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James Anderson Gathings

educator

James Anderson Gathings, American educator. Recipient Lindbach award inspirational teaching Bucknell U., 1962, Burma-Bucknell Bowl for contribution to international understanding, Bucknell U., 1968. Member American Political Science Association, American Society International Law, Pennsylvania Political Science and Public Administration Association (president 1948-1950), Pi Sigma Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

Gathings, James Anderson was born on September 10, 1900 in Peachland, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Daniel and Nora (Rivers) Gathings.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Furman U., 1925. A.M., Duke, 1930; fellow political science, University of Chicago, 1930-1931. Doctor of Philosophy., New York University, 1937.

Career

March 1962); 1 daughter, Elizabeth Jane (Mistress David S. Snook). Principal Simpsonville (South Carolina.) High School, 1925-1927, superintendent schools, 1927-1929. Assistant professor political science Texas Christian U., 1931-1932.

Faculty Bucknell U., 1932-1976, professor political science, 1946-1971, emeritus, 1971-1976, department chairman 1947-1969. Technical adviser Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Board Review, 1938.

Works

  • Author: International Law and American Treatment of Alien Enemy Property, 1940. A Survey of Governments, 1950. Editor: Politics and The American Businessman, 1960.

Membership

Member American Political Science Association, American Society International Law, Pennsylvania Political Science and Public Administration Association (president 1948-1950), Pi Sigma Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Daniel, August 6, 1931 (deceased.

father:
William Daniel Gathings

mother:
Nora (Rivers) Gathings

spouse:
Elizabeth Daniel