Last updated on: 5/1/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Tinsley E. Yarbrough, PhD Biography

Title:
Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor and Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science at East Carolina University
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Words “under God” Be in the US Pledge of Allegiance?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Feb. 29, 2008

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Instructor in the Political Science Department, East Carolina University, 1967-present
  • Phi Kappa Phi Outstanding Scholar Award, 1997
  • Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, East Carolina University, 1994-1996
  • Outstanding Book Selection, Choice, for book A Passion for Justice: J. Waties Waring and Civil Rights, 1988
  • Robert L. Jones Award for Excellence in Teaching, East Carolina University, 1988
  • Excellence in Undergraduate Advising award, East Carolina University, 1988
  • Chair of the Political Science Department, East Carolina University, 1979-1984
  • Authored seven award-winning books, all published by university presses, and has served as editor and contributor to an eighth book
  • Published nine reviews and more than 40 refereed articles and book chapters and has presented papers at more than 25 regional, national and international conferences
  • Consultant for many presses, grant proposal reviewer for National Endowment for the Humanities and National Science Foundation, and others
  • Received funding from more than 28 grants and research proposals
  • Alabama Authors Award for Nonfiction, Alabama Library Association, for biography of Judge Johnson, 1983
  • Silver Gavel Award, American Bar Association, for book Judge Frank Johnson and Human Rights in Alabama, 1982
  • Visiting Professor, University of Virginia, 1978-1979
  • Selected to Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Alpha Theta, Omicron Delta Kappa
Education:
  • PhD, Political Science, University of Alabama, 1967
  • MA, Political Science, University of Alabama, 1965
  • BA, University of Alabama, 1963
Other:
  • None found