About the Department

Colloquium Series

a lecturer speaks to a classroom full of studentsColloquium Series

The Department of Political Science hosts an active colloquium series that features research from our own faculty and students, as well as that of innovative scholars from around the country. The series typically hosts six to eight lectures per academic year.

Current Events, Spring 2021

Research Lab

The Political Science Department’s Research Lab consists of presentations by our faculty and graduate students. Discussions evolve around projects at any stage in the research process, including research outlines and funding proposals, manuscripts for journal articles, book chapters, and published work.

Using Cross-National Data: V-Dem
Departmental Seminar, Friday 15 April 2022, 3:00pm in ten Hoor room 354
Amanda Edgell, Assistant Professor, UA Political Science

Cultural Politics of International Recognition: UNESO’s World Heritage Regime
Methods Monday, Monday 18 April 2022, 4:00pm in ten Hoor room 354
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Kalaycioglu, Assistant Professor, UA Political Science

Catholic Organization and State Social Protection Spending Across Latin America
Departmental Seminar, Friday 22 April 2022, 2:30 pm in ten Hoor room 354
Christopher Hale, Associate Professor, UA Political Science

Speaker Series

The Speaker Series provides a forum for invited guests in the Political Science Department. Presentations include work-in-progress and published works. They cover areas in all subfields of Political Science.

Economic Growth, Incumbent Party Vote Shares, and Dynamics of Electoral Authoritarianism
Seminar, Thursday 28 April 2022, 2:00pm in ten Hoor room 30
Matthew Wilson, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of South Carolina