Graham Harrison
World Bank Group
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Graham Harrison is a Senior Science and Technology Consultant at the World Bank, where he works primarily on higher education projects in the Education Global Practice.  From 2009 – 2018, he served as a Program Officer in the Office of International Science and Engineering at the US National Science Foundation.  At NSF, he focused on US-European research cooperation and science policy issues, and in 2015 served as the Head of the NSF Europe Office.  He was a key organizer of the inaugural meeting of the Global Research Council - the Global Summit on Merit Review - and subsequently served as the inaugural Executive Secretary to the Governing Board of the Global Research Council from 2012 – 2016. 

Dr. Harrison earned a B.S. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from the University of California Santa Barbara, both in Chemical Engineering. He conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Prior to joining NSF, he served on the faculty of the Department of Chemical Engineering at Clemson University in South Carolina.

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