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New to our Department

We are pleased to welcome several additional people as the newest members of our department:

Dr. Carlin received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008.  His research interests include comparative politics, political cultlure, political institutions, elections, and Latin American politics.  Current research projects include comparative analyses of support for democracy, political trust, political participation, and executive approval.

Dr. Huiyun Feng has joined us as a Visiting Lecturer for 2008-09. Dr. Feng holds a PhD in Political Science from Arizona State University (2005), and she comes to us from her most recent position as an Assistant Professor at Utah State University.

Dr. Sarah Gershon is our new Assistant Professor in American Politics. Dr. Gershon is a recent graduate of Arizona State University where she received her Ph.D. in American Politics.  Her research interests include media and politics, gender politics, and race and ethnicity.  She has been published in the International Journal of Press/Politics, the Journal of Politics, and Social Science. 

Dr. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Arizona State University in 2007. Prior to joining the faculty at GSU, Dr. He taught as Assistant Professor at Spelman College (2007-2008). His research interests include international relations theory, international political economy, Asian security, Asian politics, and research methods. He has published articles in European Journal of International Relations, Security Studies, Asian Security, and International Relations of the Asia Pacific. He is the author of Institutional Balancing in the Asia-Pacific: Economic Interdependence and China’s Rise (forthcoming at Routledge). 

Dr. Charles Moore accepted our offer for the open Lecturer position in American Politics. Dr. Moore brings with him 36 years as a PhD-holding political scientist from the University of North Carolina, having held previous positions at Wayne State University, University of Georgia, American University, Birmingham- Southern College, University of West Florida, and Millsaps.  His research interests include Americna government, public policy, and urban politics.  In addition to University positions he has worked for the Southern Regional Council, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Mississippi joint legislative committee.