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Thu, 06/09/2022 - 1:34pm

Amy Trauger, author and professor of geography, was named last year as the Canada Research Chair in Food Studies at the University of Guelph, administered through the Fulbright Canada program. With this position, Trauger set forth to research the impact of the…

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 1:30pm

Marshall Shepherd, the Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Georgia, was recently named the 2022 SEC Professor of the Year.

The award is given annually to one SEC faculty member whose record of teaching and research places him or her among…

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 1:22pm

Deepak Mishra, professor and associate head of the Department of Geography, was appointed by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents as the Merle C. Prunty, Jr. Professor in Geography. The appointment and award are named after UGA Geography’s first department head, Professor Merle Charles Prunty, Jr., who served as department head (of what was at the time called the Department of Geography and…

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 1:04pm

Last year, Nik Heynen, professor in the Department of Geography, was named a Distinguished Research Professor at the University of Georgia. This title is awarded to faculty who are internationally recognized for their original contributions to knowledge and whose work promises to foster continued…

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 12:57pm

Suzie Birch, associate professor of Geography and Anthropology at the University of Georgia, was last year awarded the Wilson Center Research Fellowship through the Wilson Center for Humanities and Arts. Offered through the University of Georgia, the fellowship supports excellence in the humanities and arts by providing faculty with time to engage in research and creative activity. Birch’s work focused on…

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 2:18pm

Fausto O. Sarmiento, professor of mountain science and director of the Neotropical Montology Collaboratory, at the Department of Geography of the University of Georgia, has received a Fulbright U.S. Global Scholar Award to Austria, Japan and Chile. Sarmiento will research and lecture at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Mountain Research of the…

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