Paul Albert Dodd (1902-1992) was a professor of economics (1932-61), director of the Institute of Industrial Relations (1945-47),
dean of the College of Letters and Science (1946-61), acting vice chancellor (1959-60), and professor emeritus (1961) at UCLA.
He also served as president of San Francisco State University (1962-66), was a member of the Governor's Committee on Health
Insurance (1939-40), and an arbitrator in various industrial disputes. During World War II, he served on the National War
Labor Board, and as chair of the President's Emergency Railway Labor Board. Boxes 1-71 of the collection include correspondence,
reports, and printed materials relating to Dr. Paul Dodd's career at the University of California.
Dodd was born on July 26, 1902 in Greenwood, Missouri; AB, Park College, 1924; Ph.D, University of Pennsylvania, 1932; LLD,
Park College, 1950; instructor, University of Pennsylvania, 1927-28; associate, UCLA, 1928-30; Harrison Fellow, University
of Pennsylvania, 1930-31; assistant professor of economics (1932-38), associate professor (1939-45), director, Institute of
Industrial Relations (1945-47), professor (1945-61), dean, College of Letters and Science (1946-61), acting vice chancellor
(1959-60), and in 1961 professor emeritus, UCLA; president, San Francisco State University (1962-66); member, Governor's Committee
on Health Insurance, 1939-40; arbitrator in various industrial disputes; during World War II, served on the National War Labor
Board, and as chair of the President's Emergency Railway Labor Board; published works include Financial policies in the aviation industry (1933) and (with E.F. Penrose) Economic aspects of medical services (1939); he died on August 22, 1992 in Boulder, Colorado.
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in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.