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WILLIAM T. HOSTON, Ph.D. is an Author, Scholar, Public Intellectual, Motivational Speaker, Poet, and Leader for the 21st Century. Dr. Hoston is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston - Clear Lake. He is the author of two books, "Why "We" Didn't Choose You: A Relationship Handbook for Women (and Men), Vol. I," and "Listen to Me Now, or Listen to Me Later: A Memoir of Academic Success for College Students."
Dr. Hoston is currently finishing two academic books entitled, "Post-Katrina Politics: The End of an Black Empowerment Era in New Orleans, 1978-2010" and "Black Dot in a White World: Critical Discourse among Black Men in the Obama Era." His academic research interests lie primarily in the areas of minority voting behavior, political behavior of African-American politicians, and race and minority group behavior. He has several articles under review and in progress. Dr. Hoston's research has appeared in numerous academic journals.
He received the UHCL university's 2012-2013 Piper Award nomination for outstanding teaching. Students nominate professors for the award. Being nominated is an equivalent to the university's "Teacher of the Year" award. As UHCL's nominee, Dr. Hoston represents the university in the statewide Minnie Stevens Piper Award competition, which honors Texas college and university professors.
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