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.
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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 »