Jerry W. Robinson, Jr. Delta State University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Jerry W. Robinson, Jr.
is Distinguished Professor of Rural Sociology, Emeritus at Delta State University (DSU) and Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1994, Robinson accepted an endowed Chair in Economic and Community Development at DSU. At Delta State, he founded the Center for Community and Economic Development. He is known around the world for his creativity in developing and leading practical and multi-disciplinary programs in human relations, organizational development, and leadership and community development. He has written a dozen books on organizational development, human relations, stress and wellness, leadership and community development, and traffic safety. His research has been published in The ABA Journal
, American Sociological Review
, The Economic Development Review
, The Community Development Journal
, Rural Sociology
, and Social Forces