Harvard Kennedy School

Interim Harvard Institute of Politics Director Setti Warren Named to Permanent Role

Setti D. Warren has been named the permanent director of the Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School, removing his interim title effective immediately, HKS Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf announced Tuesday morning.

‘Come and Take It’: Governor Sununu Asserts New Hampshire Will Vote First in 2024 Primary Season at IOP Forum

New Hampshire Governor Chris T. Sununu said the state will retain its “first in the nation primary” in 2024 — despite an overhaul of the Democratic National Committee’s primary calendar — at an Institute of Politics JFK Jr. Forum Tuesday evening.

Harvard Kennedy School Student Mateo Gomez Remembered as ‘Caring, Calm, and Selfless’

Mateo Gomez, a Harvard Kennedy School student in the mid-career master in public administration program and a special agent for the FBI, was born in Medellín, Colombia, and immigrated to Miami when he was 10. Friends and family remember Gomez as a fierce advocate for LGBTQ+ rights who was passionate about giving back to those around him.

Harvard Kennedy School Research Shows Youth Participation in Major Protests Increases Likelihood of Success

Major nonviolent protests with higher levels of youth participation are more likely to be successful, according to a study by the United States Institute of Peace in collaboration with Harvard Kennedy School professor Erica Chenoweth and lecturer Zoe Marks.

Kenneth Roth to Join Princeton Faculty This Fall While Remaining HKS Fellow

Former Human Rights Watch Executive Director Kenneth Roth, who is currently a fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights, will join Princeton’s School of Public and International Affairs as a visiting professor for the upcoming academic year.

Harvard JFK Jr. Forum Committee Co-Chairs Discuss Plans to Expand Reach of IOP Forums

Harvard’s Institute of Politics will aim to diversify the areas of expertise of the invited guests at its John F. Kennedy Jr. forums this fall, according to JFK Jr. Forum Committee Student Co-Chairs Robert Fogel ’25 and Ryan P. Tierney ’24.

Despite Calls for HKS Dean Resignation, Harvard President Bacow ‘Absolutely’ Has Confidence in Dean’s Leadership

Despite two open letters demanding the resignation of Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf this year, University President Lawrence S. Bacow said he “absolutely” still has confidence in Elmendorf’s leadership during a Tuesday interview.

Ford Foundation President Discusses Rising Economic Inequality in the U.S. at IOP Forum

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker discussed social inequality and declining economic mobility in the United States, as well as the role mentorship played in his own success, at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Tuesday evening.

Meghan O’Sullivan Appointed as Director of Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center

Harvard Kennedy School professor Meghan L. O’Sullivan will serve as the next director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS announced on Tuesday.

HKS Students Petition for Need-Based Fee Waivers and Emergency Financial Aid

Harvard Kennedy School students advocated for need-based application fee waivers and the establishment of emergency funds for students with unexpected expenses in a letter sent to the school’s dean, Douglas W. Elmendorf, Wednesday.

U.S. Deputy Energy Secretary Discusses Future of Clean Energy at Harvard Kennedy School Seminar

Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy David M. Turk discussed the federal government’s plans to foster the transition to clean energy at a Monday seminar held by the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.

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