Freddie C. Colston, PhD

Title: Political Science Educator (Retired)
Company: Georgia Southwestern State University
Location: Oak Ridge, TN United States


  • Alpha Phi Gamma
  • American Political Science Association, member (1977-1980)
  • Association for the Study of African American Life and History
  • Center for the State of the Presidency & Congress (CSPC)
  • City of Oak Ridge Convention & Visitors Bureau Board (member, 2001-2002)
  • Government Task Force 2000, City of Midland, Michigan (1979)
  • International Platform Association
  • Pi Sigma Alpha
  • The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, honorary fellow
  • YMCA, Northwestern Branch, Detroit (board management, 1976)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2018)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the South and Southwest,” Marquis Who’s Who (2012-2016, 1997-1998)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2007-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Politics,” Marquis Who’s Who (2009-2014)
  • Author, “A Long Journey: Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Speaks on the Struggle for Social Justice in America,” University Press of America (2011)
  • Honoree, Named Honorary Director General, International Biographical Centre (2011)
  • Inductee, Professional Hall Of Fame, American Biographical Institute (2011)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, American Biographical Institute, Raleigh, NC (2011, 2010)
  • Inductee, Director General’s Roll Honor, International Biographical Centre (2010)
  • Recipient, Order Of International Fellowship Award (2010)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Education,” Marquis Who’s Who (1996-2008)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Service Award, Alumni Association, Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School (2007)
  • Recipient, 50-Year Service Award, Georgia Southwestern State University (2006)
  • Author, “Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Speaks: Representative Speeches of a Great American Orator,” University Press of America (2002)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Faculty Award, Sabu Organization, Georgia Southwestern State University (1997)
  • Grantee Recipient, C-Span (1994-1996)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Faculty Award Kappa Delta Sorority, Georgia Southwestern State University (1995)
  • Grantee, Southern Fellowships Fund (1968-1971)
  • Fellowship, Ford Foundation (1967)
  • Recipient, Scholarship, Clark Atlanta University (1965)
  • Recipient, Scholarship, National Defense Education Act (1964)
  • Recipient, Mr. Psi Award, Psi Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. (1959)
  • Recipient, Scholarship, Morehouse College (1955)
  • Numerous contributions to articles and professional journals

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