Give Voice | Bruce Western tells the complicated, human story of prison and prisoners. Hiding in Plain Sight | Slavery and human trafficking are here and now, and Katherine Chon MC/MPA 2010 has spent her adult life fighting them. Let’s Get Started | New Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas Elmendorf prepares to build on the school’s excellent foundation. Getting to Win Win | In a time of extreme polarization, Jane Mansbridge shows a way for politicians to meet in the middle. The Leadership Playbook | Daron Roberts MPP 2004 has moved from coaching players on the field to coaching leadership in the classroom.
Winter 2016 Features
Research System Failure Bruce Western tells the complex story and human cost of mass incarceration. Alumni New Abolitionist Katherine Chon MC/MPA 2010 wages war on modern slavery. Leadership Let’s Get Started Dean Douglas Elmendorf prepares to build on the school’s excellent foundation. Research Win Win Jane Mansbridge on the vanishing art and science of political compromise. Alumni Classnotes Connecting with your classmates and your community. Alumni Going Deep Daron Roberts MPP 2004 is driving leadership training into sports.
Inside This Issue
Research Business Plan Human rights are too important to be left to the state. Teaching A Running Start The race for public office sometimes starts in a classroom. Research Character Counts A Q&A with Dana Born on transformational leadership. Campus Bully Pulpit “There is such a thing as ripeness in foreign policy.” Alumni Little Spacey “It’s a little complicated learning about two entirely different spacecraft, but it is fun!” Research Faculty Books The Loneliness of the Black Republican, What Works, The Next Great War?, and more. Alumni Heart of the Matter Hassan Tetteh MC/MPA 2009 was told a heart surgeon doesn’t need to know about policy. Research Idea Factory Air quality in India, learning without raising hands, green bonds, and more. Alumni Ways and Means Wendy Pangburn MC/MPA 1986, Stacey Gillis Weber MPA 1990 and Jeffrey Weber MBA 1990. In Memoriam Douglas Shorenstein A supporter of the school leaves a lasting legacy.