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William Bowen is also the chairman of the board of Ithaka Harbors, Inc . He serves on the boards of JSTOR, American Express; Merck & Co, Inc. ; and the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development . He also serves on the boards of Overseers of Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association and College Retirement Equities Fund . Bowen is a professor of economics and public affairs.
William Bowen graduated from Denison University in 1955, and Princeton University in 1958, where he earned a PhD. He was a member of the Princeton faculty since 1958, where he specialized in labor economics.
Bowen created a research program at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to investigate into doctoral education , collegiate admissions , independent research libraries , and charitable nonprofits in order to ensure that the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's grants would be well-informed and more effective.
William Bowen has also been partially responsible for JSTOR, the Mellon International Dunhuang Archive , ARTstor , and Ithaka Harbors, Inc. .
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