We can Trust the Election Process Article written for al.com by Dr. Joseph Smith, October 8, 2020.
UA’s Vote Everywhere Chapter wins Chapter of the Year Award! Congratulations! Full Article HERE
UA Political Science Professor Richard Fording to present at “What Would John Lewis Do? VOTE!” Sponsored by the UA Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, this teach-in will cover: Evolution of the Vote in America Understanding the Electoral College Media and the election This will be an online event from 6:00-8:00 PM on Monday, Oct.
Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day. Join UA’s virtual Get Out the Vote meeting! https://news.ua.edu/2020/09/groups-across-campus-come-together-to-get-out-the-vote/
The Political Science Department is proud to announce that Allen Rotter has defended his dissertation titled “International Security and the Space Domain: Applying Traditional Theories of International Relations to the Astropolitical Environment” on August 25th, 2020. Allen is an International Relations major with a minor in Political Theory. His dissertation committee is chaired by Dr.
Revolutionary Mass Uprisings in Authoritarian Regimes Dr. Holger Albrecht (University of Alabama) and Dr. Kevin Koehler Journal Article in International Area Studies Review, 23(3): 135-159, (2020) Abstract: This article explores the conditions under which revolutionary mass uprisings are likely to occur. We offer a probabilistic explanation of the social and political conditions that make people
Diversionary Peace: International Peacekeeping and Domestic Civil-Military Relations Dr. Holger Albrecht (University of Alabama) Journal Article in International Peacekeeping, 27(4): 586-616, (2020) Abstract: What is the impact of international peacekeeping missions for civil-military relations at home? This article unpacks the conditions that produce positive effects of peacekeeping participation on the domestic politics of an authoritarian
The Effect of Women’s Descriptive Representation on Premature Mortality Dr. Dana Patton (The University of Alabama) and Dr. Richard Fording (The University of Alabama) Journal Article in Social Forces, April 13, 2020 Abstract: Although many studies have found that women legislators pursue policies important to women, we know relatively little concerning the effect of women’s descriptive
Reimagining US Engagement with a Turbulent Middle East Dr. Waleed Hazbun (University of Alabama) Journal Article in Middle East Report, No. 294 (Spring 2020)
Interlocal Collaboration and Local Fiscal Structure: Do State Incentives Matter? Dr. Sungho Park (The University of Alabama) Journal Article in Public Budgeting and Finance, March 25, 2020 Abstract: Interlocal collaboration is considered an important tool for cost‐saving. States, therefore, have incentivized interlocal collaboration in different ways. To understand the budgetary consequences of interlocal collaboration and state