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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 »

Jean-Francois Offered Tenure-track at GSU

Dr. Jean-François Koly Onivogui has been offered a tenure-track position at Georgia State University-Perimeter College- Decatur Campus.

Dr. Francois received his PhD in Political Science from Georgia State University in 2019 under the supervision of Dr. Carrie Manning, Dr. Charles Hankla, Dr. Sean Richey and Dr. Jeffrey R. Young. His dissertation, entitled “Understanding the Dearth… more »

Deal Barlow on Christian Nationalism and COVID-19 Vaccination

Monique Deal Barlow, a PhD candidate of Political Science, discussed the underlying reasons why white evangelicals are the least likely religious group to say they will get vaccinated against coronavirus.

In an article for the Conversation, she argued that “suspicion from religious conservatives regarding the COVID-19 vaccine is built on the back of their growing… more »

Lazarus in the Washington Post on Earmarks

Posted On March 6, 2021
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Jeffrey Lazarus,  Professor of Political Science, wrote to the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage on the Democrats revival of the earmarking process.

“Now that Democrats control the House and Senate, they plan to revive earmarking — a process by which legislators can direct federal spending to their home districts. Democratic lawmakers are hoping earmarks can… more »

Job Opening: Two Political Science Full-Time Lecturers

The Department of Political Science at Georgia State University invites applications for two full-time Lecturer positions to begin Fall 2021, pending budgetary approval.

Lecturers at Georgia State University are full-time non-tenure track faculty with both teaching and service requirements. Lecturers have the opportunity for promotion to Senior Lecturer and Principal Senior Lecturer. Our lecturers serve… more »

Carlin, Students in Washington Post on COVID-19, Leadership

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 »