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Joel Lawrence Fleishman

Joel Lawrence Fleishman, American university administrator, journalist, law educator. Bar: North Carolina 1959.

Background

  • Fleishman, Joel Lawrence was born on April 15, 1934 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Albert Maurice and Ruth (Zeighauser) Fleishman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts North Carolina, 1955. Juris Doctor, University North Carolina, 1959. Master of Arts, University North Carolina, 1959.

      Master of Laws, Yale University, 1960. Doctor of Letters, Methodist College, 1986.

    Career

    • Walter E. Meyer Research Institute Law Walter E. Meyer Research Institute Law, 1960-1961. Legal assistant to governor North Carolina, 1961-1965. Director Yale Summer High School, 1965-1967.

      Associate provost Urban Studies and Programs, Yale University, 1967-1969. Associate director program development Institute Social Science, 1969-1971. Associate chairman Center for Study of City, 1969-1971, lecturer political science, 1969-1971.

      Associate professor law Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1971-1974, professor law and policy science, since 1974, vice-chancellor for education and research in public policy, 1971-1978, vice chancellor, 1978-1985, vice president university, 1985-1988, senior vice president university, 1988-1991, 1st senior vice president university, 1991-1993, director Institute Policy Sciences, 1971-1982, co-director Center for Communications and Journalism, 1985-1993, director Center for Ethics, Public Policy and the Professions, since 1992, chairman capital campaign for arts and science, 1982-1992. President Ruth Z. Fleishman Foundation, Atlantic Philanthropic Service Company, New York City, since 1993. Board directors Boston Science Corporation.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: North Carolina 1959.

    Works

    • Author: (with Bruce L. Payne) Ethical Dilemmas and the Education of Policymakers, 1980. Co-editor: Public Duties: The Moral Obligations of Public Officials, 1981. Editor: The Future of American Political Parties, 1982, The Future of the Postal Service, 1983.

      Wine columnist Vanity Fair magazine, 1984-1992.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Trustee John and Mary Markle Foundation, since 1989, chairman, 1989-1993. Trustee Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelly Foundation, since 1989, Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Foundation, since 1991, Dillard University, since 1975, Jewish Theological Seminary, since 1992, Brandeis University, since 1994, Artscroll Mesorah Foundation, since 1990, Ruth K. Broad Foundation for biomedical Research, since 1991. Chairman board trustees Urban Institute, since 1994.

    Chairman international board overseers Seminary for Judaic Studies, since 1994. Chairman committee on airline deregulation National Research Council, 1989-1991. Director Center for Documentary Studies.

    Member Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (president 1979-1980, member policy council 1979-1983), National Academy Public Administration, Order of Golden Fleece, Yale Club (New York City), Metropolitan Club (Washington), Phi Beta Kappa.
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    • 1955
      University North Carolina
    • 1959
      University North Carolina
    • 1959
      University North Carolina
    • 1960
      Yale University
    • 1986
      Methodist College
    • 1960 - 1961
      Walter E. Meyer Research Institute Law Walter E. Meyer Research Institute Law
    • 1961 - 1965
      legal assistant, to governor North Carolina
    • 1965 - 1967
      director, Yale Summer High School
    • 1967 - 1969
      associate, provost Urban Studies and Programs
    • 1969 - 1971
      associate, director program development Institute Social Science
    • 1971 - 1974
      associate, professor law Duke University
      Durham, United Kingdom
    • 1971 - 1978
      associate, professor law Duke University
    • 1978 - 1985
      associate, professor law Duke University
    • 1985 - 1993
      associate, professor law Duke University
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