SPIA Professor’s Experiment Results in New Findings about Committee Voting
SPIA Professor’s Experiment Results in New Findings about Committee Voting

Earlier this year, SPIA professor Keith Dougherty published an article in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization about how stopping rules for committees affect the outcomes of committee voting.

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CITS Program Spreads Understanding about Trade Compliance
CITS Program Spreads Understanding about Trade Compliance

This summer, UGA’s Center for International Trade and Security (CITS) hosted a group of government officials representing India, Pakistan, and China for their annual Export Control Fellows Program (previously called

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Third Time is a Charm: PhD Student Wins Award for Third Year
Third Time is a Charm: PhD Student Wins Award for Third Year

Dhanakorn Mulaphong, a PhD Candidate in Public Administration and Policy, wins a 2018 Best Reviewer Award conferred by the Public and Nonprofit (PNP) Division of the Academy of Management (AOM).

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Professor Wins Outstanding Contribution to Empirical Theory Award
Professor Wins Outstanding Contribution to Empirical Theory Award

Congratulations to Dr. Hal Rainey on winning the 2018 Keith G. Provan Award at the Academy of Management conference. You can read more about the Provan Award here: https://aom.org/Publications/Newsletter/Stories/2016/January/Invitation-for-Nominations—Keith-Provan-Award.aspx

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Developing a Theory to Understand Women’s Involvement in Religious Conflict
Developing a Theory to Understand Women’s Involvement in Religious Conflict

Dr. Lihi Ben Shitrit’s first book “Righteous Transgressions: Women’s Activism on the Israeli and Palestinian Religious Right” was published by Princeton University Press in 2015. Although it was a monumental

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Questioning the Democratizing Power of the Internet
Questioning the Democratizing Power of the Internet

Dr. Rongbin Han’s recent book, “Contesting Cyberspace in China” discusses how although the internet has allowed citizens in some countries to fight authoritarian control, China’s government has found ways to

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Dr. Eric Zeemering
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Dr. Eric Zeemering

SPIA is excited to introduce Eric Zeemering. Eric Zeemering is the MPA Director and an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. His research investigates local governance

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Two Key Issues in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic
Two Key Issues in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Dr. Amanda Abraham has received extensive media attention for her work with Dr. David Bradford, in the Department of Public Administration and Policy (SPIA), as well as colleagues in the

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A Key Piece of the Deforestation Puzzle
A Key Piece of the Deforestation Puzzle

Dr. Gregory Thaler conducted fieldwork in Brazil this summer, supported in part by an Ambassador Travel Award from the UGA Latin America and Caribbean Studies Institute. He gave a presentation

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Dr. Megan Turnbull
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Dr. Megan Turnbull

SPIA is excited to introduce Megan Turnbull. Megan Turnbull received her PhD in Political Science from Brown University. She studies political order, violence, and democratization with an empirical focus in

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