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Fall 2017 Institute of Politics Fellows

September 8, 2017
The Fall 2017 Institute of Politics Fellows visited Wadsworth House as part of their orientation to Harvard. In the photo below are (left to right): Emily Hall, undergraduate IOP student liaison; Karen Finney, senior advisor and spokesperson for the Hillary Clinton campaign; Dan Balz, chief correspondent at The Washington Post; Sally Jewell, former US Secretary of the Interior; Jackie O'Neill, University Marshal; Jason Chaffetz, former US Congressman (R-UT); and... Read more about Fall 2017 Institute of Politics Fellows

Spring 2017 Institute of Politics Fellows

February 6, 2017

The Marshal's Office hosted the Spring 2017 Institute of Politics Fellows for a welcome at Wadsworth House. Pictured below are (left to right): Eric Andersen, IOP Fellows Administrator; Gil Kerlikowske, former Commissioner of US Customs and Border Control; Anna Laszlo, Mr. Kerlikowske's wife; TW Shannon, former Member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives; University Marshal Jackie O'Neill; Sarah Hurwitz, former Special Assistant to the President of...

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Alec Mapa, comedian and TV personality

September 14, 2016

Comedian and TV personality Alec Mapa (of "Ugly Betty" and "Desperate Housewives" fame) visited Wadsworth House during his afternoon at Harvard. His visit featured a discussion and screening of his film "Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy", about his experience of adopting a black boy through foster care with his husband. The event kicked off of the "Sexuality Intersections: LGBTQ Film Series" sponsored by the Office of the Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity and Equity; FAS Diversity Relations and Communications; the Office for the Arts; and the Office...

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Fall 2016 Institute of Politics Fellows

September 12, 2016

The fall 2016 cohort of fellows from the Institute of Politics visited Wadsworth House for a welcome with Jackie O'Neill and a short tour of Harvard Yard. This fall's fellows include: activist Peter Staley, Republican party operative David Kochel, retired US Army General James Hill, Deputy Campaign Manager (for Carly Fiorina) Sarah Isgur Flores, ABC News reporter Ann Compton, and New York State Assemblyman from the Bronx Michael A. Blake.
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Former Ambassador and Governor Gary Locke

April 14, 2016

The former US Ambassador to China and former Governor of Washington State, Gary Locke, a visiting fellow at the Institute of Politics, visited Wadsworth House as part of his the day stay on campus. University Marshal Jackie O'Neill was joined by Vice Provost for International Affairs (and Professor of Chinese History) Mark Elliott in receiving Governor Locke at Wadsworth House. Governor Locke also spoke at the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum...

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Jazz Master in Residence Rufus Reid

April 7, 2016

Rufus Reid, whose "luscious sound and buoyant swing can levitate an ensemble clear off the bandstand" (The New Yorker) is the 2016 Jazz Master in Residence at Harvard University. Between an intimate conversation with African American Music Professor Ingrid Monson at Holden Chapel, and a tribute concert in Sanders Theater featuring the Harvard Jazz Bands, Mr. Reid also visited Wadsworth House....

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