Kathleen S. Molony
Research interests: Modern Japanese history; history of US-Japan-China relations; and global history.
Kathleen Molony is director of the Weatherhead Scholars Program at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. She is also a member of the Center's executive committee. Before coming to Harvard, she worked at the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment, most recently as its executive director. As the top international trade official in the state, she advised the Governor on foreign policy and international trade issues. She has been a consultant, working more than a dozen years at the economic forecasting and research firm, DRI/McGraw-Hill. Kathleen also has taught at Princeton University and at the University of Michigan. She has written on Japan and East Asia, and is co-author of a political biography (book manuscript in progress). She was an advanced research fellow at Harvard University's Program on U.S.-Japan Relations in 1993 - 1994. Kathleen sits on the boards of several local organizations, including the Boston Committee on Foreign Relations and AIM International Business Council. She holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Michigan, and a B.A. in East Asian Studies from Princeton University.
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