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Charles S. Prigmore
Charles Prigmore is a distinguished author, legislator, and advocate for social policy and political process. In the School of Social Work, University of Alabama, Dr. Prigmore taught Social Policy as it relates to probation and parole with special emphasis on Correctional Program. He was an Exchange Lecturer to Iran, Australia, and Norway in Administration and Advocacy Role. He was Executive Director Joint Commission on Correctional Manpower and Training, in Washington, DC.
Dr. Prigmore received his MSW in 1947 from the University of Wisconsin; and his PhD in Sociology and Social Work in 1961 also from the University of Wisconsin.
Some of the honors and awards he received are: Whos Who in the World; in which he was listed in 8 editions; Conservation Award, Woodmen of the World; Alpha, Distinguished Alumni of University of Chattanooga; 11th Edition of American Men of Science; Dictionary of International Biography; Whos Who in the South and Southwest; Whos Who in Alabama; Community Leader of America; Fellow, Royal Society of Health; Fellow, American Sociological Association; International Scholars Dictionary; Two Thousand Men of Achievement; and Whos Who Among Authors and Journalists.
He was a charter member of NASW.
Social Work Pioneer - 1993