Research

Professor Mia Bloom discusses Women & Jihad

Dr. Mia Bloom weighs in on the subject of women and Jihad in her published article, “Rise of the ‘revolutionary womb’: Behind the sinister cult of female extremists recruiting British jihadis”.

A year ago this week, Britain was in shock and mourning, in the aftermath of the London Bridge terror attack, which left eight… more »

Professor Russell Publishes New Manuscript

Posted On April 3, 2018
Categories Faculty News, News, Research

ABSTRACT Communication researchers have deplored the absence of theory-driven criteria of argument quality in persuasion. Probabilistic Persuasion Theory (PPT) aims to offer theoretical criteria which define the quality of arguments, a priori. Past experimental research tested the validity and distinctiveness of cues as argument quality criteria. Drawing on semantic network theory, the present research introduces… more »

Professor Repnikova Awarded Research Fellowship

Posted On March 30, 2018
Categories Faculty News, News, Research

Professor Maria Repnikova has been awarded a 2018 research fellowship from the Social Science Research Council’s InterAsia Program Transregional Junior Scholar Fellowships program, which is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Hers was one of 14 awarded (out of 134 applications).

Congratulations, Dr. Repnikova!!

“Since 2012, the SSRC has offered a Transregional Research Fellowship program… more »

Practicing Journalism in the Age of Fake News

The Center for Global Information Studies hosted its second fall semester panel on Oct. 11 and welcomed more than 80 guests to hear journalism experts discuss “Practicing Journalism in the Age of Fake News.” Moderated by Maria Repnikova, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Georgia State and director of CGIS, the panel considered… more »

Professor Maria Repnikova Publishes New Book

Posted On August 23, 2017
Categories Faculty News, News, Research

Congratulations to Dr. Maria Repnikova for publishing a new book with Cambridge Press entitled “Media Politics in China: Improvising Power under Authoritarianism”.

Dr. Repnikova is a scholar of global communication, with a comparative focus on China and Russia. Her research examines the processes of political resistance and persuasion in illiberal political contexts, drawing on… more »

Dr. Mia Bloom Terrorism Research Published

Posted On June 6, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Mia Bloom for the publication of her research on IS terrorist methods of weaponizing children. Her work was just featured in “The Conversation”, an independent news source aiming to rebuild trust in journalism by delivering high quality, authenticated and explanatory research directly to the public. Click here to read her article.

We also recognize… more »