George Hawley on Trump and the Republican Party

May 26, 2016

Political Science faculty member George Hawley recently published this op-ed with the New York Daily News – “A right-wing revolt against Trump? Dream on. Conservatives never truly spoke for the Republican rank and file.” Professor Hawley is the author of Right-Wing Critics of American Conservatism.

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Political Science Senior Rachael Nowack Receives Randall Research Award

March 27, 2016

Political Science major Rachael Nowack has been chosen to receive the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award for her research on the role of gender in political campaigns. The Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program recognizes and celebrates the best research activity conducted by undergraduate students at The University of Alabama. Award recipients are selected by…Read More

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UA Mock Trial Team Sets School Records, but Falls Short in Opening Round of National Championship

March 23, 2016

Despite a school record-setting performance, the UA Mock Trial team fell just short of advancing at the American Mock Trial Association Opening Round Championship in Memphis, TN this past weekend (March 19-20).  Rhodes College hosted the 3 day event, which comprised four rounds of competition against teams that all finished in the top 6 of…Read More

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George Hawley Publishes New Book on the American Conservative Movement

February 17, 2016

University of Alabama Political Science professor George Hawley has published a new book, titled “Right-Wing Critics of the American Conservative Movement.” The book is published by the University Press of Kansas and is now available. A brief summary of the book from the publisher is given below. For more information on the book from the…Read More

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Professor Joe Smith Reflects on New Hampshire Primary in Live Interview with Fox 6 News

February 10, 2016

In an interview this morning with Fox 6 News, Professor Joe Smith offered his reactions to the decisive victories by Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in the New Hampshire primaries. The interview can be viewed here.

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Political Science Professor Discusses the Impact of Sexism on Hillary Clinton’s Prospects in Washington Post Column

February 8, 2016

Political Science Professor Nichole Bauer published a column titled “Here’s what the research tells us about whether sexism is hurting Hillary Clinton’s prospects”  in “The Monkey Cage,” which is a politics column published by the Washington Post. Dr. Bauer is a political psychologist and has published numerous articles on the effects of gender stereotypes on…Read More

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UA Mock Trial Team Victorious in Argo Invitational

January 20, 2016

The University of Alabama’s Mock Trial Team took home the first place trophy at the Argo Invitational Mock Trial Tournament. The tournament was hosted by the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida on January 19-20. In addition to the two teams field by the University of Alabama, the tournament field included an additional 24…Read More

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Political Science Faculty Member Wins Two Awards at 2015 APSA Meeting

September 12, 2015

Political Science faculty member Dr. Nichole Bauer received the Best Article in Political Behavior Award from the Elections, Public Opinion and Voting Behavior section of the American Political Science Association. The award is given annually to the author(s) of the best article in Political Behavior, which is the section’s official journal. The title of the…Read More

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