Robert S. Browne Collected Papers
Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399
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Robert Span Browne was born 1924 in Chicago, Illinois. He received his B.A. in economics with honors from University of Illinois and a M.B.A.from the University of Chicago. He was an economist and later an officer with U.S. Agency for International Development in Cambodia (1955-1958) and in Vietnam (1958-1961). Browne is an African-American activist for black economic empowerment. He served as an economic consultant. An academic who taught at Dillard University (1947) , Fairleigh Dickinson University (1964-1972), Rutgers University, and the University of California-Berkeley. Browne was a Senior Research Fellow, for African Studies, Howard University (1982-1985). He was also the founder (1969) and executive director of the Black Economic Research Center in New York. Browne protested U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War and participated in Inter-University Committee for Debate on Foreign Policy, 1965-1967.
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Gift of Robert S. Browne.
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Funding for travel to Algiers and Saigon