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

Education

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

  • MA, Political Science and Government, General University of Connecticut, 2003

  • BA, Political Science and Government, General 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

  • 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

  • Augusta University Pamplin Nomination for Regents Program Award, Model United Nations, 2018. 2018

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • SECR 6913

    Critical Security Studies
  • SECR 6916

    Causes and Prevention of War
  • POLS 1101

    Intro to American Govt
  • POLS 3702

    American Political Thought
  • SECR 6911

    Intro to Security Studies

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
  • Program Review 2017 - 2018

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

    Role: Other
  • Curriculum Mapping 2017 - 2018

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Academic Policies Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Integrated Studies Advisory Board 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pamplin Academic Policies 2016 - Present

    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

  • AU Honors Program Committee 2016 - Present

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

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

    Role: Program Coordinator
  • College of Education P&T Committee, Department of Teaching and Leading 2017 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • Georgia Regents University Governor’s Teaching Fellowship Committee 2015 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Journal of Political Science Education 2018 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Georgia Political Science Association 2017 - Present

    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
  • 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

  • 2018 - Present

  • Immaculate Conception Catholic School Development Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Immaculate Conception Catholic School Advisory Council Parish Life Coordinator 2015 - Present

    Role: Other