Jospeh P. Kalt
Joseph P. Kalt is the Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Since 2005, he also has served as a visiting professor at The University of Arizona's Eller College of Management. He received his Ph.D. (1980) and M.A. (1977) in Economics from UCLA, and his B.A. (1973) in Economics from Stanford University. Kalt is widely recognized for his work on economic development on American Indian reservations and among First Nations in Canada. In 1987, he founded (with Stephen Cornell) The Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development. Kalt teaches in the programs of the Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management and Policy at The University of Arizona, has served as the faculty chair of the Harvard University Native American Program, is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Fort Apache Heritage Foundation, and was an advisor to Canada's Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples. In 2005, Kalt received the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development's First American Leadership Award for his contributions to research in public policy affecting Native peoples.