Name: Haris Tarin
Recipient Year: 2014
Major: International Affairs
Bio: In his capacity as the DC Director of MPAC, Haris engaged various agencies within government including the White House, Department of Justice, State Department, Department of Homeland Security and offices on Capitol Hill. Haris was among three leading young Americans President Barack Obama called in a one of its kind discussion on public policy issues; the President called and then met with Haris, specifically to discuss policies pertaining to national security, countering violent extremism, the American Muslim community and civic engagement. Haris has been published in various national and international publications and has a regular column on the Huffington Post. Haris is an Ariane de Rothschild Cambridge Fellow and a USC/Georgetown AMCLI Fellow and is also the author of Intro to Muslim America and Rethinking the Redlines: Free Speech, Religious Freedom and Social Change. UPDATEHaris Tarin is currently a Senior Policy Adviser at the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
School Name: Georgetown University
Sponsor: Mateen Mobeen Foundation Scholarship
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