Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, a possible challenger to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic primary race for president, previewed his economic agenda at Harvard Kennedy School on April 16.
Harvard University’s Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) today announced a gift by the family of Hüsnü Özyeğin, a leading Turkish ...
The Rev. Clark Olsen, S.T.B. ’59, who witnessed the 1965 Selma, Ala., murder that accelerated passage of the Voting Rights Act, launched a two-day Harvard look back at the Civil Rights era.
Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential nominee, visited Harvard Law School on April 10 for a Q&A session hosted by Dean Martha Minow. He encouraged a renewed civility in politics and society, emphasizing the difference one person can make through serving others.
IOP Fellows Martha Coakley, Kay Hagan, and Christine Quinn talk candidly about their battle-scarred campaign days and advise students on what it really takes to make it in politics.
Harvard Kennedy School Professor Stephen Walt assesses the Israeli election, in which Benjamin Netanyahu was triumphant.
Harvard political scientist Joseph Nye talks about America’s future as a global superpower in the 21st century.
Jose Gomez-Ibanez, a transportation and infrastructure policy expert at Harvard Kennedy School and the Harvard Graduate School of Design, talks about the political and financial hurdles to smoothly running public transit systems.
A pair of Harvard seniors, aided by Harvard’s innovation environment, have launched a company that helps people make sense of Congress by gathering in one place diverse information on representatives, districts, bills, and legislative proceedings.
Harvard sociologist and Radcliffe fellow Bruce Western recently completed a study tracking 122 incarcerated men and women in the Boston area who were released back into society. Western’s research helps shed light on how poverty, along with unaddressed problems, helped shape his subjects’ lives.
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Public opinion analyst Peter Hart sizes up the country’s mood and the primary field during a talk at the Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy.
New political science research from faculty at Harvard Kennedy School and Stanford University quantifies the political makeup of the nation’s judiciary.
Michael Sandel, the renowned political philosopher and professor, will debate the meaning of democracy at the Palace of Westminster in London as part of the BBC’s “Democracy Day.”
Forty-seven Harvard alumni will be part of the 114th Congress, which began this week.
With Harvard’s Vivek Murthy confirmed as the next surgeon general, health experts shared their views on areas where his focus and influence are most needed.
The director of Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center evaluates a new survey of citizens from 30 countries, including China, and how they rank the performances of the world’s best-known political leaders.
Alberto Mora, a top civilian lawyer for the U.S. Navy in the administration of President George W. Bush and an early critic of the CIA torture program, assesses the findings and conclusions of the newly released Senate Intelligence Committee report.
Comedians Seth Rogen and Lizz Winstead brought some laughter to the JFK Jr. Forum on Tuesday night, discussing humor and politics.
Game-changing political reporters John Heilemann and Mark Halperin are optimistic about the relentless changes happening in journalism.
Robert McDonald, new U.S. secretary of veterans affairs, detailed initial progress in reforming the department, which has been scarred by revelations of mismanagement and lengthy, perhaps life-threatening, waits for veterans needing care.