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educator , Political scientist , writer

Donald Edwin Nuechterlein, American political scientist, educator, writer. Recipient Fulbright-Hays award University Wales, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, 1976; research fellow Rockefeller Foundation University California, Berkeley, 1963-1964, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 1990; visiting scholar St. Anthony's College Oxford University, United Kingdom, 1982.


Nuechterlein, Donald Edwin was born on June 20, 1925 in Saginaw, Michigan, United States. Son of Edwin W. and Laura A. Nuechterlein.


Bachelor, University Michigan, 1948. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1959.


Staff officer United States Navy, Bainbridge, Maryland, since 1945, Bremerhaven, Germany, 1946. Staff writer United States Office Military Government, Berlin, 1946-1947. Research officer United States Department State, Washington, 1952-1954.

Information officer United States Embassy, Reykjavik, Iceland, 1954-1956. Staff officer United States Information Agency, Washington, 1957-1960. Cultural attache United States Embassy, Bangkok, 1961-1963.

Senior staff Office Naval Operations, 1964-1965, Office Secretary Defense, Washington, 1965-1968. Professor Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1968-1988. Visiting professor Queen's University, Ontario, Canada, 1989-1990, 92-93, University Kaiserslautern, Germany, 1991-1992, 94-95.

Lecturer international relations United States foreign policy.



With United States Navy, 1943-1946. Commissioned ensign United States Naval Reserve, 1945. Retired lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1968.

Member Charlottesville Committee Foreign Relations, Retired Officers Association Charlottesville, Charlottesville Rotary Club.


Married Mildred University, July 16, 1948. Children: Jan L. Steiert, Jill E. Vosburg, Jeffrey D., Jonathan E.

Edwin W.

Laura A. Nuechterlein

Mildred University

Jan L. Steiert Nuechterlein

Jill E. Vosburg Nuechterlein

Jeffrey D. Nuechterlein

Jonathan E. Nuechterlein