B.A. in Political Science from Georgia State University's Honors College in May 2010
M.A. in Comparative Politics from Georgia State University's in December 2013
American Politics ( American Political Behavior/ American Institutions), Comparative Politics( African Politics)
Dr. Jean-Francois Koly Onivogui is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University-Perimeter College, Decatur Campus. He obtained his B.A. with Research Honors in Political Science from Georgia State University’s Honors College in May 2010. Dr. Onivogui produced a Senior Honors Thesis entitled ” Civic Education and Democracy in Ghana” under Dr. Carrie Manning , Political Science Department Chair; Dr. Jeffrey R. Young, and Dr. Robert Sattelmeyer, Directors of the Honors College. After a gap year, Dr. Onivogui was admitted to the Georgia State University Department of Political Science graduate program in 2011, where he obtained his M.A. in Comparative Politics in December 2013. Dr. Onivogui wrote his Master Thesis, entitled ” Price of Freedom: Improving Domestic Revenue By Combining Democracy with State Effectiveness,” under Dr. Charles Hankler. During his doctoral coursework, Dr. Onivogui focused on American Politics and African Politics and wrote a dissertation in 2018, entitled” Understanding the Dearth of Contacts Between African Citizens and their Members of Parliaments” under Dr. Carrie Manning, Dr. Charles Hankla, Dr. Sean Richey, and Dr. Jeffrey R. Young. After a brief stint as a Research Associate at the Office of Institutional Effectiveness in 2018, Dr. Onivogui returned to Academia in 2019 at his Alma Mater, Georgia State University Perimeter College, where it all started.
- Recognitions and Awards
- Committees and Organizations
Civic Engagement and Democracy Georgia State University; History and Politics Clubs; Black Male Students Mentorship Program.