PSC Wants To Congratulate Brandon Davis

Political Science would like to share some good Job market news with you! Former graduate student Brandon Davis (American Politics/Public Policy and Administration) has accepted a tenure-track job at the University of Kansas in the School of Public Affairs and Administration (, starting August 2019. Brandon defended his dissertation during the summer of 2017 and

Political Science Departmental Scholarships

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 NOTE THAT EACH SCHOLARSHIP HAS SPECIFIC UNIQUE REQUIREMENTS AND IS ONLY

Congratulations to UA PhD Student Kathryn Robison

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!

Political Science T-Shirts

The PSGSA is now selling Political Science t-shirts! Please follow the link to purchase your shirt today! Dept. of Political Science T-Shirt

University of Alabama Experts Predict Changes Under Trump

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.

UA’s Mock Trial Team Wins At Mid-South Invitational

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