Political Science Ph.D. Students

Michael Shea

Ph.D. Candidate Education Master of Arts, Political Science, Georgia State University, 2013. Teaching Experience POLS 1101: American Government (online) – Instructor of Record/Spring 2020. POLS… more »

Busra Nur Ozguler Aktel

Ph.D. Student Education Masters of Science, Middle East Studies, Middle East Technical University (METU), 2017 M.A. Thesis: Israel’s Policy Responses to Egypt in the Post-Mubarak… more »

Monique Deal Barlow

Ph.D. Student Education Master of Arts in Religious Studies, Georgia State University, 2017 M.A. Non-thesis: “I Am Fearfully and Wonderfully Made”: A History of Transgender… more »

Russell Luke

Ph.D. Candidate Education Master of Arts, Political Science, Georgia State University, 2019 M.A. Non-thesis: Elite Messaging, Personality, and Political Rhetoric Committee Chair: Dr. Toby Bolsen… more »

Mohammad Hamza Iftikhar

Ph.D. Student Education Master of Science, International Relations, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), 2017 Bachelor of Arts (Hons), International Relations, Queen Mary… more »

Chanel Harley

Ph.D. Student Education Master of Arts, Political Science, Georgia State University M.A. Non-thesis: Terrorist Attacks and the U.S. Court of Appeals: How the presence of… more »

Gong Chen

Ph.D. Student Education Master of Arts, Public Administration, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, 2017 Bachelor of Arts, Public Administration, Shanghai University of Finance and… more »

Mark J Flowers

Ph.D. Student Education Master of Arts, Economics, Florida State University, 2010 Bachelor of Arts, Physics, Florida State University, 2006 Teaching Experience ECON2100, ECON2105, ECON2106, Instructor… more »

Lexie Piccirillo

Ph.D. Student Education Master of Arts, Political Science, Georgia State University M.A. Thesis: Crime and Punishment: Punitive Attitudes Toward Mothers Involved in the Justice System… more »

Christopher Jackson

Ph.D. Student Education Master of Arts, International Studies (EU Studies), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Bachelor of Arts, History and French, Centre College, 2012 Publications… more »

Joshua Allen

Ph.D. Student

Education Master of Arts, Political Science, Georgia State University M.A. Thesis: Testing the Effects of U.S. Airstrikes on Insurgent Initiated… more »

Micayla Clark

Ph.D. Student Education Masters of Arts, Political Science, Georgia State University, 2019. M.A. Non-thesis: Progressive Ambition among Women in State Legislatures Committee Chair: Dr. Jeffrey… more »

Tyler Walsh

Ph.D. Student Education Master of Arts, Cultural Anthropology, GSU, 2018 Bachelor of Arts, History, University of Florida, 2011 Teaching Experience ANTH 2020: Intro to Cultural… more »

Dariga Abilova

PhD Student Education Master of Arts, Political Science, Georgia State University, 2017 M.A. Non-Thesis: Moral Values and Attitudes Towards Bribery Bachelor of Arts, Sociology and… more »

Rustam Mussa

PhD Student Education Master of Arts, Political Science Major, Lev Gumilev Eurasian National University, 2016 Bachelor of Arts, Political Science Major, Lev Gumilev Eurasian National… more »

Abigail Bowen

Direct Admit PhD Education B.A. Political Science and Non-profit Leadership, LaGrange College, 2016 Teaching Experience POLS 3800: Intro to Political Research, Spring 2018 Honors and… more »

Alban Lauka

Alban Lauka Education Master of Arts, Politics & Government in E.U., LSE, 2012 Bachelor of Arts, International Relations, University of New York Tirana, 2011 Bachelor… more »

Sara Ali

Ph.D. Candidate Education Master of International Relation, European Union Politics, Catholic University in Milan, 2012 Bachelor of Arts, International Relations, Catholic University in Milan, 2008… more »

Sing Hui Lee

PhD Student Education Master of Laws (LLM), Xiamen University, 2010 Master of Laws (LLM), University of Hull, 2008 Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of London,… more »

Dexter Lensing

PhD Student Education Bachelor of Arts, Political Science Major, Boise State University, 2016 Publications From Mao to Xi: Chinese Political Leadership and the Craft of… more »

Yoshana Jones Hill

PhD Student Education Juris Doctorate, Vanderbuilt University, 2011 Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Albany State University, 2008 Teaching Experience POLS 4131: Civil Liberties and Rights.… more »

Abdelrahman Rashdan

PhD Student Education Master of International Affairs, International Security Policy, Columbia University, 2011 Bachelor of Arts, Political Science Major, American University in Cairo, 2006 Publications The… more »

Tahmina Rahman

Tahmina Rahman Education Master of Arts, Political Science, Georgia State University, 2016 M.A. Thesis: Radicalization of State and Civil Society: A Comparative Study of MENA… more »

Bailey Fairbanks

Ph.D. Candidate Education Master of Arts, Political Science, Georgia State University, 2015 M.A. Non-thesis: Partisan Cues and the Supreme Court: Public Perceptions and Motivated Reasoning… more »

Alexandra C. Pauley

Ph.D. Candidate Education Master of Arts, Political Science, Georgia State University, 2015 M.A. Non-thesis: TV to Talking Point: How Frames in Entertainment Television Persuade Public… more »


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