(2012) - LeRoy Collins Eminent Scholar and Professor, Political Science, Florida State University. Former Director, LeRoy Collins Institute, Florida State University.
Former positions with Michigan State University: Assistant, Associate, & Full Professor; Political Science; Director, Institute for Public Policy and Social Research; Director, Public Policy and Administration Program. Former Director, Public Affairs, National Governors Association; Information Officer, Intergovernmental Relations, U.S. Advisory Commission; Director, Communications, National Conference of State Legislatures; Reporter, Dallas Times Herald and Riverside (CA) Press Enterprise.