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Robert Abzug
Robert Abzug, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of American Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7240
E-mail: zug@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
History of religion in America; History of psychology in America; Reform and social movements; History of the Holocaust; Jewish studies
Kamran Aghaie
Kamran Aghaie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Middle Eastern Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-6400
E-mail: kamranaghaie@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Islamic studies; Shi''''ism; modern Iranian history and modern Middle Eastern history; world history; historiography; religious studies; nationalism; gender studies and economic history
Kamran Ali
Kamran Ali, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 7531
E-mail: asdar@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Gender, health, development, labor history, political movements (including Islamic groups) and urban social history in the Middle East and South Asia
Samer Ali
Samer Ali, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Arabic Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-6467
E-mail: saali@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Arabic literature, art, culture, politics; Islamic religion, Quran, women and gender in Islam; Arabo-Islamic history and civilization.
Anthony Alofsin
Anthony Alofsin, Ph.D.
Roland G. Roessner Centennial Professor in Architecture
School of Architecture

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8156
E-mail: alofsin@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Modern architecture; history of architecture; history of art; Frank Lloyd Wright
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
Jay Banner
Jay Banner, Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1986
Director, Environmental Science Institute
Geological Sciences
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5016
E-mail: banner@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Groundwater; water resources; earth system history; climate change; global warming; carbonate and groundwater geochemistry; environmental science; environmental education; caves; conservation; natural resources.
Janine Barchas
Janine Barchas , Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of English
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-8379
E-mail: barchas@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Eighteenth-century literature and culture; the British novel; book history; textual studies; Jane Austen; early fiction by women.
 
Adan Benavides, M.A.
Professional Librarian


CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-495-4588
E-mail: a.benavides@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Texas history prior to 1836; archival and manuscript collections on Mexico and the U.S. Southwest (especially Texas); colonial Mexican history
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.
Deborah Bolnick
Deborah Bolnick, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Department of Anthropology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7532
E-mail: deborah.bolnick@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Molecular anthropology, ancient DNA studies, human biological variation, race, population genetics, Native American prehistory, anthropology of science, DNA ancestry testing
Pascale Bos
Pascale Bos, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Germanic Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-6373
E-mail: pascale.r.bos@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
20th-century comparative Western European and U.S. literature; cultural studies, gender and memory; Holocaust; modern Dutch and modern Jewish literature and culture; ethnic minorities in Europe; cultural memory, trauma, race and gender.
Oren Bracha
Oren Bracha, LLB, SJD
Professor
School of Law

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 232-9325
E-mail: obracha@law.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Intellectual property, cyberlaw, legal history and legal theory.
H.W.  Brands
H.W. Brands, Ph.D.
Dickson Allen Anderson Centennial Professor of History and Government
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7238
E-mail: hwbrands@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
U.S. history; American presidents; Franklin Roosevelt; Andrew Jackson; Woodrow Wilson; Benjamin Franklin; the Cold War.
Jonathan Brown
Jonathan Brown, Ph.D.
Professor of History
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7218
E-mail: jcbrown@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Latin American economic and labor history; the Mexican and Cuban Revolutions; Argentina; Fidel Castro
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
Erika Bsumek
Erika Bsumek, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7253
E-mail: ebsumek@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Native American History, Navajo arts and crafts, labeling of Indian made goods, History of the U.S. West and American Southwest; Modern Western urban/rural development including how large-scale engineering projects such dams, highways, and suburbs transformed the Western landscape/environment. She also specializes in the study of the consumption of Native American artifacts.
Karl Butzer
Karl Butzer, D.Sc
Professor
Department of Geography and The Environment
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512.328.3255
E-mail: karl.butzer@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Geoarchaeology and Environmental History; Indigenous maps, Architecture, and Enculturation in Colonial Mexico; Landscape, Society and Meaning; Research and Issues in Geography
 
Jorge Canizares-Esguerra
Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7202
E-mail: canizares-esguerra@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Early Modern Atlantic History; History of Science and Colonialism; History of Knowledge; Colonial Spanish and British America.
Charlotte Canning
Charlotte Canning, PhD
Frank C. Erwin, Jr. Centennial Professor in Drama
Department of Theatre and Dance
College of Fine Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: charlottecanning@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
US theatre history, Broadway, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, historiography, feminist theatre, theatre and American society, historical entertainment industry.
Michael Charlesworth
Michael Charlesworth, Ph.D.
Professor
Art and Art History
College of Fine Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 232-2345
E-mail: mick@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
History of landscape gardens, Nineteenth Century European Art, History of Photography, Life and works of Derek Jarman
 
David Crew, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7232
E-mail: dfcrew@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
The history of popular culture and consumerism in twentieth-century Germany and Europe; the history and politics of memory; the visual history of Germany in the twentieth century, with a specific focus upon photographic representations.
Elizabeth Cullingford
Elizabeth Cullingford, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of the English Department
Department of English
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4991
E-mail: cullingford@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Irish literature, politics and culture; Modern poetry, Women''''s Studies; Drama and Film; Shakespeare; W.B. Yeats, representations of only children, and representations of clerical child abuse.
 Marjorie   Curry Woods
Marjorie Curry Woods, Ph.D.
Professor
English
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8380
E-mail: marjoriewoods@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Medieval Latin literature and manuscripts; history of rhetoric; history of premodern pedagogy; use of historical exercises in the modern classroom
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
 
Yoav Di-Capua, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7259
E-mail: ydi@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Modern Arab Intellectual History
 
Robert Divine, Ph.D.
George W. Littlefield Professor Emeritus in American History
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-258-6067
E-mail: rdivine@austin.rr.com

EXPERTISE
Twentieth century American foreign policy; history of the American presidency
Robin Doughty
Robin Doughty, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Department of Geography and The Environment
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-1591
E-mail: rdoughty@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Environmental history; Texas geography; wildlife history and conservation; bird protection
Robert  Dull
Robert Dull, Ph.D
Senior Research Fellow
Environmental Science Institute
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: robdull@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Paleoecology; environmental impacts of land use change; climate change; deforestation; fire history; natural hazards; geoarchaeology; Central America; the Holocene Epoch; the Anthropocene Epoch; global warming
 
Carolyn Eastman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7263
E-mail: ceastman@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
The cultural, social, and intellectual history of early America with a focus on gender and political culture; Atlantic history; the comparative study of women, gender and sexuality; the history of nationalisms; and the study of oral, print and visual media, and their reception.
Sherry Field
Sherry Field, PhD
Associate Dean for Teacher Education, Student Affairs, and Administration
Curriculum and Instruction
Office of the Vice President for Research

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-1470
E-mail: sherry_field@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Curriculum history; oral history; social studies curriculum and teaching; children?s thinking and historical thinking; teachers as school leaders; teacher preparation
Richard Flores
Richard Flores, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-9209
E-mail: flores@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Cultural theory; anthropology of performance; folklore and expressive culture; Mexican American history and culture; Mexican American studies; critical theory; public history of the Alamo; race and ethnicity; critical race theory; cultural citizenship; cultural studies
 
Roy Flukinger, M.A.
Senior Curator
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-9124
E-mail: fluke@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Photography; history of photography; photography and the humanities; art & art history; photohistory; photography & fine arts; photojournalism; photographic preservation; visual communications; history of film & cinema; library science; management of visual archives
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
 
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.
 
Patricia Galloway, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Information

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-9220
E-mail: galloway@ischool.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Informational retrieval, archives, historical documentation
David Gracy II
David Gracy II, Ph.D.
Governor Bill Daniel Professor in Archival Enterprise
School of Information

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3892; (CCR) 512-471-8291
E-mail: gracy@gslis.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Archival administration, records management, preservation administration; issues relating to broad domain of documentary heritage of civilization; Texas history (various periods)
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
Ian Hancock
Ian Hancock, Ph.D.
Professor of Linguistics
Department of Linguistics
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-7684
E-mail: xulaj@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Romani (Gypsy) language (origins, history, civil rights movement); creolization of language; English (dialects, history, spread overseas)
 
Glynn Harmon, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Information

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3972
E-mail: gharmon@gslis.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Information science; cognition; biomedical informatics; information economics; information management; information networks; aviation history; flight dynamics
Mary Kay Hemenway
Mary Kay Hemenway, Ph.D.
Research Associate and Senior Lecturer
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1309
E-mail: marykay@astro.as.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Astronomy; astronomy education; history of astronomy; science education
John Hoberman
John Hoberman, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Germanic Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-6368
E-mail: hoberman@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
European cultural and intellectual history with special interests in Sportwissenschaft and the history of ideas about race; Scandanavian studies; Norwegian language instruction; history of Jewish racial folklore; Olympics; Sports doping
Michael Holleran
Michael Holleran, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Architecture

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-3792
E-mail: holleran@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Historic preservation, urban development, history of water, canals and ditches
 
John Huehnerguard, Ph.D.
Professor
Middle Eastern Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7081
E-mail: huehnergard@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Semitic languages and linguistics; historical linguistics; writing systems; ancient Near Eastern history
Thomas Hunt
Thomas Hunt, J.D. and Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Kinesiology and Health Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0994
E-mail: thomas_m_hunt@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Sport policy, law, and history; international relations; international politics and diplomacy; drugs and doping in sport; the Olympic Movement.
Charles Jackson
Charles Jackson, Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1998
Research Scientist
Institute for Geophysics
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0401
E-mail: charles@ig.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Climate change, global warming, abrupt climate change, climate models, climate predictions, uncertainties in climate models and predictions, climate history, bayesian stochastic inversion
Calvin Johnson
Calvin Johnson, J.D.
Professor
School of Law

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-1306
E-mail: chjohnson@law.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Federal tax law; constitutional law; accounting; business, economics & labor.
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
Nancy Kwallek
Nancy Kwallek, Ph.D.
Gene Edward Mikeska Endowed Chair for Interior Design
School of Architecture

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-6249
E-mail: n.kwallek@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Interior design, human behavior and design, history and theory of design, interior environments
 
J. Richard Kyle, Ph.D.
The Third Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Yager Professor
Department of Geological Sciences and Bureau of Economic Geology
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4351
E-mail: rkyle@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Texas; geology; mineral resources
Janice Leoshko
Janice Leoshko, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
College of Fine Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7757
E-mail: jleoshko@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Asian art history; Asian culture; Indian and Tibetan religions, Arts & Humanities.
Al Martinich
Al Martinich, Ph.D.
Roy Allison Vaughan Centennial Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6770
E-mail: martinich@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
History of political philosophy, Hobbes, Locke, Hume, philosophy of language, medieval philosophy, Philosophy of language; history of political philosophy; philosophy of religion; seventeenth century England
 
John McKiernan-Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-745-4245
E-mail: tulua@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
The intersection of public health, civil rights and transnational social movements; 19th and 20th popular mobilization and American public health policies at the Mexican border; race and cross-border labor politics; and Latino public history
Jeffrey Meikle
Jeffrey Meikle, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of American Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-2166
E-mail: meikle@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
20th century U.S. cultural history; history of design; history of technology; history of plastics; history of architecture; Arts & Humanities
Susan Mickey
Susan Mickey
Profesor
Department of Theatre and Dance
College of Fine Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-5323
E-mail: msmickey@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Costume Design for Theatre, television and Film, Costume History, Professional Career Planning
 
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.
G. Howard Miller
G. Howard Miller, Ph.D.
Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7212
E-mail: hmiller@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Religion and culture; Jesus in popular culture; History of religion in America; Ben Hur.
 
Gail Minault , Ph.D.
Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7214
E-mail: gminault@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
19th and 20th century history of India, including religion and politics, intellectual and social history, and women''s movements.
Lisa Moore
Lisa Moore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of English
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1837
E-mail: llmoore@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
LGBT literature and culture, women writers, feminism, 18th-century British and American literature, landscape and garden history, poetry.
Steven Moore
Steven Moore, Ph.D.
Bartlett Cocke Regents Professor in Architecture
School of Architecture

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0184
E-mail: samoore@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Sustainable architecture; science and technology studies; politics of technology; philosophy of technology; history of technology
 
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
Alexander Mourelatos
Alexander Mourelatos, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy and Classics
Department of Philosophy
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6749
E-mail: apdm@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Ancient Philosophy, Early Greek Science, Linguistic Theory, Modern Greek Studies
J. Patrick Olivelle
J. Patrick Olivelle, Ph.D.
Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities
Department of Asian Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5811
E-mail: jpo@uts.cc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
History of Sanskrit Literature; Law and Society in India; Methods in Study of Religion; Sanskrit Culture; History of Hindu Religious Traditions; Ancient to Medieval Indian cultural history.
David Oshinsky
David Oshinsky, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7230
E-mail: oshinsky@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
20th Century U.S. political and cultural history
Thomas Palaima
Thomas Palaima, Ph.D.
Robert M. Armstrong Centennial Professor of Classics
Department of Classics
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471-5742
E-mail: tpalaima@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Higher education; University of Texas athletics; university affairs; War; Contemporary social values; Bob Dylan; Greek history; Linear B and ancient writing systems; History of writing and administration; Aegean scripts and prehistory
Guy Raffa
Guy Raffa, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of French & Italian
Department of French and Italian
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5531
E-mail: guyr@uts.cc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Dante Studies, medieval Italian literature and culture, digital humanities, history and philosophy of science, Italo Calvino and Umberto Eco, 20th century Italian fiction; Medieval Italian literature.
 
Charles Ramirez Berg, Ph.D.
University Distinguished Teaching Professor
Radio-TV-Film
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-9925
E-mail: ramberg@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Film history, Latino images in film, Mexican cinema, screenwriting, narration in film and world cinema, film criticism, stereotyping.
 
Penne Restad, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5236
E-mail: restad@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
American social and cultural history, with particular interest in the history of American holidays, public ritual, consumer culture, and national identity; the formation of American cultural identities and behaviors; the intersection of gift and money economies in the late 19th century.
 
Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0405
E-mail: mrivas@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Journalism; the intersection of oral history and journalism; Latinos and the news media, both as producers of news and as consumers; U.S. Latinos & Latinas of the World War II generation; diversity in the news media, National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Cinthia Salinas
Cinthia Salinas, Ed.D.
Associate Professor
Curriculum and Instruction
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-3539
E-mail: cssalinas@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Sahotra Sarkar
Sahotra Sarkar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5293
E-mail: sarkar@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Philosopy of science; history of science; mathematical genetics; conservation biology; environmental ethics; Arts & Humanities; communication.
Elizabeth Scala
Elizabeth Scala, Ph.D
Associate Professor of English
Department of English
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8375
E-mail: scala@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Chaucer; the history of Chaucer studies; the textual environments of medieval literature; Medieval Literature; Medieval Romance; Bibliography and Textual Studies; Literary Theory; Women, Gender, and Literature;
Thomas Schatz
Thomas Schatz, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-5987
E-mail: tschatz@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Film and television history and criticism; media industry studies (history, economics, etc.); Hollywood studios and the ''studio system''; film genre
 
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.
Mark Smith
Mark Smith
Associate Professor
American Studies and History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7277
E-mail: mcsmith@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
American cultural history of alcohol and drugs; History of addiction research; American cultural and intellectual history; American social thought and social sciences
Jeffrey Chipps Smith
Jeffrey Chipps Smith, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Fine Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7757
E-mail: chipps@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Art history; culture of Northern Europe 1350-1700, Arts & Humanities.
 
Denise Spellberg, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7202
E-mail: dams@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Medieval Islamic history, religion, and gender, Islamic historiography, and Islam in Europe and America.
Michael Stoff
Michael Stoff, Ph.D.
Director, Plan II Honors Program
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1442
E-mail: mbstoff@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
American history; the presidency, World War II; Normandy scholars; Honors programs, Plan II
Edward Theriot
Edward Theriot, Ph.D.
Jane and Roland Blumberg Centennial Professor of Molecular Evolution
Section of Integrative Biology
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-2379
E-mail: etheriot@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Algae; aquatic biology; paleontology; freshwater ecology; evolution; diatoms; Texas Natural Science Center
 
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
Janice (Jan) Todd
Janice (Jan) Todd, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4890
E-mail: j.todd@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Women and Sport; weightlifting bodybuilding women and exercise history of physical culture; Arts & Humanities
Terry Todd
Terry Todd, Ph.D.
Lecturer
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4890
E-mail: terrytodd@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Drugs and sport; weightlifting; sport history; sport and media; bodybuilding; strength and conditioning for athletics; Arts & Humanities
 
Alan Tully, Ph.D.
Chair, History Department
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3261
E-mail: tully@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Early American Political Culture; Early American history
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.
S. Craig Watkins
S. Craig Watkins, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Radio-TV-Film
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-6676
E-mail: scwatkins@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Race and pop culture; Youth culture; digital media and social media; hip-hop culture and music; video games; the history of Black American Cinema and the films of Spike Lee
Alexandra Wettlaufer
Alexandra Wettlaufer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of French and Italian
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7289
E-mail: akw@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Painting and literature in 19th-Century Europe; 19th-century French novel; French women writers of 19th-century; Bildungsroman in Europe; the history of art criticism; women''''''''s studies; female artists; Comparative Literature, Arts & Humanities.
Samuel Wilson
Samuel Wilson, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4206
E-mail: s.wilson@anthro.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Anthropology of culture contact; prehistory and history of the Caribbean; complex societies; digital technology and its impact on human societies; Arts & Humanities
Charters Wynn
Charters Wynn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7234
E-mail: wynn@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Soviet politcal and labor history; Josesph Stalin
 
Emilio Zamora, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7246
E-mail: e.zamora@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
The history of Mexicans in the United States and their relationship with Mexico, as well as oral history, the history of the U.S. working class, Texas history, and the archival enterprise in Texas and northern Mexico.
Mercedes de Uriarte
Mercedes de Uriarte, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1979
E-mail: merlyn@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Minorities and media; U.S. foreign coverage; U.S. crisis coverage of Latin America; newsroom diversity; history of U.S. press; feminism
 
Mohammad , Ph.D.
Professor
Middle Eastern Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-6605
E-mail: mghanoon@uts.cc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
20th century Persian literature; comparative literary history and criticism; methodology and practice of literary translation
 
Fehintola , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Middle Eastern Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7871
E-mail: mosadom@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Yoruba language, culture and history, Yoruba women, and Creole studies


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