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Asher J. Montgomery
Belarus Opposition Leader, European Parliament President Reaffirm Support for Ukraine at Harvard IOP Forum
More than a year after Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, a massive escalation in a war that dates back to 2014, Tsikhanouskaya and European Parliament President Roberta Metsola reaffirmed that their support for Ukraine has not waned during a joint appearance at the Friday forum.
The search for the next director of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics has narrowed to an initial shortlist of four finalists, according to five people familiar with the student deliberations.
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.
Harvard Kennedy School Professor Cornell Williams Brooks Declares ‘Policing is in a State of Crisis’ at IOP Forum
Harvard Kennedy School Professor Cornell Williams Brooks said policing in the United States is in a “state of crisis” at a Harvard Institute of Politics Forum Monday evening.
A Harvard IOP forum on Monday night featured a conversation about policing and racial justice with Cornell William Brooks, a Harvard Kennedy School professor, Yanilda María González, assistant professor of public policy at HKS, and Sandra Susan Smith, a professor of criminal justice at the school.
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.
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.