Bill Avery

Bill Avery DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Bill AveryDEMDemocrat American politician
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7
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NEResidence (state)

William P. "Bill" Avery (born February 7, 1942) is a politician from the state of Nebraska in the Midwestern United States. He served two terms in the Nebraska Legislature, from 2007 to 2015. Avery is a retired adjunct professor of political science who specializes in international trade and foreign relations. Born in Harnett County, North Carolina, he received his BS and M.A. from the University of Tennessee and his PhD from Tulane University. He is a professor emeritus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He was elected to the Legislature in 2006 representing Nebraska's 28th legislative district. He served on the Education Committee and the Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, which he chaired. In 1991, Avery was elected to the Common Cause National Governing Board.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Tulane University
PhD Political Science
1975
University of Tennessee
MA Political Science
1971
University of Tennessee
BS Political Science
1968
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Senator
Nebraska State Legislature
2007 - 2014
Former Delegate
Democratic National Committee
Former Circulation Promotions Manager
Knoxville News Sentinel
Former Instructor
Political Science, Tulane University
International Trade Consultant
present
Professor Emeritus
Political Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, present
Served
Strategic Air Command, United States Air Force
Other Experience1 - 12 of 12
Former Chair
Common Cause Nebraska
Former Member
Habitat for Humanity
Former Member
Boy Scouts of America
Member
International Political Economy Section, International Studies Association
Member
First Plymouth Congregational Church
Member
American Academy of Political Science
Member
Lincoln Independent Business Association
Member
Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
Former Member
Vote Nebraska Initiative Task Force
Former Member
Lincoln Public Schools Needs Committee
Former Member
Lincoln Public Schools Bond Committee
Member
Education Commission of the States