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.”
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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