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Gutteridge, William 1919–2008

(W.F. Gutteridge, William F. Gutteridge, William Frank Gutteridge)

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See index for CA sketch: Born September 21, 1919, in Beddington, Surrey, England; died May 22, 2008. Political scientist, educator, editor, and author. Gutteridge taught for nearly fifteen years at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, where his specialty was sub-Saharan Africa. In 1971 he became a professor and administrator at Lanchester Polytechnic. In 1963 he moved to Aston University in Birmingham as a professor of international studies, specializing in international security issues. He retired in 1982, but joined the Research Institute for the Study of Conflict and Terrorism as an executive in 1989. During a span of more than thirty years, Gutteridge wrote or edited nearly twenty books on issues of international or regional interest. These include European Security, Nuclear Weapons, and Public Confidence (1982), The Dangers of New Weapons Systems (1983), Contemporary Terrorism (1986), Violence in Southern Africa (1997), and Latin America and the Caribbean: Prospects for Democracy (1997).

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Times (London, England), June 11, 2008, p. 51.

Gutteridge, William 1919–2008

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