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The Institute of Politics hosted a panel discussion with former Israeli National Security Adviser Yaakov Amidror, former U.S. National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon, and moderator Graham T. Allison on Tuesday.
Two founding members of the Russian punk rock protest group Pussy Riot spoke out strongly against Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday night at a forum at the Institute of Politics, raising awareness of what they consider to be oppression propagated by Putin in their country.
The threat of legal action came after Kennedy School professor Ricardo Hausmann wrote an article arguing that Venezuela default on its foreign bonds.
Hedge fund manager and founder of Moore Capital Management Louis M. Bacon has donated $3.5 million to the Harvard Kennedy School for the creation of the eponymous Louis Bacon Environmental Leadership Program.
While lauding recent efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf expressed concern about the long-term effects of the epidemic.
TripAdvisor co-founder and CEO Stephen Kaufer ’84 and internet expert Susan P. Crawford spoke at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Institute of Politics on Thursday.
Former Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire, Valerie Biden Owens, columnist Kristen Soltis Anderson, former Turner Broadcasting Systems CEO Phil Kent, former RNC chairman Frank Fahrenkopf, and health care consultant Anton J. Gunn will lead study groups and campus events.
Lawrence S. Bacow, the president emeritus of Tufts University and a member of the Harvard Corporation, will join the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership as its inaugural leader-in-residence.
Former Canadian opposition leader Michael G. Ignatieff will become the Edward R. Murrow Chair of press, politics, and public policy at the Kennedy School of Government.
Margaret A. “Maggie” Williams, who has served as a close advisor to Bill and Hillary Clinton for more than 20 years, including as manager of Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, will be the new director of the John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Institute of Politics.
Margaret "Maggie" A. Williams, who managed Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in 2008, has been named as director of the Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics, the school announced Thursday afternoon.
In the months that followed the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963, realizing the late President’s wish that his national memorial consist of three parts—a museum, a library, and a political institute—and that it stand next to the Harvard campus.
Although Jasanoff said that her career trajectory has been propelled by the “accidental convergence” of opportunities, her friends and family credit her personal and professional success to her kind, pragmatic personality and her creative, adaptive mind.