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CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Social Justice: The Unfinished Business of Arab Spring--An Insider View"
Gouda Abdel-Khalek, Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Economics, Cairo University, served as Minister of Solidarity and Social Justice in the post-January 25 revolution governments. He holds a Ph.D. from McMaster University (Canada). In addition to serving as advisor to various national organizations in Egypt, he served as international consultant for the UN (ECA , ESCWA, UNDP and UNU), the Population Council, and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and also as senior expert in the World Bank. Prof Abdel-Khalek was Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar at Johns Hopkins University and visiting professor at UCLA and USC, where he taught Theory of International Trade and Economic Development of the Middle East.