Associate Professor of Practice, Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies; Lecturer in the Government Department, Harvard University; senior Carnegie Fellow in the Political Reform Program at New America, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
Lurias, Hassenfeld Conference Center, 415 South<br> Street, Waltham, MA 02454<br>
Yascha Mounk will discuss his experience growing up in Germany in a speech entitled, “Stranger in my Own Country – A Jewish Childhood in Modern Germany.” A Q&A session and reception will follow.
A former CES graduate affiliate, Mounk was born in Munich to Polish-Jewish parents and lived in Germany until leaving for college in England at age 18. He is a Lecturer in the Government Department at Harvard University, a Jeff & Cal Leonard Fellow at New America and the Founding Editor of The Utopian. Mounk received his BA in history and his MPhil in political thought from Trinity College, Cambridge. He recently received his PhD from Harvard University. Mounk is frequent contributor to the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs and Die Zeit.