Andrew Billingsley Scholar and Institution Builder: Essays and Tributes
Edited by Charles Jarmon
Publication Date: Nov 01, 2021
List Price: $24.95
Format: Paperback, 236 pages
Imprint: Black Classic Press
Publisher: Black Classic Press
Parent Company: Black Classic Press
Finally, the inestimable attainments of Dr. Andrew Billingsley are applauded in this long overdue Festshrift by those who were schooled and influenced by him.
Billingsley is considered the seminal scholar on the sociology of the Black family, his Black Families in White America remains a classic and a standard reference. He has also attained groundbreaking achievements in other arenas. Serving as a university president (Morgan State University), university administrator (Berkeley, Howard University and The University of Maryland), Billingsley has received acclaim and a host of awards from professional and academic organizations.
This anthology rewards us with the first published collection of individual reminders about Billingsley’s scholarly accomplishments and his unique leadership style.
For those who are aware of his achievements, and for those who are not, Andrew Billingsley, Scholar and Institution Builder, is a fresh, grand tribute of insights about a man whose untiring devotion to Black community well-being has marked his entire career.