Jim Leebens-Mack, a professor of plant biology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, investigates the history of plant life on our planet and compares genome sequences to better understand the genetic basis of biological innovations that are of great practical importance for horticulture and agriculture.
Brian Bride is training the next generation of clinical social workers and conducting important research on the prevalence and severity of secondary traumatic stress and its effect on those who work with traumatized populations.
Donna Leigh Bliss, an associate professor in the School of Social Work, has been involved in community outreach since her first semester at UGA when she and her students worked with families displaced by Hurricane Katrina.
Trisha Reeves, associate professor in the School of Social Work, uses the classroom experience to demonstrate how knowledge derived from research informs new understandings of human behavior.
Tony Lowe, associate professor in the School of Social Work, helps his students understand the need to be “fearless lifelong learners” and effective social work advocates.
Michelle Carney, a professor in the School of Social Work, prepares her students for leadership roles in nonprofit organizations that advance the well-being of individuals and communities.
Professor Betsy Vonk in the School of Social Work helps her students prepare for successful careers by giving them plenty of time to try techniques, role-play and discuss real-world cases.