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 “Changing the Paradigm? Creating an Adaptive Course to Improve Student Engagement and Outcomes in Introductory Political Science Classes.”
The study contributes to our understanding of how, and why, Adaptive Learning… more »
Özlem Tunçel, Ph.D. student of Political Science, was awarded the department’s Best Graduate Paper Award for 2020-2021. Entitled “Electoral Performance of Post-Rebel Political Parties,” the paper discusses the question of why do some post-rebel political parties perform better than others and argues that party-specific or country-specific characteristics might affect 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 scholars dedicated to making research on global issues accessible to policymakers.
In his essay, entitled “The Future of Territorial Conquest,” Dr. Altman found that although the relationship between conquest and… more »
Dr. Peter Lindsay, GSU Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, has been awarded the 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award by the American Political Science Association (APSA). This award is the latest among a long list of teaching awards that he won throughout his past two decades of teaching at GSU.
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: Holocaust Remembrance after Communism, is the co-winner of the prize presented by the American Political Science Association (APSA).
This is the third award for Dr. Subotic’s book following the 2020… 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 Philippines. It is the first time in two decades that a political scientist is being recognized for this award.
Dr. Arugay is currently a professor at the Department of Political… more »
Kelsi Quick, a GSU Political Science undergraduate student, has won two research awards at the GSU Undergraduate Research Conference (GSURC) for her paper entitled, “Double Standards? Approval Ratings of Male and Female Prime Ministers During National Security Crises.”
Ms. Quick was awarded the first place Global Engagement Award from the Office of International Initiatives… more »
Dr. Jelena Subotic, Professor of Political Science, has been awarded the 2020 Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies for her book Yellow Star, Red Star: Holocaust Remembrance after Communism. The book explains how East European countries after the collapse of communism pursued new strategies of Holocaust remembrance where the memory, symbols, and imagery of… more »
The Board of Regents has approved the appointment of Dr. Sarah Gershon to the Ray and John Uttenhove WomenLead Professorship. The criteria for selection of this endowed professorship included high-quality scholarship, excellence in leadership, and an ability to inspire students to learn. WomenLead was established in 2015 by the Robinson College of Business… 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). Ms. Teah won the $1,000 award after taking part in a writing competition addressing the issue of Land Restitution Rights for Black South Africans. Headquartered in Atlanta, SAWA was… more »