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Laurence Phillips Dowd

educator

Laurence Phillips Dowd, American educator. Served from Second lieutenant to major, United States Army, 1941-1945.; Member International Mgrs. Association San Francisco (president 1979), Academy International Business, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Dowd, Laurence Phillips was born on October 21, 1914 in Fort Monroe, Virginia, United States. Son of William Stuart and Julia (Phillips) Dowd.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Washington 1938. Master of Arts, University Hawaii, 1939. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1954.

Career

Richard S., Judith I. (Mistress Stewart Rush). With Lewers & Cooke, Ltd., Honolulu, 1939-1940. Instructor to associate professor of University Washington, 1940-1941, 46, 50-55.

Lecturer, director Michigan Business Executives Research Conference of University of Michigan, 1957-1960. Professor world business, also director Center for World Business of San Francisco State University, 1960-1971, professor world business, 1970-1979, professor emeritus, 1979-1980. Visiting professor U. Oregon, 1969-1970, Kinki U., Osaka, Japan, 1974, Institute International Studies and Training, Japan, 1980.

Fulbright professor Kobe U., Japan, 1955-1957. Cons. Far East Trade Promotion, Port of Seattle, 1955-1957. Trustee Washington State International Trade Fair, 1950-1955.

Consultant trans-Pacific trade research project Bureau Business Research of U. Hawaii, 1962-1964.

Works

  • Author: The European Economic Community. Implications for Michigan Business, 1961. Principles of World Business, 1965.

    Introduction to Export Management, 1977. Editorial review board of Journal Marketing, 1958-1973.

Membership

Served from Second lieutenant to major, United States Army, 1941-1945. Member International Mgrs. Association San Francisco (president 1979), Academy International Business, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Juliet Irene Rudolph, September 7, 1938. Children: William L. (deceased 1965), Richard S., Judith I. (Mistress.

father:
William Stuart Dowd

mother:
Julia (Phillips) Dowd

spouse:
Juliet Irene Rudolph

children:
William L. Dowd (deceased 1965)

Richard S. Dowd

Judith I. (Mrs Dowd