Harvard Kennedy School
MPP Graduate Student
Bob Payne has spent his professional career helping to bring more and better resources to the kids of New Orleans. As a teacher, teacher supervisor, nonprofit administrator, and district administrator, Bob worked hard to ensure that the students of New Orleans received high-quality academics, social work, and extracurricular activities like music and sports. This fall, Bob moved to the Harvard Kennedy School to study stats, economics, electoral politics, and how all can be brought into the education world. He likes the Saints, the Mets, traveling, oysters, and Mardi Gras.