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A former federal prosecutor at the Department of Justice discusses the value of a public service career

A former federal prosecutor at the Department of Justice discusses the value of a public service career

September 21, 2021

David Grise, a retired federal prosecutor from the Justice Department and a current legal studies professor at Morehead State University, spoke with us about his 32-year career in the federal government. He recalls some of his best moments prosecuting cases, his decision to begin a career in public service and what kept him working in government for so long.

Opportunity is calling: Professor Eileen Harrington looks back on a career in public service

Opportunity is calling: Professor Eileen Harrington looks back on a career in public service

August 31, 2021

In a new blog series, we conducted a series of interviews with professors who have worked in the federal government as part of our ongoing efforts to inspire the next generation to consider a public service career. Our first blog post in the series features Eileen Harrington, former executive director of the Federal Trade Commission, who spoke about how her time as a public servant impacts her current work as an adjunct professor of political science.