Justin Leahey

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Programs: Society, Culture & PoliticsRegions: Germany, United StatesCategory: Analysis

Justin Leahey is the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s MIT-Germany Program Manager. The program sends 80 – 100 students to Germany each year in a variety of capacities and fosters collaborations between faculty at MIT and at universities and research institutions across Germany. Previously, he worked at Harvard Law School and at the University of Freiburg. He holds a master’s degree in International Relations from Humboldt University of Berlin and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and German Studies from Tufts University.

He is a 2018-2019 participant in AGI’s project “A German-American Dialogue of the Next Generation: Global Responsibility, Joint Engagement,” sponsored by the Transatlantik-Programm der Bundesrepublik Deutschland aus Mitteln des European Recovery Program (ERP) des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi).

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