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Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
+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
Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+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
Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
+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
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
+1 512 232 4419
Expertise: My research focuses explicitly on issues of social justice, equity, and diversity. In particular, it centers on the persistence and success of underrepresented students, the experiences of underrepresented faculty, and leadership across the P-20 pipeline. I employ qualitative methods such as narrative and discourse analysis, phenomenology, and case study, and I often utilize critical epistemologies and theories
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 0279
Expertise: Dr. Carter's research interests are reflected in her work in local schools. She has developed and overseen a school-wide social emotional learning curriculum, as well as the "Response to Intervention" three tier model for academic and behavioral issues, at a local elementary school. Dr. Carter has also coordinated a school-based intervention research project examining the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for adolescent girls with clinical depression.
Oscar and Anne Mauzy Regents Professor for Educational Research and Development, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 7498
Expertise: Dr. Kevin Cokley's research is in the area of African American psychology, with particular interest in the roles of racial and ethnic identity and academic self-concept in the academic achievement of African American students. More recently he has been examining the impact of the impostor phenomenon in academic and mental health outcomes, especially among ethnic minority students and women. Broadly, Dr. Cokley considers racial and ethnic identity development, academic motivation, multicultural psychology and issues of race, ethnicity and culture, race relations, education, and mental health
Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
+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
Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
Expertise: Dr. Green's research focuses on the nexus of urban school reform and socially just community development with a particular focus on school and community leaders. Additionally, his research interests include ways that urban policy can be leveraged to improve educational outcomes and community development in low-income neighborhoods of color. His work has been featured nationally in popular press venues such as TIME, Austin American Statesman, Dallas Morning News, Texas Tribune, Detroit Free Press, and the McAllen Monitor. Here are a few of those pieces: Op-ed: http://time.com/4446768/back-to-school-questions/ Op-ed: <a href="http://www.freep.com/story/opinion/readers/2015/07/17/detroit-schools-segregation/30322513/" target="_blank">What it will take to truly desegregate Detroit schools</a> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrF2ZW9Cbv4" target="_blank">College of Education Video</a> <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/plus/edu/vol-3/no-2/q-terrance-green/" target="_blank">Texas Tribune Interview</a>
Professor and Nasser I. Al-Rashid Centennial Professorship in Transportation Engineering, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 4541, +1 512 232 3100
Expertise: Transportation system operational analysis and design software development; Transport system demand estimation
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, School of Architecture
+1 512 471 0182
Expertise: In his teaching, practice and research, Miro explores the role of the architectural profession in civic life, the relationship between the manmade and Nature, and the relevance of history for designers. Miró was named a Distinguished Professor by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). He is also a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers of the University of Texas at Austin. Other teaching awards include the Texas Excellence in Teaching Award and the ACSA New Faculty Teaching Award.
Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
+1 512 475 8569
Expertise: My scholarly work is focused on the subject of the conditions fostering high academic success for children of poverty and the stratification of learning opportunities for children of color. Also, I am engaged in evaluating significant policy issues at the State level. 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.
Carlton Professor of Geology, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
+1 512 471 3317
Expertise: Hyrdogeology; flow in fractured rocks; thermohaline free convection; fracture skin effects; regional flow in carbonate rocks; hydrology of arid and semi-arid zones; subsidence and coastal land loss; effects of urbanization; alluvial aquifers; hydrogeology of sedimentary basins;hydrological processes in ore deposit formation; and hydrogeophysics.
Associate Dean of Students for Research, Office of the Dean of Students
+1 512 471 5017, +1 512 475 6547
Expertise: Disproportionality in special education Students with autism spectrum disorders Student Veterans in higher education, with PTSD, TBI and substance use problems Postsecondary students with disabilities College student development and engagement, transfer and first generation students Assessment in higher education