The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University has named convicted felon and transgender activist Chelsea Manning as a visiting fellow at its Institute of Politics for the 2017-18 academic year.
Harvard’s announcement of its incoming class of visiting fellows at the Institute of Politics celebrates Manning’s inclusion as the program’s “first transgender fellow.”
The Kennedy School describes Manning in its press release as “a Washington, D.C. based network security expert and former U.S. Army intelligence analyst.”
“She speaks on the social, technological, and economic ramifications of Artificial Intelligence through her op-ed columns for the Guardian and the New York Times,” the announcement says. “As a trans woman, she advocates for queer and transgender rights as @xychelsea on Twitter.” – READ MORE[contentcards url=”https://freebeacon.com/politics/chelsea-manning-named-visiting-fellow-harvard-institute-politics/” target=”_blank”]