Awards

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 »

Bailey Fairbanks Receives Graduate Teaching Assistant Pedagogy Award

Bailey Fairbanks, PhD Candidate in Political Science, has won the Graduate Teaching Assistant Pedagogy Award awarded by GSU’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). The Graduate Teaching Assistant Pedagogy Award goes to the graduate student who exhibits exceptional work in the classroom and a dedication to improving his or her craft.

In addition… more »

Two POLS Students Presented at the GSURC 2019

Two student recipients of the University Assistantship under the sponsorship of the Political Science Department presented their work at the 2019 GSU Undergraduate Research Conference (GSURC).

Both being Honors College Students and Presidential Scholars, Kelsi Quick and Jenny Pham worked under the supervision of Political Science faculty. Supervised by Dr. Ryan Carlin,… more »

PhD Candidate Sandoval Appointed as Venezuelan Ambassador to Honduras

GSU PhD Candidate in Political Science, Claudio Sandoval, has been appointed as the Ambassador of the Venezuelan Government in exile to Honduras. The appointment was granted by the government of Honduras on Feb. 1st, 2019. Mr. Sandoval’s research on the intersection of democracy and human rights in Latin America is a continuation of a professional… more »

Feit Awarded Contemporary Political Theory’s Best Paper Prize

Posted On October 8, 2018
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The Contemporary Political Theory journal awards Dr. Mario Feit its 2018 Best Paper prize for his article on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s democratic impatience.

The article, described by the committee as “path-breaking,” argues that King demonstrates that impatience is a democratic virtue. It builds on impatient knowledge to argue that democratic impatience aides in… more »