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J E Bickel

J E Bickel

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
ebickel@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 8316

Expertise: Decision making under uncertainty; value of information; economics; business strategy; energy and climate policy

Leigh B Boske

Leigh B Boske

Professor Emeritus, Center for Transportation Research, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
leigh.boske@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4005, +1 512 471 3200

Expertise: Dr. Boske's teaching and research interests have focused on transportation policy, economics and finance. His published research has been on national and international transport policy issues, the role of transportation and logistics in international trade, and multimodal/intermodal transport planning.

Henry W Brands

Henry W Brands

Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
hwbrands@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3261

Expertise: U.S. history; American presidents; Franklin Roosevelt; Andrew Jackson; Woodrow Wilson; Benjamin Franklin; the Cold War.

Olivier  Coibion

Olivier Coibion

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
ocoibion@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: unemployment; U.S. unemployment; recession; employment; fiscal policy; economics; macroeconomics; inflation; economic growth; European economics

Edwin  Dorn

Edwin Dorn

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
eddorn@utexas.edu
+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

Ian J Duncan

Ian J Duncan

Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
ian.duncan@beg.utexas.edu
+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.

Shirley P Dutton

Shirley P Dutton

Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
shirley.dutton@beg.utexas.edu
+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

William L Fisher

William L Fisher

Professor and Leonidas T. Barrow Centennial Chair in Mineral Resources, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
wfisher@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5600

Expertise: Basin analysis, sequence stratigraphy, depositional systems, petroleum geology, resource assessment, energy policy

Kenneth  Flamm

Kenneth Flamm

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
kflamm@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8952

Expertise: Flamm, an expert on the economics of trade and investment in high technology industries, has published extensively on the economics of the semiconductor, computer, and telecommunications industries. He has worked closely with the semiconductor industry's SEMATECH research consortium in building economic models describing the impact of technological innovation on industrial competition in that industry.

James K Galbraith

James K Galbraith

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
galbraith@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1244

Expertise: Macroeconomic policy; monetary policy, economic development policies; comparative economic policy; economic inequality

William P Glade

William P Glade

Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
glade@eco.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3211

Expertise: Economic development in Latin America; comparative economics; economics of the arts and cultural policy; international cultural relations; international business; banking; money

Jennifer  Glass

Jennifer Glass

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
jennifer-glass@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8355

Expertise: Work and family issues, telecommuting and new labor practices, STEM labor force retention

Robert E Hebner

Robert E Hebner

Director, Center for Electromechanics
r.hebner@cem.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1628

Expertise: Microgrid performance; electrical process in algal biofuels production; electrical insulation; Electricity generation and storage; space power; electric energy; standards; technology policy; university-industry-government collaboration in technology; technology and economic development; electric guns; hybrid electric vehicles; electric locomotives; flywheel batteries; electric generators and motors; high voltage; environment & earth science.

Julie R Irwin

Julie R Irwin

Professor, Department of Marketing, Red McCombs School of Business
jirwin@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5419

Expertise: Ethics, consumer decision making, judgment and decision making, marketing communication, public policy

Huriya  Jabbar

Huriya Jabbar

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

Expertise: Huriya Jabbar's research examines the social and political dimensions of market-based reforms and privatization in education, including school choice and decision-making in K-12 and higher education contexts.

Robert W Jensen

Robert W Jensen

Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
rjensen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1990

Expertise: Media and journalism (law and ethics); progressive politics and political dissidence; U.S. antiwar activism; communication; white privilege and institutionalized racism; pornography and sexual violence; male masculinity and feminism.

Nathan M Jensen

Nathan M Jensen

Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
natemjensen@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Relationship between multinational corporations and domestic governments; politics of natural resources; political economy of international institutions; diffusion of policy across borders; business corruption; civil war

Gregory W Knapp

Gregory W Knapp

Associate Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
gwk@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1588

Expertise: Adaptive dynamics, cultural landscapes, and archaeology of Andean agriculture; regional identities, ethnogeography, linguistic geography and ethnic territoriality; mapping; modernization as contextualized in historical cultural ecology and feminist political ecology; history of geographic thought; Latin America

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.

Alan J Kuperman

Alan J Kuperman

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
akuperman@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8245

Expertise: Ethnic conflict, U.S. military intervention, nuclear proliferation, humanitarian intervention, America foreign policy

Stephen E Laubach

Stephen E Laubach

Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
steve.laubach@beg.utexas.edu
+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.

David L Leal

David L Leal

Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
dleal@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1343

Expertise: Latino Politics and Policy

Amy H Liu

Amy H Liu

Assistant Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
amy.liu@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7249

Expertise: Ethnic politics, language policies, migration politics, Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe

Stephen P Magee

Stephen P Magee

Professor, Department of Finance, Red McCombs School of Business
stephen.magee@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5777

Expertise: Business: finance and economics; international economic policy; tariffs and protection; intellectual property; royalty rates on patents; the price of new technology; international finance; international economics; antitrust economics; firm valuation; business, economics & labor.

Dayanand  Manoli

Dayanand Manoli

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
dsmanoli@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: economics; retirement; education; income tax; taxes

Daene C McKinney

Daene C McKinney

Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
daene@aol.com
+1 512 471 5644

Expertise: Water resource systems analysis; Groundwater hydrology; Numerical modeling and economic analysis of groundwater systems; Multi-phase flow in porous media; Expert geographic information systems (GIS)

Sheila M Olmstead

Sheila M Olmstead

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
sheila.olmstead@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2064

Expertise: Olmstead is an environmental economist whose current research projects examine the environmental externalities associated with shale gas development in the United States, regulatory avoidance under the U.S. Safe Drinking Water Act, the influence of federal fire suppression policy on land development in the American West, and free-riding in dam placement and water withdrawals in transboundary river basins. She has worked extensively on the economics of water resource management, focusing on water demand estimation, water conservation policy, and access to drinking water services among low-income communities. Climate and energy policy are additional topics of her research, especially with regard to the application of market-based environmental policy instruments.

Todd A Olmstead

Todd A Olmstead

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
tolmstead@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8456

Expertise: Healthcare Policy, Healthcare

Raymond L Orbach

Raymond L Orbach

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
orbach@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0204

Expertise: Complex systems/non-linear dynamics; Transport in random media;

Elizabeth M Pettit

Elizabeth M Pettit

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
bpettit@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9850

Expertise: Social Inequality, Race and Ethnicity, Gender, Labor Markets, Research Methods

Varun  Rai

Varun Rai

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
raivarun@gmail.com
+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

Soncia  Reagins-Lilly

Soncia Reagins-Lilly

Vice President for Student Affairs
soncia.r.lilly@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1762, +1 512 471 5017

Expertise: Higher Education policy, administration and finance; strategic planning; Leadership Development; Cultural Competence and International Cultural exchange

Paul E Resta

Paul E Resta

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
resta@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6128, +1 512 471 5942

Expertise: Technology as a catalyst for systemic change in the teaching-learning process, web-based collaborative learning environments, infusion of technology into teacher education programs, assisting developing countries to create plans for technology integration in education

Edwin R Sharpe

Edwin R Sharpe

Clinical Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
esharpe@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8577

Marvin D Shepherd

Marvin D Shepherd

Professor Emeritus, College of Pharmacy
marvshepherd@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5607, +1 512 471 6892

Expertise: Economics and pharmacy, prescription drugs from Mexico and Canada, pharmacy practice and management, pharmaceutical marketing and pricing, diabetes management and care, business. Medication errors.

David S Sibley

David S Sibley

Professor, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
sibley@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8545

Expertise: Vertical restrictions, including bundling and tying; vertical and horizontal mergers; public utility pricing and regulatory policy; equilibrium constraints on tests of single firm conduct under Section 2 of the Sherman Act.

Emily S Sparvero

Emily S Sparvero

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
sparv@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2383

Expertise: Dr. Sparvero's research emphasis is sport policy, which includes (1) the development and analysis of sport specific policies, and (2) the ways in which communities can leverage sport assets to accomplish broader policy goals such as economic development, place marketing, and social welfare enhancement. Her current research is focused on organizational efficiency can be maximized by stakeholders involved in sport leverage.

Chandler W Stolp

Chandler W Stolp

Associate Dean, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
stolp@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3200, +1 512 471 8951

Expertise: Latin American public policy; economic integration; applied statistics

Ryan  Streeter

Ryan Streeter

Director, Center for Politics and Governance, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
rstreeter@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3581

Expertise: Expertise: governance, urban policy, campaign politics, economic development.

Sharon L Strover

Sharon L Strover

Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication
sharon.strover@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6652

Expertise: The Information Society; telecommunications policy, including telephone cable and satellite systems; international cultural policy with respect to film and television; and the digital divide.

Scott W Tinker

Scott W Tinker

Director, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
scott.tinker@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0209, +1 512 471 1534

Expertise: Global energy supply and demand, Technology Administration, Multidisciplinary reservoir characterization, Carbonate sedimentology, Sequence stratigraphy, 3-D reservoir modeling, Resource assessment.

Sheridan  Titman

Sheridan Titman

Director, Energy Management and Innovation Center, Department of Finance, Red McCombs School of Business
titman@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2787

Expertise: Corporate finance, energy, finance, real estate and investments, business, economics & labor, environment & earth science

Philip U Treisman

Philip U Treisman

Professor of Mathematics, Charles A Dana Center for Science and Mathematics Education, College of Natural Sciences
uri@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2271, +1 512 471 6190

Expertise: Education Policy; mathematics education; economics of education; educational equity; education program design and evaluation volunteerism

Stephen J Trejo

Stephen J Trejo

Associate Chair, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
trejo@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8512

Expertise: labor economics; immigration; response to market and policy changes; institutional environment; hispanic workforce; overtime pay; labor unions; employment; immigrant labor; welfare

David C Warner

David C Warner

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
david.warner@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6277

Expertise: Health policy; health finance; diabetes costs; border health; health insurance; mental health policy; Mexican health system; business, economics & labor.

Robert H Wilson

Robert H Wilson

Professor; 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 developing countries; decentralized policymaking; the impact technological change on urban and regional economies