William Hatcher, PhD, MPA

Chair of the Department of Social Sciences · Augusta University

Dr. William Hatcher focuses on public administration and social, economic and political institutions in local communities.

Public Administration Public Policy Community and Economic Development Health Policy Public Budgeting and Finance

Bill Reichenstein, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Investments · Baylor University

Dr. Reichenstein researches Social Security benefits, how retirees can lengthen the longevity of financial portfolios and other tax issues

Social Security Financial Planning Retirement Investing Tax-based Investment Strategies Finance

David Hess, MD

Dean · Medical College of Georgia

Dr. David C. Hess, a stroke specialist, educator, and entrepreneur, is dean of the Medical College of Georgia.

Stroke Neuroscience Telemedicine Neurology Stem Cell Research

Kenneth Byrd, PhD

Associate Professor in the Dept. of Otolaryngology & Dept. of Neurosurgery · Augusta University

A respected leader in head and neck cancers with specialties in skull base surgery, otolaryngology, and transoral robotic surgery.

Transoral Laser Microsurgery Skull Base Surgery Head and Neck Surgery Head and Neck Surgery Quality of life in head and neck cancer

Ryan P. Bowles

Associate Professor of Department of Human Development and Family Studies · Michigan State University

Measurement and Assessment of Early Childhood Language and Literacy.

Language Assessments Developmental and Learning Challenges Preschool literacy Childhood Developmental Disabilities

Mark Lukasiewicz

Dean, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication · Hofstra University

Veteran journalist and media executive; now shaping the vision of one of the country's top communication schools.

news platforms news industry Digital Media Broadcast News Media Ethics

Chris Foss

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Foss specializes in 19th-century British literature, with a secondary expertise in disability studies.

British Victorian Novel Oscar Wilde British Literature Since 1800 British Romantic Literature British Romantic Women Poets

Danny Brassell

Founder · Lazyreaders.com

Reading Ambassador, Motivational Speaker & Founder of “The Lazy Readers’ Book Club”

Reading Motivation Creativity

Frank Baumgartner, Ph.D.

Richard J. Richardson Distinguished Professor, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Research: public policy, agenda-setting, interest groups in American politics, the death penalty and racial profiling in traffic stops.

Race and Profiling Public Policy Death Penalty Interest groups in American politics Agenda-setting

Adam Diehl

Lecturer of English · Augusta University

Professor Diehl is an expert in hip-hop culture, lyrical analysis, Rap as a form of literature and specifically the works of Kendrick Lamar.

Kendrik Lamar Hip-Hop Culture Rap as Literature

Asha Nayak-Kapoor, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine · Augusta University

Dr. Nayak's clinical and research interests are in GI Malignancies, and her specialties are Medical Hematology / Oncology Hematology.

Internal Medicine GI Malignancies Medical hematology/oncology

Sam Coogan

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Sam Coogan researches in the area of dynamical systems and focuses on developing tools for cyber-physical systems.

Formal Methods Cyber-Physical Systems Autonomous Systems Transportation Networks Control Theory

Chad Ray, MD

Interim Section Chief, Associate Professor · Augusta University

His interests include maternal mortality & global women's health initiatives. He also provides insight into COVID-19's impact on pregnancy.

Coronavirus Workforce Solutions for Women's Health Global Women's Health Women's Health Advocacy Maternal Mortality

Christina Gipson

Assistant Professor of Sport Management · Georgia Southern University

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

Gianluca De Leo, PhD

Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences · Augusta University

Dr. Gianluca De Leo is a leading expert on using technology, such as virtual reality and e-health, in public health and health care.

Telemedicine Augmented Reality Health Technology Biotechnology Public Health

Michael Davis

Professor, Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, Biomedical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Michael Davis researches cardiac regeneration and preservation.

Stem Cell Therapy Cardiac Regeneration

Curtis Ricker

Dean, The College of Arts and Humanities · Georgia Southern University

Curtis Ricker is Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities

Humanities and Developmental Education Humanities

Yuichi Motai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Virginia Commonwealth University.

System Safety Intelligent Systems with Adaptive Tracking Online Classification Methodologies Medical Imaging Pattern Recognition

Jian Zhang

Associate Professor, Biostatistics · Georgia Southern University

Jian Zhang's research focuses on chronic disease from both public health and preventative medicine perspectives.

Coronavirus Public Health Surveillance Vaccine-preventative Diseases Epidemiology Chronic Diseases

Barry Joyner

Dean and Professor of Exercise Science · Georgia Southern University

Barry Joyner is an expert in physical activity, exercise science, teaching/learning, and outcome assessment.

Outcome Assessment Exercise Science Physical Activity