Interview with Earl M. Lewis, August 10, 1990

Project: APSA/Pi Sigma Alpha: African American Political Scientists Oral History Project

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Earl M. Lewis was an African American political scientist and professor emeritus of Trinity University, where he founded and directed the Urban Studies Program. In this interview, Lewis discusses schools he attended while growing up in Mississippi, influential teachers he had, and receiving his PhD in political science from the University of Chicago. He speaks about positions he held at Howard University, Prairie A&M University, and Trinity University. Lewis also talks about his efforts to reform public education in Texas and his involvement in NASPAA , the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.

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1990oh235_apsa068

Interviewee Name

Earl M. Lewis

Interviewer Name

Jewel L. Prestage

Interview Date

1990-08-10

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Lewis, Earl M. Interview by Jewel L. Prestage. 10 Aug. 1990. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Lewis, E.M. (1990, August 10). Interview by J. L. Prestage. APSA/Pi Sigma Alpha: African American Political Scientists Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Lewis, Earl M., interview by Jewel L. Prestage. August 10, 1990, APSA/Pi Sigma Alpha: African American Political Scientists Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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