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Hannahan meets with Young Leaders in Pakistan

After bringing over 63 Pakistani students to the UMass Amherst campus for the past three summers as participants of the Pakistani Young Leaders program, political science professor Mike Hannahan traveled to Islamabad in January, where he oversaw a reunion of that program’s alumni, before embarking on a speaking tour of the country—a trip which coincided with President Obama’s second term inauguration and provided ample opportunity to discuss the U.S. government’s policies and practices. 

As director of the Civic Initiative, a democracy education enterprise that brings educators and students from around the world to the UMass Amherst campus for summer courses in public policy, Dr. Hannahan regularly collaborates with the U.S. State Department to finance and administer programs designed to provoke international cooperation, foster tomorrow’s leaders and provide a deeper understanding of American civic values and processes.

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