- Stefan Martinez-Ruiz Named APSA MFP FellowStefan Martinez-Ruiz has been named a 2017-2018 American Political Science Association Minority Fellowship Program Fellow. A dual B.A./M.A. student in Political Science at Georgia State University, Martinez-Ruiz earned a B.A. in political science, cum laude, in August 2016, and plans to complete his M.A. in political science in May 2017. His research focus is comparative… more »News
- Go Back to Basics in the Middle East “It’s extraordinary how unraveled our relationships have become in the broader Middle East. Go back to basics,” said U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker in a student-faculty dialogue with Political Science Senior Lecturer Chris Brown on Nov. 29 at Georgia State University. Chair of Political Science Carrie Manning introduced Ambassador Crocker before the program that… more »News
- Confidence Prevails in Georgia’s Voting System All five panelists at the recent Election Integrity panel have confidence in Georgia’s voting system. A public bipartisan panel addressed Are Our Elections Safe? in Langdale Hall in the Political Science Department at Georgia State University on Oct. 25. “Election fraud occurs very rarely in the U.S.,” said Dr. Carrie Manning, chair of Georgia State Political Science, who moderated the… more »News
- TPP Faces a Perfect Storm of Challenges The first quarter of 2017 promises to be critical for the TPP. GSU Associate Professor of Political Science Charles Hankla has been following the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) closely. His examination of the issues impacting this landmark agreement have been featured in the news three times in the past two months. Read and listen to… more »News
- Everything Election 2016Political Science professors and students speak out about the 2016 election in this collection of videos, events and expert analysis. #GSUVote The College of Arts and Science recently spoke with three representatives from the GSU Political Science Department on the importance of voting. Watch Ph.D. student Michael Shea, Assistant Professor Lakeyta Bonnette and undergraduate Joseph… more »News
- Political Science: Major in a MinuteAre you interested in the pressing issues that touch the lives of people both around the corner and around the globe? Issues like: Why do nations go to war? How do we define citizenship? Who makes the rules that govern our lives? How do separate, sovereign nations address common global problems? How do we create… more »News
- Student Debate Pizza Party a Success! Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump squared off for the second of three presidential debates Sunday night, October 9, and Georgia State was there — sort of. More than 70 students participated in a Debate Pizza Party sponsored by the Department of Political Science at the Georgia State Commons. Moderating the event, Political Science Professor… more »News
- The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Reflections on Unrest in China“The more things change, the more they stay the same,” says Dr. Andrew Wedeman in a recent Bloomberg article on “Why China’s Experiment in Direct Democracy is Flawed.” Currently Wedeman is serving as a fellow with the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars Kissinger Institute for China and the United States for the 2016-2017… more »News
Dr. Sarah Gershon uses facial recognition software to study emotions toward 2016 presidential candidates.
K-12 social studies educators can earn an M.A. in Political Science online in just 15 months.