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Dr. Richard Fording “Hard White: The Mainstreaming of Racism in American Politics”

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

UA Political Science Professor Richard Fording to present at “What Would John Lewis Do? VOTE!”

UA Political Science Professor Richard Fording to present at “What Would John Lewis Do? VOTE!” Sponsored by the UA Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, this teach-in will cover: Evolution of the Vote in America Understanding the Electoral College Media and the election   This will be an online event from 6:00-8:00 PM on Monday, Oct.

National Voter Registration Day

Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day. Join UA’s virtual Get Out the Vote meeting! https://news.ua.edu/2020/09/groups-across-campus-come-together-to-get-out-the-vote/

Congratulations to Dr. Allen Rotter!

The Political Science Department is proud to announce that Allen Rotter has defended his dissertation titled “International Security and the Space Domain: Applying Traditional Theories of International Relations to the Astropolitical Environment” on August 25th, 2020. Allen is an International Relations major with a minor in Political Theory. His dissertation committee is chaired by Dr.