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Information on Classes After Spring Break

Students, Political Science courses will resume on Monday, March 30th, with instruction delivered remotely. If you have pressing questions about Department of Political Science courses as we move to a different mode of instruction starting March 30, you can email Department Chair Dr. Joseph Smith at jos.smith@ua.edu or call 205-348-5981. I will respond as quickly

Sean Morales-Doyle Will Be Visiting the UA Campus Wednesday, February 19, 2020

On February 19th, Sean Morales-Doyle will be giving a public lecture on current efforts to fight felon disenfranchisement in the courts. The even will be held in ten Hoor room 108 from 4:30pm-6:00pm. Sean Morales-Doyle serves as senior counsel in the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center, where he focuses on voting rights and elections.

Dr. Allen Linken received an Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award!

Dr. Allen Linken received an Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award Dr. Linken was chosen as a Distinguished Teaching Fellow of the College of Arts & Science for 2019. He currently serves as the faculty advisor and coach to the Mock Trial Assoc. as well as a faculty advisor for the Pre-Law Student Assoc. Congratulations Dr.

Dr. Sungho Park’s Recent Publication, “Evidence shows that more restrictions on municipal budgets could create unintended consequences.”

“Evidence shows that more restrictions on municipal budgets could create unintended consequences” Dr. Sungho Park was invited to write an article for the London School of Economics and Political Science’s USAPP blog. Based on his recent publication in State and Local Government Review, Dr. Park offered evidence that depending on their institutional configuration, state-imposed fiscal

Dr. Reid Krell on the Power of Jury Instructions

Listen to University of Alabama Political Science Department Instructor, Dr. Reid Krell, discuss his research on the consequences of jury instructions: https://shows.pippa.io/ipse-dixit/episodes/reid-krell-on-the-power-of-jury-instructions