State Department Islamic Expert Haroon K. Ullah Speech CANCELLED

November 8th, 2014 by blyndes
Haroon K. Ullah will be speaking Thursday, December 11 at 1 p.m. in Plymouth State University’s Welcome Center and Ice Arena on Route 175-A in Holderness. His presentation will be “ISIS and the Middle East.”

Haroon K. Ullah will be speaking Thursday, December 11 at 1 p.m. in Plymouth State University’s Welcome Center and Ice Arena on Route 175-A in Holderness. His presentation will be “ISIS and the Middle East.”

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED. Dr. Ullah has been unexpectedly called back to the Middle East.

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Haroon K. Ullah is an international scholar, US diplomat, and field researcher specializing in South Asia and the Middle East. He will be speaking Thursday, December 11 at 1 p.m. in Plymouth State University’s Welcome Center and Ice Arena on Route 175-A in Holderness. His presentation will be “ISIS and the Middle East.”

Haroon currently serves on Secretary Kerry’s Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. State Department, where he focuses on public diplomacy and countering violent extremism. He grew up in a farming community in Washington State and was trained at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, where he served as a senior Belfer fellow and completed his MPA. He has a PhD from the University of Michigan and was a William J. Fulbright Fellow, a Harvard University Presidential Scholar, a National Security Education Program Fellow and a Woodrow Wilson Public Service Fellow. Haroon is author of Vying for Allah’s Vote (Georgetown University Press, 2013) and Bargain from The Bazaar (Public Affairs Books, 2014).
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For more information about this release, contact Bruce Lyndes, PSU Media Relations Mgr., (603) 535-2775 or blyndes@plymouth.edu