March 31, 1987 Dr. Mansfield is currently professor of government at Harvard University. Previously he served as chairman, department of government, Harvard University, 1973 - 1977. Dr. Mansfield served in the U.S. Army, 1954 - 1956.
Dr. Mansfield graduated from Harvard University (A.B., 1953, and Ph.D., 1961). He was a Fulbright fellow, Harvard (1961). Dr. Mansfield is married and has three children. He was born in New Haven, CT, in 1932, and resides in Cambridge, MA.