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Pauley Joins Analytics IQ as Resident Survey Methodologist

Alexandra Carter Pauley will be joining the Department of Cognitive Sciences at Analytics IQ as the resident Survey Methodologist.

Dr. Pauley received her Ph.D. in Political Science in 2021, where she studied the impact of news and entertainment media on political and social attitudes.

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Deal Barlow Featured in Slate, US News on White Evangelicals and Vaccines

Monique Deal Barlow, a political science doctoral candidate at GSU, was interviewed for stories by Slate Magazine and US News on her research on white evangelicals and politics.

Deal Barlow argues that anti-vax positions have been incorporated into conspiratorial, anti-science political, and sometimes, biblical views. Misinformation and conspiracy theories, she says, are fueled by… more »

Carlin Among the Most Published Political Scientists in 2021

Posted On September 3, 2021
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Dr. Ryan Carlin was recognized among the scholars with the highest number of publications in Political Science journals in 2021. According to a count maintained by The Observatory of International Research (OOIR), Dr. Carlin is ranked the seventh among Political Science scholars worldwide in terms of publications in 2021. Dr. Carlin has published five studies… more »

Subotic Awarded the Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award

Posted On September 3, 2021
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Dr. Jelena Subotić was awarded the Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement.

The Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement recognizes a Georgia State University faculty member for their exemplary and longstanding record of achievement in teaching, research or public service in the international arena. The award is given at the annual International Honorary… more »

New Publication: Public Reactions to Noncompliance with Judicial Orders

The American Political Science Review has published a new article co-authored by Dr. Ryan Carlin. The article, entitled “Public Reactions to Noncompliance with Judicial Orders”, discusses the noncompliance by state agents in remedying rights violations and how public pressure can be leveraged for compliance. The study shows that people find the noncompliance rate in the… more »

New Online BA Program in Political Science, Pre-Law Concentration

Posted On August 18, 2021
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The Political Science Department at Georgia State University is pleased to announce its new online BA degree program in Political Science with a Pre-Law Concentration. The program prepares students for success in law school and beyond through learning about American politics and government, comparative politics, international politics, political theory, and public policy and administration.

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Faculty/Students Win APSA Best Conference Paper Award

Posted On July 3, 2021
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Christopher L. Brown, Jeannie Grussendorf, Michael Shea, and Clark DeMas won the Political Science Education Section’s Best APSA Conference Paper Award for 2020 for their paper “Changing the Paradigm? Creating an Adaptive Course to Improve Student Engagement and Outcomes in Introductory Political Science Classes.”

The study contributes to our understanding of how, and why, Adaptive Learning… more »

Tunçel Wins Department’s Best Graduate Paper Award

Posted On May 19, 2021

Özlem Tunçel, Ph.D. student of Political Science, was awarded the department’s Best Graduate Paper Award for 2020-2021. Entitled “Electoral Performance of Post-Rebel Political Parties,” the paper discusses the question of why do some post-rebel political parties perform better than others and argues that party-specific or country-specific characteristics might affect the… more »