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Umesh Patel

  • Lead Advisor, Office of Academic Advising Services

Portrait of Umesh Patel

Contact Information

Office Location

614 C Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

  • COE Teacher Preparation Programs
  • COE Kinesiology Programs


Born and raised in Athens, Umesh received his Bachelor's degree in English and Master's degree in Religion from the University of Georgia. Since 2011 he has taught courses in Religion at UGA and World History at the University at Buffalo and returned to UGA in January, 2016 to work with students in a different capacity. Through his role as an Academic Advisor, Umesh hopes to help students develop their passions by creating a meaningful academic path towards graduation!


Degree Concentration Institution Year
AB English University of Georgia 2010
MA Religion University of Georgia 2013

Awards and Accolades

Year Award From
2013 Outstanding Graduate Instructor University of Georgia
2019 Outstanding Professional Advisor University of Georgia