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Papers on the Knoxville International Energy Exposition

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1254

Term papers from Dr. R. B. Cunningham's Political Science 5140 course in the spring of 1977. The papers focused on the Knoxville International Energy Exposition (also known as the World's Fair) in 1982 in Knoxville, Tennessee, and the event's impact on the city financially and politically. Students explored issues such as parking, traffic, cost, power, environmental impact, waste management, and effects on local businesses before, during, and after the convention.

Dates

  • 1977

Language

This material is written in English.

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Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Term papers from Dr. R. B. Cunningham's Political Science 5140 course in the spring of 1977. The papers focused on the Knoxville International Energy Exposition (also known as the World's Fair) in 1982 in Knoxville, Tennessee, and the event's impact on the city financially and politically. Students explored issues such as parking, traffic, cost, power, environmental impact, waste management, and effects on local businesses before, during, and after the convention.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Robert B. Cunningham joined the UT faculty in 1972 after receiving his A.B. degree from Erskine College and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Indiana University. He has studied, taught, and published on Organization Behavior and Leadership in the US and the Middle East. From 1959 to 1962, Cunningham taught at Aleppo College in Aleppo, Syria. He returned to the Middle East in 1986 as a participant in the faculty exchange program at Yarmouk University in Irbid, Jordan, and again in 1992 as a Fulbright Teacher/Scholar at Yarmouk University. He has also conducted research in Marrakech, Morocco.

Cunningham authored The Bank and the Bureau: Organizational Development in the Middle East (1988), Wasta: The Hidden Force in Middle East Society (1993), Agendas And Decisions: How State Government Executives And Middle Managers Make And Administer Policy (2008), and Experiencing Service-Learning (2011). In addition, he has published more than 30 research articles. He retired from full-time service at the end of the 2008-09 academic year.

Arrangement

This collection is in one folder.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480