Young Professionals Program


Kristol Classroom
Ruhe Class

American Ideas
William Kristol
Spring 2014

The Hertog Young Professionals Program offers promising young people working in the DC area an opportunity to engage in the serious discussion of a topic in public policy or political theory with an established expert in the field.  

Meeting Wednesday evenings for five weeks beginning April 16, the Spring Young Professionals Program will feature William Kristol exploring the central ideas that have given shape to American democracy. All seminars will take place at the Hudson Institute.


Summer Fellowship

Little Round Top
Chavey Class
Tarcov Class

George Washington University
June 22 - August 1, 2014

Learn the theory and practice of politics from the greatest texts in history, the finest teachers in the country, and the prominent political figures of today at a full-scholarship, six-week program for college students.

The summer program includes:

  • Rigorous seminars on political theory.
  • Study of public policy with expert policy makers.
  • Distinguished speaker series.
  • Full scholarship and student stipends.

  • Applications are not currently being accepted for the Hertog Political Studies Program.