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Dr. Julie Stanton is honored with Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship

Julie Stanton

Congratulations to Dr. Julie Stanton on being recognized with 2023-2024 University of Georgia’s highest award for teaching, the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship!

The Meigs Professorship reflects the university’s commitment to excellence in teaching, the value placed on student learning experiences and the central role instruction plays in the university’s mission. Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship honors six faculty members for commitment to teaching. 
The 2023-2024 Meigs Professors are:
•    Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, professor in the department of language and literacy education, Mary Frances Early College of Education;
•    Tina Carpenter, professor in the J.M. Tull School of Accounting, Terry College of Business;
•    Erin Dolan, professor in the department of biochemistry and molecular biology, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences;
•    Keith Dougherty, professor in the department of political science, School of Public and International Affairs;
•    Leslie Gordon Simons, professor in the department of sociology, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences; and
•    Julie Stanton, associate professor in the department of cellular biology, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences.
This year’s Meigs Professors demonstrate exceptional creativity and a deep and sustained commitment to students at the University of Georgia,” said S. Jack Hu, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost. “Their innovative instruction and inspiring mentorship are among the many reasons UGA is recognized as one of the nation’s best public universities.”

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Associate Professor of Cellular Biology, Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor

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