Discrimination and Subjective Well-being: The Moderating Effects of Value Orientations

Posted On February 23, 2018
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PI: Rengin Bahar Firat

This project focuses on the ways values help mitigate the negative effects of discrimination on well-being.

The main goal of this proposed project is to examine the ways general value orientations might be moderating the relationship between discrimination and wellbeing. I specifically focus on agentic value orientations revolving around independent… more »

The Politics of Urban Violence in Developing Countries

Posted On February 23, 2018
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PI: Louis-Alexandre Berg

This project examines the causes and consequences of criminal violence in cities affected by rapid urbanization, political transition and institutional weakness. It seeks to explain variation in crime levels among neighborhoods and cities; examine the role of local and national government in preventing or fueling crime; and identify innovative solutions that… more »

Jennie Burnet

Dr. Burnet Publishes Paper Online on Effective States and Inclusive Development

Political settlements, women’s representation and gender equality: The 2008 gender-based violence law and gender parity in primary and secondary education in Rwanda by Drs. Jennie E. Burnet and Jeanne d’Arc Kanakuze was recently published online by Effective States and Inclusive Development.

“This paper explores the ways in which power and politics shape the realisation… more »

Southwest Airlines Recognizes Global Studies Student and Internship Recipient Christine Provine

Congratulations to GSI student Christine Provine, who was featured in an article on the Southwest Air Community website as a “Community Connector.” As part of her Global Studies internship, Provine has dedicated her time toward rejuvenating Woodruff Park through Central Atlanta Progress. The organization, which is responsible for the management of the park… more »