MEET OUR 40 UNDER 40 HONOREE: MATTHEW SCOTT FOWLER
MEET OUR 40 UNDER 40 HONOREE: MATTHEW SCOTT FOWLER

Earlier this year, the University of Georgia announced the 2022 40 Under 40 honorees. The winners include 7 graduates with SPIA degrees. 40 Under 40 celebrates young alumni leading the

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Meet the Board: Clayton Cox (AB ’10)
Meet the Board: Clayton Cox (AB ’10)

Clayton Cox (AB ’10) is the Vice President of Federal Affairs at McGuireWoods Consulting. He has spent over ten years working in campaigns fundraising for political parties and candidates that

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Alumni Board Spotlight: Josh Kivett
Alumni Board Spotlight: Josh Kivett

As a partner and Senior National Strategist at Majority Strategies, a leading national political consulting firm, Josh Kivett is no stranger to pressure. “Politics is like sports; the energy, competition

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Fall 2021 Letter from Political Science Department Head
Fall 2021 Letter from Political Science Department Head

Dear Political Science Department Alumni and Friends, It’s always fun to be in touch with alumni and friends so we can share news on recent developments and points of pride.

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SPIA professor links terror attacks to social desirability bias in new article
SPIA professor links terror attacks to social desirability bias in new article

By: Rachael Andrews In his most recent research article, “Threat-Inducing Violent Events Exacerbate Social Desirability Bias in Survey Responses,” Dr. Shane Singh, along with his co-author, investigates the connection between

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SPIA community seeks to advance diversity and inclusion with new initiative

By: Rachael Andrews The Department of International Affairs has established a Diversity and Inclusion Working Group, which began in Fall 2020. The working group is dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity,

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SPIA professor studies the rise of far-right candidates in the 2018 Brazil election
SPIA professor studies the rise of far-right candidates in the 2018 Brazil election

By: Rachael Andrews The popularity of far-right candidates in democratic elections is growing worldwide. Mollie Cohen, assistant professor of international affairs, is shedding light on the phenomena through an exploration

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with with Garrett Vande Kamp
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with with Garrett Vande Kamp

SPIA is excited to introduce Garrett Vande Kamp! Dr. Garrett Vande Kamp earned his PhD from Texas A&M University in 2019. Dr. Vande Kamp leads a dual research agenda in

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with with Joseph Ornstein
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with with Joseph Ornstein

SPIA is excited to introduce Joseph Ornstein! Joseph Ornstein earned his PhD from the University of Michigan in 2018. His research interests focus on statistical methodology, computational social science, and

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Alumnus Honored with the Florida’s Anti-Defamation League’s 2021 Jurisprudence Award
Alumnus Honored with the Florida’s Anti-Defamation League’s 2021 Jurisprudence Award

SPIA alumnus Tod Aronovitz (AB ‘71) will be awarded with the Florida’s Anti-Defamation League’s 2021 Jurisprudence Award in March 2021. The award is given to those leaders in the legal

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