Global Studies Institute

START inks new book series with Oxford University Press

Posted On June 13, 2017 by Jessica Rivinius

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) is partnering with Oxford University Press to sponsor a new book series on the causes, conduct and consequences of terrorism. The interdisciplinary series will approach terrorism conceptually as having a developmental “life cycle” that includes the origins of political extremism and the formation… more »

Global Studies Forum Addresses Increased Immigration and Forced Migration

An upcoming forum will explore the causes, consequences and responses to the increased number of forced migration and refugee movements globally.

Georgia State University’s Global Studies Institute will host the forum, Emerging Global Issues Forum on Forced Migration, Immigration and Security on March 30, 2017.

“In the global city of Atlanta, we have a unique… more »

Georgia State Selected to Receive $1.3M to Research Media and Terrorism

Georgia State University has been selected to receive a three-year, $1.3 million grant from the Minerva Initiative for the proposal, “Mobilizing Media: A Deep and Comparative Analysis of Magazines, Music and Videos in the Context of Terrorism.”

The Minerva Initiative is sponsored by the Department of Defense and primarily focuses on university-based social science research… more »

Jennifer McCoy named founding director of Global Studies Institute

The College of Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the appointment of Jennifer McCoy as the inaugural director of the new Global Studies Institute. McCoy is a distinguished university professor of political science at Georgia State University, and has been the director of the Americas program at the Carter Center for the past 16… more »