Professor. Born– August 12, 1934, in Spartanburg, S.C. Education– Tennessee Temple College, B.P., 1956; Baylor University, M.A., 1958; New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, M.Div., 1962; Louisiana State University, Ph.D., 1966. Taught at North Carolina State University, 1966-1970; also director, Center for Occupational Education, 1967-1970; professor and department head, Auburn University, 1970-; lecturer at College of William and Mary; director, National Evaluation of Concerted Services in Training and Education, 1961-1970; proposal reviewer, National Endowment for the Humanities; moderator and producer of TV’s “Options” and “Insight.” Fellow of the American Anthropology Association; contributing editor International Journal of Contemporary Sociology. Member of Alpha Kappa Delta, American and Southern Sociological Associations, Southern Anthropological Association.


Who’s Who in America, 1980.


The Achievement Factor …. New York; Dodd, Mead, 1987.

Planned Change in Low-Income Rural Areas; …. Raleigh, N.C.; Center for Occupational Education, North Carolina State University in Raleigh, 1969.

Image and Memories; Georgia Tech, 1885-1985. Atlanta; Georgia Tech Foundation, 1985.


Factors related to Communication of Forest Fire Prevention Messages; …. Baton Rouge, La.?; The State University, 1967.


The Concerted Services Approach to Developmental Change in Rural Areas; …. Raleigh; Center for Occupational Education, North Carolina State University, 1968.


Minorities; a Text and Readings in Intergroup Relations. Hinsdale, Ill.; Dryden Press, 1975.


The Southern Mystique; …. University, Ala.; Published for Auburn University by the University of Alabama Press, 1977.