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Robert R. Robbins, American educator.


Robbins, Robert R. was born on February 17, 1909 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Bert O. and Lulu (Beamer) Robbins.


Bachelor of Arts, Ohio State University, 1932, Master of Arts, 1934, Doctor of Philosophy., 1941. Graduate study, Alliance Francaise, Paris, France, 1933, Harvard, 1937-1938, Academy International Law, The Hague, 1936, University of Michigan. A.M.L.D., Fletcher School Law and Diplomacy, 1940.

A.M., Columbia, 1943.


April 1970); children—Sarah Brooks (Mistress Lorenzo M. Home), David Sears. Instructor, assistant professor government Tufts College, 1935-1942. Assistant professor political science Ohio State University, 1946.

Specialist on dependent area affairs unites states department State, 1946-1947, executive cheif, 1948-1949. Executive assistant to director general International Refugee Organisation, 1947-1948. Officer-in-charge non-self-governing Territories Affairs, 1949-1953, deputy-director Office Dependent Area Affairs, 1953-1956.

Carnegie fellow Council on Foreign Relations, Inc., New York City, 1956-1957. Research associate Columbia University, 1956-1957. Professor political science, from 1957, department chairman political science Tufts U., 1957-1969, professor Fletcher School Law and Diplomacy, 1957-1974, Jackson professor political science, 1958-1974, professor, emeritus, 1974-1980.

United States member working committee Caribbean Commission, 1949-1954, acting United States senior commissioner, 1953. Alternate United States commissioner S. Pacific Commission, from 1951, acting senior commissioner, 1951, United States acting senior commissioner, 1953, to S. Pacific Conference, 1950, 53. Member United States delegations United Nations meetings, including 4th, 8th, 9th, 10th General Assemblies.

United States member United Nations Visiting Mission to Togolands, 1955. 1st legistive counsel Congress Micronesia, 1965. Special political adviser Trust Ty.

Pacific Islands, 1965-1966.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: State Government and Public Responsibility, Volume 1, 1959, Volume 2, 1960, Volume 3, 1961, Vol. 4, 1962, Vol. 5, 1964, Vol. 6, 1965. Contributor articles to professional journals Encyclopedia Americana.


Member corporation Lawrence Memorial Hosp. Member alumni council Tufts U. Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946, commanding officer, 1954, International Affairs Company.

Member American Society International Law, American Political Science Association, New England Political Association (president 1970), American Civil Liberties Union, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.


Married Rebecca Nichols, September 3, 1941 (deceased. Children: Sarah Brooks (Mistress.

Bert O. Robbins

Lulu (Beamer) Robbins

Rebecca Nichols

Sarah Brooks (Mrs Robbins