Dr. Ryan Carlin was recognized among the scholars with the highest number of publications in Political Science journals in 2021. According to a count maintained… more »
Dr. Jelena Subotić was awarded the Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement.
The Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement recognizes a Georgia State… more »
The American Political Science Review has published a new article co-authored by Dr. Ryan Carlin. The article, entitled “Public Reactions to Noncompliance with Judicial Orders”,… more »
The Political Science Department at Georgia State University is pleased to announce its new online BA degree program in Political Science with a Pre-Law… more »
Christopher L. Brown, Jeannie Grussendorf, Michael Shea, and Clark DeMas won the Political Science Education Section’s Best APSA Conference Paper Award for 2020 for their paper… more »
Dr. Jean-François Koly Onivogui has been offered a tenure-track position at Georgia State University-Perimeter College- Decatur Campus.
Dr. Francois received his PhD in Political Science… more »
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… 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… more »
The Department of Political Science at Georgia State University invites applications for two full-time Lecturer positions to begin Fall 2021, pending budgetary approval.
Lecturers at… 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… more »
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… 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 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… 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… more »
Dr. Dan Altman has been awarded The University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House and Foreign Affairs Emerging Scholars Global Policy Prize. The competition promotes… more »
The Department of Political Science will not require GRE as part of the MA and PhD applications for the fall 2021 applicants. The exam is… more »
“A groundbreaking book traversing political science and legal scholarship. Anyone interested in how Supreme Court opinions operate on the ground will find the… more »
Dr. Jelena Subotic, Professor of Political Science, has been awarded the 2020 Jervis-Schroeder Award in International History and Politics. Her book, Yellow Star, Red Star:… more »
Aries Arugay, GSU PhD in Political Science 2014, was awarded the Outstanding Young Scientist Award of the National Academy of Science and Technology of the… more »
The department of political science would like to congratulate Olivia Murray, class of 2020, on being accepted to Harvard Law School where she will start… 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… more »
GSU hosted the Chairwoman of the Federal Elections Commission, Ellen Weintraub, in a wide-ranging discussion… 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… more »
Can gender diversity on the federal judiciary make it less likely for judges to defer to the executive during times of war? more »
Dr. Meshack Simati, a 2018 Political Science PhD graduate of GSU, had a new book published by Routledge on post-election violence in Africa.
The book,… more »
PhD student Chris Jackson published a research paper in the Journal of European Integration. The study, entitled “The EU and rule of law development… more »
Only when democratic decentralization is combined with the integration of political parties, fiscal federalism will consistently deliver on its governance promises, more »
With a standing ovation and close to 1,000 attendees, Stacey Abrams was welcomed today to Georgia State University High School Model of the United Nations… more »
The Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce the 2020 Atlanta Symposium on Political Science (ASOPS), hosted by the Political Science Department at… 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… more »
Wonseleah Teah, a Political Science student at Georgia State University, has been awarded the 2020 Scholarship by the South African Women’s Alliance (SAWA).… more »
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… more »
In an interview with GSU News Hub, Claudio Sandoval discussed his journey serving Venezuela amid its recent political turmoil.
Mr. Sandoval, LL.M. ’19 and a… more »
Talking to NPR’s Throughline, Dr. Jennifer McCoy discussed the roots of the current economic and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Throughline is NPR’s history podcast hosted… more »
Talking to GPB Radio, Dr. Amy Steigerwalt dives deep into the legal aspect of the newly signed Georgia House Bill 481, also known as the… more »
Centered on the theme of Prison Reform and Re-Establishing Citizenship, the fourth annual Zoukis Summer Institute was successfully concluded on May 9th, 2019 with a… more »
Female presidents have less power to shape policy and are held to higher standards in key policy areas than male presidents, according to a study… 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… more »
Two student recipients of the University Assistantship under the sponsorship of the Political Science Department presented their work at the 2019 GSU Undergraduate… more »
The 2019 Zoukis Summer Institute will be held on Tuesday May 7th until Thursday May 9th. This year’s theme – entitled Prison Reform and Re-Establishing Citizenship… more »
Dr. Chipo Dendere, a 2016 Political Science PhD graduate of GSU, has been appointed as an Assistant Professor at Wellesley College. Chipo was also elected… more »
GSU Political Science 4+1 alumna, Martha Revelo, was among the team that led to a presidential electoral victory ending almost three decades of two-party rule… 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… more »
Dr. Jennifer McCoy has been making several recent media appearances on national and international media outlets to analyze the Venezuelan ongoing crisis.… 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.… more »
The Graduate Student Association of Political Science at GSU is pleased to announce the 11th annual Graduate Student Conference on March 2, 2019.… more »
Dr. Lakeyta M. Bonnette-Bailey will deliver a lecture at the Atlantic Academy on the role of the Hip-Hop culture as a social movement in its… more »
The Center for Human Rights and Democracy invites you to the next speaker in the Holocaust and Genocide Studies series on Wednesday, November… 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… more »
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… more »
The Department of Political Science at Georgia State University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position to begin Fall 2019, pending budgetary approval.… more »
The Zoukis Research Collaborative invites you to attend a presentation by internationally acclaimed artist Jan Banning on his Law & Order, Pulaski Women’s Prison… 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.
… more »
What does university teaching – as a craft – look like? What changes does a craft perspective suggest for higher education?
The Craft of University… more »
Hainer Sibrian, a Political Science alumnus and a winner of the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, spoke at the convocation of the Honors… 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… 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… more »
The work of Zach Goldberg, a GSU PhD student of Political Science, is featured in a New York Times opinion piece by Thomas B. Edsall.… more »
The Graduate Student Association (GSA) at the Department of Political Science successfully concluded its 10th annual meeting on Saturday March 3rd, 2018. The Graduate Student… more »
This weekend, one of GSU’s two undergraduate Mock Trial teams went 8-0 at the southeastern Regional Tournament in Columbia, SC, finishing in second place (behind… more »
Following the regime’s recent decision to pardon a number of political prisoners, is Ethiopia opening — ever so slightly — to democracy?
Yohannes Y. Gedamu,… more »
The Zoukis Research Collaborative is hosting a public talk entitled “Wrongful Convictions, Framing, and Public Opinion” on Thursday, March 8, 2018, featuring Dr. Kevin Mullinix… more »
Are you interested in doing a study abroad program to Peru this Maymester through the Department of Political Science?
One of our newer professors, Dr.… more »
GSU Political Science Department and the Center for Human Rights and Democracy hosted a panel discussion on January 26, 2018 about the opportunities for students… more »
Zach Goldberg, a Political Science PhD student of GSU, rebuttals against “The Nationalist’s Delusion,” a lengthy article by the Atlantic’s senior editor Adam Serwer that… more »
Eduardo Aviles, a Master’s student in the Political Science department, just graduated from GALEO’s Leadership Institute. According to their website, GALEO’s mission is to increase… more »
Charles Hankla questions the success of Trump’s recent trip to Asia through a brief discussion of economic history. The associate professor of political science points… more »
Writing for the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Dr. Jennifer McCoy analyzes the Venezuelan ongoing crisis. The department’s Distinguished University Professor of Political Science… more »
GSU Prof. Robert M. Howard will take part in a discussion hosted by the University of Georgia Press on the evolution and the current state… more »
How do United States Presidents fare with Congress during war? GSU’s Dr. Susanne Schorpp and Dr. Charles Finocchiaro of the University of Oklahoma answer this… more »
Why do Republicans have trouble passing legislation regardless of the fact that Republicans control both the Executive and Legislative branches? In a Monkey Cage article… more »
Do electoral cycles shape the implementation of the public programs? Dr. Anjali Bohlken, Assistant Professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs,… more »
Dr. Jennifer McCoy’s Latin American Politics class conducted a four-week long simulation exercise on the U.S. response to a Venezuelan political and economic crisis, provided… more »
This Spring GSU is sending undergraduate students to study in Seoul, South Korea. As part of GSU’s partnership with Ewha Woman’s University international exchange program,… more »
Michael Herb has been named chair of Political Science beginning July 1, 2017. He succeeds Carrie Manning, who has served as chair for the past… more »
Hosted by Georgia State University Political Science Department Location: Classroom South, Room 608
In 2017 Hip-Hop culture celebrates its 44th year of existence as… more »
“This year’s Political Science Speaker Series was a tremendous success!” said Chair of Political Science Carrie Manning. Launched in the 2014-2015 academic year with Associate… more »
“The Department of Political Science is honored to have two recipients among the College of Arts and Sciences 2017 Faculty Award winners,” said Chair Carrie… more »
Lecturer Mike Evans and Associate Professor Toby Bolsen in Political Science recently discussed their innovative new project that uses Adaptive Learning Courseware to increase learning… more »
Any major — Still need to finish your core requirements?
POLS 1101 and 2401 are both offered this summer FULLY ONLINE.
Prefer to meet… more »
Georgia State University’s Political Science Graduate program is now ranked #72 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 ranking of the best political science programs… more »
Stefan Martinez-Ruiz has been named a 2017-2018 American Political Science Association Minority Fellowship Program Fellow.
A dual B.A./M.A. student in Political Science at Georgia State… more »
“It’s extraordinary how unraveled our relationships have become in the broader Middle East. Go back to basics,” said U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker in… more »
A public bipartisan panel addressed Are Our Elections Safe? in Langdale Hall in… more »
The first quarter of 2017 promises to be critical for the TPP. GSU Associate Professor of Political Science Charles Hankla has been following the… more »
Are you interested in the pressing issues that touch the lives of people both around the corner and around the globe? Issues like: Why do… more »
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump squared off for the second of three presidential debates Sunday night, October 9, and Georgia State was there —… more »
Centering on the theme of Juvenile and Criminal Justice Reform, the second annual Zoukis Summer Institute held May 31 to June 2 enabled 20… more »
The Zoukis Research Collaborative in the department of political science at Georgia State University is pleased to announce that Professor Robert Morris, UT-Dallas, is… more »
Professor Andrew Wedeman was selected to be one of approximately twenty Wilson Center scholars from around the world during AY16-17. The Wilson Center was… more »
At 5:00 am on October 5, after several all-night sessions ensconced in the Peachtree Plaza Hotel in Atlanta, trade negotiators from the United States, Canada,… more »
On September 23, 2015, the Colombian government made a major breakthrough in its negotiations with the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) to end 50… more »
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Chris Brann, Professor Henry (Chip) Carey and Phil Freybott make their predictions on the future of drone technology.
Former Gen. Guo Boxiong was placed under investigation, becoming the most senior military official brought… more »
On Second Thought for Tuesday, June 30, 2015: Headlee discusses the Confederate flag’s place in pop culture with Southern pop culture blogger and University… more »
Yasmina Pierre a political science graduate of Georgia State University’s College of Arts and Sciences (BA ’14) has been offered a Fulbright U.S. Student… more »
“Four lessons for US and world as president finally gets what he wants: a free hand on trade”
After a long, bruising fight, the US… more »
After the Senate’s refusal to pass trade promotion authority (TPA) on May 12, some trade advocates feared that President Obama’s ongoing commercial negotiations with Asia… more »
What would happen if someone who did not have Internet access suddenly got it? Would they become more interested in politics, learn more about it… more »
Dr. Toby Bolsen have been named a recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award by Georgia State’s 2015 Faculty Awards Committee. He was nominated… more »
Clayton Sullivan (on left in photograph) spent this year’s spring break preparing to play the role of German defense minister, Ursula von der Leyen,… more »
In 2008, a historic election placed a Black man in the Oval Office. Many of the voters of this election were brought into the… more »
President Obama will join 34 other heads of state from the Western Hemisphere in Panama today, including — for the first time — Cuba. The Summit of the Americas represents an… more »
Jezreel Amica is a junior and the current President of the GSU Mock Trial Association. At the 2015 Atlanta Regional Tournament, Jezreel competed as… more »
The former member of the Communist Party’s Politburo was expelled from the party in December. Prosecutors charged China’s… more »
The Zoukis Research Collaborative on the Politics of Mandatory Sentencing at Georgia State University will hold a special summer course on crime, punishment and… more »
Partisan bias about climate change is more prevalent than you think.
Why do Democrats and Republicans differ so much on the fundamental science of global… more »
When disaster strikes, governments tend to… more »
In his article, Dr. Peter Lindsay answers the question: Why should students have to come to class? Assuming they should be free to reject learning,… more »
Dr. Michael Evans and Dr. Jeannie Grussendorf have received 2015 Center for Instructional Innovation (CII) Digital Champion fellowships. Both political science faculty members will receive… more »
“Michael Herb, “The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE”“The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait… more »
Dr. Jennifer McCoy has been appointed Interim Director of the new Global Studies Institute in GSU's College of Arts and Sciences.
Dr. McCoy is Distinguished University Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University and a specialist on democratization, democracy promotion, mediation and… more »
Cuba: History is on Obama’s side. Four reasons why Obama’s Cuba announcement is good news. President Obama’s surprise announcement of a prisoner exchange and… more »
The Presidential Studies Quarterly has accepted an article written by graduate students Jeff Glas, Sophie Zhu, Ben Taylor, and Professor Sean Richey titled “There is… more »
Chinese analysts talked about the recently concluded fourth plenum of China’s 18th Communist Party Congress. The meeting focused on strengthening the country’s Constitution and advancing… more »
Social scientists Toby Bolsen of Georgia State University, with James Druckman and Fay Lomax Cook, both of IPR, reveals that increased knowledge does not “depolarize”… more »