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Lina Del Castillo

Assistant Professor, LLILAS and Department of History

delcastillo@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.7269  |  GAR 2.120

Education   

Ph.D., 2007, University of Miami

Interests

  19th century Colombia history; U.S. gender, race, class; history of geography, cartography, science, technology, medicine

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Daniel Fridman

Assistant Professor, LLILAS and Department of Sociology

dfridman@utexas.edu  |  512.232.4811  |  CLA 3.634

Education   

Ph.D., Columbia University

Interests

  Economy and Culture; Consumption; Finances and Popular Culture; Neoliberalism and Globalization.

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Lorraine Leu

Associate Professor, LLILAS and Department of Spanish & Portuguese

lorraine.leu@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8770  |  BEN 3.142; SRH 1.327

Education   

Ph.D., King's College, University of London

Interests

  Brazilian culture; urban Brazil; theories in Latin Americanism

Lilian Marquez Barrientos

Lecturer, LLILAS

lmarquez@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0151  |  SRH 1.321

Interests

  Rural livelihoods and development; land tenure; community forestry; ecosystem services valuation; human dimensions of land use and land cover change; environmental services and climate change

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Carlos E. Ramos Scharrón

Assistant Professor, LLILAS and Department of Geography & the Environment

cramos@austin.utexas.edu  |  CLA 3.426

Education   

Ph.D., Colorado State University

Interests

  land use; soil erosion; water quality; ecosystems; coral reef systems

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Sergio Romero

Fellow of Peter T. Flawn Centennial Assistant Professorship in Spanish Language and Literature, LLILAS and Department of Spanish & Portuguese

sergio.romero@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4525; 512.232.2420  |  BEN 3.132; SRH 1.323

Education   

Ph.D. Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania

Interests

  language variation and change; linguistic anthropology; Christian registers in indigenous languages; Mayan languages; Nahuatl; Quechua

Manuela Tahay Tzaj

Lecturer, LLILAS

mtahay@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.2420  |  SRH 1.323

Interests

  K’iche’ language instruction

Pilar Zazueta

Lecturer, LLILAS

pzazueta@utexas.edu  |  512.232.2418  |  SRH 1.322

Education   

Ph.D., Columbia University

Interests

  public policy; food consumption and nutrition; gender

Associates

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Omoniyi Afolabi

Associate Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese and Department of African & African Diaspora Studies

afolabi@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4510  |  BEN 3.110

Education   

Ph.D., Luso-Brazilian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Interests

  Afro-Brazilian cultural studies; Lusophone African literature; comparative African diaspora studies

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Ricardo Ainslie

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology

rainslie@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0364  |  SZB 262D

Education   

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests

  Mexican drug war; social fabric; traumatized communities; immigration

Rosental Alves

Professor and Knight Chair in Journalism, School of Journalism

rosental.alves@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.6851  |  BMC 3.302

Interests

  foreign correspondence; online journalism; communication; freedom of the press

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Ronald J. Angel

Professor, Department of Sociology

rangel@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.6315  |  CLA 3.530

Education   

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison

Interests

  medical sociology; social welfare; poverty and minorities; demography and epidemiology; research methods and statistics

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Arturo Arias

Tomas Rivera Regents Professor in Spanish Language and Literature, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

arturo_arias@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4518  |  BEN 4.146

Education   

Ph.D., Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

Interests

  Central American literature; indigenous literatures; social and critical theory; race, gender, and sexuality in postcolonial studies; cultural studies; ethnographic approaches

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Eugenio Arima

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography & the Environment

arima@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-0714  |  CLA 3.416

Education   

Ph.D., Michigan State University

Interests

  human-environment interactions; land change science; GIS/Science; applied quantitative methods

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Jossianna Arroyo-Martinez

Professor of Latin American Literatures and Cultures, Department of Spanish & Portuguese and Department of African & African Diaspora Studies

jarroyo@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4536  |  BEN 3.120

Education   

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley

Interests

  Luso-Brazilian and Afro-Diasporic literatures and cultures; race, gender, and sexuality in colonial and postcolonial societies

Jamie Austin

Senior Research Scientist , Institute for Geophysics

jamie@utig.ig.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0450  |  ROC 3.254

Education   

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Interests

  evolution of marine and lacustrine environments

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Javier Auyero

Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Endowed Professor in Latin American Sociology, Department of Sociology

auyero@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.8073  |  CLA 3.624

Education   

Ph.D., The New School for Social Research

Interests

  political ethnography; urban poverty and social inequality; collective action; social and cultural theory

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Cecilia Ballí

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology

cballi@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8522  |  SAC 5.134

Education   

Ph.D., Rice University

Interests

  U.S.-Mexico borderlands; Latino expressive culture; gender and violence; narrative writing

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Jason Borge

Associate Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

jason.borge@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4542  |  BEN 3.136

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  Latin American literature and film; inter-American cultural studies; early 20th century avant-garde

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Leigh Boske

Sharpe Centennial Fellowship Professor, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

leigh.boske@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4005  |  SRH 3.342

Education   

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Interests

  national and international transport policy; international trade; economics; finance; multimodal/intermodal transport planning

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Daniel M Brinks

Associate Professor, Department of Government

danbrinks@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.7252  |  MEZ 3.104

Education   

Ph.D., J.D., University of Notre Dame, University of Michigan

Interests

  human rights; rule of law; democracy and democratization; regimes and regime change; state building

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Jonathan C. Brown

Professor, Department of History

j.brown@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.7218  |  GAR 1.114

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  modern Latin America; Cold War; revolution; economic history; colonial Latin America

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Matthew Butler

Associate Professor, Department of History

mbutler@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.7972  |  GAR 3.414

Education   

Ph.D., University of Bristol

Interests

  post-revolutionary Mexico; local religion; Cristero Rebellion; church and state; Latin American Catholicism; Latin American bullfight

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Karl W. Butzer

Raymond C. Dickson Centennial Professor of Liberal Arts, Department of Geography & the Environment

karl.butzer@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.328.3255  |  CLA 3.702

Education   

D.Sc., Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

Interests

  geoarchaeology and environmental history; indigenous maps; architecture; enculturation in colonial Mexico

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Esther Calzada

Associate Professor, School of Social Work

esther.calzada@austin.utexas.edu  |  SSW 3.116D

Interests

  parenting and early child development in Latino (Mexican, Dominican American, Dominican) populations

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David Cannatella

Professor, Section of Integrative Biology; Associate Director, Texas Memorial Museum

catfish@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4862  |  PAT 121A

Interests

  neotropical frogs; relationship of bioinformatics and systematics

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Luis Carcamo-Huechante

Associate Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

carcamohuechante@austin.utexas.edu  |  BEN 3.146

Education   

Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests

  sound studies; indigenous studies; market economics; literature and culture; urban chronicle; poetry and poetics in contemporary and modern Latin America

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Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra

Alice Drysdale Sheffield Professor of History, Department of History

canizares-esguerra@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.7694  |  GAR 2.108

Education   

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Interests

  early modern Atlantic history; history of science and colonialism; history of knowledge

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Kelley A. Crews

Associate Professor, Department of Geography & the Environment

kelley@utexas.edu  |  512.232.5909  |  CLA 3.424

Education   

Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Interests

  landscape; socio-ecological systems; ecologies of global health

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Megan J. Crowhurst

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics

mcrowhurst@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.9027  |  CLA 4.712

Education   

Ph.D., University of Arizona

Interests

  psycholinguistics (speech perception); linguistic rhythm

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Ian Dalziel

Professor, Department of Geological Sciences; Research Professor, Institute for Geophysics

ian@ig.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0431  |  IGS 102

Interests

  tectonics; Earth evolution and system processes; structure and evolution of the Antarctic continent

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Susan Deans-Smith

Associate Professor, Department of History

sdsmith@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.7205  |  GAR 3.302

Education   

Ph.D., Cambridge University

Interests

  history of Mexico; comparative colonialisms; Spanish empire; indigenous peoples

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Donna DeCesare

Associate Professor, School of Journalism

donna.decesare@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.1980  |  BMC 3.366

Education   

M.Phil., Essex University

Interests

  Latin American film and visual documentary; photography and human rights; visual media ethics; justice, violence, and trauma

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Anthony Di Fiore

Professor, Department of Anthropology

anthony.difiore@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.2318  |  SAC 5.150

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Interests

  ecology; primates; tropical forest

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Gabriel Diaz Montemayor

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture

diaz.montemayor@utexas.edu  |  WMB 4.102C

Interests

  architecture of landscape

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Henry Dietz

University Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Government

h.dietz@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.7209  |  BAT 3.124

Education   

Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests

  urbanization; poverty; voting behavior; democratization

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Hector Dominguez-Ruvalcaba

Associate Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

ruvalcaba@austin.utexas.edu  |  BEN 3.130

Education   

Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Interests

  queer studies; violence; border studies in literature, film, and the arts

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William E. Doolittle

Erich W. Zimmermann Regents Professor in Geography, Department of Geography & the Environment

dolitl@austin.utexas.edu  |  CLA 3.704

Education   

Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Interests

  landscapes; agricultural and water control technology; sustainability science; arid lands; American Southwest

Alejandro Drexler

Assistant Professor, Department of Finance

alejandro.drexler@mccombs.utexas.edu  |  512.232.6826  |  CBA 6.316

Education   

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Interests

  banking and financial institutions; financial markets; bank regulation; corporate finance

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Ariel Dulitzky

Clinical Professor, School of Law

adulitzky@law.utexas.edu  |  512.232.1256  |  CCJ 1.324B

Interests

  international human rights law; inter-American human rights systems; racial and ethnic discrimination; rule of law

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David Eaton

Bess Harris Jones Centennial Professor in Natural Resource Policy, LBJ School of Public Affairs

eaton@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8972  |  SRH 3.344

Education   

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Interests

  rural water supply; international water resource conflicts; energy management; environmental problems of industries

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Elsie Echeverri-Carroll

Sr. Research Scientist, IC² Institute

e.carroll@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.475.7811  |  IC2 1.124

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  economics; trade; wage inequalities; economic integration; high-technology clusters; gender issues; women in business

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Zachary Elkins

Associate Professor, Department of Government

zelkins@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.7250  |  BAT 4.120

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  institutional reform; constitutional law; national identity

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Nora C. England

Professor, Department of Linguistics

nengland@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.9014  |  CLA 4.732

Education   

Ph.D., University of Florida

Interests

  linguistic description, grammar writing, language and identity, language politics, language ideologies, Mayan linguistics, American languages

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Karen Engle

Minerva House Drysdale Regents Chair, School of Law; Co-Director, Rapoport Center for Human Rights & Justice

kengle@law.utexas.edu  |  512.232.7066  |  JON 6.240

Education   

J.D., Havard University

Interests

  Latin American studies; women's and gender studies; public international law; international human rights law; employment discrimination

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Patience L. Epps

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics

pattieepps@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.9015  |  CLA 4.736

Education   

Ph.D., University of Virginia

Interests

  Amazonia; indigenous languages; language documentation; historical linguistics; prehistory

William Fisher

Leonidas T. Barrow Centennial Chair in Mineral Resources, Department of Geological Sciences

wfisher@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.5600  |  JGB 6.130

Education   

Ph.D., University of Kansas

Interests

  petroleum exploration and assessment

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George F. Flaherty

Assistant Professor, Department of Art & Art History

gflaherty@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.5531  |  DFA 2.524

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Interests

  post-1940 visual and spatial cultures in Mexico and its borderlands

Kenneth Flamm

Dean Rusk Chair in International Affairs, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

kflamm@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8952  |  SRH 3.362

Education   

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Interests

  science and technology policy; information technology economics; international trade and investment; defense industry and technology

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Vivian Flanzer

Senior Lecturer, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

vflanzer@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4522  |  MEZ 4.138

Interests

  teaching culture in the foreign language classroom; language teaching and technology; creation of pedagogical materials; foreign language education methodologies; secondary language acquisition

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Seth W. Garfield

Associate Professor, Department of History

sgarfield@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.7269  |  GAR 2.120

Education   

Ph.D., Yale University

Interests

  Brazilian history; race and ethnicity in Latin America; indigenous policy; comparative frontiers

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Virginia Garrard-Burnett

Professor, Department of History and Department of Religious Studies; Associate Chair, Department of History

garrard@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.7822  |  GAR 2.204

Education   

Ph.D., Tulane University

Interests

  religious movements and ethnic identity in Central America

Lyndon K. Gill

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology and Department of African & African Diaspora Studies

lyndonkgill@utexas.edu  |  BEL 214D

Interests

  African and African American studies; anthropology; studies of women, gender, and sexuality

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Denise Gilman

Clinical Professor, School of Law; Co-Director, Immigration Clinic

dgilman@law.utexas.edu  |  512.232.7796  |  CCJ 1.310C

Education   

J.D., Columbia University

Interests

  immigration and citizenship; international human rights law

Andrea Giunta

Chair in Latin American Art History and Criticism, Department of Art & Art History

andrea.giunta@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.2608  |  DFA 2510

Interests

  Latin American art history and criticism

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Gloria González-López

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

gloria@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.6343  |  CLA 3.504

Education   

Ph.D., University of Southern California

Interests

  sexuality, gender, and social inequality in Mexico

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Edmund T. Gordon

Chair, Department of African & African Diaspora Studies; Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

etgordon@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.1784  |  GRG 340

Education   

Ph. D., Stanford University

Interests

   culture and power in the African Diaspora; gender studies; critical race theory, race education

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Kenneth Greene

Associate Professor, Department of Government

kgreene@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.7206  |  BAT 4.112

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  authoritarian regimes; democratization; political parties; elections; voting behavior

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Julia E. Guernsey

Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Art & Art History

juliaguernsey@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.5850  |  DFA 2.514

Interests

  Mesoamerica; archaeology; Precolumbian; Maya; Olmec; sculpture

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Nicole Guidotti-Hernández

Fellow of Alma Cowden Madden Centennial Associate Professorship, Department of American Studies and Center for Mexican American Studies

ngh24@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.6313  |  BUR 422

Education   

Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests

  U.S./Third World feminisms; critical race studies; Chicana/o and Latina/o studies; borderlands history

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Frank A. Guridy

Associate Professor, Department of History, Department of African & African Diaspora Studies, and Center for African & African American Studies

fguridy@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.7267  |  GAR 2.202

Education   

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests

  transnational history; sport history; urban history; Caribbean/African Diaspora history

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Charles R. Hale

Director and Chair for Western Hemispheric Trade Studies, LLILAS, Department of Anthropology, and Department of African & African Diaspora Studies

crhale@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.232.2410  |  SRH 1.314E

Education   

Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests

  race and ethnicity; identity politics; consciousness and resistance; activism

Patricia Hansen

J. Waddy Bullion Professor, School of Law

phansen@law.utexas.edu  |  512.232.1321  |  JON 5.254

Education   

J.D., Yale University

Interests

  international trade law; NAFTA; business

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Barbara Hines

Clinical Professor, UT School of Law; Co-Director, Immigration Clinic

bhines@law.utexas.edu  |  512.232.1310  |  CCJ 1.310D

Education   

J.D., Northeastern University

Interests

  Latin American immigration systems

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Rolando Hinojosa-Smith

Ellen Clayton Garwood Centennial Professor in Creative Writing #1, Department of English and Department of Spanish & Portuguese

rorro@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8796  |  PAR 324

Education   

Ph.D., University of Illinois

Interests

  life and literature of the southwest

Barbara Hoidn

Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Architecture

512.232.9312

Interests

  urban design and public infrastructure in North and South America; materiality, construction methods, and social context

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Juliet Hooker

Associate Professor, Department of Government and Department of African & African Diaspora Studies; Associate Director, LLILAS

juliethooker@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.232.7273  |  MEZ 3.146

Education   

Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests

  race relations; mulitculturalism; Latin American political thought; indigenous politics; Afro-descendant politics; Latinos in the U.S.

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Kristine Hopkins

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

khopkins@prc.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8313  |  CLA 2.620D

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  reproductive health issues in Texas, the U.S.-Mexico border, and Latin America

Brian Horton

Professor, Department of Geological Sciences; Research Professor, Institute for Geophysics

horton@jsg.utexas.edu  |  512.471.1869  |  JGB 5.220AB

Education   

Ph.D., University of Arizona
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Wendy Hunter

Professor, Department of Government

wendyhunter@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.7247  |  BAT 3.138

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  social policy issues in Latin America; politics of education and health reform

Benjamin Ibarra Sevilla

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture

b.ibarra@utexas.edu  |  WMB 4.102C

Interests

  geometric analysis of 16th-century ribbed vaults in Mexico

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Orlando R. Kelm

Associate Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese and Department of Marketing Administration

orkelm@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4534  |  MEZ 4.146

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  teaching of foreign languages for professional purposes; use of tehcnology in foreign language education; Spanish and Portuguese phonetics; applied linguistics

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Gregory W. Knapp

Associate Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment

gwk@utexas.edu  |  512.232.1588  |  CLA 3.712

Education   

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison

Interests

  cultural and political ecology; food and farming; landscapes; post development

Paul Kockelman

Professor, Department of Anthropology

paul.kockelman@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.2084  |  SAC 4.102

Education   

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests

  Q'eqchi'-Maya language; language and mind issues related to labor and measurement

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Dale A. Koike

Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

d.koike@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4508  |  BEN 3.108

Education   

Ph.D., University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Interests

  pragmatics; language acquisition; heritage language learning; language variation; Spanish and Portuguese sociolinguistics

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Edgardo M. Latrubesse

Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment

latrubesse@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.1592  |  CLA 3.418

Education   

Ph.D., National University of San Luis, Argentina

Interests

  geomorphology; large rivers; large plain; human impacts; basin management; Quaternary paleoenvironments

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David L. Leal

Professor, Department of Government and Center for Mexican American Studies

dleal@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.1343  |  BAT 3.140

Education   

Ph.D., Harvard University

Interests

  Latino politics and policy

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Leigh Linden

Fellow Murray S. Johnson Chair and Fellow of Leroy G. Denman, Jr. Regents Assistant Professorship, Department of Economics and Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

leigh.linden@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.8556  |  BRB 2.156

Education   

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Interests

  education policy; children and poverty; development policy; economics

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Naomi E. Lindstrom

Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

lindstrom@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.4936  |  BEN 4.144

Education   

Ph. D., Arizona State University

Interests

  gender studies; Jewish studies; online scholarly resources; women's writing

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Sarah Lopez

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture

lopezlynnsarah@gmail.com  |  512.471.7164  |  SUT 2.118

Interests

  impact of remittances on the architecture and landscapes of Mexico

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Fernando Luiz Lara

Associate Professor, School of Architecture

fernandolara@utexas.edu  |  512.471.0711  |  WMB 4.116B

Education   

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests

  Latin American architecture; Latin American urbanism; favelas; sustainability

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Raul L. Madrid

Professor, Department of Government

rmadrid@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.7246  |  BAT 3.112

Education   

Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests

  Latin American politics; comparative ethnic politics; comparative social policy; democratization

Minkah Makalani

Assistant Professor, Department of African & African Diaspora Studies

makalani@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.4745  |  BEL 242B

Education   

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Interests

  African Diaspora; intellectual history, theory,and social movements; race and racial formation

Randall Marrett

Elf Aquitaine Petroleum Faculty Fellow in Geological Sciences, Department of Geological Sciences

marrett@jsg.utexas.edu  |  512.471.2113  |  JGB 4.126

Education   

Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests

  structural geology; tectonics; natural hazards

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Leticia Marteleto

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

marteleto@prc.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8302  |  CLA 2.708.

Education   

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests

  social demography; education and social opportunity; transitions to adulthood

James D. Mauseth

Professor, School of Biological Sciences

jamesmauseth@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.3189  |  BIO 327

Interests

  evolution of morphogenic mechanisms and structure; cacti; parasitic plants

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Kelly McDonough

Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

kelly.mcdonough@austin.utexas.edu  |  BEN 3.142

Education   

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Interests

  Latin American indigenous studies; Nahuatl; writing and orality; colonial literatures; representation

Daene McKinney

W.A. (Bill) Cunningham Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural, & Environmental Engineering

daene@aol.com  |  512.471.5644  |  ECJ 8.60X

Education   

Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests

  water resources management problems; aquifer and groundwater contamination

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Martha Menchaca

Professor, Department of Anthropology, Center for Women & Gender Studies, and Center for Mexican American Studies

mmen@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.7537  |  SAC 5.158

Education   

Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests

  social anthropology; ethnicity; gender; oral history and oral traditions; legal anthropology; immigration

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Juan Miro

Distinguished Teaching Professor, School of Architecture

jmiro@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0182  |  GOL 4.116

Interests

  Mexican architecture; Latin American architecture; Pre-Columbian architecture; Teotihuacan; urban design

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Robin Moore

Professor, School of Music and Department of African & African Diaspora Studies

robin.moore@utexas.edu  |  512.471.0373  |  MBE 3.210

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  music; expressive culture; race; hybridity; diaspora

Jose L. Panero

Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences

panero@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.232.1990  |  BIO 101

Education   

Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Interests

  distribution, diversity, and evolution of flowering plants

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Gabriela Polit

Associate Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

gabriela@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4539  |  BEN 4.118

Education   

Ph.D., New York University

Interests

  contemporary Latin America; gender and the politics of literary writing; representation of illegal drug trafficking and violence

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Joseph E. Potter

Professor, Department of Sociology and Population Research Center

joe@prc.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8341  |  CLA 2.620C

Education   

Ph.D., Princeton University

Interests

  reproductive health; population; development

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Francisco L. Pérez

Professor, Department of Geography & the Environment

makena@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.1582  |  CLA 3.708

Education   

Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley

Interests

  mountain geology; geomorphology; vegetation ecology; soils

Charles E. Ramirez Berg

Joe M. Dealey, Sr. Professor in Media Studies and Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film

ramberg@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.9925  |  WWH 414

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  film history; Latino images in film; Mexican cinema; screenwriting

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Bryan R. Roberts

C.B.Smith Sr. Chair in US-Mexico Relations, Department of Sociology

brr@prc.utexas.edu  |  512.232.6329  |  CLA 3.608

Education   

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests

  Latin American urbanization and social policy in the late 20th-century

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Enrique R. Rodriguez-Alegría

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

chanfle@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0786  |  SAC 4.144

Education   

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests

  archaeology and ethnohistory of Mesoamerica; colonialism; religious conversion; the Spanish empire in Latin America

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Néstor P. Rodríguez

Professor, Department of Sociology

nrodriguez@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.8072  |  CLA 3.528

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  international migration and deportation issues; race and ethnic relations; urban sociology

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Sonia Roncador

Associate Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

roncador@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4525  |  BEN 3.132

Education   

Ph. D., New York University

Interests

  Lusophone literatures and culture; gender and race; questions of servitude, domesticity, and women's education; Brazilian and transatlantic cultural studies

Astrid Runggaldier

Senior Lecturer, Department of Art & Art History

astrid@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.1057  |  ART 1.412C

Education   

Ph.D., Boston University

Interests

  architecture and landscape in Mesoamerica

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Christopher Salas-Wright

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

salaswright@utexas.edu  |  512.471.0765  |  SWW 3.106F

Education   

Ph.D., Boston College

Interests

  adolescence; substance use; juvenile delinquency; religiosity; HIV risk behavior

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Cesar A. Salgado

Associate Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

cslgd@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4517  |  BEN 3.140

Education   

Ph.D., Yale University

Interests

  poetry in colonial and modern Latin America; comparative postcolonial studies and theory; modern literary and critical theory

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Bjorn Sletto

Associate Professor, Department of Community and Regional Planning

bjorn@utexas.edu  |  512.471.5153  |  SUT 3.124B

Education   

Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests

  Latin American planning and development; participatory planning; environmental and social justice; social theory

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Christen Smith

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, and Center for African and African American Studies

christen.smith@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.6332  |  SAC 5.136

Education   

Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests

  performance; racial formation; the black body; violence; black women and transnational struggle; black liberation and resistance in Brazil and the U.S.

Patricia A. Somers

Associate Professor, College of Education

pasomers@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.7551  |  SZB 374B

Interests

  access and persistence in Brazilian higher education; affirmative action and admissions in the U.S. and Brazil; college student persistence in the U.S.

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Shannon Speed

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology; Assistant Vice President, Division of Diversity and Community Engagement

sspeed@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0061  |  SAC 5.120, CLA 2.106B

Interests

  human rights; indigenous rights; indigenous migration; gender; activist research

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Chandler Stolp

Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

stolp@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8951  |  SRH 3.384F

Education   

Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University

Interests

  social polcy program evaluation statistics

Joseph Straubhaar

Amon G. Carter Centennial Professor of Communication, Department of Radio-Television-Film

jdstraubhaar@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.5304  |  CMA 5.116

Education   

Ph.D., Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Interests

  global media and cultural theory; media and migration; digital media and the digital divide in the U.S. and other countries; global television production and flow

David Stuart

Linda and David Schele Professor of Mesoamerican Art and Writing, Department of Art and Art History and Department of Anthropology

davidstuart@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.232.2363  |  ART 1.412

Education   

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Interests

  Mesoamerican archaeology and epigraphy

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Jacqueline Toribio

Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese and Department of African & African Diaspora Studies

toribio@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.4936  |  BEN 3.150

Education   

Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests

  bilingualism and language contact; morphology; syntax; sociolinguistics; Caribbean studies; U.S. Latino and border studies

Gerald Torres

Bryant Smith Chair in Law, School of Law

gtorres@law.utexas.edu  |  512.232.1368  |  JON 6.219

Education   

LLM, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Interests

  critical race theory; agricultural and environmental law

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Rebecca M. Torres

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment

rebecca.torres@austin.utexas.edu  |  CLA 3.426

Education   

Ph.D., University of California at Davis

Interests

  migration; rural development; agriculture; gender; tourism; activist scholarship

John Turci-Escobar

Assistant Professor, School of Music

turci-escobar@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4993   |  MRH 3.832

Education   

Ph.D., Yale University

Interests

  music of Astor Piazzolla; Argentine tango

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Ann Twinam

Professor, Department of History

anntwinam@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.7213  |  GAR 2.114

Education   

Ph.D., Yale University

Interests

  colonial history; family history; women and gender; sexuality and illegitmacy in the 15th- through 18th-centuries

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Luis Urrieta, Jr.

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction

urrieta@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4129  |  SZB 528G

Education   

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Interests

  Latino studies; cultural and racial identities; agency as social and cultural practices; social movements and education

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Fred Valdez, Jr.

Professor, Department of Anthropology

fredv@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0060  |  SAC 4.162

Education   

Ph.D., Harvard University

Interests

  history of archaeological investigations in Central America; Mesoamerican prehistory

João H. Costa Vargas

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology and Department of African & African Diaspora Studies

costavargas@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.6591  |  GRG 234

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Interests

  race; politics; social inequality; cultural studies; social theory; African diaspora

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Andres Villarreal

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

avilla@prc.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8309  |  CLA 2.404B

Education   

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests

  internal and international migration; social inequality; violence; crime and deviance; development and Latin America; research methods

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Mariah D. Wade

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

m.wade@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4876  |  SAC 4.146

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  ethnohistory; archival research and methodologies; Native Americans in Texas, Mexico, and the greater southwest

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Peter Ward

C.B. Smith Sr. Centennial Chair in US-Mexico Relations, Department of Sociology, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, and Department of Geography and the Environment

peter.ward@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.6302  |  CLA 3.730, SRH 3.228

Education   

Ph.D., University of Liverpool

Interests

  Housing and governance in Mexico and Latin America

David C. Warner

Wilbur J. Cohen Professor in Health and Social Policy, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

david.warner@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.6277  |  SRH 3.242

Education   

Ph.D., Syracuse University

Interests

  economics; health policy; health finance

Amelia Weinreb

Lecturer, Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies

amy.weinreb@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.2204  |  CLA 4.412

Education   

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Interests

  Cuba's middle class; Jewish Latin America

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Kurt Weyland

Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Endowed Professor in Latin American Politics, Department of Government

kweyland@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.7253  |  BAT 4.126

Education   

Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests

  democratization; diffusion; social policy; populism; bounded rationality; market reform

Patricia Wilson

Professor, School of Architecture

patriciawilson@utexas.edu  |  512.471.0130  |  SUT 3.122

Education   

Ph. D., Cornell University

Interests

  civic engagement and dialogue; participatory planning; international development; community development; sustainable social development

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Robert H. Wilson

Mike Hogg Professor in Urban Policy, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

rwilson@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8947  |  SRH 3.232

Education   

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Interests

  decentralized policymaking; impact of technological change on urban and regional economies; urban policy; public policy

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Samuel M. Wilson

Professor, Department of Anthropology

s.wilson@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.1176  |  CLA 4.404

Education   

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests

  archaeology; historical anthropology; prehistoric contact

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Anthony C. Woodbury

Professor, Department of Linguistics and Department of Anthropology

woodbury@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.1701  |  CLA 4.728

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  Chatino linguisitcs and language preservation; documentation and preservation of endangered languages; grammatical analysis and theory

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Kenneth R. Young

Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment

kryoung@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.8311  |  CLA 3.422

Education   

Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Interests

  biogeography; landscape ecology; climate change; sustainability; tropical environments

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Emilio Zamora

Professor, Department of History

e.zamora@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.8706  |  GAR 2.104B

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  history of Mexicans in the U.S.; oral history and archival enterprise in Texas and northern Mexico

Affiliates

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Zoltan Barany

Frank C. Erwin, Jr. Centennial Professor, Department of Government

barany@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.7231  |  BAT 3.156

Education   

Ph.D., University of Virginia

Interests

  military politics and sociology, democratization, monarchies

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Paul Bonin Rodriguez

Assistant Professor, Department of Theatre & Dance

pbonrod@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.5310  |  WIN 2.304

Interests

  cultural policies, practices, and histories that inform artist sustainability in the U.S.; queer performance; performance by people of color

Isabella Cunningham

Ernest A. Sharpe Centennial Professor in Communication and Department Chair, Department of Advertising and IC2 Institute

isabella.cunningham@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8216  |  BMC 4.338A

Interests

  legal and ethical aspects of advertising and promotional communications; effect of political advertising on youths and minorities

Miguel J Ferguson

Associate Professor, School of Social Work

miguelf@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.232.5914  |  SSW 3.122B

Education   

Ph.D., University of Washington

Interests

  Latinos in the U.S.; impact of Latin American immigration on U.S. sociey and social policy; poverty, juvenile justice, and welfare reform evaluation

Homero Gil de Zuniga

Associate Professor, School of Journalism

hgz@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.6323  |  BMC 3.376

Education   

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Interests

  effects of new technologies and digital media over western democratic processes

Lawrence Gilbert

Professor, School of Biological Sciences

lgilbert@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.4705  |  PAT 440

Interests

  behavior, ecology, and evolution of passionvine butterflies (Heliconius)

Kate Gillespie

Associate Professor, Department of Marketing Administration and Department of Middle Eastern Studies

kate.gillespie@mccombs.utexas.edu  |  512.471.5438  |  CBA 7.258

Education   

Ph.D., London Business School

Interests

  international marketing; international business-government relations; business in developing countries

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John Morán González

Associate Professor, Department of English

jmgonzal@utexas.edu  |  512.471.8117  |  PAR 321

Education   

Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests

  Latina/o literature and literary history; Chicano/a literature; late nineteenth-century American literature; narrative theory; postcolonial studies

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Laura G Gutierrez

Associate Professor, Department of Theater & Dance

lauragutierrez@utexas.edu  |  512.232.2739   |  WIN 2.162

Education   

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Interests

  Blackness; post-revolutionary Mexican culture

Dean Hendrickson

Curator, Texas Memorial Museum and Texas Natural History Collections; Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences

deanhend@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.9774  |  PRC 176

Interests

  conservation, ecology, evolution, and biogeography of freshwater ecosystems

Adam Holzman

Parker C. Fielder Regents Professor in Music, Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music

aholzman@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.232.2077  |  MRH 5.268

Interests

  classical guitar performance

J. Richard Kyle

The Third Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Yager Professor, Department of Geological Sciences and Bureau of Economic Geology

rkyle@jsg.utexas.edu  |  512.471.4351  |  JGB 3.316D

Education   

Ph.D., University of Western Ontario

Interests

  geology; strata-controlled mineral resources; metals and industrial minerals exploration

Kathleen S. Mackie

Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing Administration

kate.mackie@mccombs.utexas.edu  |  512.288.3115  |  CBA 5.176M

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  marketing; market research; strategic and tactical planning; budget development

Stephen Magee

James L. Bayless/Enstar Corp. Chair in Business Administration, Department of Finance and Department of Economics

stephen.magee@mccombs.utexas.edu  |  512.471.5777  |  CBA 6.264

Education   

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Interests

  economics of intellectual property and industrial organization; legal systems on national economies; bioeconomics; international finance and trade

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Sofian Merabet

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology

sofian.merabet@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0057  |  SAC 5.164

Education   

Ph.D., Columbia University

Interests

  Arab Diaspora in South America/Socio-Cultural Theory/Psychoanalysis/Urban Studies/Gender Studies/Queer Theory/Muslim World, Europe, and South America

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Yolanda C. Padilla

Professor, School of Social Work

ypadilla@utexas.edu  |  512.471.6266  |  SSW 3.130K

Education   

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests

  health and inequalities; immigrants; Mexican/Latino social U.S.

Eric R. Pianka

Denton A. Cooley Centennial Professor, School of Biological Sciences

erp@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.7475  |  PAT 125

Education   

D.Sc., University of Western Australia

Interests

  population and community ecology; evolutionary ecology; species diversity; historical accident and biogeography; macrodescriptors

Jorge Pinon

Associate Director for Outreach, Geology Foundation

jrpinon@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4988  |  EPS 1.140

Interests

  energy policy

Francisco Polidoro

Associate Professor, Department of Management

francisco.polidoro@mccombs.utexas.edu  |  512.471.9187  |  CBA 4.258

Education   

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests

  knowledge management; social networks; strategic alliances; strategic management; technology and innovation management

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David Quinto-Pozos

Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics

davidqp@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.9030  |  CLA 4.714

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  signed language linguistics; Mexican Sign Language (LSM); interaction of language and gesture; developmental signed language disorders

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Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez

Associate Profesor, School of Journalism; Director, Voces Oral History Project

mrivas@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0405  |  BMC 3.120

Education   

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Interests

  U.S. Latinos; oral history projects

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Jill Robbins

Professor and Department Chair, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

jillrobbins@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.7284  |  BEN 2.116

Education   

Ph.D., University of Kansas

Interests

  20th century Spanish culture; Spanish poetry; trans-Atlantic studies; ethics; gender

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Michael J. Ryan

Clark Hubbs Regents Professor in Zoology, School of Biological Sciences

mryan@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.5078  |  PAT 107

Interests

  animal behavior; sexual selection and communication in frogs and fish

Beryl B. Simpson

C. L. Lundell Chair of Systematic Botany, School of Biological Sciences; Director, Plant Resources Center

beryl@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.7335  |  BIO 112

Education   

Ph. D., Harvard University

Interests

  systematics; biogeography; evolution of select legumes and Asteraceae

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David Sosa

Louann and Larry Temple Centennial Professor in the Humanities, Department of Philosophy

david_sosa@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.5284  |  WAG 316CV

Education   

Ph.D., Princeton University

Interests

  mind and language; ethics; metaphysics; epistemology; philosphy of language

Jose Felip Voloch

Professor, Department of Mathematics

voloch@math.utexas.edu  |  512.471.2674  |  RLM 9.122

Education   

Ph.D., Cambridge

Interests

  number theory; algebraic geometry

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Luis Zayas

Dean and Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy, School of Social Work

lzayas@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.1937  |  SSW 2.202

Education   

Ph.D., Columbia University

Interests

  family functioning; child-rearing; child and adolescent mental health in Latino families in the U.S. and Latin America

Visiting Faculty

Celio Bermann

Fulbright Visiting Professor, LLILAS

cbermann@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.2411  |  SRH 1.325

Education   

Ph.D., University of Campinas

Interests

  environmental energy systems fundamentals; resources and energy supply; policy analysis of energy and environmental issues

Raquel Padilla Ramos

Lozano Long Visiting Professor, LLILAS

rpadillaramos@msn.com  |  512.232.2421  |  SRH 1.324

Education   

Ph.D., University of Hamburg, Germany

Interests

  diasporic indigenous studies; Yaqui culture and history

Emeritus Faculty

Hans W. Baade

Hugh Lamar Stone Chair Emeritus in Civil Law, School of Law

hbaade@law.utexas.edu  |  512.232.1347  |  JON 5.262

Jacqueline Barnitz

Professor Emeritus, Department of Art & Art History

barnitz@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.232.2319  |  DFA 2.118

Harry Cleaver, Jr.

Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics

hmcleave@eco.utexas.edu  |  512.475.8535  |  BRB 3.162

Education   

Ph.D., Stanford University

Mercedes Lynn De Uriarte

Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Journalism

merlyn@utexas.edu  |  512.471.1979  |  BMC 3.364

Education   

Ph.D. in American Studies, Yale

Interests

  U.S. press crisis coverage of Latin American events; latinos in media and culture; comparative crisis coverage; Central America; Latin American journalism

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Enrique H. Fierro

Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

efierro@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4522  |  MEZ 4.138

Interests

  teaching culture in the foreign language classroom; language teaching and technology; creation of pedagogical materials; foreign language education methodologies; second language acquisition

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William Glade

Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics

gladew@att.net  |  512.471.3211

Amarante Lucero

Professor Emeritus, Department of Theatre and Dance

alucero@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.5340  |  WIN 2.162

Interests

  automated lighting; cyberspace; using the digital world in design and production

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Joel F. Sherzer

Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology

jsherzer@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8516  |  EPS 1.206

Education   

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Interests

  linguistics

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Carlos A. Sole

Professor Emeritus, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

carolus@mail.utexas.edu


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