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Associate Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts
Expertise: African Diaspora and African American (Black) vernacular and concert dance history, Black dance aesthetics, Afrocentric dance pedagogy, choreography and dance composition, contemporary dance, Afrofuturism, critical race theory in dance
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 7532, +1 512 471 2781
Expertise: Anthropological genetics and genomics, ancient DNA, Native American population history, human population genetics, human biological variation, race, paleoepigenetics, ethical/legal/social implications of genetic research
Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 4155
Expertise: Dr. Carlson researches the efficacy of family assessment, treatment, and intervention. She also examines family-peer-school linkages. More broadly, Dr. Carlson is interested in integrated behavioral health, attachment theory, and consultation theories and processes. Dr. Carlson's most recent research, which is funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, focuses on ethnic differences in parenting and the effects of ethnic diversity on the peer social relations and psychosocial development of middle school youth. Dr. Carlson previously co-authored two books - "Family-School Intervention: A Systems Perspective" and "Family Assessment: A Guide for Clinicians and Researchers." She is a Fellow in the American Psychological Association, where she currently serves as a council representative and member of the Committee on Accreditation, and is past president of the Division of School Psychology.
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
+1 512 471 7498
Expertise: Dr. Kevin Cokley is primarily interested in the impact of racial and ethnic identity, as well as academic self-concept, on the academic achievement of African American students. He is particularly focused on including more studies on African American high school students. He plans to continue the examination of the impact of the imposter phenomenon, especially among ethnic minority students and women. Broadly, Dr. Cokley considers racial and ethnic identity development, academic motivation, multicultural psychology and issues of race, the impact of religiosity and spirituality on psychological outcomes, and multicultural counseling in his research.
Associate Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies Department, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 4362
Expertise: African American student achievement; intersection of sports and academics; impact of race and gender on student academic outcomes; cultural theory in education; Improvement of academic outcomes for African American, Latina/o and other students
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
Expertise: - Constructivism and Critical Theories in Research - Higher Education Law - Intersectionality and Multidimensional Identity Development - Student Cognitive and Social Development Theories - Student Success & Pathways for Students of Color - Student Engagement & Institutional Diversity
Department Chair, Department of Special Education, College of Education
Expertise: Assessment and support of individuals with intellectual disabilities who exhibit challenging behavior. Social skill/communication interventions for children with ASD. Assistive technology for persons with profound multiple disabilities.
Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 0283
Expertise: Dr. Rodriguez's areas of interest and expertise include: pediatric chronic illness (e.g., cancer, asthma) and health disparaties; developmental processes in stress and coping; linguistic and cultural factors in mental health.
Associate Professor of Art and Art History and of African and African Diaspora Studies, African and African Diaspora Studies Department, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 1784
Expertise: African American Representation, Art and Visual Culture; the Identity Politics and Representation; The Intersection of Representation with Race and Gender; Performance and Conceptual Art Practices; Photography; American Art After 1945