- 959 ratings
- January 7th 2004 by Times Books
James MacGregor Burns
- Date of birth: August 03, 1918
- Died: July 15, 2014
- Born: in Boston, Massachusetts, The United States.
- Description: An award-winning author of presidential and leadership studies, James MacGregor Burns was the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Government Emeritus at Williams College and Distinguished Leadership Scholar at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his bachelor's degree from Williams College and his Ph.D. in political science from Harvard, and he also attended the London School of Economics. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he was past president of the American Political Science Association and the International Society of Political Psychology.