If you’ve seen, heard or read news about climate change and extreme weather, plastic waste in oceans, or the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, you probably know these names: Marshall Shepherd (above left), Samantha Joye (center) and Jenna Jambeck.
They’re some of UGA’s best-known experts in their respective fields, and they’ve been quoted by media outlets all over the world. They give interviews from work, from home and when traveling. They speak to national entities like the U.S. Congress and local groups like the Rotary Club. They’re active on social media, engaging with those that are well informed and those that are not.