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Robert Curvin

Born: 23-Feb-1934
Birthplace: Belleville, NJ
Died: 29-Sep-2015
Location of death: Newark, NJ
Cause of death: Multiple myeloma

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist, Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Former Black Power activist

Military service: US Army (101st Airborne)

A leader of CORE during the riots of July 12-17, 1967 in Newark, New Jersey.

Father: William Curvin
Mother: Alma Thomas
Wife: Patricia Hall (until his death, one son, one daughter)
Son: Frank
Daughter: Nicole

    University: BA, Rutgers University (1960)
    University: MSW, Rutgers University (1967)
    University: PhD Political Science, Princeton University (1975)
    Professor: Political Science, Brooklyn College (1974-78)
    Administrator: Dean, Graduate School of Management, New School for Social Research (1984-88)
    Administrator: Trustee, Princeton University (1977-81)

    Anthony Knerr & Associates Project Consultant
    Greentree Foundation President (2000-03)
    Ford Foundation VP Communications (1996-2000)
    Ford Foundation Director, Urban Poverty Program (1988-96)
    Member of the Board of Broad National Bank (1986-88)
    The New York Times Editorial Board (1978-83)
    Bill Bradley for President
    Congress of Racial Equality Past Chairman, Newark Chapter
    Humanity in Action Trustee
    National Academy of Public Administration 1987
    Obama for America
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    RAND Corporation Trustee (2001-)
    Victoria Foundation

Author of books:
Blackout Looting: New York City, July 13, 1977 (1993, with Bruce Porter)

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