Brad DeWees


Brad is a (Non-Resident) Research Fellow with the Lerner Lab. His dissertation focused on how accountability influences judgment and decision-making, especially in a public policy context. He received his Bachelor’s from the United States Air Force Academy in 2009, where he was the top overall graduate from his class, received a Master’s in Public Policy from the University of Maryland in 2011, and received a PhD in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School in 2019. Brad is a Major in the United States Air Force with a deployment to Afghanistan and assignments in Ft. Bragg, NC, Colorado Springs, CO, and Washington, D.C.. He has continued his military service since completion of his doctoral program.