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Robert H Abzug

Robert H Abzug

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

Expertise: American Cultural and Intellectual History; American Jewish History and Culture; History of the Holocaust and Jewish Studies; History of Psychology; History of American Religion; History of Photography; Antebellum America; Psychology, Religion, Photography, American History

William H Beardall

William H Beardall

Clinical Professor, School of Law
bbeardall@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 784 0683

Expertise: Wage rights and policy; Low-wage workers; Immigrant workers; Guest workers; Immigrant worker rights and issues; Immigration reform; Legal aid for low-income persons; Public interest law; Law school clinics

Aprile D Benner

Aprile D Benner

Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, 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

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.

Chris Brownson

Chris Brownson

Clinical Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
cbrownson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6990

Expertise: Research interests include college student mental health and suicide prevention, collaborative care models of behavioral health in primary care, and the intersection of mental health and academic success. <em>Note: Dr. Brownson will not be taking new students for the 2023 academic year.</em>

John C Butler

John C Butler

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Finance, Red 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.

Esther  Calzada

Esther Calzada

Associate Dean, School of Social Work
esther.calzada@austin.utexas.edu
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Latino children, parenting, academic achievement, mental health, immigration, acculturation

Jane D Champion

Jane D Champion

Professor, School of Nursing
jdchampion@mail.nur.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8208

Expertise: STI/HIV, substance abuse, adolescent and womenÂ’s health, unintended pregnancy, interpersonal violence

Jaimie N Davis

Jaimie N Davis

Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
jaimie.davis@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0971

Expertise: child and adolescent health, nutritional sciences, obesity, behaviour

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.

Brian K Farr

Brian K Farr

Director, Athletic Training Program
bfarr@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1273, +1 512 471 9885

Expertise: Serves as Director of the Athletic Training Education Program and specializes in sports medicine, training athletes, athletic injuries, strength and conditioning, and sports rehabilitation.

Roger P Farrar

Roger P Farrar

Professor Emeritus, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
rfarrar@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Studies muscle physiology and adaptability across the life span in response to exercise training and injury.

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

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; education; race relations

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

Xiaofen D Hamilton

Xiaofen D Hamilton

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

Expertise: Researches fitness education, physical activity promotion among k-16 students, and technologies related to physical education teacher education.

Madeleine R Holland

Madeleine R Holland

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Communication Studies, Moody College of Communication
mholland@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: relational communication; romantic relationships; perceptions; stigma; identity; stereotypes; sexual activity; queer relationships; LGBTQ; professional communication

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

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.

Marilyn C Kameen

Marilyn C Kameen

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
mkameen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1695, +1 512 232 1696

Expertise: Interests include academic administration, faculty in higher education, and college student development with research on college teaching and minorities in higher 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

Kara  Kockelman

Kara Kockelman

Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
kkockelm@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0210

Expertise: Travel behavior; traffic safety; urban form and land development; transportation planning and policy-making.

William  Lawson

William Lawson

Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry
william.lawson@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Mental Health, Violence and Mental Illness, Racial and Ethnic Issues in Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Substance Abuse, Ethnic Disparities in Care, Access to Care, Ethnic Issues in Pharmacotherapy

Alexandra  Loukas

Alexandra Loukas

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Education
alexandra.loukas@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9388

Expertise: Focuses on adolescent and young adult problem behavior development, and tobacco use and cessation.

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.

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

Leonard N Moore

Leonard N Moore

Executive Director, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)
leonardmoore@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3212

Expertise: Modern African American History; black urban history; intersection of race, sport, and hip-hop

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

Sheri  Mycue

Sheri Mycue

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
smycue@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 0000

Expertise: Coordinates the placement of teachers in field experiences and prepares students for ESL education.

M  Ovando Villanueva

M Ovando Villanueva

Professor Emeritus, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
mnovando@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7551
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Scholarly work has concentrated on understanding the processes related to the supervision of instruction, as well as on instructional leadership.

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: Examines the relation between marketing influence on youth and young adult risk behavior such as substance use, nutrition, sleep and energy drink consumption.

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.

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.

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

David W Springer

David W Springer

Director, RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
dwspringer@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0512

Expertise: Juvenile justice system reform, community-based services with youth, criminal justice, community-based participatory research

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.

George E Sylvie

George E Sylvie

Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Journalism and Media, Moody College of Communication
g.sylvie@utexas.edu

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

Hirofumi  Tanaka

Hirofumi Tanaka

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
htanaka@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4801

Expertise: Effects of vascular dysfunction due to aging, and the lifestyle habits that can prevent or reverse dysfunction. Role of peripheral vascular dysfunction in the pathogenesis of cognitive and cerebrovascular dysfunction Reduction in physiological functional capacity with advancing age Community-based studies in minority cardiovascular health Masters athletes as a model of successful aging Health benefits of swimming

Gayle M Timmerman

Gayle M Timmerman

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Nursing
gtimmerman@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9080, +1 512 471 9087

Expertise: Binge eating, weight management in women.

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

Debra J Umberson

Debra J Umberson

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
umberson@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6330

Expertise: Population Health ( Structural Determinants of Mental and Physical Health; Stress and Social Support; Health Behavior; Health Disparities; Sexual Minority Health); Family and Gender (Gender and Relationships; Same-Sex Couples; Marital Status and Health; Relationship Quality and Health; Family Status and Health; Intergenerational Relationships; Family and Bereavement); Aging and the Life Course (Psychosocial Epidemiology across the Life Course; Aging and the Family; Death and Dying; Marriage and Intimate Partnerships).

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.

David S Yeager

David S Yeager

Associate 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