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Maria Navarro named Meigs Professor

Professor Maria Navarro

Professor Maria Navarro, an African Studies Institute affiliate faculty member, has been awarded the University of Georgia's highest teaching honor, the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Professorship. Maria Navarro is a professor in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication.

The Meigs Professorship underscores 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.

“This year’s Meigs Professors embody the University of Georgia’s commitment to exceptional instruction,” said S. Jack Hu, the university’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost. “They create engaging experiences both inside and outside the classroom that challenge students to apply their knowledge in creative and meaningful ways.” 

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