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Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 6014
Expertise: Information technologies for project management; Life-cycle information integration; Project data analysis; Construction knowledge discovery and dissemination; Product and process modeling; Project control systems; Field management technologies; Communication, collaboration and coordination technologies
Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
+1 512 471 8347
Expertise: Bilingual Education, immigrant adolescents' academic preparation, language minority students and students identified with learning disabilities in the STEM pipeline, language policy in education, immigrant adolescents' civic development, the transition to young adulthood among immigrants.
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 9269
Expertise: Robust and adaptive optimization and control; Statistical learning; Applications in telecommunications; Applications in air traffic control
Professor Emeritus and Peter T. Flawn Centennial Chair Emeritus, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
+1 512 471 4770
Expertise: Field, analytical, and experimental studies of metamorphic petrogenesis, with emphasis on the rates and mechanisms of metamorphic reactions. Geological applications of high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Analytical and computational studies of intracrystalline and intergranular diffusion.
Department Chair, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 4155
Expertise: Dr. Carlson researches the efficacy of family assessment, treatment, and intervention. She also examines family-peer-school linkages. More broadly, Dr. Carlson is interested in integrated behavioral health, attachment theory, and consultation theories and processes. Dr. Carlson's most recent research, which is funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, focuses on ethnic differences in parenting and the effects of ethnic diversity on the peer social relations and psychosocial development of middle school youth. Dr. Carlson previously co-authored two books - "Family-School Intervention: A Systems Perspective" and "Family Assessment: A Guide for Clinicians and Researchers." She is a Fellow in the American Psychological Association, where she currently serves as a council representative and member of the Committee on Accreditation, and is past president of the Division of School Psychology.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 0279
Expertise: Dr. Carter's research interests are reflected in her work in local schools. She has developed and overseen a school-wide social emotional learning curriculum, as well as the "Response to Intervention" three tier model for academic and behavioral issues, at a local elementary school. Dr. Carter has also coordinated a school-based intervention research project examining the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for adolescent girls with clinical depression.
Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 8916, +1 512 232 6093
Expertise: 19th and 20th century American literature; literary and cultural theory and historiography; antebellum evangelism, secularism, and radical politics, and their contemporary legacies; the theory and practice of the humanities
Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
+1 512 232 7636
Expertise: Dr. Castelli studies the effects of physical activity on motor and cognitive performance in school-aged children and emerging adults. She is also interested in the relationship between metabolic risk factors and cognition and how physical activity can reverse its effects.
Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 0378
Expertise: Dr. Cawthon's research focuses on access and equity in education. Her interests lie in the areas of instruction, assessment, and policy issues that affect those students who have been traditionally underserved. More specifically, Dr. Cawthon has an expertise in assessment accommodations, test development, and assessment policy related to standards-based and accountability reforms. Dr. Cawthon utilizes mixed methods approach to research, including secondary analysis of large-scale datasets, quasi-experimental design, arts-based methods, and qualitative designs.
Professor, School of Nursing
+1 512 471 8208
Expertise: Dr. Jane Dimmitt Champion received her BSN from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, her MSN in Adult Health Nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, an MA in Bilingual/Bicultural Studies from the University of Texas at San Antonio, her PhD in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and a DNP from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Memphis. She has earned post-graduate certifications as a FNP from Texas Tech University, as a CNS in Psych/Mental Health from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and as a CNS in Adult Health from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She has completed a 2 year National Institute of Health post-doctoral fellowship in Minority Women's Health, STI, and Violence at from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and a second 1 year Centers for Disease Control/Association of Teachers of Prevention Medicine post-doctoral fellowship in STI/HIV Research at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Champion's clinical research focuses on STI/HIV, substance use, adolescent and women's health, unintended pregnancy and interpersonal violence. She has served as Principal, Co-Principal or Co-Investigator on 33 research projects. She has been an investigator on 24 NIH funded research grants (9 as Principal Investigator, and 15 as Co-Investigator) funded by federal agencies such as the National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Addiction.
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Research, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 499 4629, +1 512 499 4449
Expertise: Hydraulics; Stormwater management; Groundwater hydrology; Subsurface fate and transport of chemicals and radionuclides; Radiological assessment; Modeling
Professor, Department of Rhetoric and Writing, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 8746
Expertise: Scholarly writing; public policy discourse; scientific and technical writing; proposal writing; public opinion writing; cognitive skill learning; writing processes; reading processes; rhetorical theory; college writing; Jewish studies; Hebrew Bible
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 232 6311, +1 512 232 6300
Expertise: Political Sociology; State Formation; Social Movements; Gender and Women's Rights; Colonialism; Comparative-Historical Sociology; Middle East and North Africa
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 232 9083
Expertise: Quantum models for functionalized nanostructures; simulations of liquids and crystal growth; simulated images from probe microscopies; defects in oxides; materials informatics; high performance algorithms for the electronic structure problem.
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 7035, +1 512 471 4349
Expertise: Micro and nano-optical interconnect devices; Polymer-based guided-wave optical interconnection and packaging; True time delay wide band phased array antenna
Professor and Director, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
+1 512 471 1939
Expertise: Argumentation (in a variety of settings); rhetoric; creating academic/community partnerships; inter- and cross-disciplinary education; diversity in higher education; academic entrepreneurship; the role of public research universities in society; reforming undergraduate and graduate education; citizen scholars; and accountability in higher education.
Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
Expertise: Dr. Childs is currently conducting several research studies. First, he is working on examining the volunteer networks that exist a summer youth camps and conferences. Second, he is a co-PI on a research grant that examines student engagement as a result of a summer learning intervention. Finally, he is investigating a unique police led initiative that was implemented to improve school attendance.
Professor, Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts
+1 512 232 2355
Expertise: Ancient Greek and Roman art and architecture; classical archaeology; digital modeling; contemporary art and criticism; gender studies; art-historical methodology; cultural studies
Department Chair, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 6773
Expertise: Fundamental Studies of Turbulent Combustion and Mixing; Unsteadiness of Shock-induced Turbulent Separation; Supersonic Cavity Flows
Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 7498
Expertise: Dr. Kevin Cokley's research is in the area of African American psychology, with particular interest in the roles of racial and ethnic identity and academic self-concept in the academic achievement of African American students. More recently he has been examining the impact of the impostor phenomenon in academic and mental health outcomes, especially among ethnic minority students and women. Broadly, Dr. Cokley considers racial and ethnic identity development, academic motivation, multicultural psychology and issues of race, ethnicity and culture.
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 2453
Expertise: RNA-protein interactions, RNA-protein folding; Novel molecular tools for intracellular studies of RNA-metabolism; Protein engineering for novel mechanisms of molecular recognition; Diagnostics for RNA-related diseases; Discovery of drugs targeting RNAs; Optimization strategies for therapeutic RNA/protein expression
Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
+1 512 232 7931
Expertise: Climate dynamics, atmospheric dynamics, global climate change, paleoclimate, climate and weather of Africa and South America, climate system modeling, climate change in Texas
Department Chair, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 4921
Expertise: Indoor air quality; Sources, fate and control of indoor air pollution; Homogeneous and heterogeneous indoor environmental chemistry; Human exposure to toxins in indoor environments
Forensics, Speech Team Coach, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
+1 512 471 1957
Expertise: Randy Cox is a Senior Lecturer in the Moody College of Communication and the Department of Communication Studies. He is the founding member of UT's competitive speech team and the administrative director of the Individual Events Program.
Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
+1 512 471 8596, +1 512 471 8598
Expertise: Coyle directs the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education's Human Performance Laboratory, and his research focuses on the metabolic and cardiovascular factors that limit aerobic exercise performance. He is expert in the nutritional needs of active people during exercise, especially regarding their carbohydrate, fat and fluid requirements. Furthermore, he has developed technology to measure maximal neuromuscular power output over a few seconds. A decline in an athlete's maximal power output may be a sign of overtraining.
Program Director-Texas Program in Sports and Media, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
+1 512 471 2430
Expertise: Sports and impact on American culture, sports and media, the business of sports, collective bargaining, mega-stadiums and revenue enhancement
Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 475 7232
Expertise: The history of popular culture and consumerism in twentieth-century Germany and Europe; the history and politics of memory; the visual history of Germany in the twentieth century, with a specific focus upon photographic representations.
Associate Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 5116
Expertise: Spatio-temporal Scaling of Landscape Change Dynamics and Dynamism, Resilience and Vulnerability of Socio-Ecological Systems in Developing States, and Ecologies of Global Health
Department Chair, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 4991, +1 512 471 4210
Expertise: Only children, Irish literature, politics, and culture; modern poetry; women's studies; drama and film; Shakespeare; the relation between high and popular culture