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Mahmoud M Al-Batal

Mahmoud M Al-Batal

Professor Emeritus, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts
ma426@aub.edu

Expertise: Arabic language and literature; Arabic linguistics; teaching Arabic as a foreign language; Arabic teacher training; Lebanon

Mark E Bernstein

Mark E Bernstein

Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
mebernstein@utexas.edu

Expertise: Speech development among deaf people; use of simultaneous communication and lexical acquisition in children

Rebecca  Bigler

Rebecca Bigler

Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
bigler@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Social cognition in children, gender role development, racial stereotyping, psychology, and gender issues.

Douglas G Biow

Douglas G Biow

Director, Academic Center, Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts
biow@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7267

Expertise: cultural, literary, art, medical, diplomatic, and intellectual history of Renaissance Italy; masculinities; the history of individualism

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)

Courtney T Byrd

Courtney T Byrd

Professor, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
courtney.byrd@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9426

Expertise: Communication disorder; causes and therapies of childhood stuttering; adulthood stuttering; linguistic processing; motor planning; fluency disorders; voice disorders; speech disfluencies; speech-language contributions to childhood stuttering; innovative treatment; bilingualism and multiculturalism in speech-language pathology; accessible clinical training tools

Julia  Campbell

Julia Campbell

Assistant Professor, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
julia.campbell@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Central auditory and visual processing in children and adults. Cortical plasticity, or the ability of the brain to adapt to incoming information.

Debra  Cantu

Debra Cantu

Associate Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
debra.cantu@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6137

Expertise: Curriculum Leads and develops curriculum content, scope and sequence, standards alignment and performance assessments for higher education and school district curriculum. Certification Leads policies, practices and designs systems required by Texas Education Agency for admissions, clinical experiences and certification for the program and department. Leadership Development Develops equity-centered PK-12 school leaders. Designs and coordinates learning objectives, knowledge development, and effective practices for graduate students to apply theory into practice in their internship based on the following learning outcomes: *Develop Capacity for Teaching and Learning Excellence *Advocate for and Ensuring Equitable Support Systems for All *Foster School Culture that Values Inclusiveness, Diversity and Cultural Proficiency *Build Executive Leaders to Promote Ethical Policies and Practices *Partner Authentically and Equitably with Families and Communities

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>

Stephanie W Cawthon

Stephanie W Cawthon

Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long Endowed Faculty Fellow, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
stephanie.cawthon@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0378

Expertise: Investigates issues of access and equity for disabled people, with a special focus on systems change, research translation, and assessment. <em>Note: Dr. Cawthon is not accepting new students for the 2023-2024 academic year.</em>

Leslie B Cohen

Leslie B Cohen

Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
cohen@psy.utexas.edu

Expertise: Perception, memory, and cognition of infants; Infant development; infant cognition; infant language, psychology

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.

James R Denbow

James R Denbow

Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
jdenbow@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Archaeology; ethnoarchaeology; rock art; Later Stone Age and Iron Age studies in Southern and Central Africa; African history; African cultures; African languages; Kalahari desert; Congo prehistory; African Iron Age and Neolithic studies

Randy L Diehl

Randy L Diehl

Dean Emeritus, College of Liberal Arts
diehl@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Speech perception and production; phonetic theory; cognition, speech and hearing, language

Mattan  Erez

Mattan Erez

Professor, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
mattan.erez@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7846

Expertise: Computer architecture; High-performance computing; Programming languages and models

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.

Shernaz B Garcia

Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Special Education, College of Education
shernaz.garcia@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Bilingual special education; multicultural issues in special education; education of students who are at educational risk; prereferral intervention

Thomas J Garza

Thomas J Garza

Associate Professor, Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, College of Liberal Arts
tjgarza@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9126, +1 512 471 3607

Expertise: Russian language teaching methodology; Applied linguistics; Contemporary Russian culture; The Chechen wars and the media; Post-Soviet youth culture; Language teaching pedagogy; Russian popular culture; Modern Russian language; Contemporary Russian media; Masculinity Studies; Mexican/Latino masculinity; Soviet/Russian masculinity

Andreas  Gerstlauer

Andreas Gerstlauer

Professor, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
gerstl@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 8294, +1 949 413 3250

Expertise: Embedded system design; Electronic system-level (ESL) design automation, modeling, languages, methodologies and tools; Embedded hardware and software synthesis

Zoi  Gkalitsiou

Zoi Gkalitsiou

Assistant Professor, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
zoigkal@utexas.edu

Expertise: communication disorders, fluency disorders, stuttering, bilingualism, eye-tracking, linguistic processing, executive functions

Itzik  Gottesman

Itzik Gottesman

Academic Center Affiliate, Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts
itzikgottesman@utexas.edu

Expertise: Jewish folklore, Yiddish language and culture, folktale, folksong, East European Jewish folklife, Jewish American immigrant life

Kenneth F Greene

Kenneth F Greene

Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
kgreene@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7206

Expertise: Mexican and Latin American politics; political parties and elections in Mexico and the rest of Latin America; authoritarianism and democratization; research method; campaigns

Jo A Hackett

Jo A Hackett

Professor Emeritus, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts
hackett15@icloud.com

Expertise: Old Testament, epigraphy, Phoenician language and religion; the period of Judges; women's lives in the ancient Near East; "fertility" religion; sacrifice, including child sacrifice; the study of myths and mythology; polemic against foreigners in the ancient Near East; and computer imaging of Ugaritic tablets; religion

Ian F Hancock

Ian F Hancock

Professor Emeritus, Department of Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts
xulaj@mail.utexas.edu

Expertise: Romani (Gypsy) language (origins, history, civil rights movement); creolization of language; English (dialects, history, spread overseas), language and identity

Roderick P Hart

Roderick P Hart

Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Moody College of Communication
rod.hart@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1956

Expertise: Media and politics; civic participation; political campaigns; political rhetoric

John M Hoberman

John M Hoberman

Professor, Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts
hoberman@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6368

Expertise: European cultural and intellectual history with special interests in Sportwissenschaft and the history of ideas about race; Scandinavian studies; Norwegian language instruction; history of Jewish racial folklore; Olympics; Sports doping; race relations

John  Huehnergard

John Huehnergard

Professor Emeritus, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts
huehnergard@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Semitic languages and linguistics; historical linguistics; writing systems; ancient Near Eastern history

Syed A Hyder

Syed A Hyder

Associate Professor, Department of Asian Studies, College of Liberal Arts
akbarhyder@utexas.edu

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

Noah  Isenberg

Noah Isenberg

Department Chair, Radio-Television-Film, Moody College of Communication
noah.isenberg@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6680

Expertise: film historian; author

Corinne A Jones

Corinne A Jones

Assistant Professor, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
corinne.jones@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: motor control and motor learning of swallowing behaviors; neuromodulatory approaches to dysphagia; pharyngeal high-resolution manometry; swallowing; swallowing disorders (dysphagia); swallowing evaluation and rehabilitation; ParkinsonÂ’s disease; Multiple sclerosis

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.

Ward W Keeler

Ward W Keeler

Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
ward.keeler@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8520

Expertise: Anthropology and expressive culture (performing arts and literature); hierarchy; gender; Buddhism; Indonesia and Burma, including the Rohingya crisis

Deborah C Kelt

Deborah C Kelt

Assistant Professor of Practice-CURR, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
dkelt@utexas.edu

Expertise: Brings her experience in literacy education to UT with a specialization in preparing secondary teachers to work in urban schools.

Deena  Kemp

Deena Kemp

Assistant Professor, Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communication
dkemp@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: persuasion; emotion; behavioral economics in decision-making

Sarfraz  Khurshid

Sarfraz Khurshid

Professor, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
khurshid@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8244

Expertise: Software testing; Specification languages; Code conformance; Model checking; Heuristics in program analysis; Data structure repair; Program repair

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

Rajinder  Koul

Rajinder Koul

Department Chair, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Moody College of Communication
rajinder.koul@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Understanding the symbol, referent, and instructional variables that influence graphic symbol learning in people with severe communication impairments as a consequence of developmental or acquired disabilities.

Brian P Levack

Brian P Levack

Professor and John E. Green Regents Professorship in History; Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
levack@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: The history of the law and the interaction between law and politics, witchcraft

Min  Liu

Min Liu

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
mliu@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6248, +1 512 471 5942

Expertise: Examines inequities in digital spaces and focuses on creating technology-enhanced learning opportunities for socioeconomically disadvantaged middle school students and supporting in-service teachers to integrate technology in their classrooms.

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

Josephine  Lukito

Josephine Lukito

Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Media, Moody College of Communication
jlukito@utexas.edu

Expertise: Intersection of computational sociolinguistics and global political communication; power and the role of systems in societies, especially political and economic systems.

Vijay  Mahajan

Vijay Mahajan

Professor, Department of Marketing, Red McCombs School of Business
vijay.mahajan@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0840, +1 512 471 1128

Expertise: Product diffusion; marketing strategy; marketing research methodologies; business.

Beth Maloch

Beth Maloch

Senior Associate Dean, College of Education
bmaloch@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3476

Expertise: Examines literacy teacher preparation, specifically the role of coaching and mentoring that occurs inside programs.

Aloysius P Martinich

Aloysius P Martinich

Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
martinich@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: History of political philosophy, Hobbes, Locke, Hume, philosophy of language, medieval philosophy, Philosophy of language; history of political philosophy; philosophy of religion; seventeenth century England

Madeline M Maxwell

Madeline M Maxwell

Professor Emeritus, Department of Communication Studies, Moody College of Communication
mmaxwell@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: interaction of language and culture

Matthew S McGlone

Matthew S McGlone

Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Moody College of Communication
matthew_mcglone@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1920

Expertise: Cognition, persuasion and prejudice in interpersonal communication, stereotypes and stereotype threats, spatial performance, identity and sex differences. Social influence, persuasion and deception and the key role of language

Richard P Meier

Richard P Meier

Department Chair, Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts
rmeier@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1701, +1 512 471 9031

Expertise: Child language development; sign languages; American Sign Language; acquisition of American Sign language by deaf children

Gail  Minault

Gail Minault

Professor Emeritus, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
gminault@austin.utexas.edu

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

Mohammad A Mohammad

Mohammad A Mohammad

Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts
mamohammad@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6650

Expertise: Linguistics and the Arabic language

J S Moore

J S Moore

Professor Emeritus, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
moore@cs.utexas.edu

Expertise: Verification of computer hardware and software; automatic theorem proving; artificial intelligence

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

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.

James W Pennebaker

James W Pennebaker

Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
pennebaker@utexas.edu

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

Sarah R Powell

Sarah R Powell

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

Expertise: Develops and tests interventions for students with mathematics difficulties, emphasizing word-problem solving, mathematics writing, data-based decision making, and the vocabulary within math.

Pedro  Reyes

Pedro Reyes

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
preyes@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8569
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: I study student success for children experiencing poverty. I analyze how school leadership and state policy facilitate student success across the education pipeline.

Haydee M Rodriguez

Haydee M Rodriguez

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
taina@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5750, +1 512 471 5942

Expertise: Prepares students to become educators in bilingual and ESL education and mentors novice bilingual educators.

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.

Nancy L Roser

Nancy L Roser

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

Expertise: Use of children's literature in literacy programs, Classroom discourse; response to literature

Cinthia S Salinas

Cinthia S Salinas

Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusive Excellence, College of Education
cssalinas@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3539

Expertise: Dr. Salinas is a member of the Social Studies Education program area and is an affiliate faculty member in the Bilingual/Bicultural and the Cultural Studies in Education program areas. Her focus in the social studies includes critical historical inquiry in elementary bilingual and secondary education late arrival immigrant ESL classroom settings, as well as broader understandings of citizenship. Her work also examines social studies teachers' enactment/countering of curriculum through narratives that include civic identities, agency, and membership of others.

William J Scheick

William J Scheick

Professor Emeritus, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
scheick@utexas.edu

Expertise: American literature and culture, especially colonial and nineteenth through early twentieth century; turn-of-the-century British; narrative and poetic morphology

Wayne  Schiess

Wayne Schiess

Senior Lecturer, School of Law
wschiess@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1333

Expertise: Legal writing; legal research; drafting; plain language

Allison  Skerrett

Allison Skerrett

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

Expertise: Focuses on secondary English and literacy education in urban contexts, including among transnational youth.

Stacey K Sowards

Stacey K Sowards

Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Moody College of Communication
stacey.sowards@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: racial, gendered, language, and classed politics of marginalization and standing in various communities, states, and nations; Latina/o/x communities in the United States and South America.

Elizabeth  Swanson

Elizabeth Swanson

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

Expertise: All of my work focuses on developing and testing for efficacy literacy practices for struggling readers. This includes: * infusing literacy practices into elementary and middle school content area classes; * empowering parents to provide reading support to their own children; * providing intervention to struggling readers; * translating research to practice for teachers; * designing effective professional development; * translating research into usable products for parents.

Margaret L Syverson

Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Rhetoric and Writing, College of Liberal Arts
pegsyverson@utexas.edu

Expertise: Writing; technology; literacy; teaching and learning; impact of technology on culture; information architecture; knowledge ecology; virtual environments; Web development; MOOs and MUDs; cognitive science; assessment

Jessica R Toste

Jessica R Toste

Associate Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
jrtoste@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6551

Expertise: Focuses on effective interventions for students with and at-risk for reading disabilities, with a focus on intensifying intervention through data-based instruction and attention to motivational processes

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.

Sharon  Vaughn

Sharon Vaughn

Executive Director, Meadows and VGC, College of Education
srvaughn@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2357

Expertise: Investigates effective interventions for a diverse group of students with reading difficulties and students who are English language learners.

Jun  Wang

Jun Wang

Associate Professor, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
jun.wang@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: assistive speech technologies; neurogenic motor speech disorders; speech brain-computer interfaces

John M Weinstock

John M Weinstock

Professor Emeritus, Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts
weinstock@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Sámi culture and civilization, history of skiing, promotion of Scandinavian Studies in the U.S., Norwegian Language and Literature, Scandinavian Music, Scandinavian Linguistics, Old Norse Language and Literature, General and Historical Linguistics, Scandinavian Music

Melissa Wetzel

Melissa Wetzel

Department Chair, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
mmwetzel@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Literacy teacher preparation, coaching and mentoring, equity and justice in literacy instruction

Anthony C Woodbury

Anthony C Woodbury

Professor, Department of Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts
woodbury@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1701

Expertise: Chatino linguistics and language preservation, Documentation and preservation of endangered languages, Eskimo-Aleut languages and speech communities, Natural discourse and verbal art, Tone, prosody and intonation, Grammatical analysis and theory

Amy  Young

Amy Young

Chief Clinical Officer, Vice Dean of Professional Practice, Dell Medical School
amyyoung@austin.utexas.edu
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Women's Health