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Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, a 2022 Institute of Politics Fellow, offers climate resiliency learnings gleaned from Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Ida, and years of planning in between.

Circle of Excellence Award

PolicyCast was recently honored with a Silver Circle of Excellence award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The CASE awards committee singled out PolicyCast for its “intelligent, easy to understand, timely content” and called it a “model” for other leading colleges and universities to follow.


Ralph Ranalli, the host of PolicyCast, is a senior writer and multimedia producer for the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. Ralph has also been multimedia editor for Harvard Innovation Labs, an entrepreneur, and a journalist.

Susan Hughes is co-producer, assisting with editorial programming and guest scheduling.

From 2019 to 2021, PolicyCast was hosted by former Associate Dean of Communications Thoko Moyo (MPP 2021).

PolicyCast was hosted from 2016 to 2018 by Matt Cadwallader, formerly of the Office of Communications and Public Affairs.

We invite you to explore all episodes from 2019 and earlier.

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