Title Pages: Government Department
Shown here is an image from the exhibit "Title Pages: Government Department," on display in the Bright Gallery in the rotunda on the second floor of Swem Library from February 16-Fall 2011.
The following is a transcription of the label text presented in this case:
George W. Grayson, the Class of 1938 Professor of Government, has been a member of the Government Department faculty for 42 years. He earned his BA at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, his PhD at the Johns Hopkins University, and his JD at the William and Mary School of Law. Professor Grayson focuses on Latin American politics, with a particular interest in Mexico. He has written more than 20 books and monographs on international affairs, made more than 125 research trips to Latin America, and lectures regularly at the U.S. Department of State. Dr. Grayson is a senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC, and an associate scholar of the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia.
Professor McGlennon began his career at the College of William and Mary in 1974, and is currently the Chair of the Government Department. Dr. McGlennon received his BA from Fordham University, and his PhD from Johns Hopkins University. He specializes in United States politics with an emphasis on the South and Virginia. Professor McGlennon puts into practice what he teaches by serving as a member of the James City County Board of Supervisors since 1997.
Professor Manna joined the Government Department in 2003 after earning his BA from Northwestern University and his PhD from the University of Wisconsin. Professor Manna was also a high school social studies teacher and debate coach. He also teaches courses in the Thomas Jefferson program in Public Policy. Prof. Manna’s research interests are in American politics, public policy, federalism, education policy and applied research methods. He has authored 2 books, numerous book chapters and articles.
Ronald B. Rapoport, John Marshall Professor of Government, received his BA from Oberlin College and his PhD from the University of Michigan. Since 1980, he has been researching U.S. party activists funded by a series of grants from the National Science Foundation. Professor Rapoport is on the editorial board of Political Research Quarterly, and previously has served on the Political Science Review Panel of the National Science Foundation. He has published more than 40 articles and book chapters in the areas of political behavior, political parties and women and politics. His courses focus on American politics, public opinion, polling and voting.
Simon Stow is an Associate Professor of Government at the College of William and Mary where he teaches classes in the history of political thought. Prof. Stow received his BA from Corpus Christi College, Oxford University and his M.A. from McGill University and his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. His book Republic of Readers? The Literary Turn in Political Thought and Analysis was a Choice 2007 Outstanding Academic title. He is currently working on a book about the politics of American public mourning.
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