Robert Hamada (professor)

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Robert Hamada is the former Edward Eagle Brown Distinguished Service Professor of Finance and former Dean of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Early life[edit]

A third-generation Japanese American, Hamada was born in San Francisco, California in 1937. He and his family were sent to the Granada internment camp during World War II.[1] Following their release, the Hamada family moved to New York.[2]

Hamada received his B.A. in Chemical Engineering from Yale University and his S.M. and Ph.D. in 1961 and 1969 respectively from the MIT Sloan School of Management [1].


  1. ^ "National Archives: Robert Hamada". Retrieved 2010-04-30. 
  2. ^ Zweigenhaft, Richard L.; Domhoff, G. William (2006). Diversity in the power elite: how it happened, why it matters. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. p. 182. ISBN 0-7425-3699-8. 

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