Christian Flynn

Director of Special Projects

As Director of Special Projects at the IOP, Christian plans and coordinates a range of Harvard Kennedy School's highest profile political and public service-related conferences for elected officials, academics and media. Key events include the Program for Newly Elected Members of Congress; Campaign for President: The Managers Look at the Presidential Campaign; and IOP Director's Dinners. Flynn also works with the Harvard Political Union. Christian has worked at Harvard since 1995 almost exclusively for the IOP. In 1994, he served as a surrogate scheduler for Senator Ted Kennedy during the 1994 Senate campaign, and had the opportunity to work with many members of the Senator’s extended family. Christian and his partner Dan Schutt have a son Derrick and live in Milton, MA.