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Susan Haire

Susan Haire, a professor in the School of Public and International Affairs, helps students develop a broader knowledge base, stronger analytical skills and more confidence in their own abilities.

Brian Seagraves

Brian Seagraves, an academic professional in the College of Pharmacy, helps prepare students for careers in which they deliver high-quality health care with compassion, empathy and an overwhelming desire to help others.

Kylee Duberstein

Kylee Duberstein, an associate professor in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, conducts research and gives students hands-on research experiences in equine nutrition and animal biomechanics.

Sundar Bharadwaj

Sundar Bharadwaj, who holds the The Coca-Cola Company Chair of Marketing in the Terry College of Business, brings insights from marketing research into the classroom to help students become “thinking managers.”

Shira Chess

Shira Chess, an assistant professor in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, helps students learn professional and creative skills that prepare them for careers in broadcast media and game design.

Glenn Ostir

Glenn Ostir, a professor in the College of Public Health and director of the university’s Institute of Gerontology, conducts research that promotes healthy aging throughout the life course.

Amy Ellis

Amy Ellis, an associate professor in the College of Education, aims to improve math education through the instruction she provides to pre-service teachers, through her research, and through partnerships with local schools.

John Maurer

Professor John Maurer in the College of Veterinary Medicine conducts research that enhances food safety and advances Georgia’s economically vital poultry industry while also giving students hands-on research experiences.

Y. Joon Choi

Y. Joon Choi, an associate professor in the School of Social Work, conducts research that addresses issues such as substance abuse and intimate partner violence while also educating future social work professionals and researchers.