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Dean's Strategy Council Member

James I. Gabbe (BA ’66) is a decorated U.S. Army officer, author, documentarian, co-owner of a communications firm in New York City and professional photographer. The recipient of numerous awards for industrial documentaries, Gabbe recently produced Journey with the Giant, the first film of its type to explain China’s stunning rise from Third-World doldrums to global economic powerhouse. His screenplay Duke was taken into development by TriStar and his novel, LaRue’s Maneuvers, explores generational conflict and trauma during the Vietnam War in the late 1960s. His recently published, critically acclaimed, historical work The Universe of Union Square tells in words and nearly 1,000 photos and illustrations the mostly untold and/or lost story of a small piece of a giant city. Gabbe received his bachelor degree in history from Northeastern University and holds masters degrees in history and journalism from Brown University and Columbia University, respectively.