New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Geoffrey Sheagley
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Geoffrey Sheagley

Geoffrey Sheagley received his PhD from the University of Minnesota where he has since been an Assistant Professor of Political Science. His research and teaching focuses on political behavior, public

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Dr. Mollie Cohen
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Dr. Mollie Cohen

SPIA is excited to introduce Mollie Cohen. Mollie Cohen received her PhD in Political Science from Vanderbilt University. From 2017-2018, she was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Latin American

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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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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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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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Building Understanding about Congress and the 2016 Election
Building Understanding about Congress and the 2016 Election

Dr. Jamie Carson’s most recent book, Electoral Incentives in Congress, is the literary manifestation of conversations Carson had with one of his graduate students, Joel Sievert. Throughout Sievert’s time at

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