BS in Applied Mathematics and Physics, N.C. State U., 1968
MA and PhD in Political Science, U.N.C. Chapel Hill, 1975 and 1977
Selected Service Activities:
Faculty Assembly Parliamentarian for several terms
Chair of Welfare Committee and co-author of Faculty Salary Plan
USCA Golf Coach, 1982-3
Advisor: Social and Behavioral Science Club, College Democrats, College Republicans, Political Science Club
Chair of Social Science and Business Research Lab
President of AAUP chapter at USCA, 2002-
Honors and Awards
USCA Teaching Excellence Award, 1987-8 and 1995-6
USC System Professor of the Year, 1987-8
CASE S.C. Professor of the Year and National Gold Medal Winner, 1987-8
USC Aiken Scholarly Activity Award, 1992-3
USC Aiken Service Award, 1989-90
Carolina Trustees Professor, 2003
Grew Endowed Chair in American Studies, 2003-
Co-editing an on-line encyclopedia on African-Americans and S.C. with Carol Botsch
Interest groups in South Carolina
Public opinion in Aiken County
Political socialization of college students
Instructor, U.N.C. Chapel Hill, 1976-77
Assistant Professor, Illinois State University, 1977-78
Assistant, Associate, and Professor, USC Aiken, 1978-2015
American politics and institutions, southern politics, South Carolina politics, research methods, public opinion
We Shall Not Overcome, University of North Carolina Press, 1980.
Organizing the Breathless, University of Kentucky Press, 1993.
African-Americans and the Palmetto State, co-author, a social studies text for the S.C. Department of Education, 1994.
Government's Role in the Future of S.C., monograph prepared for the S.C. Assembly
on the Future, co-chaired by the Governor and Lt. Governor of S.C., 1988.
Five on-line textbooks
Textbook chapters, scholarly articles, research reports
Over $300,000 in small grants, most of which went to students and equipment.