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Douglas Wilton Payne

Douglas Wilton Payne, Latin American and Caribbean affairs specialist, writer. Member Social Democrats, Washington, 1985-1991, member national committee, since 1991.

Background

  • Payne, Douglas Wilton was born on January 12, 1951 in Neptune, New Jersey, United States. Son of Douglas Wilton and Helen (Brophy) Payne.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, Williams College, 1972.

    Career

    • Freelance writer, New York City, 1972-1982. Member staff Freedom House, 1983-1987, director hemispheric studies, since 1987.

    Works

    • Author: The Democratic Mask: The Consolidation of the Sandinista Revolution, 1985. Co-author: (with Mark Falcoff and Susan Kaufman Purcell) Latin America: United States Policy after the Cold War, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Social Democrats, Washington, 1985-1991, member national committee, since 1991.

    Personality

    Interests

    Running, squash.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Lea Ashley, September 7, 1985.
    • father: Douglas Wilton Payne
    • mother: Helen (Brophy) Payne
    • spouse: Nancy Lea Ashley
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    Born January 12, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Williams College
    • 1972 - 1982
      Freelance writer