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William Avery's Biography
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William 'Bill' P. Avery
Wife: Ann; 3 Children: Kevin, Amanda, Alex.
Harnett County, NC
PhD, Political Science, Tulane University, 1975
MA, Political Science, University of Tennessee, 1971
BS, Political Science, University of Tennessee, 1968
Former Delegate, Democratic National Committee
Senator, Nebraska State Legislature, 2007-2014
Member, Education Commission of the States
Former Member, Lincoln Public Schools Bond Committee
Former Member, Lincoln Public Schools Needs Committee
Former Member, Vote Nebraska Initiative Task Force
Former Circulation Promotions Manager, Knoxville News Sentinel
Former Instructor, Political Science, Tulane University
Professor Emeritus, Political Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, present
International Trade Consultant, present
Served, Strategic Air Command, United States Air Force
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, American Academy of Political Science
Former Member, Boy Scouts of America
Former Chair, Common Cause Nebraska
Member, First Plymouth Congregational Church
Former Member, Habitat for Humanity
Member, International Political Economy Section, International Studies Association
Member, Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
Member, Lincoln Independent Business Association
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