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Three faculty members in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration received organization-wide awards from the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration.

Ten senior faculty members from the Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC) came to UAB for an intensive three-week training program centered around building leadership skills in the public sector.

Dr. Angela Lewis, professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration (formerly Government) and director of the Political Science Program, has agreed to serve as interim chair of the department.

Wendy Gunther-Canada, Ph.D. and Erika Hille Rinker, Ph.D. were named as this year’s recipients of the Provost’s Awards for Faculty Excellence. Yogesh Vohra, Ph.D. was named as the recipient of the Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award.
Robert Blanton, a professor in the Department of Government, helps students understand human trafficking as a global problem perpetuated by numerous complex factors.
In a new book, government professor Akhlaque Haque, Ph.D., explains how Big Data, social media and other digital innovations can create more responsive, responsible public administration.
In Department of Government Professor Dr. Akhlaque Haque's new book “Surveillance, Transparency, & Democracy: Public Administration in the Information Age,” he explores how information technology can influence decision making by public policy leaders.
A group of women at UAB is paying it forward with the creation of a state network committed to developing and advancing women leaders in higher education.
October 25, 2013

Lewis Featured in New Video

The 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.
UAB'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.
Students and faculty members of the Department of Government celebrated some big milestones at UAB's 2013 Spring Commencement.
April 24, 2013

UAB Votes

Students and faculty in UAB Department of Government played a large role in last year's UAB Votes initiative.
When it comes to being conservative, black people have been mislabeled, according to a new book by UAB professor Angela Lewis.
Sometimes a simple picture can say more than mountains of data — especially if that picture is created from the data itself. Akhlaque Haque, PhD, an associate professor of government at UAB and an expert in the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, learned this lesson in Cleveland.