Atlantis Program EU-US Cooperation in Higher Education and Vocational Training Program
Following the recent renewal of the EU/FIPSE joint higher education initiative -the Atlantis Program- and a highly successful pilot program supported by the initial transatlantic cooperation agreement, the College of Education together with its US and European partners look to expanding the benefits of this international collaborative program which focuses on preparing educators to become diverse thinkers and leaders of educational innovation through reflective practice, and cultural literacy at the local, state and national levels.
International Training Initiatives in Public Policy - New
The International Studies Program at Andrew Young School of Policy Studies (AYSPS) planned to secure external funding in support of its reputable fiscal policy training programs which target governments of developing and transitional countries. Short-term intense programs run customizable courses while long-term programs include country-specific Masters programs, research programs at developing country universities, and government scholar programs. The proposed outcome of these programs is increased human capital and collaborative partnerships.
Improving Fiscal Policy Governance in Developing Countries- New
This initiative, involving a GSU multidisciplinary team, had as its goal strengthening AYSPS to become as a world-renowned center in fiscal policy studies and design. The team will capitalize on associated technical assistance opportunities in diverse countries representing developing and transitional economies. The intended outcome will include attracting the best graduate students, researchers, and international governments seeking advisement in fiscal policy issues.
Confucius Institute: A Joint Initiative with Soochow University
The goal of this initiative is to establish a Confucius Institute at Georgia State. The cross-discipline, cross-national Institute would be a collaborative project between the College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State and Soochow University in China. This project will not only represent an opportunity to bring in steady external funding but will also foster research and pedagogical activities in Chinese language and history, applied linguistics, business, and other related disciplines.
Exploring Ancient Egyptian and Chinese Field Sites Using Biotechnological Approaches
The proposed program will not only enhance innovation in environmental biology research and biotechnology, it will also focus on the development of an international training program and a joint M.Sc program in Biotechnology for students with Cairo University and a panda research program in China.
Immigration and Human Rights: A Research Partnership Connecting Georgia State University, Universite de Strasbourg (France), and Friedrich-Alexander-Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg (Germany)
The proposed program by GSU’s Center for Human Rights will expand its global focus to advance immigration and human rights research, relevant topics in a post 9/11, EU era. It is hoped that formal collaboration with two of Europe’s most “human rights relevant” cities will help achieve this objective, enhance academic curriculums, and garner research support from external funders including the European Commission, the United States Institute for Peace, and the governments of France and Germany.
Documentary Film and Journalism Project for 'Smoke-free Workplaces' in China's Factories
This program is a joint initiative of Georgia State and Shanghai University to attract private and public external funding for an international documentary film and journalism project to promote the establishment of smoke-free workplaces in China’s industrial plants. A second objective of the project is the establishment of a media research and education program which could potentially develop into an Institute to train journalists and journalism students for China’s changing media environment.
PPWGB is a global longitudinal study focused on understanding the psychological health of individuals, schools and communities from a social-cultural perspective. The proposed program, in its formative stage, will continue the development of the Mexico portion of the project and build a database to enhance the development of successful grant submissions to external funding sources for the longitudinal research and interventions promoting the psychological well-being of children and adolescents in Mexico and the U.S.
Strengthening Collaborations on Research and Evaluation (SCORE) for Water and Health in the Dominican Republic
With increased funder interest and prior research in the Dominican Republic, principal investigators of this program will build on existing experience and relationships with stakeholders on water and health to conduct an initial research and evaluation project. Results from this project will serve as the basis to seek funding and an enhanced collaborative project on access to household water treatment and improved access to water supply.
Building the Foundations for Planning, Preparation, and Submission of a Proposal to Establish a Center for International Business Education and Research at GSU
S. Tamer Cavusgil
The goal of this proposed initiative is to establish a Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at GSU. This major Title VI grant will enable the university to join the ranks of 31 other major business schools nationally to become a center of excellence in international business research, teaching, training, and outreach.