After receiving his Bachelor of Arts with honors from the University of Kansas, John Mark Hansen (C’81) received his M.Phil and Ph.D. from Yale University.
He is currently the Charles L. Hutchinson Distinguished Service Professor in the department of political science and the College and Senior Advisor to President Zimmer at the University of Chicago.
Dr. Hansen is a Fellow of the American Academy of the Arts and Sciences.
“The KU Honors Program gave me a community of colleagues in learning and possibilities I had never imagined. From Western Civ with Michael Davis and Del Shankel to my senior honors thesis with Al Cigler - which became my first scholarly publication - the Honors Program enriched everything I did at KU.”