Dr. Marshall Shepherd

Three UGA faculty members - J. Marshall Shepherd, Mary Ann Moran and Gregory H. Robinson - have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences
University of Georgia

J. Marshall Shepherd, Mary Ann Moran and Gregory H. Robinson elected by peers for contributions to research

UGA Expert Receives National Award

Feb 7, 2020
Photo courtesy Nancy Evelyn

A University of Georgia science expert is being honored at the national level. Dr. Marshall Shepherd is the 2020 recipient of the Award for Public Engagement from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

“It’s moving science beyond the ivory tower, beyond the publications and journals and conferences into the public sphere.”

Shepherd is being recognized for his ability to break down complicated scientific topics to nonscientists.

National Weather Service

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