Focus on Faculty
- Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
- Arts and Sciences
- Environment and Design
- Faculty of Engineering
- Family and Consumer Sciences
- Forestry and Natural Resources
- Graduate School
- Journalism and Mass Communication
- Public and International Affairs
- Public Health
- Social Work
- Veterinary Medicine
Peggy Ozias-Akins, professor in the College of Environmental and Agricultural Sciences and director of UGA’s Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics, works to inspire students to be inquisitive and seek reliable information to guide their thinking.
John Wares, an associate professor of genetics, uses his enthusiasm for his subject to help carry students through challenging semesters filled with lots of details, data and ideas.
Sungkyung Lee, an assistant professor in the College of Environment and Design, enjoys service-learning projects where students work on landscape design with community partners in need of resources and support.
Stephan Durham, associate professor in the College of Engineering, and his students discuss solutions to problems of urbanization, civil engineering innovations and engineering failures. They even build bridges out of spaghetti and glue!
Laurie Fowler, professor and associate dean in the Odum School of Ecology and clinical faculty member in in the School of Law, teaches her students the skills to engage with the community to solve real-world environmental problems.
Pete Bettinger, a professor in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, uses his experiences in private industry and as a researcher to help his students become more competent and confident in their professional abilities.
Hal Rainey, Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs, helps prepare his students to play important roles in discharging crucial government functions.
Lisa Donovan, professor of plant biology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, helps students gain a better understanding of the natural world so that they can make informed decisions as citizens and stewards of our natural resources
Erica Hashimoto, an associate professor in the School of Law whose scholarship has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court, draws on her experiences to help her students be the best lawyers they possibly can be.