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David C. 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. He also directs Harvard’s Executive Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government.  Since joining the Harvard faculty in 1992, Professor King’s courses have focused on Legislatures, Political Parties, and Interest Groups.

In the wake of the 2000 presidential elections, Professor King directed the Task Force on Election Administration for the National Commission on Election Reform, chaired by former presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter. That effort culminated in landmark voting rights legislation signed by President Bush in late 2002. He later oversaw an evaluation and new management structure for the Boston Election Department, and he served on the Advisory Board of

Professor King is the author, co-author, and co-editor of three books, and he has published in a range of journals, including The American Political Science Review, and The Journal of Politics.

A Resume is available here.   Disclosure of Conflicts and Confluences of Interests.