Hildreth Named Executive Director of National Tax Association

Posted On November 20, 2014 by Marcia Jones Cross

Georgia State University economics professor W. Bartley Hildreth was named the new executive director of the National Tax Association (NTA) during its annual Conference on Taxation in Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 13-15, 2014.

An expert in public budgeting and finance, particularly in tax policy and municipal securities, Hildreth serves on the faculty in the… more »

Georgia State to Jointly Headquarter New USDA Research Center for U.S. Agri-Environmental Policy

Posted On November 19, 2014
Categories News, Publications

ATLANTA–Professors Paul Ferraro of Georgia State University and Kent Messer of the University of Delaware will head the newly created Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-Environmental Policy Research (CBEAR), supported with a $750,000 award from the Economic Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

CBEAR-affiliated faculty will use behavioral and… more »

Former Metro Atlanta Chamber Exec Joins Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State

ATLANTA – Retired Metro Atlanta Chamber President Sam A. Williams, a nationally recognized expert in urban competitiveness, has joined the faculty of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University.

Williams, in his new position as a professor of practice, will help plan and participate in scholarly and… more »

Professor Robert Moffitt Presents at the 11th Annual W.J. Usery Distinguished Lecture

In the Usery Lecture held October 8, 2014, Robert Moffitt, the Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Economics at Johns Hopkins University, spoke about the surprising changes in the U.S. welfare system over time.

Moffitt’s lecture, “The Deserving Poor, the Family, and the U.S. Welfare System,” provided a long-run overview of the U.S. welfare system. It focused on… more »

Mark Reed’s Classes Are Murder

Posted On October 27, 2014 by Karey Perkins, Ph.D.

Mark Reed teaches about murder: the types of murder, the kinds of people who murder, the ways to murder, but most importantly, the reasons why people murder. And one of the more popular courses this associate professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology teaches is CRJU 4900: Serial Killers.

“This course always fills up, and it’s… more »

30 Under 30 Awards Honor Alumni Tayo Adeyefa and Kristyn Back

Posted On October 16, 2014
Categories Alumni and Friends

The 2014 Nonprofit Leader 30 Under 30 Awards, recognizing young professionals in the nonprofit sector, were awarded to Andrew Young School of Policy Studies alumni Tayo Adeyefa and Kristyn Back.

After a statewide nomination process, the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) and the Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) present the award to individuals who display… more »

Research Supports Advances in Gender Diversity Policies

Posted On October 9, 2014 by Marcia Jones Cross

When Sebastian Beckham Nix graduates in December, he hopes that the diploma for his B.S. in Public Policy-Nonprofit Studies will have the correct name on it. Nix, a transgender man known as Becks, entered Georgia State University in 2010.

While Becks is comfortable talking candidly about his past, he’s the exception rather than the rule.… more »

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