Philip B. Coulter

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Philip Brooks Coulter
Born (1939-02-27) February 27, 1939 (age 75)
Elizabethtown, Kentucky, USA
Nationality United States
Field political science
Alma mater
Awards

Philip Brooks Coulter (born February 27, 1939 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, USA; abbreviated: Philip B. Coulter) is a US political scientist and is Professor Emeritus of Political Science as well as former Dean at the University of New Orleans (UNO).

Education[edit]

In 1961, he received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English at Centre College. From 1961 to 1962, he passed 24 graduate hours at the Department of Political Science of the University of Kentucky. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science from the State University of New York at Albany, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy (1966).

Experience[edit]

Academic[edit]

Coulter was instructor in Government (especially: State Government and Metropolitan Politics) at the Department of Political Science of the University of Massachusetts Amherst/UMass Amherst (1964–1966). He was assistant professor (1966–1970) and associate professor (1970–1975) at the UMass Amherst. At the Department of Political Science of the College of Liberal Arts of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, he was professor of Political Science (1976–1978). Coulter was professor of Political Science at the University of Alabama (UA) in Tuscaloosa, Alabama (1978–1990). He held the chair of the Department of Political Science of the College of Arts and Sciences of the UA (1978–1985). Coulter is Founder and was Director of the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) of the College of Arts and Sciences of the UA (1985–1990). He was professor of Political Science of the UNO (1990–2006). For a decade, he was dean of the College of Liberal Arts (COLA) of the UNO (1990–2000), and he was vice chancellor Associate for International Programs of the UNO (2000–2002). Coulter was dean of the College of Urban and Public Affairs (CUPA; today: Center for Urban and Public Affairs [CUPA], College of Planning and Urban Studies) of the UNO (2004–2006). He retired from the UNO on February 28, 2006. The UNO awarded him the status of Dean and Professor Emeritus in 2007.

Other professional[edit]

From January to August 1971, Coulter was visiting professor at the Department of Public Administration of the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands. In summer 1973, he was post-doctoral scholar at NATO Advanced Studies Institute in Regional Science at the University of Karlsruhe in Germany. In summer 1974, Coulter was a participant in the post-doctoral program in Population Studies of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was senior political scientist at the Research Triangle Institute (RTI) from 1975 to 1976. In the year 1987, he was visiting lecturer in Public Administration at the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, Virginia. In summer 2003, he was Professor at the University of New Orleans in connection with the Glories of France Program in Montpellier in France.

Distinctions[edit]

He received the following awards:

Works[edit]

Books[edit]

Articles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip B. Coulter: CV (last updated: January 12, 2005; PDF file, about 44 kB).

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