Douglass Vincent Brown, American educator. Fellow American Academy Arts and Science; member Industrial Relations Research Association, National Academy Arbitrators.
Brown, Douglass Vincent was born on May 16, 1904 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George Henry and Frederica (Beinert) Brown.
AB, Harvard University, 1925. AM, Harvard University, 1926. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1932.
Instructor, tutor economics, Harvard University, 1927-1933;
assistant professor medical economics, Harvard Medical School, 1933-1938;
assistant professor, associate professor and professor industrial relations, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1938-1946;
Alfred P. Sloan professor industrial management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1946-1969;
professor emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1969-1986. Various positions with advisory commission to Council of National Defense and Office of Personnel Management, 1940-1941. Staff member Harriman-Beaverbrook Mission to Russia, 1941.
Consultant to War Department, 1942-1943. Public member National War Labor Board, Region I, 1943-1945.