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- Rene Aubourg Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Director of International Programs for the Center for Public Finance Research at the School of Public Affairs, American University
- Joel Dreyfuss Managing Editor, TheRoot.com
- Dan Erikson Now with the State Department
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