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Sarah Covert, professor and associate dean for academic affairs in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, provides students with practical skills and a better understanding of the biological world around them.

Wayde Brown, an associate professor in the College of Environment and Design and assistant dean of research, says that historic preservation ultimately is about people rather than places.

Sonia Altizer, an associate professor in the Odum School of Ecology, is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering from the White House.

Jean Martin-Williams, who directs the horn studio in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, successfully combines her passions for teaching and performing. 

Jay Mancini, the Haltiwanger Distinguished Professor at UGA, and his students are conducting research that seeks solutions to the challenges that families face.

Charles Bullock, who holds the Russell Chair in Political Science in the School of Public and International Affairs, wants his students to be politically active all their lives. 

William Finlay, professor and department head in sociology, says he thinks of his discipline as a kind of toolkit to explain human behavior.

Phaedra Corso has been part of the creation and development of UGA’s College of Public Health and hosts the TV show Public Health Impact on WUGA-TV. 

Mark Huber is director of the Institute for Leadership Advancement in the Terry College of Business and plays a leadership role with the UGA Teaching Academy.