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Emma Ebowe

Graduate Student Affiliate


Emma Ebowe

Emma Ebowe is a Ph.D. candidate in government, with a secondary field in African and African American Studies at Harvard University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of feminist theory, black political thought, and public policy in the United States and the United Kingdom. Her current dissertation research focuses on the welfare state and social infrastructure. She is also working on the applied ethics of technology in machine learning and causal inference.

Ebowe holds an MA in government from Harvard University and a B.A. in political science and German studies with a minor in economics from McGill University.

This information is accurate for the time period that the graduate student is affiliated with CES.


  • Ph.D. Student in Government, Harvard University
  • Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University


  • Government
  • African and African American Studies
  • Political Theory

Areas of Expertise

  • Political Theory
  • History of Political Thought
  • Feminist Theory
  • Black Political Theory
  • Tech Ethics

Other Affiliations

  • James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Ph.D. Scholar, Multidisciplinary Inequality & Social Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Graduate Student Affiliate, The Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University