John Mukum Mbaku, a 2010 graduate of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been named a nonresident senior fellow to the prestigious Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.
Mbaku has been an economics professor at Weber State University since 1991. His specialty is public policy and economics and Africa.
According to an Ogden Standard-Examiner article, Mbaku “will be called on to conduct research and advise policymakers and world leaders.”