Goldberg on NPR Discussing Changes Among White Liberal Voters

Zach Goldberg, a doctoral student of political science at Georgia State University, had his work featured on NPR discussing the changes among white liberals towards race.

In an article entitled “How White Liberals Became Woke, Radically Changing Their Outlook On Race,” NPR’s political correspondent Asma Khalid discussed different indicators that show a more left-leaning… 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 »

Interview: Sandoval’s Effort for Democracy in Venezuela

In an interview with GSU News Hub, Claudio Sandoval discussed his journey serving Venezuela amid its recent political turmoil.

Mr. Sandoval, LL.M. ’19 and a former Political Science PhD student at Georgia State University, was appointed as the Venezuelan Ambassador to Honduras early this year, which is a position full of challenges considering that… 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 »

Dendere, PhD Graduate, appointed at Wellesley College

Dr. Chipo Dendere, a 2016 Political Science PhD graduate of GSU, has been appointed as an Assistant Professor at Wellesley College. Chipo was also elected to Treasurer of the African Politics Conference Group, an affiliate organization of APSA, MPSA, ISA, and the African Studies Association.

Dr. Dendere’s doctoral dissertation and subsequent book manuscript is on… more »

GSU Alumna Among Campaign Staff of El Salvador’s Newly Elected President

GSU Political Science 4+1  alumna, Martha Revelo, was among the team that led to a presidential electoral victory ending almost three decades of two-party rule in El Salvador.

President-elect Bukele and his running mate Félix Ulloa – affiliated with the Nuevas Ideas party – ran on a populist anti-corruption ticket in a nation with high… more »

PhD Candidate Sandoval Appointed as Venezuelan Ambassador to Honduras

GSU PhD Candidate in Political Science, Claudio Sandoval, has been appointed as the Ambassador of the Venezuelan Government in exile to Honduras. The appointment was granted by the government of Honduras on Feb. 1st, 2019. Mr. Sandoval’s research on the intersection of democracy and human rights in Latin America is a continuation of a professional… more »

New Faculty Publication on “Polarizing Polities: A Global Threat to Democracy”

Dr. Jennifer McCoy, Distinguished University Professor of Political Science, has published her latest volume as a guest co-editor and chapter author on “Polarizing Polities: A Global Threat to Democracy” along with Dr. Murat Somer of Koç University. The ANNALS volume features a chapter by Tahmina Rahman, PhD Candidate in Political Science… more »

Call for Submissions: 2019 Annual Graduate Student Conference

The Graduate Student Association of Political Science at GSU is pleased to announce the 11th annual Graduate Student Conference on March 2, 2019. The conference will be hosting Dr. Jennifer Gandhi, Associate Professor of Political Science at Emory University (Ph.D. New York University, 2004), as the keynote speaker. Dr. Gandhi’s research focuses on… more »