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Carl Albert Center

The Carl Albert Graduate Fellowship is a rigorous and individualized program of study leading to a Ph.D. in political science. Fellows receive significant financial support while studying fundamental issues in representative government in America including the study of institutions, processes, and public policy. Applications are due Feb. 1, 2020. Learn More

Do you need to register to vote or general information about voting? Check out the Oklahoma Votes resources page to find where we'll be tabling around campus and other helpful information about voting. Learn More

The Carl Albert Center Congressional and Political Collections is open to visitors Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. However, researchers must schedule an appointment in advance to view materials from the collections. Schedule Appointment

The Carl Albert Center offers a variety of programs for undergraduate and graduate students to enhance their academic experience and engage the university, local and state communities. 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

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PLEASE NOTE: The Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center will be closed to the public until further notice.

Requests for archival materials can be submitted on our website or to cacarchives@ou.edu.

General questions can be sent to carlalbertcenter@ou.edu.

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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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