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Sarah Gershon appointed to the WomenLead Professorship

Posted On January 18, 2020

The Board of Regents has approved the appointment of Dr. Sarah Gershon to the Ray and John Uttenhove WomenLead Professorship. The criteria for selection of this endowed professorship included high-quality scholarship, excellence in leadership, and an ability to inspire students to learn. WomenLead was established in 2015 by the Robinson College of Business… more »

Upcoming: Sites of Reckoning Symposium, Mar 5-6, 2020

Posted On January 18, 2020
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Co-organized by the Political Science Department’s Dr. Jelena Subotic, this two-day symposium will bring together a distinguished group of US and international scholars to consider memorials and museums as important sites for truth-telling and accounting for past violence. The March 5-6, 2020 event will also explore how these sites narrate violent histories in… more »

New Publication on Elite Corruption in Post-conflict Kosovo

PhD student Chris Jackson published a research paper in the Journal of European Integration. The study, entitled “The EU and rule of law development in Kosovo: EULEX, domestic spoilers, and a two-level commitment problem,” addresses the problem of persistent elite corruption in post-conflict Kosovo. The author argues that despite the presence of the EU… more »

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 »