The Institute of Politics was pleased to welcome Spring 2017 Visiting Fellow Peter Shumlin to Harvard on March 29 and 30. Shumlin served as Governor of Vermont from 2011 to 2017 after serving as Vermont State Senator, 1993 to 2003 and 2007 to 2011, and member of the Vermont House of Representatives, 1990-93.
Shumlin spent his time speaking with Harvard College undergraduate students about his accomplishments as governor and running for office.
Shumlin and students visited the WGBH studio where Shumlin discussed the opioid epidemic with Boston Public Radio's Jim Braude and Margery Eagan. Listen to the conversation here.
Shumlin also joined a panel discussion in the JFK Jr Forum about Examining America's Opioid Crisis. Watch the conversation with David Amstrong, Senior Enterprise Reporter at STAT; IOP Fellow Gil Kerlikowske, former Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (2014-2017) and Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (2009-2014); and moderator Sheila Burke, HKS Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy below.