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Robert H Abzug

Robert H Abzug

Director, Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies, Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies, College of Liberal Arts
zug@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7240, +1 512 475 6178

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

Germine H Awad

Germine H Awad

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
gawad@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0526

Expertise: Dr. Awad's research interests include attitude development and expression in the following areas: prejudice and discrimination, ethnic and racial identity (with a focus on Arabs and African Americans), acculturation, immigration, and attitudes toward affirmative action beneficiaries. In addition, Dr. Awad also studies the psychological antecedents of minority standardized test performance as well as issues related to culturally relevant research methodology. Recently, she has been working on a project assessing the relationship between racial identity and body image for African American women.

William H Beardall

William H Beardall

Clinical Professor, School of Law
bbeardall@equaljusticecenter.org
+1 512 474 0007

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

Associate 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

Randy  Bomer

Randy Bomer

Department Chair (Interim), Department of Educational Administration, 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

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.

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.

John C Butler

John C Butler

Associate Director, 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.

Rebecca M Callahan

Rebecca M Callahan

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

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.

Esther  Calzada

Esther Calzada

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

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

Jane D Champion

Jane D Champion

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

Expertise: Dr. Jane Dimmitt Champion received her BSN from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, her MSN in Adult Health Nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, an MA in Bilingual/Bicultural Studies from the University of Texas at San Antonio, her PhD in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and a DNP from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Memphis. She has earned post-graduate certifications as a FNP from Texas Tech University, as a CNS in Psych/Mental Health from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and as a CNS in Adult Health from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She has completed a 2 year National Institute of Health post-doctoral fellowship in Minority Women's Health, STI, and Violence at from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and a second 1 year Centers for Disease Control/Association of Teachers of Prevention Medicine post-doctoral fellowship in STI/HIV Research at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Champion's clinical research focuses on STI/HIV, substance use, adolescent and women's health, unintended pregnancy and interpersonal violence. She has served as Principal, Co-Principal or Co-Investigator on 33 research projects. She has been an investigator on 24 NIH funded research grants (9 as Principal Investigator, and 15 as Co-Investigator) funded by federal agencies such as the National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Addiction.

Kevin O Cokley

Kevin O Cokley

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
kcokley@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7498

Expertise: Dr. Kevin Cokley's research is in the area of African American psychology, with particular interest in the roles of racial and ethnic identity and academic self-concept in the academic achievement of African American students. More recently he has been examining the impact of the impostor phenomenon in academic and mental health outcomes, especially among ethnic minority students and women. Broadly, Dr. Cokley considers racial and ethnic identity development, academic motivation, multicultural psychology and issues of race, ethnicity and culture.

North Cooc

North Cooc

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

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

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

Roger P Farrar

Roger P Farrar

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
rfarrar@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8621, +1 512 471 1273

Expertise: Skeletal muscular atrophy; muscle regeneration; exercise physiology; cardiac health and exercise; cardiovascular health and fitness in the elderly

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

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

Dean, 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

Su Yeong  Kim

Su Yeong Kim

Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
projectfamily@gmail.com
+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, +1 512 232 4252

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

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

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

Leonard N Moore

Leonard N Moore

Senior Associate Vice President, Department of History
leonardmoore@mail.utexas.edu

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 2566

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

Delida  Sanchez

Delida Sanchez

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
delida.sanchez@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0368

Expertise: Central to Dr. Sanchez' work is identifying and incorporating culturally-specific constructs into her research design and interventions to advance mental health and behavioral interventions for youth of color. She is currently interested in perceived racial discrimination, racial identity, risk behaviors, and mental health outcomes among Black and Latino adolescents. Her research also examines identity development, particularly regarding the intersections of race, class, gender, sexual orientation, and religion among populations of color. Dr. Sanchez implements her research to improve culturally competent clinical supervision and training.

Edwin R Sharpe

Edwin R Sharpe

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

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

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, +1 512 232 7062

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

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: Dr. Marie-Anne Suizzo is primarily interested in how parent-child relationships shape children's and adolescents' development and learning across cultures and ethnic groups. Her research has focused on parental involvement, child socialization, and identity development. Dr. Marie-Anne Suizzo's research includes 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).

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

Gayle M Timmerman

Gayle M Timmerman

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

Expertise: Binge eating, weight management in women.

Philip U Treisman

Philip U Treisman

Professor of Mathematics, Charles A Dana Center for Science and Mathematics Education, 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

Director, Population Research Center, 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 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.

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

Luis H Zayas

Luis H Zayas

Dean, School of Social Work
lzayas@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1937
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Latino adolescents, suicide prevention, child and adolescent mental health, culturally competent interventions, immigration, minorities