Spillover Effects of Central Cities on Sustainability Efforts in a Metropolitan Area Dr. Hyunjung Ji (University of Alabama) and Mark Patrick Tate (University of Alabama) Journal Article in Policy Sciences Abstract: Metropolitan cities can serve as laboratories of sustainable development by experimenting with innovative sustainability programs while leveraging the advantages of metropolitan areas. With the importance
Hard White: The Mainstreaming of Racism in American Politics Dr. Richard Fording (University of Alabama), and Sanford F. Schram Published 2020, Oxford University Press Abstract: Hard White explains how the mainstreaming of white nationalism occurred, pointing to two major shifts in the movement. First, Barack Obama’s presidential tenure, along with increases in minority representation, fostered
Cultural Diversity and World Politics Dr. Elif Kalaycioglu (University of Alabama) Journal Article in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies, October 27, 2020
A Liberal History of Conservatism Article written for the Washington Examiner by Dr. George Hawley, October 22, 2020.
Battle for the Boomers: Can Biden surf the gravy wave to the White House? Article written for The Spectator by Dr. George Hawley, October 15, 2020.
We can Trust the Election Process Article written for al.com by Dr. Joseph Smith, October 8, 2020.
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
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
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
Reimagining US Engagement with a Turbulent Middle East Dr. Waleed Hazbun (University of Alabama) Journal Article in Middle East Report, No. 294 (Spring 2020)