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 [189]

    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) [71]

    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) [278]

    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) [12]

    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 [1316]

    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 [1029]

    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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  • The Personal is Political: Enclosed Settings in Roman Polanski's Apartment Trilogy 

    Dieci, Estella
    This paper examines enclosed settings in Roman Polanski’s Apartment Trilogy, comprising Repulsion (1965), Rosemary’s Baby (1968), and The Tenant (1976). In each of these films, Polanski illuminates the protagonists’ lack ...
  • Clearing the smoke: The changing identities and work in firefighting 

    Rumsey, Alyssa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-12-07)
    The impact of computing devices on the nature of work has been a long-standing topic of inquiry. Removing the boundaries of traditional corporate organizations, the evolution from fixed ICT to mobile IoT has enabled a ...
  • Winning real food on campus: The role of opportunity structures, strategic capacity, and identity in the outcomes of student campaigns 

    Hull, Rebecca A. Watts (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-11-05)
    U.S. college campuses have been important sites of protest and social movement activity since the Civil Rights and New Left movements of the 1960s. Despite this, the outcomes of student activism have received relatively ...
  • Cohousing IoT: Designing edge cases in the internet of things 

    Jenkins, Thomas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-11-07)
    Cohousing IoT is a research through design project that considers emerging domestic technologies and their relationship to alternative living arrangements, particularly cohousing communities. Cohousing is a form of ...
  • Interdisciplinary Integration After the Neuro-turn: Problems with the ‘Neurofication’ of Theology 

    Keestra, Machiel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-11-08)
    The recent emergence of neuro-disciplines like neuro-economics, neuro-anthropology, neurophilosophy and neuro-politics is exciting for those working in these ‘neurofied’ disciplines, as much as for cognitive neuroscientists ...
  • Relation Between Income Inequality and Economic Growth 

    Alsaffar, Ibrahim; Eisenhardt, Robert; Kim, Hanjin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-11)
    This paper analyzes the effect of income inequality on economic growth. Data on the growth rates of 30 countries and Gini-indexes was used. Three regression models were developed, each looking at different set of variables. ...
  • Estimation of the effect of Income Inequality on Human Development: A Cross Sectional Study 

    Parikh, Ishan; Srinivasan, Vivek; Patel, Jay (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-11)
    Throughout history, there has been overwhelming evidence that high levels of economic inequality correlate with low levels of human development, measured by the human development index. Our group’s overall objective was ...
  • Measuring the Impact of the Finance Industry on States’ Economic Growth 

    Aladesanmi, Ayo; Angell, Haigh (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-11)
    This paper analyzes how per capita GDP has grown in the 50 states within the U.S. between the years 2006 and 2016, and how different economic indicators have affected economic growth. Particularly, we examine the link ...
  • A Study Analyzing the Impact of Unionization on State Wages 

    Mckenzie, Rhone; Tinsley, Sarah; Tsuchiya, Ellie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-11)
    This study was motivated by existing literature on unions which attempt to understand and measure the impact of unionization on wages and the welfare of workers. Our analysis tries to further this research by exploring ...
  • Tariffs and Taxes versus Labor Regulation: Analyzing Which Government Policies Help and Hurt Domestic Economies 

    Abbas, Aarij; Park, Gemma (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-11)
    The struggle to find the right balance between government intervention and the invisible hand of the market is familiar to all who have tried to form any semblance of economic policy. Due to the vast number of policy sectors ...
  • International Trade and Economic Theory: Testing the Gravity Model 

    Cuccia, Charlotte; Humphries, Zack; Piazza, Gina (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-11)
    This paper offers an addition to the extensive body of research of the gravity model, which predicts that the volume of trade between two countries depends on their relative size and the distance between them. Using both ...
  • The Impact of Higher Education on Unemployment 

    Horner, Savannah; Zhang, Athena; Furlong, Madeline (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-11)
    This paper explores the relationship between higher education and unemployment using regression analysis. Our hypothesis is that the greater the government expenditure on higher education, the lower a state’s unemployment ...
  • Effects of State Sales Tax on GDP Per Capita: A Statewide Study for the United States 

    Wilson, Skyler; Chawla, Eesh; Satterfield, Kevin J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-11)
    Economists have viewed the relationship between the impact of taxes on the GDP, however research dealing with the sales tax rate and the GDP have yet to be analyzed to the extent that income taxes have been investigated. ...
  • Effect of Education on Wage Earning 

    Talley, Quentin; Wang, Thomas; Zaski, Geoff (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-11)
    The scope of this project includes individuals aged 18-65 who finished their education and do not have significant disadvantages in seeking employment selected from a survey of Georgia residents regarding wage income, ...
  • Factors that Influence Income Inequality Across the Globe 

    Francis, Emma; Gaysowski, Stephanie; Moen, Nathan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-11)
    This paper initially sought to analyze the relationship between income inequality, as measured by the Gini coefficient, and the multidimensional poverty index, which measures the levels of deprivation related to health, ...
  • New Geostrategic Challenges Facing Our Western Alliance 

    Breedlove, Philip M. (2018-11-06)
    General Breedlove will be speaking about the geostrategic challenges that western allies face.
  • Immigration, Race and Populism: Politics and Policy from Colonialism to Brexit 

    Givens, Terri (2018-10-17)
    With images of children in cages, separated from their parents, and would-be migrants floating on overloaded boats in the Mediterranean becoming fixtures in the news media, politicians are struggling to find solutions to ...
  • Treatment Repurposing using Literature-Related Discovery 

    Kostoff, Ronald N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Treatment Repurposing is the application of an existing treatment to diseases or symptoms of interest other than the disease(s) or symptom(s) for which the treatment was developed (and used) initially. It includes, but ...
  • A Conversation with Wyomia Tyus: Olympic Gold Medalist in 1964 and 1968 

    Tyus, Wyomia; Thomas, Damion; Royster, Jacqueline Jones; McDonald, Mary G.; Curry, Bill (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-09-16)
    In marking the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, media coverage has focused on John Carlos and Tommie Smith’s courageous stance in raising black fists to protest racial injustice on the 200-meter victory ...
  • The role of engineering technology as a pathway for African Americans into the field of engineering 

    Dempsey, Ron D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-05-21)
    Engineering Technology serves as a potential pathway for African Americans into engineering. Yet research and data demonstrate that African Americans are severely underrepresented in the field of engineering. This study ...

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