Interview with Vincent J. Browne, November 30, 1982

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

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Interview Summary

Dr. Vincent J. Browne was an African American professor, and chairman of the Department of Political Science at Howard University. In this interview, Browne discusses his childhood and attending Howard University as an undergraduate student and Harvard University for graduate school in the 1930s and 1940s. He talks about his service in the US Army, coming back to Howard as assistant professor in the political science department, working for several federal agencies, and his position as assistant to two presidents of Howard University. Browne also discusses the American Political Science Association and its publication, the American Political Science Review, and criticizes the association for not addressing current problems facing society and the profession.

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1987oh259_apsa002

Interviewee Name

Vincent J. Browne

Interviewer Name

Russell Adams

Interview Date

1982-11-30

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Browne, Vincent J. Interview by Russell Adams. 30 Nov. 1982. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Browne, V.J. (1982, November 30). Interview by R. Adams. APSA/Pi Sigma Alpha: African American Political Scientists Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Browne, Vincent J., interview by Russell Adams. November 30, 1982, 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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