Skidmore, Max J(oseph), (Sr.)

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SKIDMORE, Max J(oseph), (Sr.)

SKIDMORE, Max J(oseph), (Sr.). American, b. 1933. Genres: Adult nonfiction, Politics/Government, Travel/Exploration. Career: Missouri Public schs., teacher, 1954-55; Climax Springs, MO, supt. of schools, 1956-57; Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare, Social Security Administration, Washington, DC, mgmt. analyst, 1959-62; Office of Commissioner of Social Security, administrative assistant, 1962-64; University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, associate professor and director of American studies, 1965-68; Southwest Missouri State University, Dept. of Political Science, professor and head, 1968-82; American Studies Research Center, Hyderabad, India, director, and distinguished Fulbright lecturer, 1978-79; Eastern New Mexico University, dean of arts and sciences, 1982-84; University of Missouri, Kansas City, dean, College of Arts and Sciences, 1985-92, professor of political science, 1985-92, curators' professor, 1999-, Thomas Jefferson Professor, 2003-. University of Hong Kong, Fulbright scholar, 1994-95. Publications: Medicare and the American Rhetoric of Reconciliation, 1970; (with M.C. Tripp) American Government, 1974, 6th ed., 1993; American Political Thought, 1978; (with J. Barnes and M. Carter) The World of Politics, 1981; Ideologies: Politics in Action, 1989; The Future of Hong Kong, 1996; Hong Kong and China, 1997; Legacy to the World, 1998; Social Security and Its Enemies, 1999; After the White House, 2004; Presidential Performance, 2004. EDITOR: Word Politics: Essays on Languages and Politics, 1972; (with A. Singh and I. Sequeira) American Studies Today, 1995. Address: Dept of Political Science, 213 Haag, University of Missouri, 5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]