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Jennifer K Adair

Jennifer K Adair

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
jadair@austin.utexas.edu
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Areas of expertise include early childhood education, racial justice and equity in early learning, educational anthropology, video-cued ethnography, immigration and education, impact of social injustices on childhoods, project-based learning led by community expertise and early childhood educational leadership and program transformation.

Ricardo C Ainslie

Ricardo C Ainslie

M. K. Hage Centennial Professor in Education, Counseling Psychology, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
rainslie@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0364, +1 512 471 4407

Expertise: Explores the intersection of psychology and culture through such topics as the psychological experience of immigration, ethnic conflicts and the impact of violence within communities, and the relationship between individual and collective identity. Is also interested in US-Mexico health, including addressing health disparities. <em>Note: Dr. Ainslie will not be taking new students for the 2023 academic year.</em>

Kamran  Ali

Kamran Ali

Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
asdar@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3550, +1 512 471 7531

Expertise: Gender; health; development; labor history; political movements (including Islamic groups); Political Economy; post-colonialism; urban social histories, popular culture; historiography; memory; liberalism; Middle East; South Asia

Jacqueline L Angel

Jacqueline L Angel

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
jangel@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2956

Expertise: Hispanic health and demographics; aging policy; social policies with respect to diversity; long-term care; cultural diversity; ethnic studies

Pascale R Bos

Pascale R Bos

Associate Professor, Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts
pascalebos@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6373

Expertise: 20th-century comparative Western European and U.S. literature; cultural studies, gender and memory; Holocaust; modern Dutch and modern Jewish literature and culture; ethnic minorities in Europe; cultural memory, trauma, race and gender, gender issues.

Anthony L Brown

Anthony L Brown

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

Expertise: Focuses on historical and contemporary issues and discourses concerning African American students in schools and society.

Keffrelyn D Brown

Keffrelyn D Brown

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

Expertise: Creates scholarship based around teacher education, especially relating to race and culture.

Cindy I Carlson

Cindy I Carlson

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

Expertise: Active in current healthcare reform endeavors, studies integrated behavioral health, attachment theory, and consultation theories and processes such as home-school partnership and family-centered treatment. <em>Cindy Carlson is not currently accepting new graduate students.</em>

Mounira M Charrad

Mounira M Charrad

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
charrad@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6300, +1 512 232 6311

Expertise: Political Sociology; State Formation; Social Movements; Gender and Women's Rights; Colonialism; Comparative-Historical Sociology; Middle East and North Africa; gender issues

North Cooc

North Cooc

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

Expertise: Explores how family background, culture, and school contextual factors influence decisions and trajectories within special education.

Catherine  Cubbin

Catherine Cubbin

Associate Dean for Research, School of Social Work
ccubbin@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 0625

Expertise: Social epidemiology; social inequalities in health; neighborhood environments and health; public health

Elizabeth  Cullingford

Elizabeth Cullingford

Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
cullingford@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4210, +1 512 471 4991

Expertise: Only children, Irish literature, politics, and culture; modern poetry; women's studies; drama and film; Shakespeare; the relation between high and popular culture

Noah  De Lissovoy

Noah De Lissovoy

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

Expertise: Examines effects of race, class and capital in schools and society; investigates and extends traditions of critical pedagogy and philosophy.

Toni Falbo

Toni Falbo

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

Expertise: Falbo uses both quantitative and qualitative methodologies to address problems in education and health. She is an internationally recognized expert on only children, including their academic, social, emotional, and health outcomes. Falbo is also an expert on conducting cross-cultural research and research aimed at improving the education of ethnic minorities in the U.S.

Richard R Flores

Richard R Flores

Professor, Department of Mexican American and Latino/a Studies, College of Liberal Arts
flores@austin.utexas.edu
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Cultural theory; folklore and expressive culture; Mexican American history and culture; public history of the Alamo; critical race theory; cultural citizenship; cultural studies; higher education leadership

Douglas E Foley

Douglas E Foley

Professor Emeritus, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
dfoley@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: American ethnic and race relations; educational policy for ethnic minorities; ethnographic research; critical theory

Maria E Franquiz

Maria E Franquiz

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
maria.franquiz@austin.utexas.edu
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Examines ethnographic language and literacy practices in K-12 classrooms, specifically focusing on how Latinx critical race theory explains the relationship between heritage language and culture and the evolving identities of future teachers.

Laurie B Green

Laurie B Green

Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
lbgreen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 736 1002

Expertise: Comparative Race Studies; African American Studies; Gender Studies; Working-Class History; Migration; Urban History; Poverty and Public Health; Social Movements; Political and Cultural History; Race Relations, Gender Issues

John  Hartigan

John Hartigan

Director Academic Center, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
johnhartigan@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9201

Expertise: Urban cultures; Science, Technology, and Race; Social theory; Ethnography; Ethnicity in North America; Race Relations

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, Death and Dying

Steven D Hoelscher

Steven D Hoelscher

Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts
hoelscher@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2567, +1 512 471 7277

Expertise: Photography; Cultural and Historical Geography; Urban Studies; Memory; Ethnicity and Race; North American and European urbanism; social constructions of space and place, landscape and region; cultural memory; and the geography of tourism.

Madeline Y Hsu

Madeline Y Hsu

Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
myhsu@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9469, +1 512 475 7850

Expertise: Migration, Transnationalism and Diaspora, Chinese Overseas, and Ethnic Studies, Immigration Policy

Peniel E Joseph

Peniel E Joseph

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
peniel.joseph@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7241

Expertise: Africana studies, women's studies, ethnic studies, law, society, political science.

Esbelle M Jowers

Esbelle M Jowers

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

Expertise: Studies school and community-based interventions regarding physical activity, healthy eating, and the prevention of chronic disease.

Manuel J Justiz

Manuel J Justiz

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
mjustiz@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1695

Expertise: Bringing the experience of 28 years as dean of the College of Education, Justiz shares his expertise in topics of public policy, the politics of education, and providing equal access for minorities in education.

Su Yeong  Kim

Su Yeong Kim

Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
su.yeong.kim@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5524, +1 512 475 6014

Expertise: Development of children of immigrants in the United States, with a focus on children of Chinese and Mexican origin; parenting; parent-child relationships

Gregory W Knapp

Gregory W Knapp

Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
gwk@utexas.edu

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

Alan J Kuperman

Alan J Kuperman

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

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

David L Leal

David L Leal

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

Expertise: Latino Politics and Policy

Amy H Liu

Amy H Liu

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

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

Raul L Madrid

Raul L Madrid

Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
rmadrid@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7246

Expertise: Latin American politics, democracy studies, comparative ethnic politics, and comparative social policy

Monica M Martinez

Monica M Martinez

Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
monica.martinez1@austin.utexas.edu
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: racial violence, policing on the US-Mexico border, Latinx history, women and gender studies, public humanities, digital humanities, and restorative justice

Eric L McDaniel

Eric L McDaniel

Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
emcdaniel@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7268

Expertise: Religion and politics; Black politics; organizational behavior

Martha  Menchaca

Martha Menchaca

Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
mmen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7537

Expertise: Social anthropology, ethnicity, gender, oral history/oral traditions, legal anthropology, immigration, Chicano studies: US/Mexican culture, Latin America, and Mexico-Neoliberalism

Mark F O'Reilly

Mark F O'Reilly

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

Expertise: Assesses and supports individuals with intellectual disabilities and develops social skill/communication interventions for children with ASD.

Marcelo  Paixao

Marcelo Paixao

Associate Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies Department, College of Liberal Arts
marcelopaixao@utexas.edu
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Race relations and inequalities in Brazil and Latin American; public policies issues and monitoring; models of socioeconomic development; labor market; statistics of race, ethnic, and gender inequality

Richard J Reddick

Richard J Reddick

Senior Vice Provost and Dean of the Undergraduate College
richard.reddick@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7551, +1 512 475 8587

Expertise: Examines the experiences of faculty of color at predominantly White institutions; mentoring relationships between faculty and Black students; and work-life balance in academia.

Erin M Rodriguez

Erin M Rodriguez

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
erodriguez@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0283
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Dr. Erin Rodríguez studies family, sociocultural, and contextual influences on childrenÂ’s development and health outcomes, with a focus on understanding and reducing health disparities affecting low-SES Latinx youth.

Sharmila  Rudrappa

Sharmila Rudrappa

Director of South Asia Institute, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
rudrappa@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6310

Expertise: Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Labor, Immigration

Victor  Saenz

Victor Saenz

Acting Associate Dean, Equity and Inclusive Excellence, College of Education
vsaenz@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7519, +1 512 471 7551
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Leads the Project MALES (Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success Initiative focused on Latino males in education; seeks to advance research-informed policy solutions that enhance educational outcomes for underserved students in secondary and post-secondary education.

Sonia T Seeman

Sonia T Seeman

Associate Professor, Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music, College of Fine Arts
stseeman@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2854

Expertise: world music; Romani ("Gypsy") communities; Southeastern Europe, Turkish, Former Ottoman culture and music; inclusive pedagogy; neighborhood/grassroots activism; culture of diasporic commmunities; migration

Marie-Anne Suizzo

Marie-Anne Suizzo

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

Expertise: Studies how cultural beliefs and values shape parent-child relationships, parental socialization, and children's and adolescents' development and learning.

Lisa B Thompson

Lisa B Thompson

Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies Department, College of Liberal Arts
lbthompson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4656

Expertise: African American Literature, Film, Cultural Studies, Black Feminist Theory, Contemporary Black Theatre and Performance

Luis  Urrieta

Luis Urrieta

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
urrieta@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4129
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Follows trends around cultural and racial identities, agency, migration, and social movements in education.

Angela  Valenzuela

Angela Valenzuela

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
valenz@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6008
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Specializes in urban education from a sociological and multicultural perspective, with a focus on minority youth in schools, particularly at the K-12 level.

Fatima A Varner

Fatima A Varner

Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
fvarner@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8580

Expertise: adolescene and young adulthood, human development, diversity and culture, parenting and caregiving