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.
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.
The second episode, called House Divided, includes an interview… more »
GPB News’ Political Rewind hosted Dr. Amy Steigerwalt to discuss early voting in Georgia. In addition to GSU’s Professor of Political Science, the edition — entitled “Voter Suppression Allegations, Big Spending On Ads” — featured Greg Bluestein, Political Reporter at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Democratic Strategist Howard Franklin, and Republican Strategist Jackie Cushman.
The Zoukis Research Collaborative invites you to attend a presentation by internationally acclaimed artist Jan Banning on his Law & Order, Pulaski Women’s Prison and the case of Christina Boyer. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 1:00 – 2:30 PM at Langdale, Room 1076, Political Science Department, Georgia State University.
Dr. Rashid Naim, Principal Senior Lecturer of Political Science, got appointed as the new member of the National Model United Nations (NMUN) Board of Directors. Established in 1927, NMUN is the world’s largest intercollegiate Model UN conference with a Board of Directors composed of nine voting members changing every two years. Dr. Naim has been… more »
Hainer Sibrian, a Political Science alumnus and a winner of the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, spoke at the convocation of the Honors College 2022 class. Sibrian is attending Harvard University’s Kennedy School to pursue his master’s in public policy as part of his already promising academic and career journey with an eye… more »
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 »
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 »