AUTHORS

Tim Glynn Burke, a research associate at the Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, coordinates research, content development and dissemination related to social innovation. He managed the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation-funded executive session on Transforming Cities through Civic Entrepreneurship at Harvard.

Burke is a 2006 graduate of the McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, where he studied international relations with a focus on democracy promotion in U.S. foreign policy. He received a B.S. in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1997.

Prior to joining the Ash Center, Burke enjoyed nonprofit roles in the areas of affordable housing, youth development, and community relations.

January 10, 2012

The Crazy Ones, the Misfits, the Rebels

No one knew how to effect change better than Steve Jobs. What can public-sector leaders learn from his legacy of disruptive innovation?
January 24, 2011

Food Policy on the Menu

Public officials across the country are striving to promote healthier, sustainable food options.
July 14, 2010

A Little Faith in Social Service Innovation

Social innovation as a concept is rooted in a relentless focus on results -- on getting help to those in need in the most effective manner possible.