Advisory Board

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Rebwar Amin, CEO, Zana Enterprise, Australia

John Bersia (co-chair), Special Assistant to the President for Global Perspectives, University of Central Florida

Kerstin Hamann (co-chair), Pegasus Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Central Florida

Roger Handberg, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Central Florida

Jay Garner, Retired US Army Lieutenant General

Mary D. Kane, President and CEO of Sister Cities International

Aveen Karim, Georgetown University

Najmaldin Karim, Governor of Kirkuk, Republic of Iraq

Joe R. Reeder, former US Under Secretary of the Army

Hakan Özoğlu, Professor, Department of History, University of Central Florida

Güneş Murat Tezcür, Jalal Talabani Chair of Kurdish Political Studies, Department of Political Science, University of Central Florida

Howar Ziad, the former Ambassador of Iraq to Canada

Gazi Zibari, Director, John C McDonald Regional Transplant Center and Advanced Surgery Center at Willis Knighton Health System