Hassan Shahidi honored as 2023 distinguished alumni in Economics

Hassan Shahidi honored as 2023 distinguished alumni in Economics

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to honor Hassan Shahidi, BA International Studies '81, MA Economics '83, with the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award in Economics.

Shahidi is the president and chief executive officer of Flight Safety Foundation, an international and independent nonprofit organization with a singular mission to enhance global aviation safety through research, standards, education, and advocacy. 

Learn more about Shahidi on his Community and Catalysts award page!

Congratulations, Hassan Shahidi!


The distinguished alumni awards are given each fall at the college's signature event, Community and Catalysts: Achievements, Awards and Innovations, a celebration of alumni, faculty, and students whose leadership, research, and service have made outstanding contributions to their fields, communities, and to the university. 

List of all 2023 Community and Catalysts award recipients.