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Faculty Highlights

Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing

Masoud Davari receives $300K grant from NSF
August 20, 2018
Masoud Davari, assistant professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering in Power Systems and Power Electronics, has been awarded funding from NSF for his proposal, entitled “Collaborative Research: Fully Integrated Power and Energy Systems with Multi-Infeed AC/DC Architecture: Developing Advanced Controls, Protections, and Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation.”  Dr. Davari’s research will develop advanced protections, controls, and automation for the modernized microgrids […]
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Felix Hamza-Lup Receives Erasmus+ Grant
August 9, 2018
Professor Felix Hamza-Lup (Computer Science) has been awarded and is coordinating an Erasmus+ grant for international research collaborations with Transylvania University of Brasov, Romania.  Erasmus+ is a European Union funded program for international exchange collaborations for faculty and students between higher education institutions.  The grant is renewable every year for a five-year period based on the […]
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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

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

Georgia Southern team awarded more than $750,000 for teacher development grant
November 12, 2018
A team of Georgia Southern University professors led by College of Education’s (COE) Lacey Huffling, Ph.D., has been awarded a $763,897 grant from the Gulf Research Program (GRP) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (under award number 2000009821). The grant will fund the first two years of Okefenokee — Understanding Real-world Relevance […]
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COE welcomes new faculty and staff for 2018-19
September 10, 2018
Georgia Southern University’s College of Education (COE) is excited to welcome new members to the College team this semester including seven faculty and nine staff members. New faculty members for fall 2018 include:   Stephanie Devine, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of special education in the Department of Elementary and Special Education. While completing her […]
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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

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