HIGHSAW, ROBERT BAKER, 1917-2009

Biography:

Political scientist; university professor. Born– December 20, 1917, in Memphis, Tenn. Parents– James Leonard and Mary (Baker) Highsaw. Married–Rachel Church Wagner, March 3, 1943. Children–two. Education– Princeton University, A.B., 1939; Harvard University, A.M., 1942; Ph.D., 1945.   Taught at Vanderbilt University, 1942-1944; Louisiana State University, 1944-1945; associate professor and director of Bureau of Public Administration and Chairman of the Department of Research in Business and Public Administration, University of Mississippi, 1945-1955; professor, director of the Bureau of Public Administration, and head of the Department of Political Science, University of Alabama, 1956-1982. Died November 17, 2009.

Source:

Who’s Who in America, 1982; obituary.

Publication(s):

Administering Mississippi’s Wealth. University, Miss.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Mississippi, 1949.

A Handbook of Elective Offices in Mississippi. University, Miss.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Mississippi, 1947.

Mississippi’s Wealth. University, Miss.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Mississippi, 1947.

Money for the Cities of Mississippi. University, Miss.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Mississippi, 1947.

Municipal Government in the South. University, Miss.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Mississippi, 1952.

Natural Resources in an Informed Public. University, Miss.; Southern Public Adminstration, 1954.

Joint_Publication(s):

Aids for Governing …. University, Miss.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Mississippi, 1948.

Clarksdale, a Fiscal Picture. University, Miss.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Mississippi, 1947.

Conflict and Change in Local Government. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1966.

Dixie City Acts; …. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Alabama, 1962.

Essays on Public Administration. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Alabama, 1962.

Forms of Municipal Government in Mississippi. 3rd. ed. University, Miss.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Mississippi, 1947.

The Government and Administration of Mississippi. New York; Crowell, 1954.

The Growth of State Administration in Mississippi. University, Miss.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Mississippi, 1949.

A Guidebook for the County Sheriff. University, Miss.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Mississippi, 1948.

A Guidebook for the County Superintendent of Education. University, Miss.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Mississippi, 1951.

Highlights of State Finance. University, Miss.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Mississippi, 1948.

Units of Government in Mississippi. University, Miss.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Mississippi, 1949.

Editor:

The Deep South in Transformation. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1964.

Edward Douglas White; Defender of the Conservative Faith. Baton Rouge, La.; Louisiana State University Press, 1981.

Joint_Editor:

Communication in Public Administration. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Alabama, 1965.