On Friday, September 3, 2014, Dr. Loch Johnson was awarded a Blue Key Service Award at the annual Blue Key banquet. As the Regents Professor of Public and International Affairs at UGA, Dr. Johnson is well known for his teaching and service to the School. He is a founder of the School of Public and International Affairs, and was crucial in the founding of the Service Memorial by the Miller Learning Center. In addition, he participated in the creation of the Abraham Baldwin statue that stands proudly on North Campus near Old College. He is a Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor and the author or editor of over 200 articles and thirty books on U.S. national security. He has been in the news recently with his book “Intelligence: The Secret World of Spies” hitting the Washington Post Bestseller List and being quoted in a N.Y. Times article “CIA Study of Covert Aid Fueled Skepticism About Helping Syrian Rebels.”