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

George Hawley on Trump and the Republican Party

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 Senior Rachael Nowack Receives Randall Research Award

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

George Hawley Publishes New Book on the American Conservative Movement

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

Political Science Professor Discusses the Impact of Sexism on Hillary Clinton’s Prospects in Washington Post Column

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