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Political Science

Retired Faculty

Thomas VanDervort, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus




  • Equal Justice Under the Law
  • Law and Organization in an Interdependent World: An Introduction to International Law, Sage Publishers , 1997.


  • "Revitalizing Undergraduate Programs Through Intercollegiate Mock Trial Competition," with John Vile. PS: Political Science and Politics, published by the American Political Science Association, Vol. 27, No.4, Dec. 1994
  • "The Role of the States in Our Federal System," in a constitutional bicentennial publication by the Rutherford County Bicentennial Commission in 1988.
  • "Would Elimination of Midterm Elections Reduce the Problems of Divided Government on the United States?" Southeastern Political Review, vol. XV, no.2, Fall 1987