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Study Space XII: Lisbon

Posted On October 22, 2018

Living in a Tourist Destination:  Regulating Planning, Housing and the Sharing Economy

Sunday, June 23 – Friday, June 28 • Lisbon, Portugal

Beautiful beaches boasting more sunlight than anywhere in Europe, a rich history, and amazing wine and gastronomy make Portugal an attractive tourist destination.

After the 2008 global financial crisis, Portugal focused on promoting… more »

Washington Leads John Lewis Fellows on a Human Rights Adventure

Humanity in Action, an international educational organization, paired thirty fellows from the United States and seven European countries. This summer the group participated in the 2017 John Lewis Fellowship program housed at Georgia State University.

Over the course of four weeks, the fellows “used Atlanta and its civil rights legacy as a classroom,” said Tanya… more »

Wendy F. Hensel

Hensel Named Interim Dean for 2017-18 Academic Year

Wendy F. Hensel, associate dean for faculty and research development and professor of law, has been selected to serve as interim dean of Georgia State University College of Law for the 2017-18 academic year while the university conducts a national search for a new dean beginning with the 2018-19 academic year.

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Brewer Explores Social Enterprise Using Metaphor in The Social Enterprise Zoo

Social enterprise is difficult to define and classify. Organizations as distinct as Habitat for Humanity (nonprofit), Warby Parker (for profit) and Amtrak (government owned) combine a social mission with profit-making and can be viewed as social enterprises. Associate professor Cass Brewer and his colleagues determined that a unique metaphor might provide a more… more »

Leslie Wolf

Wolf Appointed to Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections

Leslie Wolf, Georgia State Law professor and director of the Center for Law, Health & Society, was appointed to the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) in December.

The committee provides expert advice and recommendations to the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and… more »

Study Space X: Marseille, France

Posted On November 15, 2016

Transforming Marseille: Balancing Urban Redevelopment, Economic Growth, Social Equity and Environmental Protection in the Building of  Metropolitan Area Recent Programs Inclusive and Sustainable Rio: Cultural Diversity, Property and the Environment (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2010) Planning for Disaster: Place, Population, Culture and the Environment (Istanbul, 2013) Beyond Affordable Housing: An Interdisciplinary Multinational Approach to Adequate Housing… more »

Three Professors Presented at ABA’s Fall Institute

Three Georgia State Law professors, Clark Cunningham, Caren Morrison and Nirej Sekhon, presented works-in-progress at the ABA Criminal Justice Section’s Fall Institute in November in Washington, D.C.

This was the first time Cunningham, the W. Lee Burge Chair of Law and Ethics, attended this conference. His presentation is… more »