The Political Science Department at Georgia State University is pleased to announce its new online BA degree program in Political Science with a Pre-Law Concentration. The program prepares students for success in law school and beyond through learning about American politics and government, comparative politics, international politics, political theory, and public policy and administration.
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 »
J. Jarpa Dawuni, PhD ’10 in political science from GSU and now an associate professor at Howard University, was featured in the NY Times discussing why it makes a difference when the first member of a group rises to a position of power. Dawuni explained that despite the importance of recognizing and celebrating such achievements,… more »
J. Jarpa Dawuni, PhD in political science from GSU, is leading a $1 million grant to establish The Center for Women, Gender and Global Leadership at Howard University. According to the Washington Post, the academic center is among a handful nationwide designed to amplify Black and minority women’s issues.
Dawuni, an associate professor of political… more »
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 »
Dr. Peter Lindsay, GSU Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, has been awarded the 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award by the American Political Science Association (APSA). This award is the latest among a long list of teaching awards that he won throughout his past two decades of teaching at GSU.
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 »
The department of political science would like to congratulate Olivia Murray, class of 2020, on being accepted to Harvard Law School where she will start this coming fall! We wish her the best of luck and are sure she will do great things! Olivia Murray, B.A. in Political Science, graduated with honors distinction and… more »
Ebony Carter, BA in Political Science and Anthropology, is running for Georgia House District 110.
Ms. Carter has been an active member of the student body throughout her undergraduate studies at Georgia State University (GSU). She was a Programs Director for the Black Student Alliance and President of the Young Democrats of GSU, in addition… more »
Can gender diversity on the federal judiciary make it less likely for judges to defer to the executive during times of war? Dr. Susanne Schorpp, Assistant Professor of Political Science at GSU, along with Dr. Rebecca Reid (University of Texas at El Paso) and Dr. Susan Johnson (University of North Carolina at… more »