Author Archives: Brian K Kooy

Religious Studies Professor Co-edits Book

A Guide for Women in Religion

Congratulations to Dr. Monique Moultrie on the publication of her co-edited work A Guide for Women in Religion: Making Your Way from A-Z (revised edition), published by Palgrave Macmillan. From the publisher: The Guide is a welcome companion for women … Continue reading

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Political Science Professor’s Book Named an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine

The Puzzle of Unanimity

Congratulations to Dr. Amy Steigerwalt whose coauthored book The Puzzle of Unanimity: Consensus on the United States Supreme Court (Stanford University Press, with Pamela Corley and Artemus Ward) was named a 2014 outstanding academic title by Choice Magazine. From the … Continue reading

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Political Science Prof’s Book Named One of the Best of 2014

Wages of Oil

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Herb. His book, The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE (Cornell University Press), was named one of the best Middle East political science books of 2014 by Marc Lynch, contributor … Continue reading

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Political Science Professor to Present Lecture on Conflict Resolution

Jennifer McCoy

Dr. Jennifer McCoy will present a lecture entitled “Bridging the Divide: Creating Dialogue Amid Polarization and Conflict” on Thursday, February 5. Her talk is part of the University’s Women Inspire lecture series, which celebrates the achievement of Georgia State University women. … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Pitiful Giants: Presidents in their Final Terms

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel P. Franklin on the publication of his new book Pitiful Giants: Presidents in their Final Terms (Palgrave Macmillan). Since ratification of the 22nd Amendment in 1951, five American presidents—Eisenhower, Reagan, Clinton, Bush, and Obama—have been elected … Continue reading

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Religious Studies Professor to Present Lecture at Emory University

Molly-Bassett

Dr. Molly Bassett, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, will present a lecture at the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University on the topic of Teosinte & Tlacatl: Corn & People in Aztec Religion on Tuesday, January 27 @ 7:30 … Continue reading

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Symposium on “The Ethics of Police Tactics”

The Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics will hold a symposium on “The Ethics of Police Tactics” to be held on Monday, November 10, 1:30-2:45 in the Lanier Suite of the Student Center. Panelists include Jennifer Baker, professor of philosophy, … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Sainthood and Race

Congratulations to Molly Bassett, Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies on the publication of her co-edited book Sainthood and Race: Marked Flesh, Holy Flesh published by Routledge. From the publisher’s website: In popular imagination, saints exhibit the best … Continue reading

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Philosophy Professor Awarded Humboldt Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr. Andrea Scarantino, Associate Professor of Philosophy, for receiving a Humboldt Fellowship to work on his project, “The Motivational Theory of Emotions,” at the University of Osnabrück’s Institute of Cognitive Science in Germany. The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation … Continue reading

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Neuroethics Conference on Regulating Human Mental Capacity

Georgia State University will host the first “Neuro-Interventions and the Law Conference: Regulating Human Mental Capacity” to be held September 12-14 in the GSU Student University Center, 44 Courtland Street SE. The conference is sponsored by the Atlanta Neuroethics Consortium … Continue reading

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