Harold Briggs, director of research and professor in the School of Social Work, advances the rigor of the profession by facilitating funded research while also teaching students to effectively use science in problem solving to foster well-being and positive social change.
Usha Rodrigues, who holds the M.E. Kilpatrick Chair of Corporate Finance and Securities Law in the School of Law, helps her students discover how exciting and interesting business law can be.
Dan Coenen, University Professor and Caldwell Chair in Constitutional Law in the School of Law, prepares students for work in the law by challenging them to think critically, to communicate effectively and to represent clients with creativity and compassion.
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.”
Elizabeth Burch, the Charles H. Kirbo Chair of Law in the School of Law, uses current events and her scholarly interests in mass torts and complex litigation to spark classroom discussion.