Lewis Featured in New Video

lewis thumbnailThe Department's Angela Lewis recently sat down to discuss her recent book, Conservatism in the Black Community: To the Right and Misunderstood, which attempts to unravel the the political phenomenon of conservatism in Black communities.

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Gunther-Canada Honored by National Alumni Society

gunthercanada thumbnailUAB's National Alumni Society (NAS) honored five people, including the Department of Government's Wendy Gunther Canada, at the 13th annual Alumni Leadership Recognition Awards Luncheon.

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Corbetta Named New Director of International Studies Program

Renato Corbetta, Renato Corbetta, associate professor of government in the University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the new director of the International Studies program. The program, which offers a major and a minor, promotes an appreciation of the different values and structures of the world’s diverse societies.

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Meet Our New Faculty: Dr. Erin L. Borry

ErinBorry iconDr. Borry received her PhD from the University of Kansas in May 2013. Her dissertation was entitled "Rule Bending and Red Tape: Organizational and Individual Influences and the Effect of Ethical Climate," which looked at the role of bureaucratic structure, employee minority status, and organizational ethical climate on employee willingness to bend rules and perceptions of red tape.

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Lewis Pens Book on Conservatism and African Americans

Angela Lewis. When it comes to being conservative, black people have been mislabeled, according to a new book by a University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) professor.

"There is this overarching belief that African Americans are extremely liberal and support liberal ideas like unlimited welfare assistance and an open lifestyle," said Angela Lewis, Ph.D., associate professor of government. "This characterization of black people is incorrect."

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