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December 10, 2013

UM assistant professor receives fellowship to study conspiracy theorizing

Alexander Beringer, University of Montevallo assistant professor of English, has received a fellowship to serve as a visiting scholar for the Conspiracy and Democracy project at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom in 2014.

The goal of this five-year research project, funded by the Leverhulme Trust, is to explore the pervasiveness of conspiracy theories in modern societies and the factors that promulgate them. It is not designed to debunk particular theories but to provide a “natural history” of conspiracy theorizing. By combining the perspectives, investigative methods and insights of historians, political theorists, network engineers and other disciplines, it is hoped that a deeper and richer understanding of this phenomenon will be reached.

While in the UK, Beringer will participate in seminars with other scholars, give public lectures about his research and work on his book project, titled “The Pleasures of Conspiracy in American Literature and Culture 1865-1910.”

Press ReleasesDecember 4, 2018

President of Alabama Power Foundation to deliver commencement address

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More Montevallo StoriesNovember 7, 2018

Education professor earns national recognition

Jennifer Alexiou-Ray, associate professor in the College of Education at the University of Montevallo, was recently awarded the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Making It Happen Award at the annual Alabama Leaders in Educational Technology (ALET) conference. Alexiou-Ray now joins the ranks of the only 600 educators from across the world to have received this award since its inception in 1995.    The ISTE Making It Happen Award honors […]

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Press ReleasesOctober 30, 2018

Meadows receives Mary Lou Elder Williams Alumnus Loyalty Award

The University of Montevallo honored deserving UM staff, faculty and alumni during the celebration of the University’s 122nd Founders’ Day on Oct. 11. Mike Meadows ’79 was named the recipient of the 2018 Mary Lou Elder Williams Alumnus Loyalty Award. Each year, this distinguished honor is bestowed to a UM alumnus who has demonstrated loyalty […]

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