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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.


“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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