Last updated on: 9/3/2010 | Author: ProCon.org

Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., PhD Biography

Title:
Former Isidor Straus Professor of Business History at Harvard Business School
Position:
None Found to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
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No position found as of June 23, 2009

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Individuals with PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Isidor Straus Professor of Business History Emeritus, Harvard Business School, 1989-2007
  • Recipient, American Association of Publishers Award for Scale and Scope: The Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism, 1990
  • Isidor Straus Professor of Business History, Harvard Business School, 1970-1989
  • Former Editor, Harvard Studies in Business History
  • Former President, Economic History Association
  • Former Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford University
  • Former Visiting Professor, European Institute of Washington
  • Recipient, Pulitzer Prize, Newcomen Award, and Bancroft Prize for The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business, 1978
  • President, Business History Conference, 1977-1978
  • Chairman, Historical Advisory Committee, US Atomic Energy Commission, 1969-1977
  • Chair and Professor, History Department, Johns Hopkins University, 1963-1970
  • Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1950-1963
  • Guggenheim Fellow, 1958-1959
Education:
  • PhD, Harvard University, 1952
  • AM, Harvard University, 1947
  • Attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • AB, magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1940
Other:
  • Born in 1918
  • Served in the US Navy during World War II
  • Died in 2007