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Riverside, CA 92507

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Riverside, California 92521

phone [909] 787-4561 [909] 778-9098
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  • CURRENT POSITIONS
    Distinguished Professor of Economics
    Department of Economics
    University of California, Riverside
    Director, Center for Social and Economic Policy
    University of California, Riverside

  • PERSONAL
    Born December 8, 1942, Saint Paul, Minnesota.
    Lived and educated in Richland, Washington.
    Married: Susan Boslego Carter

  • EDUCATION
    University of Washington, Seattle
    B.A., Economics, 1963
    Thesis: "The Profitability of Antebellum Slavery -- Revisited"
    Douglass North, thesis advisor

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

    Ph.D., Economics, 1968
    Dissertation: "Expectations, Risk, and the Term Structure of Interest Rates"
    Franco Modigliani, dissertation advisor
    Paul Samuelson, committee member
    Robert Solow, committee member


  • PREVIOUS ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
    University of California, Berkeley
    1967-1968 Acting Assistant Professor of Economics
    1968-1972 Assistant Professor of Economics
    1972-1977 Associate Professor of Economics
    1977-1991 Member of Graduate Group in Demography
    1983-1998 Member of Graduate Group in Ethnic Studies
    1987-1998 Member of the Extended Graduate Faculty, School of Social Welfare
    1977-1987 Professor of Economics
    1987-1998 Professor of Economics and History
    1988-1998 Director, Institute of Business and Economic Research
    1991-1998 Member of the Department of Demography

  • VISITING ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
    1985-1986 Visiting Professor of Economics California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
  • FELLOWSHIPS
    1970-1971 Ford Faculty Research Fellow
    1984-1985 Guggenheim Fellow
  • AFFILIATED ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
    1986-date Research Fellow Agricultural History Center University of California, Davis
    1988-date Directeur d'Etudes Associť Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales Maison des Sciences de L'Homme, Paris
    1988-date Research Associate National Bureau of Economic Research
    1994-date Member of the Advisory Council and Research Fellow Center for Economic History and Theory M. V. Lomonossov State University, Moscow
  • ACADEMIC SENATE COMMITTEES
    University of California
    1980-1981 Member, Committee on Courses of Instruction, Berkeley Division University of California, Berkeley 1979-1983 Member, Graduate Council, Berkeley Division.
    1981-1982 Vice-Chair, Graduate Council, Berkeley Division.
    1981-1982 Berkeley Division Representative, Coordinating Committee on Graduate Affairs.

    Systemwide

    1982-1983 Chair, Graduate Council, Berkeley Division.
    1983-1985 Member, Committee on Educational Policy, Berkeley Division.
    1986-1987 Member, Council for Special Curricula, Berkeley Division
    1987-1998 Chair and Dean of Special Curricula, Berkeley Division
    1995 Member, Visiting Review Team, School of Social Sciences University of California, Irvine.
  • RESEARCH GRANTS AND AWARDS
    1969-1970 Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation Grant GS 2668
    1970-1973 Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation Grant GS 3263.
    1974-1977 Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation Grant SOC 74-09457 Institute of Business and Economic Research
    University of California, Berkeley Center for Social and Behavioral Science Research, University of California, Riverside.
    1970-1971 Ford Research Fellow, Ford Foundation.
    1977-1978 Ford Faculty Research Professor, Ford Foundation.
    1984-1985 Guggenheim Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Department of Economics University of California, Berkeley.
    1984-1987 Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation Grant SES 8411255.
    1990-1994 Principal Investigator, National Institute on Aging Grant AG08131.
    1991-1993 Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation Grant SES 9024488 Institute of Business and Economic Research University of California, Berkeley.
    1995-1998 Investigator, National Institute on Aging Center Grant Center for Demography and Economics of Aging University of California, Berkeley.
    1996-1967 Investigator, Panel on the Demographic and Economic Impacts of Immigration National Academy of Sciences.
    1996-1998 Principal Investigator, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
    1998 Investigator, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics Center for Historical Statistics University of California, Berkeley.
    1998-date Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation Grant SBR 9730167.
    1998-date Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation Grant.
    1998-date Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation Grant Center for Social and Economic Policy University of California, Riverside.
  • HONORS AND AWARDS
  • 1977 Reckoning with Slavery selected as "Outstanding Academic Book of 1976" in North American History by the editors of Choice.
    1978 One Kind of Freedom selected as "Outstanding Academic Book of 1977" in North American History by the editors of Choice .
    1979 Class of 1979 Award of Appreciation Department of Economics University of California, Berkeley.
    1980 Distinguished Teaching Award Academic Senate University of California, Berkeley.
    1986 "Clio" Award For Exceptional Support to the Field of Cliometrics, Cliometric Society.
    1986 "Labor of Older Americans," received the Arthur H. Cole Prize for the Outstanding Article in The Journal of Economic History.
    1985-1986 Economic History Association.
    1987 J. Fish and Lillian F. Smith Distinguished Lecturer Department of Economics Brigham Young University.
    1987-1988 Professor of the Year Undergraduate Economics Association University of California, Berkeley.
    1989-1990 President Economic History Association.
    1994 Medal of Appreciation, International Economic History Association, Awarded in Milan, Italy.
    1995 M. V. Lomonossov Medal Moscow State University, Moscow.
    1998 Distinguished ORU Director Award Institute of Business and Economic Research University of California, Berkeley.
  • MEMBERSHIP IN SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
    Agricultural History Society
    American Economic Association
    American Historical Association
    Cliometric Society
    Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession
    Economic History Association
    Economic History Society
    International Association for Feminist Economics
    Population Association of America
    Social Science History Association
    Society of Labor Economists

This page was last updated on 06/16/99.