The University of Georgia
Julie Moore

Focus on Faculty

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Juanita Johnson-Bailey

Juanita Johnson-Bailey, director of UGA’s Institute for Women’s Studies, believes there is much to be explored on the subject of how gender and race impact education and learning.

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Peter Smagorinsky

Peter Smagorinsky, Distinguished Research Professor in the College of Education, says his favorite course is always the one he’s teaching at the moment.

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Donna Alvermann

Donna Alvermann, Distinguished Research Professor of Language and Literacy Education and Omer Clyde and Elizabeth Parr Aderhold Professor in Education, wants her students to view learning as an ongoing and impassioned process.

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Denise Spangler

Denise Spangler, the Bebe Aderhold Professor in Early Childhood Education and head of the department of mathematics and science education, strives to create a classroom environment that is challenging yet nurturing.

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Bob Fecho

Professor Bob Fecho joined the College of Education faculty to help pre-service and in-service teachers negotiate the complexities of their profession. He says his ideal students are the ones sitting in his classroom at any given moment.

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Andrew Izsák

Andrew Izsák, a professor in the College of Education, conducts research on the mathematical reasoning of middle grades teachers and has developed several innovative courses for pre-service teachers, like one that takes them to the UGA physical plant to see Euclidean geometry applied to sheet metal work.