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Tuscaloosa Takes on the World

Click here to see the official Flyer “Where No Counsel Is, the People Fall” Expert Authority, Disinformation, and Popular Resentment Guest Speakers: Elif Kalaycioglu and AJ Bauer Tuesday, November2, 2021 5:30-7:00 pm at the Monarch Espresso Bar 714 22nd St.

Dr. Holger Albrecht, Kevin Koehler, and Austin Schutz “Coup Agency and Prospects for Democracy” Journal Article

Coup Agency and Prospects for Democracy Dr. Holger Albrecht (University of Alabama), Kevin Koehler, and Austin Schutz (University of Alabama) Journal Article in International Studies Quarterly, October 7, 2021 Abstract: This research note introduces new global data on military coups. Conventional aggregate data so far has conflated two distinct types of coups. Military interventions by leading

Tuscaloosa Takes on the World

5:30-7:00 pm on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at Monarch Espresso Bar, and will discuss America’s Global Role after Afghanistan. Alabama Public Radio host Pat Duggins will moderate.

Dr. Holger Albrecht, et al., “Popular Support for Military Intervention and Anti-Establishment Alternatives in Tunisia: Appraising Outsider Eclecticism” Journal Article

Popular Support for Military Intervention and Anti-Establishment Alternatives in Tunisia: Appraising Outsider Eclecticism Dr. Holger Albrecht (University of Alabama) Journal Article in Mediterranean Politics, September 2, 2021 Abstract: Popular attitudes in support of authoritarian alternatives and weak party systems constitute important threats to democratic consolidation and the stability of new democracies. This article explores popular alienation from

Dr. Richard Fording “The Color of Corrections: Racial Politics and Prison Privatization” Journal Article

The Color of Corrections: Racial Politics and Prison Privatization Dr. Richard Fording (University of Alabama) and Adam M. Butz Journal Article in Social Policy and Administration, August 25, 2021 Abstract: Privatizing the administration of American prisons represents a popular tool of correctional governance. In turn, policy and public administration researchers are routinely studying the consequences

Dr. Hyunjung Ji “Health benefits of local government sustainability efforts: A social cognitive perspective” Journal Article

Health benefits of local government sustainability efforts: A social cognitive perspective Dr. Hyunjung Ji (University of Alabama), and Dr. Su Shin (University of Utah) Journal Article in Ecological Economics Abstract: Since climate change presents an unprecedented threat to public health, creating environmentally sustainable communities has become an important policy goal. Many local governments have voluntarily implemented

Dr. Waleed Hazbun “Aviation, Hijackings, and the Eclipse of the ‘American Century’ in the Middle East” Contribution to Edited Volume

Aviation, Hijackings, and the Eclipse of the ‘American Century’ in the Middle East Dr. Waleed Hazbun (University of Alabama) Between Catastrophe and Revolution: Essays in Honor of Mike Davis, Daniel Bertrand Monk and Michael Sorkin, eds. New York: Urban Research/OR Books, 2021. pp. 223-247. Abstract: This chapter argues the rise of airplane hijackings in the

Dr. George Hawley “Does the Alt-Right still matter? An examination of Alt-Right influence between 2016 and 2018”, Journal Article

Does the Alt-Right still matter? An examination of Alt-Right influence between 2016 and 2018 Dr. George Hawley (University of Alabama), and Dr. Jack Thompson Journal Article in Nations and Nationalism, July 8, 2021 Abstract: In this paper, we use panel data from the 2016 and 2017 waves of the Voter Study and the 2018 American National Election

Dr. Hyunjung Ji “Health risks of natural hazards and resilience resources: Evidence from a U.S. nationwide longitudinal study”, Journal Article

Health risks of natural hazards and resilience resources: Evidence from a U.S. nationwide longitudinal study Dr. Hyunjung Ji (University of Alabama), and Dr. Su Hyun Shin Journal Article in Social Science & Medicine, June 8, 2021 Abstract: Background Although natural disasters can threaten health and well-being, some people show greater resilience to their effects than others. Identifying