Congratulations to Political Science PhD student Cameryn Blackmore, who was named a 2017-2018 APSA Minority Fellow. You can read more about this here.
The Department of Political Science would like to congratulate Dr. Brandon Davis for successfully defending his dissertation!
Dr. Yanna Krupnikov will be visiting the University of Alabama Political Science Department on Friday, January 27th to give a talk entitled “Does Ambiguous Rhetoric Benefit All Candidates?” from 12-1 pm in ten Hoor 346. You can read more about Dr. Krupnikov here.
Dr. Richard Fording recently had a piece published in The Washington Post entitled “Five Myths About Senator Jeff Sessions.”
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
Dr. George Hawley recently had an op-ed piece published in The New York Times.
Recently, Dr. Joseph Smith, Dr. Allen Linken, and Dr. Stephen Borrelli were interviewed by The Tuscaloosa News for their 36th Annual Educated Guesses column regarding probable changes after the election of Donald Trump. You can read the article here.
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
This Friday we will host our first visiting speaker for our speaker colloquium. Jesse Meriam is assistant professor of political science at Loyola University. He earned his J.D. at The George Washington University Law School and his Ph.D at Johns Hopkins University. He will give a talk titled, “The Death of the Conservative Legal Movement.”
Professors Linken and Smith of the Department of Political Science discussed constitutional issues related to the presidential election with Jordan, LaPorta, News Editor for the Crimson White. You can listen to the podcast here.