The DeWitt Wallace Center is pleased to welcome Professor Judith Kelley as a Faculty Fellow and John Harwood as a Distinguished Fellow, starting July 1st, 2024.

Judith Kelley is the former Dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy, the ITT/Terry Sanford Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, and a member of the Bass Society of Fellows at Duke University. She researches how international actors can promote democratic and human rights reforms and has more recently focused on the global fight against human trafficking with her book, Scorecard Diplomacy: Grading States to Influence their Reputation and Behavior (Cambridge University Press, 2017). Professor Kelley’s work has been published by Princeton University Press, Cambridge University Press, and has appeared in journals such as American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, and Journal of Common Market Studies. 

John Harwood is a prominent journalist (and Duke alum) who has covered the White House, Congress, national politics, and the economy during his time at news organizations such as the St. Petersburg Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CNBC, and CNN. He has interviewed every president from George H.W. Bush to Joe Biden and received an Emmy nomination for his hour-long live CNBC town hall with President Barack Obama. Harwood was part of the Wall Street Journal team covering the 9/11 attacks, which won the Pulitzer Prize. Recently, he has interviewed politicians and voters for Duke’s Polis Center for Politics on the Bedeviled podcast, while continuing to work as a freelance journalist. He will continue with his Bedeviled podcast during his fellowship with the DeWitt Wallace Center.