Social Sciences

Recent Faculty Publications

Department of Anthropology

Emanuela Guano, Associate Professor

Emanuela Guano, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Creative Urbanity: An Italian Middle Class in the Shade of Revitalization (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016).

Emanuela Guano, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Immaginado Buenos Aires (Milan: Franco Angeli, 2016).

Steven Black, Assistant Professor

Black, S. (2017). “Anthropological Ethics and the Communicative Affordances… more »

Recent Faculty Publications

Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL

Lucy Pickering, Eric Friginal, and Shelley Staples (eds.), Talking at Work: Corpus-based Explorations of Workplace Discourse (Palgrave MacMillan, 2016).

Department of Biology

Wright N, Rida P, Krishnamurti U, Li X, Aneja R. “Targeted drugs and diagnostic assays: Companions in the race to combat ethnic disparity.” Frontiers in Bioscience (Landmark… more »

College names Dean’s Early Career Award winners

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce this year’s Dean’s Early Career Award winners: Assistant Professors Monique Moultrie of Religious Studies, Julia Gaffield of History, and Suazette Reid Mooring of Chemistry.

The Dean’s Early Career Awards provide research funding to rising faculty stars each year. The award helps the College of Arts… more »

Philosophy Alum Helps Start First Philosophy Master’s Program in Cambodia

Thanks to the work of philosophy alumna, Maria Montello, and the Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia now has its first-ever Philosophy Master of Arts program.

“People say that when you go into this line of work, you can be guaranteed that only one person will change as the result of it—you,” Montello said. “That… more »

Atlanta: Still the Black Mecca?

“Still the Black Mecca?: Race, Social Inequality and Urban Displacement in 21st Century Atlanta” is a day-long symposium exploring racial equity in the historic capital of the Civil Rights Movement, held at the Georgia State Law School on November 9, 2016. Panelists will discuss structural racism; political, cultural and economic solutions; and will connect scholars,… more »

Georgia State Student, Hardly Home But Always “Reppin’”

Walter Williams grew-up overwhelmed by pressure. Pressure to fit in. Pressure to overcome. Pressure to make ends meet.

The Georgia State University psychology student spent his childhood surrounded by negative influences in a high-crime neighborhood. But thanks to an overwhelming amount of love and a scholarship to one of Georgia’s top high schools he was… more »

2016 Dean’s Early Career Awards

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce this year’s Dean’s Early Career Award winners: Assistant Professors Jeffrey Boortz of Art and Design, Zhipeng Cai of Computer Science, Gina Marie Caison of English, Nadine Kabengi of Chemistry and Geosciences and Jennifer Craft Morgan of Gerontology.

The Dean’s Early Career Awards provide research funding… more »

2016 Outstanding Alumni Awards

The College of Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the winners of its 2016 Outstanding Alumni Award: Amna Shirazi and Steve Wrigley.

Shirazi is a top Atlanta immigration lawyer and activist who works on issues around deportation, asylum and human rights, domestic violence and family immigration. Wrigley is the vice chancellor for… more »

Elisabeth O. Burgess Named Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America

ATLANTA- Elisabeth O. Burgess has been named a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America in acknowledgment of her long career of scholarship.

According to Burgess, the most rewarding part of her career has been dispelling the myths facing the aging communities.

“Age is not just about decline,” states Burgess. “Older adults are the most… more »