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
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
Framework for a Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Large-Scale Food Processing Plant in a Small Rural Community Dr. Sungho Park (University of Alabama) Abstract: Over the last several years, locating a large-scale food processing plant in a small rural community has attracted attention as a policy tool for local economic development. It is unclear, however, that
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Heterogeneity in Individuals’ Preventive Behaviors during COVID-19: Health Risk, Economic Insecurity, and Slanted Information Dr. Hyunjung Ji (University of Alabama), Su Hyun Shin, and HanNa Lim Journal Article in Social Science & Medicine, April 17, 2021 Abstract: The present study examines whether people respond heterogeneously to statewide social distancing mandates as a function of factors that
Fiscal Effects of Interlocal Collaboration: Evidence from Nebraska Counties Dr. Sungho Park (University of Alabama) Journal Article in Local Government Studies, April 21, 2021 Abstract: The fiscal effects of interlocal collaboration, a growing method of service delivery, remain inconclusive. We analysed the revenue and expenditure effects of collaboration arrangements as a whole and in six service
The Effect of State Gun Laws on Youth Suicide by Firearm: 1981-2017 Dr. Richard Fording (University of Alabama) and Jack Kappelman (University of Alabama) Journal Article in Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, Volume 51, Issue 2, pp. 368-377, April 20, 2021 Abstract: Background Many studies have found that state gun laws that regulate the purchase and possession
Role Model or Role Expansion? Popular Perception of the Military in Tunisia Dr. Holger Albrecht (University of Alabama), Michael Bufano (University of Alabama), and Kevin Koehler Journal Article in Political Research Quarterly, March 25, 2021 Abstract: This article introduces a theory on military role expansion in emerging democracies and poses a broad question: who wants the
Racial Liberalism Resurgent: Connecting Multi-Racial Protests and Electoral Politics Today Dr. Richard Fording (University of Alabama) and Sanford F. Schram Journal Article in The Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics, December 14, 2020 Abstract: In this paper, we consider the changing nature of today’s protest–election connection by looking back to the Blue Wave of the 2018
Congratulations to our newest PhD graduate, Dr. Cameryn Blackmore! Dr. Blackmore defended her dissertation, REPRESENTING BLACK EXCELLENCE: AN EXAMINATION OF THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN JUDICIAL OVERSIGHT AND REPRESENTATION ON PUBLIC EDUCATION IN ALABAMA.