Randolph, Lewis A. 1952-

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Randolph, Lewis A. 1952-


Born February 1, 1952, in Cincinnati, OH; son of William Mustin (a school board employee) and Harriet Randolph (a homemaker) Mustin; married Tamara A. Ford, March 21, 1982 (divorced, August, 1992); married Adah Ward (a university professor), August 6, 1994; children: Andrew Thomas Clifton, Desmond Nyerer Marcus, Devin Jamil Anthony. Ethnicity: "African American." Education: Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, B.A., 1973; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.A., 1974; Ohio State University, Ph.D., 1990. Politics: Independent. Religion: Roman Catholic.


Home—342 Sycamore Creek St., Pickerington, OH 43147-1352. Office—Department of Political Science, Ohio University, 219 Bentley Hall Annex, Athens, OH 45701-2979. E-mail— [email protected]; randolp;@ohiou.edu.


Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH, instructor in political science, 1975; Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, counselor and academic advisor, 1977-79; Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, lecturer in history, 1979; University of Delaware, Newark, assistant director of minority programming, 1979-84, lecturer in black American studies, 1980-81; Ohio University, Athens, assistant professor, 1990-2001, associate professor of political science, 2001—, adjunct professor of community and development studies, 1993—, and American studies, 2002—, faculty affiliate of Center for Public and Environmental Affairs, 1995—, faculty associate of Contemporary Institute of History, 2000—. Ohio State University, visiting professor, 1992; Syracuse University, visiting professor at Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, 1997, 1998; conference participant; workshop facilitator; guest on local media programs; public speaker. State of Ohio, member of governor's commission on the status of socially disadvantaged black males, 1992-95; consultant.


American Political Science Association (founding member of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Studies section), Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History, Great Lakes Research Development Association, Ohio Association of Economists and Political Scientists, Paul Lawrence Dunbar Association (member of board of directors, 1997-98), Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Alpha.


Best Book Award, Section on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics, American Political Science Association, 2004, for Rights for a Season: The Politics of Race, Class, and Gender in Richmond, Virginia.


(Editor, with Gayle T. Tate, and contributor) Dimensions of Black Conservatism in the United States: Made in America, Palgrave (New York, NY), 2002.

(With Gayle T. Tate) Rights for a Season: The Politics of Race, Class, and Gender in Richmond, Virginia, University of Tennessee Press (Knoxville, TN), 2003.

(With Gayle T. Tate) The Black Urban Community: From Dusk to Dawn, Palgrave (New York, NY), 2006.

(With Robert E. Weems, Jr.) The Political and Historical Origins of Richard M. Nixon's Black Capitalism Initiative, New York University Press (New York, NY), 2007.

Contributor to books, including Economic Development in the United States: A Theoretical Perspective, edited by Richard Bingham, Ned Hill, and Robert Mier, Sage Publications (Newbury Park, CA), 1993; Community Economic Development: Policy Development in the U.S. and U.K., edited by David Fasenfest, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1993; Race and Politics: New Challenges and Responses for Black Activism, edited by James Jennings, Verso Press (New York, NY), 1997; Africana: An Introduction and Study, edited by Leonard L. Bethel, Kendall Hunt Publishing (Dubuque, IA), 1999; and The Black Experience, edited by Edward Ramsamy, Kendall Hunt Publishing (Dubuque, IA), 2006. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Western Journal of Black Studies, Proteus, Review of Black Political Economy, Journal of Black Studies, Enterprise and Society: International Journal of Business History, and Urban Affairs Annual Review.



Journal of Southern History, August, 2004, Ronald L. Heinemann, review of Rights for a Season: The Politics of Race, Class, and Gender in Richmond, Virginia, p. 717.

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