Paul F. deLespinasseAdrian College
Adrian, Michigan 49221
- B.A., Willamette University, 1961
- M.A. Johns Hopkins University, 1963
- Ph. D., Johns Hopkins University, 1966
- Fellow in Law and Political Science, Harvard Law School, 1970-1971
- Intensive Russian Program, Monterey Institute of International Studies,
- Intensive Russian course, Herzen Institute, Leningrad, U.S.S.R., summer
Honors and fellowships
- National Merit Scholar, 1957-1961
- Woodrow Wilson Fellow, 1961-1962
- NDEA Fellow, 1961-1964
- Science Faculty Fellow (N.S.F.), 1970-1971
- N.E.H. Summer Fellow, University of Michigan, 1976
- Adrian College faculty development grants, summers 1983, 1985
- APSA/AHA Lilly Foundation Fellow, summer 1985 (Seminar: Immigrants and the
Constitution, University of Minnesota)
- Visiting Scholar, University of Michigan, summers 1985, 1988 (further
Russian language studies)
- Lilly faculty development grant, 1988-1991, financed summer study in the
Soviet Union, 1989
- Exemplary Teaching Award, Adrian College and United Methodist Church, 1999
Publications (other than on World Wide Web):
- "Beyond Territoriality," pp. 293-307 in John R. Jacobson, Ed., The
Territorial Rights of Nations and Peoples. Lewiston, N.Y: Edwin Mellen
- Thinking About Politics: American Government in Associational
Perspective. D. Van Nostrand Co., 1981, 517 pp.
- "The Carrot and the Stick," Michigan Academician (Spring 1973), pp.
- Review of Robert M. O'Neil's The Price of Dependency: Civil Liberties in
the Welfare State. September 1971 issue of American Political Science
Review, pp. 812-813.
- Approximately 100 editorials, written for local daily newspaper during 4
month emergency, 1975
- Some 60 weekly political commentaries appearing in several newspapers in
Michigan and Oregon, 1974-1975
- Occasional op-ed page pieces since 1975.
Teaching and administrative experience
- Professor Emeritus, Adrian College, 2000-date
- Instructor to Professor of Political Science, Adrian College, 1964-2000
- Professor of Computer Science, Adrian College, 1984-2000
- Dept. chairman, 1968-1977, 1981-1983, 1985-1988, 1992-1996, 1997-2000
- Director, Pre-Law Program, 1978-2000
- Founder and Director, Pre-Law Institute for high school juniors, 1978-1983
- Adjunct professor of Russian, Adrian College, 1984-1992.
- Born October 4, 1939, Ontario, Oregon
- Married to Doris Stringham deLespinasse, CPA, Professor Emeritus of
Accounting, Adrian College
- Children (Cobie Ann, b. 1969; Alan Fredrick, b. 1972)
- Other interests: Music (clarinet, pipe organ, composing); bicycling.