Thomas Volgy

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Thomas John Volgy
38th Mayor of Tucson, Arizona
In office
1987–1991
Preceded by Lewis C. Murphy
Succeeded by George Miller
Personal details
Born (1946-03-19) March 19, 1946 (age 73)
Budapest, Hungary
Political party Democratic
Residence Tucson, Arizona
Alma mater
ProfessionProfessor of Political Science, University of Arizona

Thomas John Volgy (born March 19, 1946) [1] is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Arizona, where he has been on faculty since 1971. [2] He is also the Executive Director (since 1995) of the International Studies Association. [3]

University of Arizona Public university in Tucson, Arizona, United States

The University of Arizona is a public research university in Tucson, Arizona. Founded in 1885, the UA was the first university in the Arizona Territory. As of 2018, the university enrolls 45,217 students in 19 separate colleges/schools, including the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix and the James E. Rogers College of Law, and is affiliated with two academic medical centers. The University of Arizona is governed by the Arizona Board of Regents. The University of Arizona is one of the elected members of the Association of American Universities and is the only representative from the state of Arizona to this group.

The International Studies Association (ISA) is a professional association for scholars, practitioners and graduate students in the field of international studies. Founded in 1959, ISA now has over 7,000 members in 110 countries and is the most respected and widely known scholarly association in this field. Endeavoring to create communities of scholars dedicated to international studies, ISA is divided into 6 geographic subdivisions (Regions), 29 thematic groups (Sections) and 4 Caucuses which provide opportunities to exchange ideas and research with local colleagues and within specific subject areas. ISA publishes leading journals in the field of international studies and the annual convention routinely draws over 6,500 attendees.

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He is a former member of the Tucson, Arizona City Council (1977–1987) and was Mayor of Tucson 1987-1991. In the United States House of Representatives elections, 1998 he was the Democratic Party's candidate in Arizona's 5th congressional district.

Tucson, Arizona City in Arizona, United States

Tucson is a city in and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and is home to the University of Arizona. The 2010 United States Census put the population at 520,116, while the 2015 estimated population of the entire Tucson metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was 980,263. The Tucson MSA forms part of the larger Tucson-Nogales combined statistical area (CSA), with a total population of 1,010,025 as of the 2010 Census. Tucson is the second most-populated city in Arizona behind Phoenix, both of which anchor the Arizona Sun Corridor. The city is 108 miles (174 km) southeast of Phoenix and 60 mi (97 km) north of the U.S.–Mexico border. Tucson is the 33rd largest city and the 58th largest metropolitan area in the United States (2014).

Arizonas 5th congressional district

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He is a graduate of Oakland University (BA) and the University of Minnesota (MA and PhD).

Oakland University university

Oakland University is a public research university in Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills, Michigan. Situated on a 1,400-acre (570 ha) campus, it was co-founded by Matilda Dodge Wilson and Alfred Wilson after meeting with John A. Hannah. It is the only major research university in Oakland County, from which the school derives its name, and it serves much of the Metro Detroit region. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity."

University of Minnesota public research university in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

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References

  1. Association, American Political Science (1973-01-01). Biographical Directory. The Association.
  2. Volgy's CV at University of Arizona
  3. ISA, Executive Directors of ISA, accessed 7 June 2009