Greetings PSC majors (Happy New Year, and Roll Tide as well)! The PSC Department has four small scholarships that it awards every year. We are currently taking applications for all four programs. You can find complete information about scholarship requirements, eligibility, and amounts at psc.ua.edu/scholarship-opportunities/. NOTE THAT EACH SCHOLARSHIP HAS SPECIFIC UNIQUE REQUIREMENTS AND IS ONLY
Listen to Dr. George Hawley discuss “How Alt-Right Covers Russia Investigation.”
Congratulations to UA PhD Student Kathryn Robison, whose paper “Funding Science: Searching for a New Measure of Public Opinion on Space” has been selected by NASA for presentation at the 68th International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia. Ms. Robison’s trip will be funded by NASA. Way to go!
The PSGSA is now selling Political Science t-shirts! Please follow the link to purchase your shirt today! Dept. of Political Science T-Shirt
Dr. Richard Fording recently had a piece published in The Washington Post entitled “Five Myths About Senator Jeff Sessions.”
Dr. George Hawley recently had an op-ed piece published in The New York Times.
Recently, Dr. Joseph Smith, Dr. Allen Linken, and Dr. Stephen Borrelli were interviewed by The Tuscaloosa News for their 36th Annual Educated Guesses column regarding probable changes after the election of Donald Trump. You can read the article here.
Over the Veteran’s Day weekend, the University of Alabama Mock Trial team competed in, and won, one of the largest collegiate Mock Trial tournaments in the country, the Mid-South Invitational. This tournament had thirty-one universities and over fifty teams compete in it, which included traditional Mock Trial powerhouses like Rhodes College, Florida State University, and Vanderbilt
Read the Washington Post article by Richard Fording and Sanford Schram on the upcoming election.
Political Science faculty member Dr. Nichole Bauer recently published this op-ed in The New York Times: “Releasing Candidates’ Health Records Is Campaign Spin and Distortion.”