Fall 2023 Resident Fellows

For more than fifty years, the Institute of Politics Resident Fellows Program has provided Harvard students with the opportunity to learn from prominent public servants, engage in civil discourse, and acquire a more holistic and pragmatic view of our political world. 

This semester's fellows bring diverse experience in politics, elected office, global diplomacy, judiciary affairs, and journalism to address the challenges facing our country and world today.  The Fall 2023 Institute of Politics resident fellows cohort includes Cheri Beasley, Rodney Davis, Andrea R. Flores, Betsy Fischer Martin, Jonathan Martin, Daniel Mulhall, and Jeff Rosen.

Click on each Fellow below to see information about their study group topics.

photograph of Cheri Beasley

Cheri Beasley

Study Group: The Dichotomy between Race (identity, etc.) and Power in Politics.

Cheri Beasley, a former assistant public defender, served as a judge for twenty-two years.  She was the first African American woman to serve as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina. As...

photograph of Congressman Rodney Davis

Rodney Davis

Study Group: How to Survive Congress, and the Wide Variety of Issues you May Face in Washington.

The Honorable Rodney Davis is a former five-term U.S. Representative for Illinois’ 13th district. He currently holds the position of Managing Director at Cozen O’Connor Public...

photograph of Betsy Fischer Martin

Betsy Fischer Martin

Study Group: Rematch or Renewal: An In-Depth Discussion of the 2024 Presidential Race (with Jonathan Martin)

Betsy Fischer Martin is an Emmy-winning journalist and former TV news executive. She is currently the executive director of the Women & Politics Institute at American...

photograph of Andrea Flores

Andrea Flores

Study Group: The Future of Immigration Policy and Politics in the United States. How Does the United States Reform its Immigration System in an Era of Growing Anti-immigrant Sentiment?

Andrea R. Flores (Harvard College ‘10) currently Vice President of Immigration Policy &...

photograph of Jonathan Martin

Jonathan Martin

Study Group: Rematch or Renewal: An In-Depth Discussion of the 2024 Presidential Race (with Betsy Fischer Martin)

Jonathan Martin is the politics bureau chief and senior political columnist at POLITICO, where he writes a reported column on policy, politics and campaigns. Prior to...

photograph of Ambassador Daniel Mulhall

Daniel Mulhall

Study Group: Could ‘Things Fall Apart’ in the Coming Years, and How Can They be Held Together?

Daniel Mulhall spent 44 years in Ireland’s diplomatic service, including as Ambassador to Malaysia (2001-2005), Germany (2009-2013), United Kingdom (2013-2017) and the United States...

photograph of Jeff Rosen

Jeff Rosen

Study Group: The Expansive Executive Branch: Who Sets Policy and Who Controls What Gets Done? The Relationship of Federal Agencies to the White House – and Each Other – From Varied Vantage Points

Jeff Rosen (Harvard Law School ‘82) served as the Acting Attorney General of the...

Fall 2023 Visiting Fellows

The Visiting Fellows Program brings distinguished veterans of public life for a short yet comprehensive stay at the Institute of Politics. Each fellowship is individually tailored to the background of the visiting fellow, as well as his or her calendar availability. The Fall 2023 Institute of Politics Visiting Fellows are Roy Blunt and Susan E. Rice. 

photograph of Senator Roy Blunt

Roy Blunt

Following a distinguished career in public service, Senator Blunt left the US Congress in January 2023 after representing Missouri for 12 years in the United States Senate and 14 years in the United States House of Representatives. Among his many achievements in the Congress...

Ambassador Susan E. Rice

Susan Rice

Susan E. Rice most recently served as Domestic Policy Advisor to President Joe Biden from January 2021 to May 2023.  Previously, Rice was President Obama’s National Security Advisor and U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 2009-2017, and a member of the...