(April 29, 1924 – August 17, 2013)
Dr. David S. Landes was a founding member of the ASMEA Academic Council. A professor emeritus of history and economics at Harvard University, he authored the bestseller The Wealth and Poverty of Nations as well as the widely acclaimed volumes Bankers and Pashas, The Unbound Prometheus, and Revolution in Time. He was the author of innumerable articles and also taught history at George Washington University.
Professor Landes earned his Ph.D. at Harvard University and A.B. from the City College of New York.