Two POLS Students Presented at the GSURC 2019

Jenny Pham (left) and Kelsi Quick

Two student recipients of the University Assistantship under the sponsorship of the Political Science Department presented their work at the 2019 GSU Undergraduate Research Conference (GSURC).

Both being Honors College Students and Presidential Scholars, Kelsi Quick and Jenny Pham worked under the supervision of Political Science faculty. Supervised by Dr. Ryan Carlin, Ms. Quick discussed her research entitled “Prime Minister Sex and Popularity: An Analysis of 7 Parliamentary Democracies,” while Ms. Pham – working with Dr. Rashid Naim – presented her work on authoritarianism entitled “The Great Game of Geopolitics: How Was Geopolitics Conducive to Authoritarianism in Vietnam and Pakistan During the 20th Century?”

The GSURC an interdisciplinary undergraduate research conference which highlights and recognizes the research taking place across Georgia State’s campus. The GSURC 2019 schedule can be accessed here.