Does the public rally behind leaders who get covid-19? Writing for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, Dr. Ryan Carlin and student researchers at GSU’s Pollitik public opinion lab analyzed the approval of five incumbent executives worldwide who contracted COVID-19. The authors found that personal leadership rallies — a bump in popularity after covid-19 diagnosis… more »
Dr. Toby Bolsen, Associate Professor of Political Science, was interviewed on the role of COVID-19 conspiracy theories in influencing public health messaging and pandemic mitigation. Presented by Kat Pitts, the radio show is part of the “Navigating the Pandemic: Past, Present, and Future” series that explores the implications of the novel coronavirus.
Dr.… more »
J. Jarpa Dawuni, PhD in political science from GSU, is leading a $1 million grant to establish The Center for Women, Gender and Global Leadership at Howard University. According to the Washington Post, the academic center is among a handful nationwide designed to amplify Black and minority women’s issues.
Dawuni, an associate professor of political… more »
We are saddened to announce the tragic passing of AnnMari Robinson, one of our PhD students, and her husband, Jamar Robinson. Last Sunday, the couple drowned while swimming in the ocean while on vacation, according to news reports from WSBTV and CBS46.
AnnMari was a passionate student of American political institutions. She earned a… 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 »
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 »
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 »
Dexter Lensing, a GSU PhD student of Political Science, is featured in a New York Times story on foreign students studying in China in light of the recent Coronavirus outbreak. Lensing was forced to change the plans he had through his fellowship and travel back to the US, leaving behind “his most valuable possessions,”… more »
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 »