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 »

PoliSci Alumna Ebony Carter Running for Georgia House District 110

Ebony Carter, BA in Political Science and Anthropology, is running for Georgia House District 110.

Ms. Carter has been an active member of the student body throughout her undergraduate studies at Georgia State University (GSU). She was a Programs Director for the Black Student Alliance and President of the Young Democrats of GSU, in addition… more »

New Publication: Post-Election Violence in Africa

Dr. Meshack Simati, a 2018 Political Science PhD graduate of GSU, had a new book published by Routledge on post-election violence in Africa.

The book, entitled Post-Election Violence in Africa: The Impact of Judicial Independence, discusses the impact of the judiciary on the incidence of post-election violence by political actors across Africa and within African… more »