Robert B. Albritton II, American political scientist, Died at 78

Robert B. Albritton II was born in Andalusia and died on September 9, 2015.

He was an American political scientist.

He received his masters and doctoral degrees from Northwestern University and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama.

He was the senior associate dean of UM’s College of Liberal Arts and professor of political science.

Robert served at The Department of Political Science and the University of Mississippi and the Northern Illinois University as a professor.

Robert chaired at the university’s Faculty Senate in 2011-2012.

He also taught at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Williams College, University of Vienna in Austria, Northwestern University and Chiang Mai University and Songkla University, both in Thailand.

During his political career, he has worked with; the Mississippi Political Science Association, the Midwest Political Science Association, the Policy Studies Association, Policy Studies Review, Journal of Politics, American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, American Politics Quarterly, Social Science Quarterly, the American Political Science Association and the Association of Asian Scholars.

Robert loved discussion, debates and research, he has co-edited one book and co-authored more than 30 journal articles, textbook chapters and countless conference papers.

He also loves animals and football.

Robert retired in 2012.

He left behind his wife, Nantaporn Apasiripol of Oxford; a son, Robert Bynum Albritton III of Herndon, Virginia; a daughter, Phyllis Mary-Anne Albritton of Evergreen, Colorado; a brother, William Leonard Albritton of Saskatoon, Canada; and three grandchildren.

Robert B. Albritton II passed away at 78 yrs old.