Political Science to Host Event on Solitary Confinement in the U.S. Featuring Photographer Richard Ross

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, Richard Ross, photographer and faculty member at the University of California Santa Barbara, is headed to Georgia State to discuss his artwork and activism that highlights mass incarceration and solitary confinement in the United States.

“In an age of hyperbole, Ross’s work in juvenile justice shows a path to using art… more »

Philosophy and Neuroscience Professor to be Honored for Contribution to Philosophy Research

Andrea Scarantino, philosophy and neuroscience professor, has been selected to receive the 2017 Herbert A. Simon Award for Outstanding Research by the International Association for Computing and Philosophy (IACAP). 

The Simon Award recognizes early career scholars whose research is expected to reshape debates at the nexus of computing and philosophy. The recipient is awarded… more »

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 »

Georgia State Leads Effort to Submit Civil Rights Sites for World Heritage Recognition

Georgia State University has recently received a $600,000 grant from the Alabama Tourism Department to develop a serial nomination of U.S. Civil Rights sites to be submitted to the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage list.

“We’re creating a list of what are the most significant sites that tell the story of… more »

History Professor Produces CD for Jamaican Cultural Group After Visit to Campus

In September, eleven members of a Jamaican Maroon ensemble called the Moore Town Granny Nanny Cultural Group traveled to Georgia State University to perform as a part of history Assistant Professor Harcourt Fuller’s Jamaican Maroon Project. Now, Fuller has produced a CD for the group.

“The Granny Nanny Cultural Group is featured in my documentary,… 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 »

Recent Faculty Publications (World Languages and Cultures)

Elena Del Rio Parra, Materia Médica: Rareza, Singularidad y Accidente en la España Temprano-Moderna (University of North Carolina Press, 2016).

Fernández L’Hoeste, Héctor. “What’s in an Accent? Gender and Cultural Stereotypes in the Work of Sofía Vergara.” In The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media. Eds. María Elena Cepeda and Dolores Inés Casillas. London, UK: Routledge,… more »

Model UN and Model Arab League Teams Win Big in November

Georgia State University’s Model United Nations (Model UN) and Model Arab League teams took November by storm, winning top honors at competitions.

“In keeping with the 14-year tradition in Model Arab League and 13-year tradition in Model United Nations, the Georgia State University teams once more had a great semester,” said faculty advisor Rashid Naim.… more »

Alum Receives National Recognition for Dissertation

Nick Sciullo, a Department of Communication alumnus, was recently awarded the Most Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Critical/Cultural Studies Division of the National Communication Association for his dissertation, “A Rhetorical Analysis of George Jackson’s Soledad Brother: A Class Critical and Critical Race Theory Investigation of Prison Resistance.” This honor makes Sciullo the first Department of… more »