Recent Publications

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

Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz and Nicholas Kerr, “Dynamics of Democratic Satisfaction in Transitional Settings: Evidence from a Panel Study in Uganda.” Political Research Quarterly

Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz (Michigan State University) and Nicholas Kerr (University of Alabama) Political Research Quarterly (Published online June 16, 2015) Abstract How do campaigns and elections affect evaluations of democracy in transitional settings? Little research has been conducted on this topic in transitional settings, where citizens’ evaluations of regime performance might be especially fluid and where popular dissatisfaction

James G. Caillier, “Transformational Leadership and Whistle-Blowing Attitudes: Is This Relationship Mediated by Organizational Commitment and Public Service Motivation?” American Review of Public Administration

James Gerard Caillier The American Review of Public Administration, July 2015; vol. 45, 4: pp. 458–475 Abstract Although transformational leadership and whistle-blowing have been extensively examined, only one article was found to explore the relationship between these factors. This is despite research suggesting a connection between leadership practices and whistle-blowing attitudes. This article built on

Nichole M. Bauer, “Who stereotypes female candidates? Identifying individual differences in feminine stereotype reliance.” Journal Article

Politics, Groups, and Identities Volume 3, Issue 1, 2015 Abstract Increasing numbers of women are running for political office at the local, state, and national levels. Existing research offers unclear conclusions about whether feminine stereotypes are an electoral constraint for female candidates. An underlying assumption in this scholarship is that all types of individuals rely