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Racism in Urban Housing Policy

A panel of experts discusses the history and continuing challenges of racism in urban housing at an event at the Institute of Politics Tuesday evening.

Comey Defends Record as FBI Director at Harvard Institute of Politics Forum

James B. Comey, the former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation who was fired by President Donald J. Trump in 2017, defended his controversial tenure as head of the FBI at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Monday night.

Panelists Make Case for Reparations at IOP Event

Panelists at a Harvard Kennedy School event Friday urged the U.S. government to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves, calling it a moral responsibility.

Sandel and Williams at IOP

Professor Michael Sandel, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, and Shorenstein Center Fellow Gwyneth Williams discussed the competition of ideas in today's polarized environment at the Institute of Politics Thursday evening.

Harvard Kennedy School Initiative Was Involved in Preparing Iowa State Parties for Caucus Cyberthreats

The Defending Digital Democracy project — a Harvard Kennedy School initiative that aims to prevent election-related cyber attacks — held seminars last fall with the Iowa Democratic and Republican parties to prepare for potential threats to this year’s caucuses.

Suraj Yengde outdoors

Suraj is a postdoctoral fellow at the Initiative for Institutional Anti-racism and Accountability, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center Announces Spring 2020 Fellows

The former White House Communications Director and Chief Speechwriter for President Bill Clinton and National Public Radio’s first Moscow bureau chief are among the fellows who will join the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center.

Harvard Institute of Politics Announces Spring 2020 Resident Fellows

The former governor of Alaska and five other prominent political figures are slated to join the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics this spring as part of their residential fellows program, the IOP announced Thursday.

Northeastern Professor Delivers Kennedy School Lecture on Social Networks and Fake News

Northeastern University professor David Lazer discussed the impact of the internet on misinformation and the spread of political ideas at a lecture at the Harvard Kennedy School Tuesday.

Kennedy School Hosts Discussion on Partisan Reconciliation

University Professor Danielle S. Allen and Adam D. Serwer, a staff writer for The Atlantic, discussed the future of a politically divided American society at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Tuesday night.

Students Awarded for ‘Civic Tech’ Pitches at IOP

Harvard students and technology leaders discussed ways to integrate technology into politics at the inaugural Civic Tech Challenge at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics Monday evening.

Former Government Officials and Experts Engage in National Security Council Simulation at JFK Jr. Forum

Former United States government officials and policy experts, including former Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter and former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers, participated in a live simulation of a White House National Security Council meeting at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Tuesday.

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