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Isabel G. Skomro

Crimson staff writer Isabel G. Skomro can be reached at Isabel.skomro@thecrimson.com. Follow her on Twitter @isabelskomro.

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Kennedy School Professor Who Designed Texas’s Energy Market Defends Skyrocketing Prices Following Winter Storm

Despite widespread power outages and skyrocketing electricity prices after a winter storm in Texas earlier this month, William W. Hogan — a professor at Harvard Kennedy School who is widely considered the architect of the state’s energy market system — said in an interview with The Crimson that the state’s market had “worked as designed” given the conditions.


Student Group Publishes Open Letter Advocating for Equity-Related Changes at Kennedy School

HKS Equity Coalition, a student group advocating for equity and justice at the Harvard Kennedy School, published an open letter in late January calling for several equity-related changes at the Kennedy School.


Harvard History Professor Presents Life and Legacy of John F. Kennedy '40 at IOP Event

Harvard History professor Fredrik Logevall presented his research on the political development of former President John F. Kennedy ’40 while he was a student at Harvard College at a virtual Harvard Kennedy School forum Tuesday.


Activist and Organizer LaTosha Brown Discusses Voter Mobilization at Kennedy School Event

LaTosha Brown, co-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund and co-founder of the Southern Black Girls Consortium, discussed her experience mobilizing voters during an event at the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership on Thursday.


HKS Black Voters Matter event

LaTosha Brown, co-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund, speaks at a Harvard Kennedy School event Thursday evening moderated by Kennedy School Professor of History, Race and Public Policy Khalil G. Muhammad.


Harvard Institute of Politics Welcomes Spring 2021 Fellows

Former Montana Gov. Steve Bullock — a Democrat who has also made runs for the White House and Senate — and five other eminent political figures will serve as fellows at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics this spring, per an announcement on Wednesday.


Incoming Members of Congress Participate in Virtual Orientation Hosted by Harvard Kennedy School

Newly elected members of the 117th Congress convened virtually earlier this month for a bipartisan orientation hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics.


New Zealand PM Ardern Draws Largest Virtual Crowd in JFK Jr. Forum History

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda K. L. Ardern shared her vision for leadership before a record-breaking audience of thousands at a virtual John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Tuesday — the largest since the event series moved online in March.