Georgia Southern University

Faculty Highlights

Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing

Annual Awards for Faculty and Staff
August 13, 2019
The Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering & Computing held its Fall 2019 Convocation today, August 13, 2019. As is the annual tradition, Dean Mohammad Davoud presented awards for outstanding teaching, research and service to faculty, and staff member and advisor of the year (2018-19). Dr. Salman Siddiqui, Electrical & Computer Engineering, received the Faculty […]
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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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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

Teens for Literacy’s beginnings in Southeast Georgia
November 18, 2019
Born in upstate New York, Allen Berger, Ed.D., could not have predicted that his life would lead him to inspiring teens to read in the southern city of Savannah, Georgia. He started his teaching career in high schools. After completing his doctorate, Berger began working in higher education, serving as a faculty member at Southern […]
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Meet the new director of EAGLE Academy
November 18, 2019
Open house with meet and greet and information sessions on Nov. 19 Julie Pickens, Ph.D., is the new director of the EAGLE Academy, the Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Program at Georgia Southern University. The EAGLE Academy will host a meet and greet with Pickens and program volunteers on Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the College of Education […]
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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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College of Science and Mathematics

Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program
August 15, 2019
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.
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Dr. Amy Potter featured in The Guardian
August 15, 2019
Geology Professor & COUR Director, Dr. Amy Potter’s research was highlighted in The US Edition of the Guardian today. Check out the article here!
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Waters College of Health Professions

Faculty Receive University Awards
August 22, 2019
Georgia Southern University hosted their Fall 2019 Convocation and State of the University on August 14, 2019. During the event, faculty members are recognized and rewarded for exceptional achievements. The Waters College of Health Professions had two faculty members recognized.  Diana Botnaru, M.D., professor in the Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology, was awarded the […]
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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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Last updated: 4/25/2019