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Pariah to Pulitzer: Lakeyta Bonnette Discusses Rap Music’s Path

Posted On May 9, 2018
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Writing to The Conversation, Associate Professor Lakeyta Bonnette discusses how Rap music made it to the Pulitzer Prize after being fought for years. “While some have attempted to silence rap because of its raw portrayal of life in inner-city communities, people increasingly see its value. Like slave narratives, rap music has given an authentic… more »

2018 Atlanta Symposium on Political Science Concluded with 29 Speakers

Posted On March 7, 2018
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The Graduate Student Association (GSA) at the Department of Political Science successfully concluded its 10th annual meeting on Saturday March 3rd, 2018. The Atlanta Symposium on Political Science (ASOPS) ran 10 different panels and roundtables with 29 speakers. Topics discussed included security politics, identity, NGOs, American institutions, public opinion, international politics and public law. ASOPS… more »

Henry Carey Discusses Trump’s “Sultanism” on NPR

Henry Carey, GSU’s Associate Professor of Political Science, discusses Trump’s “sultanism” with Neal Conan on his NPR show Truth, Politics and Power. Carey explains how the current administration’s penchant for making impulsive decisions based on personal relationships is an example of “sultanism” that echoes similar styles of Stalin, Kennedy, Nixon, and the Kims of… more »

Gedamu for Monkey Cage: Is Ethiopia Opening to Democracy?

Posted On February 10, 2018
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Following the regime’s recent decision to pardon a number of political prisoners, is Ethiopia opening — ever so slightly — to democracy?

Yohannes Y. Gedamu, who recently concluded his PhD in Political Science at GSU, answers this question for the readers of the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog. Gedamu asserts that “the ruling party installed… more »

Zoukis’ Public Talk: Wrongful Convictions, Framing, and Public Opinion

Posted On February 6, 2018
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The Zoukis Research Collaborative is hosting a public talk entitled “Wrongful Convictions, Framing, and Public Opinion” on Thursday, March 8, 2018, featuring Dr. Kevin Mullinix and Dr. Robert Norris .

The Assistant Professors of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University will be addressing some of their research on media frames and trust in… more »

Panel Discussion: Immigrants, Asylees & Refugees: How to get Involved

Posted On January 25, 2018
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GSU Political Science Department and the Center for Human Rights and Democracy hosted a panel discussion on January 26, 2018 about the opportunities for students and scholars in the work of advocacy and social services for refugees, migrants and asylees. The panel featured: Amir Naim, chief litigator for GAIN (Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network); Priyanka… more »