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Kamran  Ali

Kamran Ali

Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 3550, +1 512 471 4206, +1 512 471 7531

Expertise: Gender; health; development; labor history; political movements (including Islamic groups); Political Economy; post-colonialism; urban social histories, popular culture; historiography; memory; liberalism; Middle East; South Asia

Sarah Kate Bearman

Sarah Kate Bearman

Associate Professor and School/Clinical Child Psychology Area Chair, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education

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>

Chandra R Bhat

Chandra R Bhat

Professor, Fariborz Maseeh Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
+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

Christopher P Brown

Christopher P Brown

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
+1 512 232 2288

Expertise: Researches how early childhood stakeholders respond to and conceptualize policies affecting the the complex educational, cultural, and individual goals and aspirations of teachers, children, and their families.

Joshua  Childs

Joshua Childs

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education

Expertise: Examines collaborative approaches involving community organizations and stakeholders that improve academic achievement and reduce opportunity gaps for students. Also studies chronic absenteeism, the role of high school athletics in school settings, and computer science education.

Laurie B Green

Laurie B Green

Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
+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

Terrance L Green

Terrance L Green

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education

Expertise: Examines principals and school-community engagement/community development and issues of educational equity and opportunity.

Kara  Kockelman

Kara Kockelman

Professor, Fariborz Maseeh Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
+1 512 471 0210

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

Randy B Machemehl

Randy B Machemehl

Professor and Nasser I. Al-Rashid Centennial Professorship in Transportation Engineering, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 232 3100, +1 512 471 4541

Expertise: Transportation system operational analysis and design software development; Transport system demand estimation

Juan  Miro

Juan Miro

Professor, School of Architecture
+1 512 471 0182

Expertise: In his teaching, practice and research, Miro explores the role of the architectural profession in civic life, the relationship between the manmade and Nature, and the relevance of history for designers. Miró was named a Distinguished Professor by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). He is also a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers of the University of Texas at Austin. Other teaching awards include the Texas Excellence in Teaching Award and the ACSA New Faculty Teaching Award.

Pedro  Reyes

Pedro Reyes

Department Chair, Educational Leadership and Policy, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
+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.

Victor  Saenz

Victor Saenz

Associate Dean for Student Success, Community Engagement, and Administration, College of Education
+1 512 232 7519, +1 512 471 7551
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Leads the Project MALES (Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success Initiative focused on Latino males in education; seeks to advance research-informed policy solutions that enhance educational outcomes for students in secondary and post-secondary education.

John M Sharp

John M Sharp

Dave P. Carlton Centennial Professor Emeritus in Geology, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences

Expertise: Hyrdogeology; flow in fractured rocks; thermohaline free convection; fracture skin effects; regional flow in carbonate rocks; hydrology of arid and semi-arid zones; subsidence and coastal land loss; effects of urbanization; alluvial aquifers; hydrogeology of sedimentary basins;hydrological processes in ore deposit formation; and hydrogeophysics.

William G Spelman

William G Spelman

Professor Emeritus, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs

Expertise: Urban policy and management; urban politics; criminal justice policy; prisons; municipal policing; community crime prevention

Ryan  Streeter

Ryan Streeter

Civitas: Executive Director of Research and Publications, School of Civic Leadership

Expertise: governance, urban policy, campaign politics, economic development.

Kevin J Thomas

Kevin J Thomas

Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies Department, College of Liberal Arts

Expertise: Issues related to race-ethnicity, global health, immigration, families, and Africa.

Luis  Urrieta

Luis Urrieta

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
+1 512 232 4129
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Follows trends around cultural and racial identities, agency, migration, and social movements in education.

Ming  Zhang

Ming Zhang

Professor, School of Architecture
+1 512 471 0139

Expertise: Urban transportation planning, urban form and travel behavior, GIS applications in planning, international planning