Georgia State Alumna Angelica Guilbeaux Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to South Korea

Angelica Guilbeaux, an alumna of Georgia State University, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to South Korea as an English teaching assistant, the U.S. Department of State and the F. William Fulbright Scholarship Board have announced. 

Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected based on academic and professional achievement as well as a… more »

Student and School Variables Can Predict High School Dropout, Georgia State University Study Finds

The gap in the high school dropout rate among students of different racial and demographic backgrounds narrows when certain variables, such as socioeconomic status and school size, are the same, according to a Georgia State University study.

The researchers looked at the characteristics of students and schools that are often associated with dropout. Unlike… more »

Georgia State Senior Noa Erlitzki Selected As Barry M. Goldwater Scholar

Noa Erlitzki, a Georgia State University Honors College student, has been named a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, one of 240 award recipients nationwide.

Honors College students Antoinette Charles and Estera Maxim, earned honorable mentions for the Goldwater Scholarship, marking the first time that Georgia State has had three students recognized by the Goldwater Foundation in… 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 »

Unparalleled Opportunity

Dozens of enterprising undergraduate students participate each year in an annual conference that highlights and recognizes their research. The Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference gives students the opportunity to present their hard work and innovative ideas to fellow students, faculty and staff.

Carissa Lavin, Krishna Mehta and Aaron Richards, students in Georgia State’s Honors College, are three participants who grasp every opportunity Georgia State provides.

Carissa Lavin

Carissa Lavin has her sights set on making a difference. She’s chosen… more »

Staff Awards: Heather Russel and Jimmy Du

The College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State is proud to announce the winners of its 2017 Staff Awards. Heather Russel, associate director of creative writing, won the Senior Staff Leadership Award. Zhenming “Jimmy” Du, the director of the university’s Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility, won the Outstanding Junior Staff Award.

Heather Russel is… 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 »

Recent Faculty Publications (World Languages and Cultures)

Héctor Fernández-L’Hoeste, Professor: Héctor D. Fernández L’Hoeste, Lalo Alcaraz: Political Cartooning in the Latino Community (University of Mississippi Press, 2017).

Elena del Río Parra, Professor: Elena del Río Parra, “Vivir en el extremo. Locura y suicidio en la temprana modernidad española”. Monstruosidad y locura en los Siglos de Oro. Ed. Susana Gala Pellicer. Special issue,… more »

Recent Faculty Publications (Sociology)

Charles Jaret, Professor Emeritus: Robert Adelman, Lesley Williams Reid, Gail Markle, Saskia Weiss, and Charles Jaret (2017). “Urban crime rates and the changing face of immigration: Evidence across four decades.” Journal of Ethnicity and Criminal Justice 15 (1): 52-77. doi: 10.1080/15377938.2016.1261057

Charles Jaret (2017). “Atlanta’s potential immigrant voters: Where are they, who are they, and… more »

Recent Faculty Publications (Psychology)

Tricia Zawacki King, Professor: Hecht, E.E., Robins, D.L., Gautam, P., & King, T.Z. (2017). Intranasal oxytocin reduces social perception in women: Neural activation and individual variation. Neuroimage, 147, 314-329. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.12.046.

King, T.Z., Smith, K., Burns, T., Sun, B., Shin, J., Jones, R., Drossner, D., Mahle, W. (2017). FMRI investigation of working memory in… more »