Jeff Harris, Advisory Board Member Jeff joined the government relations team at Duke University in June 2015 and currently serves as Director, Duke in DC, and Associate Director, Government Relations. Prior to joining Duke, Jeff spent six years at the Aspen Institute, where most recently he was the Senior Manager for Public Affairs and Policy Program Communications. Before the Aspen Institute, Jeff worked for President Obama’s first Inaugural Committee, the Center for American Progress, and various state and national political campaigns. He is a 2007 Duke Public Policy graduate and earned a Master’s in Public Management degree from Johns Hopkins University.