Aries Arugay, GSU PhD in Political Science 2014, was awarded the Outstanding Young Scientist Award of the National Academy of Science and Technology of the Philippines. It is the first time in two decades that a political scientist is being recognized for this award.
Dr. Arugay is currently a professor at the Department of Political… more »
The department of political science would like to congratulate Olivia Murray, class of 2020, on being accepted to Harvard Law School where she will start this coming fall! We wish her the best of luck and are sure she will do great things! Olivia Murray, B.A. in Political Science, graduated with honors distinction and… more »
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, 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 »
Dr. Jelena Subotic, Professor of Political Science has been awarded the 2020 Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies for her book Yellow Star, Red Star: Holocaust Remembrance after Communism. The book explains how East European countries after the collapse of communism pursued new strategies of Holocaust remembrance where the memory, symbols, and imagery of… more »
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 »
Can gender diversity on the federal judiciary make it less likely for judges to defer to the executive during times of war? Dr. Susanne Schorpp, Assistant Professor of Political Science at GSU, along with Dr. Rebecca Reid (University of Texas at El Paso) and Dr. Susan Johnson (University of North Carolina at… more »
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 »