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Michael Bodakowski

Program and Operations Director

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Michael joined WFDD in 2009 and served as Program and Operations Director. His responsibilities included overall management and strategic guidance for research projects and practitioner consultations. He previously held the position of Asia Analyst. Prior to joining WFDD, Michael managed international development projects in Africa, Asia, and Latin America on issues including governance, education, fragile states, and humanitarian assistance. He holds an M.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, and a B.A. in Political Science and French from the University of Connecticut. Mike left WFDD in 2013 for a position at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES).