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Carey Links the Global Wave of Protests to Internal Immigration

Dr. Henry F. (Chip) Carey, Associate Professor of Political Science, discusses the common reason behind demonstrations that have swept across a lot of countries recently.

“Numerous anti-government protests have paralyzed cities across the globe for months, from La Paz, Bolivia, to Santiago, Chile, and Monrovia, Liberia, to Beirut,” he wrote. “… [T]hey also share… more »

New Publication: Local Accountability and National Coordination in Fiscal Federalism

Only when democratic decentralization is combined with the integration of political parties, fiscal federalism will consistently deliver on its governance promises, Dr. Charles Hankla and coauthors argue in a new book.

Using data from 135 countries across 30 years in addition to comparative case studies of Senegal and Nigeria, the authors formalized… more »

Call for Papers: 2020 Atlanta Symposium on Political Science (ASOPS)

The Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce the 2020 Atlanta Symposium on Political Science (ASOPS), hosted by the Political Science Department at Georgia State University on March 7, 2020.

Graduate students at all levels of their respective programs are welcome to submit. Submissions for panel presentations and working paper roundtables are welcome,… more »

Goldberg on NPR Discussing Changes Among White Liberal Voters

Zach Goldberg, a doctoral student of political science at Georgia State University, had his work featured on NPR discussing the changes among white liberals towards race.

In an article entitled “How White Liberals Became Woke, Radically Changing Their Outlook On Race,” NPR’s political correspondent Asma Khalid discussed different indicators that show a more left-leaning… more »

Dexter Lensing Awarded NBR’s Chinese Language Fellowship

Dexter Lensing, a Ph.D. candidate in political science at Georgia State University, has been awarded the 2019-2020 Chinese Language Fellowship Program (CLFP) from the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR).

The fellowship seeks American scholars in PhD programs committed to researching contemporary Chinese politics, society, and modern history with the goal… more »

Kristina LaPlant Awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Teaching

Kristina M. LaPlant, ABD Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence in College Teaching by GSU’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). The Certificate of Teaching Excellence provides a professional academic standard by recognizing the discipline-specific pedagogy programs, and related mentoring and supervision achieved by Graduate Teaching Assistants… more »

New Publication: Holocaust Remembrance after Communism

The Cornell University Press has published a new book by Dr. Jelena Subotic, Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University, on the memory of the Holocaust in Eastern Europe following the end of Communism.

Yellow Star, Red Star inquires about the reasons behind the troubled memory of the Holocaust in the countries… more »

Interview: Sandoval’s Effort for Democracy in Venezuela

In an interview with GSU News Hub, Claudio Sandoval discussed his journey serving Venezuela amid its recent political turmoil.

Mr. Sandoval, LL.M. ’19 and a former Political Science PhD student at Georgia State University, was appointed as the Venezuelan Ambassador to Honduras early this year, which is a position full of challenges considering that… more »