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Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences
+1 512 471 3761
Expertise: Using electrochemistry to elucidate the behavior and properties of novel organic and inorganic species; interaction of light and electrochemical systems; utilization of light in photoelectrochemical cells with semiconductor electrodes or particles for the generation of electricity and chemicals.
Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
Expertise: Dr. Bearman's current research interests center on three main agenda: 1) Using consumer feedback and practice-based evidence to adapt existing empirically supported interventions for better fit in usual care contexts where children and families receive services 2) Identifying training and supervision processes that foster the adoption, implementation, and sustainability of empirically supported interventions for youth and 3) The role of treatment integrity (adherence, competence, and differentiation) in the effectiveness of youth interventions. Dr. Bearman has specific expertise in empirically supported interventions for youth with depression, anxiety, conduct disorders and traumatic stress; dissemination and implementation science; the development of observational behavioral coding systems to assess therapy and supervision process; and mixed-methods approaches to research, including experimental and quasi-experimental design, qualitative and community participatory research, and longitudinal risk factor modeling. Dr. Bearman has also worked with community partners in a number of different child service contexts, including schools, clinics, and child welfare agencies.
Associate Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
Expertise: Autism Spectrum Disorders, autism, developmental disabilities, applied behavioral analysis, challenging behavior, resurgence, treatment relapse, clinical relapse, problem behavior
Associate Dean for Doctoral Education, School of Social Work
+1 512 471 0533
Expertise: School mental health, Solution-focused Brief Therapy, dropout prevention, at-risk youth, research on how to design schools that promote achievement and a safe, respectful and violent free culture.
Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 0274
Expertise: Dr. Keith's research concentrates on understanding the nature and measurement of intelligence. His research has also focused on understanding influences on school learning. Dr. Keith has methodological interests in confirmatory factor analysis, structural equation modeling, and the use of existing large datasets in research.
Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
+1 512 471 6303, +1 512 475 8786
Expertise: Structural diagenesis, structural geology, fracture analysis, fluid inclusion and cathodoluminescence studies, rock mechanics, mechanical and fracture stratigraphy, hydrocarbon exploration and development in deep and/or structurally complex areas, tight gas sandstone, coalbed methane, shale gas; geologic aspects of hydraulic fracturing, application of borehole-imaging geophysical logs to stress and fracture evaluation, structural evolution of North American Cordillera, fracture history of NW Scotland, regional fracture studies Argentina.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
+1 512 475 6585
Expertise: Dr. Little is the coordinator for the Early Childhood Special Education area and works closely with the Autism and Developmental Disabilities area. Her teaching and research emphasis is on effective, data based interventions for young children with special needs and behavioral challenges and their families. Specific areas of interest include applied behavior analysis, positive behavior supports, and intervention strategies that support and teach children and families in their home, school, and community settings.
Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
+1 512 471 5942, +1 512 232 6248
Expertise: Design and development of learner-centered environments with new media and emerging technologies; Developing technology enabled cognitive tools to support higher-level thinking skills; Problem-based and Project based learning; Game-based learning; Instructional design; Online Instruction; Second language learning
Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
+1 512 232 9388
Expertise: Adolescent and young adult problem behavior development Interaction of risk and protective factors Tobacco use and cessation in disparate populations Concurrent use of cigarettes with other tobacco products
Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 232 4645
Expertise: Similarity, Analogical Reasoning and Analogical Problem Solving, Decision Making , Consumer Behavior, Motivation and Preference, Category Use and Category Learning, Taxonomic Hierarchies and Conceptual Combination, Symbolic and Connectionist models of Analogy, Similarity and Categorization, Knowledge Representation and Causal Mental Models
Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+1 512 471 5057, +1 512 471 4697
Expertise: Dr. Rai's principal research interests are in technological change, innovation and diffusion; economics of climate change/integrated assessment models; and energy and development. His research combines energy systems modeling with the political economy of energy markets to understand how changes in energy technologies, market conditions, policies and regulation, and environment could impact energy generation. The emphasis of his research is on interdisciplinary and integrative research in engineering and policy to ensure that the insights from his policy research are rooted in the underlying technical realties.
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
Director, RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+1 512 471 0512, +1 512 232 7062
Expertise: Juvenile justice system reform, community-based services with youth, criminal justice, community-based participatory research
Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 0267, +1 512 471 4407
Expertise: Dr. Kevin Stark is primarily interested in the application of cognitive-behavioral interventions to behavior problems in the schools. His research involves the assessment, treatment, and theoretical models of depression in children and adolescents. His secondary line of research examines the impact of participation in youth athletics on children's mental health.