Dr. Raja Kamal
Advisory Board Member
Dr. Kamal is the Senior Vice President for institute relations at the Buck Institute for Aging Research. Dr. Kamal also served as Director of new initiatives and international development at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. During his 16 years at Harvard, Dr. Kamal successfully internationalized the activities of the Kennedy School and negotiated dozens of endowed programs with governments and leading private sector organizations in the United States and around the world.
An economist by training, Dr. Kamal was an adjunct professor of economics and international business at Boston University and previously at Wheelock College. He holds advanced graduate degrees in economics, mass communication and administrative sciences. He is frequently quoted as an expert source in U.S. media and abroad and regularly contributes editorials on global affairs to major newspapers, worldwide. His work has been published in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish newspapers.