Porus Olpadwala to Serve as First Professor and Dean of Hans Bethe House

November 6, 2006
CRP Professor Porus Olpadwala was appointed by President Hunter Rawlings to serve as the first professor and dean of Hans Bethe House on West Campus. 
Olpadwala was dean of AAP from 1998 to 2004, and his scholarly interests explore comparative political economy, urban and economic development in the Third World, and environmental issues. He has worked in the areas of the development and transfer of corporate technology, international agricultural issues, social transition processes, and urbanization and the environment, as well as consulted with the Ford Foundation, agencies of the United Nations, the World Bank, and the U.S. Agency for International Development. Through the 1960s, he worked in the private sector in India, first with Price Waterhouse, and then the Indian affiliate of Jardine Mathesen.