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

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

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

  • Pamplin Professional Impact Fund Grant, Winter 2018, Approximately $800.00. 2019

  • Pamplin Professional Impact Fund Grant, Fall 2018, Approximately $300.00 (with department contribution). 2018

  • Certificate of Appreciation for Thesis Advising Augusta University Honor's Program, 2018

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • SECR 6997

    Capstone
  • SECR 6950

    Selected Topics: Foreign Policy Analysis
  • SECR 6916

    Causes and Prevention of War
  • INQR 1000

    Fund. of Academic Inquiry
  • POLS 4950

    Pol. Science Selected Topics: War Theory
  • SECR 6999

    Thesis II
  • POLS 3501

    Ancient Political Thought
  • SECR 6809

    Ethnic Conflict
  • HONR 4000H

    Honors Thesis
  • SECR 6911

    Intro to Security Studies
  • SECR 6998

    Thesis I

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • 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
  • "Flipping Out: Understanding the Effects of a General Education Flipped Classroom on Student Success"., 2018
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • No Place to Call Home: The Iraqi Kurds under the Ba’ath, Saddam Hussein, and ISIS, 2017
    Law Review

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
  • Program Review 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Acting Chair of DSS 2018 - 2018

    Role: Other

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
  • AU Honors Program Committee 2016 - 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
  • 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