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finance educator

Robert Samuel Kaplan, American finance educator. Member American Accounting Association (vice president 1986-1988), American Society Technology (board trustees since 1994).

Background

Kaplan, Robert Samuel was born on May 2, 1940 in New York City. Son of Bernard R. and Jeanette (Lieman) Kaplan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1968.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Stuttgart, Germany, 1995.

Career

Professor Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1968-1984, dean business school, 1977-1983. Professor Harvard Business School, Boston, since 1984. Board directors Evergreen Energy, Denver.

Trustee Technion, Haifa, Israel, 1995-2001.

Membership

Member American Accounting Association (vice president 1986-1988), American Society Technology (board trustees since 1994).

Connections

Married Ellen F. Lasher, December 25, 1965. Children: Jennifer Beth, Dina Rebecca.

father:
Bernard R. Kaplan

mother:
Jeanette (Lieman) Kaplan

spouse:
Ellen F. Lasher

children:
Jennifer Beth Kaplan

Dina Rebecca Kaplan