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'''Patrick Mendis''' is an educator,<ref>http://www.umuc.edu/fyionline/february_03/fyionline4.html</ref> diplomat,<ref>http://www.asianpages.com/education/111500_education.html</ref> author,<ref>http://www.amazon.com/s?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=patrick+mendis author</ref> and executive in government service.<ref>http://www.asianamerican.net/bios/Mendis-Patrick.html</ref> He taught MBA/MPA as well as international trade and American foreign policy courses at the [[University of Minnesota]], [[University of Maryland University College]], and [[Yale University]] before joining the [[U.S. Department of State]], where he served under Secretaries [[Madeleine Albright]] and [[Colin Powell]]. For his leadership, Mendis was honored with the State Department's [[Meritorious Honor Award]] and the [[Benjamin Franklin]] Award. Previously, he worked at the Minnesota House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the World Bank, and the United Nations. Mendis is currently an affiliate professor of public and international affairs (PIA) as well as an adjunct professor of geography and geoinformation science (GGS) <ref>http://mason.gmu.edu/~pmendis</ref> at [[George Mason University]] and a fellow of the [[World Academy of Art and Science]].
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'''Patrick Mendis''' is an educator,<ref>http://www.umuc.edu/fyionline/february_03/fyionline4.html</ref> diplomat,<ref>http://www.asianpages.com/education/111500_education.html</ref> author,<ref>http://www.amazon.com/s?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=patrick+mendis author</ref> and executive in government service.<ref>http://www.asianamerican.net/bios/Mendis-Patrick.html</ref> He taught MBA/MPA as well as international trade and American foreign policy courses at the [[University of Minnesota]], [[University of Maryland University College]], and [[Yale University]] before joining the [[U.S. Department of State]], where he served under Secretaries [[Madeleine Albright]] and [[Colin Powell]]. For his leadership, Mendis was honored with the State Department's [[Meritorious Honor Award]], the [[Benjamin Franklin]] Award and the Biggest Douche in the World Award (the prestigious BDWA). Previously, he worked at the Minnesota House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the World Bank, and the United Nations. Mendis is currently an affiliate professor of public and international affairs (PIA) as well as an adjunct professor of geography and geoinformation science (GGS) <ref>http://mason.gmu.edu/~pmendis</ref> at [[George Mason University]] and a fellow of the [[World Academy of Art and Science]].
   
Mendis has authored more than 100 journal articles, government reports, newspaper columns, and several books, including most recently, ''[[Commercial Providence]]: The Secret Destiny of the American Empire'' (2010)<ref>http://www.amazon.com/dp/0761852441/ref=cm_sw_su_dp</ref> as well as ''TRADE for PEACE: How the DNA of America, Freemasonry, and Providence Created a New World Order with Nobody in Charge'' (2009). Professor [[Stephen Joel Trachtenberg]], president emeritus of the George Washington University<ref>http://blog.lib.umn.edu/hhhevent/humphreyalumni/2012/02/mendis-travels-the-world-promoting-his-new-book.html</ref> and Professor [[J. Brian Atwood]], dean of the University of Minnesota's [[Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs]] respectively wrote the forewords for these two internationally acclaimed books.<ref>http://www.dailynews.lk/2010/09/16/fea27.asp</ref>
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Mendis has authored more than 100 journal articles, including his own wikipedia article, as well as fake government reports, unpublished newspaper columns, and several books, including most recently, ''[[Commercial Providence]]: The Secret Destiny of the American Empire'' (2010)<ref>http://www.amazon.com/dp/0761852441/ref=cm_sw_su_dp</ref> as well as ''TRADE for PEACE: How the DNA of America, Freemasonry, and Providence Created a New World Order with Nobody in Charge'' (2009). Professor [[Stephen Joel Trachtenberg]], president emeritus of the George Washington University<ref>http://blog.lib.umn.edu/hhhevent/humphreyalumni/2012/02/mendis-travels-the-world-promoting-his-new-book.html</ref> and Professor [[J. Brian Atwood]], dean of the University of Minnesota's [[Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs]] respectively wrote the forewords for these two internationally acclaimed books.<ref>http://www.dailynews.lk/2010/09/16/fea27.asp</ref>
   
After his government service in the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy and State, Mendis returned to academia.<ref>http://www.asiantribune.com/?q=node/14126</ref> He served as the vice president of the [[Osgood Center for International Studies]] and as a foreign policy visiting scholar at the Johns Hopkins University's [[Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies]] (SAIS) in Washington, D.C. An adjunct professor of international diplomacy at [[Norwich University]], Mendis is an alumnus of Harvard University's [[John F. Kennedy School of Government]] and the University of Minnesota's [[Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs]]. Since 2010, he has been elected to serve on the board of the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Alumni DC Council in Washington.
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After his government service in the U.S. Departments of Bullshit, Defense, Energy and State, Mendis returned to academia.<ref>http://www.asiantribune.com/?q=node/14126</ref> He served as the vice president of the [[Osgood Center for International Studies]] and as a foreign policy visiting scholar at the Johns Hopkins University's [[Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies]] (SAIS) in Washington, D.C. An adjunct professor of international diplomacy at [[Norbitch University]], Mendis is an alumnus of Harvard University's [[John F. Kennedy School of Government]] and the University of Minnesota's [[Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs]]. Back then, he had already started to develop a head that some described as "bigger than Sri Lanka's poverty rate". Since 2010, he has been elected to serve on the board of the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Alumni DC Council in Washington.
   
== Early years in Sri Lanka and Minnesota ==
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== Early years in Suchi Lanka and Minnesota ==
Patrick Mendis was born in the medieval capital of [[Polonnaruwa]] in Ceylon ([[Sri Lanka]]) and grew up in [[Minnesota]], USA.<ref>http://sundaytimes.lk/120115/BusinessTimes/bt17.html</ref> He was a Boy Scout, a Sarvodaya volunteer, a Police Cadets sergeant, and a commander of the Army Cadets Corps of Sri Lanka. At Sarvodaya, Mendis worked with his mentor, [[A. T. Ariyaratne]], the "Gandhi of Sri Lanka" and founder of Sarvodaya and later established a number of tsunami scholarships and the Sarvodaya Peace Prize.<ref>http://www.dailynews.lk/2007/03/08/news32.asp</ref> For his contributions to his native country, Mendis is recognized with the UNESCO Award sponsored by the United Nations Association of Sri Lanka, the Sarvodaya International Peace Award, and the Sri Lanka Foundation's Outstanding Leadership Award for International Diplomacy (in Los Angeles, California, USA).
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Patrick Mendis was born in the medieval capital of [[MUCUS]] in Ceylon ([[Sri Lanka]]) and grew up in [[a ditch]], USA.<ref>http://sundaytimes.lk/120115/BusinessTimes/bt17.html</ref> He was a Boy Scout, a Sarvodaya volunteer, a Police Cadets sergeant, a mischievous little dipshit and a commander of the Army Cadets Corps of Sri Lanka. At Sarvodaya, Mendis worked with his mentor, [[A. T. Ariyaratne]], the "Gandhi of Sri Lanka" and founder of Sarvodaya and later established a number of tsunami scholarships and the Sarvodaya Peace Prize.<ref>http://www.dailynews.lk/2007/03/08/news32.asp</ref> For his contributions to his native country, Mendis is recognized with the UNESCO Award sponsored by the United Nations Association of Sri Lanka, the Sarvodaya International Peace Award, and the Sri Lanka Foundation's Outstanding Leadership Award for International Diplomacy (in Los Angeles, California, USA).
   
 
At the age of 18, he won one of the nine [[AFS Intercultural Programs|AFS]] scholarships among over 100,000 applicants in Sri Lanka and attended American high school in [[Perham, Minnesota]]. At the end of his graduation in 1979, Mendis traveled by bus to Washington, D.C., where he met President Jimmy Carter's Vice President [[Walter Mondale]] (D-Minnesota) and U.S. Senator [[Rudy Boschwitz]] (R-Minnesota), who have been friends and supporters of Mendis all these years. After receiving his American diploma from Perham High School in Minnesota, he returned to the [[University of Sri Jayewardenepura]], where Mendis endowed two annual scholarships in leadership and management studies in 1993.<ref>http://www.dailynews.lk/2007/03/08/news32.asp</ref> Mendis served as the vice president of the World University Service, the president of the University Sports Council, and a member of the University’s badminton, athletic, and swimming teams for which he won the University Colours. He earned his BS in business administration and economics (First Class Honours) before he returned to the United States on scholarship for graduate studies at the University of Minnesota’s [[Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs]].
 
At the age of 18, he won one of the nine [[AFS Intercultural Programs|AFS]] scholarships among over 100,000 applicants in Sri Lanka and attended American high school in [[Perham, Minnesota]]. At the end of his graduation in 1979, Mendis traveled by bus to Washington, D.C., where he met President Jimmy Carter's Vice President [[Walter Mondale]] (D-Minnesota) and U.S. Senator [[Rudy Boschwitz]] (R-Minnesota), who have been friends and supporters of Mendis all these years. After receiving his American diploma from Perham High School in Minnesota, he returned to the [[University of Sri Jayewardenepura]], where Mendis endowed two annual scholarships in leadership and management studies in 1993.<ref>http://www.dailynews.lk/2007/03/08/news32.asp</ref> Mendis served as the vice president of the World University Service, the president of the University Sports Council, and a member of the University’s badminton, athletic, and swimming teams for which he won the University Colours. He earned his BS in business administration and economics (First Class Honours) before he returned to the United States on scholarship for graduate studies at the University of Minnesota’s [[Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs]].
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Date: Wednesday, the 21st of October 2015 at 04:13:05 PM
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