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Memorable Manitobans: M. V. Naidu (?-2016)

Political scientist.

In 1965, he came to Brandon College to teach political science. He also hosted a weekly television program. Well-known for his research on international diplomacy and peace studies, he became editor of the journal Peace Research in 1984, serving until 2006, a year after his retirement as Professor Emeritus. He died in his late 80s, of cancer, on 27 February 2016.

Sources:

“Dr. Naidu gets grant for book,” Brandon Sun, 25 April 1967, page 18.

About Peace Research, Menno Simons College.

Longtime BU professor Naidu remembered as ‘a force’ in community,” Brandon Sun, 3 March 2016.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 March 2016

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