Journals/Periodicals/e-Publication[See also Book Chapters/Monographs and Book Reviews]

“NCOBPS: the First of our Forty Years,” published in the conference program of the 40th annual meeting of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists, Racial Americana? Continuities and Changes in Racial Politics, Houston, Texas, March 18-22, 2009.

“Roots of Environmental Justice,” George Middendorf and Joseph P. McCormick, 2nd, Encyclopedia of Earth, eds. John Callewaert and Richard Gragg. (Washington, D.C.: Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment). [Published October 23, 2006. <>

“An African American Commemorative Law: National Freedom Day Enactment and Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman,” co-authors, Hanes Walton Jr., and Cheryl M. Miller, Howard Scroll: The Justice Law Review Vol. 6 (Fall 2003): 89-109.

“Introduction to the Symposium: The Politics of the Black Nation” Revisited,” National Political Science Review Vol. 8 (2001): 1-2. NOTE: I served as the guest editor of this symposium, which consisted of seven essays, including one that follows.

“Clientage, Opposition, and Withdrawal: Three Forms of External Politics: A Reexamination of Essay II,” National Political Science Review, Vol. 8 (2001): 19-29.

“Matthew Holden, Jr.: Between Theory and Practice,” co-authored with Steven M. Teles, PS: Political Science and Politics Vol. xxxi no. 3 (September, 1998): 653-657.

“The Study of African-American Politics As Social Danger: Clues from the Disciplinary Journals, ” co-authored with Hanes Walton, Jr., National Political Science Review Vol. 6. (1997): 229-244.

“The Messages and the Messengers: Opinions from the Million Men Who Marched,” National Political Science Review Vol. 6. (1997): 142-164.

“Electoral Politics in D.C.: The Dixon, Norton Success, “co-authored with Alvin Thornton, New Directions: The Howard University Magazine, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Winter, 1991): 19-23.

“Special Report: Student Opinions on Current Issues,” co-authored with Alvin Thornton and Walter Hill, Jr., New Directions: The Howard University Magazine, Vol.15, No. 2 (April, 1988): 18-23.

“Black and White Perceptions of Housing Related Problems and the Policy Options That They Recommend,” co-authored with Richard Seltzer, The Western Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 11, No. 3 (Fall, 1987): 132-139.

“The Challenge of a Black Presidential Candidacy – 1984: An Assessment,” (published in two parts), co-authored with Robert C. Smith, New Directions: The Howard University Magazine Vol. 12 No.2 (April, 1985): 24-31, and Vol. 12 No.3 (July, 1985): 22-25.

“The Challenge of a Black Presidential Candidacy,” co-authored with Robert C. Smith, New Directions: The Howard University Magazine, Vol. 11, (April, 1984): 38-43.

NOTE: All of the essays from New Directions by Smith and McCormick on Jesse Jackson appear in a reprint, “The Challenge of a Black Presidential Candidacy,” in Social Science: Readings and Workbook, B.K. Byran and A. Palmer (eds.) (Littleton, MA.: Copley Publishing Group, 1988), pp. 128-142.

“In Search of Low-Income Housing: The Crisis Continues,” The Urban League Review Vol. 8 (Summer, 1984): 44-56.

“A Look at the Reagan Administration’s Proposed Housing Cuts,” The Urban League Review Vol. 5 (Summer, 1981): 68-74.

Book Chapters/Monographs [See also Journals/Periodicals and Book Reviews]

“How African American Men View Various African American Leadership Types: Findings from the Million Man March,” in Overview of Black and Latina/o Politics: Issues in Political Development in the United States (Miami, Florida: Barnhardt and Ash, 2005), (eds.) William Nelson and Jessica Perez-Monforti, pgs. 143-155.

“Social and Political Attitudes on the Black Predicament: Data from the Million Man March,” co-authored with Sekou Franklin, in American Government and Politics: A Multicultural Perspective – a Supplemental Reader (Boston, MA: Pearson Coston Publishing, 2002), pgs. 168-187.

“Race and the Information Superhighway: Implications for Participatory Democracy in the Twenty-First Century,” co-authored with Taft Broome, Jr., in The Information Society and the Black Community, (eds.) J.T. Barber and A.A. Tait (Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2001), pgs. 179-191.

“Expressions of Racial Consciousness in the African American Community: Data from the Million Man March,” co-authored with Sekou Franklin, in Black and Multiracial Politics in America, (eds.) Y. M. Alex-Assensoh and L.J. Hanks (New York: New York University Press, 2000), pgs. 315-336.

“Race and Political Science: The Dual Traditions of Race Relations Politics and African-American Politics,” co-authored with Hanes Walton, Jr. and Cheryl Miller, Political Science in History: Research Programs and Political Traditions, James Farr et al. (eds.) (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995), pgs., 145-174.

“The Conceptualization of Deracialization: Thinking Through the Dilemma,” senior author of a co-authored manuscript with Charles E. Jones in Dilemmas in Black Politics: Issues of Leadership and Strategy, Georgia Persons (ed.), (New York:: Harper-Collins Pub. 1993), pp. 66-84.

“Anatomy of a Tactical Miscalculation: Jesse Jackson’s Challenge to the Second Primary System,” in The Social and Political Implications of the Jesse Jackson Presidential Campaign, Lorenzo Morris (ed.) (New York: Praeger Publishers, 1990), pp. 191-201.

“Through the Prism of Afro-American Culture: An Interpretation of the Jackson Campaign Style,” senior author of a co-authored with Robert C. Smith, in Jesse Jackson’s Presidential Campaign: Challenge and Change in American Politics, Lucius J. Barker and Ronald W. Walters (eds.), (Urbana, Ill.: Univ. of Illinois Press, 1989), pp. 96-107.

“Spin-Off Investment Activities,” Chapter 7 in An Impact Evaluation of the Urban Development Action Grant Program, Office of Policy Research and Development, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Govt. Printing Office, 1982), pp. 83-86.

Book Reviews [See also Journals/Periodicals/Book and Book Chapters/Monographs]

Race, Money and the American Welfare State by Michael K. Brown, in The American Political Science Review, Vol. 94, No. 4 (December 2000): 941-942.

Race in the Post Civil Rights Era: Now You See It, Now You Don’t, Robert C. Smith in the Newsletter of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists, (Fall, 1997): 6-7.

Thinking About America: The United States in the 1990s, Annelise Anderson and Dennis L. Bark (eds.) (Stanford, CA.: Hoover Institution Press, 1988) in The Journal of Negro Education Vol. 58, No. 3 (Summer, 1989): 449-452.

Race, Ethnicity, and Minority Housing in the United States, Jamshid A. Momeni (ed.) (Westport: Greenwood Press, 1986) in Policy Studies Review Vol. 8 (Autumn, 1988): 186-189.

Minority Vote Dilution, ed. Chandler Davidson, reviewed in The Howard University Law Journal, Vol. 28, No. 2 (1985), pp. 603-610.

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