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Watson Institute

ORGANIZATION

On the campus of Brown University, founded by Thomas J. Watson, Jr. as the Center for Policy Development in 1981; became the Institute for International Studies in 1986 and the Watson Institute in 1991.

"Watson Institute for International Studies is a leading center for research and teaching on international affairs. The Institute's research is organized around some of the most important questions of our time: on the global economy, environment, international security, and related issues of culture and identity. These questions are analyzed through the lenses of multiple academic disciplines with an emphasis on policy relevance."

Official Website:
http://www.watsoninstitute.org/

Location:
Providence, RI

Founding Date:
1981

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John P. Birkelund
Business
23-Jun-1930   Chairman of Dillon Read, 1986-98
Mary K. Bush
Business
c. 1949   Bush International
Leslie H. Gelb
Government
4-Mar-1937   President, Council on Foreign Relations, 1993-2003
W. H. Krome George
Business
27-Mar-1918 6-Sep-2004 Chairman and CEO of Alcoa, 1975-83
Lee H. Hamilton
Politician
20-Apr-1931   9/11 Commission vice chairman
Richard C. Holbrooke
Diplomat
24-Apr-1941 13-Dec-2010 US Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan
Charles Mathias
Politician
24-Jul-1922 25-Jan-2010 US Senator from Maryland, 1969-87
Thomas Pickering
Diplomat
5-Nov-1931   Career US Ambassador
Barbara Stallings
Educator
c. 1944   Watson Institute for International Studies
Harold R. Swearer
Educator
13-Oct-1932 19-Oct-1991 President of Brown University, 1977-88
Thomas J. Watson, Jr.
Business
14-Jan-1914 31-Dec-1993 CEO of IBM, 1956-71
John C. Whitehead
Business
2-Apr-1922   US Deputy Secretary of State, 1985-89


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