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Shields, Currin V. (1918-1984) | Morse Department of Special Collections

Name: Shields, Currin V. (1918-1984)


Historical Note:

1918          Born, LaPorte, IN

1937-1938    Advertising art dept., Chicago Tribune

1939-1941    Research assistant, Legislative Council, Nebraska

1941          A.B. degree, University of Nebraska

1941-1943    Research assistant, political science dept., University of Wisconsin

1943          Ph.M. degree, University of Wisconsin

1943-1944    Assistant to director, Civil Affairs Training School

1944-1946    2nd lietenant, U.S. Army

1946-1947    Assistant in instruction, Cowles fellow, political science dept., Yale University

1948-1950    Instructor, Yale University

1950          Ph.D., degree, Yale University

1950-1960    Assistant and associate professor, political science dept., UCLA

1953-1955    22nd Congressional District, Democratic Council of California

1953-1955    Host, radio program, "What's the Issue?" station KFWB, Hollywood

1953-1961    Consultant, legislative education program, United Steelworkers of America

1955-1957    Co-chairman, political action committee, California Democratic Council

1958          Author, Democracy and Catholicism in America

1959-1960    Consultant, National Endowment for the Humanities

1960          Married Marjorie Miller Rowe (second marriage)

1960-1984    Professor, Department of Government, University of Arizona

1963-1972    Director, Institute of Government Research, University of Arizona

1968          Democratic candidate for governor of Arizona

1969-1974    Board member, Consumer Federation of America

1969-1980    President, Arizona Consumers Council

1970          Platform Committee, Democratic Party of Arizona

1972-1984    Director, Community Services Center, Univ. of Arizona

1973-1975    Member, consumer advisory committee, Federal Energy Commission

1975-1979    Member, National Advertising Review Board

1974-1977    Chairman, National Conference of Consumer Organizations

1975-1978    Director, Group Health of Arizona

1976-1984    Member, President's Consumer Advertising Council

1976-1984    Director, National Consumer Affairs Internship Program

1977-1984    Director, National Consumer Symposium, Inc.

1984          Died, April 25 (Age 66)






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