Academic journal article Presidential Studies Quarterly

Marcia Lynn Whicker, 1950-1999

Academic journal article Presidential Studies Quarterly

Marcia Lynn Whicker, 1950-1999

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Marcia Lynn Whicker played a central role in the transitions taking place in Presidential Studies Quarterly. As a member of the editorial board, she aided in the smooth transition to a new publisher and editor. As book review editor, she worked into the final months of her illness. Her death from cancer on March 23, 1999, is a loss to us all.

In many respects Marcia was an "original." In addition to her many academic and other accomplishments, she was a lively and interesting human being. She was chair of the Department of Public Administration in the Graduate School at Rutgers University, Newark from 1994 until shortly before her death. Since 1984, she authored, co-authored, or edited sixteen books. Several manuscripts were in progress when her illness restricted her scholarly activity. Her publications include US Health Policy, Sex Role Changes, Perspectives in Taxing and Spending Limitations in the United States, The Constitution under Pressure, and An Introduction to Computer Simulation.

She had several academic degrees, including a Ph.D. in Political Science and an MS in Economics from the University of Kentucky, a MPA degree from the University of Tennessee, and a BA degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also secured, while teaching at the University of South Carolina, an associate's degree in electronic engineering from Midland Technical College in Columbia. Prior to taking a position at Rutgers University, she taught at the Virginia Commonwealth University, the University of South Carolina, Temple University, and Wayne State University. …

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