Chaffetz named Harvard Institute of Politics fellow
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Former Rep. Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzFive memorable moments from Hillary Clinton’s newest book Clinton says she mistook Chaffetz for Priebus at Trump's inauguration Curtis wins GOP primary for House seat vacated by Jason Chaffetz MORE (R-Utah) is among the new fellows named to the Harvard Institute of Politics.

Chaffetz, along with former Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax hit by earlier hack | What to know about Kaspersky controversy | Officials review EU-US privacy pact Overnight Tech: Equifax hit by earlier undisclosed hack | Facebook takes heat over Russian ads | Alt-right Twitter rival may lose domain MORE spokeswoman and senior adviser Karen Finney and Obama administration adviser Yohannes Abraham, was named a fall fellow for the institute Wednesday.

During his fellowship, Chaffetz will focus on how information technology impacts "our expectations of privacy," according to a press release.

Finney will work with students on how political disruptions are “catalyzing diverse responses and sparking change,” while Abraham will discuss White House functions like creating policy priorities and crisis management.

Other fellows include former Secretary of the Interior Sally JewellSarah (Sally) Margaret JewellChaffetz named Harvard Institute of Politics fellow Don’t rewrite the rules to mine next to Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Outdoor gear companies take on Trump MORE, Washington Post correspondent Dan Balz and Mark Strand, the president of the Congressional Institute.

“This exceptional group of leaders and practitioners will offer our students diverse and multi-layered insights into a range of issues through their up-to-the-moment experience and demonstrated commitment to public service and civic engagement,” the institute’s acting director, Bill Delahunt, said in a press release. 

Chaffetz surprised Washington in April when he announced his retirement despite being in only his third year as chairman of the powerful House Oversight Committee.

He became a Fox News contributor after retiring from Congress.