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Mary  Adams
Mary Adams, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Nursing

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-9091
E-mail: mladams@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Breast cancer screening, family and minority women health issues
Charles Anderson
Charles Anderson, B.A. in Dance, Cornell University; M.F.A. in Choreography, Temple University
Associate Professor of African American and African Diasporic Dance with a courtesy appointment in the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies
Department of Theatre and Dance
College of Fine Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3467
E-mail: charles.o.anderson@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
African Diaspora and African American (Black) vernacular and concert dance history, Black dance aesthetics, Afrocentric dance pedagogy, choreography and dance composition, contemporary dance, Afrofuturism, critical race theory in dance
Germine Awad
Germine Awad, PhD
Assistant Professor
Educational Psychology
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0526
E-mail: gigi.awad@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
My research interests include attitude development and expression in the following areas: prejudice and discrimination, ethnic and racial identity (with a focus on Arabs and African Americans), acculturation, immigration, and attitudes toward affirmative action beneficiaries. In addition, I also study the psychological antecedents of minority standardized test performance as well as issues related to culturally relevant research methodology. More recently, I have also been working on a project assessing the relationship between racial identity and body image for African American women.
 
Keisha Bentley, PhD
Assistant Professor
Educational Psychology
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-2755
E-mail: keisha.bentley@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
My research examines the processes by which young people understand their cultural selves and how this meaning making influences relationships, academic achievement, well-being and a sense of social responsibility. I have a strong belief that research should provide the theoretical framework and empirical evidence to guide practice and intervention. Using an action-research approach, I explore resiliency and cultural competence in the context of 1) the processes of racial socialization, 2) community vs. individual investment in the Black community, 3) risk and protective factors in coping with racism and 4) class and upward mobility.
Daina  Berry
Daina Berry , Ph.D.
Associate Professor
History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4310
E-mail: drb@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
19th century American history, comparative slavery, and Southern history, with a particular emphasis on the role of gender, labor, family, and economy among the enslaved.
Keffrelyn Brown
Keffrelyn Brown, PhD
Assistant Professor
Curriculum and Instruction: Cultural Studies in Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-4257
E-mail: keffrelyn@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
African American students; teacher knowledge and beliefs; curriculum development and theory; underserved student populations; sociocultural knowledge; multicultural studies
Anthony Brown
Anthony Brown, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Curriculum and Instruction - Social Studies Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-3902
E-mail: anthony.brown25@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Mounira Charrad
Mounira Charrad, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Departments of Sociology and Middle Eastern Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-6311; 512-471-1122
E-mail: charrad@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Gender; Womens Rights; Islam and Family Law; States and Citizenship; Middle East; North Africa; political sociology; development; and comparative historical methodology
Kevin Cokley
Kevin Cokley, PhD
Professor
Educational Psychology: Counseling Psychology
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7498
E-mail: kevin.cokley@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Racial and ethnic identity development; factors that impact academic achievement of African American students; academic self-concept; academic motivation; multicultural psychology and issues of race, ethnicity and culture; Afrocentric/African-centered psychology; impact of religiosity and spirituality on various psychological outcomes; multicultural counseling
Kerry Cook
Kerry Cook, Ph.D. North Carolina State University
Professor
Department of Geological Sciences
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 7931
E-mail: kc@jsg.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Climate dynamics, atmospheric dynamics, global climate change, paleoclimate, climate and weather of Africa and South America, climate system modeling, global warming
James Denbow
James Denbow, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8512
E-mail: jdenbow@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Archaeology; anthropology; African history; African cultures; African languages; Kalahari desert; Congo prehistory; southern African socieites; African Iron Age and Neolithic studies; Great Zimbabwe and its development
Edwin Dorn
Edwin Dorn, Ph.D.
Professor
LBJ School of Public Affairs

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3200
E-mail: eddorn@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
International affairs; national security/ defense policy; human resources policy (especially military personnel); civil rights/ race relations; policy making (especially the executive branch); federal education policy; African politics, business
Veit  Erlmann
Veit Erlmann, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Fine Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-2092
E-mail: erlmann@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Ethnomusicology; African culture
William Forbath
William Forbath, Ph.D.
Professor
History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 1326
E-mail: wforbath@mail.law.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Constitutional history, legal history, social and economic rights in courts, social movements of Africa, Texas low-income housing
Kevin Foster
Kevin Foster, PhD
Assistant Professor
Curriculum and Instruction: Cultural Studies in Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-8586
E-mail: kmfoster@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
African American student achievement; intersection of sports and academics; impact of race and gender on student academic outcomes; cultural theory in education
 
Jennifer Fuller, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Radio-TV-Film
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4571
E-mail: jfuller@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Television; docudramas, based-on-a-true-story television, historical films; reality TV; race and the media; race and national identity; whiteness; gender and TV; cable TV; the history of TV; and the TV industry.
Laurie Green
Laurie Green, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7245
E-mail: lbgreen@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Civil Rights Movement; Social Movements; Politics of race and gender; American South
Frank Guridy
Frank Guridy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7267
E-mail: fguridy@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Cuba and African-Americans; African Diaspora in Latin American and the Caribbean; U.S. presence in Latin America; Afro-Diasporic Encounters between Cubans and U.S. Americans of African descent in the twentieth century; racialization in the Spanish-speaking Caribbean, hemispheric cultural history, transnational history
Louis Harrison
Louis Harrison, PhD
Associate Professor
Curriculum and Instruction: Physical Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-4785
E-mail: lharrison@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Race and culture in physical activity and sport; identity development patterns of African Americans
Jennifer Hazen
Jennifer Hazen
Research Fellow
Office of the Vice President for Research

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-6151
E-mail: jmhazen@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
U.S. Foreign Policy
Clement Henry
Clement Henry, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Government
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-7210 or 512-471-5121
E-mail: chenry@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Political economy; comparative politics; Middle East and North Africa - esp. Algeria Egypt Morocco Tunisia; politics of international oil; Islamic financial systems; commercial banking systems in the MENA; business, economics & labor.
 
Martin Jackson, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
Bureau of Economic Geology
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-9548
E-mail: martin.jackson@beg.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Salt tectonics thin-skinned deformation and related petroleum traps; structural analysis and seismic interpretation of sedimentary tectonics; experimental modeling; environment & earth science; oil and gas.
John  Kappelman
John Kappelman, Ph.D.
Professor
Anthropology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0055
E-mail: jkappelman@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Evolutionary history of primates and especially hominoid evolution and hominid origins, paleoecology, functional morphology, stratigraphy, paleomagnetism, and computer imaging
Eric McDaniel
Eric McDaniel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Government
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 5112-232-7268
E-mail: emcdaniel@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
African American politics; faith and religion; churches and political activism; race, elections and political behavior.
 
Karl Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7257
E-mail: karlmiller@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
United States cultural and intellectual history, comparative race and ethnicity, African-American history, ethnomusicology, corporate and cultural globalization, folk culture, the history of anthropology and folkloric studies, tourism, recording technology, intellectual property, labor and business history.
 
Leonard Moore, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7245
E-mail: leonardmoore@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Modern African American History; black urban history; intersection of race, sport, and hip-hop
Robin Moore
Robin Moore, PhD
Professor of Ethnomusicology
Butler School of Music
College of Fine Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 0373
E-mail: robin.moore@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
His principal research interests include music, nationalism and socialism, historical ethnomusicology,music and race relations,popular music and socialist art aesthetics.
Tasha Philpot
Tasha Philpot, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Government
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-3681
E-mail: tphilpot@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
African American politics; race; political communication; presidential election; voter behavior.
 
Paula Poindexter , Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1971
E-mail: paula.poindexter@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Newspaper and television journalism, including audience, content and diversity in coverage, and leadership and management in the industry; the relationship African-Americans, women and youth have with the news; ethics in research methodologies in the media; media framing; polling, specifically the validity and interpretation of election polls; news coverage of presidential elections; women and young voters.
Richard Reddick
Richard Reddick, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor
Educational Administration
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-8587
E-mail: richard.reddick@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Mark Regnerus
Mark Regnerus, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-6307
E-mail: regnerus@prc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Sociology of Religion; Family; Adolescence; Sexuality; HIV/AIDS in Africa; Human Motivation
 
Timothy Shanahan, Ph.D. Geosciences, University of Arizona
Assistant Professor
Department of Geological Sciences
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 232-7051
E-mail: tshanahan@jsg.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, paleolimnology, ancient climate, climate change, sedimentary geology and geochemistry, organic geochemistry, isotope geochemistry, compound-specific stable isotope analysis
 
James Sidbury, Ph.D.
Profesor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7225
E-mail: sidbury@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Social and cultural history of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century America; early African American history.
 
Shirley Thompson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of American Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: s.thompson@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
African American and African Diaspora Studies; Nineteenth Century US Cultural History; Law and Literature; Slavery and Post-Emancipation Cultures; Cultural Memory
Juliet E. K. Walker
Juliet E. K. Walker, Ph.D.
Professor of History
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5581
E-mail: jekwalker@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
African American history; Antebellum Slavery; Black Business History and Political Economy; Black Intellectual history; African American Women''''''''s history; Oprah Winfrey.


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