Associate professor Brian Schwartz and professor Wayne Hanna develop turfgrass, ornamental and forage crop cultivars that benefit farmers and almost everyone who has a lawn, plays sports or enjoys a walk in the park.
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.
Henry N. Young, an associate professor in the College of Pharmacy, strives to create learning experiences that help students discover and construct knowledge for themselves.
Paula Lemons, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, uses findings from her research on science education to design curricula for her classes and tailor her interactions with students to enhance their learning outcomes.
Suraj Sharma, an associate professor in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, gives students hands-on learning experiences through his product development course, which challenges students to enhance their entrepreneurial skills.
Annette Poulsen, the Sterne Chair of Banking and Finance in the Terry College of Business, enjoys teaching a broad spectrum of students—from undergraduates in their first semester to graduate students in MBA, Executive MBA and Ph.D. programs.
Tiffany Washington, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work, prepares future medical social workers to meet the needs of Georgia’s increasingly diverse older adult population.
Chris Garvin, the new director of the Lamar Dodd School of Art and a professor of art and design, brings a balanced approach to his teaching that is sensitive to the artistic impulse as well as to the business acumen…
Professor of genetics Nancy Manley focuses on teaching students how to ask questions and learn so that they can continue to grow as scientists long after graduation.