Dean's E-News | June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016
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Awards and Grants

Congratulations to Andrea Young and Harvey Newman on receiving a 2016 Bronze Telly Award for the film, “Making of Modern Atlanta.”
Young, executive producer of the film, leads the multi-faceted Making of Modern Atlanta Project, which includes a documentary, book and archive sharing the lessons learned from the development of Atlanta for current and future leaders. Newman served as the film’s special advisor.
To learn more about the documentary film, go to the following website:

Kristie Seelman has been appointed to a three-year term as a member of the Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE) Council on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression. CSWE is the accrediting body for SW programs.



Michael Shapiro & Fenton, P. (2016) Miranda Redux: The Impact of Dickerson v. United States. National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer's The Champion Magazine, 40(4), 28-34.

Julie Hotchkiss & Moore, R.J.H. The Importance of Toxicity in Determining the Impact of Hazardous Air Pollutants on the Respiratory Heath of Children in Tennessee. . Environmental Pollution, forthcoming.

John Gibson & Felix Rioja (pictured). Public Infrastructure Maintenance and the Distribution of Wealth. Economic Inquiry, forthcoming. 


Alberto Chong gave a keynote address in Bolivia to the National Association of Entrepreneurs, June 7, 2016. His speech was on the "Economic Growth from a Microeconomic Perspective in Bolivia.” Download a copy of his address at


Andrey Timofeev and Neven Valev (pictured) developed a set of forecasting models for the government of Jordan . The models will be used by the Ministry of Finance to track developments in the macro economy and to plan budget revenues and expenditures. 


Robbie Friedmann wrote the following opinion pieces for the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy’s (ISGAP) Flashpoint column.

John Gibson was quoted on an NPR Marketplace story, “US Lags in Infrastructure Spending,” June 20, 2016.  

Bruce Seaman was quoted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution article, “Atlanta Could Lose Headquarters with $3.8 billion Axiall Takeover,” June 10, 2016.


Paula Stephan’s new work on innovation and research was featured in a article, “We Need More Iconoclasts!,” June 28, 2016.

Sally Wallace and Mark Rider discussed their study, which found single mothers in Georgia who participate in the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) experience greater income mobility than males, whites and people with disabilities on WABE-Radio’s “A Closer Look,” June 14, 2016.  Their interview begins at 1:41 on the podcast.

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