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.

Sub-communities within this community

  • School of Economics [146]

    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, Technology, and Society (HTS) [59]

    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) [259]

    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) [3]

    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 [1276]

    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 [1018]

    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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Recent Submissions

  • Workshop: Social organization of science and science policy 

    Cozzens, Susan E.; Regan, Priscilla; Rubin, Beth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-10)
  • Panel Data Analysis Of The American Recovery And Reinvestment Act 

    Sullere, Shivang (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-07-18)
    The proposed study seeks to evaluate the merits of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (commonly referred to as the “stimulus”) against its trifold objectives of: (a) creation of new jobs and protection of ...
  • Design agency: Dissecting the layers of tabletop role-playing game campaign design 

    Gasque, Travis M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05-27)
    In the field of digital media, the study of interactive narratives holds the aesthetics of agency and dramatic agency as core to digital design. These principles hold that users must reliably be able to navigate the interface ...
  • Storyscape, a new medium of media 

    Blumenthal, Henry (Hank) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-03-31)
    A storyscape is the new medium of storytelling. It originates in the model of transmedia storytelling defined by Henry Jenkins (2006a) in Convergence Culture and applied to The Matrix franchise. The storyscape medium is ...
  • Policy entrepreneurs, windows, and cycles: Exploring policy change through bicycle infrastructure at the municipal level 

    Weber, Johann C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-03-30)
    Although bicycling has been the subject of increasing academic attention, particularly in the areas of mode choice, benefit analyses, and discussions of policies/treatments, much less attention has been devoted to actually ...
  • Explaining policy differences as a function of diverse governance institutions 

    Flowers, Jim David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-04-08)
    This study asks the question: “How does the structure of cybersecurity policy relate to differences in structure of policy governance of universities and colleges?” The study has three objectives. First, the study seeks ...
  • The role of policy and markets in the development of the solar photovoltaic industry: Evidence from China 

    Sun, Xiaojing (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-01-19)
    This dissertation looks at the technological innovation and market competitiveness of the solar PV industry in China, and examines the role played by policy and markets in the development of the industry. Using solar cell ...
  • Social media and innovation ecosystems 

    Arora, Sanjay (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-01-14)
    The innovation ecosystem’s online presence continues to grow with the emergence and maturation of ICT-based platforms. With these new channels, a diversity of actors, including firms, scientists, universities, media entities, ...
  • Consuming science: A history of soft drinks in modern China 

    Yao, Liang (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-01-14)
    This dissertation investigates the development of the soft drink market in China from the late nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century, with particular attention to the rise of Coca-Cola. It examines how soft ...
  • Labeling GM Food Argument Map 

    Balinao, Elizabeth; Davis, Jordan; Marcus, Charles; Reisinger, Payton (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05)
    Argument Map focused on the need for labeling genetically modified food products
  • Benefits of GM Technology Use 

    Balinao, Elizabeth; Davis, Jordan; Marcus, Charles; Reisinger, Payton (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05)
    An argument map focused on the various benefits of GM Technology and why it should be used for food reduction.
  • Metropolitan American in a Globalizing Age: Inequalities and Opportunities 

    Amsterdam, Daniel; Higginbotham, Elizabeth; Needham, Andrew; Nicolaides, Rebecca; Shapiro, Thomas; Usselman, Steven W. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-04-22)
    This keynote panel presentation, a part of the Metropolitan America in a Globalizing Age: Inequalities and Opportunities symposium hosted by the School of History and Sociology at Georgia Tech, seeks to investigate various ...
  • East Asian Studies 

    Kikuchi, Masato; Li, Haizheng; Lu, Hanchao; Wang, Qi; Woodall, Brian (2016-04-15)
  • The Effect of Inequality on Satisfaction 

    Klucik, Veronica; Nambiar, Varun; Delgado, Juan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-04)
    This paper seeks to find a relationship between satisfaction and inequality. By performing a cross country analysis on 112 countries this paper found a statistically significant positive relationship. Most past studies ...
  • Regression Analysis of Electrical Energy Consumption with Cross-Country data 

    Xiang, Jun; Liu, Ziyu; Kim, Youngjun (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-04)
    This paper performs a cross-country analysis in order to reveal the relationship among energy consumption, country GDP, country energy net export and country population in developing and developed countries. After performing ...
  • Economic Growth & Income Inequality: A revised cross-sectional econometric analysis of the global impact of income inequality on economic growth around the world 

    Hunter, Anna; Martinez, Wendy; Patel, Ulcka (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-04)
    After decades of investigation there is an abundance of research dedicated to the relationship between income inequality and economic growth. The research emphasizes the relationship primarily for developed countries with ...
  • The Effect of Income Inequality on Crime 

    Li, Su; McAfee, Caty; Phadke, Gaurav (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-04)
    Empirical research on the relationship between income inequality and of robbery and property theft. Our focus upon this literature lies within the visible manifestation of inequality with regards to the use of the Gini ...
  • Crime Index VS. Average Years of Education 

    Rathie, Meghan; Sipos, Ilinca; Ahuja, Avi (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-04)
    The relationship between a country’s crime index and education level is an important thing for policy makers to study because it can help make a city or country a safer place for the citizens. There are other variables ...
  • A Regression Analysis of College Tuition and Mean Income 

    Johnson, William; Lax, Kristin; Mitnick, Connor (2016-04)
    Studies spanning the second half of the 20th century have indicated that the more an university costs to attend, the greater return on investment in the form of eventual earnings. However, the current educational market ...
  • A CrossCountry Analysis: the Effect of Income, Life Expectancy, and Education on the Human Development Index 

    Grzech, Alexa; Patel, Kanhai; Walker, James (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-04)
    Although the Human Development Index (HDI) has garnered criticism for its simplistic weighting scheme, the nationallyrecognized index is still used by governments to determine the effectiveness of policy decisions. This ...

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