Chanel Harley

Ph.D. Student

Office: 1035 Langdale Hall
Hometown: Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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American Politics
Public Law

Research Areas

American Domestic Terrorism, Chief Executives, Inter-branch Relations.

What drew you to the department?

“How supportive the department is towards students not wanting to go into academia. Most faculty members will provide support whether a student wants to enter academia or not.”

What is your favorite thing about GSU?

“The resources that are available to students. Tons of connections in ATL.”


  • Master of Arts, Political Science, Georgia State University
    M.A. Non-thesis: Terrorist Attacks and the U.S. Court of Appeals: How the presence of a terrorist attack impacts judicial decision making
    Committee Chair: Dr. Amy Steigerwalt
  • Bachelor of Science, Community Health Major, University of Maryland – College Park, 2015

Teaching Experience

  • POLS 1101: American Government. Instructor of Record. Spring 2018, Spring 2020

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