Tim Glynn Burke is a research associate at the Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. As Research Associate, Tim Glynn-Burke coordinates research projects for the Innovation in Government program as well as Challenges to Democracy, a public dialogue series in honor of the Ash Center’s 10th anniversary.

Tim Glynn Burke is a research associate at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. As Research Associate, Tim Glynn-Burke coordinates research projects for the Innovation in Government program as well as Challenges to Democracy, a public dialogue series in honor of the Ash Center’s 10th anniversary. Tim also coordinates the Center’s student programs, encouraging careers in the public sector, providing opportunities for students to explore in greater depth the questions that interest them most, and strengthening the connection between students and its faculty. He is a contributing author with Stephen Goldsmith and Gigi Georges on The Power of Social Innovation: How Civic Entrepreneurs Ignite Community Networks for Good (2010) and co-author on a 2013 series of three occasional papers from the Ash Center titled Improving the Local Landscape for Innovation. Before joining the Ash Center in 2006, Glynn-Burke received his M.S. in public affairs from the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where he studied international relations with a focus on democracy promotion in U.S. foreign policy. He has enjoyed public service roles in the areas of affordable housing, youth development, and community relations, and received a B.S. in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1997.