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Harvard Affiliates Working for Trump
Politics

Harvard Affiliates Working for Trump

Harvard Affiliates Working for Trump
Politics

Breaking With 'Tradition,' Harvard Faculty Avoid Trump Administration

The distaste is mutual. Harvard faculty don’t want to work for Trump—and the administration likely doesn’t want to elevate academic elites.

Faust at Baccalaureate
Drew Faust

Faust, Eisgruber Pen Letter Calling for TPS Protections

University President Drew G. Faust sent a letter Wednesday to a bipartisan group of lawmakers advocating on behalf of those affected by the Trump administration’s rollback of Temporary Protected Status protections.

Belfer
Politics

Government, History Professors Weigh In On Leaving Iran Deal

Several Harvard social science professors criticized President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

Yascha Mounk
Politics

'Intellectual Powerhouse': Yascha Mounk Examines the Future of Democracy

In the wake of the 2016 election, as concerns about populism gained greater traction, scholars began to take Mounk’s ideas more seriously.

Chris Christie
IOP

Former Governor Chris Christie Visits Harvard to Discuss Opioid Epidemic

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visited the Institute of Politics Tuesday for a conversation about policy responses to the opioid crisis in America.

Sean Spicer
IOP

Sean Spicer to Visit Harvard for Off-Record Study Group

Trump’s former press secretary Sean Spicer will visit the Institute of Politics Thursday to participate in an off-the-record study group with fellow Scott Jennings.

The Lightning Rod
Harvard Law School

At Private White House Dinner, Dershowitz and Trump Discussed Middle East

The dinner came as Trump is mulling whether to strike Syria. Asked whether he discussed Syria with Trump, Dershowitz replied, “Can’t tell you.”

Admissions

DOJ Filing in Admissions Lawsuit

Admissions Office
Admissions

DOJ Calls for Unsealing of Harvard Admissions Data

The Department of Justice called for the unsealing of admissions data Harvard has repeatedly argued should remain private in an amicus brief the department filed Friday.

Kevin Hassett
IOP

Trump Economic Adviser Talks Policy at IOP

Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors Kevin A. Hassett expressed optimism about President Donald Trump’s economic policy at an Institute of Politics event Thursday.

Faust at Baccalaureate
Drew Faust

Faust Pens Letter Urging Congress to Protect TPS Holders

University President Drew G. Faust sent a letter to lawmakers on both sides of the aisle Friday, urging them to pass legislation protecting immigrants now vulnerable after the Trump administration’s termination of Temporary Protected Status.

Books

Levitsky, Ziblatt To Talk Trump as Part of New Gov. Dept. Program

​Government professors Stephen R. Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt will discuss their bestselling book, “How Democracies Die," at a "Gov Books" event on Wednesday.

Trade Policy at the IOP
IOP

Summers and Former Diplomats Critique Trump’s Trade Policies

A recurring theme at the event was President Donald Trump’s frequently stated interest in renegotiating and leaving international trade agreements.

Trump

Trump’s TPS Changes Could Affect Dozens at Harvard

Dozens of Harvard affiliates remain uncertain about their futures after government officials announced changes to the Temporary Protected Status program this month.

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