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Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 4155
Expertise: Dr. Nancy Daley has taught Human Sexuality, an upper-division undergraduate elective, since 1996. This course addresses the physical, psychological, emotional, and interpersonal aspects of human sexuality. Dr. Daley is particularly interested in examining gender, sexual orientation, sexual coercion, sexual perversions, and sexual communication.
Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
+1 512 471 1948, +1 512 471 5251
Expertise: Communication effectiveness; customer service and loyalty; advocacy (persuasion and influence); presentation skills; leadership and teamwork; crisis communication
Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Communication
+1 512 471 1929
Expertise: Speech acquisition among infants and children; speech delay in children; childhood apraxia of speech; vocal development among infants with cochlear implants.
Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 475 8627
Expertise: Numerical Solution to Partial Differential Equations; Algorithms for Massively Parallel Scientific Computation; Application to Surface and Subsurface Flow and Transport in Earth Systems
Associate Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
+1 512 471 1980
Expertise: Documentary photography, video storytelling, Latin American studies: human rights and visual documentary, journalism and trauma, children at risk, child soldiers, youth gangs, visual storytelling for NGOs and non-profit sector.
Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
+1 512 232 1954
Expertise: critical pedagogy and cultural studies; globalization, education, and social movements; race, racism, and coloniality; critical and marxist theory; curriculum studies; feminist philosophy
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 1573
Expertise: Analysis and design of wireless and wireline telecommunication networks; Architectures and protocols to support sensing and pervasive computing; Applied probability, queueing and information theory
Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 8512
Expertise: Archaeology; ethnoarchaeology; rock art; Later Stone Age and Iron Age studies in Southern and Central Africa; African history; African cultures; African languages; Kalahari desert; Congo prehistory; African Iron Age and Neolithic studies
Senior Lecturer, Department of Management, Red McCombs School of Business
+1 512 471 9441
Expertise: Human resource management, leadership, management science, organizational behavior, organizational change and redesign, organizational culture, workplace environment
Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 7167
Expertise: Biomedical heat and mass transfer; Hyperthermia treatment of tumors; Therapeutic hypothermia for treating stroke, cardiac arrest and traumatic brain injury; Devices for intermittent and continuous cooling of body core temperature; Prevention and treatment of burn injuries; Cryotherapy of injured tissues; Cryopreservation of cells and tissues
Dean, School of Information
+1 512 471 3821
Expertise: the psychology of internet use, world wide web, human performance with technology, digital design, education, digital libraries, human-computer interaction, usability, social informatics, applied cognition, digital documents, online learning, information architecture, individual differences.
Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
+1 512 232 1782, +1 512 475 6189
Expertise: Biomechanics and Dynamics of Human Movement Neuromotor Control of Human Movement Dynamic Stability in Human Walking Walking Balance Control in Young and Older Adults and in Patients Virtual-Reality Interventions for Rehabilitation
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
+1 512 232 2116
Expertise: My research interests include: 1) The study of human performance management in non-profit athletic departments and other sport-related organizations; 2) work-family conflict in sport organizations; 3) the identification of reasons associated with participation and withdrawal in youth sport and the design of sport programs that increase and prolong involvement in physical activity.
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 232 0815
Expertise: Advanced quality control in multi-station manufacturing systems; Immunity inspired approaches to diagnosis and control of complex dynamic systems; Maintenance decision-making in flexible and reconfigurable systems; Applications of advanced signal processing in biomedical engineering
Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 0188
Expertise: Dr. Dodd's research examines the application of classical mental test theory and item response theory to attitude scaling, academic placement, adaptive testing, and standard settings.
Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
Expertise: How people reveal and conceal illness, such as cancer or HIV/AIDS, among friends and family, the ways people manage information about their illness, topic avoidance as a cancer coping mechanism, health communication and psychology
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
Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 0367
Expertise: Because of the variety of roles he has held throughout his career, Dr. Drum's research focus has evolved and transitioned over time. Presently, Dr. Drum is interested in the experiences of college students suffering from distress and suicidal thoughts. His interest in exploring this population arises from a belief that the current crisis-focused treatment approach in college counseling centers needs to be augmented with a more proactive and preventative service paradigm that is capable of reducing the prevalence of suicidality among college students. His research team continues to explore data collected by the Research Consortium of Counseling Centers in Higher Education, where it has received survey responses from over 26,000 participants representing 70 U.S. colleges and universities, establishing the largest dataset of in-depth college student suicidal behavior. These results will be used to find ways to help this population enhance resilience, decrease personal vulnerabilities, minimize encounters with traumatic events and, ultimately, fortify student's resistance to suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
Professor and University Distinguished Teaching Professor, Elizabeth Shatto Massey Distinguished Fellow in Teacher Education, Director of the Center for Music Learning, Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music, College of Fine Arts
+1 512 471 0972
Expertise: Human learning and behavior; procedural memory consolidation; skill learning
Research Affiliate - Sr Research Fellow, Environmental Science Institute, College of Natural Sciences
+1 512 585 1584
Expertise: Paleoecology; environmental impacts of land use change; climate change; deforestation; fire history; natural hazards; geoarchaeology; Central America; the Holocene Epoch; the Anthropocene Epoch; global warming
Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
+1 512 471 5117
Expertise: Expertise in geomechanic and geochemistry applied to: risks associated with CO2 sequestration; hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production; environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing; and the water-energy nexus. Current research focuses on the scientific, environmental and public policy aspects of unconventional natural gas production, the water-energy nexus, and carbon capture and storage. He has a particular interest in risk analysis, decision making, and legal/regulatory issues related to fracing, CO2 sequestration, CO2-EOR, and energy production.
Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
+1 512 471 0329, +1 512 471 1534
Expertise: Sandstone petrography and diagenesis, interpretation of diagenetic history by integration of petrographic, geochemical, and stratigraphic data; relationship of diagenesis to porosity, permeability, and other petrophysical properties of oil and gas reservoirs; timing of diagenesis and hydrocarbon maturation with respect to basin thermal and subsidence history
Professor, Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, Red McCombs School of Business
+1 512 471 5278, +1 512 471 3322
Expertise: His research and teaching interests include risk management, multiple criteria decision making, and capital budgeting. Decision and risk analysis with applications in oil and gas; exploration and production; electric utilities; project managment; environment & earth science.
Professor, School of Law
+1 512 232 1367
Expertise: John Dzienkowski teaches and writes in the areas of professional responsibility of lawyers, real property, international energy transactions, and oil and gas taxation. He is widely regarded as one of the most dynamic and effective speakers on topics of professional responsibility and he has delivered almost one hundred ethics presentations to in-house corporate departments, large and small law firms, state bar continuing legal education programs, and law faculties throughout this country.