Dr. William Hrezo earned his B.A. at the University of Notre Dame and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. He is the 2004 winner of the Donald N. Dedmon Professorial Award and the 1993 winner of the Radford University Foundation Distinguished Service Award. He has been teaching at Radford University for nearly 40 years. His teaching interests are Urban Politics, State and Local Government, Public Administration, Politics and Film.