Nancy Hinkle, professor of veterinary entomology in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, conducts research and outreach at the intersection of human health and veterinary medicine.
College of Engineering professor Mark Eiteman wants students to understand and apply approaches to solving technical problems rather than just memorizing information, since many problems they will encounter don’t have easy answers.
Laura Zimmermann, an assistant professor whose work focuses on the intersection of political science and economics in developing countries, conducts research that has implications for policymakers around the world.
Kent Barnett, an assistant professor in the School of Law, says the ideal student is not only professional and prepared but also curious, kind and “always ready to laugh.”
Valerie Boyd, the Charlayne Hunter-Gault Distinguished Writer in Residence in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, emphasizes to students the importance of well-reported, well-researched writing that connects with readers.
Michael Doyle, director of UGA’s Center for Food Safety, helps the food industry—from the farm to your fork—produce safe food while also educating students and consumers.
Ashley Johnson Harrison, an assistant professor in the College of Education, teaches future school psychologists about autism spectrum disorders and is working with UGA’s Disability Resource Center to promote learning strategies for students diagnosed with ASD.