Bruce Drury

Bruce Drury

Dr. Bruce Drury

Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, Department of Political Science
Regents Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Florida
Lamar Department of Political Science Faculty 1971 - 2006
Author of ten publications in books and peer-reviewed journals
Research specialization: Brazilian Public Policy
Visiting Instructor, Malaysia , on assignment from Texas International Education Consortium
Past President, Lamar Faculty Senate
Past Faculty Advisor, Student Government Association, Amnesty International, Pi Sigma Alpha
Past Recipient, Julie and Ben Rogers Community Service Award
Past Recipient, SGA Professor of the Year and Phi Kappa Phi Teacher of the Year
Former Lamar chapter President and legislative liaison Texas Association of College Teachers

As Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Dr. Drury remains active in community service. He served as chair of the city of Beaumont's Community Development Advisory Committee and the city's "Keep Beaumont Beautiful" Commission. He was a mentor in the "I Have A Dream" program, was a member of the Beaumont Red Cross board of trustees, and has chaired the Beaumont Independent School District's Strategic Planning Committee for Facilities. He continues to be active in a number of environmental and political groups, and is the current President of the Lamar University Retired Faculty Association.