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Jennifer McDowell, a professor of psychology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, uses advanced imaging technology to better understand problems in brain structure and function that underlie psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia.

Keith Dougherty, a professor in the School of Public and International Affairs, created the American Founding Group to bring students and faculty together to discuss a pivotal time in the nation’s history.

Susan Mattern, Distinguished Research Professor in the history department, enjoys focusing on big ideas and patterns across cultures.

Gary Green, associate professor and assistant dean of academic affairs in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, says teaching and mentoring are his passion.

Nina Wurzburger, assistant professor in the Odum School of Ecology, conducts research in ecosystems ranging from tropical rainforests to the arctic tundra and counts working with students in the field among the highlights of her career.

Changying “Charlie” Li, a professor in the College of Engineering, is developing innovative sensing and automation technologies to help provide safe and high-quality food, fiber, feed and fuel to sustain the world’s growing population.