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Clinical Professor, School of Law
+1 512 474 0007
Expertise: Wage rights and policy; Low-wage workers; Immigrant workers; Guest workers; Immigrant worker rights and issues; Immigration reform; Legal aid for low-income persons; Public interest law; Law school clinics
Professor, Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 3250
Expertise: Secure geologic storage of anthropogenic CO2; Application of nanoparticles to subsurface engineering; Petrophysics, especially of unconventional gas reservoirs; Methane hydrates in sediments; Reactive flow and transport; Relationship between microstructure and macroscopic properties of granular media
Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+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.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Law, School of Law
+1 512 232 1298
Expertise: National security law and policy; terrorism (history, law, policy); law of war; federal criminal law relating to national security; intelligence and the law; constitutional law.
Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+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
Director, Academic Program, Center for Mexican American Studies, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 8117, +1 512 471 5351
Expertise: Latino/a literature; Chicano/a literature; late nineteenth-century American literature; narrative theory; postcolonial studies.
Clinical Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+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.
Professor, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 475 8526
Expertise: Labor demand, time use, social insurance programs (particularly unemployment insurance) and unusual applications of labor economics (to suicide, sleep and beauty)Labor markets; unemployment; wages inequality; Social Security; demographic issues, business.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
+1 713 819 1322
Expertise: Crisis management; public, employee, community, government and investor relations; advertising; marketing; consumer segmentation; human resources; communicating corporate layoffs, and corporate security.
Professor, School of Law
+1 512 232 1373
Expertise: Law and economics of corporate and international finance; swaps; derivatives; securities; banking; corporate governance; hedge funds; mutual funds; new financial products and financial innovation; corporate hedging; investment and risk management; business, economics & labor
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 499 4689
Expertise: Dale E. Klein is Associate Director of the Energy Institute and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Texas System. Formerly he was Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and also served as a member of the Commission. Before joining the NRC, Dr. Klein served as the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs. In this position he served as the principal; staff assistant and advisor to the Secretary, Deputy Secretary and Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology for all policy and planning matters related to nuclear weapons and nuclear, chemical and biological defense.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 1486, +1 512 835 3414
Expertise: Tilt-rotor Aircraft Applications; Hypervelocity Impact Physics; Prevention of Nuclear Weapons Proliferation; National Defense Policy
Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 232 7280
Expertise: International relations; security studies; comparative foreign policy; Western Europe; European security; military art and science; military sociology
Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 232 6401
Expertise: 20th century military history, cultural history, U.S. foreign affairs, and American politics, Afghanistan, South Sudan, civil-military relations, national security policy, military culture
Director of Business Honors Program, Business, Government and Society, Red McCombs School of Business
+1 512 471 5246
Expertise: General business law, securities regulation, mergers & acquisitions, insider trading, law of electronic commerce, legal liability of accoutants, ethics
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, Department of Finance, Red McCombs School of Business
+1 512 471 5853
Expertise: Dr. Ronn's research is primarily in the area of energy risk: modeling, measurement and management. He has published articles on banking, investments, interest rate-sensitive instruments, and energy derivatives in academic and practitioner literature. In the energy-consulting area, Dr. Ronn has addressed the multiple issues of Risk Assessment; Construction of Optimal Hedge Portfolios; VAR and CVAR; Dual-Fuel Options; Valuation of Load-Following Services; Modeling Energy Prices and Pricing Monthly and Daily Options; and the Valuation and Optimal Management of Storage Facility.
Director of the Intelligence Studies Project, The Robert S. Strauss Center and The Clements Center for National Security, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+1 512 471 0814
Expertise: Nuclear Proliferation, Contemporary Foreign Policy, International Security, International Relations, Terrorism, Urban and Regional Policy, Nuclear Strategy and Arms Control, Public Policy, U.S. Foreign Policy
Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+1 512 475 7242
Expertise: International security, domestic politics, modern international relations, globalization and international affairs, the formation and spread of nation-states, and the rise of knowledge institutions as global actors
Director (0379), John A and Katherine G Jackson School of Geosciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
+1 512 471 0209, +1 512 471 1534
Expertise: Global energy supply and demand, Technology Administration, Multidisciplinary reservoir characterization, Carbonate sedimentology, Sequence stratigraphy, 3-D reservoir modeling, Resource assessment.
Clinical Professor of Policy Practice, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+1 512 471 9883
Expertise: U.S. domestic policy, public policy analysis, and legislative development with subject specialties in immigration and citizenship, border security and visa security, and refugees and asylum