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Management educator

Thomas John Allen, business educator. honorary senior research fellow University Manchester, since 1970; Macvicar Faculty fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, since 1993; named distinguished visiting professor University College Dublin, Ireland, 1993.

Background

Allen, Thomas John was born on August 20, 1931 in Newark. Son of Thomas John and Margaret Ann (Conley) Allen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Upsala College, East Orange, New Jersey, 1954. Postgraduate, University Washington, 1958. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963.

Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Ramon Llull University, Spain, 2003. Doctor Management (honorary), Rijkuniversiteit Gent, Belgium, 1990.

Doctor of Science (honorary), Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1992. Doctor in Engineering (honorary), Linkoping University, Sweden, 1998.

Career

Design engineer, Tung-Sol Electric Company, Bloomfield, New Jersey, 1956-1957;research engineer, Boeing Company, Seattle, 1957-1964;research associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1963-1966;D Business Administration (honorary), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, since 1966;associate chairman faculty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983-1985;MacVicar faculty fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, since 1993;senior associate dean, Howard W. Johnson professor management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, since 1994. Distinguished visiting professor U. College Dublin, Ireland, 1993. Honorary member of faculty Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, since 1992.

Works

Membership

Chairman Catholic-Jewish Committee, Boston, 1977-1979. Chairman of the Board Rosary Academy, Watertown, Massachusetts, 1976-1979. Trustee Mount St. Joseph Academy, Boston, since 1992.

Served to sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1954-1956. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Psychological Association, Irish American Cultural Association, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Joan Marie Gilmartin, January 28, 1961. Children: Thomas John, Susan Marie, Máirín.

father:
Thomas John Allen

mother:
Margaret Ann (Conley) Allen

spouse:
Joan Marie Gilmartin

children:
Thomas John Allen

Susan Marie Allen

Máirín Allen