Recent Publications

Dr. Holger Albrecht “Revolutionary Mass Uprisings in Authoritarian Regimes” Journal Article

Revolutionary Mass Uprisings in Authoritarian Regimes Dr. Holger Albrecht (University of Alabama) and Dr. Kevin Koehler Journal Article in International Area Studies Review, 23(3): 135-159, (2020) Abstract: This article explores the conditions under which revolutionary mass uprisings are likely to occur. We offer a probabilistic explanation of the social and political conditions that make people

Dr. Holger Albrecht “Diversionary Peace: International Peacekeeping and Domestic Civil-Military Relations” Journal Article

Diversionary Peace: International Peacekeeping and Domestic Civil-Military Relations Dr. Holger Albrecht (University of Alabama) Journal Article in International Peacekeeping, 27(4): 586-616, (2020) Abstract: What is the impact of international peacekeeping missions for civil-military relations at home? This article unpacks the conditions that produce positive effects of peacekeeping participation on the domestic politics of an authoritarian

Dr. Dana Patton and Dr. Richard Fording “The Effect of Women’s Descriptive Representation on Premature Mortality” Journal Article

The Effect of Women’s Descriptive Representation on Premature Mortality Dr. Dana Patton (The University of Alabama) and Dr. Richard Fording (The University of Alabama) Journal Article in Social Forces, April 13, 2020 Abstract: Although many studies have found that women legislators pursue policies important to women, we know relatively little concerning the effect of women’s descriptive

Dr. Sungho Park, et al., ” Interlocal Collaboration and Local Fiscal Structure: Do State Incentives Matter?” Journal Article

 Interlocal Collaboration and Local Fiscal Structure: Do State Incentives Matter? Dr. Sungho Park (The University of Alabama) Journal Article in Public Budgeting and Finance, March 25, 2020 Abstract: Interlocal collaboration is considered an important tool for cost‐saving. States, therefore, have incentivized interlocal collaboration in different ways. To understand the budgetary consequences of interlocal collaboration and state

Dr. Sungho Park, et al., “Government Financial Management and the Coronavirus Pandemic: A Comparative Look at South Korea and the United States” Journal Article

Government Financial Management and the Coronavirus Pandemic: A Comparative Look at South Korea and the United States Dr. Sungho Park (The University of Alabama) Journal Article in The American Review of Public Administration, July 15, 2020 Abstract: The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is an infectious respiratory illness afflicting people to a degree not seen since the

Dr. Hyunjung Ji ” How do external conditions affect the design of local governments’ sustainability strategies?” Journal Article

How do external conditions affect the design of local governments’ sustainability strategies? Dr. Hyunjung Ji (The University of Alabama) and Dr. Nicole Darnall (Arizona State University) Journal Article in Regulation & Governance, July 20, 2020 Abstract: Local governments nationwide have been adopting a variety of sustainability practices in the absence of strong federal guidance. The

Dr. Richard Fording “A Multilevel Analysis of Hate Crime Commission Using NCVS and UCR Data”

A Multilevel Analysis of Hate Crime Commission Using NCVS and UCR Data Dr. Richard Fording (Principal Investigator), University of Alabama Dr. Matt Nobles (Co-PI), University of Central Florida Research Grant from the Russell Sage Foundation (2019-2020) Abstract: In this project, we will conduct a series of analyses to better understand the community-level factors contributing to

Dr. Elif Kalaycioglu “Aesthetic Elisions: The Ruins of Palmyra and the ‘Good Life’ of Liberal Multiculturalism,” Journal Article

Aesthetic Elisions: The Ruins of Palmyra and the ‘Good Life’ of Liberal Multiculturalism Dr. Elif Kalaycioglu (The University of Alabama) Journal Article in International Political Sociology, February 27, 2020 Abstract: Palmyra’s capture and destruction by ISIS resonated widely with an international audience. Drawing on Lefebvre’s theory of the production of space and affect theory’s key insights

Dr. Elif Kalaycioglu, “Governing Culture ‘Credibly’ : Contestation in the World Heritage Regime”

Governing Culture ‘Credibly’: Contestation in the World Heritage Regime Dr. Elif Kalaycioglu (The University of Alabama) Contribution in A. Phillips & C. Reus Smit, Culture and Order in World Politics, December 2019 Summary: UNESCO’s world heritage regime was founded in 1972 to identify and protect cultural and natural sites of ‘outstanding universal value,’ which constitute