Shafer, D. Michael

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SHAFER, D. Michael

SHAFER, D. Michael. American, b. 1953. Genres: History, Social commentary, Politics/Government. Career: U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC, intern, 1976; Institute for Psychiatry and Foreign Affairs, Washington, DC, executive director, 1976-77; Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, assistant professor, 1984-90, associate professor of political science, 1990-97, professor of political science, 1997-. Citizenship and Service Education Program, director; Harvard University, teaching fellow, 1980-84; University of Cape Town, visiting professor, 1983; New School for Social Research, adjunct professor, 1989-; speaker at Defense Intelligence College, 1989, and U.S. Military Academy, 1991; njserves.org, director. Publications: (coauthor) Back in the USSR, 1988; Deadly Paradigms: The Failure of U.S. Counterinsurgency Policy, 1988; (ed. and contrib.) The Legacy: The Vietnam War in the American Imagination, 1990; Winners and Losers: How Sectors Shape the Developmental Prospects of States, 1994. Address: c/o Leona Schecter, 3748 Huntington St NW, Washington, DC 20015, U.S.A.