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UT Faculty Experts Offer Insight on Immigration and the Border Crisis

Although immigration and border security issues have been heavily debated for years, the debate about U.S. policy and the current border crisis has dominated the media landscape in recent weeks, especially in Texas. Experts from across all disciplines at The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety of…   » Continue Reading

UT Austin Faculty Experts to Discuss Galveston Bay Oil Spill

As crews work to clean up oil from Saturday’s fuel leak in Galveston Bay, Texas experts offer insight into ramifications of spills for companies and the general public. Specialists on petroleum production, Texas wildlife, environmental law and policy from The University of Texas at Austin are available to help evaluate the incident and broader energy issues…   » Continue Reading

UT Austin Faculty Offer Insight into SXSW Tragedy

As Austin, the nation and the international community mourn the tragic automobile accident at SXSW early Thursday morning, several faculty experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to help members of the media better understand issues raised by the incident. This list will likely be expanded. Please check back for the latest…   » Continue Reading

Primary Election 2014 Expert Guide

During Tuesday’s joint primary elections, voters across the state will cast ballots for the high profile positions of governor, attorney general, railroad commissioner and others. Candidates have been addressing pressing public issues such as religious freedom, taxes and Obamacare. Experts at The University of Texas at Austin who are engaged in the state’s political and…   » Continue Reading

Experts Available to Discuss Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

AUSTIN, Texas — A massive explosion at a fertilization plant rocked the small town of West, Texas, late Wednesday night, sending more than 150 people to area hospitals and leaving a yet-unknown number of fatalities. The University of Texas at Austin has a wide variety of experts available with backgrounds ranging from disaster preparedness and…   » Continue Reading

Experts on Hugo Chavez’s Death from The University of Texas

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the leading institutions in the world for Latin American studies. It has a wide variety of experts available with backgrounds ranging from politics to energy policy to sociology, who can provide necessary context on the recent death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.

UT Austin Experts for Issues in the 83rd Texas Legislative Session

As the 83rd Texas Legislature convenes, experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss and analyze a range of topics to be addressed this legislative session.

Election 2012 Expert Guide

African American Issues Eric McDaniel Associate Professor, Department of Government 512-232-7268 emcdaniel@mail.utexas.edu McDaniel's research areas include religion and politics, African-American politics and organizational behavior. His work targets how and why African-American religious institutions choose to become involved in political matters. In addition, his work targets the role of religious institutions in shaping African-American political behavior.…   » Continue Reading

Arab Spring Expert Guide

Cultural and Political Revolution Samer Ali Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern Studies 512-471-3881 saali@mail.utexas.edu Ali teaches courses on Arabic literature, art, culture and politics. He is interested in Islamic religion, Quran, women and gender in Islam, and Arabo-Islamic history and civilization. He is available to discuss how the Arab Spring uprisings have shifted the…   » Continue Reading

Experts Available to Talk About Research Related to Breast Cancer and Health Literacy

October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Health Literacy Month. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on detecting and coping with breast cancer, as well as research that may improve health literacy and enable people to make informed decisions about their overall health and help lower health care…   » Continue Reading