Faculty Advisory Council

The Innovation District Faculty Advisory Council meets throughout the year to provide input on the Innovation District initiative, with particular focus on programming, resources, and support for research commercialization and university-industry engagement.

  • Jenay Beer
    Assistant Professor of Health Promotion and Behavior
    Institute of Gerontology
    College of Public Health
  • Karen Burg
    Harbor Lights Endowed Chair and Professor of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
    College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Justin Conrad
    Gary K. Bertsch Director, Center for International Trade and Security (CITS) and Associate Professor of International Affairs
    School of Public and International Affairs
  • Andrew Crain
    Director of Experiential Professional Development
    Graduate School
  • Puneet Dwivedi
    Associate Professor of Sustainability
    Warnell School of Forestry
  • Francisco Diez-Gonzalez
    Professor and Director of Center for Food Safety
    College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Naola Ferguson-Noel
    Associate Professor
    Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center
    College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Chris Gerlach
    Academic Professional
    New Media Institute
    Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Kristina Jaskyte
    Associate Professor
    Institute for Nonprofit Organizations
    School of Social Work
  • Peter Jutras
    Hugh Hodgson School of Music
    Franklin College of Arts & Sciences
  • Eileen Kennedy
    Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences
    College of Pharmacy
  • William Kisaalita
    Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Chemical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering
    College of Engineering
  • Donnie Longenecker
    Senior Lecturer, Continuing Education Coordinator
    College of Environment and Design
  • Kevin McCully
    Professor and Director
    Exercise Muscle Physiology Laboratory
    College of Education
  • Sergiy Minko
    Georgia Power Professor of Fiber and Polymer Science
    College of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Michael Myers
    Athens Area Consultant
    Small Business Development Center
    Public Service & Outreach
  • Jonathan Murrow
    Campus Associate Dean of Research and Associate Professor of Medicine
    AU/UGA Medical Partnership
  • Usha Rodrigues
    University Professor & M.E. Kilpatrick Chair of Corporate Finance and Securities Law
    School of Law
  • Pejman Rohani
    UGA Athletic Association Professor in Ecology and Infectious Diseases
    Odum School of Ecology
    College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Christine Szymanski
    Professor of Microbiology
    Complex Carbohydrates Research Center
    Franklin College of Arts & Sciences
  • Dee Warmath
    Associate Professor of Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer Economics
    College of Family and Consumer Sciences