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David King

Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard University
Chapter Member: Boston SSN
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King is Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at The Harvard Kennedy School and Faculty Chair of Harvard's Bi-Partisan Program for Newly Elected Members of the U.S. Congress. King joined the faculty in 1992, focusing on the institutions of governing in the United States. He currently teaches courses on Congress, interest groups and public policy. He also chairs Harvard's Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government.


Why A Well-Functioning Legislature Requires a Balance of Sunshine and Secrecy

  • James G. D'Angelo
  • Brent Ranalli


Turf Wars: How Congressional Committees Claim Jurisdiction (University of Chicago Press, 1997).

Presents an adaptive and evolutionary theory of institutional change in the United States Congress.