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New Book: US Supreme Court Doctrine in the State High Courts

“A groundbreaking book traversing political science and legal scholarship. Anyone interested in how Supreme Court opinions operate on the ground will find the study provocative and illuminating.”

Georgia State University’s Michael P. Fix and Benjamin J. Kassow, University of North Dakota, published their new book entitled US Supreme Court Doctrine in the… more »

Subotic Wins Another 2020 Book Award

Posted On July 25, 2020

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 »

Hankla on Government Efficiency in Handling COVID-19

Posted On May 9, 2020

In a recent article published by The Conversation, Dr. Charles Hankla, Assistant Professor of Political Science, asked: “What do the countries that have dealt effectively with COVID-19 have in common?” Based on his recent research, he provided an answer: “The countries best able to provide local public goods – including primary health care, critical during… more »

Kelsi Quick Wins Two GSURC Awards

Kelsi Quick, a GSU Political Science undergraduate student, has won two research awards at the GSU Undergraduate Research Conference (GSURC) for her paper entitled, “Double Standards? Approval Ratings of Male and Female Prime Ministers During National Security Crises.”

Ms. Quick was awarded the first place Global Engagement Award from the Office of International Initiatives… more »

Candid Conversation on Protecting American Elections

Posted On February 27, 2020
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Concerned about your vote in the upcoming presidential elections?

GSU hosted the Chairwoman of the Federal Elections Commission, Ellen Weintraub, in a wide-ranging discussion on the 2020 elections.

Monday, March 2, 4:00 – 5:30 pm. Speaker’s Auditorium, Student Center East

Topics included regulation of online political advertising, misinformation, campaign finance and dark money, voting… more »

Work of McCoy and Rahman Cited in the NY Times

The work of Dr. Jennifer McCoy and PhD Candidate Tahmina Rahman is featured in a New York Times opinion piece by Thomas B. Edsall. The author referred to their 2018 paper, “Polarization and the Global Crisis of Democracy,” published by the American Behavioral Scientist Journal.

Edsall’s article discusses political polarization under President… more »