Research Quick Take

Here at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP), our faculty have been quite busy! Here are some of the projects that our faculty have recently published. “Global banking and the spillovers from political shocks at the core of the world economy” by Dr. Raphael Cunha In his recent article, Dr. Cunha examines…

Research Spotlight: Untapped Potential: Leveraging Unstructured Data

In any discipline, data retrieval and analysis are required to answer key questions of interest. With the advancement of technology and the exponential growth of the quantity of data being produced and collected, there needs to be an ongoing dialogue to discuss the potential that unstructured data provide. In general, discussions regarding ‘data’ or ‘data…

Making Sense of January 6th: What We Know About Why Mobs Emerge

This post was first published in January 2021. Editor Note: Over the coming weeks, The College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University will work to provide experiential and academic faculty perspectives on the causes and consequences of the events surrounding January 6, 2021. This means that some posts will offer academic…

Where Are They Now? Meet COSSPP Alum Kylar Barrett

What have you been up to since you graduated? I graduated with a Bachelors in Sociology in Spring 2021. Since graduation I’ve been stationed at Fort Rucker, Alabama and am a 2LT in the army. I’m about to promote to 1LT and am currently flying the AH-64E (Apache). This is the world’s most high tech…

Graduate Student Spotlight: Kyle Rose from the Department of Sociology

What department are you a graduate student in?  My name is Kyle Rose. I am a graduate student in the Sociology department here at Florida State University. Why did you decide to go to graduate school? I decided to go to graduate school when I was completing my undergraduate and read my professor’s book on…

Research Quick Take

Here at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP), our faculty have been quite busy! Here are some of the projects that our faculty have recently published. “Recognizing International Status: A Relational Approach” by Dr. Marina Duque In her recent article, Dr. Duque looks at how different countries achieve status. She argues that…

Award spotlight: FSU Authors Day 2020 honors faculty publications

Every year, Florida State University Libraries and the Office of Faculty Development and Advancement host FSU Authors Day to celebrate published accomplishments by FSU faculty and staff. FSU Authors Day celebrates FSU faculty who have published books, scores or CDs in the past year. Focusing on topics ranging from an economic analysis of The Beatles to an…