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Carol Gelderman 

Henry Ford: The Wayward Capitalist

Carol Gelderman received M.A.and Ph.D.degrees from Northwestern University. Originally hired by the University of New Orleans to teach modern drama, she is today Distinguished Professor of English. Dr.Gelderman has authored eight books, and has written dozens of articles on various topics.

Helen M. Gibbs Ocean Transportation

Helen M. Gibbs, was a Research Consultant, Teaching Specialist and Research Associate in the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University.

Abraham L. Gitlow Being the Boss: The Importance of Leadership and Power

Abraham Gitlow is Dean Emeritus of the Stern School of Business, New York University. He is an honorary director of Bank Leumi USA. He is the author of numerous books and journal articles.

Frank Goodnow Comparative Administrative Law: In One Combined Volume; Volume-I Organization, Volume-II Legal Relations

Frank Goodnow was an American expert on government. He graduated from Amherst, where he received both his B.A. (1879) and M.A (1887); and then he earned his LL.B. in 1882 from Columbia.  He taught administrative law at Columbia for 30 years, was an adviser (1913–14) to the revolutionary Chinese government on drafting the new constitution, and was president (1914–29) of Johns Hopkins University. 

Edward Gold Fashion, Retailing and a Bygone Era: Inside Women's Wear Daily - A Look Back (with Isadore Barmash, Marvin Klapper, Sandy Parker, Sidney Rutberg, Mort Sheinman, and Stanley Siegelman)

Edward Gold spent 40 years at Fairchild Publications, 15 years on the editorial side and 25 as Manager of Fairchild Books. As reporter and columnist, he began on Women's Wear Daily, covering sales promotion and branch stores for the feature section, "Store Operations." After seven years covering the very volatile fur market, and a brief spell on general news, he was named Retail Management Specialist for all Fairchild merchandising papers, a post he held for five years until moving on to the Book Division.  He took over what was in the mid-sixties a non-profit unfocused "vanity press" operation. He found a niche in the fashion education market and put the operation in the black in his second year, and stayed there until his retirement in 1991. Fairchild Books and WWD, sister operations, still function as part of the Newhouse publishing empire.

Lawrence G. Goldberg The Deregulation of the Banking and Securities Industries

Lawrence G. Goldberg is Professor of Finance at the Finance Department of University of Miami's School of Business Administration. He obtained his A.B., from the University of Rochester in 1966, and his M.A (1969) and Ph.D. (1972) from University of Chicago.

Pauline Graham Mary Parker Follett, Prophet of Management: A Celebration of Writings from the 1920s

Based in London, Pauline Graham lectures, writes, and consults on marketing and management. She has authored three books on Mary Parker Follett.

John Chipman Gray The Rule Against Perpetuities 

John Chipman Gray, 1839-1915, was an American lawyer and law professor. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1861, served in the Civil War and then entered into the practice of law in Boston. In 1869, he becan teaching at Harvard Law School and he continued both practice and teaching until the last years of his life. he was a leading advocate of the case system of teaching law and was a recognized authority both in the United States and England on the law of real property. His law firm, Ropes & Gray, is one of the largest, is not the Largest, in Boston today.

N.S.B. Gras Business and Capitalism: An Introduction to Business History  

N.S.B. Gras, 1884-1956, was an economic historian. He was the first to thoroughly examine the field of business history and was the foremost authority in the field for the first half of the twentieth century. He was a Professor of Business History at the Graduate School of Business, Harvard University. In 1926, he founded the Business History Society and its Journal of Business History.

Milton Greenblatt Dynamics of Institutional Change: The Hospital in Transition (with Myron R. Sharaf, Ph.D., and Evelyn M. Stone)

Milton Greenblatt, M.D. was Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine, and Lecturer in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine.

Greg N. Gregoriou

Performance Evaluation of Hedge Funds (with Fabrice Rouah, and Komlan Sedzro)
Hedge Funds: Strategies, Risk Assessment, and Returns (with Fabrice Rouah, and Vassilios N. Karavas)

Greg N. Gregoriou is assistant professor of finance and coordinator of faculty research in the School in Business and Economics at State University of New York (SUNY, Plattsburgh). He has authored over 35 articles on hedge funds and managed futures in various U.S. and U.K. peer-reviewed publications. He is also hedge fund editor for the Derivatives Use, Trading and Regulation a peer-reviewed journal published by Henry Stewart Publications in London, England and was awarded the best paper prize with Fabrice Rouah and Robert Auger at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) Conference in London, Ontario in May 2001. He has over 20 professional publications in brokerage and pension fund magazines. He currently provides hedge fund and CTA quantitative and qualitative research for a large Canadian corporation and specializes in the construction and monitoring of funds of hedge funds using advanced statistical techniques with Fabrice Rouah.

Julius Grodinsky Railroad Consolidation: Its Economics & Controlling Principles | Transcontinental Railway Strategy, 1869-1893: A Study of Businessmen

Julius Grodinsky was a professor at the Wharton School of Business and a foremost railroad historian.

Captain Francis Grose A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (edited by Eric Partridge)

Captain Francis Grose (1730-1791), was a notable antiquarian, famous for numerous works on or related to antiquities.

Peter Z. Grossman American Express: The People Who Built the Great Financial Empire

Peter Z. Grossman has been the Clarence Efroymson Professor of Economics at Butler University, a position he has held since 1994. Dr. Grossman, who received his AB in philosophy from Columbia University and MA and Ph.D degrees in economics from Washington University, has specialized in the fields of law and economics, industrial organization, and economic history. Altogether, Dr. Grossman has published more than 150 works for both scholarly and general readers. He is a regular columnist on economic issues for The Indianapolis Star, and has contributed commentary to numerous magazines and newspapers.

Gerald Gunderson

An Entrepreneurial History of the United States

Gerald Gunderson has been the Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of American Business and Economic Enterprise, and has been director of the Shelby Cullom Davis Endowment at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, since 1982. He has held faculty appointments at the University of Massachusetts, Mount Holyoke College, and North Carolina State University. He earned a PhD in economics from the University of Washington in 1967. Professor Gunderson has published numerous academic papers and has authored columns in more than twenty newspapers in the United States. He served as president of the Association of Private Enterprise Education and is now editor of The Journal of Private Enteprise.

C.D. Haagensen A Hundred Years of Medicine

Dr. Cushman Haagensen practiced as a surgeon at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in NYC for fifty years specializing in the area of breast diseases. He wrote three editions of his classic textbook Diseases of the Breast, the last edition being published in 1986. He was one of the first physicians to develop a clinical classification system for breast cancer. He showed that the use of Halstedian surgical technique for mastectomy resulted in long term cures, and that the chance of long term cures in the treatment of breast cancer related to the stage at which the disease could be detected.

Craig Hansen  The Executive Guide to Corporate Bankruptcy

 Craig D. Hansen is co-chair of Squire, Sanders and Dempsey's ( corporate restructuring group. Mr. Hansen has represented clients in restructurings in such diverse industry segments as manufacturing, technology, financial services, real estate, health care and casinos.   Mr. Hansen is a nationally recognized author and speaker on restructuring topics.  Mr. Hansen is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Commercial Law League of America and the Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of Arizona.  (read the full bio)

Kathryn Rudie Harrigan  Declining Demand, Divestiture, and Corporate Strategy
Joint Ventures, Alliances, and Corporate Strategy
Vertical Integration, Outsourcing, and Corporate Strategy

Kathryn Rudie Harrigan is the Henry Kravis Professor of Business Leadership at Columbia University, where she teaches the "Corporate Growth and Development" course as well as other strategy electives and core courses. She is the author of several books and numerous articles. A business leader, corporate director, and respected scholar, she has received many honors including the Columbia Business School's Schoenheimer Award for Excellence, an IBM Research Fellowship in Business Administration, and a Division of Research Fellowship from Harvard Business School, were she also earned a D.B.A.

Seymour E. Harris American Economic History

Seymour Edwin Harris (1897-1974), an economist, received an A.B. degree in 1920 and a Ph.D. in 1926 from Harvard. He taught throughout his lengthy career, and was Chairman of the Department of Economics both at Harvard University and the University of California, San Diego. He was an adviser and consultant to numerous government officials, boards, commissions and councils. Dr. Harris was the author of more than twenty books, adn was the editor of the Review of Economics and Statistics from 1943 to 1964 and associate editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics from 1947 to 1974.

Virgil Harris Ancient Curious and Famous Wills

Virgil M. Harris, was a member of the Saint Louis bar, a lecturer on wills in the Saint Louis University Institute of Law, and the author of law books.

Peter F. Hartz Merger: The Exclusive Inside Story of the Bendix-Martin Marietta Takeover War

Peter F. Hartz was born in Toronto, Canada in 1953. He moved to the United States in 1964 and has become a naturalized citizen. He graduated from Colgate University in 1975 and received his Master's in Writing from Brown University in 1977. He lives in Toluca Lake, California.

Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr. Board Games: The Changing Shape of Corporate Power (with  Arthur Fleischer, Jr., and Miriam Z. Klipper)

Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr. is the Trustee Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania and Director Emeritus, American Law Institute. Professor Hazard was Reporter for the American Bar Association special committee that drafted the lawyers' ethics code and is the author of several books and articles on legal ethics and civil procedure. He is a graduate of Columbia Law School.

Janelle Heineke Building a Health Care Organization: A Challenge for Physicians and Managers (with Stephen M. Davidson and Marion McCollum)

Janelle Heineke is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Operations and Technology Management Department at Boston University’s School of Management. An associate Editor for the Journal of Operations Management, she holds a DBA from Boston University.

Sally Helgensen Wildcatters: A Story of Texans, Oil, and Money
The Web of Inclusion: Architecture for Building Great Organizations

Sally Helgesen works as a speaker and a consultant in the areas of leadership and workplace change. She is the author of five books, including The Web of Inclusion: A New Architechture for Building Great Organizations, which was cited in the Wall Street Journal as one of the all-time best books on leadership. Articles about her work have appeared in Fortune and other leading business periodicals.

Frederick Hicks Men and Books Famous in the Law 

First great law librarian/scholar in the U.S., who was also the first academic law librarian to serve as AALL president. Also a past president of the University of Cincinnati.

James L. High

A Treatise on the Law of Receivers

James L. High was a distinguished lawyer in Chicago who earned his degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1864.

Francis Hillard Remedies For Torts
Thomas S.Y. Ho

Market Making and the Changing Structure of the Securities Industry (with Yakov Amihud and Robert A. Schwartz)

Thomas S. Y. Ho is the President of Thomas Ho Company, consultants to major financial institutions on quantitative financial analysis. He founded Global Advance Technology in 1987 which provided 200 financial institutional clients worldwide portfolio analytics. He was a professor at Stern School of Business, NYU from 1978-1989. He has published extensively in academic journals and hold a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania.

James J. Hogan Judicial Advocates and Procurators: An Historical Synopsis and Commentary

James J. Hogan was born on October 17, 1911 in Philadelphia. At the age of 26 he was ordained as a priest in Trenton, NJ. He became an ordained bishop in February of 1960 in Trenton, NJ. In 1966, he was appointed bishop in Altoona-Johnstown, Pennsylvania where he remained until his retirement in 1986.

John Hood The Heroic Enterprise: Business and the Common Good

John Hood is President and Chairman of the John Locke Foundation, Raleigh, North Carolina. He is also a syndicated columnist, television commentator, and a radio host. He has authored three books and written articles for national publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, Nation's Business, and Reader's Digest, while also appearing on CNN, CNBC, Fox News, and other channels. Photo from the John Locke Foundation website.

Mark de Wolfe Howe Readings in American Legal History

Mark DeWolfe Howe was secretary to Mr. Justice Holmes, 1933–1934. He was Holmes’s authorized biographer and had access to all of his correspondence and personal papers. He  was Professor of Law at Harvard University and a civil rights activist.

Homer Hoyt One Hundred Years of Land Values in Chicago: The Relationship of the Growth of Chicago to the Rise of Its Land Values, 1830-1933

Homer Hoyt was one of the early well respected real estate theorists who developed the theory that communities will tend to grow toward their largest neighboring city, all other things being equal. My Hoyt was overjoyed with the application of his theory in a modern setting and donated funds to establish the Homer Hoyt Center at Florida State University, which is now known as the Homer Hoyt Program in Land Economics and Finance. 

Ernest W. Huffcut Elements of the Law of Agency

Ernest Wilson Huffcut, professor of law in the Cornell University Law School, was born in Kent, Litchfield county, Connecticut on November 21, 1860 and entered Cornell in 1880, graduating in 1884 with the degree of B.S. During the next year he acted as private secretary to President White, upon whose resignation, in 1885, he became instructor in English. This position he held three years, meantime studying law and graduating with the first class from the Law School in 1888. He practiced law for two years in Minneapolis, serving most of the time as judge advocate-general of the State. In 1890 he accepted the position of professor of law in Indiana University, and in 1892 in Northwestern University, Chicago. In 1893 he was called as professor of law at Cornell. He has been a frequent contributor to legal periodicals and periodicals devoted to political science. On the appointment of ex-President White as minister to Russia, Mr. Huffcut was strongly urged for the position of secretary of legation, but owing to his engagement with Northwestern University Law School was obliged to withdraw his name from consideration. He died in 1907.

Charles Evans Hughes The Supreme Court of the United States: Its Foundation, Methods and Achievements

Charles Evans Hughes, 1862-1948, was educated at Madison (now Colgate) and Brown universities and at Columbia University Law School. He practiced law in New York City, and also taught at Columbia, Cornell, and New York law schools. He was elected governor of New York in 1906 and re-elected for a second term in 1908. He served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1910-1916. He was the Republican candidate for President in 1916. He was the Secretary of State, 1921-1925. Mr. Hughes was sworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court on February 24, 1930, and he retired in 1941.

Aurora Hunt Kirby Benedict: Frontier Federal Judge

Aurora Hunt also wrote Western Frontier Dragoon, Major General James Henry Carleton, 1814-1873 in 1958 and The Army of the Pacific; Its operations in California, Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, plains region, Mexico, etc. 1860-1866 in 1951.

James Willard Hurst A Legal History of Money: In the United States 1774-1970

J. Willard Hurst was born October 6, 1910, in Rockford, Illinois, and educated at Williams College and Harvard Law. He then worked as a research fellow for Felix Frankfurter at Harvard, and clerked for Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis. He was also on the faculty of both University of Wisconsin Law School, Northwestern, Stanford, Utah, Madison and Florida. He also served on the Board of Economic Warfare from 1942-43 and was a lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1943-46. In 1944, he helped prepare the first modern treason case to come before the U.S. Supreme Court. He is the author of many books including Law and The Conditions of Freedom in The Nineteenth-century United States (1956), which is perhaps his best known work; Law and Markets in U.S. History: Different Modes of Bargaining among Interests (1983) and A Legal History of Money in the United States. He is widely regarded as the grandfather of American legal history.

Thomas H. Jackson The Logic and Limits of Bankruptcy Law

Thomas H. Jackson was educated in Williams College and Yale Law School. He is the current president of the University of Rochester, after being on the faculty of Harvard Law, Stanford, and University of Virginia. He also clerked for US District Court Judge Marvin E. Frankel from 1975 to 1976, and for Supreme Court Justice William H. Rehnquist from 1976 to 1977. Fostered by his writings of bankruptcy and commercial texts used in law schools around the country, he has close ties with the practicing bankruptcy bar, including membership in the National Bankruptcy Conference and amicus participation in major bankruptcy cases. He has also served as Special Master for the US Supreme Court in a dispute involving every state in the nation over the disposition of unclaimed dividends held by brokerage houses.

Bessie Rowland  James The Story of Bank of America: Biography of a Bank

 Bessie Rowland James was Marquis James' first wife and co-author of some of his books.

Marquis James The Story of Bank of America: Biography of a Bank

Marquis James, 1891-1955, was a noted historian, journalist and biographer. He won two Pulitzer Prizes for biographies and authored a number of books, some co-authored with his first wife, Bessie Rowland James.

Alston C. Johnson Management of Hospitals and Health Services: Strategic Issues and Performance (with Rockwell Schulz)

Alton C. Johnson also received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, where he served as Chairman of the Management Department. He had numerous publications in management and health services. He was an Earhardt Foundation Fellow and research grantee of the Ford Foundation. He died in 1998.

Moira Johnston The Tumultuous History of the Bank of America  
Takeover: The New Wall Street Warriors: The Men, the Money, the Impact

Moira Johnston was born in British Columbia. She has been a radio writer/broadcaster, an investigative journalist, and the author of seven books of non-fiction and dozens of articles. Her books and articles have covered many different themes but almost always deal with major contemporary social issues. She has written for such publications as the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, National Geographic and Esquire. Ms. Johnston currently resides in Napa Valley, where she founded Friends of the Napa Valley, an environmentalist group.

Leonard A. Jones A Treatise on the Law of Liens: Common Law, Statutory, Equitable, and Maritime

Leonard A. Jones was author of A Treatise on Mortgages, Railroad Securities, and Pledges in addition to his other works.

Arnold D.  Kaluzny Evaluation and Decision Making for Health Services (with James E. Veney)
Managing a Health Care Alliance: Improving Community Cancer Care (with Richard B. Warnecke)
Partners: Forming Strategic Alliances in Health Care (with Howard S. Zuckerman and Thomas C. Ricketts III)
The White Labyrinth: Guide to the Health Care System (with David Barton Smith)

Dr. Kaluzny is Professor of Health Policy and Administration in the UNC School of Public Health and a Senior Fellow in the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. He has been the recipient of numerous awards including the NCI Year 2000 Award, the Edward G. McGavran Award for Excellence in Teaching and Bernard G. Greenberg Alumni Endowment Award. Dr. Kaluzny is a nationally recognized expert in cancer prevention and control, health services research and evaluation, and organizational theory and behavior. He has served on numerous national committees including Chairman of the Board of Scientific Counselors for the NCI Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, was a member of the NCI Special Review Group on Cancer Control, and presently serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. He is the author of numerous articles and has co-authored several books, including Managing a Health Care Alliance: Improving Community Cancer Care, with Richard Warnecke, and Partners for the Dance: Forming Strategic Alliances in Health Care, with Howard Zuckerman and Thomas Ricketts.

Vassilios N. Karavas Hedge Funds: Strategies, Risk Assessment, and Returns (with Greg N. Gregoriou and Fabrice Rouah)

Vassilios N. Karavas is currently Director of Research at Schneeweis Partners in Amherst, Massachusetts. His research focus is on alternative optimization techniques ranging from disequilibrium market models to hedge fund portfolio selection. Vassilis holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a Ms. and a Diploma in Industrial Engineering from the Technical University of Crete - Chania, Greece. He is also a research associate of Center for International Securities and Derivatives Market (CISDM).

Salem M. Katsh The Limits of Corporate Power: Existing Constraints on the Exercise of Corporate Discretion with Ira M. Millstein

Salem M. Katsh, head of the Intellectual Property Group at Shearman and Sterling, joined the firm as a partner in 1997. He is an experienced trial lawyer whose practice focuses on patent, trade secret, trademark, unfair competition, and antitrust litigation. Formerly at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, he was founder and co-head of the Patent and Technology Litigation Group, one of the first patent-oriented practice groups to be formed at a major general practice law firm.

Peter S. Kaufman Distressed Investment Banking: To the Abyss and Back (with Henry F. Owsley)

Peter S. Kaufman is Managing Director and Head of Restructuring and Distressed M&A practice at the New York-based investment bank of Gordian Group, LLC. He has over 25 years experience in the business of solving complex financial challenges as an investment banker and, formerly, as an attorney. Mr. Kaufman is the founding Co-Chairman of the Committee on Investment Banking of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI). He is the co-author, with Henry Owsley, of The Role of the Investment Banker in Distressed M&A and the co-author of Trading in the Distressed Market. He has consistently been named one of the ten leading national investment bankers in financial restructurings by The Deal. Mr. Kaufman graduated with honors from Yale College and received a J.D. degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.

Robert W. Keidel Corporate Players: Designs for Working and Winning Together
Game Plans: Sports Strategies for Business
Seeing Organizational Patterns: A New Theory and Language of Organizational Design

Robert W. Keidel is Visiting Professor of Management at LeBow College of Business, Drexel University, where he teaches (Executive) MBA courses in strategy, technology, and organization. He is also the principal of Robert Keidel Associates in Wyncote, PA. He was a Senior Fellow at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; faculty Fellow at the US Office of Personnel Management; and Program Consultant at the National Center for Productivity and Quality of Working Life. He is the author of three other books and numerous articles. He holds a B.A. from Williams College and an M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the Wharton School.

Frances Kellor American Arbitration: Its History, Functions and Achievements

Frances Alice Kellor (1873-1952), was a pioneering sociologist, advocate for workers, advocate for the naturalization of American immigrants and an authority on arbitration. Kellor earned her law degree in 1897 from Cornell Law School. Her other books include Experimental Sociology, Descriptive and Analytical: Delinquents written in 1901, Out of Work written in 1904, Straight America in 1916, and Immigration and the Future in 1920. Her studies on worldwide issues of conflict and arbitration made her a recognized authority on the topic (American Council of Learned Societies, 1977). She was an officer in the American Arbitration Association and prepared the Code of Arbitration in 1931.

George Kennan E.H. Harriman: Railroad Czar

George Kennan was an American journalist, author, lecturer, and explorer who was responsible for much of what late nineteenth century Americans knew about the Russian Empire. E. H. Harriman: A Biography is the biography authorized and paid for by Mary Harriman after her husband's death. George Kennan distant relative, George F. Kennan, became a leading figure in U.S. foreign policy.

Duncan Kennedy The Rise and Fall of Classical Legal Thought 

Duncan Kennedy is the Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence at Harvard Law School. He has written on a wide variety of legal topics and was one of the founders of the critical legal studies movement.

W. Carl Kester Japanese Takeovers: The Global Contest for Corporate Control

W. Carl Kester, teaches finance in Harvard Business School's MBA and Executive Education Programs. He joined the Harvard faculty in 1981, where he currently serves as Senior Associate Dean and Chairman of the MBA Program. He has published widely on Japanese corporate finance and strategic resource allocation. He was awarded the 1987 O'Melveny & Meyers Centennial Grant in support of his research for this book. Photo from the Harvard Business School website.

Sarkis A. Khoury

Transnational Mergers and Acquisitions in the United States

Sarkis J. Khoury holds a Ph.D. in International Finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is currently a Professor of Finance and International Finance at the University of California, Riverside. He also serves as the Executive Director of International Programs at the Anderson Graduate School of Business. Dr. Khoury, who has authored or edited 23 books and monographs on a wide variety of financial and economic issues and written numerous articles for leading journals in the United States, is a noted lecturer on the international scene.

Ralph H. Kilmann Beyond the Quick Fix: Managing Five Tracks to Organizational Success

Ralph H. Kilmann is an internationally recognized authority on systems change, and has consulted for numerous corporations throughout the United States and Europe. He has authored more than fifteen books and one hundred articles on such subjects as organizational theory, organizational design, and change management. From 2002 through 2003, he was the Visiting Scholar for the College of Business Administration, California State University at Long Beach. Formerly, he was the George H. Love Professor of Organization and Management at the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. That University had been his professional home for thirty years. Since 1975, he has been the president of a firm specializing in quantum transformations. He earned both his B.S. degree and M.S. degree in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University and a Ph.D. degree in management from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Marvin Klapper Fashion, Retailing and a Bygone Era: Inside Women's Wear Daily - A Look Back (with Isadore Barmash, Edward Gold,  Sandy Parker, Sidney Rutberg, Mort Sheinman, and Stanley Siegelman)

Marvin Klapper's 45-year career with Fairchild Publications began in 1947 when he joined the firm's Market Research department. A veteran of World War II, he served in the Army in the European Theater of Operations as a member of the 308th Artillery Battalion of the 78th Division. He has authored several books: Legacy in Lace, Reflections of a Lace Man, Fairchild's Fabric Almanac, and Dan River's Dictionary of Textile Terms. His love has always been fibers and fabrics, he says, because they are the stuff fashion is made of and that has always been the name of the game at Women's Wear Daily. Called "Mr. Fabrics," he retired in 1992 as an Associate Editor of Women's Wear Daily and Senior Textile Editor, after having been a reporter, columnist, and Editor-in-Chief of Home Furnishing Daily. His Fabric Editor was the legendary Ann Mullany, whose primary instructions to him were to stop chewing pencils and wear glasses.  

Benjamin Klebaner American Commercial Banking: A History 

Benjamin J. Klebaner is a professor of economics at City College of the City University of New York. He earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University and taught at Rutgers University before joining the faculty of City College in 1954. An expert on banking practices past and present, Professor Klebaner has frequently testified before congressional banking and currency committees. For sixteen years he served as a regional economist for the office of the comptroller of the currency. He is a past associate editor of the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.

Philip A. Klein Analyzing Modern Business Cycles: Essays Honoring Geoffrey H. Moore

Philip A. Klein is Professor Emeritus of Economics of  the Pennsylvania State University, and is a noted authority on international business cycles.  Klein received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California-Berkeley in 1948. He joined Penn State in 1945 as an instructor, being successively promoted to assistant, then associate and then professor in 1958. His long-standing research agenda centered on economic stabilization. As research associate at the Center for International Business Cycle Research, Columbia University, and as senior research associate with Economic Cycle Research Institute, New York, he made major contributions to the measurement and dating of national and international cycles. He also was a leader in the revival of the new institutional economics and published several important articles on the subject. His professional career has had a strong international character. He received several Fulbright professorships and visiting appointments.

Miriam Z. Klipper Board Games: The Changing Shape of Corporate Power  (with  Arthur Fleischer, Jr., and Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr.)

Miriam Z. Klipper is an Assistant District Attorney at the New York County District Attorney's Office, prosecuting corporate and financial fraud. She has practiced as a corporate attorney with a Wall Street Firm and served as a consultant on privatization and corporate governance in Eastern Europe. Ms. Klipper is a graduate of the Yale Law School.

Frank H. Knight Risk, Uncertainty and Profit

Frank Hyneman Knight went from a farming childhood in Illinois to teaching at the University of Chicago, where he influenced many modern economists, including Nobel Laureate James Buchanan. His works on risk and uncertainty created a foundation for economic theory while repeatedly drawing on evidence and the everyday experiences of business owners, families, and ethical considerations.

N.M. Korkunov General Theory of Law

N.M. Korkunov was a professor at the University of Saint Petersburg in Russia.  His specialty lecturers were on common and state law. 

Gary P. Kraus

Health Care Risk Management: Organization and Claims Administration

Gary P. Kraus was born in Southern California and received an undergraduate degree from Tulane University and a MBA from George Washington University. He became a Clinic Administrator and Instructor at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and then moved to St. Louis to become an Assistant Professor and Director of Allied Health at Maryville College. After graduation from the Law School at Washington University, he became the Chairman of the Department of Health Administration at the University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School. He then became the Director of Professional Liability and Risk Management, as well as the Professor of Health Services Management at the University of Missouri. He also became a faculty member for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. A return to Chicago followed as an Assistant Legal Counsel and Director of Risk Management at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Later, he was the Director of Quality Risk Management of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. He then returned to Missouri to become an Assistant Attorney General. Today, he is a founding partner of Registrar, Incorporated, and is a fellow of the American Society for Health Care Risk Management. Mr. Kraus is married and has two sons.

Karen Kressin Small Business Bankruptcy Reorganizations (with James A. Pusateri and James J. O'Malley)

Karen Kressin is an attorney licensed to practice in Kansas and Colorado. A summa cum laude graduate of Georgetown University, she earned her law degree at the University of Kansas, where she served as technical editor of the Kansas Law Review. She was a law clerk for the late J. Richard Foth, Chief Judge of the Kansas Court of Appeals, for Justice Fred N. Six of the Kansas Supreme Court, and for United States Bankruptcy Judge James A. Pusateri.

Jordan Kroop

The Executive Guide to Corporate Bankruptcy

Jordan A. Kroop’s practice emphasizes bankruptcy and corporate restructuring matters.  He has appeared before many federal and state courts. He has authored many articles published in national bankruptcy-related periodicals and has prepared materials for, and spoken on panels at, many national and regional seminars and symposia. The national publication Turnarounds & Workouts named Mr. Kroop as one of the nation’s 12 Outstanding Young Bankruptcy Lawyers for 2000.  He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of Arizona.  (read the full bio)

Herman Edward Kroos Financial History of the United States (with Paul Studenski)

Herman Edward Krooss, 1912-1975, was an educator and author. He received a Ph.B. from Muhlenberg College in 1934, an M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1935, and a Ph.D. from New York University in 1947. He was on the faculty at New York University from 1947 to 1975, which included being a Professor of Economics from 1953 to 1975 and Department Chairman from 1959 to 1965. He was the author or editor of numerous books.


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