In Memoriam

Clyde Woods (1957-2011)

Clyde Woods, an associate professor of black studies and acting director of the Center for Black Studies Research at the University of California Santa Barbara, died earlier this month at a hospital in California. He was 54 years old.

Dr. Woods was a distinguished scholar and author of three books. A fourth book, entitled Development Drowned and Reborn, on the city of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina is under review.

Professor Woods earned a Ph.D. in urban and regional planning at UCLA. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of California Santa Barbara in 2005, he taught at Pennsylvania State University and the University of Maryland.