Alan Elrod, is the co-founder, along with the inaugural board, of the Pulaski Institution. Raised in Searcy, Arkansas, he received his undergraduate degree in history at Harding University and his master’s at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Alan is a former faculty member at The Arkansas Governor’s School and currently teaches courses in political science and history at Arkansas State University-Beebe. He is interested in economic institutions, their social and cultural roles, and understanding the dynamics of modern national identity and nationalism. The Pulaski Institution is the fruit of his passion for the flourishing of all places and people and his abiding hope in the promise of a better tomorrow.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders is almost certainly going to be the next governor of Arkansas. Yet her bid for office has been marked almost entirely by appeals to issues of primarily national concern. Arkansas is often difficult to locate among her talking points. Immigration and national identity, on the other hand, turn up in nearly every […]