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The 2015 Julian J. Rothbaum Distinguished Lecture in Representative Government will be delivered by Keith E. Whittington, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics at Princeton University. The event will include presentations by Whittington on October 20, 21, and 22. Learn more

Interested in politics? Apply for the Carl Albert Center's the Capitol Scholars Program. Approximately 15 OU undergraduate students will be placed in politics- and/or policy-related internships in and around the Oklahoma Legislature. The internship experience will be enriched through weekly seminars and briefings with state leaders. Learn more.

The Carl Albert Center is currectly accepting applications for our Graduate Fellowship. This prestigious doctoral fellowship program in American government offers a generous financial package and close interaction with faculty. Learn More

The Carl Albert Center accepts applications on a rolling basis for its Visiting Scholars Research Grant Program. The grant provides funding for on-site research in the Congressional Collections to support the creation of monographs, journal articles, books, theses, and dissertations. Learn More

Throughout 2015 and 2016, the Oklahoma Humanities Council funded exhibit WATER: Congressional Representation to Protect a Precious Resource, will travel to locations around Oklahoma. The exhibit is currently at the East Central UniversityLearn More!

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The Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center is a unique and nonpartisan institution that strengthens representative democracy through scholarship, learning, and service.  Established in 1979 by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma, the center is a living tribute to the ideals, leadership, and accomplishments of the Honorable Carl Albert, native Oklahoman, University of Oklahoma alumnus, Rhodes Scholar, 46th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.  

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