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Ricardo C Ainslie

Ricardo C Ainslie

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

Expertise: Psychoanalysis; psychology of twinship; psychology and culture; critical incidents in communities psychopathology; attachment

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

Germine H Awad

Germine H Awad

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

Expertise: My research interests include attitude development and expression in the following areas: prejudice and discrimination, ethnic and racial identity (with a focus on Arabs and African Americans), acculturation, immigration, and attitudes toward affirmative action beneficiaries. In addition, I also study the psychological antecedents of minority standardized test performance as well as issues related to culturally relevant research methodology. More recently, I have also been working on a project assessing the relationship between racial identity and body image for African American women.

Keisha L Bentley-Edwards

Keisha L Bentley-Edwards

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
kbentleyedwards@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2755

Expertise: My research examines the processes by which young people understand their cultural selves and how this meaning making influences relationships, academic achievement, well-being and a sense of social responsibility. I have a strong belief that research should provide the theoretical framework and empirical evidence to guide practice and intervention. Using an action-research approach, I explore resiliency and cultural competence in the context of 1) the processes of racial socialization, 2) community vs. individual investment in the Black community, 3) risk and protective factors in coping with racism and 4) class and upward mobility.

Deborah A Bolnick

Deborah A Bolnick

Assistant 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

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.

Neal M Burns

Neal M Burns

Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
nburns@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1101

Expertise: Advertising, branding, qualitative research, consumer behavior, Internet marketing, ethnic studies, business, digital and alternative media.

Cindy I Carlson

Cindy I Carlson

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
ccarlson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4155

Expertise: Family relations and parenting; peer social relations; family-school linkages; child and adolescent development with an emphasis on early adolescence/middle school age; ethnic differences related the above topics; the prediction of attitudes toward diversity among middle school youth.

Kevin O Cokley

Kevin O Cokley

Professor, Also director of UT Austin's Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis and a Fellow in the College of Liberal Arts' Dept of African and African American Diaspora Studies, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
kcokley@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7498

Expertise: Racial and ethnic identity development; factors that impact academic achievement of African American students; academic self-concept; academic motivation; multicultural psychology and issues of race, ethnicity and culture; Afrocentric/African-centered psychology; impact of religiosity and spirituality on various psychological outcomes; multicultural counseling

North A Cooc

North A Cooc

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

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

Elizabeth  Cullingford

Elizabeth Cullingford

Professor, 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

Toni L Falbo

Toni L Falbo

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

Expertise: The research of Dr. Falbo is primarily focused on only children. Most broadly, she is concerned with the long-term effects of siblings on human development. In addition to this topic, Dr. Falbo recently completed a longitudinal study of "at risk" Latino high school students in Austin, Texas. The students were followed through high school. Using data from this study, Dr. Falbo collaborated with Dr. Harriett D. Romo to write Latino High School Graduation. Both are currently engaged in a 25-year follow-up about these former students and their families to gain a deeper understanding of the enduring difficulties associated with the lack of a high school diploma.

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

Carlton J Fong

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
carlton.fong@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3879

Expertise: - The influence of psychosocial and study skill factors on community college success: A meta-analytic review - Student and teacher factors related to achievement in developmental mathematics - Meta-analytic investigation of the attitude-achievement paradox - The role of constructive feedback in college students' motivation, emotion, and learning

Laurie B Green

Laurie B Green

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

Expertise: Civil Rights Movement; Social Movements; Politics of race and gender; American South

John  Hartigan

John Hartigan

Professor, Department of Anthropology, 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.

Mark D Hayward

Mark D Hayward

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

Expertise: Life course origins of health disparities, morbidity and mortality, biodemography; Aging; Life Expectancy; Health; Marriage; Divorce; Widowhood; Socioeconomic, Racial and Ethnic disparities in health

Steven D Hoelscher

Steven D Hoelscher

Professor, 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

Associate 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.

Veronica A Jones

Veronica A Jones

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
vjones@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: - Constructivism and Critical Theories in Research - Higher Education Law - Intersectionality and Multidimensional Identity Development - Student Cognitive and Social Development Theories - Student Success & Pathways for Students of Color - Student Engagement & Institutional Diversity

Peniel E Joseph

Peniel E Joseph

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

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

Su Yeong  Kim

Su Yeong Kim

Associate Professor, Human Dev & Family Sci, , 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

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

Raymond F. Dickson Centennial Professor, Department of Classics, College of Liberal Arts
tpalaima@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8837, +1 512 471 5742

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

Victor B Saenz

Victor B Saenz

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
vsaenz@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8585

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)

Diane L Schallert

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
dschallert@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0784

Expertise: Areas of expertise include motivation and emotions in learning environments and computer-mediated discussions. Research methods and approaches include quantitative (intervention studies, multiple regression, path analysis, HLM, and SEM), qualitative (grounded theory, discourse analysis including critical discourse analysis, and constant comparative methods), and mixed methods.

Philip R Stanforth

Philip R Stanforth

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

Sam C Vong

Sam C Vong

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