Vinod Chowdhury


Vinod Chowdhury

Vinod Chowdhury (d. June 10, 2008) was an Indian economist, international relations expert and long-time professor at St. Stephen's College in Delhi. cite news |first=Hamari |last=Jamatia|title=Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Country Brief – April 2008 |url=http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/Veteran-professor-of-St-Stephens-passes-away/321145/ |work=Express India |publisher= |date=2008-06-11 |accessdate=2008-07-04]

An alumnus of St. Stephen's College and the Delhi School of Economics, Chowdhury taught economics at his alma mater for more than 30 years, and also served as Head of the Department. In addition to his teaching, Chowdhury founded the Commonwealth Collegiate Society at the college, which trains students in debating and then sends them to compete in other countries within the Commonwealth of Nations. Chowdhury also served as Head of the Staff Council at the school, including a brief stint as the media advisor to the then St. Stephen's Principal Valson Thampu.

Vinod Chowdhury died of cardiac arrest at Sant Parmanand Hospital, Delhi on June 10, 2008, at the age of 58. His funeral was held at Nigambodh Ghat.

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* [http://www.thehindu.com/2008/06/11/stories/2008061161310300.htm The Hindu: Vinod Chowdhury passes away ]


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