Peter Hart

Visiting Murrow Lecturer of the Practice of Press and Public Policy
Shorenstein Center
Office Address
Taubman-240
Mailing Address
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Mailbox 113
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact
Phone: 617-495-8993
Email: Peter_Hart@hks.harvard.edu
Assistant
Jill Reurs (617-495-8269)
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Profile

Peter D. Hart is the Visiting Murrow Lecturer of the Practice of Press and Public Policy for the Fall of 2013.  He is one of the leading analysts of public opinion in the United States and will be teaching a Kennedy School course called “Polling in the Real World: Using Survey Research to Win Elections and Govern.”  Since 1971, he has been chairman of Peter D. Hart Research Associates.  Mr. Hart, along with Robert Teeter, and currently with Bill McInturff of Public Opinion Strategies, have been the pollsters for NBC News and The Wall Street Journal since 1989.  Hart has represented more than 40 U.S. senators and 30 governors, as well as a broad range of corporate clients and nonprofit institutions.  He has taught public opinion and public policy at Duke University, the University of Pennsylvania, and UC Berkeley.
 

Courses

Fall

  • DPI-613 Polling in the Real World: Using Survey Research to Win Elections and Govern