Buzz Around IAC

Wu Presents at North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics

September 23, 2022

Hongchen Wu, assistant professor of Chinese in the School of Modern Languages, presented her co-authored research “Processing of Mandarin Negative Polarity Item and Free Choice Item Renhe” at the 34th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics, held from Sept. 23-25, 2022, at Indiana University—Bloomington. This research investigates the relationship between variants of polarity items from a cross-linguistic perspective through a self-paced reading experiment.

Besedes Helps Organize, Attends Sardinia Empirical Trade Conference

September 22, 2022

Tibor Besedes, the Mary S. and Richard B. Inman, Jr. Professor in the School of Economics, helped organize the Sardinia Empirical Trade Conference in Cagliari, Italy. He attended the conference and presented one paper as well.

Borenstein Co-authors UNESCO Report on Science in the United States

September 22, 2022

Jason Borenstein, a principal academic professional in the School of Public Policy, was one of six co-authors of the "UNESCO Recommendation on Science and Scientific Researchers and the United States." The report was published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Boulard Co-authors Book on French Writer Victor Hugo

September 14, 2022

Stéphanie Boulard, associate professor of French in the School of Modern Languages, co-authored the book Hugographies: Rêveries de Victor Hugo sur les lettres de l’alphabet [Hugographies: Reveries of Victor Hugo on the letters of the alphabet] studying the relationship between texts and drawings in Hugo’s work through the letters of the alphabet.

Dhongde Elected to SHECP Governing Board

September 13, 2022

Associate Professor Shatakshee Dhongde in the School of Economics was elected to the governing board for the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP). The consortium comprises of scholars in higher education institutions working on poverty and related topics.

Dhongde Helps Organize, Attends IARIW Conference

September 13, 2022

Associate Professor Shatakshee Dhongde in the School of Economics participated in the International Association for Review of Income and Wealth conference in Luxembourg. She co-organized six sessions —including 24 papers, presenters, and discussants — and two of her papers were accepted for presentation.

Yaszek Consults at 80th Annual WorldCon 1946 Project

September 5, 2022

Regents' Professor of Science Fiction Studies Lisa Yaszek provided consulting services for the 80th annual WorldCon's 1946 Project, which is designed to reframe the history of science fiction by putting diversity in science fiction (or the lack thereof) at the center of genre history. Yaszek connected WorldCon programmers with academic and artistic experts in the history of women's, LGBTQ+, and BIPOC science fiction, participated in panels such as "The Leading Ladies of 1946" and recorded informational videos on subjects ranging from pioneering female authors to the strange but true history of the deep connections between postwar science fiction fandom and the development of LGBTQ+ journalism in America.

Mueller Publishes Commentary About Online Service Provider Regulation

September 2, 2022

Milton Mueller, professor and program director for the Masters of Science in Cybersecurity Policy in the School of Public Policy, published a commentary in CircleID on Chinese efforts to regulate algorithms used by online service providers.

Mueller Publishes Commentary on Algorithmic Regulation

September 1, 2022

Milton Mueller, professor and program director for the Masters of Science in Cybersecurity Policy, published a commentary in CircleID on Chinese efforts to regulate algorithms used by online service providers.

Whitlark Earns Honorable Mention for Book on Nuclear Proliferation

September 1, 2022

All Options on the Table, the book by Rachel Whitlark, associate professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, earned honorable mention for the Robert L. Jervis and Paul W. Schroeder Best Book Award for APSA International History and Politics.

Stulberg Writes Column on Georgia Tech's Efforts to Help Rebuild Ukraine

August 26, 2022

Adam Stulberg, chair of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, wrote a column for Global Atlanta discussing efforts by the School and others at Georgia Tech to help rebuild Ukraine.

Utz Presents on the Middle Ages in Medieval Studies

August 23, 2022

Richard Utz, senior associate dean in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts and professor of Medievalism Studies in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, presented a keynote speech on the subject of the Middle Ages in Medieval Studies for "Our Daily Middle Ages" for the International Summer School organized by the University of Lausanne.

Yaszek Publishes Spanish Translation of Short Story Collection on Science Fiction Women Authors

August 23, 2022

Lisa Yaszek, Regents' Professor of Science Fiction Studies in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, published the Spanish translation of her edited short story collection, "The Future is Female: 25 Classic Science Fiction Stories by Women," through publisher Almadia Aljosan S.R.L.U. The Spanish title is "Mundos alternos: Selección de cuentos escritos por las pioneras de la ciencia ficción del siglo XX a partir de ¡El futuro es mujer!."

Lindsay Publishes Article on Cybersecurity, Nuclear Weapons

August 22, 2022

Jon R. Lindsay, associate professor in the School of Cybersecurity and Privacy and the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, published an article titled, “Cyber Operations and Nuclear Escalation: A Dangerous Gamble.” In Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications: A Primer on US Systems and Future Challenges.

Breedlove Co-Authors Op-Ed on Defense Support for Ukraine

August 22, 2022

Gen. Philip Breedlove, distinguished professor of the practice in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, co-authored "Giving Ukraine a Fighting Chance: More Support Needed for the Territorial Defense Force," in The Hill about supplementing Ukraine's defense against Russia's invasion.

Lindsay Publishes Article on Quantum Cryptology

August 22, 2022

Jon R. Lindsay, associate professor in the School of Cybersecurity and Privacy and the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, published an article titled, “These Are Not the Droids You’re Looking for: Offense, Defense, and the Social Context of Quantum Cryptology," in Quantum International Relations: A Human Science for World Politics.

Xing Publishes Article on Taxis, E-Hailing in China

August 19, 2022

Jack Linzhou Xing, PhD student in the School of History and Sociology, published an article titled, “The Temporality of and Competition between Infrastructures: Taxis and E-hailing in China," in Transfers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies.

McIntyre Publishes Article on Private Sector Support of Sustainable Development Goals

August 19, 2022

John R McIntyre, professor in the Scheller College of Business and Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, has published "The Role of Multinational Enterprises in Supporting the United Nations SDGs," the fifth volume in a series on global sustainability and corporate social responsibility and part of the New Horizons in International Business Series.

Hassan Co-Edits Journal Special Issue on Global Health Humanities

August 17, 2022

Narin Hassan, associate professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication and director of Graduate Studies for MS-Global Media and Cultures, co-edited a recently released special issue of the journal Medical Humanities. The issue presents research in the emerging field of Global Health Humanities.

Breedlove Co-Authors Op-Ed on the U.S. Sending Arms to Ukraine

August 17, 2022

Gen. Philip Breedlove, distinguished professor of the practice in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, co-authored "US Must Arm Ukraine Now, Before It’s Too Late," published in The Hill, arguing for the U.S. to supply arms and economic aid to Ukraine to defeat Russia.