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Robert E. Jensen was born in Iowa in 1938. A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Denver in 1961 with an M.B.A. in accounting, he received a Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1966. He was a Certified Public Accountant and taught at the University of Denver, Stanford University, and Michigan State University. He came to the University of Maine at Orono in 1968 as the Nicolas M. Salgo Professor in the College of Business Administration.

In 1971-1972 Jensen was selected as a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University where he conducted an investigation of quantitative and qualitative mathematical models for empirical data analysis. In 1976, he was awarded the University of Maine's Presidential Research and Creative Achievement Award. He was the author of a number of published papers and of several books including one on applied mathematics and mathematical programming in accounting and finance.

This record group contains notes for lectures and papers written by Robert E. Jensen for presentation at symposia.

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Education, Business and Industry


Applied Mathematics | United States History

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1 box

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UA 0011.012

Jensen (Robert E.) Records, 1967-1971