Prominent Alumni of the Department
James Tobin – Winner Nobel Prize in Economics (1981)
Joseph Stiglitz – Winner of Nobel Prize in Economics (2000)
Michael Todaro –The development economist who authored the Todaro Migration
James S. Coleman
Prof. Charles Okidi is currently the Chairman of Karatina University Council. He is the first African recipient of the Elizabeth Haub Prize in Environmental Law (1984), the highest Global award in environmental law. He was listed in the 1997 Who is Who and Does What in Environment and Conservation.