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academic administrator , educator , Political scientist

David Armand Caputo, American academic administrator, political scientist, educator. Woodrow Wilson national fellow, 1965-1966; National Science Foundation faculty fellow, 1977; Fulbright fellow, Italy, 1985; Lilly fellow, 1985; Bologna chair Fulbright senior fellow, Italy, 1993.


Caputo, David Armand was born on August 30, 1943 in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Armand and Marie E. (Smalstig) Caputo.


Bachelor, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1965. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1967. Master of Philosophy, Yale University, 1968.

Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1970.


Member faculty Purdue University, since 1969, professor political science, since 1977, head department, 1978-1987, dean School Liberal Arts, 1987-1995. President Hunter College, City University of New York, New York City, 1995-2000, Pace University, New York City, since 2000.



Trustee Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York City, 2000—2003. Ruling elder Central Presbyterian Church, Lafayette, Indiana, 1981—1987. Member American Political Science Association, American Society Public Administration, Midwest Political Science Association, Southern Political Science Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa.


Married Alice M. Glotfelty, June 27, 1964. Children– Christopher, Elizabeth, Jeffrey.

Armand Caputo

Marie E. (Smalstig) Caputo

Alice M. Glotfelty

Christopher Caputo

Elizabeth Caputo

Jeffrey Caputo