Kelsi Quick Wins Two GSURC Awards

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 »

Sarah Gershon appointed to the WomenLead Professorship

Posted On January 18, 2020

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 »

Dexter Lensing Awarded NBR’s Chinese Language Fellowship

Dexter Lensing, a Ph.D. candidate in political science at Georgia State University, has been awarded the 2019-2020 Chinese Language Fellowship Program (CLFP) from the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR).

The fellowship seeks American scholars in PhD programs committed to researching contemporary Chinese politics, society, and modern history with the goal… more »

Kristina LaPlant Awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Teaching

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 Teaching and Learning (CETL). The Certificate of Teaching Excellence provides a professional academic standard by recognizing the discipline-specific pedagogy programs, and related mentoring and supervision achieved by Graduate Teaching Assistants… more »

Bailey Fairbanks Receives Graduate Teaching Assistant Pedagogy Award

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 (CETL). The Graduate Teaching Assistant Pedagogy Award goes to the graduate student who exhibits exceptional work in the classroom and a dedication to improving his or her craft.

In addition… more »

Feit Awarded Contemporary Political Theory’s Best Paper Prize

Posted On October 8, 2018
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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.

The article, described by the committee as “path-breaking,” argues that King demonstrates that impatience is a democratic virtue. It builds on impatient knowledge to argue that democratic impatience aides in… more »