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Gayle J Acton

Gayle J Acton

Associate Professor, School of Nursing
gacton@mail.nur.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7334, +1 512 471 9081

Expertise: adult health nursing, gerontological nursing, gerontology, meta-analysis, family caregiving for persons with dementia, theory development

Kamran  Ali

Kamran Ali

Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
asdar@austin.utexas.edu
+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

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

Pamela S Buchanan

Pamela S Buchanan

Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
buchanan@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9390

Expertise: adapted physical education; community collaboratives in special education; sensory and motor integration

Jennifer L Carter

Jennifer L Carter

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
jcarter@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0279

Expertise: Dr. Carter's research interests are reflected in her work in local schools. In the past, she developed and oversaw 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.

Kevin O Cokley

Kevin O Cokley

Professor, Also director of UT Austin's Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis and a Fellow in the College of Liberal Arts' Dept of African and African American Diaspora Studies, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
kcokley@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7498

Expertise: Racial and ethnic identity development; factors that impact academic achievement of African American students; academic self-concept; academic motivation; multicultural psychology and issues of race, ethnicity and culture; Afrocentric/African-centered psychology; impact of religiosity and spirituality on various psychological outcomes; multicultural counseling

Mark A Gooden

Mark A Gooden

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
gooden@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8574

Expertise: Principal training; role of principal

Terrance L Green

Terrance L Green

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
tgreen@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Dr. Green's research focuses on the nexus of urban school reform and socially just community development. 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. Op-ed: <a href="http://www.freep.com/story/opinion/readers/2015/07/17/detroit-schools-segregation/30322513/" target="_blank">http://www.freep.com/story/opinion/readers/2015/07/17/detroit-schools-segregation/30322513/</a> UT College of Education Video: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrF2ZW9Cbv4" target="_blank">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrF2ZW9Cbv4</a> Texas Tribune Interview: <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/plus/edu/vol-3/no-2/q-terrance-green/" target="_blank">http://www.texastribune.org/plus/edu/vol-3/no-2/q-terrance-green/</a>

Kara  Kockelman

Kara Kockelman

Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
kkockelm@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0210, +1 512 232 4252

Expertise: Travel behavior; traffic safety; urban form and land development; transportation planning and policy-making.

Randy B Machemehl

Randy B Machemehl

Professor and Nasser I. Al-Rashid Centennial Professorship in Transportation Engineering, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
rbm@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4541, +1 512 232 3100

Expertise: Transportation system operational analysis and design software development; Transport system demand estimation

Juan  Miro

Juan Miro

Professor, School of Architecture
jmiro@austin.utexas.edu
+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.

Deborah K Palmer

Deborah K Palmer

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
debpalmer@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4015

Expertise: Bilingual education policy, politics and practice, Multiliteracies, Dual Language Education, Discourse Analysis

Barbara L Pazey

Barbara L Pazey

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
bpazey@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8572

Expertise: Barbara Pazey's research interests focus on the development of socially just administrator and teacher leadership preparation programs in the context of meeting the academic, social, and emotional needs of special population students; ethical leadership and decision making processes applied to special education law and policy; and the analysis of P-12 education programs within urban and/or turnaround school settings that empower student voice, recognize and foster the growth of special population students' 21st century skills such as creativity, communication, collaboration, and critical thinking, and provide the prerequisite knowledge, skills, and dispositions that enable them to graduate from high school, ready for college and/or a career. She has presented in these areas at international, national, state, and local conferences. Pazey's teaching interests encompass the preparation of general and special education administrator and teacher leaders in the context of meeting the intellectual, social, cultural, emotional, physical, and aesthetic needs of special population students; trends and issues that impact the future of special education and educational leadership; ethical approaches to leadership, decision making, and practice; and special education law and disability policy.

John M Sharp

John M Sharp

Carlton Professor of Geology, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
jmsharp@jsg.utexas.edu
+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.

Audrey M Sorrells

Audrey M Sorrells

Associate Dean of Students for Research, Office of the Dean of Students
audrey.sorrells@austin.utexas.edu
+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

William G Spelman

William G Spelman

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
spelman@mail.utexas.edu

Expertise: Urban policy and management; urban politics; criminal justice policy; prisons; municipal policing; community crime prevention

Luis  Urrieta

Luis Urrieta

Assistant Professor and Fellow, Lee Hage Jamail Regents Chair in Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
urrieta@mail.utexas.edu

Expertise: Methodologies and Educational Research; Citizenship and Social Studies Education; Migration; Cultural Pedagogies in Education

Robert H Wilson

Robert H Wilson

Professor and Mike Hogg Professor in Urban Policy, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
rwilson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8947

Expertise: Urban and regional economic development; urban policy; technology policy; telecommunications policy; urban governance in developmenting countries

Ming  Zhang

Ming Zhang

Associate Professor, School of Architecture
zhangm@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0139

Expertise: Urban transportation planning, urban form and travel behavior, GIS applications in planning, international planning