Noble, Lela Garner
Year Retired from SJSU
Rhodes College, International Studies, 1961 B.A. with Honors
Tufts University, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 1962 M.A.
Tufts University, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 1963 M.A.L.D
Tufts University, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 1965 Ph.D.
Woodrow Wilson Foundation Intern, Tennessee A. and I. State University, 1965-1966
Instructor, Peace Corps Training Program for the Philippines, San Jose State University, Summer 1966
Political Science, San Jose State University, Assistant Professor, 1966-1969; Associate Professor, 1969-1975; Professor, 1975-2002.
Administrative and Professional Experience
Acting Chair, Department of Political Science, Spring 1977
Associate Dean, College of Social Sciences, 1977-1979
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, 1979-1980
Associate Academic Vice President, Faculty Affairs, 1981-1990
Dean, College of Social Sciences, 1996-2002
Interim Provost, 2000-2001
Acting Dean, College of Social Work, 2004-2005
Various Department, College, University, and CSU Committees, 1966-2002, 2005-2006
Noble, Lela Garner. Philippine Policy toward Sabah: A Claim to Independence. The Association of Asian Studies, Monograph No. 33. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1977.
Suhrke, Astri, and Lela Garner Noble, co-editors. Ethnic Conflict and International Relations. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1977.
Silliman, G. Sidney, and Lela Garner Noble, co-editors. Organizing for Democracy: NGOS, Civil Society, and the Philippine State. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1998.
Approximately 25 chapters or articles in various journals or books on issues in Philippine politics and policies, including many on Muslim separatism in the southern Philippines.