Philosophical Thought Experiment Sheds Light on Why Some Choose to Vote
Philosophical Thought Experiment Sheds Light on Why Some Choose to Vote

Some of the deepest questions in a democracy stem from how citizens think about voting and why they vote. Dr. Robert Grafstein grapples with these questions through the lens of

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Dr. Michelle Lofton
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Dr. Michelle Lofton

Michelle Lofton received her PhD in Public Administration from Syracuse University. She is also an alumna of UGA’s MPA program. Her research interests broadly explore the intersection of public finance

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Professor Moldogaziev Wins Jesse Burkhead  Award
Professor Moldogaziev Wins Jesse Burkhead Award

Tima Moldogaziev, along with co-authors Sharon Kioko and W. Bartley Hildreth, were recently honored with the 2018 Jesse Burkhead Award for their article “Impact of Bankruptcy Eligibility Requirements and Statutory Liens

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SPIA Professor’s deforestation article now available online
SPIA Professor’s deforestation article now available online

SPIA’s Dr. Gregory Thaler, Assistant Professor in the Department of International Affairs, has a new article in World Development, now available online. Thaler’s research examines the political ecology and political

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New SPIA Spinoff Podcast features UGA legend, Dr. Charles Bullock
New SPIA Spinoff Podcast features UGA legend, Dr. Charles Bullock

Dr. Charles Bullock is a living legend at UGA. He first began his career here in 1968 and in the time since has established himself as an expert in legislative

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The Past, Present, and Likely Future of Redistricting and Partisan Gerrymandering
The Past, Present, and Likely Future of Redistricting and Partisan Gerrymandering

Dr. Charles Bullock has an upcoming article with the Georgia Law Review called “The History of Redistricting in Georgia.” He’s also working on updating parts of his book, “Redistricting: The

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Ryan Powers
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Ryan Powers

Ryan Powers received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2017. Prior to starting at the University of Georgia, he was a Postdoctoral Associate with the

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CITS Fellow speaks on Careers in Intelligence
CITS Fellow speaks on Careers in Intelligence

CITS Nonresident Fellow Warren Stembridge was on campus October 4 and October 5 to speak to students, faculty, and the community on his experiences in the CIA and offer insight

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Visiting Professor Presents on Racial Representation in School District Elections
Visiting Professor Presents on Racial Representation in School District Elections

This past week, Dr. Zachary Peskowitz from Emory University came and gave a talk in the Pinnacle Room of Baldwin Hall to discuss his recent research. The talk was entitled,

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Margaret (Molly) Ariotti
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Margaret (Molly) Ariotti

Margaret (Molly) Ariotti received her PhD from Pennsylvania State University with a focus in Comparative Politics, Political Methodology, and Geography. Her research interests include African politics, institutions, government composition and

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