Speaker - Michael Wahid Hanna

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Michael Wahid Hanna is a fellow and program officer at The Century Foundation. He works on the Prospects for Peace Initiative and focuses on issues of international security, human rights, post-conflict justice and U.S. foreign policy in the broader Middle East. In 2008 he was a consultant for Human Rights Watch in Iraq conducting research for a report on the Central Criminal Court of Iraq.

Prior to joining The Century Foundation, Hanna was a senior fellow at the International Human Rights Law Institute, where he conducted research on post-conflict justice, victims' rights under international law, and the Iraqi High Criminal Court. From 1999 to 2004, Hanna practiced corporate law with the New York law firm Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton.

Prior to attending law school he was a Fulbright Scholar in Cairo, Egypt where he undertook research on the relationship between Egyptian nationalism and Arab nationalism in the inter-war period. Hanna is a term-member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is fluent in Arabic.

2 Programs

The Century Foundation: 90 YEARS

12.15.09 | 00:13:53 min | 0 comments

Common Ground: Changing Rhetoric & Policy in the Mideast

07.09.09 | 01:23:56 min | 2 comments