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.
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 »
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 »
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.… more »
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 »
In recent months, President Trump has used other terms to label terrorists, calling them instead “deranged persons” and even “losers.” Newsweek spoke with a number of experts and persons affected by acts of terror about using these labels and others. Global Studies’ Dr. John Horgan was one such expert:
“John Horgan, a professor at… more »
On November 1, 2017, an attacker drove a truck into a busy lower Manhattan bike path. The attacker, an Uzbekistan citizen who legally entered the U.S. in 2011, was “under the radar of counterterrorism officials,” says the article posted on Arab News.
The reporter spoke with Global Studies’ Professor John Horgan, whom they noted… more »
Dr. Jennie Burnet delves into the horrors of the Rwandan genocide, and how the violence of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va., and the reaction of U.S. President Donald Trump mirror the beginnings of those atrocities.
“In Rwanda in the early 1990s, the single-party state of President Habyarimana faced a political impasse. Fearful of losing their… more »