Dr. Antonio Campino of the Universidade de Sao Paulo in Brazil (GPED Alumnus-1968), visited the GPED department in September 2012.
Nobel Laureate and former GPED student Muhammad Yunus has been appointed Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University (click here to read the article). Dr. Yunus (on left with GPED Director Kamal Saggi) visited the GPED on April 2, 2012.
Abdiweli Mohamed Ali (Class of 1986-87) (right front in picture) Professor of Economics at Niagara University, NY, was appointed Prime Minister of Somalia on June 23, 2011. He hails from the Puntland region of Somalia. He was elected President of Puntland on January 14, 2014.