Sherman Kent
#51366 Overall Influence

Sherman Kent

American historian


Why is this person notable and influential?

Sherman Kent , was a Yale University history professor who, during World War II and through 17 years of Cold War-era service in the Central Intelligence Agency, pioneered many of the methods of intelligence analysis. He is often described as “the father of intelligence analysis”.

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Yale University
Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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#13143 World Rank #3202 USA Rank