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Gayle Acton
Gayle Acton, Ph.D., R.N.
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-9081
E-mail: gayle.acton@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
adult health nursing, gerontological nursing, gerontology, meta-analysis, family caregiving for persons with dementia, theory development
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
Jacqueline Angel
Jacqueline Angel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Sociology
LBJ School of Public Affairs

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-2956
E-mail: jangel@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Hispanic health and demographics; aging policy; social policies with respect to diversity; long-term care
Lisa Bedore
Lisa Bedore, Ph.D.
Associate professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 232-5101
E-mail: lbedore@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Child language and phonological development; child language disorders, bilingualism, Spanish-speaking children.
 
Mark Bernstein, Ph.D.
Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-1553
E-mail: bernstein@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Speech development among deaf people; use of simultaneous communication and lexical acquisition in children
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.
Rebecca Bigler
Rebecca Bigler, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology; Director, Gender and Racial Attitudes Lab
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-9917
E-mail: bigler@psy.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Gender and racial attitudes; how children view the presidency; child psychology; racism and social cognition in children; stereotyping; gender role development.
Randy Bomer
Randy Bomer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Curriculum and Instruction - Language and Literacy Studies
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-4861
E-mail: rbomer@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Writing; politics of literacy; sociocultural theory; curricula in reading and writing
 
Christopher Brown, PhD
Assistant Professor
Curriculum and Instruction: Early Childhood Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-2288
E-mail: cpbrown@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Impact of policymakers' high stakes reforms on teachers; early learning standards; pre-kindergarten assessment and alignment with elementary school; teacher education; curriculum development
Sharon Brown
Sharon Brown, Ph.D.
Joseph H. Blades Centennial Memorial Professor in Nursing
School of Nursing

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-4704
E-mail: sabrown@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Type 2 diabetes, health promotion,self-management, health disparities, meta-analysis
Pamela Buchanan
Pamela Buchanan, M.A.
Lecturer
Kinesiology and Health Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1272 or 512-232-9390
E-mail: buchanan@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
adapted physical education; community collaboratives in special education; sensory and motor integration
Jerome Bump
Jerome Bump, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of English
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8747
E-mail: bump@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Literature; nature writing; emotional literacy; family systems and literature; Victorian literature, especially the interaction with India; Gerard Manley Hopkins; computers and English studies, including social networking and multi-player online games
Cindy Carlson
Cindy Carlson, Ph.D.
Professor
Educational Psychology
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-4835
E-mail: cindy.carlson@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Family relations and parenting; peer social relations; family-school linkages; child and adolescent development with an emphasis on early adolescence/middle school age; ethnic differences related the above topics; the prediction of attitudes toward diversity among middle school youth.
Darla Castelli
Darla Castelli, PhD
Associate Professor
Curriculum and Instruction; Physical Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-7636
E-mail: dcastelli@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Physical education instruction; exercise physiology; effects of physical activity and fitness on motor competency and cognitive health in children
 
Craig Champlin, Ph.D.
Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-6345
E-mail: champlin@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Hearing loss, auditory processing difficulty in children and adults
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
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.
 
Barbara Davis, Ph.D.
Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-1929
E-mail: babs@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Speech acquisition among infants and children; speech delay in children; childhood apraxia of speech; vocal development among infants with cochlear implants.
Donna DeCesare
Donna DeCesare
Associate Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1980
E-mail: donna.decesare@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Documentary photography, video storytelling, Latin American studies: human rights and visual documentary, journalism and trauma, children at risk, child soldiers, youth gangs, visual storytelling for NGOs and non-profit sector.
Cesar Delgado
Cesar Delgado, PhD
Assistant Professor
Curriculum and Instruction: Science and Mathematics Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232 9682
E-mail: cesar_delgado@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Technology supports for science learning; science curriculum; development of a learning progression for size and scale; relationship between conceptual understanding and factual knowledge for key scientific themes
 
Marlene Dixon, PhD
Assistant Professor
Kinesiology and Health Education
College of Education

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

EXPERTISE
Youth sport participation; work-family conflict in sport organizations; study of human performance in non-profit athletic departments and other sport-related organizations
 
Erin Donovan-Kicken , Ph.D.
assistant professor
Communication Studies
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-7723
E-mail: edk@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
How people reveal and conceal illness, such as cancer or HIV/AIDS, among friends and family, the ways people manage information about their illness, topic avoidance as a cancer coping mechanism, health communication and psychology
Susan Empson
Susan Empson, PhD
Associate Professor
Curriculum and Instruction: Science and Mathematics Instruction
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-9688
E-mail: empson@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Elementary children's mathematics thinking; sociocognitive theories of learning, classroom processes; teacher development
Carlton Erickson
Carlton Erickson, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Pharmacy

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5198
E-mail: erickson.carl@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Addiction science education, neurobiology of addiction, chemical dependency
Toni Falbo
Toni Falbo, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8384
E-mail: toni@prc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
At risk youth; dropping out; high schools; families; siblings; academic achievement; mental health; only-children especially in the U.S. China Korea; ethnic identity in youth
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
Cynthia Franklin
Cynthia Franklin, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Social Work

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 471-0533
E-mail: CFranklin@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Clinical practice with children and families, effectiveness of solution-focused therapy with children in schools, school dropouts, adolescent pregnancy, children with family and behavior problems. Research on how to design schools that promote achievement and a safe, respectful and violent free culture.
Maria Franquiz
Maria Franquiz, PhD
Associate Professor
Curriculum and Instruction: Bilingual and Bicultural Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-5670
E-mail: mfranquiz@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Bilingual education; biliteracy; ethnographic and sociolinguistic research; Latina/o children''s and adolescent literature; migrant education; Latina/o teacher identity
Joe Frost
Joe Frost, EdD
Professor Emeritus
Curriculum and Instruction
College of Education

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

EXPERTISE
Playground design; developmentally appropriate children's play; optimum play environments
 
Shernaz Garcia, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Special Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6244
E-mail: sbgarcia@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Bilingual special education; multicultural issues in special education; education of students who are at educational risk; prereferral intervention
Aletha Huston
Aletha Huston, Ph.D.
Endowed Professor
Deparment of Human Ecology
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0753
E-mail: achuston@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Child Development; poverty and child policy; child care; television influences on children
 
Barbara Immroth, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Information

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3875
E-mail: immroth@gslis.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Children's literature; intellectual freedom; public library service for children; school libraries
Judith Jellison
Judith Jellison, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Fine Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0743
E-mail: jjellison@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Elementary music education; music and children with disabilities; observation and evaluation in classroom/rehearsals; music in special education and therapy
Coleman Jennings
Coleman Jennings, B.F.A., The University of Texas at Austin; M.F.A., The University of Texas at Austin; Ed.D., New York University
Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities Area Head
Department of Theatre and Dance
College of Fine Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-5324
E-mail: coleman.a.jennings@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
drama and theatre for children and youth, liaison with New York creative teams in developmental of Broadway musicals
Jody Jensen
Jody Jensen, Ph.D.
Professor
Kinesiology and Health Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-2685
E-mail: JLJ@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Children''s motor skill development; children and exercise
Manuel Justiz
Manuel Justiz, Ph.D.
Dean
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7255
E-mail: n/a

EXPERTISE
Education and public policy; politics of education; equal access for minorities in education systems; Latin American programs
Karrol Kitt
Karrol Kitt, Ph.D.;CFP
Associate Professor
Deparment of Human Development and Family Sciences
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0809
E-mail: kkitt@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Personal Finance (Insurance, cash management, spending plans, financial spreadsheets, credit, financial behavior); Family Resource Management (values, standards, & goals; mananging change; decision making; organization; work at home & at the workplace)
Dolly Lambdin
Dolly Lambdin, Ed.D.
Lecturer
Kinesiology and Health Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1540
E-mail: lambdin@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Elementary physical education; teachers'''' careers; assessment in physical education; teachers'''' goals and intents
Richard Meier
Richard Meier, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Linguistics
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-9031
E-mail: rmeier@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Child language development; sign languages; American Sign Language; acquisition of American Sign language by deaf children
 
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.
 
Bill Minutaglio , MA
Clinical Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-9050
E-mail: bminutag@aol.com

EXPERTISE
Presidential politics, George W. Bush, the Bush family legacy, Texas politics, journalism.
Chandra Muller
Chandra Muller, Ph.D.
Professor
Sociology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8377
E-mail: cmuller@soc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
The effects of family, community, education policy and health behaviors on education and the transition to adulthood; STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) preparation and careers
Cynthia Osborne
Cynthia Osborne, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Public Affairs
LBJ School of Public Affairs

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-9808
E-mail: cosborne@prc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
family demography, marriage; cohabitation, non-marital chilbearing, social policy, welfare, poverty, inequality, work/family balance, child well being
 
Elizabeth Pena, Ph.D.
Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-2690
E-mail: lizp@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Dynamic language assessment applied to bilingual (Spanish/English) children.
Joseph Potter
Joseph Potter, Ph.D.
Professor
Sociology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512.471.8341
E-mail: joe@prc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Reproductive health, population and development, demographic estimation, Latin America and Texas. Evaluating impact of policies and funding for family planning in Texas.
R. Kelly Raley
R. Kelly Raley, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Sociology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8357
E-mail: kelly.raley@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Children, youth, educational attainment, families, relationships, marriage, cohabitation, sexual relationships
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
Lynn Rew
Lynn Rew, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Nursing

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-4784
E-mail: ellerew@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Adolescent health, sexual health practices of homeless youth, sexual abuse and long-term sequelae, education for underserved populations, intuition in decision-making
Nancy Roser
Nancy Roser, Ed.D.
Professor
Curriculum and Instrction
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-2805
E-mail: nlroser@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
John Sampson
John Sampson, LL.B.
Professor
School of Law

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-1267
E-mail: jsampson@law.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Family Law; abuse and neglect of children; child custody and support; community property; legislation; paternity; children''s rights; Texas marital relations and divorce.
Richard Schott
Richard Schott, Ph.D.
Professor
LBJ School of Public Affairs

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8938
E-mail: schott@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Public administration, organization theory, race relations, education policy, group dynamics, leadership, psychology of management
Sharon Strover
Sharon Strover, Ph.D.
Professor
Radio-TV-Film
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6652
E-mail: sstrover@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
The Information Society; telecommunications policy, including telephone cable and satellite systems; international cultural policy with respect to film and television; and the digital divide.
Diane  Tyler
Diane Tyler, Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Nursing
School of Nursing

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-9092
E-mail: dtyler@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Obesity in children, health promotion and disease prevention
 
Kathleen Tyner, M.A.
Associate Professor
Department of Radio-TV-Film
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3852
E-mail: ktyner@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Media literacy, media education, educational technology, literacy, new media and learning, children and media, youth media.
Mark Warr
Mark Warr, Ph.D.
Professor
Sociology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-6317
E-mail: mwarr@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Criminology, peer influence and social reactions to crime, fear of crime in family households
Claire Ellen Weinstein
Claire Ellen Weinstein, Ph.D.
Professor
Educational Psychology
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1375
E-mail: ce.weinstein@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Strategic learning; learning-to-learn; student achievement and retention; higher education
Pat Wong
Pat Wong, PhD
Associate Professor of Public Affairs
LBJ School of Public Affairs

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8962
E-mail: patwong@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
social policy, family and child welfare, children services, mental health, poverty issues, housing, community development
James Yates
James Yates, Ph.D.
John L. and Elizabeth G. Hill Centennial Professor in Education
Educational Administration
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8581
E-mail: yates@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Education leadership-special education administration; educational programing for culturally and linquistically diverse; technological forecasting; educational futures
Suzan Zeder
Suzan Zeder, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Fine Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-532
E-mail: suzanz@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Playwriting; dramaturgy; children's theatre


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