Georgia Southern University

Faculty Highlights

Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing

Haddad wins Outstanding Engineering Educator Award | IEEE SoutheastCon 2019
May 28, 2019
Each year,  IEEE Region 3 recognizes one member who, through technical and professional abilities, has made an outstanding contribution to the electrotechnology profession. Rami Haddad, Ph.D received the IEEE Region 3 – Joseph M. Biedenbach Outstanding Engineering Educator Award for 2019.  Haddad is an associate professor and program coordinator in the Electrical and Computer Engineering […]
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Computer Science student co-authors article for IEEE Future Directions newsletter
May 6, 2019
Congratulations to Najee Searcy, a Computer Science undergraduate student at Georgia Southern, who co-authored an article with his faculty mentor, Syed Hassan Ahmed, Ph.D.  The article “Caveats for the Emergence of Virtual Wallets” provides pros and cons for the relationship between smartphones and commerce through cashless transactions using mobile or virtual wallets. Searcy and Ahmed […]
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College of Arts and Humanities

Whelan Presents Paper, Conducts Symposium on English Baptist History
August 30, 2017
On 11 August, a paper by Timothy Whelan, Ph.D., titled “Mary Hays and the Dissenting Tradition of Women’s Correspondence,” was presented at the annual conference of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism at Ottawa, Canada. Whelan could not attend because of a conflict with another event (see below), but his paper was […]
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CLASS Faculty Receive Annual Awards
August 11, 2017
Three College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences faculty members received annual awards from Georgia Southern University and CLASS during Fall 2017 Convocation. Chad Posick, Ph.D. received the Georgia Southern University Focus on Excellence Award for Research/Creative Scholarly Activity for his work on understanding violence and its impact on public health. Posick serves as an […]
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College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Faculty, Students Help Local Church Find Forgotten Graves
May 22, 2017
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.    
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Breaking the Cycle: Professor Studies Violence Intervention in Savannah
April 27, 2017
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, Massachusetts, working on efforts such […]
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College of Business

Atlanta ‘Super Hub’ Helps UPS Deliver Holiday Packages Faster
December 19, 2018
from *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 invest about $7 billion on […]
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Steve Charlier: How to Integrate the Younger Generation into the Workplace
July 11, 2018
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.
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College of Education

Paying it forward: COE professor provides STEM opportunities to disadvantaged youth in her home country
July 16, 2019
When Georgia Southern University College of Education (COE) faculty member Beverly King Miller, Ph.D., left Pueblo Nuevo, a community in Panama, to live in the United States at the age of six, her grandmother had only one wish for her — that she become the first woman in their family to attend college. Miller exceeded […]
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Meet Interim Dean Heaston
July 15, 2019
On July 1, Amy R. Heaston, Ed.D., officially stepped into her role as interim dean of the College of Education (COE). For Heaston, this is a homecoming of sorts, as she began her higher education career nearly 28 years prior right here in the College of Education at Georgia Southern University. Heaston, a native of […]
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Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health

Georgia Southern Identifies Factors for Sickle Cell Carrier Screening Among African Americans
May 18, 2018
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 factors associated with African Americans’ […]
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Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills, and Applications
May 17, 2018
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 actual healthcare settings. Leadership for […]
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Waters College of Health Professions

The Biodynamics & Human Performance Center Awarded $9,965 Grant
July 10, 2019
The Biodynamics & Human Performance Center on Georgia Southern University’s Armstrong Campus has been awarded an internal grant from the Faculty Research Committee in the amount of $9,965 for their project entitled “Heart Rate Variability: A Versatile Health Biomarker.” The research project will be led by Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology faculty members Bryan […]
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WCHP Announces Annual Award Winners
August 22, 2018
Annually, the Waters College of Health Professions (WCHP) recognizes faculty and staff for their contributions to Georgia Southern University, the College and the community. On August 6, 2018, Dean Barry Joyner, Ph.D., presented awards to six faculty and two staff members during the College’s convocation. Awards are based on nominations and recommendations of both faculty […]
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Last updated: 4/25/2019