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James Joseph Bishop, American Dean. Fellow Danforth Foundation, Petroleum Research Fund, American Chemical Society.

Background

Bishop, James Joseph was born on October 10, 1936 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Natural Science, Le Moyne College College, 1958; Doctor of Philosophy in Inorganic Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1969; postgraduate, Harvard University, 1977.

Career

Assistant professor of chemistry, Atlanta U., 1963-1964; secretary intergroup relations, Governor' General’ s Office, Massachusetts, 1965-1967; research associate inorganic chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1969-1970; assistant to dean of students, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1969-1970; assistant dean of students, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970-1973; associate dean of students, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973-1978; former dean of students, Amherst College now dean, Ohio State University, Columbus. Special consultant Detroit Institute Technology, 1971. Consultant Martin Luther King Center Boston University, 1971.

Member graduate fellowship reading committee Danforth Foundation, St. Louis, 1972-1973, 77-78. Vice president, board directors A Better Chance of Amherst.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chairman Americans for Democratic Action. Former president, board directors Urban League Greater Boston. Former vice-chairman Boston Congress Racial Equality.

Formermem. allocating group N.W. section Massachusetts United Way Fund. Former board directors Joint Center for Inner City Change, Boston. Member New England Soaring Association, Snow Rovers' Ski Club (former president, bd.chmn.), Appalachian Mountain Club. M C.