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educator

Douglass Vincent Brown, American educator. Fellow American Academy Arts and Science; member Industrial Relations Research Association, National Academy Arbitrators.

Background

Brown, Douglass Vincent was born on May 16, 1904 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George Henry and Frederica (Beinert) Brown.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1925. AM, Harvard University, 1926. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1932.

Career

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.

Membership

Fellow American Academy Arts and Science. Member Industrial Relations Research Association, National Academy Arbitrators.

Connections

Married Mary A. Nuss, Dec 2, 1933 (deceased 1984). Children: Deborah, Constance.

father:
George Henry Brown

mother:
Frederica (Beinert) Brown

spouse:
Mary A. Nuss

child:
Deborah Brown

child:
Constance Brown