Change Coming Soon for Political Consultants
Huffington Blog Post
September 5, 2014
"In his piece "You Lose, We Win: Consultants Profit Even When Candidates Underperform," Brendan Nyhan wonders when consultants will begin to "be held accountable for their performance on Election Day." That day is not only coming, but already happening. Political consulting is maturing in the same ways as other professions."
Strengthening United States - Turkey Relationship
Turkey's Foreign Economic Relations Board
September 1, 2014
I enjoyed a great exchange of ideas with Turkey's Foreign Economic Relations Board - DEIK - on strengthening the United States - Turkey relationship.
Businesses Engaging Governments and Society
Course at Koc Graduate School of Business
Photo (© Kennedy) - Finding common ground with Greenpeace supporters!
September 1-2, 2014
It was wonderful to return to the Koc University Graduate School of Business to teach a course on Business - Government relations to their 55 EMBA students. This is my third year teaching EMBA's at Koc. I find the students highly engaging is exploring opportunities for businesses to engage with in a manner that benefits both the bottom line and society.
Digital Campaigning - 2012 and Beyond
CSPAN Covered Seminar
August 27, 2014
Great discussion on digital campaigning with senior representatives of Romney and Obama campaigns, Zac Moffatt and Michael Slaby, co-sponsored by the school I lead - George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management. For full CSPAN Coverage: http://cs.pn/1mYkjHm
Political Management Students Examine Advocacy in Turkey
Article - GW Today
Photo with GSPM Students - Istanbul, Turkey
August 18, 2014
"Ms. Hunt and seven other GSPM students spent their first week of August in Istanbul, where they met with high-powered decision makers in an examination of advocacy in the Turkish Republic. The global perspectives residency is one of a series GSPM Director Mark Kennedy has led since arriving at the George Washington University in 2012. Those trips have led to the creation of a new master's program, Advocacy in the Global Environment, which includes immersion residencies similar to the stand-alone trips currently offered."