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Ricardo C Ainslie

Ricardo C Ainslie

M. K. Hage Centennial Professor in Education, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
rainslie@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0364, +1 512 471 4407

Expertise: Dr. Ricardo Ainslie's work focuses on communities in the United States and Mexico that have experienced significant conflict, violence, and transformation, exploring broader questions about how communities absorb crises and how individuals and cultural groups live within them. A hallmark of his work is his use of media as a critical tool for conveying ideas and human experience.

Kamran  Ali

Kamran Ali

Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
asdar@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7531, +1 512 471 3550

Expertise: Gender; health; development; labor history; political movements (including Islamic groups); Political Economy; post-colonialism; urban social histories, popular culture; historiography; memory; liberalism; Middle East; South Asia

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

Germine H Awad

Germine H Awad

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
gawad@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0526

Expertise: My scholarship is characterized by three interrelated areas of inquiry: prejudice and discrimination, identity and acculturation, and more recently, body image among women of color. I have also written in the area of multicultural research methodology. The majority of my research is guided by the questions "What factors lead to discrimination against ethnic minorities?" and "What impacts perceptions of experienced discrimination?" The two populations that I have primarily focused on are Arab/Middle Eastern Americans and African Americans. Although overt discrimination towards ethnic minorities has decreased over the years, the practice of more covert, subtle forms of prejudice remains. The events of September 11, 2001, however, reintroduced more explicit forms of prejudice towards Arab/Middle Eastern Americans, and those perceived to be Muslim, complicating the dialogue on discrimination in the United States. I am concerned with how prejudicial attitudes and ideology impact attitudes towards ethnic minorities generally and within specific domains such as the workplace and higher education. In addition, I examine how racial/ethnic identity and acculturation impact ethnic minorities' perception of discrimination. Most recently, I have expanded my identity and acculturation research to the study of body image concerns among women of color.

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

Pascale R Bos

Pascale R Bos

Associate Professor, Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts
pascalebos@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6373

Expertise: 20th-century comparative Western European and U.S. literature; cultural studies, gender and memory; Holocaust; modern Dutch and modern Jewish literature and culture; ethnic minorities in Europe; cultural memory, trauma, race and gender, gender issues.

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

Keffrelyn D Brown

Keffrelyn D Brown

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
keffrelyn@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4257

Expertise: (multicultural) teacher education; curriculum theory; underserved student populations; sociocultural knowledge; African American/Black education; race relations

Chris Brownson

Chris Brownson

Associate VP for Student Affairs, CMHC Director, Counseling and Mental Health Center
cbrownson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6990

Expertise: Dr. Brownson is the director of the National Research Consortium of Counseling Centers in Higher Education. Currently, Dr. Brownson, along with his counseling psychology graduate students, is leading a longitudinal study with 18 other institutions of higher education looking at the intersection of psychological factors and academic success. Dr. Brownson's research, publication, and presentation interests include college student suicide and suicide prevention, collaborative care models of behavioral health in primary care, the intersection of mental health and academic success, gender, race, and ethnicity in college student mental health, the roles of professional organizations within college mental health, collegiate recovery, and fatherhood.

Virginia G Burnett

Virginia G Burnett

Director, Academic Program, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, College of Liberal Arts
garrard@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5551, +1 512 475 7822
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Historic memory and human rights during the Cold War in Latin America, archives and history, and contemporary Central American history. She is equally interested in religious movements and ethnic identity in Latin America, Pentecostalism and other Protestant movements, and the intersection of religion and politics in Latin America, digital humanities, ethnic studies, religion

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.

Mounira M Charrad

Mounira M Charrad

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
charrad@utexas.edu
+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; gender issues

Kevin O Cokley

Kevin O Cokley

Oscar and Anne Mauzy Regents Professor for Educational Research and Development, 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

Elizabeth  Cullingford

Elizabeth Cullingford

Department Chair, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
cullingford@austin.utexas.edu
+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

Noah  De Lissovoy

Noah De Lissovoy

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
delissovoy@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1954

Expertise: critical pedagogy and cultural studies; globalization, education, and social movements; race, racism, and coloniality; critical and marxist theory; curriculum studies; feminist philosophy

Toni Falbo

Toni Falbo

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
toni@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0603, +1 512 471 8020

Expertise: Dr. Falbo is an internationally recognized expert on the social and psychological characteristics of only children, including Chinese only children. She has studied the effects of sibling status on human development, including educational attainment and health in later life. She has studied the impact of ethnic minority status and parental support on educational outcomes, most notably writing the book Latino High School Graduation with Harriett D. Romo. Dr. Falbo is presently examining the effects of China's one-child policy on the personalities of Chinese children and adults, and is beginning a project to develop tools to assess explicit and implicit attitudes toward the one or two child family.

Richard R Flores

Richard R Flores

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Liberal Arts
flores@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9209, +1 512 471 4141
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Cultural theory; anthropology of performance; folklore and expressive culture; Mexican American history and culture; Mexican American studies; critical theory; public history of the Alamo; race and ethnicity; critical race theory; cultural citizenship; cultural studies

Laurie B Green

Laurie B Green

Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
lbgreen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7245

Expertise: Comparative Race Studies; African American Studies; Gender Studies; Working-Class History; Migration; Urban History; Poverty and Public Health; Social Movements; Political and Cultural History; Race Relations, Gender Issues

John  Hartigan

John Hartigan

Director, Academic Program, Americo Paredes Center for Cultural Studies, College of Liberal Arts
johnhartigan@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9201

Expertise: Urban cultures; Science, Technology, and Race; Social theory; Ethnography; Ethnicity in North America; Race Relations

Mark D Hayward

Mark D Hayward

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
mhayward@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8382

Expertise: Population and Life Course and Aging, Morbidity and Mortality, and Biodemography, Social Epidemiology, Quantitative Methods and Dynamic Models, Life Table Techniques, Death and Dying

Steven D Hoelscher

Steven D Hoelscher

Department Chair, Department of American Studies, College of Liberal Arts
hoelscher@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2567, +1 512 471 7277

Expertise: Photography; Cultural and Historical Geography; Urban Studies; Memory; Ethnicity and Race; North American and European urbanism; social constructions of space and place, landscape and region; cultural memory; and the geography of tourism.

Madeline Y Hsu

Madeline Y Hsu

Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
myhsu@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9469, +1 512 475 7850

Expertise: Migration, Transnationalism and Diaspora, Chinese Overseas, and Ethnic Studies, Immigration Policy

Marcelo  Jorge De Paula Paixao

Marcelo Jorge De Paula Paixao

Associate Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies Department, College of Liberal Arts
marcelopaixao@utexas.edu
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Race relations and inequalities in Brazil and Latin American; public policies issues and monitoring; models of socioeconomic development; labor market; statistics of race, ethnic, and gender inequality

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.

Esbelle M Jowers

Esbelle M Jowers

Research Assistant Professor (Affiliated), Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
ejowers@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6027
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Dr. Jowers directs three major grant projects, including the Texas Initiatives for Children's Activity & Nutrition (I-CAN!) project, the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Retention and Engagement Study, and the PMATS/Walk Texas! Project. Texas I-CAN! is an obesity prevention project that aims to increase both physical activity and healthy eating in elementary school children. This project is currently funded through the National Institutes of Health/ Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center for Child Development.The goal is to train elementary school teachers to incorporate physical activity into their academic lessons daily and to evaluate the corresponding physical activity changes and academic impact on the participating children. This is a 5-year project that will recruit 30 elementary schools within Central Texas. Dr. Jowers was part of the creation and refinement of this program since 2001 and has extensive experience working with children, elementary school teachers, and independent school districts. The WIC Engagement and Retention Study is funded by the Department of State Health Services (DSHS)/WIC State Office to examine both quantitatively and qualitatively the factors that influence participant engagement and retention in the program. PMATS/Walk Texas! is funded by the Department of State Health Services (DSHS)/Texas Diabetes Council/Program to provide diabetes prevention and technical assistance/expertise to state-funded community diabetes prevention projects. Additionally, Dr. Jowers manages the online reporting system, termed the Program Management and Tracking System, for the Texas Department of State and Health Services. This system tracks clinical outcomes across various programs (physical activity, nutrition, diabetes self management) to determine the impact of the programs on diabetes prevention and control across the state of Texas.

Su Yeong  Kim

Su Yeong Kim

Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
projectfamily@gmail.com
+1 512 471 5524, +1 512 475 6014

Expertise: Development of children of immigrants in the United States, with a focus on children of Chinese and Mexican origin; parenting; parent-child relationships

Gregory W Knapp

Gregory W Knapp

Associate Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
gwk@utexas.edu
+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

Alan J Kuperman

Alan J Kuperman

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
akuperman@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8245

Expertise: Ethnic conflict, U.S. military intervention, nuclear proliferation, humanitarian intervention, America foreign policy

David L Leal

David L Leal

Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
dleal@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1343

Expertise: Latino Politics and Policy

Amy H Liu

Amy H Liu

Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
amy.liu@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7249

Expertise: Ethnic politics, language policies, migration politics, Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe

Raul L Madrid

Raul L Madrid

Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
rmadrid@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7246

Expertise: Latin American politics, democracy studies, comparative ethnic politics, and comparative social policy

Eric L McDaniel

Eric L McDaniel

Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
emcdaniel@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7268

Expertise: Religion and politics; Black politics; organizational behavior

Martha  Menchaca

Martha Menchaca

Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
mmen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7537

Expertise: Social anthropology, ethnicity, gender, oral history/oral traditions, legal anthropology, immigration, Chicano studies: US/Mexican culture, Latin America, and Mexico-Neoliberalism

Thomas G Palaima

Thomas G Palaima

Department Chair (Acting), Department of Classics, College of Liberal Arts
tpalaima@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5742, +1 512 471 8837

Expertise: Aegean scripts & prehistory, Greek language, war & violence studies, public intellectual writing, music as social criticism, Dylanology

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.

Sharmila  Rudrappa

Sharmila Rudrappa

Director, Academic Program, Center for Asian American Studies, College of Liberal Arts
rudrappa@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6310

Expertise: Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Labor, Immigration

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)

Philip R Stanforth

Philip R Stanforth

Senior Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
p.stanforth@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 9694, +1 512 471 0081

Angela  Valenzuela

Angela Valenzuela

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
valenz@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6008

Expertise: Urban education from a sociological and multicultural perspective, with a focus on minority youth in schools, particularly at the K-12 level. Other areas of interest include immigration, human rights, and U.S.-Mexico binational relations.

Sam C Vong

Sam C Vong

Assistant Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
svong@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4073

Expertise: Twentieth-century United States; refugee and migration studies; Asian America history; Southeast Asia; Vietnam; Cambodia; Laos; Southeast Asian communities in the U.S.;