Sustainable International Development 20th Anniversary Celebration
Please join us for a celebration to commemorate the
20th anniversary of the
The SID LL.M. Program builds upon the groundbreaking work of founder Roy Prosterman who pioneered land reform as a means to secure prosperity for the rural poor. His legacy is an innovative program designed to provide students with the skills needed to face the international development challenges of the 21st century. The SID 20th Anniversary Event commemorates the past and celebrates the future.
A celebratory reception will proceed the remarks in Room 115 from 4:30 - 5:45pm. The lecture will begin promptly in Room 138 at 6pm.
Roy Prosterman is a pioneering world expert on land tenure reform and rural development. He has provided advice and conducted research in more than 40 countries in Asia, the former Soviet Union, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.
Jeffrey Riedinger '80
After graduating from the University of Washington School of Law, Vice Provost Riedinger worked with Professor Prosterman on land tenure reform with the Rural Development Institute, now Landesa.
As Vice Provost for Global Affairs, Dr. Riedinger oversees the University of Washington’s multiple activities in the global arena including study abroad, exchanges for students and faculty with universities in other countries, and support for international research and centers the UW has established abroad.
Dr. Riedinger has a developing area focus, with special emphasis on Southeast and East Asia. Dr. Riedinger is currently involved in a long-term applied research project on land tenure security in China with colleagues in the U.S. and China.
Tim Hanstad, '88, '95
Tim is one of the first graduates of the Sustainable International Development program. Tim Hanstad is President and CEO Landesa, an international not-for-profit with a mission to secure land property rights for the world’s poorest people. For over 40 years, Landesa has worked with 45 developing country governments on reforms that have helped to secure land rights for more than 100 hundred million families.
Yoichi Shio, SID LL.M '04