Harold F. Bass, Jr.
Hal Bass is Professor of Political Science at Ouachita Baptist University, in Arkadelphia. He received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University and his graduate degrees from Vanderbilt University. He joined the OBU faculty in 1976. His areas of scholarly interest and expertise are political parties, campaign, and elections; Southern politics; and the American presidency. He and his wife, Mitzi, have two grown children and five grandchildren.