Category Archives: Publications and Research

Open Access and Altmetrics

Altmetrics are defined by altmetric.org as “the creation and study of new metrics based on the Social Web for analyzing, and informing scholarship.”   The use of altmetrics in assessing researcher impact is emerging as a potential alternative or supplement to … Continue reading

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Why does Open Access matter to undergrads?

If you’ve been following our posts about Open Access (OA) research this week, you may think that this is just an issue that matters to professors and librarians. OA – the movement that’s making scholarly articles and other publications available … Continue reading

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Social Work Professor co-edits new journal

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Dr. Deborah Whitley, associate professor of social work, is co-editor of the new online peer-reviewed journal, GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy. The journal is dedicated to topics related to grandparents raising grandchildren. Dr. Whitley has written … Continue reading

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Atlanta Beltline Health Initiatives Lecture

The Georgia State University Community is invited to join the School of Public Health for its’ annual Urban Health Disparities Lecture.  This year, the speaker is Paul Morris, president and CEO of the Atlanta Beltline, Inc.  Mr. Morris will speak … 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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New Faculty Publication: Displaced by disaster: recovery and resilience in a globalizing world

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Devastating hurricanes, earth-scorching wildfires and damaging tornadoes always happen somewhere far, far away from most Americans; or so they believe when they watch another disaster unfold on the news. And most times, they do. However, no community is immune from … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: East Meets East: Chinese Discover the Modern World in Japan, 1854–1898: A Window on the Intellectual and Social Transformation of Modern China

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Department of History professor Douglas R. Reynolds, along with Carol Reynolds, has recently published the book East Meets East: Chinese Discover the Modern World in Japan, 1854–1898: A Window on the Intellectual and Social Transformation of Modern China (2014). From … Continue reading

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Authors Alliance

A new organization called the Authors Alliance launched last May that seeks to represent authors that fall outside of the type of popular author represented by the Authors Guild.  According to their website: The mission of Authors Alliance is to … Continue reading

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J. Mack Robinson College of Business’ New Dean

Richard D. Phillips has replaced Fenwick Huss as Dean of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Phillips, who holds a Ph.D. in Insurance and Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, joined Robinson in … Continue reading

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Research on Resilience and Disability

GSU Sociology Professor Ben Kail

Checkout this recent research publication by GSU Sociology Department and Affiliate Faculty Member of the Gerontology Institute Professor Ben Kail and colleagues: Manning, Lydia K., Dawn C. Carr, and Ben Lennox Kail. 2014. “Do Higher Levels of Resilience Buffer the Deleterious … Continue reading

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