A CENTRAL MISSION
The college has more than 60 faculty in 10 departments conducting research into urban issues.
Georgia State ranks among the nation's top 115 universities in the Carnegie Foundation's elite category of Highest Research Activity.
Georgia State researchers received $122.7 million in external research funding in fiscal year 2018.
Arts & Sciences partners with 47 universities in 18 countries on a wide range of research and student exchange programs.
books published by Arts & Sciences faculty
Arts & Sciences students co-authored publications with faculty last year.
in awards from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the Department of Education and other federal sources last year.
patents in 30 countries attributed to Arts & Sciences faculty.
Research on the Rise
Faculty and students in the College of Arts & Sciences work together within and across disciplines on the crucial scientific, social and cultural challenges of our time.
The college is home to researchers who collaborate on topics including brain function, drug design, biostatistics, urban health and urban environments, language acquisition and development, gerontology, new media and digital arts, ethics and human rights and many others. In our labs and facilities, teams of faculty and students are working on a cure for cancer and on a universal influenza vaccine, discovering new stars and planets, understanding the connection between digital images and trans-cultural conflict, searching for clues about how climate change in the past has affected human evolution (and how that might inform future challenges for humanity) and exploring how to improve the lives of people living with dementia.