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 »

Jean-Francois Offered Tenure-track at GSU

Dr. Jean-François Koly Onivogui has been offered a tenure-track position at Georgia State University-Perimeter College- Decatur Campus.

Dr. Francois received his PhD in Political Science from Georgia State University in 2019 under the supervision of Dr. Carrie Manning, Dr. Charles Hankla, Dr. Sean Richey and Dr. Jeffrey R. Young. His dissertation, entitled “Understanding the Dearth… more »

Deal Barlow on Christian Nationalism and COVID-19 Vaccination

Monique Deal Barlow, a PhD candidate of Political Science, discussed the underlying reasons why white evangelicals are the least likely religious group to say they will get vaccinated against coronavirus.

In an article for the Conversation, she argued that “suspicion from religious conservatives regarding the COVID-19 vaccine is built on the back of their growing… more »

Carlin, Students in Washington Post on COVID-19, Leadership

Does the public rally behind leaders who get covid-19? Writing for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, Dr. Ryan Carlin and student researchers at GSU’s Pollitik public opinion lab analyzed the approval of five incumbent executives worldwide who contracted COVID-19. The authors found that personal leadership rallies — a bump in popularity after covid-19 diagnosis… more »

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 2401: Global Issues (traditional) – Instructor of Record/Fall 2019. POLS 2401: Global Issues (online) – Instructor of Record/Spring 2019. POLS 3400: International Politics (hybrid) – Instructor of Record/Fall 2018.

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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 Era Committee Chair: Prof. Ozlem Tur Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and International Relations, Bogazici University, 2013

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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 Identity and What It Means for Progressive Christianity Committee Chair: Dr. Louis Ruprecht; Dr. Monique Moultrie, Dr. Brett Esaki Master of Science in Education (Education of the Deaf and Hard… more »