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Oral history interview with Allen Kassof [electronic resource], 1999.

Creator: Kassof, Allen
Project: Carnegie Corporation project. Pt. 2.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :transcript: 50 pages sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Sociologist

Scope and Contents

Childhood: New York City, New Jersey; Rutgers University: B.A., sociology, 1948-1952; Harvard University: M.A., Soviet Union studies, Ph.D., sociology, 1952-1957; faculty positions, sociology: Smith College, 1957-1960, Princeton University, 1961-1973; formation of International Research and Exchange Board, 1968: United States/Eastern European, Soviet relations, promotion of scholarship exchange programs, primary funding from Ford Foundation, Carnegie Corporation, changes in secondary funders; differences among private American philanthropies; travel to Eastern Europe, Soviet Union; development of technology in Baltic States; philosophy of reasons for ethnic conflict; reminiscences of colleagues.

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