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  • Minion K.C. Morrison Ph.D., Professor

    Professor
    University of Delaware
    298H Graham Hall
    Newark, DE 19716
    302-831-8564

    Biography

    ​Minion Kenneth Chauncey "KC" Morrison is Professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration. He was previously Head of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, and Senior Associate in African American Studies at Mississippi State University. From 1989-2009 he was Professor of Political Science at the University of Missouri-Columbia, 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. 

    Selected Publications

    Aaron Henry of Mississippi: Inside Agitator. FayettevilleUniversity of Arkansas Press. 2015. (Recipient of the 2016 Lillian Smith Book Award; 2015 Aaron Henry Lifetime Achievement Award, Mississippi NAACP.)

    African Americans and Political Participation, Editor, Denver: ABC-CLIO. 2003.

    Black Political Mobilization, Leadership and Power. Albany, NY:  State University of New York Press. 1987.

    Ethnicity and Political Integration. Syracuse: Africa Monograph Series, Syracuse University, 1982.

    Housing and Urban Poor in Africa. Edited with Peter Gutkind. Syracuse: Africa Monograph Series, Syracuse University. 1982.

    "The Impact of Diamonds on Economic Growth, Adverse Regime Change and Democratic State Building in Africa." International Political Science Review. With Rollin Tusalem. 35:2:153—172: 2014.

    "An Empirical Evaluation of the Influence of Descriptive Representation on Human Resource Practice at the Local Government Level." Journal of Public Management & Social Policy. With Eddie French and Doug Goodman. 20:1:47-66: 2014.

    "Did Secularism Fail? The Rise of Religion in Turkish Politics." Politics and Religion. With Zeynep Taydas and Yasemin Akbaba. 5:3:528-554: 2012.

    "The Emergence of a Legislative Caucus of Afro-Descendant Legislators in the Americas: Context, Progress, and Agenda Setting." 2010. In Michael Clemons, Ed. African Americans and Global Affairs. University Press of New England. 249-282.

    "Creating a Transnational Network of Black Legislators in the Americas" With M. Mitchell and O. Johnson.National Political Science Review. 12:227-246: 2009.

    "Are African Voters Really Ethnic or Clientelistic? Survey Evidence from Ghana." Political Science Quarterly. With Staffan Lindberg. 123: 95-122: 2008.

    "Ghana's Political Parties: How Ethno/Regional Variations Sustain The National Two-Party System." Journal of Modern African Studies. With Jae-Woo Hong, V44, 4, 2006, pp 1-25.

 

 

298H Graham HallNewark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClassD2085B18D13E4AD79D99D8A43869BB53"><p>​Minion Kenneth Chauncey "KC" Morrison is Professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration. He was previously Head of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, and Senior Associate in African American Studies at Mississippi State University. From 1989-2009 he was Professor of Political Science at the University of Missouri-Columbia, 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. </p></div><div class="ExternalClassDF27165B4BC1487B9EA522AEA5344E64"><p><em>Aaron Henry of Mississippi: Inside Agitator</em>.<strong> </strong>Fayetteville<strong>: </strong>University of Arkansas Press. 2015. (Recipient of the 2016 Lillian Smith Book Award; 2015 Aaron Henry Lifetime Achievement Award, Mississippi NAACP.)<br></p><p><em>African Americans and Political Participation</em>, Editor, Denver: ABC-CLIO. 2003.</p><p><em>Black Political Mobilization, Leadership and Power</em>. Albany, NY:  State University of New York Press. 1987.</p><p><em>Ethnicity and Political Integration.</em> Syracuse: Africa Monograph Series, Syracuse University, 1982.</p><p><em>Housing and Urban Poor in Africa.</em> Edited with Peter Gutkind. Syracuse: Africa Monograph Series, Syracuse University. 1982.</p><p>"The Impact of Diamonds on Economic Growth, Adverse Regime Change and Democratic State Building in Africa." <em>International Political Science Review</em>. With Rollin Tusalem. 35:2:153—172: 2014.</p><p>"An Empirical Evaluation of the Influence of Descriptive Representation on Human Resource Practice at the Local Government Level." <em>Journal of Public Management & Social Policy</em>. With Eddie French and Doug Goodman. 20:1:47-66: 2014.</p><p>"Did Secularism Fail? The Rise of Religion in Turkish Politics." <em>Politics and Religion</em>. With Zeynep Taydas and Yasemin Akbaba. 5:3:528-554: 2012.</p><p>"The Emergence of a Legislative Caucus of Afro-Descendant Legislators in the Americas: Context, Progress, and Agenda Setting." 2010. In Michael Clemons, Ed. <em>African Americans and Global Affairs</em>. University Press of New England. 249-282.</p><p>"Creating a Transnational Network of Black Legislators in the Americas" With M. Mitchell and O. Johnson.<em>National Political Science Review</em>. 12:227-246: 2009.</p><p>"Are African Voters Really Ethnic or Clientelistic? Survey Evidence from Ghana." Political Science Quarterly. With Staffan Lindberg. 123: 95-122: 2008.</p><p>"Ghana's Political Parties: How Ethno/Regional Variations Sustain The National Two-Party System<strong>." </strong><em>Journal of Modern African Studies</em>. With Jae-Woo Hong, V44, 4, 2006, pp 1-25.</p></div>Selected Publicationsminion@udel.eduMorrison Ph.D., Minion K.C. 302-831-8564<img alt="" src="/Images%20Bios/kc%20minion.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Professor

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