Does the public rally behind leaders who get covid-19? Writing for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, Dr. Ryan Carlin and student researchers at GSU’s Pollitik public opinion lab analyzed the approval of five incumbent executives worldwide who contracted COVID-19. The authors found that personal leadership rallies — a bump in popularity after covid-19 diagnosis… more »
Dr. Toby Bolsen, Associate Professor of Political Science, was interviewed on the role of COVID-19 conspiracy theories in influencing public health messaging and pandemic mitigation. Presented by Kat Pitts, the radio show is part of the “Navigating the Pandemic: Past, Present, and Future” series that explores the implications of the novel coronavirus.
Dr.… more »
J. Jarpa Dawuni, PhD in political science from GSU, is leading a $1 million grant to establish The Center for Women, Gender and Global Leadership at Howard University. According to the Washington Post, the academic center is among a handful nationwide designed to amplify Black and minority women’s issues.
Dawuni, an associate professor of political… more »
We are saddened to announce the tragic passing of AnnMari Robinson, one of our PhD students, and her husband, Jamar Robinson. Last Sunday, the couple drowned while swimming in the ocean while on vacation, according to news reports from WSBTV and CBS46.
AnnMari was a passionate student of American political institutions. She earned a… more »
Dr. Henry (Chip) Carey will be the keynote speaker at the 9th International Conference in Political Science and International Relations in UBT, Kosovo. The conference is a part of the UBT International Conference 2020, taking place on October 30-31 with 24 fields covered and 702 speakers from 24 countries.
Dr. Carey has… more »
Dr. Dan Altman has been awarded The University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House and Foreign Affairs Emerging Scholars Global Policy Prize. The competition promotes scholars dedicated to making research on global issues accessible to policymakers.
In his essay, entitled “The Future of Territorial Conquest,” Dr. Altman found that although the relationship between conquest and… more »
Dr. Peter Lindsay, GSU Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, has been awarded the 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award by the American Political Science Association (APSA). This award is the latest among a long list of teaching awards that he won throughout his past two decades of teaching at GSU.
The APSA… more »
The Department of Political Science will not require GRE as part of the MA and PhD applications for the fall 2021 applicants. The exam is temporarily considered optional, with no other changes in the application requirements.
Click here for more information about the PhD program admission requirements.
Dr. Jelena Subotic, Professor of Political Science, has been awarded the 2020 Jervis-Schroeder Award in International History and Politics. Her book, Yellow Star, Red Star: Holocaust Remembrance after Communism, is the co-winner of the prize presented by the American Political Science Association (APSA).
This is the third award for Dr. Subotic’s book following the 2020… more »