Monique Deal Barlow, a PhD candidate of Political Science, discussed the underlying reasons why white evangelicals are the least likely religious group to say they will get vaccinated against coronavirus.
In an article for the Conversation, she argued that “suspicion from religious conservatives regarding the COVID-19 vaccine is built on the back of their growing… more »
Writing for Singapore’s news outlet, Channel News Asia, Dr. Charles Hankla discussed the dilemma that the US is facing when it comes to dealing with China: How to engage China positively while countering its assertive moves.
“China is due to surpass the United States in economic size in 2028, the first time since the… more »
Jeffrey Lazarus, Professor of Political Science, wrote to the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage on the Democrats revival of the earmarking process.
“Now that Democrats control the House and Senate, they plan to revive earmarking — a process by which legislators can direct federal spending to their home districts. Democratic lawmakers are hoping earmarks can… more »
Dr. Jennifer McCoy was interviewed for a NY Times opinion article on electoral reform as a response to the current political polarization. Thomas B. Edsall discussed the emergence of the far-right and explored different proposals by political scholars on the kind of political reform needed.
J. Jarpa Dawuni, PhD ’10 in political science from GSU and now an associate professor at Howard University, was featured in the NY Times discussing why it makes a difference when the first member of a group rises to a position of power. Dawuni explained that despite the importance of recognizing and celebrating such achievements,… more »
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.
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 »