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.
Professor George Hawley quoted in New York Times article on the future of polarization in the US political system March 24, 2021 Click the link above to view the full article
UA Mock Trial Team Hears Good News Members of the UA Mock trial team learned they had advanced to the National Opening Round Championship Series. UA’s ‘A’ team compiled a 6-2 record of judges’ decisions after facing teams from UT-Austin, MIT, Samford and UCLA. UA’s ‘B’ team also qualified for the National Opening Round Championship
Political Science Graduate Dr. Kathryn Robison published a chapter in Commercial and Military Uses of Outer Space March 3rd, 2021 Click the link above to read the full article.
Political Science Undergraduate Graham Baker assesses democratic backsliding and alternative sources of information in India, Poland, and Brazil March 2, 2021 Click the link above to read the full article.
Political Science Undergraduate Micah Presley explores personalization of power and democratic backsliding in Brazil February 18, 2021 Click the link above to read the full article.
What Just Happened? Insurrection, Impeachment, Inauguration January 25, 2021 The UA Political Science department hosted a webinar discussing the political events following the 2020 election. Click the link above to view the full recording of the webinar.
Touring Exotic Lands Waleed Hazbun (University of Alabama) Global Middle East: Into the Twenty-First Century, edited by by Asef Bayat and Linda Herrera (University of California Press, 2021), pp. 225-239. Abstract: The Middle East and North Africa has long attracted global visitors to its pilgrimage locations, sunny beaches, ancient ruins, and cultural heritage sites. More
Professor Hawley Discusses Right-Wing Extremism and the Capitol Insurrection on the Science of Politics Podcast Click the link above to read the full article.
Political Science Will Discuss the Events of January 2021 What Just Happened? Insurrection, Impeachment, Inauguration (PDF) Click the link above for more information on this event.