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 »

Associate Dean Pearl McHaney Receives Professorship to Increase Awareness of Southern Literature

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that Pearl McHaney, associate dean of fine arts and professor of English, has received the Kenneth M. England Professorship of Southern Literature.

The Kenneth M. England Professorship is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences’ English Department. The endowment was established to support teaching,… more »

Parents, You’re Right. Research Shows Toddlers Know The Sounds They Make Influence Others

Confirming what many parents already know, researchers at Georgia State University and the University of Washington have discovered that toddlers, especially those with siblings, understand how the sounds they make affect people around them.

The findings are published in the Journal of Cognition and Development.

There has been limited research on what children understand about… more »

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Posted On May 12, 2015
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Name: Makeda Roberts Degree Program: MA/PhD Program in Sociology Research Focus: My research looks at the intersection of sexual practices, sexual health, and socioeconomic status in black and white women and how they change overtime.

How are you funding your graduate education?

I am funding my graduate education by being a participant in… more »

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Posted On May 8, 2015
Categories Psychology

Name: Scot Seitz Degree Program: Ph.D. in Clinical and Community Psychology Research Focus: My research interests include positive youth development, youth program evaluation, and incorporating evidence-based strategies into community programming.

How are you funding your graduate education?

My program offers a tuition waiver, so I only pay for fees each semester. I… more »

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Posted On May 8, 2015
Categories Sociology

Name: Hersheda Patel Degree Program: M.A./Ph.D. in Sociology Research Focus: I am interested in how universities balance the needs for academic excellence, competitiveness, and diversity in enrollment — and how the nature of that balance affects students’ persistence and retention. I am currently investigating how specialization and mission differentiation allow universities to achieve upward… more »

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Posted On May 8, 2015
Categories Neuroscience

Name: Sarah Pope Degree Program: PhD in Neuroscience Research Focus: Neural Underpinnings of Imitation in Chimpanzees

How are you funding your graduate education?

I receive the Primate Social Cognition, Evolution, and Behavior (PSCEB) Fellowship through the University 2nd Century Initiative (2CI) Program. It provides up to 7 years of funding for PhD track students… more »

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Posted On May 8, 2015
Categories Sociology

Name: Makeda Roberts Degree Program: MA/PhD Program in Sociology Research Focus: My research looks at the intersection of sexual practices, sexual health, and socioeconomic status in black and white women and how they change overtime.

How are you funding your graduate education?

I am funding my graduate education by being a participant in the… more »

Turkey Study Abroad 2015, a Traveling Think Tank

Abbas Barzegar of Religious Studies traveled to Turkey last year to explore the Syrian refugee crisis and the operations of faith-based non-governmental organizations (NGO) in refugee zones. This summer, Barzegar will continue this exploration with a group of graduate and undergraduate students for Georgia State University Turkey 2015, the Study Abroad Think Tank.

“I realized… more »

May Art Openings! Faculty Solo Shows from Atlanta to Brooklyn to Miami

Exhibition Dates: May 9 – June 14, 2015 Opening Reception: Saturday, May 9, 7-10 pm

Before Arcade Fire’s Reflektor video or Michael Fassbender’s Frank, there was Craig Drennen with prosthetic head and guitar. Drennen has performed versions of his “AWFUL” piece at Socrates Sculpture Park (Awful Outside, 2011), during Atlanta’s FLUX Night performance festival (1-Hour… more »