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Lawrence L. Whetten

international relations educator

Lawrence L. Whetten, American, German international relations educator. Penfield fellow New York University, 1957-1959; grantee Ford Foundation, 1970, Royal Institute International Affairs, London, 1970, Thyssen Foundation, Cologne, Germany, 1974-1982, 89, Volkswagen Foundation, 1982-1985.

Background

Whetten, Lawrence L. was born on June 12, 1932 in Provo, Utah, United States. Son of Lester B. and Kate (Allred) Whetten.

Education

Bachelor, Brigham University, 1954. Master of Arts, Brigham University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy with honors, New York University, 1963.

Career

Senior political analyst Headquarters United States Air Forces in Europe, Wiesbaden, Federal Republic Germany, 1963-1970. Resident director graduate program in international relations University Southern California, Munich, Federal Republic Germany, 1971-1978, director studies University of Southern California/SIR graduate program in Germany Federal Republic Germany, 1978-1986. Erich Voegelin Gast professor Munich University, 1987-1988.

Lecturer Boston University, from 1988. Lecturer Professional Associate Center Defense and Strategic Studies Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, from 1991. Consultant Foreign Policy Institute, Philadelphia, 1969-1971, 76-79, Research and Development Associates, Munich, 1977.

Professor Hochschule für Politik, Munich University. Adjunct professor, professional associate Center for Defense and Strategic Studies, Southwest Missouri State University, since 1991.

Works

book American Foreign Policy: A Contemporary Introduction book The Canal War: Four-Power Conflict in the Middle East (Studies in Communism, Revisionism, and Revolution) book Contemporary American Foreign Policy (Lexington Books) book Germany East and West: Conflicts, Collaboration and Confrontation book Wartime Origins Of The East-West: Dilemma Over Germany

Membership

Served to captain United States Air Force, 1960-1963. Member American Academy Political and Social Sciences, International Institute Strategic Studies, American Association Advancement of Soviet Studies, Gesellschaft für Auslandskunde, German American Association.

Connections

Married Gabriele Indra, October 28, 1974 (deceased May 1985).

father:
Lester B. Whetten

mother:
Kate (Allred) Whetten

spouse:
Gabriele Indra