Category Archives: Faculty Publications and Research

Seminar: Major Pediatric Diabetes Prevention Trial

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Anita Nucci, PhD, MPH, RD, LD of the School of Nursing and Health Professions Nutrition Department will present “Nutritional Prevention of Type I Diabetes: A Research Trial.” Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Student Center, Suite 220 Dr. Nucci … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication on Aztec Gods and God-Bodies

Congratulations to Dr. Molly Bassett on the publication of her new book The Fate of Earthly Things: Aztec Gods and God-Bodies (University of Texas Press). From the publisher: In The Fate of Earthly Things, Molly Bassett draws on ethnographic fieldwork, … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Building the Ghanaian Nation-State: Kwame Nkrumah’s Symbolic Nationalism

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Prof. Harcourt Fuller of the History Department has recently published his new book, Building the Ghanaian Nation-State: Kwame Nkrumah’s Symbolic Nationalism (2014). As the first country in Sub-Saharan Africa to gain independence from a European imperial power, Ghana has always … Continue reading

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Why Professors are creating and using free and open textbooks

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College textbook prices are increasing faster than tuition and inflation. The College Board estimates that students need $1200 per year for textbooks. Based on that number, students in the University System of Georgia (USG) could spend $360,000,000 this year on … Continue reading

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Faculty Research: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Psychology

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Weiskopf on the publication of his  book An Introduction to the Philosophy of Psychology (with Fred Adams, Cambridge University Press). From the publisher:  Psychology aims to give us a scientific account of how the mind works. … Continue reading

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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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Visualizing Human Origins on CURVE’s interactWall

Dr. Deocampo analyzing the Smithsonian Institution’s Olorgesailie core on CURVE’s interactWall

CURVE’s visualization technology is helping researchers take a closer look at our origins. In an effort to understand “local climate dynamics relevant to the time periods and the regions where human evolutionary change took place” researchers are studying core samples … 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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Upcoming library workshop: What is your impact?

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Going up for promotion and/or tenure soon?   Need to identify researchers or journals by discipline?  Want to find out more about altmetrics?   In this workshop for Georgia State faculty and graduate students, Brenna Helmstutler will demo and discuss metric-based … Continue reading

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