The Institute of Politics (IOP) at the Harvard Kennedy School has announced its resident and visiting fellowships for this fall. Resident fellows interact with students, participate in the intellectual life of the Harvard community, and lead weekly study groups on a wide variety of subjects. The following resident fellows will join the Institute for the fall semester:
John Carr, executive director for justice, peace, and human development, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Jim Doyle, governor of Wisconsin (2003-11) and attorney general of Wisconsin (1991-2003)
Nina Easton, senior editor and Washington columnist, Fortune magazine
Mark McKinnon, co-founder, No Labels; chief media adviser to former President George W. Bush; and vice chair, Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Brett O’Donnell, president, O’Donnell and Associates Ltd.; chief strategist, Bachmann for President campaign; and director of messaging, McCain-Palin campaign
Sonal Shah, deputy assistant to the president and director, White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation (2009-11)
George Papandreou, prime minister of Greece (2009-11), will also join the IOP as a visiting fellow this fall. Visiting fellows traditionally meet with student groups, lead discussion groups on topical issues and their experiences in public and political service, and participate in public policy classes with students and Harvard University faculty.