Haddad on Being in Japan During Quake, Aftermath

In an OpEd for The Hartford Courant, Mary Alice Haddad, an assistant professor of government who is teaching this semester in Japan, discusses the readiness and resilience of the Japanese people in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami. Haddad comments on how 90 percent of Japanese adults belong to volunteer organizations predicated on community service and post-disaster response. She also discussed the situation on the ground for WNPR’s “Where We Live.