Recent Publications

Dr. Sungho Park, “The (D)Evolution of TIF Use: Redevelopment to Land Development in Nebraska.” Book Excerpt

The (D)Evolution of TIF Use: Redevelopment to Land Development in Nebraska Dr. Sungho Park (The University of Alabama) In Johnson, C. L. and Kriz, K. (Ed). Tax Increment Financing and Economic Development: Uses, Structures, and Impact. Albany, NY: SUNY Press (July 1, 2019) Abstract: While tax incremental financing (TIF) is one of the more commonly

Dr. Holger Albrecht, “Military Insubordination in Popular Mass Uprisings.” Journal Article

Military Insubordination in Popular Mass Uprising Dr. Holger Albrecht (The University of Alabama) Political Science Quarterly (Vol. 134(2): 303-328) Abstract: Holger Albrecht explores the effects of popular mass uprisings on civil-military relations in authoritarian regimes. Drawing on cases from the Arab Spring, he examines different types of military insubordination and the conditions catalyzing military coups,

Dr. Waleed Hazbun, “American Interventionism and the Geopolitical Roots of Yemen’s Catastrophe.” Journal Article

American Interventionism and the Geopolitical Roots of Yemen’s Catastrophe Dr. Waleed Hazbun (The University of Alabama) Middle East Report: No. 289 (Winter 2018): 32-37 Abstract The region’s current pattern of violence is rooted in the repeated US efforts to re-make the region to its advantage through the use of coercive force since 2001. Washington’s interventions

Dr. Waleed Hazbun, “In America’s Wake: Turbulence and Insecurity in the Middle East” Journal Article

In America’s Wake: Turbulence and Insecurity in the Middle East Dr. Waleed Hazbun (University of Alabama) POMEPS Studies 34: Shifting Global Politics and the Middle East (edited by Marc Lynch and Amaney Jamal (Washington DC: Project on Middle East Political Science, 2019); Contribution to edited volume March 19, 2019. Abstract Since the Arab Uprisings, Middle

Dr. David H. Bearce and Dr. Seungbin Park, “Why Remittances are a Political Blessing and Not a Curse.” Journal Article

Seungbin Park (University of Alabama), David H. Bearce (University of Colorado – Boulder) Studies in Comparative International Development Abstract This paper reconsiders the proposition that remittances act as a political curse by reducing the poor’s demand for economic redistribution. With a newer democratization model focused on the demand for income protection from the rising groups