- 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
- 2016 Zoukis Summer Institute Explores Juvenile and Criminal Justice Reform Centering on the theme of Juvenile and Criminal Justice Reform, the second annual Zoukis Summer Institute held May 31 to June 2 enabled 20 undergraduates to learn more about political science and diverse aspects of criminal justice reform. Held in the CURVE facility in Library South, the event was hosted by the Department of… more »News
- Zoukis Research Collaborative Announces Best Paper Award Winner The Zoukis Research Collaborative in the department of political science at Georgia State University is pleased to announce that Professor Robert Morris, UT-Dallas, is this year’s winner of the Zoukis Best Paper Award. Professor Morris’s outstanding paper,“Exploring the effect of exposure to short-term solitary confinement among violent prison inmates,” was published in the… more »News
- Dr. Wedeman selected as a Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars fellow Professor Andrew Wedeman was selected to be one of approximately twenty Wilson Center scholars from around the world during AY16-17. The Wilson Center was chartered by Congress in 1968 and is the nation’s key non-partisan policy forum for tackling global issues through independent research. The center also seeks to build a bridge between the… 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.