Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts offers an array of undergraduate and graduate degrees that provide opportunities to discover and develop a variety of skills and interests. All IAC degrees include options for students to branch out into areas of learning in addition to their major, through minors, certificates, non-major clusters, and free electives.

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  • College of Liberal Arts Invited Speakers and Lectures [1]

    Events hosted or sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts - Ivan Allen College
  • School of Economics [203]

    The School of Economics' Mission is to provide our students with the ability to understand and analyze economic phenomena in technologically complex environments, to contribute to the body of economic knowledge, and to ...
  • School of History and Sociology (HSOC) [74]

    An interdisciplinary unit consisting of scholars from history and sociology. HTS brings the perspective of the social sciences to bear on critical issues facing the modern world, while providing a source of analysis that ...
  • School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC) [310]

    The School of Literature, Media, and Communication focuses on technologies of representation in traditional and new media texts, including cultural studies of science and technology, digital media studies, and the study ...
  • School of Modern Languages (ML) [15]

    The School of Modern Languages collaborates as an interdisciplinary partner with other units in the Ivan Allen College and across campus to prepare future participants in the global workforce through applied studies in ...
  • School of Public Policy [1333]

    The Georgia Tech School of Public Policy is an interdisciplinary learning community exploring the policy implications of science and technology.
  • The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs [1031]

    The School of International Affairs, the only school of its kind at a major technological university in the United States. Created in 1990, and named in honor of former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn in 1996, the School is committed ...

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  • COVID-19: Preventing Future Pandemics 

    Kostoff, Ronald N.; Briggs, Michael B.; Porter, Alan L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020)
    The COVID-19 pandemic has had global health and economic adverse impacts. The main measures being taken to control the spread of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus associated with COVID-19) are conceptually those that were taken to ...
  • Essays on financial economics 

    Zhang, He (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-04-24)
    This dissertation explores the problem of what kind of impacts can education of employees have on firms’ financial and economical performances, the problem of how monetary policy made by Federal Reserve Bank can influence ...
  • Internalizing externalities: Roles of networks, clubs and policy commitments 

    Qu, Jingwen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-04-26)
    Externalities arising from actions of one player in the economy and directly affecting the well-being of another are ubiquitous. In these situations, market equilibria often fail to be efficient. This dissertation explores ...
  • For the birds: Researching theory and practice in environmental conservation policy processes 

    Mistur, Evan Matthew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-04-16)
    This dissertation explores how policy processes and decision-making structures influence environmental management in public agencies. It contributes to our understanding of how traditional bureaucratic systems of organization ...
  • Market-based approaches for postharvest loss reduction 

    Adebola, Olufunke T. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-03-16)
    Do farmers in contract farming (CF) arrangements have lower levels of postharvest losses than do farmers who do not participate in contract farming? Does our current understanding of postharvest losses overlook other ...
  • PATH-DEPENDENCIES FACED BY SELECT POLICIES TOWARD SOLID-STATE LIGHTING 

    Smith, Alexander M (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-12-18)
    The studies in this dissertation – concerning inter-firm R&D collaboration, patent production and sharing, and electric power infrastructure – will illustrate the influence of path-dependency on outcomes delivered by ...
  • Combining Tactical and Strategic Treatments for COVID-19 

    Kostoff, Ronald N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-03)
    As of mid-March, 2020, many countries in the world are on partial lockdown, to control the spread of the pandemic (COVID-19) resulting from the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The only effective ‘treatments’ at this time are good ...
  • The Return of the Ethnostate? The Alternative for Germany (AfD) and the Populist Tide 

    Coury, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-03-03)
    Over the past decade, Europe has seen a rise in the popularity of right-wing populist parties and Germany has been no exception. While the AfD (Alternative für Deutschland) began as an anti-EU party that opposed the so-called ...
  • Discriminating Systems: Gender, Race and Power in Artificial Intelligence 

    Myers West, Sarah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-02-25)
    The artificial intelligence industry is in the midst of a crisis in diversity and inclusion: while the representation of women in computer science recently fell below levels in the 1960s, inclusion across lines of race, ...
  • The Cat, The Reverend, and The Slave: Discussion 

    Della Negra, Alain (2020-02-03)
    What does it mean to live in a reality of your own making? This strange, chilling and compelling documentary explores this questions by following three members of “Second Life” who reincarnated themselves into a world ...
  • The Largest Unethical Medical Experiment in Human History 

    Kostoff, Ronald N. (2020-02)
    This monograph describes the largest unethical medical experiment in human history: the implementation and operation of non-ionizing non-visible EMF radiation (hereafter called wireless radiation) infrastructure for ...
  • Three Essays on The Growth of the Market for Patents and Its Challenges to Innovation Policy 

    Kwon, Seok Beom (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-10-01)
    A sheer number of US patents have been transferred through market transactions and that the size of the market for patents has grown. In this dissertation, I conduct three complementary studies to examine how the market ...
  • Electricity Infrastructure Threats And Policy Response 

    McGrath, Jenna K.C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-11-08)
    The overarching research question of this dissertation is how are policymakers responding to threats to the electricity grid? The database of attacks on the United States electricity system, created and analyzed in Chapter ...
  • Non-Aligned Utopias: A Round Table Discussion 

    Francis, Gladys; Gueye, Oulimata; Morris, Susanna; Pierre, Alix; Sy, Samba; Xavier, Subha (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-10-09)
    New technologies and the soaring accessibility of media production in recent decades have allowed African countries to challenge their place on the cultural world scene. Critic and curator Oulimata Gueye’s research focuses ...
  • Truth under Siege: Making Climate Knowledge in an Age of Transparency, Skepticism, and Science Denial 

    Edwards, Paul N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-11-11)
    This talk examines the history of environmental data systems in the context of the current US administration’s assault on environmental science. Tracking and understanding environmental change requires scientific memory, ...
  • Effect of Education on Income Inequality: A Cross-National Study 

    Jeng, Richard; Gane, Julia; Lages, Ricardo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-11)
    This paper explores the effects of education on income inequality. Data from over 50 countries was used and income inequality was measured through the Gini coefficient. Two regression models were created and controlled for ...
  • Effects of Household Income on Graduation Level Across US Counties 

    Boss, Libby; Lewis, Graham; Patram, Karl (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-11)
    This paper analyzes the effect of household income on the graduation level on a county scale across the United States, following the hypothesis that household income should have a positive impact on graduation rates, ...
  • The Impact of Research and Development Expenditure on Economic Growth 

    Mandel, Andrew; Darcy, John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-11)
    Expenditure on research and development often signifies that a country is committed to making advancements in the fields of science and technology. This study attempts to reveal the relationship between economic growth (as ...
  • The Influence of Education Levels on Income Inequality 

    Cuadrado, Paula; Fulmore, Olivia; Phillips, Elizabeth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-11)
    This paper explores the role of education in income inequality. The data comes from the United Nations Development Programme Human Development Reports and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. We started ...
  • The Effect of Trade Barriers and Governmental Regulation on Overall Economic Well-Being 

    Lawson, Cade; Dietrich, Cavan; Murray, Thomas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-11)
    Barriers to trade and other market regulations have long been thought to inhibit the ability of a nation’s economy to grow and prosper. We test this hypothesis using a multiple regression model and data from The Heritage ...

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