Institute of Politics announces fellows

Staff Writer

The University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics (IOP) has announced five new fellows for this year’s fall quarter. The fellows are all leading political practitioners and will remain in residence at the university as they lead weekly seminars on subjects of national significance.

Each week one of the fellows will lead a 75-minute discussion on a topic of their choosing, according to the IOP website. The discussions take place at the IOP House and are open to all university students, faculty, staff and community members.

While on campus, the fellows will participate in public forums and interact with students and faculty in addition to leading their weekly seminars.

Seminars will take place at the IOP House, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.:

Monday, Oct. 5, 12:10 – 1:25 p.m.: Political strategists David Axelrod and Matthew Dowd

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 12:10 – 1:25 p.m.: Cook County Sherrif Tom Dart

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 12:10 – 1:25 p.m.: Ambassador Husain Haqqani

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 4:30 – 5:45 p.m.: National Review’s Reihan Salam

Thursday, Oct. 8, 4:30 – 5:45 p.m.: CNN correspondant Jessica Yellin