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GSU TV Special Edition: Refugees Give Back

Posted On August 10, 2017
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[VIDEO] In this special edition of GSU TV, we see the difficult challenges of the global refugee crisis as well as the many positive aspects of accepting refugees into our communities. The program highlights the diversity of Clarkston, Georgia, one of the most diverse cities in the country. It shows the stories of refugees… more »

Understanding American Muslim Converts in the Context of Security and Society

Posted On August 5, 2017
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This project, funded by the Minerva Initiative is a collaboration with colleagues at GCORE (co-PI Dr. Scott Flower), the University of Melbourne, and Queensland University of Technology. The project will run for three years (beginning 1 January 2016) and seeks to understand how and why Muslim converts are over-represented in violent extremism. To achieve this, the project examines… more »

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When Immigration And Refugee Issues Abound, Georgia State Tackles Them Here And Abroad

The Global Studies Institute hosted its first annual Emerging Global Issues Forum on March 30, tackling the pressing international issue of “Forced Migration, Immigration and Security.” The event was largely a success, opening the door for a long series of much-needed conversations on these important issues.

SaportaReport.com featured a write-up of the event in… more »

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Dr. Horgan Published in the APA April 2017 Issue

(h4)Psychology of Terrorism: Introduction to the Special Issue

Abstract Despite the extraordinary social and political consequences often associated with terrorist violence, as well as our responses to it, psychological research on terrorist behavior is conspicuously underdeveloped. This special issue of American Psychologist presents a series of articles that showcase new conceptual, theoretical, and empirical advances… more »