Published: August 25, 2021

Bryson Gillette V.P. Rebecca Pearcey will bring her political savvy, honed during decades of campaign experience, to the classroom this fall — as one of six Fellows at the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service at Georgetown University. One of the most successful Black political operatives in the country, Pearcey most recently served as political director and senior advisor to Senator Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign. 

For an inside look at what she’ll be teaching aspiring campaign strategists, check out her course overview: “Political Science to Political Directing to Political Power: A Practical Approach.” 

Watch the Institute’s video introducing its Fellows, which also includes: 

  • Rory Cooper, communications director to former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and senior staff member in the White House Office for Homeland Security in the George W. Bush administration
  • Charlotte Clymer, transgender activist, former press secretary at the Human Rights Campaign and military veteran
  • Amna Nawaz, chief correspondent for PBS NewsHour
  • Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, U.S. trade ambassador for the Trump administration who handled the renegotiation of NAFTA
  • Brian Stelter, chief media correspondent and host of “Reliable Sources”on CNN