Faculty Highlights

Distinguished University Professor Selected as Chair of the Board of Governors for the Astrophysical Research Consortium

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce D. Michael Crenshaw, Distinguished University Professor and Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been appointed Chair of the Board of Governors for the Astrophysical Research Consortium (ARC).

“I’m excited about this new position because it opens up new collaborative opportunities for our… more »

Red Carpet Arrival

Sofia Espina won an Emmy for her work on a television adventure series, and the journalism major is just getting started.

When she finishes her college degree, Sofia Espina might have a leg up on her fellow job applicants in television news.

The Georgia State University journalism major earned a Southeast Emmy Award — one… more »

Georgia State Neuroscientists Rewire Brain Of One Species To Have Connectivity Of Another

Scientists at Georgia State University have rewired the neural circuit of one species and given it the connections of another species to test a hypothesis about the evolution of neural circuits and behavior. 

Neurons are connected to each other to form networks that underlie behaviors. Drs. Akira Sakurai and Paul Katz of Georgia State’s… more »

Georgia State Researcher Receives $7.7 Million Federal Grant To Study West Nile And Zika Viruses

ATLANTA—A Georgia State University researcher, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Florida State University, has received a five-year, $7.7 million federal grant to study the consequences of West Nile and Zika virus infections on the human central nervous system. 

The three-part study is funded by the National Institute of Allergy… more »

New Faculty Publications

Applied Linguistics

Belcher, Diane (2017). Recent developments in ESP theory and research: Enhancing critical reflection and learner autonomy through technology and other means. In N. Stojkovic, M. Tosic & V. Nejkovic (Eds.), Synergies of English for specific purposes and language learning technologies (pp. 2-19). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Schoars.

Biology

Alston C.*, Dix R.D.… more »

New Associate Deans join college administration

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Kathryn McClymond, Professor and Chair of Religious Studies, has accepted the position of Associate Dean for Faculty Development, and that Dr. Daniel Deocampo, Professor and Chair of Geosciences, has accepted the Associate Dean for Faculty Evaluation position, which will be reconstituted as the… more »

2017 Arts & Sciences Faculty Awards

Posted On April 10, 2017
Categories Faculty Highlights

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the winners of its 2017 faculty awards:

The Outstanding Senior Faculty Award went to Randy Malamud, Regents’ Professor of English. Malamud has written eight books, with his ninth – The Globalist Humanist Tourist – to be published later this year. Malamud also has a… more »

Philosophy Associate Professor Receives Stipend to Examine Human Thoughts

Department of Philosophy Associate Professor Daniel Weiskopf has been selected to receive a $6,000 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) summer stipend to work on his book, The Vehicles of Thought. 

“The NEH is one of the main supporters of innovative scholarship in the United States, so it’s an honor to have been selected… more »