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trust company advisor

Robert Bromley Oxnam, trust company advisor. National Defense Education Act fellow, 1964-1969, Ford Foundation fellow, 1980, Williams College Bicentennial Medal, 1993. Board directors Institute for Shipboard Education, Semester at Sea, University Pittsburgh; Member Council Foreign Relations, American Assembly, Century Association, Cosmos Club (Washington), Association Asian Studies, National Committee on United States-China Relations.

Background

Oxnam, Robert Bromley was born on December 14, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Robert Fisher and Dalys Elita (Houts) Oxnam.

Education

Bachelor, Williams College, 1964. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1969.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Trinity College, 1994.

Career

Assistant professor Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1969-1974, associate professor, 1974-1975, special assistant to president, 1971-1973. Director China Council The Asia Society, Washington, 1975-1981, director Washington Center, 1979-1981, vice president New York City, 1979-1981, president, 1981—1992. Special correspondent MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour.

Senior advisory Bessemer Trust Company, since 1992. Host and moderator 30-part series Asia: Half the Human Race, Station WCBS-television, summer, 1979. Member United States National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperative.

Board directors Clemente Global Growth Fund, Inc., First Philippine Fund Inc. Trustee, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Armand Erpf Fund. Visiting professor, Beijing University, global scholar, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Chairman, United States Trust for Chinese Science and Civilization at Needham Research Institute, Cambridge University.

Works

Membership

Board directors Institute for Shipboard Education, Semester at Sea, University Pittsburgh. Member Council Foreign Relations, American Assembly, Century Association, Cosmos Club (Washington), Association Asian Studies, National Committee on United States-China Relations.

Connections

Children: Geoffrey Fisher, Deborah Elizabeth.

father:
Robert Fisher Oxnam

mother:
Dalys Elita (Houts) Oxnam

children:
Geoffrey Fisher Oxnam

Deborah Elizabeth Oxnam