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UA Political Science Professor Richard Fording to present at “What Would John Lewis Do? VOTE!”

UA Political Science Professor Richard Fording to present at “What Would John Lewis Do? VOTE!” Sponsored by the UA Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, this teach-in will cover: Evolution of the Vote in America Understanding the Electoral College Media and the election   This will be an online event from 6:00-8:00 PM on Monday, Oct.

National Voter Registration Day

Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day. Join UA’s virtual Get Out the Vote meeting! https://news.ua.edu/2020/09/groups-across-campus-come-together-to-get-out-the-vote/

Congratulations to Dr. Allen Rotter!

The Political Science Department is proud to announce that Allen Rotter has defended his dissertation titled “International Security and the Space Domain: Applying Traditional Theories of International Relations to the Astropolitical Environment” on August 25th, 2020. Allen is an International Relations major with a minor in Political Theory. His dissertation committee is chaired by Dr.

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.