The Andrew Young School Podcast

The Andrew Young School Podcast
Georgia State University

11: Michael Polacek
Jul 9 • 45 min
Michael Polacek (M.P.A., 2018) discusses his path to the Andrew Young School as a first-generation American and how his diverse life experiences have informed his career of public service.
10: Kristie Seelman
Jun 9 • 26 min
Kristy Seelman, associate professor of Social Work, explains her research on the experiences of members of the LGBTQIA community with health services.
9: David Maimon
May 12 • 31 min
David Maimon, director of the Evidence-Based Cybersecurity Research Group, discusses his unique approach to Cybersecurity and his team’s
8: Rebecca Serna & Allison Powell
Apr 13 • 34 min
Rebecca Serna (M.S., ’07) and Allison Powell (M.I.S., ’19) discuss their involvement with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition since their time at the Andrew Young School.
7: Karen Minyard
Mar 9 • 30 min
Dr. Karen Minyard, CEO of the Georgia Health Policy Center, reflects on the center’s past, present and future as it celebrates its 25th anniversary.
6: Natasha & Thaddeus Johnson
Feb 11 • 35 min
Natasha Johnson (Ph.D., ’19) and Thaddeus Johnson (Ph.D. Candidate) share their unique story of love and research.
5: Dr. Robynn Cox
Jan 13 • 29 min
Dr. Robynn Cox, M.A. (’07) and Ph.D. in Economics (’09), discusses racial inequality in the criminal justice system and the impacts of mass incarceration.
4: Enid Mescon
Nov 26, 2019 • 27 min
Alumna Enid Mescon (M.S. Urban Studies, ’85) explains why her family has supported Georgia State University for generations.
3: Dean Sally Wallace
Nov 18, 2019 • 28 min
Dean Sally Wallace discusses the Andrew Young School’s Digital Landscape Initiative, which will explore our evolving roles within the contemporary policy landscape.
2: Khalil Abdur-Rashid
Oct 14, 2019 • 36 min
Khalil Abdur-Rashid (BSW, ’02) explains how he became the first University Muslim Chaplain at Harvard University and how he works every day to combat hatred, bigotry and Islamophobia.