Twenty-one University of Georgia students have worked directly with Fanning Institute faculty and staff members on a variety of public service and outreach projects during the 2016-2017 academic year. These students have contributed to the Fanning Institute’s portfolio – which includes developing and implementing leadership education and development programs, curriculum development, technical assistance, applied research, and data collection and evaluation. The group consists of five graduate assistants, six Public Service and Outreach scholars, three interns and seven student workers.


Graduate students:

Lindsay Brown , Ph.D. student in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Tara Crawford, Ph.D. student in Integrative Conservation & Forestry and Natural Resources

Octavia Fugerson, Ph.D. student in Educational Psychology

Tong Li, Ph.D. student in Learning, Design, and Technology

Alejandra Millan, Masters of Social Work

Yingxiao (Karen) Qian, Ph.D. student in Learning, Design and Technology

Lawton Stephens, Masters of Social Work

Deja Thomas, Masters of Social Work


Undergraduate students:

Abby Callaway, Music Therapy

Rafael Caraballo, Theater and Computer Science

Genesis Castro, Human Development & Family Sciences/Personal & Organizational Leadership

Corbin Farr, Chemistry/Spanish

Emily Giglio, Advertising

Jonathan Ha, Mechanical Engineering

Magali Lapu, French & International Affairs

Jimmy Lin, Math & Math Education

Ursula McPherson-Vitkus, International Affairs & Arabic Language

Kavi Pandian, Sociology & Economics

Diane Park, Biological Science/Spanish

Hannah Turner, Sociology & Criminal Justice

Zoe Williams, Family and Consumer Science