Upcoming Events at the IOP

  1. Career Chat with Congressman Seth Moulton

    Monday October 23 - 11:30am

    Career Chat with Congressman Seth Moulton ’01, MPA/MBA ‘11

    Interested in working in government or running for office? Thinking about military service?

    Join us for an informal career chat with Congressman Seth Moulton ‘01, MPA/MBA ’11, and hear about his journey from Harvard to running for Congress. After Harvard, Seth joined the Marine Corps where he served four tours in Iraq and earned the rank of Captain. He then went on to pursue and MPA/MBA at the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School and worked in the private sector before running for Congress in 2014 where he now represents the Sixth District of Massachusetts. He serves on the House Armed Services Committee and the Budget Committee. Pizza will be served!  This event is co-sponsored with the Office of Career Servies (OCS). Please register through Crimson Careers.

    Monday, September 23, 11:30AM - 12:15 PM

    Office of Career Services, 54 Dunster St.



  2. The Lure of the Prosperity Gospel in the Age of Trump

    Monday October 23 - 6:00pm

    E.J. Dionne Jr.
    Opinion Writer, The Washington Post
    William H. Bloomberg Visiting Professor, Harvard Divinity School and Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
    Sally Quinn
    American Author and Journalist
    Author, Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir
    Jonathan L. Walton
    Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, Harvard University
    Professor of Religion and Society, Harvard Divinity School
    Nicco Mele (Moderator)
    Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
    Director, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, HKS

  3. A Conversation with former Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on the Economy, Global Challenges and America's Future

    Wednesday October 25 - 6:00pm

    Penny Pritzker
    Founder and Chairman of PSP Capita
    United States Secretary of Commerce (2013 – 2017)
    Nicholas Burns
    Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations, HKS
    Faculty Director, Future of Diplomacy Project; Faculty Chair, Middle East Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School

  4. Defeating ISIS: Inside the Campaign Against a Brutal Enemy

    Thursday October 26 - 6:00pm

    A conversation with
    Ash Carter
    Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and Belfer Professor of Technology and Global Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
    United States Secretary of Defense (2015-2017)
    David Gergen (Moderator)
    Public Service Professor of Public Leadership &
    Director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School


  5. #Democracy on Fire: Twitter, Social Movements, and the Future of Dissent

    Friday October 27 - 4:00pm

    Marshall Ganz
    Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
    Wael Ghonim
    Entrepreneurship Fellow, Shorenstein Center, Harvard Kennedy School
    Computer engineer, internet activists, and social entrepreneur
    Author, Revolution 2.0: The Power of the People is Greater than the People in Power
    Zeynep Tufekci
    Associate Professor, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina
    Author, Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protests
    David Eaves (Moderator)
    Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School          


  6. The People Behind the Polls: Story of the American Voter

    Monday October 30 - 6:00pm

    Tony Fabrizio
    Partner, Fabrizio, Lee & Associates
    Chief Pollster, Donald J. Trump Presidential Campaign
    Margie Omero
    Democratic Pollster
    Co-host of The Pollsters Podcast
    Mark Penn
    President and Managing Partner, The Stagwell Group
    Visiting Lecturer, Harvard College
    Chairman, Harris Poll
    John Della Volpe (Moderator)
    Director of Polling, Institute of Politics, Harvard Kennedy School
    Founder and CEO, SocialSphere, Inc

  7. Conference on Redistricting Reform at Harvard

    Wednesday November 8 - 8:30am

    A day-long conference on gerrymandering, redistricting, and the fight for American democracy hosted by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and co-sponsored by the Institute of Politics.