Dr. Lawrence P. Dowd, a pioneer in the area of international business and founding member and Fellow of the Academy, passed away on April 24, 1980.  At the time of his death, Professor Dowd was engaged in research in Japan following following his retirement as Professor of World Business in San Francisco State University less than one year ago. During his career, he made many notable contributions to the field of international business. His text, Principles of World Business, published in the early 1960's, was one of the four earliest international texts.

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