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Lucius J. Barker, political scientist who broke racial barriers in academia, has died at 92

Lucius J. Barker

Lucius Barker, 1928-2020

Image credit: Jim Vanides
Jun 30 2020

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Lucius J. Barker, a Stanford University political scientist who specialized in constitutional law, civil liberties and African American politics and served as president of the American Political Science Association, has died. Among his students were politicians Cory Booker, Tony West and Julián and Joaquin Castro.