Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

LLILAS Faculty


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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; globalization


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Alfonso Gonzales

Assistant Professor, LLILAS and Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

alfonso.gonzales@austin.utexas.edu |
512.471.0151 |
SRH 1.321

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Interests: Latino and Latin American politics; immigration policy; policing; deportation; human rights; asylum; migration; social movements; neoliberalism; political economy; neo-Gramscian theory


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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: Urban Brazil; racialized geographies; visual culture; cultural theory


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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 4.104; 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


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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


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C.J. Alvarez

Assistant Professor, Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

cjalvarez@austin.utexas.edu |
512.475.6768

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests: U.S.-Mexico border; U.S.-Mexico relations; police history; contraband


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-Martínez

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., 1998, Hispanic Languages and Literatures, 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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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


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Timothy Beach

C. B. Smith, Sr., Centennial Chair, Department of Geography & the Environment

beacht@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.2064 |
CLA 3.502

Education: Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Interests: Physical geography; soils; geomorphology; geoarchaeology; paleo-climate; paleo-ecology


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


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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; law and politics; 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

Education: Ph.D., University of Florida

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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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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Juan J. Colomina-Almiñana

Assistant Professor, Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

Colomina-Alminana_Juan@austin.utexas.edu |
51.471.4053 |
BUR 574

Education: Ph.D., University of La Laguna (Tenerife, Spain)

Interests: Sociolinguistics; language contact; language rights; indigenous and endangered languages; pragmatics; semantics; logic; philosophy of language; philosophy of mind; meta-metaphysics; grounding


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R. Alan Covey

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

r.alan.covey@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.2084 |
CLA 4.406

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Interests: Inca empire; early Colonial Peru; Andean prehistory; dynamics of ancient empires


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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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Luis Cárcamo-Huechante

Associate Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

carcamohuechante@austin.utexas.edu |
BEN 3.146

Education: PhD, 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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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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Héctor Domínguez-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


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Ariel Dulitzky

Clinical Professor, School of Law; Director, Human Rights Clinic; Co-Director, KBH Center for Latin American 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@austin.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


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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

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

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

Education: Ph.D., Harvard University

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


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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; Pre-Columbian; 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


Lauren Gulbas

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

laurengulbas@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.4418 |
SWB 3.130M

Interests: Medical anthropology; culture and mental health; women and gender studies


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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., 2002, History, University of Michigan

Interests: Transnational history; sport history; urban history; Caribbean/African Diaspora history


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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


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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., 1996, Anthropology, 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

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

Education: Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests: Race relations; multiculturalism; 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 language for professional purposes; technology in foreign language education; Portuguese and Spanish 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: Adaptive dynamics of agriculture and cultural landscapes, regional identities and mapping, modernization in the context of historical cultural ecology, history of thought, Andes


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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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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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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Danny Law

Assistant Profesor, Department of Linguistics

dannylaw@austin.utexas.edu |
CLA 4.432

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Historical linguistics; language contact; Mayan languages; writing systems


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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

Gale Family Foundation Professor in Jewish Arts and Culture; 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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Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach

Professor and Chair, Department of Geography & the Environment; Fellow of the C.B. Smith, Sr. Centennial chair in U.S.-Mexico Relations #2

slbeach@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.1583 |
CLA 3.718

Education: Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Minneapolis

Interests: Geoarchaeology; hydrology and water quality; geomorphology; spatial statistics; gender, science, and human rights


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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., 2004, History, 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: Critical Indigenous Studies; Latin American Colonial Literatures; Ethnohistory (Nahuatl Studies); Decolonizing Methodologies; Environmental Humanities


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@austin.utexas.edu |
512.471.0373 |
MBE 3.210

Education: Ph.D., 1995, Music, The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Music; expressive culture; race; hybridity; diaspora


Deborah K. Palmer

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction

debpalmer@austin.utexas.edu |
SZB 440E

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests: Bilingual/bicultural education in Texas and the U.S.; Antigua, Guatemala study abroad


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


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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


Erin Rodriguez

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology

erodriguez@austin.utexas.edu |
512.471.0283 |
SZB 254E

Education: Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Interests: Pediatric chronic illness and health disparities; observational assessment of family communication; developmental processes in stress and coping; linguistic and cultural factors in mental health


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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


Victoria Rodríguez

Ashbel Smith Professor of Public Affairs, LBJ School

victoria@austin.utexas.edu |
512.475.8620 |
SRH 3.229

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests: Governance; democratization and political change in Latin America and Mexico; gender and politics in Latin America


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Sonia Roncador

Associate Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese; Faculty Chair, Brazil Center Faculty Committee

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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César 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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Roxanne Schroeder-Arce

Assistant Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance

roxanne@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.7345 |
WIN B104H

Education: MFA, The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Culturally responsive theater education; Latino/a theater for young audiences


Sandro Sessarego

Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

sandrosessarego@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.2283 |
BEN 3.138

Education: Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Interests: Contact linguistics; sociolinguistics; Afro-Hispanic languages of the Americas


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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., Cultural and Social Anthropology, Stanford University

Interests: Performance; racial formation; the Black body; violence; Black women and transnational struggle; Black liberation and resistance in the Americas (particularly 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

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Davis

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 polIcy 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


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David Stuart

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

davidstuart@austin.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., 1993, Linguistics, Cornell University

Interests: Bilingualism and language contact; morphology; syntax; sociolinguistics; Caribbean studies; U.S. Latino and border studies


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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; Faculty Chair, Mexican Center Faculty Committee

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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Mariah D. Wade

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

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

Education: Ph.D., 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 # 1 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, Latin America, and Texas


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


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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

Mike Hogg Professor in Liberal Arts, 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


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Jennifer M. Wilks

Associate Professor, Department of English and African & African American Diaspora Studies

jmwilks@austin.utexas.edu |
512.471.8702 |
PAR 329

Education: Ph.D., 2003, Cornell University

Interests: Comparative African American and Caribbean literature; contemporary African diasporic literature; Caribbean women's writing; apocalyptic narratives


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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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


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


Diane B Ginsburg

Clinical Professor, College of Pharmacy

diane.ginsburg@austin.utexas.edu |
PHR 5.112N

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Pharmacy law; professional ethics


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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


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 of Earth resources; metals and industrial minerals exploration and evaluation; minerals resources, society, and the environment; natural building materials; geologic evolution of southern North America


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

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.


Rajeev Patel

Research Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs

rajpatel@utexas.edu |
SRH 3.225

Education: Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests: Food systems; peasant movements


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


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Jorge Piñon

Director, Latin America and Caribbean Energy Program; Interim Director, Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy, Jackson School of Geosciences

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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Michael Rivera

Assistant Professor, Department of Government and Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

michaelrivera@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.1445 |
MEZ 3.128

Education: Ph.D., University of California, San Diego


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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@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; philosophy 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


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


Harley L Browning

Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology

harleybwaldib@yahoo.com

Education: Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley


Harry Cleaver, Jr.

Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics

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


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


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Lawrence Graham

Professor Emeritus, Department of Government

l.graham@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Florida

Interests: Public policy, development policy, and management in Latin America (Brazil and Mexico)


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Frederick G Hensey

Professor Emeritus, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

f.hensey@austin.utexas.edu

Interests: Language contact; code switching; translation; interpretation theory


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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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


Henry A. Selby

Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology

henryselby@sbcglobal.net

Education: Ph.D., Stanford

Interests: Social organization; economic anthropology; development studies


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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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Nicolas Shumway

Professor Emeritus, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

Education: Ph.D.-Spanish Language and Literature, University of California, Los Angeles

Interests: Spanish-American literature; intellectual history


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Carlos A. Sole

Professor Emeritus, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

carolus@mail.utexas.edu



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