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

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with JD's, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to government and constitutional law. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to government and constitutional law.
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