African-American Studies
Georgia State University

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DR. CHARLES E. JONES

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Washington State University, 1985.

M.A., University of Idaho, 1979.

B.A., Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville N.C. 1976.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Associate Professor and Founding Chair, Department of African-American Studies, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

August 1989 - May, 1994: Director, Institute for the Study of Minority Issues and Associate Professor of Political Science, Old Dominion University, (Norfolk, VA)

August 1985 - May 1989: Assistant Professor of Political Science, Old Dominion University

August 1983 - May 1985: Instructor of Political Science, Old Dominion University

January 1983 - April 1983: Congressional Black Caucus Graduate Legislative Fellow, House of Representatives, U.S. Congress

September 1979 - December, 1982: Teaching Assistant, Department of Political Science, Washington State University

August 1976 - May 1979: Research Assistant, Department of Political Science, University of Idaho

COURSES TAUGHT
Introduction to American Government
American Legislative Process
Public Policy
African-American Politics
Politics of Civil Rights Movement
Race, Culture and Public Policy
African-American Political Thought
REPRESENTATIVE PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Professional Associations
American Political Science Association
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History
National Conference of Black Political Scientists
Southern Political Science Association
Central States Communication Association
Grants, Fellowships and Awards
National Council of Black Studies Administrative Institute Fellow, funded by the Ford Foundation.
African-American Research and Development Grant, Provost Office, Georgia State University, 1995.
African-American Research and Development Grant, Provost Office, Georgia State University, 1994.
Outstanding Faculty Award, Old Dominion University (Division of Student Services), 1994.
College of Arts and Letters Faculty Research Grant, Old Dominion University, 1993.
Outstanding Faculty Award, Old Dominion University (Division of Student Services), 1992.
Co-Project Director, "Beyond the Vote: Contributions of African-American Women to Community Life in Hampton Roads" funded by Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy, 1992.
Outstanding Minority Alumnus, Washington State University, 1991.
Project Director, "Faculty and Curriculum Development in African American Studies," funded by the Virginia State Council for Higher Education, 1990.
Outstanding Faculty Service Award, (Office of Minority Student Programs), 1990.
Outstanding Faculty Award, Old Dominion University (NAACP Student Chapter), 1990.
Old Dominion University Summer Faculty Research Fellowship, 1990.
College of Arts and Letters Faculty Research Grant, Old Dominion University, 1989.
Fulbright-Hays Fellow (Morocco, May 13 - June 24), 1989.
Indiana University Minority Faculty Fellow (June 15 - August 15), 1988.
Co-principal investigator of an Institute for the Study of Minority Issues grant sponsored by Norfolk Urban League affiliate, 1986.
Participant in the Non-Westerm Studies Seminar funded by the U.S. Department of Education, 1986.
College of Arts and Letters Faculty Research Grant, Old Dominion University, 1983
Congressional Black Caucus Graduate Legsilative Fellow, 1983.
Publications
"A Dream Deferred: The Abortive Efforts of the Parliamentary Black Caucus in Great Britain," National Political Science Review, Vol. 7, 1997 (forthcoming).

"Congressional Racial Solidarity: Exploring Congressional Black Caucus Voting Cohesion, 1971-1990" (with Roxanne L. Gile), Journal of Black Studies, 1995.

"Community Decision-Making in the 1989 Greekfest Incident in Virginia Beach, Virginia: An Application of Systemic Power Theory," (with Manely E. Banks) Southeastern Political Review, Vol. 22, No. 4, 1994

"A Model of Racial Crossover Voting: An Assessment of the Wilder Victory", (with Michael L. Clemons) in Persons, (ed) Dilemmas of Black Politics: Issues of Leadership and Stategy Harper Collins, 1993.

"The Conceptualization of Deracialization: Thinking Through the Dilemma" (with Joseph P. McCormick) in Persons, (ed) Dilemmas of Black Politics: Issues of Leadership and Strategy, Harper Collins, 1993.

"The Election of L. Douglas Wilder: The First Black Lieutenant Governor of Virginia," Western Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 15, No. 4, 1991.

"The Political Repression of the Black Panther Party: The Case of the Oakland Bay Area," Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 18, No. 4, 1988.

"An Overview of the Congressional Black Caucus, 1970-1985," in Jones, Adams Readings in American Political Issues Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt, 1987.

"Testing a Legislative Strategy: The Congressional Black Caucus Action-Alert Communications Network," Legislative Studies Quarterly, Vol. 12, No. 4, 1987.

"United We Stand, Divided We Fall: An Analysis of the Congressional Black Caucus Voting Behavior, 1975-1980," Phylon: The Review of Race and Culture, Vol. 48, No. 1, 1987.

"Affirmative Action, Women Managers and Performance Appraisal: Simultaneous Movement in Conflicting Directions?" (with Nicholas P. Lovrich), Review of Public Personnel Administration, Vol.3, No. 3, 1983.
Conference Presentations
"The Sky's The Limit: The Spirit of Dr. Huey P. Newton and the Black Panther Party," Southern Conference on Afro-American Studies (February, 1996), Tallahassee, Florida.

Invited Presentation, "The Current State of the Congressional Black Caucus: Testing the Viability of Electoral Politics," Olive Harvey College Annual Black Studies Conference (April, 1994), Chicago, Illinois.

"Don't Believe the Hype: Furthering our Understanding of the Black Panther Party," Annual Meeting of the Study for Afro-American Life and History (October, 1994), Atlanta, Georgia.

"The Influx of African-American Congressional Representation: Implications for the Congressional Black Caucus," Midwest Political Science Conference Annual Meeting (April, 1994), Chicago, Illinois, co-author Roxanne L. Gile.

"Congressional Racial Solidarity: An Exploratory Analysis of CBC Voting, 1971-1990," National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Meeting (March, 1994), Hampton, Virginia, co-author Roxanne L. Gile

"A Dream Deferred: The Abortive Efforts of the Parliamentary Black Caucus in Great Britain," Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting (1993), Savannah, Georgia.

Invited Presentation, "Where Do We Go From Here?", Fifth Annual Diversity Conference (March, 1993),College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio.

"The Revolutionary Legacy of the Black Panther Party: Debunking Myths and Unraveling Misunderstandings," National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Meeting (March, 1993), Oakland, California, co-author Judson L. Jeffries.

"Community Decision-Making in the 1989 Greekfest Incident," Southwestern Political Science Association Annual Meeting (March, 1992), Austin, Texas, co-author Manley E. Banks.

"The Conceptualization of Deracialization: Thinking Through the Dilemma," National Conference of Black Political Scientists, Annual Meeting (March, 1991), Jackson, Mississippi, co-author Joseph P. McCormick.

"The Wilder Vote and the New South Phenomenon: A Multivariate Analysis," Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting (November, 1990), Atlanta, Georgia, co-author Michael L. Clemons.

"A Model of Racial Crossover Voting: An Assessment of the Wilder Victory," American Political Science Association Annual Meeting (August, 1990), San Francisco, California, co-author Michael Clemons.

"Education Administration in a Multicultural Environment: The Role of the Institute for the Study of Minority Issues," New Horizons Conference (March, 1990), Virginia Commonwealth Community College System, Richmond, Virginia.

Invited Presentation: "The Virginia Gubernatorial Race: How Wilder Won?," Symposium Sponsored by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Blacks and the November 1989 Elections: What is Changing? (December, 1989), Washington, D.C.

"Black Participation in the Virginia State Legislature, 1984-1988," Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting (November, 1989), Memphis, Tennessee, co-author Michael L. Clemons.

"Political Efficacy and Black Political Participation: The Impact of the Presidential Campaigns of Jessee Jackson," National Conference of Balck Political Scientists Annual Meeting (March, 1989), Baton Rouge, Louisiana, co-author John Hudgins.

"The Black Electorate and the Election of Congressman Owen Pickett: Power Brokers or Political Pawns?," Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting (March, 1988), San Francisco, California.

The Nature of Support for Doug Wilder," Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting (November, 1987), Charlotte, North Carolina.

"Wild About Wilder: The Election of Doug Wilder for Lt. Governor of Virginia," Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting (March, 1987), Anaheim, California.

"Politics, Symbols and Celebrations: The Passage of the King Holiday Bill," National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Meeting (March, 1986), Chicago, Illinois.

"Teaching by Televion," Virginia Social Science Association Annual Meeting (March, 1985), Richmond, Virginia.

"United We Stand, Divided We Fall: An Analysis of CBC Voting Behavior," Southern Political Science Annual Meeting (November, 1985), Atlanta, Georgia.

"The Political Repression of the Black Panther Party: The Case of the Oakland Bay Area," National Council on Black Studies Annual Meeting (February, 1984), Charlotte, North Carolina.

"The Developmental Stages of teh Congressional Black Caucus: An Electoral Explanation," National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Meeting (April, 1984), Washington, D.C.
REPRESENTATIVE UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE
Faculty Senate, Georgia State University, 1994 to Present
Judge for Student Essay Contest (undergraduate and Graduate), Ethnic Crossroads Conference, Sponsored by the Division of Student Life, Georgia State University, 1996.
Presentation, "Developing Curriculum Appropriate to Growing Racial and Ethnic Diversity," Ethnic Crossroads on College Campuses, Sponsored by the Division of Student Life, Georgia State University, 1996.
Presentation, "Race and the United States Congress," Black History Month Committee, Georgia State University, 1996.
Presentation, "Reclaiming the Legacy of the Black Panther Party," Philosophy Forum, Georgia State University, 1995.
Workshop Facilitator, "Workshop on African-American Philosophy" (ODU credits for secondary teachers), Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, Georgia State University, 1995.
SU Ethnic Studies Minor Committee, 1991 to 1995
SU Minority Caucus, Chairperson, 1991 to 1992

Charles E. Jones, Ph.D.
Department of African American Studies
Georgia State University
One Park Place South, Suite 549
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 651-2157

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