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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Writing for Singapore’s news outlet, Channel News Asia, Dr. Charles Hankla discussed the dilemma that the US is facing when it comes to dealing with China: How to engage China positively while countering its assertive moves.
“China is due to surpass the United States in economic size in 2028, the first time since the… more »
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 »
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 »
Dr. Jennifer McCoy was interviewed for a NY Times opinion article on electoral reform as a response to the current political polarization. Thomas B. Edsall discussed the emergence of the far-right and explored different proposals by political scholars on the kind of political reform needed.
J. Jarpa Dawuni, PhD ’10 in political science from GSU and now an associate professor at Howard University, was featured in the NY Times discussing why it makes a difference when the first member of a group rises to a position of power. Dawuni explained that despite the importance of recognizing and celebrating such achievements,… more »
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 »