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
Political Science faculty member Dr. Nichole Bauer received the Best Article in Political Behavior Award from the Elections, Public Opinion and Voting Behavior section of the American Political Science Association. The award is given annually to the author(s) of the best article in Political Behavior, which is the section’s official journal. The title of the
University of Alabama Political Science faculty member Richard Fording received the Herbert Simon Book Award from the Public Administration Section of the American Political Science Association. The award, which was presented at the APSA’s annual meeting on September 5th in San Francisco, is given for “significant contributions to public administration scholarship.” Books with publication dates of