AMERICUS (May 22, 2012)—Jason Berggren, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW), is the 2012 recipient of the Professor of the Year Award voted on by the class of 2011. The honor was presented at Spring Commencement on May 5 in the Student Success Center.
Sponsored by the GSW National Alumni Association, the award covers the faculty member’s quality of classroom teaching and performance, dedication to the profession and his or her impact on students through the teaching and learning process.
Aside from his time in the classroom, Berggren serves as a faculty advisor to the Student Government Association. He has also authored and had published numerous scholarly journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers on religion and politics.
Berggren joined the GSW faculty in 2009. He earned a Bachelor of Science in religious studies from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fl., a Master of Arts in religion at Florida State University and his Ph.D. in political science from the Florida International University.
Professor of the Year--Jason Berggren, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science at Georgia Southwestern, was voted the 2012 Professor of the Year. He is standing here with former Student Government Association president and recent graduate Lauren Bell.
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