Author Archives: La Loria Konata

About La Loria Konata

La Loria Konata is an Assistant Professor and the Policy Studies Librarian. She holds a Juris Master from Emory Law, a Master in Public Administration from Georgia State and Master in Library Science from Clark Atlanta.

Best Dissertation Award for Andrew Young School Alumna

Elizabeth Searing

Andrew Young School alumna Elizabeth Searing (Ph.D. in Public Policy ’15) was recently awarded the Best Dissertation Award from the Public and Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management at its annual meeting in Anaheim, California, for her work in … Continue reading

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Fall Newsletters for the Andrew Young School

A newsletter for each department in the Andrew Young School has been published and is accessible in a new, user-friendly Research Guide: Criminal Justice – library.gsu.edu/cjnews Economics – library.gsu.edu/econnews Public Management and Policy – library.gsu.edu/pmapnews Social Work – library.gsu.edu/swnews Each … Continue reading

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Student Publication: Lights, Camera, Action

Emefa Sewordor, a doctoral student in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies  along with professor David Sjoquist have a new publication, Lights, Camera, Action: The Adoption of State Film Tax Credits (Summer 2016). Over the last 20 years, states … Continue reading

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Brown v. Board of Education Finally Realized in One City

On May 14, 2016, more than 60 years after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education   decision, the junior high and high schools in my hometown of Cleveland, MS were ordered to integrate to end segregation of the public schools. … Continue reading

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Faculty Honored as Top Criminologists

Brent Teasdale and Leah Daigle were ranked among the world’s top 100 criminologists, according to a paper, “Measuring the Quantity and Quality of Scholarly Productivity in Criminology and Criminal Justice: A Test of Three Integrated Models,” published by Glenn Walters in … Continue reading

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Faculty Research on Transgender Adults

Kristie_Seelman

With the passage of House Bill 2, North Carolina’s law that bans transgender people from using the bathroom of their preferred gender status, bathroom access for transgender adults has been a hot topic in the news. Social Work professor, Dr. … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Economic Contributions to Sports

Many of us recently watched Super Bowl 50 where the Denver Broncos faced the Carolina Panthers. If Carolina had won, Cam Newton would have been only the third black quarterback to lead his team to a Super Bowl victory. Doug … Continue reading

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“Andrew Young’s Making of Modern Atlanta” with free screening series

“The Making of Modern Atlanta” (Narrated by Ambassador Andrew Young and former WSBTV anchor Monica Pearson) is the story of Atlanta’s growth from a small, provincial deep south city into the international metropolis it is today, and the Andrew Young … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Caregiving and Care Sharing

Nancy Kropf

Social Work Professor Nancy Kropf and next Dean of the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions, has co-authored a new book, Caregiving and Care Sharing: A Life Course Perspective with Dr. Roberta Green, Emerita Faculty from the … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Evolution of Strategic HRM

Bruce Kaufman

Bruce Kaufman, Professor in the Economics department at Georgia State University recently published an article, “Evolution Of Strategic HRM As Seen Through Two Founding Books: A 30th Anniversary Perspective On Development Of The Field,” Human Resource Management 54.3 (2015): 389-407. … Continue reading

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