Lea, James F(ranklin)

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LEA, James F(ranklin)

LEA, James F(ranklin). American, b. 1945. Genres: Politics/Government. Career: Worked at Louisiana State Penitentiary, as an oil driller's helper in the Gulf of Mexico, and as a seaman in the Far East and South America; Livingston University, Livingston, AL, assistant professor of political science, 1971-75; University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, assistant professor, 1975-77, associate professor, 1977-81, professor of political science, 1981-. Lecturer at conferences and universities in U.S., Nigeria, Greece, Austria, Cyprus, Scotland, Wales; University of Wales of Swansea, visiting research professor, 1987. Publications: Kazantzakis: The Politics of Salvation, University of Alabama Press, 1979. Political Consciousness and American Democracy, University Press of Mississippi, 1982. (Editor) Contemporary Southern Politics, Louisiana State University Press, 1989. Address: Department of Political Science, University of Southern Mississippi, Box 5108, Southern Station, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, U.S.A.