Dunbar, Leslie W(allace)

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DUNBAR, Leslie W(allace)

DUNBAR, Leslie W(allace). American, b. 1921. Genres: Philosophy, Politics/Government, Race relations. Career: Assistant Professor of Political Science, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1948-51; Atomic Energy Commission Chief of Community Affairs, Savannah River Plant, Aiken, SC, 1951-54; Guggenheim Fellow, 1954-55; Assistant Professor of Political Science, Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, 1955-58; Director of Research, 1958-61, and Executive Director, 1961-65, Southern Regional Council, Atlanta; Executive Director and Secretary, Field Foundation, NYC, 1965-80; Visiting Professor, University of Arizona, Tucson, 1981. Consultant for National Urban League, 1980-83, Fund for Peace, 1980-83; Senior Associate, Ford Foundation, 1985-87. United Negro College Fund Scholar-at-Large, 1984-85, Book Review Editor, Southern Changes, 1989-93. Publications: A Republic of Equals, 1966; Puerto Ricans in the U.S., 1983; (ed.) Minority Report: What Happened to Blacks, Hispanics, American Indians and Other American Minorities in the Eighties, 1984; The Common Interest: How Our Social Welfare Policies Don't Work and What We Can Do about Them, 1988; Reclaiming Liberalism, 1990; Collected Essays, 2002. Address: 3050 Military Rd NW, Washington, DC 20015, U.S.A.

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