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Professor Bob Korstad's book inspires a musical

The Hart Leadership Program's very own Bob Korstad may soon be seeing his name in lights. The Labor Heritage Foundation, a nonprofit cultural arts organization in DC that works to strengthen the labor movement through the use of music and arts, has taken Korstad's 2003 book Civil Rights Unionism: Tobacco Workers and the Struggle for Democracy in the Mid-Twentieth-Century…

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Ambassador James Joseph gives speech on hope and democracy

Ambassador James A. Joseph, Emeritus Professor of the Practice of Public Policy and former Leader-in-Residence in the Hart Leadership Program, recently gave a speech to the Longboat Key Democratic Club in Longboat Key, Florida. His speech spoke to the challenges and opportunities facing democracy and the Democratic Party in our current political era. Towards the beginning…

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The Republican Party and Its Future

Professor Marty Morris is returning to Duke this spring to teach “The Republican Party and its Future.” Against the backdrop of a particularly dramatic GOP primary season, Morris will teach students how to successfully run a campaign and the basics of how to manage a political office. Morris holds the record as the longest serving…

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How POLIS was born

The Hart Leadership Program was instrumental in the creation of POLIS (The Center for Politics, Leadership, Innovation, and Service). Read about its start in Duke Magazine.

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Hart Leadership Faculty Member Re-Elected to Durham City Council

Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Hart Leadership Program core faculty member Steve Schewel won his re-election bid for the Durham City Council Tuesday, November 3rd. Schewel received 28.1 percent of the vote in a six-person race for City Council, the highest percentage of any candidate. An advocate for affordable housing, Schewel released a…

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