Dr. John Haas — Founder and Director

Dr. John Haas developed upon the concept of trans-disciplinary learning communities while teaching world civilization and U.S. history at Cerritos College.  After the events of September 11, Dr. Haas expanded this concept to encapsulate the world by creating global learning communities through the Global Consortium.

Dr. Haas has been invited to share his vision of global education with educators around the world and throughout the United States and was recently chosen as 1 of 425 global educators world-wide to present his work with the GC.

Dr. Haas was recently recognized by the United States Congress for his work on global peace and understanding.  This prestigious accolade is a testament to his dedication to education and the Global Consortium’s revolutionary program. Additionally, He spoke to the UN on the 15thAnniversary of the  “Revocation of Zionsim as Racism Resolution.”

Dr. Haas was the recipient of the “Most Outstanding Faculty Award” for 2006-07.

Dr. Haas is a graduate of California State University, Los Angeles, attended Exeter College at Oxford University and received his Ph.D. in History from the Claremont Graduate School (now the Claremont Graduate University). Currently the history department chair at Cerritos College, Dr. Haas teaches World, British and U.S. history courses and has taught a graduate course at the Claremont Graduate University.