Barbara is a Lecturer of Political Science at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College. Barbara earned a Master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Georgia with an emphasis on International Affairs. Barbara’s focus has included Democratization and Authoritarianism, as well as the history and politics of the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region. She is incorporating a unit on Democratic Erosion in Global Issues, Introduction to Political Science, and in some sections of American Government. Barbara is also heavily involved in civic engagement activities at Perimeter College of GSU.