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Faculty Highlights

Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing

  • Center for Applied Cyber Education director takes part in Cyber Exercise
    On Sept. 24, Frank Katz, director of the Center for Applied Cyber Education at Georgia Southern, represented the University at Jack Voltaic 3.0, the first all-virtual cyber exercise hosted by the Army Cyber Institute. The exercise simulated a cyber attack in Savannah, and Katz observed the participants’ decisions during the…
  • Asst. Prof. Katz interviewed re: COVID-19 tracing apps
    by: Jon Dowding Posted: Aug 28, 2020 / 05:02 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 28, 2020 / 05:41 PM EDT SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Smartphone users have taken to social media to express their concerns over data being shared with COVID-19 tracing apps. WSAV NOW spoke with Frank Katz, assistant professor of IT, about whether…

College of Arts and Humanities

  • Advice on tenure and promotion for women in academia
    Please save the date and join the Women’s Leadership Series Employee Resource Group for a panel discussion and Q&A (time permitting) with women faculty regarding their experience and lessons they learned as they navigated through the tenure and promotion process here at Georgia Southern University. The panel includes representatives from…
  • Der Sandmann / The Sandman
    Dr. Jolyon T. Hughes, Ph.D. has recently published a new translation of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Der Sandmann (The Sandman) in a bilingual edition that offers the reader and introduction to the Author’s life as well as to the classification, themes, and characterization of the novella:  Ernst Theodor Amadeus (originally Ernst Theodor Wilhelm) Hoffmann is…

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • Faculty, Students Help Local Church Find Forgotten Graves
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology faculty and students helped an Effingham church, Turkey Branch United Methodist Church, located a number of forgotten graves in their graveyard. Read the full article from the Savannah Morning News.     The post Faculty, Students Help Local Church Find Forgotten Graves first appeared on…
  • Breaking the Cycle: Professor Studies Violence Intervention in Savannah
    Absolving crime in cities has been on Assistant Professor Chad Posick’s radar for some time. He’s taking his skills in public policy and program evaluation to the streets of Savannah, Georgia. Prior to coming to Georgia Southern, he spent almost a decade in cities like Rochester, New York, and Boston,…

College of Education

  • Williams-Johnson selected as Governor’s Teaching Fellow
    Georgia Southern University Professor of Educational Research Meca Williams-Johnson, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as a member of the Governor’s Teaching Fellows (GTF) 2022-2023 cohort. “I am enthusiastic about the program opportunity,” said Williams-Johnson. “It will allow me time to ask more questions, dig deeper and measure progress in…
  • Meet the Call Me MiSTER cohort
    The College of Education would like to introduce the first cohort of students in the Call Me MiSTER program at Georgia Southern University. James Jenkins Hometown: Alpharetta, Georgia Major: Secondary Education, Concentration in Biology  Why Georgia Southern?  I actually had Georgia Southern, Georgia State, and Kennesaw State Universities as my…

College of Science and Mathematics

  • Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program
    G & G Professor, Dr. Wei Tu, PhD has been chosen as a Fellow for the Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program; Academic Year 2019-2020. This year’s program will be held on the University of Georgia Campus. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Tu. The post Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program first appeared…
  • Dr. Amy Potter featured in The Guardian
    Geology Professor & COUR Director, Dr. Amy Potter’s research was highlighted in The US Edition of the Guardian today. Check out the article here! The post Dr. Amy Potter featured in The Guardian first appeared on College of Science and Mathematics.

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health

  • Georgia Southern Identifies Factors for Sickle Cell Carrier Screening Among African Americans
    Guidelines recommend that African Americans know their sickle cell trait status to inform reproductive health decisions. Few studies have applied a behavioral theory to identify factors associated with sickle cell trait screening to inform intervention targets to increase this behavior. We applied a Sickle Cell Trait Screening Framework to identify…
  • Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills, and Applications
    Leadership for Health Professionals, Third Edition is the first textbook of its kind to apply traditional knowledge of leadership theory and long-standing best practices of industry leaders to a health organization environment. The comprehensive text is grounded in practical applications of theoretical concepts, and focuses on examples of leadership in…

Parker College of Business

  • Atlanta ‘Super Hub’ Helps UPS Deliver Holiday Packages Faster
    from https://www.wabe.org/atlanta-super-hub-helps-ups-deliver-holiday-packages-faster/ *Issam Moussaoui, Ph.D., assistant professor of logistics and supply chain management, is quoted in this article. Around this time last year, Atlanta-based shipping giant UPS was running behind on deliveries: more than three million packages a day were arriving late. In response, the company announced in that it would…
  • Steve Charlier: How to Integrate the Younger Generation into the Workplace
    Georgia Southern University Department of Management Associate Professor Steve Charlier, Ph.D., gives advice to businesses on how they can attract the younger generation and how millennials are transforming the workplace. The post Steve Charlier: How to Integrate the Younger Generation into the Workplace first appeared on Parker College of Business.

Waters College of Health Professions

  • New Mental Health and Wellness Room Opens
    Faculty and staff in the Waters College of Health Professions (WCHP) now have access to a room specifically designed to create tranquility and peace in the workplace. In 2021, Tamerah Hunt, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology, was named to the inaugural group of Waters…
  • Examining Racial Disparities and Cardiovascular Health
    In America, black adults are 30% more likely to die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) than white adults. More than half of this racial disparity may be attributed to substantially greater rates of high blood pressure and vascular dysfunction in black adults. Georgia Southern University’s Biodynamics and Human Performance Center and…

Last updated: 11/6/2020