MARTIN, ROSCOE COLEMAN, 1903-1972

Biography:

University Professor. Born– November 18, 1903, Silsbee, Tex. Parents– Benjamin Wiley and Clara Lee (Mayo) Martin. Married– Mildred Ellis, September 2, 1926. Children– One. Education– B.A., University of Texas, 1924; M.A., 1925; University of Chicago, Ph.D., 1932. Taught at the University of Texas, Austin, 1926-1937; professor and chairman, Department of Political Science, University of Alabama, 1937-1949; Syracuse University, 1949-66.  Published many articles and studies in journals and anthologies. Member– U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, 1948-54;  and United Nations Public Administration Mission to Brazil, 1951-52; ; U.S. Department of State Specialist in nine foreign countries; and consultant to the Tennessee Valley Authority, Federal Civil Defense Administration, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, and Ford Foundation; Social Science Council Research professor during 1959-1960. Died May 12, 1972.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online..

Publication(s):

A Budget Manual for Texas Cities. Austin, Tex.; University of Texas Press, 1934.

The Cities and the Federal System. New York; Atherton Press, 1965.

The Defendant and Criminal Justice. Austin, Tex.; Texas University, 1934.

From Forest to Front Page …. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1956.

Government and the Suburban School. Syracuse, N.Y.; Syracuse University Press, 1962.

Grass Roots; Essays. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1957.

The Growth of State Administration in Alabama. University, Ala.; Bureau of Public Adminsistration, University of Alabama,1942.

Metropolis in Transition.  Housing and Home Finance Agency, 1963.

The People’s Party in Texas. Austin, Tex.; University of Texas, Bureau of Research in the Social Sciences, 1933.

TVA; the First Twenty Years. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1956.

Urban Local Government in Texas. Austin, Tex.; University of Texas, 1936.

Water for New York; a Study in State Administration of Water Resources. Syracuse, N.Y.; Syracuse University Press, 1960.

Joint_Publication(s):

Decisions in Syracuse. Bloomington, Ind.; Indiana University Press, 1961.

The Metropolis and Its Problems; …. Syracuse, N.Y.; Maxwell Graduate School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, 1960.

River Basin Administration and the Delaware. Syracuse, N.Y.; Syracuse University Press, 1960.

Editor:

Public Administration and Democracy; Essays in Honor of Paul H. Appleby. Syracuse, N.Y.; Syracuse University Press, 1965.