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Lawrence D Abraham

Lawrence D Abraham

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
l.abraham@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7000, +1 512 232 2684

Expertise: Development of web-based tools for biomechanics instruction; analysis of biomechanics and neural correlates of fine motor skill performance and learning; assessment of effects of mild traumatic brain injury on fine motor skill performance and learning.

Jennifer K Adair

Jennifer K Adair

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
jenniferadair@utexas.edu

Ricardo C Ainslie

Ricardo C Ainslie

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
rainslie@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0364, +1 512 471 4407

Expertise: Dr. Ricardo Ainslie's work focuses on communities in the United States and Mexico that have experienced significant conflict, violence, and transformation, exploring broader questions about how communities absorb crises and how individuals and cultural groups live within them. A hallmark of his work is his use of media as a critical tool for conveying ideas and human experience.

Celeste D Alexander

Research Associate and Lecturer, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
celeste.alexander@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4528

David T Allen

David T Allen

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
allen@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0049, +1 512 475 7842

Expertise: Atmospheric chemistry; Urban air quality and pollution prevention; Environmental and industrial reaction engineering

Greg Allen

Greg Allen

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
gallen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0218

Expertise: The overarching goals of Dr. Greg Allen's research are to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and neuropsychological methods to: identify brain systems that are different from normal in autism spectrum disorders (ASD); determine whether and how these differences are related to ASD symptoms; guide the search for ASD causes; guide the search for ASD treatments; and evaluate responses to treatment.

Cassandre G Alvarado

Cassandre G Alvarado

Director of Special Initiatives in Enrollment and Graduation Management, Executive Vice President & Provost
cassandre.alvarado@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3997

Charles O Anderson

Charles O Anderson

Associate Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts
charles.o.anderson@austin.utexas.edu

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

Robin D Atwood

Robin D Atwood

Research Assistant Professor (Affiliated), Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
ratwood@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Dr. Atwood has spent more than 15 years working on applied research projects focused on physical activity, obesity, worksite wellness, nutrition education evaluation, diabetes, and HIV prevention and care. She has worked with a number of programs at the Texas Department of State Health Services including the Women, Infants & Children Program (WIC), Obesity, Diabetes and HIV Prevention and Care. Dr. Atwood's contracts focus on providing content and evaluation expertise, capacity building and program development for stakeholders at the federal, state and local level. She is currently working on issues surrounding changes in health care delivery systems impacted by health care reform and capacity building utilizing complexity science, generative leadership and an appreciative approach.

Flavio S Azevedo

Flavio S Azevedo

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
flavio@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: My research focuses primarily on theorizing the nature of short- and long-term interests in STEM disciplines, and designing learning environments that are truly engaging to students. This has led me to investigate learning and interest-based participation in settings as diverse as classrooms, after-school programs, and hobby practices (model rocketry and amateurs astronomy). Intersecting with this central research focus, my other research interests include the use and creation of technical representations and the way these mediate knowing and learning; the discourse and practices of engaged participation in STEM classrooms; and social justice issues in STEM education. This work has appeared in publications such as the Journal of the Learning Sciences, Cognition and Instruction, and the Journal of Mathematical Behavior.

Suzanne Barber

Suzanne Barber

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
sbarber@identity.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6152

Expertise: Software engineering, design and architectures; Distributed artificial intelligence; Information assurance, trust and security; Multi-agent systems

Allen J Bard

Allen J Bard

Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences
ajbard@mail.utexas.edu
+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.

Marcia  Barnes

Marcia Barnes

Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
marcia.barnes@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9258

Expertise: Typical and atypical development of reading comprehension and mathematics

Frank N Bash

Frank N Bash

Professor Emeritus, Department of Astronomy, College of Natural Sciences
fnbash@gmail.com
+1 512 471 3733

Expertise: Telescopes; star formation; spiral galaxies

Aprile D Benner

Aprile D Benner

Assistant Professor, Human Dev & Family Sci, , College of Natural Sciences
abenner@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1964

Expertise: Human development; adolescence and young childhood; social, emotional, and cognitive growth and maturation of young people

Keisha L Bentley-Edwards

Keisha L Bentley-Edwards

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
kbentleyedwards@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2755

Expertise: My research examines the processes by which young people understand their cultural selves and how this meaning making influences relationships, academic achievement, well-being and a sense of social responsibility. I have a strong belief that research should provide the theoretical framework and empirical evidence to guide practice and intervention. Using an action-research approach, I explore resiliency and cultural competence in the context of 1) the processes of racial socialization, 2) community vs. individual investment in the Black community, 3) risk and protective factors in coping with racism and 4) class and upward mobility.

Tricia S Berry

Tricia S Berry

Director, Women in Engineering Program, Cockrell School of Engineering
triciaberry@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5650

Expertise: Gender Equity Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Education Gender Issues in STEM Diversity and Inclusion K12 Informal STEM Education Effective STEM Messaging and Engagement Strategies to Engage Girls/Women in STEM Informal STEM Curriculum Development and Facilitation Engaging Volunteers and Role Models College Diversity Programs Women's Leadership and Career Development

Carl S Blyth

Carl S Blyth

Associate Professor, Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts
cblyth@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2312, +1 512 471 5531

Expertise: Applied linguistics (instructional technology, corpus linguistics, pedagogical grammar); French sociolinguistics (style, stance and interaction); Discourse studies (narrative analysis, cultural scripts, indexicality)

Randy  Bomer

Randy Bomer

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
bomer@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7519, +1 512 232 4861

Expertise: Writing; politics of literacy; sociocultural theory; curricula in reading and writing

Gary D Borich

Gary D Borich

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
garyborich@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 636 4999

Expertise: Dr. Borich is interested in the effectiveness of teaching methods, program assessment and evaluation, and strategies for teaching in a rapidly changing classroom environment.

Kevin  Bozic

Kevin Bozic

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care, , Dell Medical School
kevin.bozic@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5067

Brian A Bremen

Brian A Bremen

Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
bremen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7842, +1 512 471 4991

Expertise: 20th Century American poetry and fiction; Digital Humanities; Literary Theory; Literature and Medicine; Narrative Medicine; Bibliotherapy; Modernism; 20th Century Popular Culture; Indie Music; Standardized Testing; Essay evaluation; Holistic Scoring; Admissions Essays

Gene  Brooks

Gene Brooks

Lecturer, Department of Special Education, College of Education
gene.brooks@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6578

Sharon A Brown

Sharon A Brown

Professor, School of Nursing
sabrown@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4704

Expertise: Type 2 diabetes, health promotion,self-management, health disparities, meta-analysis

Anthony L Brown

Anthony L Brown

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
alb@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3902

Expertise: Anthony Brown's research focuses on historical and contemporary issues and discourses concerning African American students in schools and society

Christopher P Brown

Christopher P Brown

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
cpbrown@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2288

Expertise: Impact of policymakers' high stakes reforms on teachers; early learning standards; pre-kindergarten assessment and alignment with elementary school; teacher education; curriculum development

Keffrelyn D Brown

Keffrelyn D Brown

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
keffrelyn@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4257

Expertise: African American students; teacher knowledge and beliefs; curriculum development and theory; underserved student populations; sociocultural knowledge; multicultural studies

Chris G Brownson

Chris G Brownson

Student Affairs and CMHC Director, Counseling and Mental Health Center
cbrownson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6990

Expertise: Dr. Brownson is the director of the National Research Consortium of Counseling Centers in Higher Education. Currently, Dr. Brownson, along with his counseling psychology graduate students, is leading a longitudinal study with 18 other institutions of higher education looking at the intersection of psychological factors and academic success. Dr. Brownson's research, publication, and presentation interests include college student suicide and suicide prevention, collaborative care models of behavioral health in primary care, the intersection of mental health and academic success, gender, race, and ethnicity in college student mental health, the roles of professional organizations within college mental health, collegiate recovery, and fatherhood.

Diane P Bryant

Diane P Bryant

Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
dpbryant@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4161, +1 512 232 2320

Expertise: Dr. Bryant has served as the Principal Investigator on an early numeracy, response to intervention grant funded by the Institute of Education Sciences, the 3-Tier Mathematics Elementary & Secondary Intervention Project funded by the Texas Education Agency, and the MSTAR Intervention program funded by the Meadows Foundation. Dr. Bryant was chosen to participate in the National Science Foundation funded "Beginning Substantive Collaboration between Mathematics Education and Special Education Symposium: Teaching Mathematics to Students within the RtI Process." She is the author/co-author of books, tests, and research articles that focus on educational interventions for improving the mathematics and reading performance of students with learning disabilities, and the use of assistive technology for individuals with disabilities. Her research articles represent 20 years of working collaboratively with school districts and teachers on interventions for students with learning disabilities and who are at-risk for educational difficulties.

Brian R Bryant

Brian R Bryant

Research Professor, Meadows Center and Vaughn Gross Center, , College of Education
brianrbryant@aol.com
+1 512 232 2320

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

Beth E Bukoski

Beth E Bukoski

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
bb@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4419

Expertise: My research focuses explicitly on issues of social justice, equity, and diversity. In particular, it centers on the persistence and success of underrepresented students, the experiences of underrepresented faculty, and leadership across the P-20 pipeline. I employ qualitative methods such as narrative and discourse analysis, phenomenology, and case study, and I often utilize critical epistemologies and theories.

Sidney D Burback

Director, Global Communication Group, IC2 Institute
sid@ic2.utexas.edu
+1 512 305 0039, +1 512 743 1704

Expertise: Former Soviet Union; Armenia; Republic of Georgia

John C Butler

John C Butler

Associate Director, Department of Finance, McCombs School of Business
butlerjc@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6821

Expertise: Dr. Butler's research focuses on the Decision Sciences: decision analysis, operations, information systems, management science and statistics. He serves as Secretary/Treasurer of INFORMS Decision Analysis Society, an organization comprised of over 900 academics and practitioners in the field of decision analysis. For EMIC, Dr. Butler is focused on building energy-specific business curriculum. He teaches MBA-level energy finance classes and supervises student participation in practicums and case competitions.

Andrew C Butler

Andrew C Butler

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
andrewbutler@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0546

Expertise: Dr. Butler is interested in the malleability of memory - the cognitive processes and mechanisms that cause memories to change or remain stable over time. More specifically, his research focuses on how the process of retrieving memories affects the content (e.g., events, specific details, narrative structure, etc.) and phenomenological characteristics (e.g., confidence, emotional intensity, vividness, etc.) of those memories. Retrieval is often viewed as a neutral event in which the contents of memory are assessed but left unchanged. However, a large body of research has shown that retrieval actually modifies memory. His program of research addresses both theoretical issues in cognitive psychology and practical applications to education and mental health. The broad aim of this research program is to gain a better understanding of how retrieval affects: memories held by individuals and those shared by groups (i.e. collective memories); memories for simple materials (e.g., word lists, facts, etc.) to more complex memories that are rich in sensory detail, emotion, and self-relevance, among other characteristics; and newly formed, episodic memories in contrast to well-learned semantic memories that have been integrated into the knowledge base.

Rebecca M Callahan

Rebecca M Callahan

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
callahan@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8347

Expertise: Bilingual Education, immigrant adolescents' academic preparation, language minority students and students identified with learning disabilities in the STEM pipeline, language policy in education, immigrant adolescents' civic development, the transition to young adulthood among immigrants.

Lucy  Camarillo

Lucy Camarillo

Lecturer, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
camarillo-may@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3434

Norma V Cantu

Norma V Cantu

Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
metrocan2@aol.com
+1 512 475 8593, +1 512 232 7111

Expertise: Civil rights, education law, disbility law, school reform, and the intersection of law and policy in education.

Cindy I Carlson

Cindy I Carlson

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
ccarlson@austin.utexas.edu
+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.

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. She has developed and overseen 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.

Jodi M Casabianca-Marshall

Jodi M Casabianca-Marshall

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
jcasabianca@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0420

Expertise: The primary focus of Dr. Casabianca's research is on expanding the hierarchical rater model for rated test items with a specific interest in ratings of teachers. The expansion will culminate in a framework that accommodates longitudinal ratings, multidimensional assessments and multi-hierarchical designs. Recently she has also been applying generalizability study models to scores from classroom observation protocols and working on a large-scale evaluation of professional development reforms. In previous work, Dr. Casabianca focused on the development of new semiparametric marginal maximum likelihood methods for item response theory (IRT) and differential item functioning (DIF) detection.

Wanda G Cash

Wanda G Cash

Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
wgcash@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1965

Expertise: Journalism; Freedom of Information Act; freedom of the press; community newspapers; public access to court records; open government, newspaper management

Darla M Castelli

Darla M Castelli

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
dcastelli@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7636

Expertise: Dr. Castelli studies the effects of physical activity on motor and cognitive performance in school-aged children and emerging adults. She is also interested in the relationship between metabolic risk factors and cognition and how physical activity can reverse its effects.

Kate  Catterall

Kate Catterall

Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts
katecat@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0902

Expertise: History and theory of design; furniture and product design

Stephanie W Cawthon

Stephanie W Cawthon

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
stephanie.cawthon@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0378

Expertise: Dr. Cawthon's research focuses on access and equity in education. Her interests lie in the areas of instruction, assessment, and policy issues that affect those students who have been traditionally underserved. More specifically, Dr. Cawthon has an expertise in assessment accommodations, test development, and assessment policy related to standards-based and accountability reforms. Dr. Cawthon utilizes mixed methods approach to research, including secondary analysis of large-scale datasets, quasi-experimental design, arts-based methods, and qualitative designs.

Edward  Chambers

Edward Chambers

Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts
eddiechambers@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7554

Expertise: African Diaspora Art

Joshua  Childs

Joshua Childs

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

Expertise: Dr. Childs is currently conducting several research studies. First, he is working on examining the volunteer networks that exist a summer youth camps and conferences. Second, he is a co-PI on a research grant that examines student engagement as a result of a summer learning intervention. Finally, he is investigating a unique police led initiative that was implemented to improve school attendance.

Charles B Chiu

Charles B Chiu

Professor, Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences
chiu@physics.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1707, +1 512 471 1153

Expertise: Particle theory; laser-plasma physics;physics education, environment & earth science

Karen H Clary

Senior Program Coordinator, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, School of Architecture
kclary@wildflower.org
+1 512 232 0160

Expertise: Native plant conservation, including rare and endangered plants, invasive species management, botany

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: 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.

North A Cooc

North A Cooc

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
ncooc@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7923

Expertise: Racial disproportionality, quantitative research methods, Asian Americans in education, summer literacy interventions, culture and diversity

Sue Cox

Sue Cox

Executive Vice Dean for Academics, Dell Medical School
suecox@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5102

Edward F Coyle

Edward F Coyle

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
coyle@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8596, +1 512 471 8598

Expertise: Coyle directs the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education's Human Performance Laboratory, and his research focuses on the metabolic and cardiovascular factors that limit aerobic exercise performance. He is expert in the nutritional needs of active people during exercise, especially regarding their carbohydrate, fat and fluid requirements. Furthermore, he has developed technology to measure maximal neuromuscular power output over a few seconds. A decline in an athlete's maximal power output may be a sign of overtraining.

Robert  Crosnoe

Robert Crosnoe

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
crosnoe@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8329

Expertise: Life Course & Human Development, Children & Youth, Education, Health, Family, Immigration

Don S Crowley

Don S Crowley

Specialist, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
crowley@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3949, +1 512 232 2205

Expertise: Swimming/aquatic safety; swimming instruction; fitness

Nancy P Daley

Nancy P Daley

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
ndaley@austin.utexas.edu
+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.

Donald G Davis

Professor Emeritus, School of Information
dgdavis@ischool.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3806

Expertise: Texas American World Library History; History of Books Archives and Libraries; Collection Development in Libraries; Church History

Patrick J Davis

Patrick J Davis

Professor, College of Pharmacy
davispj@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1737, +1 512 475 9751

Expertise: Drug metabolism, microbial biotransformations

Noah  De Lissovoy

Noah De Lissovoy

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
delissovoy@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1954

Expertise: Curriculum studies and theory; sociocultural foundations of education; critical pedagogy and philosophy; globalization, education and social movements; critical theory and feminist philosophy

Andrew P Dillon

Andrew P Dillon

Dean, School of Information
adillon@ischool.utexas.edu
+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.

Diana M Dinitto

Diana M Dinitto

Professor, School of Social Work
ddinitto@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9227

Expertise: Alcohol use, drug use, social welfare, social policy, social work

Marlene A Dixon

Marlene A Dixon

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
madixon@mail.utexas.edu
+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.

Barbara G Dodd

Barbara G Dodd

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
bdodd@austin.utexas.edu
+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.

Erin L Dolan

Erin L Dolan

Executive Director, Texas Institute for Discovery Education in Science, College of Natural Sciences
edolan@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 8346

Expertise: Education; science research as a context for teaching, learning, and mentoring

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

Philip Doty

Associate Professor, School of Information
pdoty@ischool.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3746, +1 512 471 3821

Expertise: Internet and computer networks, copyright, privacy laws, governmental information policy, Patriot Act and digitial libraries

David J Drum

David J Drum

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
ddrum@austin.utexas.edu
+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.

Minette E Drumwright

Minette E Drumwright

Associate Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
mdrum@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2367, +1 512 471 1101

Expertise: Advertising, marketing, social marketing, social responsibility in business, service marketing, marketing strategy, business ethics

Robert A Duke

Robert A Duke

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
bobduke@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0972

Expertise: Human learning and behavior; procedural memory consolidation; skill learning

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

John S Dzienkowski

John S Dzienkowski

Professor, School of Law
jdzienkowski@law.utexas.edu
+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. 

Bonnie M Elliott

Bonnie M Elliott

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
belliott@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5195

Susan B Empson

Susan B Empson

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
empson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9688

Expertise: Elementary children's mathematics thinking; sociocognitive theories of learning, classroom processes; teacher development

Toni L Falbo

Toni L Falbo

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
toni@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0603, +1 512 471 8020

Expertise: Dr. Falbo is an internationally recognized expert on the social and psychological characteristics of only children, including Chinese only children. She has studied the effects of sibling status on human development, including educational attainment and health in later life. She has studied the impact of ethnic minority status and parental support on educational outcomes, most notably writing the book Latino High School Graduation with Harriett D. Romo. Dr. Falbo is presently examining the effects of China's one-child policy on the personalities of Chinese children and adults, and is beginning a project to develop tools to assess explicit and implicit attitudes toward the one or two child family.

Brian K Farr

Brian K Farr

Senior Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
bfarr@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9885, +1 512 471 1273

Expertise: Sports medicine, training athletes, athletic injuries, sports rehabilitation, strength and conditioning

Monica Faulkner

Monica Faulkner

Research Associate Professor, School of Social Work
mfaulkner@mail.utexas.edu

Expertise: Child welfare, child and family policy, foster care, teen pregnancy prevention, Latino families

Sherry L Field

Sherry L Field

Assistant Dean for Teacher Education, Outreach, and Recruitment, College of Education
sherry_field@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8327

Expertise: Curriculum history; oral history; social studies curriculum and teaching; children?s thinking and historical thinking; teachers as school leaders; teacher preparation

Richard R Flores

Richard R Flores

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Liberal Arts
flores@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9209, +1 512 471 4141
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Cultural theory; anthropology of performance; folklore and expressive culture; Mexican American history and culture; Mexican American studies; critical theory; public history of the Alamo; race and ethnicity; critical race theory; cultural citizenship; cultural studies

Carlton J Fong

Carlton J Fong

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
carlton.fong@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3879

Expertise: - The influence of psychosocial and study skill factors on community college success: A meta-analytic review - Student and teacher factors related to achievement in developmental mathematics - Meta-analytic investigation of the attitude-achievement paradox - The role of constructive feedback in college students' motivation, emotion, and learning

Hugh S Forrest

Professor Emeritus, Department of Neuroscience, College of Natural Sciences
forrest@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1639

Expertise: Biochemical genetics; molecular biology; human physiology

Kevin M Foster

Kevin M Foster

Associate Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies Department, College of Liberal Arts
kmfoster@mail.utexas.edu
+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

Wallace T Fowler

Wallace T Fowler

Professor and Paul D.& Betty Robertson Meek Centennial Professorship in Engineering & Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
wallace.fowler@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4257, +1 512 471 6913

Expertise: Spacecraft and Mission Design; Aircraft Design; Vehicle Modeling; Lunar and Planetary Exploration Systems; Multimedia Engineering Education

David W Fowler

David W Fowler

Professor and T.U. Taylor Professorship in Engineering; Joe J. King Chair of Engineering No. 2; Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
dwf@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2575, +1 512 471 4563

Expertise: Polymer-concrete materials; Structural building systems in wood and reinforced concrete; Concrete aggregates

Christina L Fragale

Christina L Fragale

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
tinafragale@gmail.com

Richard B Freeman

Richard B Freeman

Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs, Dell Medical School
richard.freeman@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5044

Alan W Friedman

Alan W Friedman

Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
friedman@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8376, +1 512 471 4991

Expertise: British and American modernism; the novel; drama, especially Shakespeare; international programs, faculty governance and academic freedom

Elizabeth T Gershoff

Elizabeth T Gershoff

Associate Professor - HDFS Graduate Chair, Human Dev & Family Sci, , College of Natural Sciences
liz.gershoff@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4800

Expertise: Child and youth development; adolescence; parenting; parental discipline; violence; early childhood education

Mary Claire Gerwels

Mary Claire Gerwels

Senior Lecturer, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
mcgerwels@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0662, +1 512 471 4155

David V Gibson

Senior Research Scientist, IC2 Institute
davidg@icc.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8941, +1 512 475 8901

Expertise: Texas border region; South America; Caribbean; Australia; entrepreneurship research and education

Earnest F Gloyna

Earnest F Gloyna

Professor Emeritus, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
e.gloyna@mail.utexas.edu

Expertise: Industrial waste treatment; municipal wastewater treatment; water quality management; radioactive waste management

Erik  Gnagy

Erik Gnagy

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
gnagy@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9105

Gloria  Gonzalez-Lopez

Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
gloria@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6343

Expertise: Sociology of Gender and Sexuality; Migration Studies; Sexual Violence; Masculinities; Sociology of Family Life; Qualitative Methodologies

Mark A Gooden

Mark A Gooden

Professor, Director of Principalship Program and PSEL Coordinator, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
gooden@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8574

Expertise: Principal training; role of principal

David B Gracy

David B Gracy

Professor Emeritus, School of Information
gracy@ischool.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8291

Expertise: Archival administration, records management, preservation administration; issues relating to broad domain of documentary heritage of civilization; Texas history (various periods)

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>

Benjamin G Gregg

Benjamin G Gregg

Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
bgregg@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7274

Expertise: Democracy, Rule of Law, Human Rights, Political Theory, Social Theory, Bioethics, Genetic Manipulation of Humans

Lisa  Griffin

Lisa Griffin

Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
l.griffin@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2786

Expertise: Spinal cord Injury, neuromuscular fatigue, functional electrical stimulation, low back pain, central nervous system control of muscle force, single motor unit recruitment and firing patterns

Karol K Harris

Karol K Harris

Research Assistant Professor (Affiliated), Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
kk.harris@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1273

Louis  Harrison

Louis Harrison

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
lharrison@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4785

Expertise: Race and culture in physical activity and sport; identity development patterns of African Americans

Michelle  Harrison

Michelle Harrison

Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
michelle.harrison@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9879

Mark D Hayward

Mark D Hayward

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
mhayward@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8382

Expertise: Population and Life Course and Aging, Morbidity and Mortality, and Biodemography, Social Epidemiology, Quantitative Methods and Dynamic Models, Life Table Techniques

Terry  Hemeyer

Terry Hemeyer

Senior Lecturer, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
ttghemeyer@aol.com
+1 713 819 1322

Expertise: Crisis management; public, employee, community, government and investor relations; advertising; marketing; consumer segmentation; human resources; communicating corporate layoffs, and corporate security.

Jim V Hoffman

Jim V Hoffman

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
jhoffman@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4041

Expertise: My interests focus on three areas: (1) Teacher preparation, (2) The classroom literacy environment, and (3) Promoting literacy achievement in developing countries. Methods: Descriptive, correlational, experimental, content analysis, program evaluation.

Jennifer J Holme

Jennifer J Holme

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

Expertise: Dr. Holme's research focuses on the politics and implementation of educational policy, with a particular focus on the relationship among school reform, equity, and diversity in schools. Her research interests include: school desegregation (currently focusing on inter-district programs), high stakes testing (exit level testing); and school choice policy.

Elaine K Horwitz

Elaine K Horwitz

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
horwitz@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4108, +1 512 232 4080

Expertise: Foreign language anxiety; learner beliefs about language learning, language learning strategies

Joan  Hughes

Joan Hughes

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
joanh@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4145

Expertise: K-12 Technology Integration, Teacher Professional Development, Online Learning, Technology Leadership, 1:1 Technology Integration, Research, Consulting for EdTech Startups

Jessica H Hunt

Jessica H Hunt

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
jhhunt@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7518

Expertise: Jessica's overarching research goal is to redirect and re-conceptualize research and instructional practice in mathematics such that students with LD can grow their conceptual knowledge. Two primary focal areas within this goal are a) documenting initial or informal conceptual understandings of children labeled as LD within a targeted mathematical area (i.e., rational numbers) and b) understanding how growth of conceptual knowledge occurs in the targeted area and can be nurtured through the learning process. A natural and essential extension of this work includes a secondary focal area concerning c) instructional practices special educators use to facilitate children's learning of mathematics and, more holistically, how educators can be supported to improve their teaching.

Thomas M Hunt

Thomas M Hunt

Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
tmhunt@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0994

Expertise: Sport policy, law, and history; international relations; international politics and diplomacy; drugs and doping in sport; the Olympic Movement.

Wendy A Hunter

Wendy A Hunter

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

Expertise: Comparative Politics; Social Policy; Latin America Affairs; Brazil; Military in Brazil; Military in the Southern Cone; Latin America politics; education reform

Syed A Hyder

Syed A Hyder

Associate Professor, Department of Asian Studies, College of Liberal Arts
syedakbarhyder@gmail.com

Expertise: Islam in South Asia, Urdu language and literature, Aesthetics in South Asian and the Middle East

Julie R Irwin

Julie R Irwin

Associate Professor, Department of Marketing, 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's research interests are related to the social and political dimensions of privatization and market-based reforms in education, especially school choice and its implications for equity and diversity. A second strand of research examines how research on such reforms is used by policymakers at the local, state, and federal levels. Huriya is currently working on several projects related to school choice and charter schools. Building on her dissertation research, she is examining competition for teachers in New Orleans schools, school-level marketing strategies, and the political economy of market-based reforms in New Orleans. In collaboration with researchers at the <a href="http://educationresearchalliancenola.org/" target="_blank">Education Research Alliance-New Orleans</a>, she is working on a project analyzing student mobility from pre-Katrina to the present day, and on a project examining how schools form niches in the marketplace by examining school websites and teacher survey data.

Judith A Jellison

Judith A Jellison

Professor, Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music, College of Fine Arts
jjellison@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7764, +1 512 471 0743

Expertise: Elementary music education; music and children with disabilities; observation and evaluation in classroom/rehearsals; music in special education and therapy

Coleman A Jennings

Coleman A Jennings

Professor Emeritus/Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts
coleman.a.jennings@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5324

Expertise: drama and theatre for children and youth, liaison with New York creative teams in developmental of Broadway musicals

Jody L Jensen

Jody L Jensen

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
jljensen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2685

Expertise: Lower-extremity neuro-motor control in clinical populations Gait and posture in typically and atypically-developing populations Autism - mediation of symptoms and function through physical activity Children's motor skill development; children and exercise

Clay Johnston

Clay Johnston

Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean, Dell Medical School
clay.johnston@utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5000

Barbara L Jones

Barbara L Jones

Associate Professor, School of Social Work
barbarajones@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 9367

Expertise: Palliative care, pediatric oncology, cancer survivors, adolescent and young adult oncology, interprofessional education, medical social work, integrated behavioral health, medical ethics

Veronica A Jones

Veronica A Jones

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
vjones@austin.utexas.edu

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

Esbelle M Jowers

Esbelle M Jowers

Research Assistant Professor (Affiliated), Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
ejowers@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6027

Expertise: Dr. Jowers directs two major grant projects, including the Texas Initiatives for Children's Activity & Nutrition (I-CAN!) project, and the Walk Texas! Project. Texas I-CAN! is an obesity prevention project that aims to increase both physical activity and healthy eating in elementary school children. This project is currently funded through the National Institutes of Health/ Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center for Child Development.The goal is to train elementary school teachers to incorporate physical activity into their academic lessons daily and to evaluate the corresponding physical activity changes and academic impact on the participating children. This is a 5-year project that will recruit 30 elementary schools within Central Texas. Dr. Jowers was part of the creation and refinement of this program since 2001 and has extensive experience working with children, elementary school teachers, and independent school districts. Walk Texas! is funded by the Department of State Health Services (DSHS)/Texas Diabetes Council/Program to provide diabetes prevention and technical assistance/expertise to state-funded community diabetes prevention projects. Additionally, Dr. Jowers manages the online reporting system, termed the Program Management and Tracking System &#40;PMATS&#41;, for the Texas Department of State and Health Services. This system tracks clinical outcomes across various programs (physical activity, nutrition, diabetes self management) to determine the impact of the programs on diabetes prevention and control across the state of Texas.

Manuel J Justiz

Manuel J Justiz

Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
mjustiz@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7255

Expertise: Education and public policy; politics of education; equal access for minorities in education systems; Latin American programs

Marilyn C Kameen

Marilyn C Kameen

Senior Associate Dean, College of Education
mkameen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7255

Xiaofen  Keating

Xiaofen Keating

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
xk93@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3565

Expertise: Her research focuses are (a) measurement and assessment in physical activity settings; (b) fitness education and health-related fitness knowledge testing; and (c) healthy lifestyle promotion among university students.

Harrison  Keller

Harrison Keller

Deputy to the President for Strategy and Policy, Executive Vice President & Provost
harrison.keller@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 8277

Christopher T King

Christopher T King

Director, Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
chris.king@raymarshallcenter.org
+1 512 471 7891, +1 512 471 2186

Expertise: Job Training, Worker Health, and Safety Education Policy, Labor Performance Management

Amy L Kinkade

Amy L Kinkade

Lecturer, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
akinkade@utexas.edu

Expertise: Social and Emotional Learning Teacher Evaluation Administrator Development Supervision of Teachers Differentiation

Karrol A Kitt

Karrol A Kitt

Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
kkitt@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0809

Expertise: Personal Finance (Insurance, cash management, spending plans, financial spreadsheets, credit, financial behavior); Family Resource Management (values, standards, & goals; mananging change; decision making; organization; work at home & at the workplace)

Mark L Knapp

Mark L Knapp

Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
mlknapp@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5251

Expertise: Interpersonal and nonverbal communication; lying and deception

Harold W Kohl

Harold W Kohl

Research Professor (Affiliated), Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
hkohl@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 391 2530

Expertise: Epidemiology of physical activity Development of physical activity national guidelines Physical activity for chronic disease prevention

J. Richard Kyle

J. Richard Kyle

Professor and The Third Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Yager Professorship, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
rkyle@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4351

Expertise: Ore deposits geology, strata-controlled mineral resources, metals & industrial minerals exploration, ore petrology, characterization of ore-forming fluids, high resolution X-ray computed tomography applications to ore genesis & processing, geology of energy critical elements, resources & society, geology & mineral resources of Texas

Lara  Latimer

Lara Latimer

Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
lara.a.latimer@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5846, +1 512 232 9307

Expertise: Addressing overweight & obesity, specifically through examining how the physical and social environment influences nutrition-related behavior. Tobacco prevention among college students.

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.

William  Lawson

William Lawson

Associate Dean of Health Disparities, Dell Medical School
william.lawson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5082, +1 240 273 8319

Cristine H Legare

Cristine H Legare

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
legare@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 468 8238

Expertise: Cognitive development, cultural learning, cognitive evolution, cognitive science, social cognition, children's learning, social learning, science education, biological education, evolution; ritual, religious cognition, science and religion

Leigh L Linden

Leigh L Linden

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
leigh.linden@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8556

Expertise: Economic development; poor countries; economics of education

Amanda L Little

Amanda L Little

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
amandalittle@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6585

Expertise: Dr. Little's 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. Dr. Little is the coordinator for the Early Childhood Special Education area and works closely with the Autism and Developmental Disabilities area.

Min  Liu

Min Liu

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
mliu@austin.utexas.edu
+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 learning and Project based learning; Instructional design; Second language learning

Alexandra  Loukas

Alexandra Loukas

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
alexandra.loukas@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9388

Expertise: Adolescent problem behavior development Interaction of risk and protective factors, with a particular focus on the protective factor of school connectedness Tobacco use and cessation in disparate populations Concurrent use of cigarettes with other tobacco products

Beth Maloch

Beth Maloch

Assoc Dean for Teacher Education, Student Affairs and Admin, College of Education
bmaloch@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3476

Expertise: Teacher education; Literature discussion; Informational texts in primary classrooms; Classroom discourse

Dayanand  Manoli

Dayanand Manoli

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

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

Michael P Marder

Michael P Marder

Professor, Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences
marder@chaos.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3612

Expertise: Fracture; deformation of materials; computational materials science; condensed matter physics; nonlinear dynamics; teacher preparation; discovery learning; Uteach.

Arthur B Markman

Arthur B Markman

Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
markman@mail.utexas.edu
+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

Jill A Marshall

Jill A Marshall

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
marshall@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9685

Expertise: My background is in physics and my primary research interest is physics, physical science, and engineering education, particularly student understanding and development of mathematical and physical models. I also have a strong research focus in secondary teacher preparation in STEM and expertise in teacher development in STEM, especially the nationally recognized UTeach model. I am currently coordinating with colleagues in the Jackson School of Geosciences and the Cockrell School of Engineering to evaluate the incorporation of modeling and design activities into STEM curriculum and teacher preparation.

Christopher J McCarthy

Christopher J McCarthy

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
cjmccarthy@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4835

Expertise: Dr. McCarthy is chiefly interested in improving the understanding of stress that educators and counselors face in their daily work. He has collaborated with colleagues at the University of Texas at Austin and other institutions to compile several international datasets of school teachers ranging from preschool to high school, as well as counselors in the state of Texas. Dr. McCarthy's foremost goal is to better understand teacher and counselor perceptions of daily demands and the resources they have to meet challenges in their environment.

Julia L Mickenberg

Julia L Mickenberg

Associate Professor, Department of American Studies, College of Liberal Arts
mickenberg@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7277, +1 512 232 2650

Expertise: General U.S. cultural history (1865-present); History of the Left/Radical Cultures (especially in the United States); Children's Literature; U.S. Women's History (esp. 1865-present); History of Childhood; Americans and the Soviet Union

Gail  Minault

Gail Minault

Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
gminault@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7214

Expertise: 19th and 20th century history of India, including religion and politics, intellectual and social history, and women''s movements.

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.

David  Mohrig

David Mohrig

Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
mohrig@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2282

Expertise: Sedimentary Geology, Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, Geomorphology, Rivers, Deltas, Coastlines, Submarine Channels, Geohazards, Sediment-Gravity Currents, Sediment Transport, Seismic Interpretation, Basin Analysis

Steven A Moore

Steven A Moore

Professor, School of Architecture
samoore@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0184

Expertise: Sustainable architecture; science and technology studies; politics of technology; philosophy of technology; history of technology

Leslie A Moore

Leslie A Moore

Senior Lecturer, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
lamoore@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0357, +1 512 471 4409

Expertise: Although Dr. Moore is not conducting research at this time, she is pursuing focused reading and study of the following topics: 1. the role of neurobiology and attachment in emotional regulation and behavior 2. narrative therapy approaches in academic settings 3. relationship issues and couples therapy 4. short-term approaches to counseling in academic settings

Chandra L Muller

Chandra L Muller

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
cmuller@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8377

Expertise: The effects of family, community, education policy and health behaviors on education and the transition to adulthood; STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) preparation and careers

Richard  Murphy

Richard Murphy

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
richard.murphy@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8525

Expertise: Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Applied Econometrics

Sheri  Mycue

Sheri Mycue

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
smycue@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2566

Steven P Nichols

Steven P Nichols

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
s.nichols@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3565

Expertise: Product development and technology commercialization; Entrepreneurial development of students; Engineering professional responsibility; Engineering design and engineering design education

Shelley A Nicholson

Shelley A Nicholson

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
snicholson@utexas.edu

Mark F O'Reilly

Mark F O'Reilly

Department Chair, Department of Special Education, College of Education
markoreilly@austin.utexas.edu

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.

Ruben D Olivarez

Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
rolivarez@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8576

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;

Cynthia  Osborne

Cynthia Osborne

Assistant Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
cosborne@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9808

Expertise: family demography, marriage; cohabitation, non-marital chilbearing, social policy, welfare, poverty, inequality, work/family balance, child well being

Karen L Ostlund

Karen L Ostlund

Lecturer, UTeach-Natural Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
ostlund@uteach.utexas.edu

Expertise: Science education; teacher training; apprentice teaching

Martha N Ovando

Professor Emeritus, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
mnovando@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7551

Expertise: Scholarly work has concentrated on understanding the processes related to the supervision of instruction and school personnel; (1) explore the instructional needs of teachers and their professional development within higher education; in such work to analyze approaches to inservice education as well as faculty needs; (2) processes of instructional supervision, including instructional modules, feedback, instructional assessment and the evaluation of teachers; explore the post-observation processes utilized to improve instruction.

Tolga  Ozyurtcu

Tolga Ozyurtcu

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
tolga@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6018

Expertise: Sport Development Sporting subcultures Cultural Geography of Sport Sport and Physical Culture History

Thomas G Palaima

Thomas G Palaima

Raymond F. Dickson Centennial Professor, Department of Classics, College of Liberal Arts
tpalaima@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8837, +1 512 471 5742

Expertise: Aegean scripts & prehistory, Greek language, war & violence studies, public intellectual writing, music as social criticism, Dylanology

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

Lorraine S Pangle

Lorraine S Pangle

Professor, Co-Director, Thomas Jefferson Center, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
lsp226@gov.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1447

Expertise: Ancient, early modern, and American political philosophy; ethics; the philosophy of education; problems of justice

Keryn E Pasch

Keryn E Pasch

Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
kpasch@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 8295

Expertise: Influence of media on youth risk behaviors Developing preventive interventions to address risk behaviors

Erika A Patall

Erika A Patall

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
patall@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0381

Expertise: Dr. Erika Patall primarily examines how motivation can be supported and the relationship between motivation and academic achievement from numerous perspectives, including self-determination theory, interest theories, decision-making theories, expectancy-value theory, and achievement goal theory, among others. To address these issues, Dr. Patall uses various research methodologies, including meta-analysis, cross-sectional and longitudinal survey research, experience sampling, and experiments in both laboratory and natural settings. She has most frequently focused on how the provision of choice and support for autonomy may impact motivation and support other achievement related outcomes. Dr. Patall has also studied how school time and the activities of children outside of school influence their academic achievement. Topics she has studied have included the effects of extended school time and activities such as parent involvement in schoolwork, homework, and afterschool programs. Finally, Dr. Patall is interested in the development and use of meta-analytic methods in social science research.

James R Patton

James R Patton

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
patton.jim@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4161

Expertise: Transition assessment & planning Students with disabilities in higher education Study skills assessment and instruction Individuals with disabilities and the criminal justice system Differentiating instruction for student with special needs in inclusive settings

Donald R Paul

Donald R Paul

Professor and Ernest Cockrell, Sr. Chair in Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
drp@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5392

Expertise: Interests include the broad areas of polymer science and engineering and chemical engineering. Current research involves various aspects of polymeric materials including polymer blends; membranes for separations, drug delivery, packaging, etc.; and polymer processing.  The blend research deals with the thermodynamics of polymer-polymer interactions (miscibility, phase diagrams, interfaces), reactive compatibilization of multiphase mixtures, rubber toughening, the control of phase morphology during processing by both chemical and physical means, and polymeric nanocomposites.  The research on diffusion in polymers involves investigation of structure-property relationships to design better membranes for separation processes and improved barrier materials plus an interest in theories and models for describing sorption and permeation of small molecule penetrants in polymers including the rubbery, glassy, semi-crystalline, and liquid crystalline states of these materials.  The research on nanocomposites involves devising chemical and processing strategies for exfoliating layered silicates in polymer matrices for improvement of performance using nanoscale reinforcement.  Synthesis, characterization, and performance of polymers are an integral part of the research in all these areas.

Gaylen  Paulson

Gaylen Paulson

Senior Lecturer, Department of Management, McCombs School of Business
gaylen.paulson@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8541

Expertise: Negotiation, conflict management, influence processes, attitudes and attitude change, creative thinking

Katherina A Payne

Katherina A Payne

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
kapayne@utexas.edu

Expertise: Her research and teaching interests focus on understanding, questioning, and furthering the relationship between public schools and the health and renewal of democracy. Professor Payne's work as a teacher educator and researcher seeks to better prepare and support elementary teachers as democratic educators who can create more equitable classrooms and learning experiences for all students to see themselves as able and active members of our democratic society.

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.

James W Pennebaker

James W Pennebaker

Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
pennebaker@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2781

Expertise: Natural language and social behavior; group processes and educational outcomes; how individuals, groups, and cultures respond to traumatic events

Anthony J Petrosino

Anthony J Petrosino

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
ajpetrosino@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9681

Expertise: Project based Instruction, children's experimentation strategies, engineering education, development of expertise, informal learning, problem solving in STEM disciplines, at-risk populations

Keenan A Pituch

Keenan A Pituch

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
kpituch@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0672, +1 512 471 4155

Expertise: Dr. Pituch is interested in multivariate analysis as well as univariate and multivariate multilevel modeling, especially as applied to data arising from experimental designs. He is also interested in intensive longitudinal models, missing data analysis, and exploratory structural equation modeling. Dr. Pituch has authored a textbook on multivariate analysis and is working on a second textbook (along with Dr. Tiffany Whittaker) covering statistical analyses for experimental designs.

Sarah R Powell

Sarah R Powell

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
srpowell@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6556

Expertise: Sarah's research interests include developing and testing interventions for students with mathematics difficulties. She is especially interested in peer tutoring, word-problem solving, and the role of symbols for understanding mathematics. During two years as an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia, Sarah designed and implemented randomized-control trials related to non-symbolic understanding of mathematics, manipulative use, and explicit mathematics vocabulary instruction for students with mathematics difficulties.

David M Rabban

David M Rabban

Professor and Dahr Jamail, Randall Hage Jamail and Robert Lee Jamail Regents Chair, University Distinguished Teaching Professor, School of Law
drabban@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1308

Expertise: Higher education law, academic freedom in particular.

Guy P Raffa

Guy P Raffa

Associate Professor, Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts
guyr@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5492, +1 512 471 5531

Expertise: Dante Studies, medieval Italian literature and culture, digital humanities, history and philosophy of science, Italo Calvino and Umberto Eco

Kelly K Raley

Kelly K Raley

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
kelly.raley@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6333

Expertise: Demography, Family, Race and Ethnic Relations, Education, Work Occupations and Organizations, Gender

Teresita B Ramirez

Teresita B Ramirez

Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
t.ramirez@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1539

Expertise: Elementary and Secondary Physical Education Curriculum Research on Teaching Teacher Education Fitness Education Active Gaming

Soncia  Reagins-Lilly

Soncia Reagins-Lilly

Senior Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, Office of the Dean of Students
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

Richard J Reddick

Richard J Reddick

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
richard.reddick@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7551, +1 512 475 8587

Expertise: Mentoring in higher education; status of African-American faculty in higher education; historically Black colleges and universities; best practices in promoting inclusivity and diversity in higher education; status of African-American families in American society; experiences of students of color in American higher education; qualitative research methods (phenomenological interviewing).

Sarah Jane Rehnborg

Director (Interim), Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
rehnborg@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7616, +1 512 232 7062

Expertise: Non-Profit Management, Civil society, Education Policy

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

Donna L Rew

Donna L Rew

Professor, School of Nursing
ellerew@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7941, +1 512 232 7595

Expertise: Adolescent health, sexual health practices of homeless youth, sexual abuse and long-term sequelae, education for underserved populations, intuition in decision-making

Pedro  Reyes

Pedro Reyes

Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
preyes@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8569

Expertise: As a social scientist, my work is focused on the subject of the conditions fostering high academic success for children of poverty and the stratification of learning opportunities for children of color. Also, I am engaged in evaluating significant policy issues at the State level. Over the years I have raised more than 22 million dollars in research and development funds from The Spencer Foundation, The Annenberg Foundation, the Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Foundation, the Texas Education Agency, the National Science Foundation, the Houston Endowment, Inc., The Brown Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Education, among others. Pedro Reyes is the author of Resiliency and Success: Migrant children in the US (2004); Lessons From High Poverty High Performance Schools: Creating Learning Communities (1999); and Teachers and Their Workplace: Commitment, Performance, and Productivity (1990). In addition, he has authored more than 75 articles, book chapters, monographs, and reviews and has presented more than 50 papers at national academic conferences. His research has appeared in such journals as Educational Administration Quarterly, The High School Journal, Journal of Educational Research, and the Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. He was Editor of the Book Review Section of Educational Researcher, Associate Editor of the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, and reviewer of many other scholarly journals.

Geoff B Rich

Geoff B Rich

Specialist, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
geoff@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3948

Expertise: Elementary and Secondary Physical Education Curriculum Teacher Education Fitness Education The culture of youth sports Service Learning

Catherine  Riegle-Crumb

Catherine Riegle-Crumb

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
riegle@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8642, +1 512 232 2388

Haydee M Rodriguez

Haydee M Rodriguez

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
taina@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6244, +1 512 471 3919

Loriene  Roy

Loriene Roy

Professor, School of Information
loriene@ischool.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3959

Expertise: Library development in Native American communities; creation of virtual museums of Native American artifacts; literacy efforts in Native American communities; library collection development and evaluation; oral tradition; organizing gatherings of indigenous librarians worldwide

Victor B Saenz

Victor B Saenz

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
vsaenz@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8585

Expertise: Higher education policy issues; Educational benefits of racial/ethnic diversity; Desegregation issues; Access, transition, and retention issues for underrepresented college students, especially Latino males in higher education; Policy impacts of affirmative action and remedial education policies; Assessment issues in higher education (learning outcomes)

Cinthia S Salinas

Cinthia S Salinas

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
cssalinas@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3539

Expertise: Historical thinking and citizenship education in bilingual, ESL, and immigrant schooling contexts, migrant education, and high stakes testing in the social studies.

Victor  Sampson

Victor Sampson

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
victor.sampson@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7504

Expertise: Science Education Supporting Student Participation in Scientific Argumentation and other Scientific Practices Design and Enactment of Innovative Instructional Materials and Strategies Development of Science Proficiency Assessment

Bridget R Scanlon

Bridget R Scanlon

Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
bridget.scanlon@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8241, +1 512 471 1534

Expertise: Evaluation of the impact of climate variability and land use change on groundwater recharge, application of numerical models for simulating variably saturated flow and transport, controls on nitrate contamination in aquifers

James L Schaller

James L Schaller

Associate Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
jschaller@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4161

Expertise: Multivariate and data mining approaches to data analyses of the National State/Federal 911 data file. Issues of gender, race, and disability in acceptance for services and successful employment in the State/Federal Rehabilitation Services System. Issues of gender, race, and disability in transitioning from special education to employment and the community.

Lauren  Schudde

Lauren Schudde

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
schudde@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1623

Bob E Schutz

Bob E Schutz

Professor and Joe J. King Chair; FSX Professorship in Space Applications and Exploration, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
schutz@csr.utexas.edu
512-471-4267

Expertise: Spaceborne laser altimetry; especially GLAS on ICESat; Airborne laser altimetry; Space Geodesy; including Global Positioning System (GPS) and laser ranging; Spacecraft dynamics; including orbit and attitude determination; Satellite mission design; Applications of satellites to Earth system studies

Harel  Shapira

Harel Shapira

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
hshapira@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 8075

Expertise: Right wing politics, gun owners, notion of self-defense, group identity

Edwin R Sharpe

Edwin R Sharpe

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

Allison  Skerrett

Allison Skerrett

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
askerrett@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4883

Expertise: Secondary English Curriculum, Adolescent Literacy, Multicultural Education, Sociocultural Influences on Teaching and Learning

Elizabeth A Smith

Elizabeth A Smith

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
bfeger@utexas.edu

Patricia A Somers

Patricia A Somers

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
pasomers@austin.utexas.edu

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

Philip R Stanforth

Philip R Stanforth

Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
p.stanforth@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 9694, +1 512 471 0081

Steve Strakowski

Steve Strakowski

Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, , Dell Medical School
steve.strakowski@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5114

Ben G Streetman

Ben G Streetman

Dean Emeritus, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
bstreet@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1640

Expertise: Engineering education; Engineering workforce issues; Microelectronics; Semiconductor materials and devices; Epitaxy

Walter M Stroup

Walter M Stroup

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
wstroup@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3747

Expertise: Generative design for group-situated learning and teaching, evaluation and modeling systemic reform especially in under-served contexts, the early learning of advanced mathematics (e.g., calculus) and science (e.g., entropy, complexity theory), development of network-mediated group learning environments and technologies, and the interaction of cognitive research, policy and domain-specific insight.

Marie-Anne P Suizzo

Marie-Anne P Suizzo

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
msuizzo@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0379, +1 512 471 4155

Expertise: The research of Dr. Marie-Anne Suizzo focuses on cultural models of parenting during early childhood and adolescence, fathering and father-child relationships across cultures and ethnic groups, as well as parental academic socialization and its effects on children's and adolescents' academic motivation and achievement, especially among at-risk youth. Dr. Suizzo is also interested in parental racial and ethnic socialization and its effects on the development of ethnic minority children. Finally, Dr. Suizzo examines parental education effects on children's development and achievement, especially during school transitions (kindergarten, middle school, and college).

Elizabeth  Swanson

Elizabeth Swanson

Research Assistant Professor (Affiliated), Department of Special Education, College of Education
easwanson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2320

George  Sylvie

George Sylvie

Associate Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
g.sylvie@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1783, +1 512 471 1845

Expertise: Media management; Internet newspaper economics; motivation and satisfaction in the newsroom; change and newspapers; newspaper organizational cooperation; technology''s role in media management; black press economics; mass media and minorities; newspaper reporting and editing; communication; journalism

Kathryn K Tackett

Kathryn K Tackett

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
katietackett@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6566

Michael J Telch

Michael J Telch

Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
telch@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8488, +1 512 471 3393

Expertise: Agrophobia; Anxiety and phobic disorders; Behavioral medicine; Behavioral therapies; Cognitive processes of behavior change; Therapy outcome evaluation

Deborah J Tharinger

Deborah J Tharinger

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
dtharinger@utexas.edu

Expertise: Dr. Deborah Tharinger is a professor in the Department of Educational Psychology with a primary role in the APA-accredited School Psychology Program. She is also licensed as a Psychologist by the Texas State Board of Examiners, and operates an independent practice. Her research and areas of interest include therapeutic assessment with children; adolescents and their families; developmental psychopathology; child maltreatment; school-based delivery of health and mental health services; and professional Issues in psychology.

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.

Janice S Todd

Janice S Todd

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
jan@starkcenter.org
+1 512 471 0993, +1 512 471 0995

Expertise: Women and Sport; weightlifting bodybuilding women and exercise history of physical culture; Arts & Humanities

Jessica R Toste

Jessica R Toste

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
jrtoste@austin.utexas.edu
+1 615 414 3119

Expertise: Reading intervention; learning disabilities; psychosocial processes; mechanisms of risk and resilience; teacher-student relationship; classroom climate

Philip U Treisman

Philip U Treisman

Professor, Department of Mathematics, 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

Kathleen R Tyner

Kathleen R Tyner

Associate Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication
ktyner@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4077

Expertise: Media literacy, media education, educational technology, literacy, new media and learning, children and media, youth media.

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

Angela  Valenzuela

Angela Valenzuela

Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
valenz@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6008

Expertise: Urban education from a sociological and multicultural perspective, with a focus on minority youth in schools, particularly at the K-12 level. Other areas of interest include immigration, human rights, and U.S.-Mexico binational relations.

Sharon  Vaughn

Sharon Vaughn

Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
srvaughn@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2357

Expertise: Learning disabilities; reading problems; self-concept; diverse learners; inclusion practices

Paul  Von Hippel

Paul Von Hippel

Assistant Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
paulvonhippel@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 537 8112

Expertise: Demographic Analysis, Education Policy, Healthcare, Statistics

Heather K Way

Heather K Way

Lecturer, School of Law
hway@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1210

Expertise: Issues related to affordable housing, community development, social equity, and transit-oriented development.

Michael E Webber

Michael E Webber

Associate Professor, Cockrell School of Engineering
webber@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6867

Expertise: Energy policy; Energy & Water; Alternative and renewable energy; Biofuels; Energy in Texas; Smart Grid; Power Sector

Melissa R Wetzel

Melissa R Wetzel

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
mmwetzel@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1423

Expertise: Preservice Teacher Learning in Literacy, Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis and Ethnography, New Literacy Studies and Multimodality

Mary F Wheeler

Mary F Wheeler

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
mfw@ices.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8625

Expertise: Numerical solution of partial differential systems with applications to the modeling of subsurface and surface flows and parallel computation.

Gary B Wilcox

Gary B Wilcox

Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
burl@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0917

Expertise: Alcohol advertising; cigarette advertising; interactive communication

Darlene C Wiley

Darlene C Wiley

Professor, Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music, College of Fine Arts
dwiley@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7764

Expertise: Voice; German; vocal pedagogy, Arts & Humanities.

Holly A Williams

Holly A Williams

Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts
hwdnce@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5330

Expertise: Dance in Higher Education, Dance Training, Contemporary Choreography, Dance Criticism, American College Dance Festival Association, Mark Morris Dance Group

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

Lyn C Wiltshire

Lyn C Wiltshire

Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts
lynw@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5331, +1 512 471 5793

Lucille D Wood

Lucille D Wood

Clinical Professor, School of Law
lwood@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2656

Jo Worthy

Jo Worthy

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
worthy@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 565 8638

Expertise: Alternatives to Ability Grouping Reading Interests and Preferences Students Who Find School Challenging Bilingual Education Dyslexia and Reading Challenges

David S Yeager

David S Yeager

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
dyeager@utexas.edu

Expertise: Social-cognitive development during adolescence; Motivation; Behavior change; Aggression and bullying; Research methodology and psychological measurement; Psychological interventions

Amy  Young

Amy Young

Professor of Women's Health, Department of Women's Health, , Dell Medical School
amyyoung@austin.utexas.edu
Spanish Speaker

Suzan L Zeder

Suzan L Zeder

Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts
suzanzeder@gmail.com
+1 512 471 5793

Expertise: Playwriting; dramaturgy; children's theatre

Nina I Zuna

Nina I Zuna

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
nzuna@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6580