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Director, Landmarks Public Art Program, College of Fine Arts
+1 512 495 4315
Expertise: art museums, museum administration, arts administration, museum directorship, museum studies, contemporary art, public art, art in public spaces, collections, collections management, UT special collections
Associate Director, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
+1 512 453 1620
Expertise: My team and I investigate the evolution of amphibians. Some areas of interest are the higher-level phylogeny of amphibians, biodiversity of Neotropical frogs, signal evolution in frog mating calls, behavioral ecology of poison frogs, and relationship of bioinformatics and systematics. I am also the Associate Director for Biodiversity Collections in the Department of Integrative Biology.
Senior Research Curator, Reader and Viewer Services, Harry Huntt Ransom Humanities Research Center
Expertise: Photography; history of photography; photography and the humanities; art & art history; photohistory; photography & fine arts; photojournalism; photographic preservation; visual communications; management of visual archives
Professor, Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts
+1 512 232 2474
Expertise: 20th-century European and American art to 1950; the relation of art to science and technology (particularly in the first half of the 20th century); modernism in its cultural context, including science and occultism; Marcel Duchamp; the "fourth dimension" in 20th-century culture
Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 4991, +1 512 471 1837
Expertise: Eighteenth-century English and American literature; women's literature; LGBT literature and culture; poetry and poetics; visual studies and garden history; feminist and queer theory; history of sexuality
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, School of Information
+1 512 471 3959
Expertise: Library development in Native American communities; creation of virtual museums of Native American artifacts; literacy efforts in Native American communities; library collection development and evaluation; oral tradition; organizing gatherings of indigenous librarians worldwide
Associate Professor of Art and Art History and of African and African Diaspora Studies, African and African Diaspora Studies Department, College of Liberal Arts
+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
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
+1 512 232 2383
Expertise: Dr. Sparvero's research emphasis is sport policy, which includes (1) the development and analysis of sport specific policies, and (2) the ways in which communities can leverage sport assets to accomplish broader policy goals such as economic development, place marketing, and social welfare enhancement. Her current research is focused on organizational efficiency can be maximized by stakeholders involved in sport leverage.
Director, Humanities Institute, Humanities Institute, College of Liberal Arts, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 8524, +1 512 471 9056
Expertise: Cultural, historical, feminist anthropology; Identity and difference; Politics of representation; Public culture; Youth organizations; Museum studies; Public humanities; Medical humanities; US, Indigenous North America.