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Charles O Anderson

Charles O Anderson

Associate Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts
charles.o.anderson@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: African Diaspora and African American (Black) vernacular and concert dance history, Black dance aesthetics, Afrocentric dance pedagogy, choreography and dance composition, contemporary dance, Afrofuturism, critical race theory in dance, dance, history, ethnic studies.

Jacqueline L Angel

Jacqueline L Angel

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
jangel@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2956

Expertise: Hispanic health and demographics; aging policy; social policies with respect to diversity; long-term care; cultural diversity; ethnic studies

Deborah A Bolnick

Deborah A Bolnick

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
deborah.bolnick@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7532, +1 512 471 2781

Expertise: Anthropological genetics and genomics, ancient DNA, Native American population history, human population genetics, human biological variation, race, paleoepigenetics, ethical/legal/social implications of genetic research, biology

Anthony L Brown

Anthony L Brown

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
alb@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3902

Expertise: Anthony Brown's research focuses on historical and contemporary issues and discourses concerning African American students in schools and society; race relations, cultural diversity, education

Cindy I Carlson

Cindy I Carlson

Department Chair, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
ccarlson@austin.utexas.edu
+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.

Kevin O Cokley

Kevin O Cokley

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
kcokley@austin.utexas.edu
+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, race relations, education, and mental health

North Cooc

North Cooc

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
ncooc@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7923

Expertise: Racial and ethnic disproportionality, quantitative research methods, Asian Americans in education, summer literacy interventions, culture and diversity

Kevin M Foster

Kevin M Foster

Associate Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies Department, College of Liberal Arts
kmfoster@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4362

Expertise: African American student achievement; intersection of sports and academics; impact of race and gender on student academic outcomes; cultural theory in education; Improvement of academic outcomes for African American, Latina/o and other students; education; race relations

Christina Fragale

Christina Fragale

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
tinafragale@gmail.com

Benjamin G Gregg

Benjamin G Gregg

Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
bgregg@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7274

Expertise: Democracy, Rule of Law, Human Rights, Political Theory, Social Theory, Bioethics, Genetic Manipulation of Humans

Jennifer J Holme

Jennifer J Holme

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
jholme@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Dr. Holme's research focuses on the politics and implementation of educational policy, with a particular focus on the relationship among school reform, equity, and diversity in schools. Her research interests include: school desegregation (currently focusing on inter-district programs), high stakes testing (exit level testing); and school choice policy.

Peniel E Joseph

Peniel E Joseph

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
peniel.joseph@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7241

Expertise: Africana studies, women's studies, ethnic studies, law, society, political science.

Wei-Na  Lee

Wei-Na Lee

Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
weina@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8149

Expertise: cross-cultural consumer behavior, multicultural marketing communication, consumer response to new media

Mark F O'Reilly

Mark F O'Reilly

Department Chair, Department of Special Education, College of Education
markoreilly@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Assessment and support of individuals with intellectual disabilities who exhibit challenging behavior. Social skill/communication interventions for children with ASD. Assistive technology for persons with profound multiple disabilities. He is a doctoral level Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D).

Francie Ostrower

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
fostrower@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5342

Expertise: Non-Profit Management and Governance Non-Profit Management, Philanthrophy

Sarah R Powell

Sarah R Powell

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
srpowell@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6556

Expertise: Sarah R. Powell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education. Powell is currently Principal Investigator (PI) of a four-year Institute of Education Sciences efficacy grant related to word problems and equation solving for third-grade students with mathematics difficulties. Powell is also PI of a five-year early numeracy and literacy read-alouds project funded by the T.L.L. Temple Foundation, co-PI of a National Science Foundation grant aimed at developing a science intervention for second-grade students with learning difficulties, and co-PI of an Office of Special Education Programs model demonstration grant for middle school algebra readiness. Powell was a National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow from 2014 to 2016, and she is currently a Faculty Fellow with the Greater Texas Foundation. Powell's research interests include developing and testing interventions for students with mathematics difficulties, with a special emphasis on peer tutoring, word-problem solving, mathematics writing, and the symbols and vocabulary within mathematics.

Soncia  Reagins-Lilly

Soncia Reagins-Lilly

Vice President for Student Affairs, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
soncia.r.lilly@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1133, +1 512 471 1762

Expertise: Higher Education policy, administration and finance; strategic planning; Leadership Development; Cultural Competence and International Cultural exchange

Erin M Rodriguez

Erin M Rodriguez

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
erodriguez@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0283

Expertise: Dr. Rodriguez's areas of interest and expertise include: pediatric chronic illness (e.g., cancer, asthma) and health disparaties; developmental processes in stress and coping; linguistic and cultural factors in mental health.

Victor B Saenz

Victor B Saenz

Chair, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
vsaenz@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7519, +1 512 475 8585
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Higher education policy issues; Educational benefits of racial/ethnic diversity; Desegregation issues; Access, transition, and retention issues for underrepresented college students, especially Latino males in higher education; Policy impacts of affirmative action and remedial education policies; Assessment issues in higher education (learning outcomes)

Allison  Skerrett

Allison Skerrett

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
askerrett@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4883

Expertise: Secondary English education in urban contexts Adolescent literacy practices in school and outside school contexts Transnational youths' literacy practices and learning across transnational social and educational settings Sociocultural influences on teaching and learning

Cherise  Smith

Cherise Smith

Associate Professor of Art and Art History and of African and African Diaspora Studies, African and African Diaspora Studies Department, College of Liberal Arts
cherise_smith@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1784

Expertise: African American Representation, Art and Visual Culture; the Identity Politics and Representation; The Intersection of Representation with Race and Gender; Performance and Conceptual Art Practices; Photography; American Art After 1945

Michael E Webber

Michael E Webber

Associate Professor, Cockrell School of Engineering
webber@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6867

Expertise: Energy policy; Energy & Water; Alternative and renewable energy; Biofuels; Energy in Texas; Smart Grid; Power Sector

Christine L Williams

Christine L Williams

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
cwilliams@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6321

Expertise: gender, sexuality, workplace inequality, qualitative research methods, theory

Luis H Zayas

Luis H Zayas

Dean, School of Social Work
lzayas@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1937
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Latino adolescents, suicide prevention, child and adolescent mental health, culturally competent interventions, immigration, minorities