Christenson, James A.
CHRISTENSON, James A.
CHRISTENSON, James A. American, b. 1944. Genres: Adult non-fiction. Career: North Carolina State University, Raleigh, assistant professor, 1972-75, associate professor, 1975-76, and extension community development specialist, 1972-76; University of Kentucky, Lexington, associate professor, 1976, founder and director of Survey Research Center, 1979-82, professor of sociology, 1981-89, head of department, 1982-89; University of Arizona, Tucson, associate dean and director of Cooperative Extension, 1989-. International Research Group in Extension, cofounder, 1988. Publications: (ed. with J.W. Robinson, Jr.) Community Development in America, 1980; (with P.D. Warner) The Cooperative Extension Service: A National Assessment, 1984; (ed. with Robinson) Community Development in Perspective, 1989; (with C.B. Flora) Rural Policies for the 1990s, 1991; Rural Data, People, and Policy, 1994. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Cooperative Extension Forbes 301, College of Agriculture, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, U.S.A.