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Rushworth M. Kidder

Rushworth M. KidderAKA Rushworth Moulton Kidder

Born: 8-May-1944
Birthplace: Providence, RI
Died: 5-Mar-2012
Location of death: Davie, FL
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian Science
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder, Institute for Global Ethics

Father: George Kidder (biochemistry professor)
Mother: Ruth Rushworth
Wife: Anne Elizabeth Davidson (until his death, two daughters)
Daughter: Abby
Daughter: Heather

    University: BA, Amherst College (1965)
    University: PhD English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University (1969)
    Professor: English, Wichita State University

    Institute for Global Ethics Founder (1990)
    Christian Science Monitor Columnist, Perspectives (1983-90)
    Christian Science Monitor Feature Editor (1983-85)
    Christian Science Monitor Columnist, Boston (1981-83)
    Christian Science Monitor London Correspondent (1979-81)
    Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Trustee
    Center for Strategic & International Studies Research Council
    George H. Gallup International Institute Fellow

Author of books:
Dylan Thomas: The Country of the Spirit (1973, criticism)
E. E. Cummings: An Introduction to the Poetry (1979, criticism)
An Agenda for the 21st Century (1987, nonfiction)
Reinventing the Future: Global Goals for the 21st Century (1989, nonfiction)
In the Backyards of Our Lives and Other Essays (1992, essays)
Shared Values for a Troubled World: Conversations with Men and Women of Conscience (1994, nonfiction)
How Good People Make Tough Choices: Resolving the Dilemmas of Ethical Living (1995, nonfiction)
Moral Courage (2005, nonfiction)
The Ethics Recession: Reflections on the Moral Underpinnings of the Current Economic Crisis (2009, nonfiction)
Good Kids, Tough Choices: How Parents Can Help Their Children Do the Right Thing (2010, self-help)

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