Thomas Volgy

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Thomas Volgy
Mayor of Tucson, Arizona
In office
1987–1991
Preceded by Lewis C. Murphy
Succeeded by George Miller
Personal details
Born (1946-03-19) March 19, 1946 (age 71)
Budapest, Hungary
Political party Democratic Party
Residence Tucson, Arizona
Alma mater
Profession Professor of Political Science, University of Arizona

Thomas John Volgy (born March 19, 1946)[1] is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Arizona, where he has been on faculty since 1971.[2] He is also the Executive Director (since 1995) of the International Studies Association.[3]

He is a former member of the Tucson, Arizona City Council (1977–1987) and was Mayor of Tucson 1987-1991. In the United States House of Representatives elections, 1998 he was the Democratic Party's candidate in Arizona's 5th congressional district.

He is a graduate of Oakland University (BA) and the University of Minnesota (MA and PhD).

Books[edit]

  • John E. Schwartz and Thomas J. Volgy (1993), The Forgotten Americans, W. W. Norton
  • Thomas J. Volgy (2001), Politics in the Trenches: Citizens, Politicians, and the Fate of Democracy, University of Arizona Press
  • Thomas Volgy et al. (2009), Mapping the New World Order, Wiley-Blackwell

References[edit]

  1. ^ Association, American Political Science (1973-01-01). Biographical Directory. The Association. 
  2. ^ Volgy's CV at University of Arizona
  3. ^ ISA, Executive Directors of ISA, accessed 7 June 2009

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