News & Events

Photo of Debbie and Kathy Debbie Cowan, Academic Services Coordinator, and Kathy Malanoski, Accounts Manager, celebrate 20 and 30 years of service to Emory University. On Thursday, August 20, 2015, Debbie and Kathy received college-wide recognition for their dedicated service to Emory. The Department of Political Science congratulates and thanks them sincerely for their hard work and commitment. 
Photo of Carrie Wickham Dr. Carrie Wickham publishes her article, "The Muslim Brotherhood After Morsi: Can the Brothers Reboot?" in Foreign Affairs. This article comes approximately two and half years after she wrote, "The Muslim Brotherhood After Mubarak: What the Brotherhood Is and How it Will Shape the Future."
Photo of Andra Gillespie Cover of Dr. Carrie Wickham just published a new book The Muslim Brotherhood:Evolution of an Islamist Movement. The Middle East political expert follows the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood from its 1928 origins through the 2012 election of Morsi in Egypt.
Photo of Dan Reiter Banner for Political Science NewsThe Department has published its seventh issue of Political Science News. It includes features on department activities, alumni, graduate and undergraduate students, and faculty, as well as Dr. Thomas Remington's view of China and Russia in the 21st Century.
Photo of Marion Creekmore Political Science's Visiting Distinguished Professor, Marion Creekmore, speaks at a Halle Institute forum about his 20 years of experience as an U.S. ambassador in India and South Asia.
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Photo of Tom Clark Political Science Department Professor, Tom Clark, Witnesses Gay Marriage Supreme Court Case.
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Photo of Dr. Michael Rich Photo of Dr. Michael Owens Community Building and Social Change Fellowship celebrates its 10-year anniversary.
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Photo of Dr. Randall Strahan Dr. Randall Strahan conducts an interview with the Emory News Center on the looming debt ceiling fight.
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Photo of Dr. Michael Owens Dr. Michael Owens writes an opinion piece titled MLK Day: A "Day On" for what?  Click here to access the article via the PBS program Need to Know.
Photo of Ashley Moraguez Ashley Moraguez, a Political Science student, talks about her background in political science, her interest in American politics and why she was drawn to the Laney Graduate School. (click here to view the clip)
Photo of Alan Abramowitz Photo of Drew LinzerThe Department of Political Science salutes Drs. Alan Abramowitz and Drew Linzer for their successful predictions of the outcomes of the 2012 U.S. presidential election this past summer.

Painting of Merle Black by Joe Ciardiello Emory Magazine article on, "The Importance of Being Merle: How Emory political scientist Merle Black became the voice of Southern politics". Political scientist Merle Black has enjoyed nearly unprecedented longevity as one of the nation's most-quoted political pundits and remains a go-to source for reporters looking to understand the political implications of current events including the election season. Illustration by Joe Ciardiello.
Photo of Drew Linzer Graph of Linzer's final prediction for the 2012 presidential election.Dr. Drew Linzer's announces his final predictions for the results of the United States presidential election. For more details check his blog at votamatic.org.
Photo of Jeffrey Staton The Department is proud to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Staton has won the Winship Distinguished Research Award from the College. The Winship Award recognizes tenured faculty who demonstrate singular accomplishments in research and encourages further scholarly research and research-based teaching. This is the third year in a row that one of our faculty has won this prestigious recognition.
Photo of Drew Linzer The Emory News Center interviews Dr. Drew Linzer to discuss his new study that addresses what feeds anti-Americanism in the Muslim World.  Titled "Elite Competition, Religiosity, and Anti-Americanim in the Islamic World" he finds that the intensity of conflicting factions within local politics impact this sentiment more than attitudes toward American culture or its policies.  The study was co-written with Lisa Blaydes and was published by the American Political Science Review.
Photo of Dan Reiter Banner for Political Science NewsThe Department has published its sixth issue of Political Science News. It includes features on department activities, alumni, students, and faculty, as well as Dr. Alan Abramowitz's prediction for the 2012 presidential election.
Photo of Tom Clark Cover of Limits of Judicial IndependenceThe Department would like to congratulate Dr. Tom Clark in receiving the William H. Riker Prize (Best Book in Political Economy) for his work on "The Limits of Judicial Independence". The Award will be given to him at the Political Economy Section Business Meeting at the APSA in September 2012.
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Cover of Dr. Andra Gillespie discusses her new book "The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America". The political mobilization and race expert follows the rise of Newark Mayor Cory Booker, his elections against Sharpe James and how he compares to President Obama and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. Click here for the Emory News Center's interview.
Photo of Dr. Michael Rich Photo of Dr. Michael OwensDr. Michael Rich and Dr. Michael Owens' collaborate in study to examine public housing changes and crime in Atlanta and Chicago.   Click here for Kimber Williams' story in the Emory Report.
Photo of Dr. Michael Rich Dr. Michael Rich participates in CNN Dialogues: Today's Other America: Living in Poverty.
Photo of Dr. Abramowitz Photo of Dr. Merle BlackDr. Alan Abramowitz, Dr. Andra Gillespie, and Dr. Merle Black comment on the 2012 Republican presidential nomination race and its impact on November's general election between President Obama and Mitt Romney. Click here for the Emory News Center's interviews.

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