Dr. Gloria Y.A. Ayee is a Lecturer at Harvard University and a Senior Research Fellow with the IARA Project at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School. She is also a faculty associate with the Carr Center for Human Rights at Harvard Kennedy School. Her areas of specialization are American politics, comparative politics, behavior and identity politics, and race and ethnic politics.
Her research interests include transitional justice, truth and reconciliation commissions, human rights, political reconciliation, politics and popular culture, political communication, and immigrant political incorporation.