Joe Freeman, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Political Science

Degrees/Certifications

  • PhD - University of Virginia, 1969
  • MA - University of Virginia, 1963
  • BA - Indiana University, 1961

Experience

  • 1970 - present - Professor, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1967 - 69 - Instructor, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1964 - 66 - Instructor, Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina

Public Office

  • 1976-1992 - City Council of Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1976-1978 - Mayor, City of Lynchburg, Virginia (elected by City Council)
  • 1979 - 1981 - Member, Governor's Local Government Advisory Council
  • 1981 - Chairman, State-wide A-95 Grant Review Study for U.S. Senator John Warner

Teaching Areas

  • Local Government
  • Experimental Approaches to Political Science
  • Problems of Governance

Publications, Presentations, and Research

  • Local Government in Virginia:  Materials and Resources for Teachers (Charlottesville, Va.:  Center for Public Service, 1993).
  • "Gebser's Understanding of Political Practice," in Eric Kramer and Algis Mickunas, eds., Consciousness and Culture:  An Introduction to the Thought of Jean Gebser (Westport, Ct.:  Greenwood Press, 1992).
  • Government is Good (Columbia, Mo.:  University of Missouri Press, 1992).
  • "Local Office Holders and the Public" National Civic Review, Winter 2000
Phone: 
434.544.8568
Email: 
freeman@lynchburg.edu
Office: 
Carnegie 213A