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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?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of June 23, 2009

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