The former presidential candidate will use the one-year fellowship to explore the challenges facing society in the next decade and how to restore trust in political institutions.
“If you only allow Twitter to define your worldview, you’re missing out," he said in a recent interview.
He made the joke on 'Jimmy Kimmy Live' while giving an opening monolgue to a mostly empty audience.
Also, according to him, he wasn't forced out of the race by the establishment.
“By every conventional wisdom and by every historical measure, we were never supposed to get anywhere at all,”
The news comes ahead of Super Tuesday.
Proposed legislation would make teaching topics related to sexuality and gender identity complicated and essentially de-gay figures like Pete Buttigieg.