University of Minnesota
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
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Department of Applied Economics

Adeel Ahmed

Adeel AhmedExtension Educator
Community Economics

Phone: 310-203-6109

UM Extension Regional Center - St. Cloud
Midtown Office Complex
3400 First Street N, Suite 400
St. Cloud, MN 56303-4000

Counties Served:

Benton, Cass, Crow Wing, Hubbard, Morrison, Stearns, Todd, Wadena

Special Projects:

Entrepreneurship Program Development


B.S., Chemistry, University of Minnesota
Masters in Public Policy, Concentration: Program Evaluation
University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute

Work Experience:

Adeel has taught community economic development with the Peace Corps in Tanzania. At the Humphrey Institute, he conducted a feasibility study on the use of switch grass as an alternative energy source. With a Boren Fellowship, Adeel studied the status and role of madrassas (religious schools) in the Pakistani educational system. Adeel also has several years of private sector employment in information technology at Northwest Airlines, Koch Industries and Emerson Process. Adeel thrives in multi-cultural settings, is fluent in Urdu (the primary language of 1.2 billion people in India and Pakistan), and has language competency in Swahili and Arabic.


Community Development and Vitality