Georgia Tech and Georgia State University announce the Atlanta Global Studies Center (AGSC), a National Resource Center and a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program funded by a $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Congratulations to Lindsey DeWick! The managerial sciences student placed first and won the Provost Award Poster Presentation in Social and Behavioral Sciences & Humanities for her project Dynamic Vs. Static Imagery in the World of Terrorism. DeWick works as an Honors College University assistant through GSI on the Mobilizing Media project under direct supervision of… more »
GSI Director Anthony Lemieux will provide the keynote address, “Bringing Psychology and a Global Perspective to Bear on Terrorism and Violence,” at the annual Georgia Psychological Association meeting this weekend, April 13 through 15. The association heralds Dr. Lemieux in his work at Georgia State University and with several interdisciplinary avenues, including the Department of… more »
Dr. Lemieux was selected as one of the American Council on Education’s 45 fellows for 2018-19. The ACE Fellows Program is dedicated to helping faculty and staff prepare for senior positions in academic administration. Read GSU’s full article on this prestigious opportunity here.
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 »
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 »
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 »