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Abigail R Aiken

Abigail R Aiken

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
araa2@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2561

Expertise: public health policy, women's health, reproductive health outcomes

Jacqueline L Angel

Jacqueline L Angel

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
jangel@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2956

Expertise: Hispanic health and demographics; aging policy; social policies; long-term care; ethnic studies

Lucy  Atkinson

Lucy Atkinson

Associate Professor, Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communication
lucyatkinson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6665

Expertise: communication in the context of sustainability and the environment; focusing on the ways message components (like visual elements, argument frames, source factors) in environmental communication campaigns influence environmental attitudes; beliefs and behaviors; environmental communication; sustainability; advertising; immersive media (virtual reality and augmented reality); AI-generated messaging

Ronen  Avraham

Ronen Avraham

Senior Lecturer, School of Law
ravraham@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1357

Expertise: Torts, Tort Reform, Healthcare Reform, Insurance Law, Law and Economics

Jay  Bartroff

Jay Bartroff

Professor, Department of Statistics and Data Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
bartroff@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: statistics, statistical computing, data science, sampling, sequential and streaming data, mathematics, probability, forensic statistics, clinical trials, gambling and casino games

Sarah Kate Bearman

Sarah Kate Bearman

Associate Professor and School/Clinical Child Psychology Area Chair, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
skbearman@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Dr Bearman's research focuses on the effectiveness and implementation of empirically supported practices for common mental health concerns (anxiety, depression, PTSD, OCD, and disruptive behavior) in publicly-funded settings that serve historically underserved populations of children and families. <em>Dr. Bearman will be reviewing applications in anticipation of taking a student for Fall 2024.</em>

Ben Bentzin

Ben Bentzin

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Marketing, Red McCombs School of Business
ben.bentzin@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 750 9253

Expertise: Marketing of technology, product marketing, strategic pricing, social media, entrepreneurship

Chandra R Bhat

Chandra R Bhat

Professor, Fariborz Maseeh Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
bhat@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4535

Expertise: Activity and travel behavior analysis; Travel demand modeling; Application of econometric, discrete choice and market research techniques in transportation planning; Logistics and freight modeling; Transportation energy and transportation air quality analysis; Urban form and spatial data modeling; Artificial Intelligence and Transportation Safety and Equity; Urban management; Pollution

Darlene  Bhavnani

Darlene Bhavnani

Assistant Professor of Population Health, Department of Population Health, Dell Medical School
darlene.bhavnani@austin.utexas.edu

Kevin  Bozic

Kevin Bozic

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care, Dell Medical School
kevin.bozic@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5089

Expertise: management of patients with arthritis of the hip and knee, health policy and health care services research, healthcare technology assessment, cost-effectiveness analysis, shared medical decision making, and value-based payment and delivery models

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 mental health public policy, 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.

Joshua W Busby

Joshua W Busby

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
busbyj@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8946

Expertise: Busby is the author of several studies on climate change, national security, and energy policy from the Council on Foreign Relations, the Brookings Institution, the German Marshall Fund, and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Busby is one of the lead researchers in the Strauss Center project on Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS), a $7.6 million grant funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. He has also written on U.S.-China relations on climate change for CNAS and Resources for the Future.

Marika  Cabral

Marika Cabral

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
marika.cabral@utexas.edu

Expertise: Economics; health-related economics; health insurance; insurance; taxation; privatization of health markets

Namkee  Choi

Namkee Choi

Professor, School of Social Work
nchoi@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9590

Expertise: Geriatric mental health, depression treatment in aging services, social policy for older adults.

Renita Coleman

Renita Coleman

Professor, School of Journalism and Media, Moody College of Communication
renita.coleman@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1969

Expertise: visual communication; ethics; agenda setting; journalism and public relations; stereotyping in the media; media; photojournalism; photography

Catherine  Cubbin

Catherine Cubbin

Associate Dean for Research, School of Social Work
ccubbin@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 0625

Expertise: Social epidemiology; social inequalities in health; neighborhood environments and health; public health

Edwin  Dorn

Edwin Dorn

Professor Emeritus, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
eddorn@utexas.edu

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

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.

Kelly Gaither

Kelly Gaither

Director Of Health Analytics, Texas Advanced Computing Center
kelly@tacc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8957

Expertise: Scientific visualization; Feature detection; Illumination techniques; Visualization techniques; Visualization applications

Kristin A Garling

Kristin A Garling

Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy
a.garling@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0861

Expertise: Healthcare communications, patient engagement, patient-centric communication, health solutions, public health, rural health education and advocacy, healthcare professional development, chronic disease, medication therapy management, health outcomes

Michael L Geruso

Michael L Geruso

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
mike.geruso@utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8704

Expertise: Economics of Health and Healthcare, Development, Economic Demography, health insurance

Laurie B Green

Laurie B Green

Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
lbgreen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 736 1002

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; Race Relations, Gender Issues

Sherri R Greenberg

Sherri R Greenberg

Professor of Practice, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
srgreenberg@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8324, +1 512 656 6592

Expertise: A member of the Texas House of Representatives from 1991-2001, Greenberg?s areas of expertise include state and local government, public finance and budgeting, education, health care, transportation, and campaigns and elections in the state of Texas.

Z Leah  Harris

Z Leah Harris

Department Chair, Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Dell Medical School
zena.harris@austin.utexas.edu
+1 240 426 7428, +1 512 324 0595

Mark D Hayward

Mark D Hayward

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
mhayward@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8382

Expertise: Population and Life Course and Aging, Morbidity and Mortality, and Biodemography, Social Epidemiology, Quantitative Methods and Dynamic Models, Life Table Techniques, Death and Dying

Jo  Hsu

Jo Hsu

Assistant Professor, Department of Rhetoric and Writing, College of Liberal Arts
vjohsu@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6109

Expertise: Rhetoric & Structures of Power; Narrative Rhetorics; Asian American Rhetorics; Trans and Queer Studies; Disability Studies; Rhetorics of Health and Medicine

Junfeng  Jiao

Junfeng Jiao

Associate Professor, School of Architecture
jjiao@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Smart communities and built environments; Transit and food access; Active travel; Shared mobility

Lee Ann  Kahlor

Lee Ann Kahlor

Professor, Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communication
kahlor@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 791 5726

Expertise: public relations health and environmental risk communication; science communication; information seeking; cultural and racial norms related to health behaviors' message processing; science communication; environmental communication; health communication

William R Kelly

William R Kelly

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
wkelly@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4142

Expertise: Criminal Justice/Criminology/Ecology of Crime, Program and Policy Research and Evaluation, Research Methodology and Statistics

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; health communication

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

Jihye  Lee

Jihye Lee

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

Expertise: Computational inequality, AI, government, public benefits, advertising, financial constraints, digital inequality, media psychology

Molly A Lopez

Molly A Lopez

Research Associate Professor, Office of the Associate Dean for Research
mlopez@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 0614

Expertise: mental health services, evidence-based practice, trauma-informed care, cognitive behavioral therapies, workforce competency, systems of care.

Brad  Love

Brad Love

Associate Professor, Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communication
lovebrad@utexas.edu

Expertise: persuasive capabilities of mass media; public health

Jonathan E Macclements

Jonathan E Macclements

Senior Associate Dean and DIO of Graduate Medical Education, Department of Medical Education, Dell Medical School
jonathan.macclements@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5104

Michael S Mackert

Michael S Mackert

Director of the Center for Health Communication, Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communication
mackert@utexas.edu
+1 512 348 8490

Expertise: telemedicine; health communication; health literacy and online communities; health communication; communicating about complex health issues; audience targeting; tailoring messages; media campaigns; translating research into practice; social media; tobacco cessation; opioid overdose prevention; men's role in prenatal health

George  Macones

George Macones

Professor (Medical), Dell Medical School
george.macones@austin.utexas.edu

Eric L McDaniel

Eric L McDaniel

Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
emcdaniel@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7268

Expertise: Religion and politics; Black politics; organizational behavior

Richard P Meier

Richard P Meier

Professor, Department of 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

Lauren A Meyers

Lauren A Meyers

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
utpandemics@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4950

Expertise: infectious disease epidemiology, evolutionary dynamics, molecular evolution, viruses, bacteria, RNA, mathematical modeling, computer simulation, bioinformatics, flu, Ebola, Zika, malaria

Julie A Minich

Julie A Minich

Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
minichja@utexas.edu

Expertise: Chicana/o Literary and Cultural Studies; Latina/o Literary and Cultural Studies; LGBT Studies; Feminist Studies; and Disability Studies

Jeeyun  Oh

Jeeyun Oh

Associate Professor, Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communication
jeeyunoh@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8134

Expertise: User interaction with new media interface and AI (artificial intelligence) technology; the impact of interactive/smart/social media interfaces on health/environmental/advertising message processing and persuasion.

Todd A Olmstead

Todd A Olmstead

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
tolmstead@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8456

Expertise: Healthcare Policy, Healthcare, Health Economics, Health Services Research

Tolga  Ozyurtcu

Tolga Ozyurtcu

Associate Professor of Instruction, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
tolga@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6018
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Studies the historical, philosophical, sociocultural, and political dimensions of sport and physical culture.

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.

Katherina A Payne

Katherina A Payne

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
kapayne@utexas.edu

Expertise: Researches civic education, early childhood/elementary education, and teacher education to examine the role of relationships, community, and justice to make classrooms democratic and equitable spaces.

Joseph E Potter

Joseph E Potter

Other University Affiliate (Dr. Gershoff), Population Research Center, College of Liberal Arts
joe@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 689 7211

Expertise: Reproductive health, population and development, demographic estimation, Latin America and Texas. Evaluating impact of policies and funding for family planning in Texas.

Sarah J Rehnborg

A&P Hourly Employment, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
rehnborg@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7062, +1 512 475 7616

Expertise: Non-Profit Management, Civil society, Education Policy

Pedro  Reyes

Pedro Reyes

Department Chair, Educational Leadership and Policy, 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.

Mary Beth Schmitt  Schmitt

Mary Beth Schmitt Schmitt

Associate Professor, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Moody College of Communication
marybeth.schmitt@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Language and literacy outcomes for children with developmental language disorders, including the effects of behavior regulation, optimal treatment intensity and peers

Michael E Shepherd

Assistant Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
michael.shepherd@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Michael Shepherd's research interests are in American politics and public policy. Specifically, his work focuses on the politics of health and health policy as well as the experiences of marginalized social groups with the government. Additionally, Michael's research addresses questions of class and inequality, race and racism, and political communication in American politics.

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).

Sean J Upshaw

Sean J Upshaw

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

Expertise: culture-centered health communication; visual communication; health and culture; health message design; health promotion messaging; health information messages; health communication; media messaging; communication education

Mary M Velasquez

Mary M Velasquez

Professor, School of Social Work
velasquez@mail.utexas.edu

Expertise: Motivational Interviewing, evidence-based interventions, integrated behavioral health, smoking cessation, alcohol abuse, prenatal health.

Lorraine O Walker

Lorraine O Walker

Professor, School of Nursing
lwalker@mail.nur.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4751

Expertise: Weight gain after childbirth

David C Warner

David C Warner

Professor Emeritus, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
david.warner@utexas.edu

Expertise: Health policy; health finance; diabetes costs; border health; health insurance; mental health policy; Mexican health system; business, economics & labor.

Kari L White

Kari L White

Principal Investigator, Texas Policy Evaluation Project
klwhite@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1791

Expertise: Dr. White studies reproductive health and policy, with a specialty on family planning and abortion policy in Texas and the southeastern region of the United States. Much of her research is conducted as part of The Texas Policy Evaluation Project, a collaborative group of researchers who evaluate the impact of legislation in Texas related to women’s reproductive health. She has been interviewed as an expert for news outlets such as the Los Angeles Times and National Public Radio and has been featured as an op-ed contributor in the Washington Post, The Hill, the Austin-American-Statesman, and more. Expertise: women’s health policy; reproductive health, family planning legislation; contraception; abortion; Texas state policy on women’s health; Title X; vasectomy; abortion and family planning policy in the southeastern United States

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

Corwin  Zigler

Corwin Zigler

Associate Professor, Department of Statistics and Data Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
cory.zigler@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8722

Expertise: Public health, epidemiology, environmental health, statistics, data sciences, biostatistics, computational medicine