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Franklin College faculty member receives teaching award

John Knox, an associate professor of geography in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers.

Founded in 1947, SEDAAG has approximately 500 members in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. It gives this award in recognition of “sustained excellence and creativity in the college classroom.”

Knox is the first UGA faculty member to receive this award since at least 2008. He has received teaching awards at the college, university, state, regional and national levels as a UGA faculty member.