Walker, Thomas W(illiam)

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WALKER, Thomas W(illiam)

WALKER, Thomas W(illiam). American, b. 1940. Genres: Area studies. Career: Ohio University, Athens, OH, professor of political science, 1972-, director of Latin American Studies, 1987-. United Presbyterian Church Council on Church and Society, member of Central America Task Force in Central America and Cuba, 1982; Latin American Studies Association Task Force on Scholarly Relations with Nicaragua, founding cochair, 1983-84; guest lecturer at colleges. Publications: The Christian Democratic Movement in Nicaragua, 1970; Nicaragua: The Land of Sandino, 1981; (with J.A. Booth) Understanding Central America, 1989, 3rd ed., 1999. EDITOR: (and co-author) Nicaragua in Revolution, 1982; (and co-author) Nicaragua: The First Five Years, 1985; (and co-author) Reagan versus the Sandinistas, 1987; Revolution and Counterrevolution in Nicaragua, 1991; (with Sung Ho Kim) Perspectives on War and Peace in Central America (monograph), 1992; Nicaragua without Illusions, 1997; (co) Repression, Resistance and Democratic Transition in Central America, 2000. Contributor of articles and chapters to periodicals and books. Address: Department of Political Science, Ohio University, 228 Bentley Annex, Athens, OH 45701, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]