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.
John Drake, an associate professor in the Odum School of Ecology, is known for the time and effort he puts into guiding undergraduate students involved in research projects in his lab.
Meigs Professor of Ecology Jim Porter wants his students to learn about serious environmental problems and realize the importance of solving them.
Sonia Altizer, an associate professor in the Odum School of Ecology, is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering from the White House.
Jeb Byers, an associate professor in the Odum School of Ecology, constantly strives to get students of all majors involved in research.
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.
Catherine Pringle, distinguished research professor in UGA’s Odum School of Ecology, has been interested in the environment and freshwater ecosystems since she was a kid growing up in Michigan.