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Faculty Books

Chapter in China, the European Union and the Developing World (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015)
Katja Weber (Nunn School)

The EU, China and Southeast Asia: Divergent Views of Dealing with Human Security in Burma/Myanmar provides a comparative analysis of Chinese and EU influence across five different regions of the developing world.

An introduction to Responsible Conduct for Research in engineering, a subject area at the intersection of research, ethics, and legal compliance.

Green Savings: How Policies and Markets Drive Energy Efficiency
(Praeger, 2015)
Marilyn Brown
(Public Policy) and Yu Wang

Reducing energy consumption as a frontline strategy to address global climate change, threats to energy security, and the challenge of grid reliability.

Postphenomenological Investigations: Essays on Human-Technology Relations
(Rowman and Littlefield, 2015)
Robert Rosenberger (Public Policy) and Peter-Paul Verbeek

An anthology introducing the school of thought called postphenomenology and showcasing projects at the cutting edge of this perspective.

Handbook of Manufacturing Industries in the World Economy (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015)
Jennifer Clark (Public Policy), John R. Bryson, and Vida Vanchan

An interdisciplinary volume providing a critical and multi-disciplinary review of current manufacturing processes, practices, and policies.

What Does Georgia Tech Think?

Selected Press for Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

Gregory Zinman (LMC) in Smithsonian Magazine on the confluence of art and engineering

Carol Colatrella (LMC) on CNET on the hypersexualization of women at tech trade shows

Thomas "Danny" Boston's (Nunn School) longitudinal study cited in The Boston Globe article on public housing

Kenneth Knoespal (LMC) in Global Atlanta on "A Gathering of Continents" exhibit at Georgia Tech

Ian Bogost (LMC) in The Atlantic on the after-work email quandary

Michael Best (Nunn School) in PCWorld on social media's effect on violence

Richard Utz (LMC) in GT News and Georgia Headline News on business buzzwords and metaphors

Ian Bogost (LMC) in The Atlantic on "locking in" to Apple products


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Awards, Celebrations, Donations, and Graduations Highlight Our Wonderful Ivan Allen College Community!

$50,000 Continues Joel V. O'Neal Endowment Fund in Economics

A new $50,000 commitment continues to support the Joel V. O’Neal Endowment Fund in the School of Economics.  Established in 2006, the endowment by Lou D. O’Neal and Vernon J. O'Neal (ECON 1979 and advisory board member) honors their late husband and father.


Spurlocks' Ongoing Generosity Enables Semester Abroad

Gail and Barry Spurlock (ME 1965) presented a check for $50,000 to Professor Bettina Cothran for the Spurlock Study Abroad Scholarship Endowment Fund. Established in 2012 and endowed in perpetuity, the scholarships enable students enrolled in the German Program and German Languages for Business and Technology (LBAT) to study in Germany for a semester. The Fund resides in the Ivan Allen College School of Modern Languages.

Seminar Room Dedicated to Melvin Kranzberg

Through the generous support of the B and B Stern Foundation, the Melvin Kranzberg Seminar Room has been established in the Old Civil Engineering Building, home of the School of History, Technology, and Society (HTS). Present for the dedication were donor Reed Catlett (photo center) who is a member of the Kranzberg family and a trustee of the Foundation, John Stern (left), and HTS Chair Steve Usselman (right).  


New NROTC Scholarship Honors George Henderson Sr.

A new scholarship for the Navy Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (NROTC) at Georgia Tech honors George Robert Henderson, Sr., a veteran of the United States Navy and native of Newnan, Georgia. Inaugural recipients of the scholarship are Georgia Tech students Rebekah Day and Anthony Guidera. The ROTC units are part of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal ArtsPhoto: Captain Craig Thompson, USMC (left) and Midshipmen Rebekah Day


EU Ambassador O'Sullivan Visits Nunn School

Georgia Tech welcomed the Ambassador of the European Union, His Excellency David O’Sullivan, for a talk highlighting the Transatlantic Partnership and discussing European and international issues ranging from relations with Russia and negotiations with Iran to human trafficking and energy. Ambassador O'Sullivan was welcomed by Alasdair Young, Nunn School Professor and Jean Monent Chair, and Vicki Birchfield, Co-Director for the Center for European and Transatlantic Studies (CETS).

First Annual Ivan Allen College Day

We celebrated our first annual Ivan Allen College Day on April 7, 2015! More than 130 students, faculty, and staff attended to recognize award recipients and the end of a successful year with food and fun.

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College Recognizes Alumni Achievement with Inaugural Awards

The Ivan Allen College recognized six outstanding alumni for their extensive accomplishments in their respective fields during the evening portion of the first annual Ivan Allen College Day. Thank you all for joining us for a great evening full of good music, food, and community!

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Poetry@Tech Workshops Offer a Measure of Healing in a Nontraditional Setting

Poetry@Tech is giving back to the greater Atlanta community, offering free workshops to schools, assisted living centers, and prisons. Recent workshops at Positive Impact, a treatment program for HIV+ adults with a history of substance abuse, indicate that the act of assessing and expressing one's emotions through poetry's tightly structured forms are helping to mitigate the mental isolation that many recovering addicts must overcome.


Powering Up: Power Management as a Method of Addressing Energy Storage Challenges

New materials and technologies aren't the only ways to address energy storage challenges. Valerie Thomas (Public Policy) notes that power management, an aspect that doesn't often get much attention, has the potential to greatly impact the way we apppproach power use and storage.


Macrakis Awarded Wilson Center Fellowship

Kristie Macrakis, professor in the School of History, Technology, and Society, has been named a recipient of a prestigious fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. The fellowship term will continue through the 2015-2016 academic year, during which Macrakis will be conducting work on technology and the rise of the U.S. National Security State for a book tentatively titled The Technophiles.


Bankoff Inducted into Morehouse Collegium of Scholars

Joe Bankoff, chair of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, gave the opening remarks at the Peace Builders Conference, sponsored by Atlantic Institute and Morehouse College on April 9. He was among those inducted into the Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preachers, Board of Sponsors and Collegium of Scholars during the Morehouse College Crown Forum Induction Ceremony later that day. Bankoff was additionally honored this past April at the 2015 Luminaries reception hosted by the Woodruff Arts Center for his efforts in championing arts in education. (Pictured above: Lisa and Joe Bankoff at the Luminaries Luncheon)

Georgia Tech Hosts 30th Annual INCS Conference

Approximately 40 students, faculty, alumni and researchers from the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts participated in the Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies (INCS) annual conference in April, hosted by Georgia Tech. This year's conference theme was "Mobilities," seeking to explore mobility and immobility of ideas, afillitations, and networks in the nineteenth century.


HTS Hosts "Sustainable Cities and Just Sports" Workshop

The School of History, Technology, and Society hosted "Sustainable Cities and Just Sports," a workshop featuring panels with scholars discussing issues surrounding sports and the city. Headed by Mary McDonald, the Homer Rice Chair in Sports and Society, panel discussions ranged in topic from historical and contemporary perspctives on sustainable sport to the social and envrionmental politics os sport and cities. McDonald is also heading the Ivan Allen College initative in Sports, Society, and Technology, an interdisciplinary effort meging ideas from architecture, policy, physiology, and economics, among others.

Kosal and Smith Recognized for Outstanding Teaching

Two assistant professors in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Margaret E. Kosal (Nunn School) and John Matthew Smith (HTS), were awarded the 2015 CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award at the annual Faculty and Staff Honors Luncheon on April 17, 2015.


Pollock Receives Lavender Award for LGBTQIA Faculty/Staff Leadership

Anne Pollock has been named a recipient of the inaugural Lavender Award honoring faculty and staff members who have made significant contributions to the LGBTQIA communities at Georgia Tech throughout the past year.


Sam Aral Awarded Building Manager of the Year

Sam Aral, Ivan Allen College (IAC) facilities manager, was awarded the Georgia Tech Building Manager of the Year at the 2015 Building Manager Symposium hosted by the GTPD Office of Emergency Preparedness (OIP) and the Environmental Health and Safety Department (EHS).


Poultry Salmonella Project Wins Policy Category at Capstone Design

Farmaceuticals, a project addressing salmonella incidence in humans through poultry feed and sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), took the top honor in the public policy category during the Spring 2015 Capstone Design Expo held Thursday, April 23.


The Big List of Student Award Recipients for 2014/2015

Students in the college were recognized for outstanding performance through awards across the Institute, the college, and our schools. Take a moment to browse our list of award recipients!


Congratulations and Best Wishes to Our 2015 Graduates!

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