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business administration educator

Joseph Lyon Bower, Business administration educator. Co-recipient (with C.M. Christensen) McKinsey Foundation award, 1995. Trustee Lincoln (Massachusetts) Foundation, since 1968, vice chair New England Conservatory Music, Boston, since 1984; trustee DeCordova and Dana Museum and Pk., Lincoln, since 1987. Member American Economics Association, Council Foreign Rels., St. Botolph Club (Boston), Harvard Club (New York City).

Background

Bower, Joseph Lyon was born on September 21, 1938 in New York City. Son of Morris L. and Florence (Turitz) Bower.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1959. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1961. Doctor Business Administration, Harvard University, 1963.

Career

Assistant professor Graduate School Business Administration Harvard University, Boston, 1963-1968, associate professor Graduate School Business Administration, 1968-1971, Donald K. David professor business administration Graduate School Business Administration, 1972—2007, Baker Foundation professor graduate school business administration, since 2007, senior associate dean for external relations Graduate School Business Administration, 1986-1989, chairman doctoral programs, director of research Graduate School Business Administration, 1989-1995, faculty member John F. Kennedy School Government Cambridge, since 1969. Board directors Anika Therapeutics Inc., Bedford, Massachusetts, Brown Shoe Inc., St. Louis, Sonesta International Hotels Corporation, Boston, New American High Income Fund, Boston, Loews Corporation, New York City. Former chair general manager program Graduate School Business Administration, 1996-2007, chair corporation leader graduate school bus administrator since 2006.

Works

Membership

Trustee Lincoln (Massachusetts) Foundation, since 1968, vice chair New England Conservatory Music, Boston, since 1984. Trustee DeCordova and Dana Museum and Pk., Lincoln, since 1987. Member American Economics Association, Council Foreign Rels., St. Botolph Club (Boston), Harvard Club (New York City).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, boating.

Connections

Married Nancy Milender, February 16, 1958 (dec, September 19, 2006). Children: Jonathan, Deborah.

father:
Morris L. Bower

mother:
Florence (Turitz) Bower

spouse:
Nancy Milender

child:
Jonathan Bower

child:
Deborah Bower