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.
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 »
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.
GSU PhD Candidate in Political Science, Claudio Sandoval, has been appointed as the Ambassador of the Venezuelan Government in exile to Honduras. The appointment was granted by the government of Honduras on Feb. 1st, 2019. Mr. Sandoval’s research on the intersection of democracy and human rights in Latin America is a continuation of a professional… more »
Dr. Jennifer McCoy has been making several recent media appearances on national and international media outlets to analyze the Venezuelan ongoing crisis. France 24 TV, Canadian Public Broadcasting, Mother Jones, and BBC World News TV are among the outlets that hosted Dr. McCoy. For more updated, please follow her on twitter: more »
Amelia Hawkins, a former Political Science intern and ’16 alum at Georgia State University, has been named as Gov.-elect Brian Kemp’s Director of Executive Operations. Ms. Hawkins is among 14 people who will serve on the governor’s senior leadership team.
In a news release on Monday Kemp expressed his pride in the new team, “I… more »
The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) awarded GSU’s Political Science faculty-led team the Digital Learning Innovation Award for their work on reshaping the Global Issues course using adaptive learning courseware. Dr. Chris Brown received the award on behalf of the team — Dr. Jeannie Grussendorf, Dr. Brown and Mr. Michael Shea — along with… more »
Dr. Lakeyta Bonnette-Bailey, Associate Professor of Political Science, was interviewed for the Washington Post story on rap music in light of the midterm elections. The article discusses the support Atlanta rappers might be lending to Stacey Abrams and traces it back to Jeezy’s political engagement.