Teresa Acuña, Roy and Lila Ash Fellow

For Teresa Acuña, mid-career MPA 2017 and the Roy and Lila Ash Fellow at the Ash Center, community is always on her mind. Learn about her experience as a legislative aide and advocate.


Case Study

Check out the latest case study report from the Program on Crisis Leadership, exploring how the Massachusetts National Guard responded to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

 Boston bombing

Historical Context for Modern Immigration Policy & Sentiment

The Ash Center sat down with Moshik Temkin to talk about the history of immigration in the US and what it can teach us about modern debates and policy.

Moshik Temkin

New Operational Excellence in Government Platform

OpExExplore the Ash Center's new platform for government operational efficiency. The site contains insights from thousands of recommendations from over 200 state and local government reports. The 30 best studies, searchable by location and topic, are available today. 

Featured Research

Melissa Williams discusses the distinctive forms of political legitimacy that exist in contemporary East Asia.
                                                                                  East Asian Perspectives

Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Finance Minister of Indonesia

What is the response of Indonesia to the New World Order? How can global leaders respond to current events without destroying the engines of global prosperity? Watch the Albert H. Gordon Lecture presented by Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Finance Minister of Indonesia. 

Asia Public Policy Forum 2017

Watch a session from the 2017 Asia Public Policy Forum (APPF) about education and meeting the demand for jobs, a part of the forum's overall discussion about improving education access and quality in Asia.

Judging the Bench

AshCast sat down with Maya Sen, Assistant Professor at HKS. In this episode Sen helps us understand what ideologies and influence law clerks have as well as what the pending confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch means for the Supreme Court.