TITUS, Alice (Dina)

TITUS, Alice (Dina)
Image courtesy of the Member
1950–

Biography

TITUS, Alice (Dina), a Representative from Nevada; born in Thomasville, Thomas County, Ga., May 23, 1950; attended Tift County High School, Tifton, Ga.; A.B., College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., 1970; M.A., University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., 1973; Ph.D., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla., 1976; professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nev., 1977-2011; member of the Nevada state senate, 1989-2008, minority leader, 1993-2008; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Nevada, 2006; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress (January 3, 2009-January 3, 2011); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2013-present).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Nevada, Reno
Special Collections

Reno, NV
Papers: In the Elmer R. Rusco Papers on Ethnicity and Race, 1958-1987, 5 linear feet. Persons represented include Dina Titus.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Titus, Alice Constandina. "Governmental Expenditures, Political Structure, and Citizen Attitudes in Nine Cities," Ph.D. diss., The Florida State University, 1976.

___. Battle-Born: Federal-State Conflict in Nevada During the Twentieth Century. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing, 1989.

___. Bombs in the Backyard: Atomic Testing and American Politics. Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, 2001.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Education and Labor
  • House Committee - Foreign Affairs
  • House Committee - Homeland Security
  • House Committee - Transportation and Infrastructure
    • Economic Development, Public Bldgs & Emergency Management - Chair
  • House Committee - Veterans' Affairs
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