The Inside the Statehouse series features articles by the summer of 2017 Dukakis Fellows. The Dukakis Fellowship was established by Marilyn and Calvin Gross to honor the career of Governor Michael Dukakis and expose students to leadership roles in state government. The fellows serve in the executive offices of governors across the country working on a variety of policy challenges.
A complete list of the all of the pieces can be found below; they appear in order of publication.
- Interview with Governor Michael Dukakis: Shifting Racial Attitudes, Grassroots Organizing, and Public Service by James Pagano, an MPP student at Harvard who previously worked at Democracy International and the National Democratic Institute.
- The Key to Reducing Carbon Emissions: Revolutionizing Mobility by Amy Zhou, an MPP at HKS who previously was a management consultant.
- Designing Opioid Strategies in Rhode Island by Maggie Salinger, and MPP at Harvard and a student in medicine and health policy at Emory Medical School.
- Marijuana in Maine: A Case Study in Bipartisanship by Jake Viola, an MPP at the Kennedy School who was born and raised in South Portland, Maine.
- Conservation is a Winning Strategy for Montana by Chuck Herman, a Harvard MPP student and a former City Councilman from Bethel, Alaska.
- Apprenticeships in a Shifting Economy: Nevada’s Safer Bet by Andrew Sugrue, an MPP candidate at HKS who previously worked in management consulting.
- Energy Dependence and Environmental Conservation in Alaska by Michelle Liu, a dual MPP student at Harvard and JD candidate at NYU Law School who previously worked in macroeconomic research and economic consulting.
- Closing the Jobs Gap from Behind Prison Walls in Pennsylvania by Laura White, an MPP student at Harvard from Philadelphia who also attended the University of Pennsylvania.
- Reimagining Transportation in Massachusetts by Michael Silvestri, a joint MPP/MBA candidate at Harvard.
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