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Dr. Sungho Park, et al., “Fiscal Effects of Interlocal Collaboration: Evidence from Nebraska Counties” Journal Article

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

Dr. Richard Fording “The Effect of State Gun Laws on Youth Suicide by Firearm: 1981-2017” Journal Article

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

Dr. Holger Albrecht “Role Model or Role Expansion? Popular Perception of the Military in Tunisia” Journal Article

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

Dr. Richard Fording “Racial Liberalism Resurgent: Connecting Multi-Racial Protests and Electoral Politics Today” Journal Article

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

UA Mock Trial Team Hears Good News

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