Thu, April 17, 2014

POLISCI In 60 Seconds

  • Thank a donor day

    The University of Georgia Office of Donor Relations and Stewardship in partnership with the UGA Student Alumni Council is hosting the third annual Thank a Donor Day on April 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Tate Student Center Plaza. The event is free and open to the UGA community. All UGA schools, departments and units are encouraged to participate.

  • Want to be an ambassador?

    The deadline for applications for the 2014-2015 SPIA Ambassador program is Monday, April 21, 2014. SPIA ambassadors are given opportunities to learn from and network with faculty, administrators, and serve as a link between the Dean’s Office and the undergraduate student body of the School.

  • New issue online

    The 4th issue of the 1540 Compass is now online. It features a look at Indonesia’s progress on self-assessments of nuclear security culture and Belarus’s national framework document for implementing UNSCR 1540.

  • An insider's account

    Loch K. Johnson's book, American Foreign Policy and the Challenges of World Leadership: Power, Principle, and the Constitution, sets the stage for the ongoing debate about how the U.S. ought to conduct itself as a world power.

Faculty News

Dr. Keith Dougherty wins SPIA Research Award

Apr 2014 Congratulations to Dr. Keith Dougherty, recipient of the 2014 SPIA Research Award. He was also recently recognized by the Student Government Association for outstanding contributions to undergraduate teaching. Dr. Dougherty is the latest example of how our Political Science faculty excel at both research and teaching.

student news

Pi Sigma Alpha 2014 Inductees

Apr 2014 The Department of Political Science is pleased to welcome our newest inductees into Pi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science honor society. Pictured with our new inductees are Dean Stefanie Lindquist, Department Head Dr. John Maltese and faculty adviser Dr. Teena Wilhelm.

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Dr. Andrew Owsiak wins CURO Research Mentoring Award

Up Close

  • Boyd, Christina L.

    Assistant Professor

    Christina L. Boyd is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science. Her current research focuses on the quantitative examination of judges and litigants in federal courts. ...

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    Bakker, Ryan

    Assistant Professor

    Carson, Jamie L.

    Professor

    Jamie Carson is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Georgia. He received his PhD from Michigan State University in 2003, where he was a fellow in the Political Institutions and Public Choice Program now located at Duke University. He has worked at the University...

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  • Childers, Matthew

    Postdoctoral Honors Teaching Fellow

    Finch, Wendi

    Administrative Assistant II

    Wendi has been with the department since 2007. She is responsible for general departmental information, handling incoming calls, updating the department’s Facebook page, copies, faxes, bulletin boards, incoming and outgoing mail, course evaluations and departmental filing. Wendi is also the...

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    Gurian, Paul-Henri

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Gurian earned his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1987. Since then he has been teaching and doing research in the Political Science Department at the University of Georgia. During that time, he developed both graduate and undergraduate courses on Campaign Politics....

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Events

POLISCI Calendar
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Apr 28

Graduate school receipt deadline

5:00 pm

Final date for the receipt of the following by the Graduate School: Final Defense Approval Form (all doctoral, MS, MA, MHP, MLA) and corrected copy of thesis/dissertation.

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Apr 28

Classes End

Sponsor: University of Georgia

5:00 pm

Classes End

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Apr 29

Reading Day

8:00 am

Reading Day

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Apr 30

Final Exams

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Final Exams will take place from April 30 - May 6, 2014

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May 2

Deadline for May 2014 graduate students to complete submission requirements

5:00 pm

Final date for completing all requirements except submission of theses/dissertations (see earlier deadlines).

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May 7

Public Service & Outreach Awards Luncheon

12:00 pm

TBA

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May 9

2014 SPIA Convocation

The School of Public and International Affairs is pleased to host a convocation for its undergraduate students graduating in May. The Convocation will be on Friday, May 9th at 2 pm in the Volleyball Arena of Ramsey Center for Student Activities.

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May 9

Commencement

Sponsor: University of Georgia

7:00 pm

Sanford Stadium

2014 Commencement

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May 12

Summer 2014 Registration

Sponsor: University of Georgia

8:00 am

Summer 2014 registration

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May 12

Grades Due

Sponsor: University of Georgia

5:00 pm

Grades Due