HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL
magazine winter 2011
n a matter of faith how america prays together digital dispatches the tweeted revolution
New York’s Finest nypd at the Kennedy School
nypd Commissioner Ray Kelly mc/mpa 1984
in this issue
harvard kennedy school magazine | winter 2011
t nypd Crimson
t A Matter of Faith
t Digital Dispatches
New York’s finest at the Kennedy School
Associate Dean for Communications and Public Affairs Melodie Jackson mc/mpa 2001
How America prays together
Senior Director of Alumni Relations Paige Ennis mc/mpa 2010
The revolution is being televised, tweeted, and blogged
Editor Sarah Abrams
t DEPARTMENTS 2
The end results
From the Charles
Associate Editor Robert O’Neill
The dean’s word
Alumni in Haiti . . . Michelle Rhee mpp 1997 steps down
Cara Hesse mc/mpa 2000 helps Ethiopian rape victim. . . “Lady Math” Deborah Hughes Hallett . . .
q+a Mathias Risse . . . Coffee venture of Jim Kales mpp 1992 supports disabled
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown
Ways and means
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice . . . Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen . . .
The Politics of Happiness . . . Public Sentinel. . . Moving Out of Poverty . . . Going Local Classnotes . . . From the field: Nathaniel Fick mpa/mba 2008 and Razzaq Al-Saiedi mc/mpa 2009 . . .
JA Worldwide ceo and hks Fund Chair Sean Rush mc/mpa 2007 on the importance of giving
jfk 50th anniversary celebrated
left to right: mark ostow, scott mckowen, joshi radin, martha stewart, hks archives
News bites from around the school
On the cover: nypd Commissioner Ray Kelly mc/mpa 1984 is the only nypd commissioner to serve two terms. He is now in the 10th year of his second term. Photograph: Mark Ostow
Contributing Writers Lindsay Hodges Anderson Julia Hanna Corydon Ireland Steve Nadis Lewis Rice Craig Sandler mc/mpa 2000 Lori Shridhare Designers Diane Sibley Jennifer Eaton Alden Printer Lane Press
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Magazine Advisory Board Jennifer Armini mc/mpa 2001 Joe Bergantino mc/mpa 1985 Phil Cronin mpp 1996 Bill Dodd mc/mpa 2004 Harry Durning, Jr. mc/mpa 1970 David King David Luberoff mc/mpa 1989 Craig Sandler mc/mpa 2000 Janice Saragoni mc/mpa 1989 Steven Singer mc/mpa 1986 Scott Talan mc/mpa 2002
the end results
LETTER HKS Grads Head Up Reconstruction Finance in Haiti It was a pleasure to see the coverage in the Summer issue of the hks Magazine of alums and students who were active in the relief phase following the devastating January 2010 earthquake in Haiti. We are happy to let you know that this tradition is continuing into the reconstruction period. Specifical