Georgia Southern University is the state’s largest and most comprehensive center of higher education south of Atlanta. With 142 degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern has been designated a Carnegie Doctoral/Research university and serves more than 27,000 students from all 50 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico as well as 102 nations. With three vibrant campuses — the Armstrong Campus in Savannah, the Statesboro Campus and the Liberty Campus in Hinesville — Georgia Southern offers an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery and personal growth. Georgia Southern’s nationally accredited academic programs prepare diverse scholars for leadership and service as world citizens. A unit of the University System of Georgia, the University boasts 200-plus student organizations, outstanding Division I athletics, and state-of-the art residence halls and campus facilities.
Since 1906, the University’s hallmark has been a culture of engagement that bridges theory with practice, extends the learning environment beyond the classroom, and promotes student growth and life success. Central to the University’s mission is the faculty’s dedication to excellence in teaching and the development of a fertile learning environment exemplified by a free exchange of ideas, high academic expectations, and individual responsibility for academic achievement. Faculty, staff, and students embrace core values expressed through integrity, civility, kindness, collaboration, and a commitment to lifelong learning, wellness, and social responsibility.
Dr. Asli Aslan specializes in Environmental Health Sciences
Watershed Management Wastewater Treatment Global Environmental Health Environmental Molecular Microbiology Environmental Health Sciences Water Quality
Assistant Professor of Sport Management
Christina Gipson researches underserved populations in after school settings, event risk management, body image issues, and fitness programs
Fitness programs Event risk management Underserved populations in after school settings Body image issues
Director, Business Innovation Group
Dr. Halaby oversees development of Georgia Southern University’s City Center.
Community Development Workforce and Economic Development Non-Profit Organizations Workplace Innovation Rural Entrepreneurship Community Engagement
Jackie Eastman is an expert in marketing research and buyer behavior.
Online Pedagogy Status Consumption Strategic Planning for Making Marketing Plans Marketing Management Marketing Research Buyer Behavior MBA Marketing Strategy Luxury Marketing Sustainability
Professor Cairney's research includes concern voluntary disclosures, and the market for audit services
Accounting Performance Measures Audit Services Management Accounting Systems
Professor Ardakani researches econometrics, financial and monetary economics
Computational Statistics Financial Economics Econometrics Monetary Economics
Professor McGrath researches immigration, consumer survey methodology, and applied microeconomics
Applied Microeconomics Immigration Public Finance Tourism Survey Methodology Consumer Prices Forensic Economics
Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
Nancy Henderson is an expert in injury prevention, running form, and assessing meaningful change of interventions.
Orthopaedics Running Form Injury Prevention Assessing meaningful change of interventions
Director Div/DPT AD
Scott Scheidt is the Executive Director of the Center for Applied Cyber Education at Georgia Southern University.
Cyber Workforce Development Cybersecurity
Department Chair, Philosophy and Religious Studies
Karin Fry is an expert in continental, social and political philosophy as well as the works of Arendt, Lyotard, and Kant.
Kant Feminism Arendt Philosophy of Art 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy Social and Political Philosophy Public Philosophy History of Philosophy Existentialism