Harvard’s Institute of Politics announces spring fellows

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Harvard’s Institute of Politics (IOP) has announced its spring resident and visiting fellows. Resident fellows lead weekly study groups during an academic semester; visiting fellows join the institute for a shorter period and meet with students and faculty.

IOP spring resident fellows include: Charlie Cook, political analyst, editor and publisher, “The Cook Political Report” and columnist, National Journal magazine; Amb. Karen Hughes, worldwide vice chair, Burson-Marsteller and under secretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs (2005-07) and counselor to President George W. Bush (2001-02); Steve Kerrigan, Presidential Inaugural Committee chief executive officer and co-chair (2013) and chief of staff (2009) and CEO, 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee; John Murray, former deputy chief of staff to U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor and founder and president of the YG Action Fund Super PAC and the YG Network; Gov. Bev Perdue, former governor (2009-13) and lieutenant governor (2001-09) of North Carolina; and Keith Richburg, China correspondent, Beijing, China Bureau (2009-13), bureau chief, New York Bureau (2007-09) and foreign editor (2005-07) for The Washington Post. 

IOP spring visiting fellows (and fellowship months) include: Gov. Jon Huntsman (April), former presidential candidate, governor of Utah (2005-09) and U.S. ambassador to China (2009-11) and Singapore (1992-93) and John King (several weeks throughout spring semester), CNN’s chief national correspondent.  Sen. Tim Wirth (April), United Nations Foundation president, undersecretary of state for global affairs (1993-98) and U.S. senator (1987-93) and U.S. representative (1975-87) from the state of Colorado, will serve as a joint visiting fellow with the IOP and Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.