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Joseph Lyon Bower

Joseph Lyon Bower, business administration educator. Co-recipient (with C.M. Christensen) McKinsey Foundation award, 1995. Life trustee New England Conservatory Music, Boston, 1984-1903, DeCordova and Dana Museum and Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts, since 1987. Member American Economic Association, Council Foreign Relations, St. Botolph Club (Boston), Harvard Club (New York City), The Cocistry Club, The Vineyard Golf Club.

Background

  • Bower, Joseph Lyon was born on September 21, 1938 in New York City. Son of Morris L. and Florence (Turitz) Bower.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1959. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1961. Doctor Business Administration, Harvard University, 1963.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Graduate School Business Administration Harvard University, Boston, 1963-1968, associate professor Graduate School Business Administration, 1968-1971, Donald K. David professor business administration Graduate School Business Administration, 1972—2007, Baker Foundation professor graduate school business administration, since 2007, senior associate dean for external relations Graduate School Business Administration, 1986-1989, chairman doctoral programs, director of research Graduate School Business Administration, 1989-1995, faculty member John F. Kennedy School Government Cambridge, since 1969. Board directors Anika Therapeutics Inc., Bedford, Massachusetts, Brown Shoe Inc., St. Louis, Sonesta International Hotels Corporation, Boston, New American High Income Fund, Boston, Loews Corporation, New York City. Former chair general manager program Graduate School Business Administration, 1996-2007, chair corporation leader graduate school bus administrator since 2006.

    Works

    Membership

    Life trustee New England Conservatory Music, Boston, 1984-1903, DeCordova and Dana Museum and Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts, since 1987. Member American Economic Association, Council Foreign Relations, St. Botolph Club (Boston), Harvard Club (New York City), The Cocistry Club, The Vineyard Golf Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, boating, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Milender, February 16, 1958 (dec, September 19, 2006). Children: Jonathan, Deborah.
    • father: Morris L. Bower
    • mother: Florence (Turitz) Bower
    • spouse: Nancy Milender
    • children: Jonathan Bower
    • Deborah Bower
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    Born September 21, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1959
      Harvard University
    • 1961
      Harvard University
    • 1963
      Harvard University
    • 1963 - 1968
      Assistant, professor Graduate School Business Administration Harvard University
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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