Steve Jarding is a Lecturer in Public Policy, and an American and international educator, lecturer, writer and political consultant. He has taught at the Kennedy School since 2004 and for the past six years has taught at the IESE Business School in Madrid, Spain, in addition to teaching political campaign management and media training techniques to groups in Brazil and Romania. Jarding is the founding partner and CEO of SJB Strategies International which advises candidates and causes around the world. He has lectured or consulted in over 15 countries in Asia, Africa, South America and Europe. In addition, Jarding has managed and worked on numerous statewide and national campaigns in the United States. Jarding is co-author of the book, “Foxes in the Henhouse” and the “American” chapter on political advertising in the soon to be published international textbook, Handbook on Political Advertising. He has also served in senior roles within the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in Washington, D.C. In 1996 Roll Call magazine named Jarding one of the “50 most influential” political people in Washington” and in 2002, The New York Times Magazine profiled Jarding as someone who wins races in places he is not supposed to win. He has been a Fellow at the Harvard Institute of Politics and a Fellow at the Congressional Studies Center at the University of Oklahoma where he received his Masters Degree in Government. He holds a BA degree from the University of South Dakota.