LAMPHEAR, John. American, b. 1941. Genres: History. Career: Ohio University, Athens, visiting assistant professor, 1972-73; DePauw University, Greencastle, IN, director of African studies, 1973-79; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, visiting assistant professor, 1979-80; University of Texas at Austin, professor of history, 1980-. Publications: The Traditional History of the Tie, 1976; The Scattering Time, 1992. Address: Department of History, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, U.S.A.