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Congressional Fellowship Program Advisory Committee

The Congressional Fellowship Program Advisory Committee plays an active role in the direction of the fellowship. The Committee's diverse composition, ranging from academics and journalists to lobbyists and Members of Congress, is meant to enhance and reflect the fellowship's success.


* Former APSA Congressional Fellow

DOUG BEREUTER

President Emeritus, Asia Foundation; former Member, U.S. House of Representatives


MICHELLE CHIN*

Academic Director, the Archer Center; former senior researcher and policy analyst, Learning Policy Institute; former policy advisor to Sen. John Cornyn and Rep. Joe Barton (CFP 2006-2007)


JOAN CLAYBROOK*

President Emeritus, Public Citizen; former Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (CFP 1965-66)


RICHARD COHEN

Journalist, chief author of The Almanac of American Politics, and former congressional reporter for the National Journal


CHARLES E. COOK, JR.

Editor and Publisher of The Cook Political Report; Political Analyst, National Journal


MENNA DEMESSIE*

Vice President, Policy Analysis and Research, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CFP 2010-2011)


ROBERT DOLE

Special Counsel, Alston and Bird; former Member U.S. Senate, serving part of that time as Senate Majority Leader; Republican nominee for President, 1996


RONALD D. ELVING*

Senior Editor and Correspondent, Washington Desk, National Public Radio; former Political Editor, Congressional Quarterly (CFP 1984-85)


VIC FAZIO

Senior Advisor, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld; former Member, U.S. House of Representatives; co-founder of the California Journal


DAVID GERGEN

Professor of Public Service, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Senior Political Analyst, CNN


LEE H. HAMILTON

Director of The Center on Congress at Indiana University; former Member, U.S. House of Representatives; former President and Director, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars


PAUL LIGHT*

Paulette Goddard Professor of Public Service, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University; former Vice President and Director, Governmental Studies Program, Brookings Institution; former Director, Public Policy Program, Pew Charitable Trusts (CFP 1982-1983)


GERALD KOVACH

Former Senior Vice President, MCI


RICHARD LUGAR

President, The Lugar Center; former Member, U.S. Senate


DAVID PRICE (D-NC)

Member, U.S. House of Representatives; former Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Duke University


COKIE ROBERTS

Political Commentator and former Co-Anchor of This Week, ABC News; Commentator, Morning Edition, National Public Radio


CATHERINE E. RUDDER*

Professor Emerita, School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, George Mason University; former Executive Director of the American Political Science Association (CFP 1974-75)


JAMES A. THURBER*

University Distinguished Professor of Government; Founder and Director, Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, American University (CFP 1973-74)


In Memoriam, Barbara Sinclair, Professor Emeritus, University of California at Los Angeles (CFP 1978-1979); William Frenzel, former Member, U.S. House of Representatives; Eugene Eidenberg, Founder and Managing Director, Granite Ventures, LLC, former Executive Vice President, MCI, former White House Assistant under President Carter (CFP 1964-65).


The program thanks its emeritus members for their service to the advisory committee: Michael Barone, Michael Franc, Robert Gilpin, Jr. (CFP 1959-60), Albert Hunt, Gary Hymel, Charles Jones, Robert Merry, and Norm Ornstein (CFP 1969-70).


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