Hollandsworth, James G., Jr. 1944-

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HOLLANDSWORTH, James G., Jr. 1944-

PERSONAL: Born January 7, 1944, in Welch, WV; son of James G. (a teacher) and Willa Lee (a service representative; maiden name, Hearn) Hollandsworth; married Brenda L. Dawson (a psychologist), September 27, 1985 (divorced, 1991); married Susan Hunt (a development officer), October 1, 1994. Ethnicity: "European." Education: Davidson College, B.A. (history), 1966; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.Ed. (guidance and counseling), 1972, Ph.D. (counseling psychology), 1975; University of Mississippi, M.S. (physiology and biophysics), 1982; attended Oxford University, 1988. Politics: Independent. Religion: Episcopal. Hobbies and other interests: Walking, hiking.

ADDRESSES: Home—207 Comanche Dr., Hattiesburg, MS 39402. Office—University of Southern Mississippi, Box 5002, Southern Station, Hattiesburg, MS 39406. Agent—c/o Author's Mail, Louisiana State University Press, P.O. Box 25053, Baton Rouge, LA 70894. E-mail—[email protected], and [email protected]

CAREER: Duke University Medical Center, Highland Hospital, Asheville, NC, psychiatric social worker, 1972-73; Community Mental Health Center of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, FL, clinical and community psychology intern, 1975-76; University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, assistant professor, 1976, associate professor, 1979, professor of psychology, 1984—, director of training, 1987-89, assistant vice-president for academic affairs, 1989-94, assistant commissioner for academic affairs, 1994-96, associate vice-president for academic affairs, 1997—, associate provost, 1998—. American Cancer Society, Mississippi Division, professional education committee, psychology subcommittee chair, 1984-87; American Board of Professional Psychology, diplomat. Member of Mississippi State Board of Psychological Examiners, 1986-89. Military service: U.S. Army, Cavalry, 1967-68; became first lieutenant.

MEMBER: Gold Key National Honor Society (honorary member), Louisiana Historical Association, Mississippi Historical Society.

AWARDS, HONORS: Grants from University of Southern Mississippi, 1977, 1980, and 1981-82, U.S. Office of Education, 1977-78, and Mississippi Committee for the Humanities, 1985-86; Research Award, Mississippi Personnel and Guidance Association, 1978; Innovation in Teaching Award, University of Southern Mississippi, 1981-1982; first-place award, Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, 1984, for convention paper; Mississippi Psychological Association, Research Program Award, 1985, Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award, 1990; Faculty Excellence Award for University Service, University of Southern Mississippi, 1987-1988; Fellow (Division 17, Counseling Psychology), American Psychological Association, 1988; Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award, Mississippi Psychological Association, 1990; Outstanding Academic Book List, Association of College and Research Libraries, 1991, for The Physiology of Psychological Disorders; Certificate of Commendation, American Association of State and Local History, for The Louisiana Native Guards.


Physiology and Behavior Therapy: Conceptual Guidelines for the Clinician, Plenum (New York, NY), 1986.

The Physiology of Psychological Disorders: Schizophrenia, Depression, Anxiety, and Substance Abuse, Plenum (New York, NY), 1990.

The Louisiana Native Guards: The Black Military Experience during the Civil War, Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge, LA), 1995.

Pretense of Glory: The Life of General Nathaniel P. Banks, Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge, LA), 1998.

An Absolute Massacre: The New Orleans Race Riot of July 30, 1866, Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge, LA), 2001.

Contributor to The Civil Rights Struggle in the Gulf South, edited by Samuel C. Hyde, Jr., University Press of Florida (Gainesville, FL); work represented in anthologies, including Assertiveness: Innovations, Applications, Issues, edited by R. E. Alberti, Impact, 1977.

Contributor of articles and reviews to journals in the behavioral sciences, including Clinical Psychology Review, American Psychologist, and Health Psychology. Member of editorial board, Behavioral Counseling Quarterly, 1980-83, and Behavior Therapy, 1987-89.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on racism, intolerance, and civil rights; researching material for Coming of Age in the Crescent City: Union Soldiers in Occupied New Orleans during the Civil War.

SIDELIGHTS: Noted psychology instructor James G. Hollandsworth, Jr., is an avid historian as well as an educator. In his book Pretense of Glory: The Life of General Nathaniel P. Banks, Hollandsworth examines the life of this important Civil War military and political figure. Steven E. Woodworth, writing in Historian, commented that "Hollandsworth provides a thorough, balanced, and informative account of the general-politician's life, bringing into vivid light both the admirable and the deplorable elements in Bank's career." James Smallwood, writing in Civil War History, further stated, "Hollandsworth has produced a valuable volume in which he presents Banks as a man obsessed with 'pretense of glory,' a trait that prevented him from achieving the reality of glory. Historians interested in the Civil War era and political history should examine this book." And Booklist reviewer Roland Green added, "Hollandsworth's inspection of [Banks] should prove useful to most Civil War collections."

Another biographical work by Hollandsworth is An Absolute Massacre: The New Orleans Race Riot of July 30, 1866. Gilbert Taylor, writing in Booklist, observed: "Hollandsworth weaves [action] into a narrative of events shocking in themselves and made more so by the author's objective, detached manner."



Booklist, November 1, 1998, Roland Green, review of Pretense of Glory: The Life of General Nathaniel P. Banks, p. 468; February 15, 2001, Gilbert Taylor, review of An Absolute Massacre: The New Orleans Race Riot of July 30, 1866, p. 1097.

Civil War History, September, 1999, James Smallwood, review of Pretense of Glory, p. 258.

Historian, spring, 2000, Steven E. Woodworth, review of Pretense of Glory, p. 664.*

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