Miracle in Michigan: the Bernie Sanders Campaign, Feat. Conor Hand – Podcast

The Kennedy School Review’s Podcast explores the vast range of talents and experiences that HKS students and faculty bring to our community. We interview students and put students and faculty in conversation about the work they do.

Episode 1:

Conor Hand, who was Director of Field Operations for Senator Bernie Sanders’ primary campaign in Michigan, joins the Kennedy School Review to discuss life on the campaign trail and what became possibly the greatest primary upset in US history.

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Conor Hand is a Master in Public Policy student at the Harvard Kennedy School and a Cheng Fellow.  Conor previously worked on the Bernie Sanders Campaign as Deputy Field Director in New Hampshire, and Field Director in Michigan and Pennslyvania.  He also taught 3rd and 4th grade as a Teach for America corps member and worked on the Obama campaign in Virginia.  


Benjamin Clayton is a second-year Master in Public Policy student at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Photo Credit: Michael Valdon via Flickr
Edited by: Matt McDole