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Oral history interview with Frederic A. Mosher, 1998.

Creator: Mosher, Fritz
Project: Carnegie Corporation project. Pt. 2.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 313 pages videorecording: 2 videocassettes sound recording: 7 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Program Officer and Psychologist

Scope and Contents

Childhood in Illinois; education: Oberlin College, 1950-1954, B.S. Psychology, University of Michigan and Harvard University, 1954-1959, Ph.D. Social Psychology; Carnegie Corporation: office culture and influence of colleagues, grant administration and review process, program evaluation process, role of trustees, influence of Corporation presidents, career development; foundation work: appropriate areas for support, accountability, elitism, staff control of decision-making, promotion of public awareness; personal project involvement: educational development in African universities, Avoiding Nuclear War program chair, U.S.-Soviet strategic relations, development of American schools, The Youth Project, senior program advisor; post-Carnegie career.


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