Oral history interview with Frederic A. Mosher, 1998.
|Creator: ||Mosher, Fritz||Project: ||Carnegie Corporation project. Pt. 2. |
(see all project interviews)
|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 313 pages videorecording: 2 videocassettes sound recording: 7 sound cassettes|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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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.