Republicans Are The Party of Ideological Inconsistency

Posted On October 9, 2017
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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 »

Abigail Bowen

2017-2018 APSA Minority Fellowship Program Fellow

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 »

Dr. Sarah Gershon Wins Prestigious Jelen Award

Posted On March 3, 2017
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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 »

Grad Profile Template 2

Posted On December 11, 2016
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Ph.D. Candidate

Office: 932 Langdale Hall Email: apauley1@gsu.edu Website: alexandracpauley.com Hometown: Atlanta, GA Download Curriculum Vitae


American Politics Comparative Politics

Research Areas

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 »

Havana, Cuba

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

Posted On June 12, 2015
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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 »

Professor Kim Reimann receives OII Faculty Award for Global Engagement 2014

Posted On March 30, 2015
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Dr. Kim DoHyang Reimann, Associate Professor in Political Science and Director of the Asian Studies Center at GSU, is the 2014 recipient of the Office of International Initiative’s (OII) Faculty Award for Global Engagement.

International Honorary Reception

This award ”honors and recognizes outstanding academic and service accomplishments and contributions to international education by Georgia… more »

Dr. Lakeyta Bonnette’s new book “Pulse of the People”

Posted On March 23, 2015
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Hip-Hop music encompasses an extraordinarily diverse range of approaches to politics. Some rap and Hip-Hop artists engage directly with elections and social justice organizations; others may use their platform to call out discrimination, poverty, sexism, racism, police brutality, and other social ills. In Pulse of the People, Lakeyta M. Bonnette illustrates the ways rap… more »