Craig Albert

Director

Craig Albert

Director

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

The Graduate School

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Political Science

Education

  • Ph.D., Political Science and Governme University of Connecticut, 2009

  • MA, Political Science and Governme University of Connecticut, 2003

  • BA, Political Science and Governme Augusta State University, 2001

Certifications

  • Advanced Placemment Rater/Reader Educational Testing Services, 2016

  • Armatus Sexual Abuse Risk Management Certification Armatus, 2015

  • Virtus: Protecting God's Children The Roman Catholic Church, 2009

Awards & Honors

  • AU Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award AU, 2020

  • USG Chancellor’s Learning Scholar USG, 2020

  • Order of the Sword and Shield Induction Order of the Sword and Shield, 2020

  • Pamplin Professional Impact Fund Grant Pamplin College, AU, 2020

  • Augusta University Honor’s Program Certificate of Appreciation. 2019. Augusta University Honor's Program, 2019

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • POLS 3702

    American Political Thought
  • SECR 6997

    Capstone
  • SECR 6916

    Causes and Prevention of War
  • INQR 1000

    Fund. of Academic Inquiry: Information Warfare
  • SECR 6809

    Ethnic Conflict
  • POLS 3601

    Modern Pol Thought
  • SECR 6950

    Selected Topics: Foreign Policy Analysis

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Human Security as Biosecurity: Reconceptualizing National Security Threats in the Times of COVID-19., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Remember the Chechens: A Process-Tracing Analysis of the Evolution of Chechen Terrorism, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Tocqueville's Theologico-Political Predicament: Leo Strauss, Religion and Democracy in America, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Learning by Experiencing: Improving Student Learning through a Model United Nations Simulation, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Slaying the Dragon: Junior Model United Nations Curriculum Designing for Middle School Teacher Candidates, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • MAISS Admissions Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • MAISS Curriculum Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Political Science Curriculum Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Acting Chair 2020 - 2021

    Role: Other
  • Program Review 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Integrated Studies Advisory Board 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Academic Policies Committee 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Pamplin Academic Policies 2016 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Pamplin College Marketing and Recruitment Committee 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Peer-to-Peer Summit 2018 - 2018

    Role: Other

University Service

  • Graduate Faculty Council 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Georgia Regents University, Council of Undergraduate Research 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Lead Interviewer for College and University Representative Group for Military and Veteran Services site coordinator hiring position 2020 - 2020

    Role: Other
  • AU Honors Program Committee 2016 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Director, Georgia Regents University, Model United Nations Program 2011 - 2018

    Role: Program Coordinator

Professional Service

  • Journal of Political Science Education 2018 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Southern Political Science Association's Marian Irish Award for the Best Paper on Women and Politics Committee 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Georgia Political Science Association 2017 - 2019

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Southern Political Science Association - 2019

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Georgia Political Science Association Board of Directors 2015 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Church of the Most Holy Trinity 2018 - Present

  • Church of the Most Holy Trinity 2018 - Present

  • Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church 2018 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Knights of Columbus 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Knights of Columbus, 2015 - Present

    Role: Other