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.
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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 »
Female presidents have less power to shape policy and are held to higher standards in key policy areas than male presidents, according to a study led by associate professor of political science Dr. Ryan E. Carlin. The article, “Presidents’ Sex and Popularity: Baselines, Dynamics and Policy Performance,” was published by the British Journal of… more »
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.
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Two student recipients of the University Assistantship under the sponsorship of the Political Science Department presented their work at the 2019 GSU Undergraduate Research Conference (GSURC).
Both being Honors College Students and Presidential Scholars, Kelsi Quick and Jenny Pham worked under the supervision of Political Science faculty. Supervised by Dr. Ryan Carlin,… more »
The 2019 Zoukis Summer Institute will be held on Tuesday May 7th until Thursday May 9th. This year’s theme – entitled Prison Reform and Re-Establishing Citizenship – will have panels featuring state representatives, judges, founders of non-profit organizations, lawyers, academics, and other justice advocates. The panels, open to students, faculty, and the public, are located at… more »
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 »