Louis H. Masotti, Ph.D.

Louis Masotti

Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: Northwestern University
Location: Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Louis H. Masotti, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at Northwestern University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in management and higher education.

Dr. Masotti has held the title of professor emeritus at Northwestern University since 1999, having served as professor of management and urban development in the Kellogg School of Management from 1983 to 1994. During this time, he also acted as the director of the Guthrie Center for Real Estate Research from 1986 to 1988, having previously been the director of the program in public and not-for-profit management from 1979 to 1980 and a professor of political science and urban affairs from 1972 to 1983. In addition, he served the university as director of the Center for Urban Affairs, as well as an associate professor beginning in 1970. He commenced his career as an assistant professor in political science at Case Western Reserve University in 1963, having subsequently held the roles of associate professor and director of the Civil Violence Research Center.

Notably, Dr. Masotti was a senior Fulbright fellow of the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Bologna, Italy, from 1969 to 1970. He also served as a professor and director of the real estate management program at the University of California, Irvine, as well as a visiting professor at the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles. During his tenure, he served as a frequent editor, co-editor and author, having penned 14 books during his career such as “Education and Politics in Suburbia,” “Shootout in Cleveland” and “The City in Comparative Perspective.” Demonstrating versatility in his profession, he served as an advisor to various congressional, gubernatorial and mayoral campaigns in California, New Jersey, Illinois and Ohio, and he notably served as deputy mayor for eight months while the mayor acquired education and training regarding her position.

The recipient of numerous research grants between 1963 and 2000, Dr. Masotti received the Distinguished Service Award from the Cleveland Jaycees and was named a fellow of the Weimer School of Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Land Economics with the Homer Hoyt Institute. In 1962, he was also named a fellow of the National Center for Education in Politics. However, he cites the highlight of his career to have been when he was involved in the administration of the first African American mayor of Cleveland and first female mayor of Chicago. He has also been listed in Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the Midwest, Who’s Who in the West and Who’s Who in the World.

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