Dr. Mangat holds a Ph.D. in Social Sciences from Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar, India. She comes to us from the Goldman School of Public Policy where she was Director of GSPP’s Global Executive Education program. Prior to working at GSPP, she worked as a Program Coordinator at UC Berkeley’s Institute for the Study of Societal Issues and as an Education Program Manager at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment. At IRLE, she designed and led the Institute’s Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program. Prior to her employment at UCB, Harpreet had the distinction of being the first female tenured professor in the Department of Political Science at Guru Nanak Dev University. In India, she did research on border exclusions and gender. As a Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar, she studied the Indian immigrant diaspora in the United States and Canada.