Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative

BHCL

Bloomberg Philanthropies and Harvard University convened the inaugural class of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative. 40 mayors spent a weekend in NYC recieving high-quality executive coaching and training. 

Featured News Commentary

Moshik Temkin writes that in the age of Trump, the most important thing historians can do is to leave the analogies to the pundits, and instead provide a critical, uncomfortable account of how we arrived at this unique political moment. 

           Moshik Temkin

Now on AshCast

Tune into the latest Ash Center podcast episode, "The U.S., China, and the Future of the Korean Peninsula." Dr. Jin Park, Julia Lee, Ash China Programs Director Edward Cunningham, and Ash Center Director Tony Saich discuss the relationship between the U.S., China, and North and South Korea.

Kate O'Gorman, Martha H. Mauzy Award Winner

Meet Kate O'Gorman, MPA 2017, the inaugural recipient of the Ash Center's Martha H. Mauzy Award for Advancement of Democratic Governance.

Kate O'Gorman

Award Winning Book

Dara Kay Cohen was awarded the American Political Science Association's 2017 Theodore J. Lowi First Book Award for her book Rape During Civil War.

 

Occasional Paper Series

New paper answers the question, does online political petition participation differ between women and men? Read "Gender and Political Mobilization Online: Participation and Policy Success on a Global Petitioning Platform" to learn more. 

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Featured Commentary

Kelman FCW

Steve Kelman confronts the culture of fear in government and applauds the efforts of government officials who own their mistakes in his latest article on FCW

Communiqué Spring 2017, Volume 20

In the latest issue, we feature the Civic Analytics Network (CAN), a national peer network of Chief Data Officers (CDO). We also showcase new fellows, faculty, & programs.

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