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.
Talking to GPB Radio, Dr. Amy Steigerwalt dives deep into the legal aspect of the newly signed Georgia House Bill 481, also known as the Heartbeat Bill. The topic is gaining an increasing domestic and international attention and begging a lot of questions on how the new law would interact with the other laws.
Centered on the theme of Prison Reform and Re-Establishing Citizenship, the fourth annual Zoukis Summer Institute was successfully concluded on May 9th, 2019 with a long list of speakers including state representatives, judges, founders of non-profit organizations, lawyers, academics, and other justice advocates.
The Zoukis Research Collaborative encourages and supports scholarly research into all aspects… more »
Dr. Rashid Naim was unanimously co-opted on the Academic Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, University of Oxford. Dr. Naim’s experience with the University of Oxford extends back to the 1980s where he taught several courses along with working with the Oxford University Press’ Journal… more »