Wonseleah Teah, a Political Science student at Georgia State University, has been awarded the 2020 Scholarship by the South African Women’s Alliance (SAWA). Ms. Teah won the $1,000 award after taking part in a writing competition addressing the issue of Land Restitution Rights for Black South Africans. Headquartered in Atlanta, SAWA was… more »
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).
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 »
Dr. Rashid Naim was unanimously co-opted on the Academic Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, University of Oxford. Dr. Naim’s experience with the University of Oxford extends back to the 1980s where he taught several courses along with working with the Oxford University Press’ Journal… more »
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.
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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 »
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 »
The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) awarded GSU’s Political Science faculty-led team the Digital Learning Innovation Award for their work on reshaping the Global Issues course using adaptive learning courseware. Dr. Chris Brown received the award on behalf of the team — Dr. Jeannie Grussendorf, Dr. Brown and Mr. Michael Shea — along with… more »
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 »