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Sue Ebanks is currently a tenured full professor at Savannah State University in the College of Sciences & Technology's Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences. There, she teaches and does research with students and community partners in areas of aquatic and marine biology, environmental toxicology, physiological and behavioral ecology, urban food deserts, and geoscience education.
Most recently, she is working collaboratively with Drs. Edith Davis of Florida A&M University and Reginald Archer of Tennessee State University on an NSF-funded project, GP-IMPACT: Expanding HBCU Pathways for Geoscience Education, and several other geoscience-related projects with SSU students, SSU faculty, and external collaborators in academia, industry, government, and community. This includes NSF funding to lead a collaborative study with fellow SSU Faculty Dr. Christopher Hintz and UGA Faculty Dr. Jay Brandes of sources, fates, and a remediation technique for micro- and nanoplastics pollution in waters of the GA coast out to Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary.