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Roger Byrd

Adjunct Professor of Political Science

Mr. Roger Byrd

Educational Background:

  • B.S. (Political Science), Brewton-Parker College, Mt. Vernon, Georgia

  • M.P.A. (Public Administration), Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia

Career Experience:

  • Member of the Georgia House of Representatives, 1981-2002
  • Chairman of the Human Relations and Aging Committee, 1999-2002
  • Chairman of the Intra-governmental Coordination Committee, 1993-1998
  • House Messenger/Chief of Staff 2004-2005
  • Vice-chairman of the Southern States Growth Strategies Board, 1992-2002
  • Member of the State Road and Tollway Authority, 2005-2009
  • Member of the Medical Center of Georgia Authority, 2005-2009
  • Member of the Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities, 1983-1992

Academic Interests:

  • The Bureaucracy
  • Intergovernmental Relationships
  • Public Policy
  • Political History

Courses Taught at BPC:

  • American Government
  • American Political Thought
  • Public Administration

Publications:

  • Byrd, Roger C., Criqui, Orvel. (1992) Fifty Fearless Men: The Story of Forsyth’s Scouts and Beecher Island. P

Conference Presentations:

  • Byrd, Roger C. (April 2009). John Fremont: The Pathfinder That Lost His Way. Presented at the Booth Museum in Cartersville, Georgia.
  • Byrd, Roger C. (February 2005). There is Our Country: Georgians and the Lure of the West. Presented at the Booth Museum in Cartersville, Georgia.
  • Byrd, Roger C. (May, 1994). The Public Will: Expression and Implementation. Presented at the National Association of Licensing Professionals Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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