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.

The second episode, called House Divided, includes an interview… more »

Steigerwalt Discusses Early Voting on GPB’s Political Rewind

Posted On October 22, 2018
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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.

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Upcoming Event: Jan Banning on Pulaski Women’s Prison

Posted On October 10, 2018
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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.

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Political Science Alumnus Receives Prestigious Fellowship, Joins Harvard

Posted On August 24, 2018
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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 »

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 »

Goldberg’s Research Cited in the NY Times

Posted On June 3, 2018
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The work of Zach Goldberg, a GSU PhD student of Political Science, is featured in a New York Times opinion piece by Thomas B. Edsall. The author referred to Goldberg’s research on the ideological trends among liberal, moderate and conservative whites in the US to support his argument that white liberals have been moving sharply… more »

Pariah to Pulitzer: Lakeyta Bonnette-Bailey Discusses Rap Music’s Path

Posted On May 9, 2018
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Writing to The Conversation, Associate Professor Lakeyta Bonnette-Bailey discusses how Rap music made it to the Pulitzer Prize after being fought for years. “While some have attempted to silence rap because of its raw portrayal of life in inner-city communities, people increasingly see its value. Like slave narratives, rap music has given an authentic… more »

2018 Annual Graduate Student Conference Concluded with 29 Speakers

Posted On March 7, 2018
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The Graduate Student Association (GSA) at the Department of Political Science successfully concluded its 10th annual meeting on Saturday March 3rd, 2018. The Graduate Student Conference ran 10 different panels and roundtables with 29 speakers. Topics discussed included security politics, identity, NGOs, American institutions, public opinion, international politics and public law. The Graduate Student Conference was… more »