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Pascale R Bos

Pascale R Bos

Associate Professor, Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts
+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.

Andrew C Butler

Andrew C Butler

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 0546

Expertise: Imagine the following scenarios: a student who is building an understanding of physics by working practice problems, an educator who is trying to correct student misconceptions about evolution, and a traveler who has recently returned from Paris telling friends about the trip of a lifetime. The common thread connecting these examples is that the memories of the individuals described are changing through their actions. Dr. Butler is interested in the malleability of memory – the cognitive processes and mechanisms that cause memories to change or remain stable over time. More specifically, his research focuses on how the process of retrieving memories affects the content (e.g., events, specific details, narrative structure, etc.) and phenomenological characteristics (e.g., confidence, emotional intensity, vividness, etc.) of those memories. Retrieval is often viewed as a neutral event in which the contents of memory are assessed but left unchanged. However, a large body of research has shown that retrieval actually modifies memory. His program of research addresses both theoretical issues in cognitive psychology and practical applications to education and mental health. The broad aim of this research program is to gain a better understanding of how retrieval affects: memories held by individuals and those shared by groups (i.e. collective memories); memories for simple materials (e.g., word lists, facts, etc.) to more complex memories that are rich in sensory detail, emotion, and self-relevance, among other characteristics; and newly formed, episodic memories in contrast to well-learned semantic memories that have been integrated into the knowledge base.

Leslie B Cohen

Leslie B Cohen

Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 0189, +1 512 471 6261

Expertise: Perception, memory, and cognition of infants; Infant development; infant cognition; infant language

David F Crew

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.

Robert A Duke

Robert A Duke

Professor and University Distinguished Teaching Professor, Elizabeth Shatto Massey Distinguished Fellow in Teacher Education, Director of the Center for Music Learning, Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music, College of Fine Arts
+1 512 471 0972

Expertise: Human learning and behavior; procedural memory consolidation; skill learning

Steven D Hoelscher

Professor, Department of American Studies, College of Liberal Arts
+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.

Lizy K John

Lizy K John

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 232 1455

Expertise: Design of high-performance, low-power microprocessors; Multicore processors; Memory Systems; Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking; Workload characterization; Adaptive computing;

Daniel  Johnston

Daniel Johnston

Professor, Department of Neuroscience, College of Natural Sciences
+1 512 232 6564

Expertise: Cellular and molecular mechanisms of learning and memory, attention on neurons and synapses from the limbic system, properties and mechanisms of long-term synaptic potentiation (LTP) and depression (LTD), synaptic substrates for aspects of memory.

Stelios  Kyriakides

Stelios Kyriakides

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 4167

Expertise: Instability in Solids and Structures (Plastic Buckling of Structures; Propagating Instabilities in Shape Memory Metals; Composites; Foams); Modeling of Nonlinear Behavior and Failure of Solids (Metals; Composites; Foams)

Chad M Landis

Chad M Landis

Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 4273

Expertise: Mechanics of materials; Ferroelectrics; Ferromagnetic shape memory alloys; Fracture Mechanics; Continuum thermodynamics

Krishnaswa  Ravi-Chandar

Krishnaswa Ravi-Chandar

Professor and Temple Foundation Endowed Professorship No. 1, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 4213

Expertise: Mechanical Behavior of Materials at High Strain Rates; Fracture in Nominally Brittle Materials; Shear Banding in Polymeric Materials; Phase Transformation in Shape Memory Alloys

Stephanie S Rude

Stephanie S Rude

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 4155

Expertise: My research interest centers primarily around the question, What makes certain people vulnerable to becoming depressed? Most of my work has focused on cognitive factors, biases in perception, interpretation, and memory that seem to characterize depression. Most recently I have been interested in emotion regulation (avoidance, suppression, rumination, emotional processing, mindful attention) and how it plays into depression vulnerability. cognitive vulnerability to depression cognitive impairments in depression professional psychotherapy ethics communication

Shirley E Thompson

Associate Professor, Department of American Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Expertise: African American and African Diaspora Studies; Nineteenth Century US Cultural History; Law and Literature; Slavery and Post-Emancipation Cultures; Cultural Memory