Honorary Doctorate for professor Thomas C. Schelling

Thomas Crombie Schelling (Oakland, California, 1921*) is Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland and Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Political Economy at Harvard University. He has published on a variety of fields such as military strategy and arms control, energy and environmental policy, climate change, terrorism, conflict and bargaining theory, racial segregation and integration, and health policy. Among his most influential publications are Micromotives and Macrobehavior (1978) and The Strategy of Conflict (1960). The latter was translated into five languages and has been selected as a citation classic and as one of the hundred books that have been most influential in the West since 1945. He has been honored with The Frank. E. Seidman Distinguished Award in Political Economy and The National Academy of Sciences Award for Behavioral Research Relevant to the Prevention of Nuclear War, 1993. He also is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association of which he was the President in 1991.