The New Leader of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at UAB

Angela K. Lewis, professor of political science at the University of Alabama Birmingham, has been selected to serve as interim chair of the department of political science and public administration at the university. Dr. Lewis joined the faculty at the University of Alabama Birmingham in 2003.

Dr. Lewis is the author of Conservatism in the Black Community: To the Right and Misunderstood (Routledge, 2012). She is the chair of the Committee on the Status of African Americans in the South of the Southern Political Science Association.

A native of Birmingham, professor Lewis is a graduate of the University of Alabama, where she majored in political science with a concentration in regional and urban planning. She holds a master of public administration degree and a Ph.D. in political science/urban and regional planning from the University of Tennessee.

Related Articles


Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Tuskegee University Flight School Receives $6.7 Million in Federal Funding

With a $6.7 million investment from the federal government, Tuskegee University will launch a new bachelor's degree in aviation science. The program will teach students about aviation science and technology and provide them with flight school training.

Three African Americans Appointed to University Faculty Positions

The faculty appointments are Dexter Blackman at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Stephanie Henderson at Alcorn State University in Mississippi, and Yolanda Pierce at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

Virginia State University Approved to Launch Master’s Degree in Data Analytics

The master's degree in data analytics will prepare students to use data to make strategic technology and business decisions. The new degree program will be the 14th established master's degree at Virginia State University.

Samuel Frimpong Honored for Outstanding Contributions to Mineral Industry Education

Dr. Frimpong was honored by the Society of Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration with the 2024 Mineral Industry Education Award. He currently serves as a professor of mineral engineering, the Robert H. Quenon Endowed Chair, and vice provost for graduate education at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Featured Jobs