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.
Brown holds the Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism in the School of Law, and his research and teaching both focus on the ethics of lawyering.
Law professor David Shipley wears many hats – from chairing the university’s Curriculum Committee to serving as UGA’s Faculty Athletics Representative to the NCAA and SEC.
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.
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.
Diane Marie Amann, who holds the Woodruff Chair in International Law at UGA, wants her students to understand the role that laws play in affecting public policy and current events.
Fazal Khan, associate professor in the School of Law, says his primary goal is to make his students better thinkers and communicators.
Usha Rodrigues, who holds the M.E. Kilpatrick Chair of Corporate Finance and Securities Law in the School of Law, helps her students discover how exciting and interesting business law can be.
Dan Coenen, University Professor and Caldwell Chair in Constitutional Law in the School of Law, prepares students for work in the law by challenging them to think critically, to communicate effectively and to represent clients with creativity and compassion.
Kent Barnett, an assistant professor in the School of Law, says the ideal student is not only professional and prepared but also curious, kind and “always ready to laugh.”