FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 7, 2002
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-Dr. Robert J. Slagter,
professor of political science at Birmingham-Southern, is the new
chair of the college's Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
He replaces Dr. Terry S. Goodrick, who is
returning full-time to her position as Jack G. Paden Professor of
Slagter, who joined the BSC faculty in 1985,
holds bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from Southern Illinois
University. He is the author of Modern Thailand: A Volume in Comparative
Societies Series published by McGraw-Hill in 2000.