Timothy Mead

Timothy Mead

Title: Professor
Company: University of North Carolina
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Timothy Mead, Professor at the University of North Carolina, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in academia.

With more than 65 years of professional experience, Dr. Mead has been a professor at the University of North Carolina since 1984, having been an associate professor and coordinator of the MPA program since 1979 and a consultant with Mead Associates since 1979. Prior to obtaining his current roles, he was a public administration fellow with the Academy for Contemporary Problems from 1976 to 1979, and associate executive director of the Domestic Council Committee on the Right of Privacy from 1975 to 1976.

From 1973 to 1975, Dr. Mead was the first associate with Applied Communications, Inc., and from 1965 to 1973 he was an associate professor and assistant professor with Moravian College. He previously held a number of the positions with George Washington University, including instructor from 1964 to 1965 and teaching fellow from 1961 to 1964. Earlier in his career, he was a researcher with the Institute of Defense Analysis and a carpenter with Earl C. Mead and Son from 1951 to 1960. Dr. Mead got into his profession because of Boys State. Boys State is a program for boys that teaches them about government. He went into the program in high school. At the end of the program, all of the boys take an oath to get involved in government. In Dr. Mead’s case, he did as a teacher of political science.

Dr. Mead began his career as a student at George Washington University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1960. He continued his studies with the school, completing a Master of Arts in 1961. He later earned a PhD in 1969. Dr. Mead is a member of the American Political Science Association, the American Society of Public Administration, the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association, and the Outdoor Writers Association of America. No matter where Dr. Mead has lived, he has tried to make it a better place. He is still in touch with many of his students.

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