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Matthew E.Kernkraut
Associate Dean for External Relations

Matthew Kernkraut provides leadership and oversight to all fundraising efforts and Radcliffe’s external relations activities, including Alumnae/i Relations, the Annual Fund, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Donor Relations, Major and Planned Giving, and Development Operations. Prior to joining the Institute in March 2013, Kernkraut served as the director of West Coast development for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) at Harvard University, where he served as a managing director of the FAS’s capital and leadership gifts team and also oversaw the West Coast Development Office in San Francisco. Since joining Harvard in June 2003, Kernkraut has been focused on fundraising, as a Harvard College Fund reunion officer and a regional director in capital giving for the FAS. He received a bachelor of arts in human services from The George Washington University and a master’s degree in higher education administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.