David Luberoff is Senior Associate Director of the Joint Center. A member of the Center’s senior management team, he is responsible for external relations, institutional advancement, and educational outreach. He is also a Lecturer on Sociology at Harvard University, where he developed and co-teaches an undergraduate General Education course on “Reinventing (and Reimagining) Boston: The Changing American City.”
Luberoff, who joined the Center in August 2016, has also served as Senior Project Advisor to the Boston Area Research Initiative at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Executive Director of Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS); Associate Director of HKS’s Taubman Center for State and Local Government; and editor of The Tab, the largest group of weekly newspapers in greater Boston. The author of many articles and case studies on the politics of infrastructure and land-use policies, he is the co-author (with Alan Altshuler) of Mega-Projects: The Changing Politics of Urban Public Investment, which was named 2003’s best book on urban politics by the American Political Science Association’s urban section. He received an MPA from the Kennedy School of Government and a BA in History from Wesleyan University.