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Abigail R Aiken

Abigail R Aiken

Assistant Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
araa2@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2561

Expertise: public health policy, women's health, reproductive health outcomes

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

Robin D Atwood

Robin D Atwood

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
ratwood@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Robin Atwood has spent more than 15 years working on applied research projects focused on physical activity, obesity, worksite wellness, nutrition education evaluation, diabetes, and HIV prevention and care. She is currently working on issues surrounding changes in health care delivery systems impacted by health care reform and capacity building utilizing complexity science, generative leadership and an appreciative approach.

Ronen  Avraham

Ronen Avraham

Senior Lecturer, School of Law
ravraham@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1357

Expertise: Torts, Tort Reform, Healthcare Reform, Insurance Law, Law and Economics

Ben Bentzin

Ben Bentzin

Lecturer, Department of Marketing, Red McCombs School of Business
ben.bentzin@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 750 9253

Expertise: Marketing of technology, product marketing, strategic pricing, social media, entrepreneurship

Chandra R Bhat

Chandra R Bhat

Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
bhat@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4535

Expertise: Activity and travel behavior analysis; Travel demand modeling; Application of econometric, discrete choice and market research techniques in transportation planning; Logistics and freight modeling; Transportation energy and transportation air quality analysis; Urban form and spatial data modeling; Transportation; Urban management; Pollution

Kevin  Bozic

Kevin Bozic

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care, Dell Medical School
kevin.bozic@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5067

Expertise: management of patients with arthritis of the hip and knee, health policy and health care services research, healthcare technology assessment, cost-effectiveness analysis, shared medical decision making, and value-based payment and delivery models

Christopher P Brown

Christopher P Brown

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
cpbrown@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2288

Expertise: Impact of policymakers' high stakes reforms on teachers; early learning standards; pre-kindergarten assessment and alignment with elementary school; teacher education; curriculum development; the changed kindergarten

Joshua W Busby

Joshua W Busby

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
busbyj@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8946

Expertise: Busby is the author of several studies on climate change, national security, and energy policy from the Council on Foreign Relations, the Brookings Institution, the German Marshall Fund, and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Busby is one of the lead researchers in the Strauss Center project on Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS), a $7.6 million grant funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. He has also written on U.S.-China relations on climate change for CNAS and Resources for the Future.

Darla M Castelli

Darla M Castelli

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
dcastelli@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7636

Expertise: Studies the relationship between physical activity and cognitive performance in children and adolescents.

Namkee  Choi

Namkee Choi

Professor, School of Social Work
nchoi@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9590

Expertise: Geriatric mental health, depression treatment in aging services, social policy for older adults.

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: Researches themes related to understanding the psychological and environmental factors that impact African American student achievement, and the impact of the impostor phenomenon in academic and mental health outcomes.

Sue Cox

Sue Cox

Executive Vice Dean for Academics, Dell Medical School
suecox@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5102

Expertise: Medical Education, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Preterm Labor, Antepartum Pyelonephritis, Sexually Transmitted Infections

Edwin  Dorn

Edwin Dorn

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
eddorn@utexas.edu
+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

David J Drum

David J Drum

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
ddrum@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0367

Expertise: Assists students in finding research topics, particularly relating to college student suicidality and health psychology, working towards integrative health care and improving access to mental health services in hospitals.

Brian K Farr

Brian K Farr

Director, Athletic Training Program
bfarr@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1273, +1 512 471 9885

Expertise: Serves as Director of the Athletic Training Education Program and specializes in sports medicine, training athletes, athletic injuries, strength and conditioning, and sports rehabilitation.

Jeanne H Freeland-Graves

Jeanne H Freeland-Graves

Bess Heflin Centennial Professor in Nutritional Sciences - NTR Study Abroad Dir., Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
jfg@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0657, +1 512 471 0974

Expertise: Nutrition; obesity; minerals; food; manganese

Michael L Geruso

Michael L Geruso

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
mike.geruso@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8704

Expertise: Economics of Health and Healthcare, Development, Economic Demography, health insurance

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

Sherri R Greenberg

Sherri R Greenberg

Clinical Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
srgreenberg@austin.utexas.edu
+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.

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

Carolyn  Heinrich

Carolyn Heinrich

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
cheinrich@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3779

Expertise: Healthcare Policy, Education Policy, Healthcare, Social Policy

Frederick G Hensey

Frederick G Hensey

Professor Emeritus, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, College of Liberal Arts
f.hensey@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4531

Expertise: Linguistics; translation and interpretation theory; language in public life; language

Kristine L Hopkins

Kristine L Hopkins

Lecturer, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
khopkins@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8313

Expertise: Reproductive health issues in Latin America, the US-Mexico border, and Texas; impact of contraceptive availability among Mexican origin women on the US-Mexico border; teen pregnancy in Texas; overuse of cesarean section in Brazil and Mexico

Junfeng  Jiao

Junfeng Jiao

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture
jjiao@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Smart communities and built environments; Transit and food access; Active travel; Shared mobility

Clay Johnston

Clay Johnston

Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the Dell Medical School, Dell Medical School
clay.johnston@utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5000

Expertise: Implementation Science, Older adults, Persons with Physical Disability, Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attack, Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration, Implementation & Dissemination Science Listservs

Lee Ann  Kahlor

Lee Ann Kahlor

Associate Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
kahlor@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 791 5726

Expertise: Public relations, health and environmental risk communication, science communication, and information seeking.

William R Kelly

William R Kelly

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
wkelly@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4142

Expertise: Criminal Justice/Criminology/Ecology of Crime, Program and Policy Research and Evaluation, Research Methodology and Statistics

Christopher T King

Christopher T King

Director, Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
chris.king@raymarshallcenter.org
+1 512 471 7891, +1 512 471 2186

Expertise: Job Training, Worker Health, and Safety Education Policy, Labor Performance Management

Harold W Kohl

Harold W Kohl

Research Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
hkohl@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 391 2530

Expertise: Specializes in public health, epidemiology and the study and promotion of physical activity for health.

William  Lawson

William Lawson

Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry, Dell Medical School
william.lawson@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Mental Health, Violence and Mental Illness, Racial and Ethnic Issues in Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Substance Abuse, Ethnic Disparities in Care, Access to Care, Ethnic Issues in Pharmacotherapy

Elizabeth A Loika

Clinical Associate Professor, School of Nursing
eloika@nursing.utexas.edu

Expertise: Public health, health care for underserved and uninsured, health disparities, family nurse practitioner

Molly A Lopez

Molly A Lopez

Research Associate Professor, Center for Social Work Research, School of Social Work
mlopez@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 0614

Expertise: mental health services, evidence-based practice, trauma-informed care, cognitive behavioral therapies, workforce competency, systems of care.

Julie  Maslowsky

Julie Maslowsky

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
maslowsky@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7190
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Researches and develops programs in adolescent health promotion, primarily substance abuse and pregnancy prevention.

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

Richard P Meier

Richard P Meier

Department Chair, Department of Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts
rmeier@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9031, +1 512 471 1701

Expertise: Child language development; sign languages; American Sign Language; acquisition of American Sign language by deaf children

Lauren A Meyers

Lauren A Meyers

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
laurenmeyers@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4950

Expertise: infectious disease epidemiology, evolutionary dynamics, molecular evolution, viruses, bacteria, RNA, mathematical modeling, computer simulation, bioinformatics, flu, Ebola, Zika, malaria

Julie A Minich

Julie A Minich

Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
minichja@utexas.edu

Expertise: Chicana/o Literary and Cultural Studies; Latina/o Literary and Cultural Studies; LGBT Studies; Feminist Studies; and Disability Studies

John  Mirowsky

John Mirowsky

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
mirowsky@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5514

Expertise: Aging; health over the life course; creativity; employment; education and the transition to adulthood

Eileen K Nehme

Eileen K Nehme

Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
enehme@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5846

Expertise: Effects of the built and social environment on health behaviors Neighborhood-based physical activity among adults and children Active travel for adults and children

Todd A Olmstead

Todd A Olmstead

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
tolmstead@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8456

Expertise: Healthcare Policy, Healthcare, Transportation, Highway Safety, Administrative Rulemaking

David M Oshinsky

David M Oshinsky

Professor Emeritus, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
oshinsky@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7230

Expertise: 20th Century U.S. political and cultural history

Tolga  Ozyurtcu

Tolga Ozyurtcu

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
tolga@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6018
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Studies the historical, philosophical, sociocultural, and political dimensions of sport and physical culture.

Keryn E Pasch

Keryn E Pasch

Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
kpasch@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 8295

Expertise: Examines the relation between media influence on adolescent risk behavior such as substance use, nutrition, sleep and energy drink consumption.

Katherina A Payne

Katherina A Payne

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
kapayne@utexas.edu

Expertise: Her research and teaching interests focus on understanding, questioning, and furthering the relationship between public schools and the health and renewal of democracy. Professor Payne's work as a teacher educator and researcher seeks to better prepare and support elementary teachers as democratic educators who can create more equitable classrooms and learning experiences for all students to see themselves as able and active members of our democratic society. Currently, her work in social studies education focuses on the civic lives of young children and aims to promote recognition of the every day civic actions in which young children engage.

Joseph E Potter

Joseph E Potter

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
joe@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8341

Expertise: Reproductive health, population and development, demographic estimation, Latin America and Texas. Evaluating impact of policies and funding for family planning in Texas.

Sarah J Rehnborg

Associate Director, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
rehnborg@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7616, +1 512 232 7062

Expertise: Non-Profit Management, Civil society, Education Policy

Carol J Spaulding

Carol J Spaulding

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
carolspaulding@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1539

Expertise: Preschool children's media use, survey design, formative research and program development for low-literacy populations

Mary A Steinhardt

Mary A Steinhardt

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
msteinhardt@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3535

Expertise: Focuses on how individuals successfully adapt to stress and build health resilience.

Peter  Thomas

Peter Thomas

Professor, Department of Marine Science, College of Natural Sciences
peter.thomas@utexas.edu
+1 361 749 6768, +1 361 749 6711

Expertise: Reproductive endocrinology; endocrine-disrupting chemicals; environmental toxicology; steroid hormone action; reproduction/population risks

Bill  Tierney

Bill Tierney

Professor of Population Health, Department of Population Health, Dell Medical School
tierney@utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5006

Expertise: Population Health, Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, Medical Informatics, Big Data, Data Analytics/Epidemiology, New Models of Care, General Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Hospital Medicine, Health Services/Systems Research, Global Health

Debra J Umberson

Debra J Umberson

Director, Population Research Center, College of Liberal Arts
umberson@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6330

Expertise: Population Health ( Structural Determinants of Mental and Physical Health; Stress and Social Support; Health Behavior; Health Disparities; Sexual Minority Health); Family and Gender (Gender and Relationships; Same-Sex Couples; Marital Status and Health; Relationship Quality and Health; Family Status and Health; Intergenerational Relationships; Family and Bereavement); Aging and the Life Course (Psychosocial Epidemiology across the Life Course; Aging and the Family; Death and Dying; Marriage and Intimate Partnerships).

Mary M Velasquez

Mary M Velasquez

Professor, School of Social Work
velasquez@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7019

Expertise: Motivational Interviewing, evidence-based interventions, integrated behavioral health, smoking cessation, alcohol abuse, prenatal health.

Lorraine O Walker

Lorraine O Walker

Professor, School of Nursing, School of Nursing
lwalker@mail.nur.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4751

Expertise: Weight gain after childbirth

Mary H Walker

Clinical Associate Professor, UTeach-Natural Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
mwalker@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7060

Expertise: Science education; teacher training; classroom interactions; AP (Advanced Placement)

David C Warner

David C Warner

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
david.warner@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6277

Expertise: Health policy; health finance; diabetes costs; border health; health insurance; mental health policy; Mexican health system; business, economics & labor.

Patrick P Wong

Patrick P Wong

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
patwong@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8962

Expertise: social policy, family and child welfare, children services, mental health, poverty issues, housing, community development

Amy  Young

Amy Young

Chief Clinical Officer, Vice Dean of Professional Practice, Dell Medical School, Dell Medical School
amyyoung@austin.utexas.edu
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Women's Health