During the first week of 2016, Brian Glyn Williams the professor at the University of Massachusetts in the USA and Adam J. Sulkowski the professor at Babson College in Massachusetts in the USA paid a visit to Kurdistan Region to see firsthand the sustainable development in the region and to meet with officials in different sectors.
As a part of their visits on the 7th of January 2016, they met with the President of the University of Duhok Prof. Mosleh Duhoky at the University Campus. The President gave them an introduction on the development of the University in its third decade and the service that the university provides to the society as well as the international relations with the outside world. The two parties discussed the different means of future collaboration.
The University of Duhok facilitated the delegation’s visit to the UoD and arranged their meetings with the people who are directly affected by ISIS like the Yezides and displaced people from other parts of Iraq.
It is worth mentioning that Prof. Brian Williams is a specialist of Islamic history and he wrote several books on the subject and Prof. Adam Sulkowski is a specialist of Law and Sustainability.