Zac McCrary Will Be Visiting the Political Science Department

On Wednesday, January 25th, Zac McCrary will be visiting the University of Alabama Political Science department to speak with our faculty and students. He will be speaking at the following times: From 4:00-4:45 pm in ten Hoor 347 he have an informal question and answer session on “Careers in Political Consulting/Campaigns.” and From 5:00-6:30 pm […]

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Professor George Hawley Named Departmental Election Champion

The Political Science Department recently held an election forcasting contest for our faculty and graduate students. Dr. George Hawley was the only person to correctly predict that Donald Trump would win the election, even correctly predicting the outcomes of 48 states.  Along with this highly prestigious title, George was recently interviewed by AL.com regarding the […]

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October 15 – Dr. Daniel Gressang (National Security Agency) on careers in national security/intelligence

This THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15th at 3:30 p.m. (ten Hoor 347) Dr. Daniel Gressang will be speaking to students interested in careers in international relations and the U.S. intelligence community. Although I am sure he will take any questions you might have, the purpose of his visit is to help our students understand what they can do to be prepared to land […]

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September 2 – How to Win a Fulbright Scholarship and Go Abroad for a Year

How to Win a Fulbright Scholarship and Go Abroad for a Year Date: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Time: 03:30 PM – 04:30 PM Location: 3108 Ferguson Student Center Categories: Campus Life, Capstone International Center UA Student Fulbright Winners will share secrets for a successful Fulbright application.  Everyone is welcome to come and learn about the […]

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UA Faculty Member Receives Best Book Award for Public Administration

University of Alabama Political Science faculty member Richard Fording received the Herbert Simon Book Award from the Public Administration Section of the American Political Science Association. The award, which was presented at the APSA’s annual meeting on September 5th in San Francisco, is given for “significant contributions to public administration scholarship.” Books with publication dates of […]

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Prof. William Jelani Cobb, “The Two Browns: Civil Rights in the Age of Ferguson and Obama”

The Political Science Department is proud to co-sponsor a guest lecture by Dr. William Jelani Cobb, titled “The Two Browns: Civil Rights in the Age of Ferguson and Obama,” which will take place on the evening of Wednesday, April 8, at 6:30 pm in ten Hoor 125. Biography William Jelani Cobb is an Associate Professor […]

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Public Policy in Action Series to Feature Senator Vivian Figures

The MPA program and the Education Policy Center cordially invite you to the second Public Policy in Action speaker event this coming Wednesday, February 25 at 6 p.m. in 111 ten Hoor Hall. The guest will be Alabama State Senator Vivian Figures. Senator Figures made history in 2012 when she was elected by her colleagues […]

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