Dr. Gene Rainey was a skilled, dedicated, and respected teacher, scholar, and public servant throughout his 33-year tenure at UNC Asheville. He was a leader both in the Political Science department and in the community: serving as Department Chair for four terms and as Chair of the Buncombe County Commission for two terms. He retired from UNC Asheville in 2012.
Gene Rainey, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Political Science