John T. Dunlop Lecture
The Center's annual John T. Dunlop Lecture honors a distinguished member of the Harvard community in recognizing the contributions of Professor John T. Dunlop. In addition to serving as Chairman of the Economics Department and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Professor Dunlop was United States Secretary of Labor during the Ford administration.
Professor Dunlop had a lifetime career in mediation, arbitration and dispute resolution. A commitment to the nation's construction industries and housing also distinguished his work. He served as chairman of the Construction Industry Stabilization Committee and played a role in the establishment of the National Institute for Building Sciences.
Dunlop was inducted into the National Housing Hall of Fame by the National Association of Home Builders in 1986.