Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor Cynthia Ward enjoys helping students to see how the principles they learn in the classroom apply in practice at the Small Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital, where she serves as chief medical officer.
Michelle Barton loves her clinical work as a large animal internal medicine specialist in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Through her challenging medical cases, she helps students make the transition from classroom to real-world experience.
Mary Ann Johnson, who holds the Bill and June Flatt Professorship in Foods and Nutrition, is an expert in nutrition and aging. She involves her students beyond the classroom in research and outreach programs with older adults.
John Drake, an associate professor in the Odum School of Ecology, is known for the time and effort he puts into guiding undergraduate students involved in research projects in his lab.
William Kisaalita has developed research activities and international service-learning projects that have engaged students in helping solve real-world problems.
Sybilla Beckmann Kazez is passionate about math and about teaching, which led to her being named a 2011 Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor, UGA’s highest recognition for superior instruction, and receiving a Regents’ Teaching Excellence Award.
Loch Johnson, Regents Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs, exemplifies the university’s motto “to teach, to serve and to inquire into the nature of things.” An expert on national security issues, he’ll again teach a First-Year Odyssey…
Dale Greene, a faculty member in UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, teaches a course on Natural Resource Conservation that draws students from all across campus.
Anne Sweaney, a veteran faculty member in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, uses her expertise in housing issues in the classroom, in the community and beyond.
Marshall Shepherd, director of UGA’s Atmospheric Sciences program, has been interested in meteorology since the 6th grade and now helps UGA students become meteorologists.