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Lansford Serves as Co-editor for 2011 ‘Political Handbook of the World’

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Dr. Tom Lansford, academic dean and political science professor at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast, served as a co-editor with Thomas Muller, William Overstreet and Judith Isacoff for the 2011 “Political Handbook of the World.”

The “Political Handbook of the World,” first published in 1928, is currently published annually by CQ Press. The publicationprovides detailed information on the government, economy, political status and history of more than 200 countries and territories, as well as 38 international organizations.

The 2011 edition features 1,832 pages containing updated information on the composition of governments, the evolution of major and minor political parties and groups, and significant events within each country or organization. From 2004 – 2010, Lansford served as associate editor of the publication.

For more information about Southern Miss Gulf Coast, visit www.usm.edu/gulfcoast.