Recent Dissertations: Deidre Popovich on the Influence of Contextual Decision-Making on Consumer Self-Control

With a background in marketing research, Dr. Popovich's research addresses consumer decision theory and how consumer environments can impact self-control.   Read More

Recent Dissertations: Leslie Leighton on the decline of coronary heart disease mortality in the 1960s

On the back of 20 years of medical practice, Dr. Leighton's dissertation brings new insight to a topic that was never adequately explained.   Read More

Recent Dissertations: Brian Campbell takes on the cultural meaning of solitary life in America

A childhood interest in hermits leads to a unique study of solitude in America from the colonial period to the present.    Read More

Data Analysis in the Digital Humanities Revolution

Often overlooked in the rise of the digital humanities, data analysis skillsets offer a competitive advantage for humanists in a variety of professional settings.    Read More


NSF Plant Genome Research Program: LGS graduate faculty Roger Deal (GDBBS - BCDB) among consortium of scientists studying how plants cope with weather extremes

Watch Roger discuss how plants "remember" and survive drought at Emory's eScienceCommons. Click here.

New graduate students bring fresh perspectives to important issues

A new group of graduate students comes to Emory ready to contribute new knowledge to a variety of pressing issues, from the impact of HIV on poor communities to how the brain adapts to chronic stress. Read more

New Zebrowitz Memorial Fellowship supports graduate brain researchers

Established to honor the memory of Andrew Morris "Andy" Zebrowitz, the fellowship's goal is to improve protections for the brain. The first Zebrowitz Fellow is Biomedical Engineering PhD student Michael D. “Mac” Merritt who is developing a new method of brain imaging based on metabolic response, not blood flow. Read more.

History professor earns top honors at the 51st annual Georgia Author of the Year Awards

Historian and graduate faculty member Clifton Crais "employs his formal training as a historian to examine his own family history." Read more