Sunday, November 1, 2015

Morrison To Hold Book Signing At Winston County Library-Nov. 7

Minion Kenneth Chauncey
 "KC " Morrison
Minion Kenneth Chauncey "KC" Morrison is currently Professor and Head of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration; and, Senior Associate in African American Studies at Mississippi State University. He was previously Professor of Political Science at the University of Missouri-Columbia from 1989-2009, where he also held the Frederick Middlebush Professorship. He served there as a Vice Provost from 1989 to 1997. Prior to Missouri, Morrison was at Syracuse University, where he served as the Chair of Afro-American Studies for five years. He has a BA. (cum laude) from Tougaloo College (1968), and MA (1969) and PhD (1977) in Political Science and African Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Morrison’s research and publications have appeared in the fields of comparative and American politics. His publications include several books: Aaron Henry of Mississippi: Inside Agitator, (2015,); African Americans and Political Participation (2003); Black Political Mobilization, Leadership and Power (1987); Housing and Urban Poor in Africa (1982), edited with Peter Gutkind; and Ethnicity and Political Integration (1982). Also many articles and reviews have appeared in such journals as Polity, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Studies in Society and History, Publius, Comparative Politics, Political Science Quarterly, International Political Science Review, National Political Science Review, Politics and Religion, American Political Science Review, International Studies Perspectives, and Journal of Modern African Studies.