Articles by Disraeli Smith

Disraeli Smith

Disraeli is a second year MPP student at the McCourt School of Public Policy. Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, Disraeli received his undergraduate and MBA from Florida A&M University. Disraeli’s policy interests include urban and community development, education, political strategy and the role of financial services in the world. Disraeli’s classmates call him crazy for also working full time as a Management Consulting Manager, but he loves financial services and policy so why not do both? In his spare time, he loves politics, sports and doing amazing things with his friends.


Interview with José Diaz-Balart

Editor in Chief Jake Ford and Senior Interview Editor Disraeli Smith sit with legendary broadcaster José Diaz-Balart. Jake and Disraeli talk about diversity in public policy, uncertainty and how to overcome divisiveness in politics. Plus, in a GPPR podcast first, José asks us a question!  

Clinton25 Interviews with Paul Begala and Mack McLarty

Interview Editor Disraeli Smith sat down with Mack McLarty, White House Chief of Staff, 1993-1994 to discuss his relationship with President Clinton, President Clinton’s Vision for America, and some of the issues of today, as part of Clinton25 hosted by GU Politics. Afterwards, Disraeli Smith spoke with Paul Begala, Senior Strategist on the 1992 Clinton/Gore Campaign…

Interview with GU Politics Fellow Marie Harf

GPPR Interview Editors Disraeli Smith and Benjamin Huber speak with Marie Harf, current Fox News commentator and former Senior Advisor to Secretary John Kerry. The team discusses uncertainty in our foreign policy strategy, the Iran Nuclear Deal, what public policy experts should know about foreign policy, and how foreign policy impacts domestic policy.