Faculty/Students Win APSA Best Conference Paper Award

Posted On July 3, 2021
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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 »

Tunçel Wins Department’s Best Graduate Paper Award

Posted On May 19, 2021

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 »

Altman Wins Foreign Affairs Emerging Scholars Global Policy Prize

Posted On October 22, 2020

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 »

Subotic Wins Another 2020 Book Award

Posted On July 25, 2020

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 »

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 »