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journalist , university professor

Harold Robert Isaacs, American Writer. Guggenheim fellow, 1950. Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences M C.

Background

Isaacs, Harold Robert was born on September 13, 1910 in New York City. Son of Robert and Sophie (Berlin) Isaacs.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia University, 1930.

Career

Reporter, New York Times, also Honolulu Advertising, Shanghai Eve. Post and China Press, 1928-1931;with, Agence Havas, Shanghai and New York City, 1931-1940;with, Columbia Broadcasting System, New York City and Washington, 1940-1943;war correspondent, China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations, associate editor, Newsweek magazine, Washington, also China, S.E. Asia and New York City, 1943-1950;research associate, Center International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1953-1965;professor political science, Center International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1965-1976;professor emeritus, Center International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, from 1976.

Works

Membership

Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences M C.

Connections

Married Viola Robinson, September 14, 1932. Children: Arnold R., Deborah S.

father:
Robert Isaacs

mother:
Sophie (Berlin) Isaacs

spouse:
Viola Robinson

children:
Arnold R. Isaacs

Deborah S. Isaacs