Massachusetts Speaker Robert DeLeo joins Northeastern to Teach, Mentor

January 25, 2021

The 70-year-old Winthrop Democrat, who graduated from Northeastern in 1972, has been appointed University Fellow for Public Life. In his new role, he will be teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students on public policy matters, urban affairs, and legislation.

“To me, it’s like coming home,” says DeLeo of his new post. “It just seemed like a natural fit.”

At the College of Professional Studies, DeLeo will be teaching undergraduate and graduate students about what it takes to get legislation and policy passed.