Patrick Mendis, MA '86

March 7, 2023

Patrick Mendis, MA '86, has recently been invited to Harvard University to give a joint lecture on "The Blue Dragon Theory: China's Geopolitics of Water in the Indo-Pacific" with Dr. Antonina Luszczykiewicz, a Polish senior Fulbright visiting scholar at Indiana University in Bloomington. The Harvard International Review also interviewed Prof. Patrick Mendis (click HERE for the Harvard interview) after receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Sri Lanka Foundation in Los Angeles, California (click HERE for the Minnesota Post article). He has established the annual Millennials Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service since 2015 for undergraduate students in international relations and journalism at Harvard University. Currently, he is serving as a distinguished visiting professor of transatlantic relations at the University of Warsaw in Poland.