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Professor Emeritus, Center for Transportation Research, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+1 512 232 4005, +1 512 471 3200
Expertise: Dr. Boske's teaching and research interests have focused on transportation policy, economics and finance. His published research has been on national and international transport policy issues, the role of transportation and logistics in international trade, and multimodal/intermodal transport planning.
Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+1 512 232 4007
Expertise: International affairs; national security/ defense policy; human resources policy (especially military personnel); civil rights/ race relations; policy making (especially the executive branch); federal education policy; African politics, business
Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
+1 512 471 5117
Expertise: Expertise in geomechanic and geochemistry applied to: risks associated with CO2 sequestration; hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production; environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing; and the water-energy nexus. Current research focuses on the scientific, environmental and public policy aspects of unconventional natural gas production, the water-energy nexus, and carbon capture and storage. He has a particular interest in risk analysis, decision making, and legal/regulatory issues related to fracing, CO2 sequestration, CO2-EOR, and energy production.
Research Affiliate - Sr Research Fellow, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
+1 512 471 0329, +1 512 471 1534
Expertise: Sandstone petrography and diagenesis, interpretation of diagenetic history by integration of petrographic, geochemical, and stratigraphic data; relationship of diagenesis to porosity, permeability, and other petrophysical properties of oil and gas reservoirs; timing of diagenesis and hydrocarbon maturation with respect to basin thermal and subsidence history
Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+1 512 471 8952
Expertise: Flamm, an expert on the economics of trade and investment in high technology industries, has published extensively on the economics of the semiconductor, computer, and telecommunications industries. He has worked closely with the semiconductor industry's SEMATECH research consortium in building economic models describing the impact of technological innovation on industrial competition in that industry.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 3211
Expertise: Economic development in Latin America; comparative economics; economics of the arts and cultural policy; international cultural relations; international business; banking; money
Clinical Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+1 512 656 6592, +1 512 471 8324
Expertise: A member of the Texas House of Representatives from 1991-2001, Greenberg?s areas of expertise include state and local government, public finance and budgeting, education, health care, transportation, and campaigns and elections in the state of Texas.
Director (0379), Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 232 1628
Expertise: Microgrid performance; electrical process in algal biofuels production; electrical insulation; Electricity generation and storage; space power; electric energy; standards; technology policy; university-industry-government collaboration in technology; technology and economic development; electric guns; hybrid electric vehicles; electric locomotives; flywheel batteries; electric generators and motors; high voltage; environment & earth science.
Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
Expertise: Huriya Jabbar's research examines the social and political dimensions of market-based reforms and privatization in education, including school choice and decision-making in K-12 and higher education contexts.
Journalism Affiliates, School of Journalism, College of Communication
Expertise: Media and journalism (law and ethics); progressive politics and political dissidence; U.S. antiwar activism; communication; white privilege and institutionalized racism; pornography and sexual violence; male masculinity and feminism.
Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
Expertise: Relationship between multinational corporations and domestic governments; politics of natural resources; political economy of international institutions; diffusion of policy across borders; business corruption; civil war
Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
+1 512 471 0809
Expertise: Personal Finance (Insurance, cash management, spending plans, financial spreadsheets, credit, financial behavior); Family Resource Management (values, standards, & goals; mananging change; decision making; organization; work at home & at the workplace)
Associate Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 232 1588
Expertise: Adaptive dynamics, cultural landscapes, and archaeology of Andean agriculture; regional identities, ethnogeography, linguistic geography and ethnic territoriality; mapping; modernization as contextualized in historical cultural ecology and feminist political ecology; history of geographic thought; Latin America
Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
+1 512 471 1534, +1 512 471 6303
Expertise: Structural diagenesis, structural geology, fracture analysis, fluid inclusion and cathodoluminescence studies, rock mechanics, mechanical and fracture stratigraphy, hydrocarbon exploration and development in deep and/or structurally complex areas, tight gas sandstone, coalbed methane, shale gas; geologic aspects of hydraulic fracturing, application of borehole-imaging geophysical logs to stress and fracture evaluation, structural evolution of North American Cordillera, fracture history of NW Scotland, regional fracture studies Argentina.
Professor, Department of Finance, Red McCombs School of Business
+1 512 471 5777
Expertise: Business: finance and economics; international economic policy; tariffs and protection; intellectual property; royalty rates on patents; the price of new technology; international finance; international economics; antitrust economics; firm valuation; business, economics & labor.
Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 5644
Expertise: Water resource systems analysis; Groundwater hydrology; Numerical modeling and economic analysis of groundwater systems; Multi-phase flow in porous media; Expert geographic information systems (GIS)
Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+1 512 471 2064
Expertise: Olmstead is an environmental economist whose current research projects examine the environmental externalities associated with shale gas development in the United States, regulatory avoidance under the U.S. Safe Drinking Water Act, the influence of federal fire suppression policy on land development in the American West, and free-riding in dam placement and water withdrawals in transboundary river basins. She has worked extensively on the economics of water resource management, focusing on water demand estimation, water conservation policy, and access to drinking water services among low-income communities. Climate and energy policy are additional topics of her research, especially with regard to the application of market-based environmental policy instruments.
Associate Dean for Research, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+1 512 471 5057, +1 512 471 4697
Expertise: Dr. Rai's principal research interests are in technological change, innovation and diffusion; economics of climate change/integrated assessment models; and energy and development. His research combines energy systems modeling with the political economy of energy markets to understand how changes in energy technologies, market conditions, policies and regulation, and environment could impact energy generation. The emphasis of his research is on interdisciplinary and integrative research in engineering and policy to ensure that the insights from his policy research are rooted in the underlying technical realties.
Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Office of the President
+1 512 471 1133
Expertise: Higher Education policy, administration and finance; strategic planning; Leadership Development; Cultural Competence and International Cultural exchange
Ruth Knight Millikan Centennial Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
+1 512 471 6128
Expertise: Technology as a catalyst for systemic change in the teaching-learning process, web-based collaborative learning environments, infusion of technology into teacher education programs, assisting developing countries to create plans for technology integration in education
Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
+1 512 475 8569
Expertise: My scholarly work is focused on the school conditions fostering academic success for children of poverty and the stratification of learning opportunities for children of color. Also, I am engaged in evaluating state and local education policies that improve student success throughout the education pipeline. Over the years I have raised more than 22 million dollars in research and development funds from The Spencer Foundation, The Annenberg Foundation, the Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Foundation, the Texas Education Agency, the National Science Foundation, the Houston Endowment, Inc., The Brown Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Education, among others. Pedro Reyes is the author of Resiliency and Success: Migrant children in the US (2004); Lessons From High Poverty High Performance Schools: Creating Learning Communities (1999); and Teachers and Their Workplace: Commitment, Performance, and Productivity (1990). In addition, he has authored more than 75 articles, book chapters, monographs, and reviews and has presented more than 50 papers at national academic conferences. His research has appeared in such journals as Educational Administration Quarterly, The High School Journal, Journal of Educational Research, and the Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. He was Editor of the Book Review Section of Educational Researcher, Associate Editor of the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, and reviewer of many other scholarly journals.
Professor, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 475 8545
Expertise: Vertical restrictions, including bundling and tying; vertical and horizontal mergers; public utility pricing and regulatory policy; equilibrium constraints on tests of single firm conduct under Section 2 of the Sherman Act.
Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
+1 512 232 2383
Expertise: Focuses on the development of sport policies and the ways in which professional sport teams can be leveraged to generate economic, social, and tourism benefits for host communities.
Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication
+1 512 471 6652
Expertise: The Information Society; telecommunications policy, including telephone cable and satellite systems; international cultural policy with respect to film and television; and the digital divide.
Director (0379), John A and Katherine G Jackson School of Geosciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
+1 512 471 0209, +1 512 471 1534
Expertise: Global energy supply and demand, Technology Administration, Multidisciplinary reservoir characterization, Carbonate sedimentology, Sequence stratigraphy, 3-D reservoir modeling, Resource assessment.
Professor of Mathematics, Charles A Dana Center for Science and Mathematics Education, College of Natural Sciences
+1 512 232 2271, +1 512 471 6190
Expertise: Education Policy; mathematics education; economics of education; educational equity; education program design and evaluation volunteerism
Associate Chair, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 475 8512
Expertise: labor economics; immigration; response to market and policy changes; institutional environment; hispanic workforce; overtime pay; labor unions; employment; immigrant labor; welfare
Professor; Mike Hogg Professor in Urban Policy, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 3200
Expertise: Urban and regional economic development; urban policy; technology policy; telecommunications policy; urban governance in developing countries; decentralized policymaking; the impact technological change on urban and regional economies