Government Alumni Panel:

Think Tanks and Public Policy

Research in the Real World

Vanda Felbab-Brown, B.A. Gov ‘99

  • Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, Brookings Institution

Greer Meisels, M.A. Regional Studies East Asia ‘12

  • Chief of Staff, Institute of International Finance
  • Policy Advisor, Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, U.S. Dept. of the Treasury
  • Chief of Staff, Bryson Climate Initiative, Wilson Center
  • Research Fellow, Center for the National Interest 

Harry Oppenheimer, M.A. Gov ’18; Ph.D. candidate

  • Research Associate, Council on Foreign Relations
  • TF for Gov 1730

Hunter Richard, B.A. Gov ’12, HBS MBA ‘18

  • Senior Associate, Guidehouse
  • Senior Manager of Business Development, Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment


Tuesday, April 16

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.



The panel discussion will be followed by an hors d’oeuvres reception


Please RSVP here if you would like to attend.




4/2/19: Wall Street to the Harvard Government Department: Real Life Applications of Data Science
2/25/19: Lunch with Prof. Steve Levitsky in Winthrop House, "The Future of Venezuala"
12/3/18: GovBooks with Prof. Jennifer Hochschild: "Do Facts Matter?"
11/6/18: Election Night at Currier House
10/24/18: Lunch with Prof. Ryan Enos in Winthrop House, "The Midterm Elections: What's at Stake"
10/5/18: Lunch with Dr. Nara Dillon in Mather House, “Trump's Trade War with China”
9/18/18: Lunch with Prof. Grzegorz Ekeirt in Quincy House, "The Fate of Democracy in Eastern Europe”
9/5/18: Government Department BBQ