Government & Sociology, Department of

Announcement    Monday, November 1, 2021
Ever feel like you’ve been thrown into a frying pan? You must think fast, be creative and do what it takes to get the job done. Magnify that about 20 times, and you know what it feels like to participate in the Southeast Model of the African Union (SEMAU)—a realistic, three-day simulation that recreates the gathering of African heads-of-state. Students debate issues of critical importance and make decisions that could be adopted by real governments, impacting the lives of millions...
Event    Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Ever feel like you’ve been thrown into a frying pan? You must think fast, be creative and do what it takes to get the job done. Magnify that about 20 times, and you know what it feels like to participate in the Southeast Model of the African Union (SEMAU)—a realistic, three-day simulation that recreates the gathering of African heads-of-state. Students debate issues of critical importance and make decisions that could be adopted by real governments, impacting the lives of millions...
Dr. Charles Ubah and Dr. Eustace Palmer (in middle) with Georgia College's 2019 SEMAU participants.
Announcement    Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Congratulations to Government and Sociology professors Dr. Carrie Cook and Dr. Sara Doude on having their article published now on Taylor & Francis Online. The article is called "Sexual Minority Vulnerability and Fear of Victimization" and looks at a rarely researched area. The data used in it was collected from GC students. The abstract for the article can be found at the following link: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15564886.2021.1983910
Announcement    Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Dr. Scott Buchanan, department chair of Government and Sociology, has co-edited a book titled "The 2020 Presidential Election in the South." The volume analyzes the political trends at work in the 2020 presidential election in the South. The book, published by Lexington Books, features chapters written by political experts in the field of Southern Politics. Dr. Buchanan’s book is the most recent in a series of volumes that dates to 1984, and the series is among the most prestigious...
Announcement    Tuesday, August 17, 2021
                                           SEMAU   SOUTHEASTERN MODEL OF THE AFRICAN UNION                                      2021 Conference    Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA                                  November 3-6, 2021 Every year, the University System Africa Council organizes a simulation of the annual meeting of Heads of State of the African Union (AU). The simulation, which takes the form of a three-day conference hosted in turn by one of the universities/colleges...
Announcement    Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Georgia College’s Criminal Justice master’s program was one of only two state universities to make Intelligent.com’s list of the “Top 50 Master’s in Criminal Justice Degree Programs for 2021.” Intelligent.com recently announced its choices for the country’s top master’s program in criminal justice with Georgia College and Mercer University from Georgia. The top 50 schools were chosen based an assessment of 208 accredited colleges and universities in United States. According to Intelligent.com’s...
Announcement    Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Join scholars, practitioners, and fellow students in spotlighting key issues of the election administration system at the Election Integrity Symposium. WebEx seminars will be hosted March 31, at 1 p.m. regarding Efficiency, Security and Equity, and April 1, at 1 p.m. addressing Public Trust and Voter Efficacy. The Election Integrity Symposium will offer a wide variety of viewpoints on the recent voting concerns detected in the 2020 election. Georgia election official, Gabe Sterling,...
Event    Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Join scholars, practitioners, and fellow students in spotlighting key issues of the election administration system at the Election Integrity Symposium. WebEx seminars will be hosted March 31, at 1 p.m. regarding Efficiency, Security and Equity, and April 1, at 1 p.m. addressing Public Trust and Voter Efficacy. The Election Integrity Symposium will offer a wide variety of viewpoints on the recent voting concerns detected in the 2020 election. Georgia election official, Gabe Sterling,...
Announcement    Thursday, February 25, 2021
The Department of Government and Sociology is partnering with the Office of Sustainability and the Department of Landscaping & Grounds to plant a tree in memory of Professor Jennifer Hammack. The event will take place on Friday, February 26th at 2:00pm at the southeastern corner of the Arts and Science building (just north of Terrell Hall). Event attendees will be expected to follow all safety protocols established by Georgia College.