Almond, Gabriel A. (Gabriel Abraham), 1911-2002

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Birth 1911-01-12
Death 2002-12-25
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English

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Almond earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1938 and taught at Yale and Princeton before joining Stanford's Dept. of Political Science in 1963. He was president of the American Political Science Association from 1965-1966 and a frequent consultant to the Department of State and other governmental bodies.

From the description of Gabriel A. Almond papers, 1946-2001. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 674616599

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Gabriel Almond received his bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. (1938) degrees from the University of Chicago, and taught at Yale (1949-1951, 1959-1963) and Princeton (1951-1959), before joining the Stanford faculty as executive head of the Department of Political Science in 1963. The following year he became chairman of the executive committee of the Institute of Political Studies, and became professor emeritus in 1976. A distinguished internationalist, he taught at universities in Japan and Brazil, and in 1972-1973 he was an overseas fellow at Cambridge University. In 1965-1966 he was president of the American Political Science Association. During his career he was a frequent consultant to the Department of State and other policy-making bodies of the government.

From the guide to the Gabriel A. Almond papers, 1939-2002, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Dorothea Kaufmann Almond, longtime child and family advocate, grew up in Cologne, Germany, and moved to the United States in 1934 to study at Teachers College, Columbia University, where she earned a master's degree in 1941. She moved to Palo Alto in 1963 with her husband, Stanford professor Gabriel Almond. She served as chair of the Committee on Childcare at Stanford from 1969 to 1977, was co-director of the Stanford Childcare Resource and Referral Center from 1978 to 1986, and was a consultant on childcare to the dean of student affairs from 1979 to 1986. Almond was also active in civic affairs as a member of the League of Women Voters and co-chair of a committee affiliated with the league on juvenile justice issues from 1988 to 1991. She died on December 5, 2000.

From the guide to the Dorothea K. Almond papers, 1936-1998, 1960-1998, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

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