McCoy on NPR Discussing Historical Roots of Venezuela’s Crisis

Posted On May 20, 2019

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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Wedeman Testifies in front of the USCC on China

Dr. Andrew Wedeman offered his testimony to the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) on Xi Jinping’s battle with corruption in China. The hearing, entitled “What Keeps Xi Up at Night: Beijing’s Internal and External Challenges,” took place on Feb. 7, 2019 at the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

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McCoy Speaks to NPR on Polarization in Venezuela

NPR’s The Democracy Test hosted Dr. Jennifer McCoy to speak about polarization in Venezuela. The Democracy Test is a six-part series from Truth, Politics and Power hosted by Neal Conan and historian Heather Cox Richardson and interviews academics about stressors on American democracy historically and today.

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GSU Interns “Inside Atlanta’s Immigrant Cages”

Posted On August 9, 2018
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The Project South and Georgia Detention Watch released a 105-page report on the conditions for detained immigrants in Georgia. GSU interns, Trevont Johnson and Pedro Ortiz, were among the team that produced the “Inside Atlanta’s Immigrant Cages” report involving a year-long documentation process and interviews with 38 detained immigrants and several immigration attorneys. Among other… more »

Is Trump Master Negotiator or Malleable Amateur? Hankla’s Take

Posted On June 13, 2018

Charles Hankla, Associate Professor of Political Science, explains the dangers of Trump’s inconsistent and aggressive trade policies in an opinion piece published by The Conversation. “Inconsistent and aggressive trade policies, whether produced by a master negotiator or a malleable amateur, risk poisoning the mutual trust necessary to make such a system function,” Hankla argues. The… more »

Henry Carey Discusses Trump’s “Sultanism” on NPR

Henry Carey, GSU’s Associate Professor of Political Science, discusses Trump’s “sultanism” with Neal Conan on his NPR show Truth, Politics and Power. Carey explains how the current administration’s penchant for making impulsive decisions based on personal relationships is an example of “sultanism” that echoes similar styles of Stalin, Kennedy, Nixon, and the Kims of… more »