Congratulations GSI Award Winners!

The Global Studies Institute honors two exceptional students this year with the Global Citizen Award and the Global Studies Major of the Year Award. Congratulations Christine and Hannah!

Pictured (left to right) are GSI Director Tony Lemieux, Christine Provine, and Hannah Anderson.

Christine is the recipient of this year’s Global Citizen Award. She graduated… more »

Lindsey DeWick Wins Provost Award Poster Presentation in Social and Behavioral Sciences & Humanities

Posted On April 26, 2018
Categories Student Projects

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 »

Dr. Lemieux to Give Keynote Address at 2018 Annual Meeting of the GPA

Posted On April 10, 2018

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. Ellis Adams Published online on ‘The Conversation’

People in African cities are taking charge of their water supplies – and it’s working

Assistant Professor Ellis Adjei Adams recently published an article on The Conversation about an improved, community-based model for providing water to urban areas in sub-Saharan Africa.

“Community based water supply models have been common in rural areas for some time,”… more »

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

Posted On February 23, 2018
Categories Uncategorized

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
Categories Uncategorized

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 »

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 »

Dr. Jennie Burnet Interviewed for “Anthropologist on the Street” Podcast

Anthropologist on the Street Episode 14: “Political Divisiveness & the Encouragement of Violence with Dr. Jennie Burnet”

“When multicultural societies begin dividing into factions based on ethnic identities, assigning blame to the “other” and emphasizing the differences among us rather than the similarities, the stage is set for political violence… or worse.

“Dr. Jennie… more »