University of Georgia’s Maria Navarro Wins Teaching Award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture

navarroMaria Navarro, an associate professor of food and agricultural sciences at the University of Georgia, received the New Teacher Award in the National Awards Program for Excellence in College and University Teaching of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The award honors a scholar for “sustained, meritorious, and exceptional teaching” who has been a faculty member for less than seven years. Dr. Navarro received the award at the annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities in Denver.

Dr. Navarro joined the University of Georgia faculty in 2005. Previously, she worked on agricultural development projects in North Africa.

Dr. Navarro is a graduate of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Lleida, Spain. She holds a doctorate in agricultural education from Texas A&M University.

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