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Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+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.
Associate Professor, Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts
+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.
Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 5551, +1 512 475 7822
Expertise: Historic memory and human rights during the Cold War in Latin America, archives and history, and contemporary Central American history. She is equally interested in religious movements and ethnic identity in Latin America, Pentecostalism and other Protestant movements, and the intersection of religion and politics in Latin America, digital humanities.
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 232 6311, +1 512 232 6300
Expertise: Political Sociology; State Formation; Social Movements; Gender and Women's Rights; Colonialism; Comparative-Historical Sociology; Middle East and North Africa
Associate Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
+1 512 471 1980
Expertise: Documentary photography, video storytelling, Latin American studies: human rights and visual documentary, journalism and trauma, children at risk, child soldiers, youth gangs, visual storytelling for NGOs and non-profit sector.
Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+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
Clinical Professor, School of Law
+1 512 232 7796
Expertise: Denise Gilman teaches and directs the Immigration Clinic after having joined the clinical faculty at the University of Texas Law School in the fall of 2007. Professor Gilman received her undergraduate degree with honors in political science from Northwestern University. She received her law degree from Columbia University School of Law where she served on the Law Review. Professor Gilman also has an LLM from Georgetown University Law Center. Professor Gilman clerked for Judge Thomas M. Reavley, at the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She is fluent in Spanish.
Assistant Professor, Mexican American and Latina_o Studies, , College of Liberal Arts
Expertise: Asylum/Refugee politics; migrant detention; migrant social movements; Latino politics; Gramscian Theory; global political economy; Mexico and Central America. He is particularly interested in what the politics of migration control-which, broadly conceived, includes policing, asylum, detention, and deportation-means for democracy, human rights, and justice.
Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
+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.