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Relyea, Harold C. 1944-

RELYEA, Harold C. 1944-

PERSONAL: Born April 5, 1944, in Oneida, NY; son of Clyde F. and Pauline E. (maiden name, Bovee; later surname, Morgan) Relyea; children: Jennifer L., Stephen F. Education: Drew University, B.A., 1966; American University, Ph.D., 1971.

ADDRESSES: Home—7133 Carol Ln., Falls Church, VA 22042. Office—Government and Finance Division, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, DC 20540-7470; fax: 202-707-3325. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Writer. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, specialist in American national government for Congressional Research Service, 1971–. University of Maryland, member of advisory and development board, College of Information Studies, 2004–. Committee on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility, member, 1983–88.

MEMBER: Pi Sigma Alpha.

AWARDS, HONORS: Executive Board Award for Superior Public Service, American Society of Access Professionals, 1983; Blue Pencil Award, feature story category, National Association of Government Communicators, 1984; Meritorious Service Awards, Library of Congress, 1988, 2001; Congressional Research Service, incentive awards, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, and special achievement awards, 1992, annually, 1995–97, 1999–2005; inducted into Freedom of Information Act Hall of Fame, Freedom Forum, 1996.


A Brief History of Emergency Powers in the United States, U.S. Government Printing Office (Washington, DC), 1974.

(Editor and contributor) The Presidency and Information Policy, Center for the Study of the Presidency, 1981.

(Editor, with Tom Riley, and contributor) Freedom of Information Trends in the Information Age, F. Cass (London, England), 1983.

(Editor and contributor) Striking a Balance: National Security and Scientific Freedom—First Discussions, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1985.

(Editor, with Charles R. McClure and Peter Hernon, and contributor) United States Government Information Policies: Views and Perspectives, Ablex Publishing (Norwood, NJ), 1989.

Silencing Science: National Security Controls and Scientific Communication, Ablex Publishing (Norwood, NJ), 1994.

(Editor, with Charles R. McClure and Peter Hernon, and contributor) Federal Information Policies in the 1990s, Ablex Publishing (Norwood, NJ), 1996.

(Editor and contributor) The Executive Office of the President: A Historical, Biographical, and Bibliographical Guide, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1997.

(With Richard M. Nunno) Electronic Government and Electronic Signatures, Novinka Books (Huntington, NY), 2000.

Government at the Dawn of the 21st Century, Novinka Books (Huntington, NY), 2001.

(With Marciele J. Cornejo Riemann and Henry B. Hogue) The National Performance Review, Novinka Books (Huntington, NY), 2002.

(With Charles V. Arja) The Vice Presidency of the United States: Evolution of the Modern Office, Nova Science Publishers (New York, NY), 2002.

(With Thomas P. Carr) The Executive Branch: Creation and Reorganization, Novinka Books (Huntington, NY), 2003.

(With L. Elaine Halchin) Informing Congress: The Role of the Executive Branch in Times of War, Novinka Books (Huntington, NY), 2003.

Author of government reports. Contributor of more than 300 articles and reviews to scholarly and professional journals in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Editor, Congressional Research Service Review, 1987. Member of board of editors, Presidential Studies Quarterly, 1979–99; Government Publications Review, 1981–83, Transnational Data Report, 1982–89, Journal of Media Law and Practice, 1982–95, Government Information Quarterly, 1984–, International Journal of E-Government Research, 2004–, and Journal of E-Government, 2004–.

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