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Harlan Cleveland

Harlan Cleveland, American political scientist, former ambassador. Decorated United States Medal of Freedom, gold star Order Brilliant Star (China), gran ufficiale Order of Merit (Italy); recipient Woodrow Wilson award, Princeton University, 1968, Prix de Talloires, 1981, Leader for Peace award, United States Peace Corps, 1985, Rhodes scholar, Oxford University, 1938-1939.

Background

  • Cleveland, Harlan was born on January 19, 1918 in New York City. Son of Stanley Matthews and Marian Phelps (Van Buren) Cleveland.

  • Education

    • Graduate cum laude, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, 1934. Bachelor of Arts in Politics with high honors, Princeton University, 1938. Recipient 22 honorary degrees.

    Career

    • Intern Office of United States Senator Robert M. LaFollette, Junior, 1939-1940. Writer information division Farm Security Administration, Washington, 1940-1942. Ovcl. Board Education Warfare and successor Foreign Economic Administration, 1942—1944.

      Executive director economic section Allied Control Commission, Rome, 1944-1945. Member United States delegate 3d session United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration Council, London, 1945. Acting vice president in charge economic section Allied Commission, Rome, 1945-1946.

      Department chief of mission United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration Italian Mission, 1946-1947. Director China office United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, Shanghai, 1947-1948. Director China program ECA, Washington, 1948-1949, department assistant administrator, 1949-1951.

      Assistant director for Europe Mutual Security Agency, 1952-1953. Executive editor The Reporter, New York City, 1953-1956, public, 1955-1956. Professor political science, dean Maxwell graduate school citizenship public affairs Syracuse University, 1956-1961.

      Chairman Citizens for Kennedy, New York, 1960. Assistant secretary for international organization affairs United States Department State, 1961-1965, United States ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organization Brussels, 1965-1969. Chairman Cabinet Committee on International Cooperation Year, 1965.

      Professor political science, president University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1969-1974, president emeritus, 1974—2008. Director program in international affairs Aspen Institute Humanistic Studies, Princeton, New Jersey, 1974-1980, distinguished fellow, 1988—2008. Chairman United States Weather Modification Advisory Board, 1977-1978.

      Distinguished visiting Tom Slick professor world peace Lyndon Baines Johnson School Public Affairs, University Texas, Austin, 1979. Dean Hubert H. Humphrey Institute Public Affairs, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1980-1987, professor public affairs and planning, 1980-1988, professor emeritus, 1988—2008. Honorary chairman The American Forum for Global Education, Volunteers in Technology Assistance.

      Board directors Mertz-Gilmore Foundation. National advisory council World Learning. Delegate from New York Democratic National Convention, 1960.

      Electronic faculty Western Behavioral Sciences Institute, 1983—1991. Faculty Connected Education, 1987—1996. Honorary trustee The Atlantic Council.

    Works

    • Nobody in Charge: Essays on the Future of Leadership
    • One of the most renowned thinkers and insightful writers on leadership of our time, Harlan Cleveland has seen numerous trends come and go and weathered many drastic changes in leadership and management-from the rise of the "company man" to the advent of the leaderless, self-managed organization.
    • Ethics and Bigness
    • Published by the Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion in relation to the Democratic Way of Life, Inc.

    Membership

    Fellow: International Leadership Forum, World Business Academy, World Academy of Art and Science (president 1991—2000). Member: American Society for Public Administration 1970-1971, (Dwight Waldo award 1988, Elmer Staats Lifetime Achievement award 2003), Council on Foreign Relations, American Political Science Association, Century Club (New York City), Phi Beta Kapp.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, g^lL writing.

    Connections

    • Married Lois W. Burton, July 12, 1941. Children: Zoë, Melantha, Alan Thorburn.
    • father: Stanley Matthews Cleveland
    • mother: Marian Phelps (Van Buren) Cleveland
    • spouse: Lois W. Burton
    • children: Zou00eb Cleveland
    • Melantha Cleveland
    • Alan Thorburn Cleveland
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    Born January 19, 1918
    Died May 30, 2008
    (aged 90)
    Nationality
    • 1934
      Phillips Academy
    • 1938
      Princeton University
    • 1939 - 1940
      Intern, Office of United States Senator Robert M. LaFollette
      Junior, West Virginia, United States
    • 1940 - 1942
      writer, information division Farm Security Administration
      Washington, United States
    • 1942 - 1944
      ovcl. Board Education Warfare and successor Foreign Economic, Administration
    • 1944 - 1945
      executive, director economic section Allied Control Commission
      Rome, New York, United States
    • 1945
      member, United States delaware 3d session United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration Council
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1945 - 1946
      acting vice president, in charge economic section Allied Commission
      Rome, New York, United States
    • 1946 - 1947
      department chief of mission United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration Italian Mission
    • 1947 - 1948
      director, China office United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
      Shanghai, China
    • 1948 - 1949
      director, China program ECA
      Washington, United States
    • 1952 - 1953
      assistant, director for Europe Mutual Security Agency
    • 1953 - 1956
      executive, editor The Reporter
    • 1955 - 1956
      executive, editor The Reporter
    • 1956 - 1961
      professor, political science
    • 1960
      chairman, Citizens for Kennedy
      New York, United States
    • 1965
      chairman, Cabinet Committee on International Cooperation Year
    • 1969 - 1974
      professor, University Hawaii
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1969 - 1974
      president, University Hawaii
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1974 - 1980
      director, program in international affairs Aspen Institute Humanistic Studies
      Princeton, New Jersey, United States
    • 1977 - 1978
      chairman, United States Weather Modification Advisory Board
    • 1979
      distinguished visiting Tom Slick professor, world peace Lyndon Baines Johnson School Public Affairs
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 1980 - 1987
      dean Hubert H. Humphrey Institute Public Affairs
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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      • Author: The Obligations of Power: American Diplomacy in the Search for Peace, 1966, North Atlantic Treaty Organization: The Transatlantic Bargain, 1970, The Future Executive, 1972 (Louis Brownlow award 1975), China Diary, 1976, The Third Try at World Order, 1977, The Knowledge Executive, 1985, The Age of Choice, 1990, The Global Commons, 1990, Birth of a New World, 1993, Leadership and the Information Revolution, 1997, Nobody in Charge, 2002. Co-author: Next Step in Asia, 1948. The Overseas Americans, 1960, Humangrowth, 1978. Editor: The Promise of World Tensions, 1961, The Management of Sustainable Growth, 1980, Energy Futures of Developing Countries, 1980. General editor: Readings for Leaders (series), 1988. Co-editor: The Art of Overseasmanship, 1957, The Ethic of Power, 1962, Ethics and Bigness, 1962, Bioresources for Development, 1980, Prospects for Peacemaking, 1988.
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      • book: Coming Soon: The Nobody-in-Charge Society.(management organization changes): An article from: The Futurist
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      • book: [(Nobody in Charge: Essays on the Future of Leadership )] [Author: Harlan Cleveland] [May-2002]
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      • book: Humangrowth: An essay on growth, values, and the quality of life (A Policy paper - Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies)
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      • book: Energy Futures of Developing Countries - The Neglected Victims of the Energy Crisis
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      • Author: The Obligations of Power: American Diplomacy in the Search for Peace, 1966, North Atlantic Treaty Organization: The Transatlantic Bargain, 1970, The Future Executive, 1972 (Louis Brownlow award 1975), China Diary, 1976, The Third Try at World Order, 1977, The Knowledge Executive, 1985, The Age of Choice, 1990, The Global Commons, 1990, Birth of a New World, 1993, Leadership and the Information Revolution, 1997, Nobody in Charge, 2002. Co-author: Next Step in Asia, 1948. The Overseas Americans, 1960, Humangrowth, 1978.Editor: The Promise of World Tensions, 1961, The Management of Sustainable Growth, 1980, Energy Futures of Developing Countries, 1980. General editor: Readings for Leaders (series), 1988. Co-editor: The Art of Overseasmanship, 1957, The Ethic of Power, 1962, Ethics and Bigness, 1962, Bioresources for Development, 1980, Prospects for Peacemaking, 1988.
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      • Marian Phelps (Van Buren) Cleveland
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      • Lois W. Burton
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      • Stanley Matthews Cleveland
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