Baton Rouge, Louisiana
September 23, 1940
of Political Science
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204-3474
Office Phone: (713) 743-3909
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Home: 3110 Underwood
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B.A. Government, Louisiana State University, 1962
M.A. Government, Louisiana State University, 1963
Ph.D. Political Science, University of Minnesota, 1967
Director, Center for Public Policy, University of Houston, 1996 –
Professor, Dept. of Political Science, University of Houston, 1981 –
Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Houston, 1971 – 1981
Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Houston, 1967 – 1971
Political Science, University of Houston, 1966 – 1967
The Houston Metropolitan Study: An Entrepreneurial Community Looks
Ahead (co-author), Houston: UH Center for Public Policy/Rice University: Baker Institute for Public Policy, 1998.
Progrowth Politics: Change and Governance in Houston (co-author),
Berkeley: Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California, 1991.
Texas Politics: An Introduction, 6th ed., (co-author), New York: Harper- Collins, 1992.
Chapters in Books
Republicans Gallop Ahead" (co-author) in Southern Politics in the
1990s, edited by Alexander P. Lamis, Baton Rouge, LSU Press, 1999.
in the City: Patterns of Political Influence In Houston, Texas," in
Perspectives on American and Texas Politics, 5th ed., edited by Kent L. Tedin, Donald S. Lutz, and Edward P. Fuchs, Dubuque, Iowa: 1998.\
"The Politics of Judicial Selection in Texas," in Perspectives on American and Texas Politics, 5th ed., 1998.
"Texas: A Primary State," in Proportional Representation in Presidential
Nomination Politics, ed. by Paul T. David and James W. Ceasar, Charlottesville,
University of Virginia Press, 1980.
"Applying the Voting Rights Act in Houston, Texas," (co-author) in Publius, Winter, 1987.
"Dynamics of Candidate Choice in a State Election," (co-author) in The Journal of Politics, May, 1981.
"Party Voting in Lower Level Electoral Contests," (co-author) in The Social Science Quarterly, March, 1979.
"Public Awareness of Congressional Representatives: Recall Versus Recognition," (co-author) in The American Politics Quarterly, October, 1979.
"Racial Voting Patterns in the South: An Analysis of Major Elections from 1960 to 1977 in Five Cities," (co-author) in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, September, 1978.
"Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Voting Participation in Major Southern Cities,"(co-author) in The Journal of Politics, August, 1977.
"Redistricting Decisions in the American States: A Test of Riker’s Minimum Winning Coalition Hypothesis," (co-author) in The American Journal of Political Science, May, 1974.
Reviewer: Social Science Quarterly, Journal of Politics.
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