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Stephen Matthew Salsbury, American historian, educator.


Salsbury, Stephen Matthew was born on October 12, 1931 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Ralph Thomas and Roma Enola (Connor) Salsbury.


AB, Occidental College, 1953. AM, Harvard University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1961.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), St. Petersburg State University, 1995.


Research associate, Harvard School Business Administration, 1961-1962;assistant professor of history, U. Delaware, Newark, 1963-1968;associate professor, U. Delaware, 1968-1970;professor, U. Delaware, 1970-1977;chairman history Department, University Delaware, 1974-1977;professor economics history, U. Sydney, Australia, since 1977;also head department, dean Faculty Economics, U. Sydney, 1980-1988;professor, dean Faculty Economics, U. Sydney, 1989-1990-. Visiting assistant professor Johns Hopkins, 1967-1968. Visiting scholar La Trobe U., Melbourne, Australia, 1974.

Hunter Baillie fellow St. Andrew's College, Sydney. Visiting professor of history University of California, Berkeley, 1987-1988. Honorary curator Harvard University Library., since 1989.

Director Australian-Russia Business Council, since 1996.



Member advisory board Eleutherian-Mills-Hagley Foundation, 1975-1978, Business History Review, 1981-1985. Served with United States Air Force, 1955-1957, 62-63. Member American History Association, Economic History Association (chairman committee research 1976-1977), Economic History Association Australia and New Zealand, Organization American Historians, Agricultural History Society, History Society Delaware, American Association of University Professors, Association Evolutionary Economics, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Tau Omega.

Clubs: American National (Sydney), Rotary (Sydney), Union Club (Sydney).


Ralph Thomas Salsbury

Roma Enola (Connor) Salsbury