Chaffetz named Harvard Institute of Politics fellow
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Former Rep. Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzHouse Oversight slams TSA after report says officials 'interfered' in disciplinary case Gowdy steps down from Ethics Committee, citing 'challenging workload' Criminal referrals by members of Congress raise procedural questions MORE (R-Utah) is among the new fellows named to the Harvard Institute of Politics.

Chaffetz, along with former Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonIntel Dem decries White House 'gag order' after Bannon testimony 'Total free-for-all' as Bannon clashes with Intel members Mellman: On Political Authenticity (Part 2) 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.

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Other fellows include former Secretary of the Interior Sally JewellSarah (Sally) Margaret JewellOvernight Regulation: Senate panel approves driverless car bill | House bill to change joint-employer rule advances | Treasury to withdraw proposed estate tax rule | Feds delaying Obama methane leak rule Overnight Energy: Dems take on Trump's chemical safety pick GOP chairman probes Zinke’s charter plane use 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.