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Vernon McKay has belonged to many United States delegations to sessions of the United Nations General Assembly and Trusteeship Council. He has made numerous trips to Africa. From 1936 to 1945, he taught history at Syracuse University; from 1945 to 1948 he was a Research Associate writing on African problems for the Foreign Policy Association. He joined the Department of State in 1948 where he worked on African issues in the United Nations until 1956. Since 1962 he has been Chairman of the State Department’s Advisory Council on African Affairs. Author of Africa in World Politics (New York: Harper and Row, 1963) and editor and coauthor of African Diplomacy (New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1966), he is a former president of the African Studies Association, and was a member of the United States National Commission for UNESCO from 1960 to 1966.
Vernon McKay; Progress Toward African Unity. Current History 1 May 1969; 56 (333): 257–262. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.1969.56.333.257
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