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Barbara Mikulski

Barbara Mikulski to take position at Johns Hopkins

Barbara Mikulski to take position at Johns Hopkins

Former Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski no longer holds elected office. But even in retirement, she'll keep a hand in politics.

The Maryland political powerhouse, who left the Senate this month after four decades in Congress, will join the Johns Hopkins University as a professor of public policy and an adviser to the president, the school said Thursday.

Mikulski, a Baltimore native who became the top Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee and the longest-serving woman in Congress, will be based in the political science department and serve as a Homewood Professor of Public Policy — a title the school said it reserves for individuals of significant...

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