WARNER R. SCHILLING
SCHILLING--Warner R., died October 20, 2013, at age 88 at Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ. A long-time resident of Leonia, NJ, he grew up in the greater St. Louis area, served as a radio operator with the U.S. Army Air Forces, 194346, earned B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Yale, and became an enthusiastic traveler on five continents. The James T. Shotwell Professor of International Relations Emeritus at Columbia University, he was director of the university's Institute of War and Peace Studies, 197686. For more than fifty years he guided several generations of students through the intricacies of American foreign policy, the causes of war, nuclear strategy, and the influence of technology on war and international relations. Beloved father of Jonathan and Frederick, father-in-law of Elaine, grandfather of Jeremy, uncle of Pauline and Alice, great-uncle of Gracie, Jimmy, and Billy. A memorial service at Columbia University will be announced. Donations may be made to the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center at EHMC Foundation, 350 Engle Street, Englewood, N.J., 07631.

Published by New York Times on Oct. 25, 2013.
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Taught me Weapons, Strategy, and War. My condolences.
Jason
November 7, 2013
Derick and family, Sorry to hear of your loss.
Sal Franco
October 29, 2013
Warner was a classmate of mine in Saybrook College at Yale University. We graduated together. He was Phi Beta Kappa, a brilliant student, and went into the then-great School of International Relations at Yale for graduate studies. By the time he graduated, Yale had closed the International Relations Department and the professors scattered to the winds, some of the best going to Columbia and Princeton. Warner joined those who had gone to Columbia and what followed was an absolutely brilliant career. Yale's loss was Columbia's gain. His Yale friends will miss him. Condolences to his family.
Robert J. Ballantyne
October 26, 2013
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