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Congratulations POLS Faculty!

Dr. Brent Sasley was recently selected, out of a competitive pool, as a Good Authority Fellow for the Good Authority organization. His 12-month fellowship is from March 2024 to February 2025. You can read more about the fellowship and contributors here.

Dr. Bai Linh Hoang coauthored an article with Dr. Daniel Sledge on the use of ethnicity and opioids. The article "Racial/ethnic representation in opioid use disorder-related clinical trials" was published in the Journal of Substance Use and Addiction Treatment and can be found here.

Dr. Mark Hand recently co-authored an article in the Policy Studies Journal about "The Role of Policy Narrators During Crisis: A Micro-Level Analysis of the Sourcing, Synthesizing, and Sharing of Policy Narratives in Rural Texas." Read it here!

Dr. Gabriela Okundaye just published a new article, "Premigratory Experiences with Civil War Violence and Social Trust," in Social Science Quarterly. Check it out here!

Dr. Christopher Chambers-Ju received a research award 🏆 from the COLA Faculty Research Endowment in Fall 2023 for his project, “Gender and Labor: Women Leaders of Teachers’ Unions in Latin America.”

Dr. Canelo received an APSA award 🏆 that allows her and coauthor, Dr. Melissa Baker from UT El Paso, to continue their work evaluating public opinion consequences of judicial misconduct, specifically whether the public perceives judges accused of discriminatory misconduct as a threat to rights.

Why study political science at UTA?

POLS students learn practical skills and develop real-world knowledge, preparing them to thrive in a variety of environments. Our professors are invested in the success our students, and are committed to helping them in their journey towards impacting the world. Study political science to pursue your passion.