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Javier  Auyero

Javier Auyero

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
auyero@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 8073

Expertise: Urban Ethnography, Urban Poverty and Social Inequality, Collective Action, Latin American Studies, Social and Cultural Theory

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

Steven J Friesen

Steven J Friesen

Department Chair, Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts
friesen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8629

Expertise: Early Christianity; Corinthian society; Apostle Paul; New Testament; Biblical Greek; Revelation; Apocalyptic literature, Religious Studies; Poverty and Inequality in Early Roman Empire; Apocalyptic Literature; Imperial Cults

Elizabeth T Gershoff

Elizabeth T Gershoff

Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
liz.gershoff@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4800

Expertise: Child and youth development; adolescence; parenting; parental discipline; violence; early childhood education

Laurie B Green

Laurie B Green

Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
lbgreen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7245

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

Aletha C Huston

Aletha C Huston

Professor Emeritus, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
achuston@utexas.edu

Expertise: Child Development; poverty and child policy; child care; television influences on children

Leigh L Linden

Leigh L Linden

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
leigh.linden@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8556

Expertise: Economic development; poor countries; economics of education

Cynthia  Osborne

Cynthia Osborne

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
cosborne@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9808

Expertise: family demography, marriage; cohabitation, non-marital chilbearing, social policy, welfare, poverty, inequality, work/family balance, child well being

Pedro  Reyes

Pedro Reyes

Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
preyes@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8569

Expertise: As a social scientist, my work is focused on the subject of the conditions fostering high academic success for children of poverty and the stratification of learning opportunities for children of color. Also, I am engaged in evaluating significant policy issues at the State level. Over the years I have raised more than 22 million dollars in research and development funds from The Spencer Foundation, The Annenberg Foundation, the Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Foundation, the Texas Education Agency, the National Science Foundation, the Houston Endowment, Inc., The Brown Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Education, among others. Pedro Reyes is the author of Resiliency and Success: Migrant children in the US (2004); Lessons From High Poverty High Performance Schools: Creating Learning Communities (1999); and Teachers and Their Workplace: Commitment, Performance, and Productivity (1990). In addition, he has authored more than 75 articles, book chapters, monographs, and reviews and has presented more than 50 papers at national academic conferences. His research has appeared in such journals as Educational Administration Quarterly, The High School Journal, Journal of Educational Research, and the Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. He was Editor of the Book Review Section of Educational Researcher, Associate Editor of the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, and reviewer of many other scholarly journals.

Sahotra  Sarkar

Sahotra Sarkar

Professor, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
sarkar@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3800, +1 512 232 7122

Expertise: Philosopy of science; history of science; mathematical genetics; conservation biology; environmental ethics; Zika; conservation planning; vector-borne illnesses

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

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).

Rebecca M Torres

Rebecca M Torres

Associate Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
rebecca.torres@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Rural and Community Development; International and Internal Migration; U.S. Latino Communities; Globalization and Agricultural Restructuring; Tourism in Developing Nations; Gender; Activist Scholarship and Community Engagement; Latin America

Paul  Von Hippel

Paul Von Hippel

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
paulvonhippel@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 537 8112

Expertise: Demographic Analysis, Education Policy, Healthcare, Statistics

Patrick P Wong

Patrick P Wong

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
patwong@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8962

Expertise: social policy, family and child welfare, children services, mental health, poverty issues, housing, community development