Ever wondered how can Google affect democracy? GSU’s Dr. Sean Richey and Dr. J. Benjamin Taylor, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, tackle this interesting relationship in a new book entitled Google and Democracy: Politics and the Power of the Internet. The newly released book is featured in the Washington Post through an interview… more »
Eduardo Aviles, a Master’s student in the Political Science department, just graduated from GALEO’s Leadership Institute. According to their website, GALEO’s mission is to increase civic engagement and leadership among the Latino/Hispanic community across Georgia. After asking Eduardo his thoughts about the leadership institute he stated that “I had no idea how much of an… more »
GSU Prof. Robert M. Howard will take part in a discussion hosted by the University of Georgia Press on the evolution and the current state of politics in Georgia. The Nov. 7, 2017 event, entitled “Politics in Georgia: From the Three Governors Controversy to Now”, will also feature University of Georgia Prof. Charles Bullock and… more »
Why do Republicans have trouble passing legislation regardless of the fact that Republicans control both the Executive and Legislative branches? In a Monkey Cage article for the Washington Post, Dr. Robert Lupton of the University of Connecticut, Dr. William Myers of the University of Tampa, and GSU’s Dr. Judd Thorton break down why Republicans are… more »
The American Political Science Association (APSA) is pleased to announce that Abigail Bowen, a second year PhD student at Georgia State University, has been named as a 2017-2018 APSA Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Fellow, Spring Cycle.
Abigail Bowen is a second year PhD student at Georgia State University. She received her Bachelor of Arts in… more »
The Inaugural Ted G. Jelen Award Goes to…Associate Professor Sarah Allen Gershon, Director of Graduate Studies in Political Science at Georgia State University; Assistant Professor J. Benjamin Taylor, GSU alumni who now is an assistant professor at UNC-Wilmington; and Adrian D. Pantoja.
The award recognizes the best paper published in politics and religion in 2016.… more »
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Entertainment Media Effects, Media Studies, Political Psychology, Terrorism Studies
What drew you to the department?
“The supportive environment. My work is interdisciplinary, but instead of trying to rein me… more »
International Political Economy
Reflection written by Lina Machado from the 2015 Cuba trip.
This trip was an amazing experience especially due to the fact that we got to go in the precise moment when things are rapidly changing for Cuba. I was extremely lucky to go back to this beautiful country and being able to witness and… more »
Dr. Amy Steigerwalt is warded 2013 Hughes Gossett Award at the U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society Annual Gala
Dr. Amy Steigerwalt, along with coauthors Dr. Pamela Corley and Dr. Artemus Ward, were presented by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia with the 2013 Hughes Gossett Award at the U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society Annual Gala. The Hughes Gossett Award is given for the best article published in the Journal of Supreme History… more »
In 2012 I was an independent, busy full time student at Georgia State University, two semesters away from graduating. I unexpectedly had to have back surgery, and a complication resulted in a spinal cord injury. This was a major personal life change; I went from being able to walk miles to not being able… more »