Dr. Henry F. (Chip) Carey, Associate Professor of Political Science, discusses the common reason behind demonstrations that have swept across a lot of countries recently.
“Numerous anti-government protests have paralyzed cities across the globe for months, from La Paz, Bolivia, to Santiago, Chile, and Monrovia, Liberia, to Beirut,” he wrote. “… [T]hey also share… more »
Only when democratic decentralization is combined with the integration of political parties, fiscal federalism will consistently deliver on its governance promises, Dr. Charles Hankla and coauthors argue in a new book.
Using data from 135 countries across 30 years in addition to comparative case studies of Senegal and Nigeria, the authors formalized… more »
With a standing ovation and close to 1,000 attendees, Stacey Abrams was welcomed today to Georgia State University High School Model of the United Nations (GSU MUN) conference’s opening ceremony. The GSU MUN is the second-largest MUN conference in the south, with more than 900 delegates from 43 schools across metro Atlanta.
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 »
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 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 »
GSU’s Dr. Sarah Allen Gershon and PhD candidate Kristina LaPlant found that men and women experience different emotional reactions during political debates, based on evidence from the first presidential debate of 2016.
In their study published by the Journal of Political Behavior, Gershon and LaPlant – along with their co-authors Kim L. Fridkin and… more »
Along with a GSU colleagues, Professor Peter Lindsay piloted a project that allows inmates to receive college degree. The program fulfills a dire need after decades of having Georgia prisons mostly offering vocational courses.
Talking to NPR’s Throughline, Dr. Jennifer McCoy discussed the roots of the current economic and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Throughline is NPR’s history podcast hosted by Rund Abdelfatah and Ramtin Arablouei.
Dr. Jennifer McCoy is a leading expert on Venezuela and a distinguished University Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University.