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Haroon Ullah - Participant

Dr. Haroon K. Ullah is a senior member of Secretary Tillerson's policy planning staff at the US Department, with a special portfolio on digital strategy, countering violent extremism and transmedia engagement.  He teaches at Georgetown University and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.  He served as senior Harvard University Belfer Fellow, where he completed his MPA/ID at the Kennedy School of Government and won a Peabody Award for his TV animation Burka Avenger.  He has a PhD from the University of Michigan and was a William J. Fulbright Fellow, a Harvard University Presidential Scholar, and a Woodrow Wilson Public Service Fellow.  His previous award-winning books include Vying for Allah’s Vote (Georgetown University Press) and The Bargain from the Bazaar (Public Affairs Books).  He has a forthcoming book that focuses on technology and youth in the Muslim world called, Digital World War (Yale University Press, 2017).  

Background

Organization

U.S. State Department

Title

Senior Member, Secretary’s Policy Planning Staff