University Professor. Born– May 6, 1947, Los Angeles. Education– B.A., Redlands University, 1968; M.A., Claremont Graduate School, 1969; Ph.D., 1973. U.S. Army, Vietnam, 1969-71. Employed as a Public Administration Analyst, University of California, Los Angeles; taught political science at Auburn University, 1973-1997. Consultant, Alabama Law Enforcement Planning Agency, Alabama Development Office, Alabama Public Television Network, National Science Foundation, and Houghton Mifflin Publishing Company. Member Alabama Political Science Association, American Political Science Association, American Society of Public Administrators.
Men and Women of Science, 13th edition.
Alabama County Debt. Montgomery, Ala.; State Planning Division, Alabama Development Office, 1977.
Alabama’s State and Local Governments. Dubuque, Iowa; Kendall/Hunt, 1975.
Capitol, Courthouse, and City Hall; Readings in American State and Local Politics and Government. Boston; Houghton, Mifflin Co., 1981.
A Guide to Selected Planning Powers of Alabama Counties, Land Use, Housing, and Economic Development. Montgomery, Ala.; Office of Public Service and Research, Auburn University, 1977.
Home Rule for Local Governments. Auburn, Ala.; Office of Public Service and Research, School of Arts and Sciences, Auburn University, 1978.
Running City Hall; Municipal Administration in America. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1982.
Revenue Sharing; Improving Local Government Reporting. Auburn, Ala.; Office of Public Service and Research, School of Arts and Sciences, Auburn University, 1977.
The Papers of David Lincoln Martin are held by the Special Collections and Archives department of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library at Auburn University.