Dr. Jennifer McCoy has been making several recent media appearances on national and international media outlets to analyze the Venezuelan ongoing crisis. France 24 TV, Canadian Public Broadcasting, Mother Jones, and BBC World News TV are among the outlets that hosted Dr. McCoy. For more updated, please follow her on twitter: more »
Amelia Hawkins, a former Political Science intern and ’16 alum at Georgia State University, has been named as Gov.-elect Brian Kemp’s Director of Executive Operations. Ms. Hawkins is among 14 people who will serve on the governor’s senior leadership team.
In a news release on Monday Kemp expressed his pride in the new team, “I… more »
Dr. Lakeyta Bonnette-Bailey, Associate Professor of Political Science, was interviewed for the Washington Post story on rap music in light of the midterm elections. The article discusses the support Atlanta rappers might be lending to Stacey Abrams and traces it back to Jeezy’s political engagement.
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NPR’s The Democracy Test hosted Dr. Jennifer McCoy to speak about polarization in Venezuela. The Democracy Test is a six-part series from Truth, Politics and Power hosted by Neal Conan and historian Heather Cox Richardson and interviews academics about stressors on American democracy historically and today.
The second episode, called House Divided, includes an interview… more »
GPB News’ Political Rewind hosted Dr. Amy Steigerwalt to discuss early voting in Georgia. In addition to GSU’s Professor of Political Science, the edition — entitled “Voter Suppression Allegations, Big Spending On Ads” — featured Greg Bluestein, Political Reporter at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Democratic Strategist Howard Franklin, and Republican Strategist Jackie Cushman.
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Dr. Rashid Naim, Principal Senior Lecturer of Political Science, got appointed as the new member of the National Model United Nations (NMUN) Board of Directors. Established in 1927, NMUN is the world’s largest intercollegiate Model UN conference with a Board of Directors composed of nine voting members changing every two years. Dr. Naim has been… more »
The Project South and Georgia Detention Watch released a 105-page report on the conditions for detained immigrants in Georgia. GSU interns, Trevont Johnson and Pedro Ortiz, were among the team that produced the “Inside Atlanta’s Immigrant Cages” report involving a year-long documentation process and interviews with 38 detained immigrants and several immigration attorneys. Among other… more »
Charles Hankla, Associate Professor of Political Science, explains the dangers of Trump’s inconsistent and aggressive trade policies in an opinion piece published by The Conversation. “Inconsistent and aggressive trade policies, whether produced by a master negotiator or a malleable amateur, risk poisoning the mutual trust necessary to make such a system function,” Hankla argues. The… more »
Three GSU students will be taking part in the Democratic Erosion Conference organized by Brown University in August 2018. The students were selected out of those who successfully completed courses on Polarization and Democratic Erosion, taught be Dr. Jennifer McCoy, as part of cross-university collaboration programs over the Spring of 2018. Sam Sharman (Political Science),… more »