Washington, DC, alums Dan Hilliard and
Bob Leavitt to meet students on October 8
Dan Hilliard with Giant Armadillo
Bob Leavitt in East Room of White House
When they travel to New Hampshire for the October celebration of the International Affairs (IA) Dual Major 25th Anniversary, 1988 IA alumni Daniel Hilliard and Robert Leavitt will meet with students from across campus to talk about career paths that have led them to Washington, DC. The gathering will be held Friday, October 8 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. in Memorial Union Building Entertainment Center.
Hilliard (IA and Political Science) studied Portuguese language while at UNH and completed his IA foreign experience in Brazil. He earned his PhD in Latin American Studies at Tulane University. He is the executive director of the Zoo Conservation Outreach Group, an organization concerned with the preservation of species in Latin America, and an adjunct assistant professor at the Georgetown University Public Policy Institute.
Leavitt (IA and English) studied in Spain while at UNH and earned a minor in Spanish. He earned his MA in International Affairs from Columbia University. After serving for a number of years as a Senior Peace and Security Advisor for USAID, he recently moved to the White House where he is a National Security Council Director for Africa.