Sociologist; Professor. Born– December 20, 1939, Blooming Grove, Tex. Parents– Clyde and Alma Vera Clark Hollingsworth. Education– Texas A & M University, B.S., 1962; M.A., 1964; University of Florida, Ph.D., 1970. Served as visiting professor, University of Valle, Colombia, 1966-1968; research associate for Latin American studies, University of Florida., 1968-1969; University of Alabama, 1969-. Received faculty research grant from University of Alabama for study in Colombia, 1970-1972; grant director for Alabama Developmentally Disabled Bureau, 1972-1973. Fulbright Scholar, Mexico, 1978-79. Member of the American Sociological Association, Rural Sociological Society, Latin American Studies Association, Alabama-Mississippi Sociological Association.  Received Distinguished Service Award from the Alabama-Mississippi Sociological Association, 1992.


American Men and Women of Science, 1976S.


Mental Retardation, Cerebral Palsy, and Epilepsy in Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1978.

Nonwhite Population of Texas.  College Station:  Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1966.

Survey of the Developmentally Disabled in Alabama: Needs and Resources. University, AL, 1974.


Demographic and Structural Change:  The Effects of the 1980s on American Society.  Westport, Conn.:  Greenwood Press, 1966.