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John Abbott
John Abbott, Ph.D.
Curator of Entomology
Texas Natural Science Center
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-1896
E-mail: jcabbott@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Identification and systematics of insects; Biological diversity; dragonfly/damselfy biogeography; population and evolutionary ecology of aquatic insects; systematics of lamellicorn beetles (Scarabaeidae: Lucanidae, Passalidae)
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.
 
Isaac Barchas
Director, The Austin Technology Incubator
Austin Technology Incubator-IC2
IC2 Institute

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-305-0000
E-mail: ibarchas@ati.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Allen Bard
Allen Bard, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3761
E-mail: ajbard@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Electroanalytical chemistry; electrochemistry; scanning electrochemical microscopy; electrogenerated chemiluminescence; modified electrodes; photoelectrochemistry
Thomas Barnes
Thomas Barnes, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
McDonald Observatory
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1301
E-mail: tgb@astro.as.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Astronomy; variable stars; stellar distance scales; Cepheid variable stars; observatory management; National Science Foundation; optical and infrared astronomy; extraterrestrial life
James Barufaldi
James Barufaldi, Ph.D.
Ruben E. Hinojosa Regents Professor
Curriculum and Instruction
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-6203
E-mail: jamesb@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Curriculum design, teacher education, science education
 
Roger Bengtson, Ph.D.
Professor
Physics
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3943
E-mail: n/a

EXPERTISE
Plasma physics; fusion; atomic physics; space propulsion
Amit Bhasin
Amit Bhasin
Assistant Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: a-bhasin@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Material science aspects and mechanistic modeling of distresses in pavement materials (e.g. fatigue cracking, moisture damage); Self healing properties of bituminous materials; Structure-property relationships in composite materials; Surface properties and interfacial adhesion of materials; Development of test methods to characterize properties and performance of pavement materials
Jay Boisseau
Jay Boisseau, Ph.D.
Director
Texas Advanced Computing Center

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-9411
E-mail: boisseau@tacc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Performance characteristics of microprocessors and parallel systems; Grid computing technology and portals
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
Daniel Bonevac
Daniel Bonevac, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-4333
E-mail: bonevac@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Philosophy; Logic; Moral Issues; Ethics; Philosophy in Popular Culture; Christian Philosophy.
Edward Buskey
Edward Buskey, Ph.D.
Professor
Marine Science Insitute
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 361-749-6794
E-mail: ed.buskey@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Biological oceanography; marine ecology; marine plankton; harmful algal blooms (red tides brown tides); behavior and sensory perception of marine organisms; bioluminescence
David Buss
David Buss, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-8489
E-mail: dbuss@psy.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Human mating; human sexuality; jealousy and infidelity; stalking; evolutionary psychology; homicide; status and social reputation
 
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.
 
William Carlson, Ph.D.
Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department of Geological Sciences
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4770
E-mail: wcarlson@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Metamorphic petrology; x-ray computed tomography in geology; geochemical kinetics; apatite fission-track annealing kinetics; Precambrian geology of the Llano Uplift; environment & earth science.
Robert Causey
Robert Causey, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6755
E-mail: rlc@cs.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Applied logic; philosophical issues in artificial intelligence; scientific methodology
James Chelikowsky
James Chelikowsky
Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 9083
E-mail: jrc@ices.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computational materials science; Electronic materials for semiconductors and nanoscale devices; Quantum modeling of materials
 
Charles Chiu, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1707
E-mail: chiu@physics.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Particle theory; laser-plasma physics;physics education, environment & earth science
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
Robert Crosnoe
Robert Crosnoe, Ph.D.
The Elsie and Stanley E. (Skinny) Adams, Sr. Centennial Professor in Liberal Arts
Department of Sociology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-6340
E-mail: crosnoe@prc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Child/adolescent development and transitions to adulthood; Education and child care; Families; Health; Immigration
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
Doug Dierking
Doug Dierking, Ph.D.
Assistant Department Chair
Department of Management
McCombs School of Business

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-9441
E-mail: Doug Dierking

EXPERTISE
Human resource management, leadership, management science, organizational behavior, organizational change and redesign, organizational culture, workplace environment
Jaquelin Dudley
Jaquelin Dudley, Ph.D.
Professor
Section of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8415
E-mail: jdudley@uts.cc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Animal viruses; retroviruses; breast cancer; oncogenes; transcription regulation; retroviral vectors; leukemia; communication
John Ekerdt
John Ekerdt, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research & Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4689
E-mail: ekerdt@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Electronic materials chemistry; Thin film growth kinetics and chemistry; Barrier materials; Biomass conversion kinetics and chemistry
Andrew Ellington
Andrew Ellington, Ph.D.
Professor
Institute for Cellular & Molecular Biology
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-3424
E-mail: andy.ellington@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Directed evolution; ribozymes; biotechnology; chemical and biological warfare detection
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
Neal  Evans
Neal Evans, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Astronomy
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4396
E-mail: nje@astro.as.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Star formation; interstellar medium; radio astronomy; infrared astronomy; extraterrestrial life; NASA Spitzer Space Telescope
Roger Farrar
Roger Farrar, PhD
Professor
Kinesiology and Health Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8621
E-mail: rfarrar@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Skeletal muscular atrophy; muscle regeneration; exercise physiology; cardiac health and exercise; cardiovascular health and fitness in the elderly
 
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
Lee Fuiman
Lee Fuiman, Ph.D.
Professor, Marine Science Institute
Department of Marine Science
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 361-749-6775
E-mail: lee.fuiman@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Fish biology; sensory ecology; developmental ecology; behavioral ecology of aquatic organisms.
Kelly  Gaither
Kelly Gaither, Ph.D.
Director, Data & Information Analysis
Texas Advanced Computing Center

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8957
E-mail: kelly@tacc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Scientific visualization; Feature detection; Illumination techniques; Visualization techniques; Visualization applications
 
Kenneth Gentle, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7581
E-mail: gentle@fusion.ph.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Plasma physics; fusion energy; environment & earth science.
George Georgiou
George Georgiou, Ph.D.
Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6975
E-mail: georgiou@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Antibody engineering; Enzyme engineering; Protein folding in vivo
Lawrence Gilbert
Lawrence Gilbert, Ph.D.
Professor
Section of Integrative Biology
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4705
E-mail: lgilbert@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Community ecology; wing pattern genetics; biological diversity; imported fire ants/phorid fly interactions; butterfly/plant interactions
Andrea Gore
Andrea Gore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Pharmacology and Toxicology
College of Pharmacy

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3669
E-mail: andrea.gore@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
The brain and menopause, effects of environmental chemicals on reproductive neuroendocrine function.
Joshua Gunn
Joshua Gunn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Communication Studies
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-3933
E-mail: slewfoot@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Celebrity, popular culture, popular music, popular fads and fashion, youth cultures, UFOs, alien abduction, exorcism, demonic possession, apocalypse, Halloween, folk religion, folklore, Satanism, occult and occultism, new age, cults, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, Freud, Jung, Lacan, scatology, ghosts, haunting, the paranormal, pseudo-science, gothic music, gothic subculture, horror film, popular television, cultural studies, rhetorical studies.
Robin Gutell
Robin Gutell, Ph.D.
Professor
Section of Integrative Biology
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-4814
E-mail: robin.gutell@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computational Biology, Comparative Analysis of RNA, RNA Structure, Predicting RNA Structure
 
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
John Hartigan Jr.
John Hartigan Jr.
Professor
Anthropology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-9201
E-mail: hartigan@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Anthropology of science (comparative study of genomics research in the United States and Mexico); ethnography of race (theories, methods, and practice, with an attention to cultural articulations of whiteness); American culture (class and racial discourses, along with questions of cultural form in the U.S. public sphere).
Christine Hawkes
Christine Hawkes
Assistant Professor
Integrative Biology
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6049
E-mail: chawkes@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Ecosystem responses to climate change, invasive species, plant community ecology, soil microbial ecology
Richard Hazeltine
Richard Hazeltine, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Physics
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1322
E-mail: rdh@physics.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Theoretical plasma physics; fusion; transport theory
Robert Hebner
Robert Hebner, PhD
Research Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-1628
E-mail: r.hebner@cem.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Microgrid performance; electrical process in algal biofuels production; electrical insulation; Electricity generation and storage; space power; electric energy; standards; technology policy; university-industry-government collaboration in technology; technology and economic development; electric guns; hybrid electric vehicles; electric locomotives; flywheel batteries; electric generators and motors; high voltage; environment & earth science.
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
Linda  Henderson
Linda Henderson, Ph.D.
Distinguished Teaching Professor
College of Fine Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-2474
E-mail: dnehl@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
20th-century European and American art to 1950; the relation of art to science and technology (particularly in the first half of the 20th century); modernism in its cultural context, including science and occultism; Marcel Duchamp; the "fourth dimension" in 20th-century culture
David Hillis
David Hillis, Ph.D.
Alfred Roark Centennial Professor
Section of Integrative Biology
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-3690
E-mail: dhillis@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Molecular evolution; vertebrates; systematics; evolution of viruses; endangered species; amphibians; reptiles; fishes; mammals; birds; molecular biology; DNA; genetics
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
Gyeong Hwang
Gyeong Hwang
Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4847
E-mail: gshwang@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computational chemistry and materials science; Doping and defect engineering in electronic materials; Surface chemsitry and catalysis; Modeling of energy and catalytic materials for fuel cells, supercapacitors, Li ion batteries, thermoelectrics, and photovoltaics
Jang-Hi Im
Jang-Hi Im
Research Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 9858
E-mail: jayim@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Semiconductor packaging and reliability, 3D integration with through-silicon-vias (TSVs); electromigration of Pb-free solders; materials science of dielectric films; and metrology for thin film testing
Brent Iverson
Brent Iverson, Ph.D.
Warren J. and Viola Mae Raymer Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5053
E-mail: biverson@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Biotechnology; bioorganic chemistry; organic chemistry; molecular biology; drug and diagnostic development
John Ivy
John Ivy, Ph.D.
Professor
Kinesiology and Health Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8599
E-mail: johnivy@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Exercise physiology; carbohydrate metabolism; ergogenic aids; exercise and diabetes; nutrition and exercise
 
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.
Robert Jansen
Robert Jansen, Ph.D.
Professor
Section of Integrative Biology
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8827
E-mail: jansen@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Molecular systematics and evolution; evolution and systematics of the asteraceae; chloroplast DNA evolution; origin and evolution of oceanic island floras; role of hybridization on the extinction of rare species
Keith Johnston
Keith Johnston
Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4617
E-mail: kpj@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Particle engineering including nanotechnology; Drug delivery; Polymer thin films including nanocrystal composites; Environmentally responsible processing with solvents including carbon dioxide for materials science and separation processes; Carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery
Daniel Johnston
Daniel Johnston, Ph.D.
Director
Institute for Neuroscience
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-6564
E-mail: djohnston@mail.clm.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of learning and memory, attention on neurons and synapses from the limbic system, properties and mechanisms of long-term synaptic potentiation (LTP) and depression (LTD), synaptic substrates for aspects of memory.
 
Lynn Jones Eaton, Ph.D.
Director
Division of Instructional Innovation and Assessment (DIIA)
Continuing and Innovative Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 232-1777
E-mail: lynnjeaton@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Faculty Development, Teaching & Learning, Teaching 21st Century Learners, Teaching in a Diverse Classroom, Science Education in Higher Education
 
Cory Juhl, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4944
E-mail: cjuhl@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Philosophy of science; philosophy of mind; logic, philosophy of religion, formal learning theory
 
LeeAnn Kahlor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Public Relations (Advertising)
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-8498
E-mail: kahlor@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Public relations, health and environmental risk communication, science communication, and information seeking.
 
Leonard Kleinman, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3215
E-mail: n/a

EXPERTISE
Condensed matter physics theory; density functional theory; electronic and magnetic structure calculations of solids surfaces and liquids
Robert Krug
Robert Krug, Ph.D.
Professor
Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-5563
E-mail: rkrug@icmb.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Avian flu; viral gene replication and expression; human influenza; infectious disease
 
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
John La Claire
John La Claire, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3577
E-mail: laclaire@uts.cc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Algae; seaweeds; cell biology; molecular biology; harmful algal blooms
Sheldon Landsberger
Sheldon Landsberger, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-2467
E-mail: s.landsberger@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Radioactive and solid waste management; Low-level counting of natural radioactivity; Compton suppression gamma-ray spectrometry; Risk assessment in radioactivity handling
 
Stephen Laubach, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
Bureau of Economic Geology
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6303
E-mail: steve.laubach@beg.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Structural geology; fracture analysis; rock mechanics; hydrocarbon exploration and development in deep and/or structurally complex areas; tight gas sandstone and coalbed methane resources; engineering; environment & earth science; oil and gas.
Howard Liljestrand
Howard Liljestrand, Ph.D.
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4604
E-mail: liljestrand@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Aquatic chemistry; Contaminant transport; Pollutant containment and remediation acid deposition; Air pollution modeling
Michael Marder
Michael Marder, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Physics
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3612
E-mail: marder@chaos.ph.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Fracture; deformation of materials; computational materials science; condensed matter physics; nonlinear dynamics; teacher preparation; discovery learning; UTeach
 
Randall Marrett, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Geological Sciences
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-2113
E-mail: marrett@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Structural geology and tectonics; faulting and folding; fluid flow through fracture systems; applications of fractals; structure and tectonics of Mexico and Andes, environment & earth science.
Jill Marshall
Jill Marshall, Ed.D.
Associate Professor
Curriculum and Instruction
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-9685
E-mail: marshall@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Dennis McFadden
Dennis McFadden, Ph.D.
Ashbel Smith Professor
Department of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4324
E-mail: mcfadden@psy.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Hearing; effects of intense sound and drugs on the auditory system; effects of hormones on the auditory system; prenatal masculinization; otoacoustic emissions; tinnitus physiological concomitants to homosexuality
Lauren Meyers
Lauren Meyers, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Integrative Biology
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4950
E-mail: laurenmeyers@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
infectious disease epidemiology, evolutionary dynamics, molecular evolution, viruses, bacteria, RNA, mathematical modeling, computer simulation, bioinformatics
Jennifer Miller
Jennifer Miller, Ph.D.
Director of GIScience Center
Department of Geography and The Environment
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-1587
E-mail: jennifer.miller@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
GIScience, integration of GIS and Remote Sensing, environmental/ecological modeling, spatial analysis, biogeography, climate change, species movement and interaction
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
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
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
Karen  Ostlund
Karen Ostlund, Ph.D.
Director, UTeach Dell Center for New Teacher Success
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-5494
E-mail: klostlund@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Science education; teacher training; apprentice teaching
 
Jeffrey Paine, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Bureau of Economic Geology
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1260
E-mail: jeff.paine@beg.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Near-surface geophysics; quaternary geology and geomorphology; vibration monitoring; coastal geology; computer applications in the geological sciences; environment & earth science; remote sensing.
Camille Parmesan
Camille Parmesan, Ph.D.
Professor
Section of Integrative Biology
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-1860
E-mail: parmesan@uts.cc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Global warming, climate change, insect ecology, butterfly biology
Erika Patall
Erika Patall, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor
Educational Psychology
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0381
E-mail: patall@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Anthony Petrosino
Anthony Petrosino, Ed.D.
Associate Professor
Curriculum and Instruction
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-9681
E-mail: ajpetrosino@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Llewellyn  Rabenberg
Llewellyn Rabenberg, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3178
E-mail: lew.rabenberg@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Materials Science; electron microscopy and diffraction; magnetic materials.
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.
Kenneth Ralls
Kenneth Ralls
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3185
E-mail: ralls@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Materials Sciences; Metals or Alloys; Microstructural analysis of refractory metal alloys; Processing and properties of refractory metal alloys
Catherine Riegle-Crumb
Catherine Riegle-Crumb, Ed.D.

Curriculum and Instruction
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-8642
E-mail: riegle@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Catherine Ross
Catherine Ross, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
Population Research Center
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-7064
E-mail: cross@prc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Aging; health disparities; sense of personal control; gender gap; depression.
Peter Rossky
Peter Rossky, Ph.D.
Marvin K. Collie-Welch Regents Chair in Chemistry
Chemistry and Biochemistry
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3555
E-mail: rossky@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Physical chemistry; theoretical chemistry; computer simulation; solvent effects on chemical reactions; hydration and aqueous solutions
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.
Jonathan Sessler
Jonathan Sessler, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5009
E-mail: sessler@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Organic chemistry; texaphyrins; expanded porphyrins; anion recognition; drug development; anti cancer agents; technical analyses of patents
 
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
Mukul Sharma
Mukul Sharma, Ph.D.
Department Chair, W.A. "Tex" Moncrief, Jr. Centennial Chair & Professor
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3257
E-mail: msharma@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Formation damage; Petrophysics; Fluid flow in porous media
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
 
James Sprinkle, Ph.D.
The First Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Yager Professor
Department of Geological Sciences
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4264
E-mail: echino@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Invertebrate paleontology; fossil echinoderms; echinoderm systematics; Paleozoic ecosystems; paleoecology; crinoids; blastoids; rhombiferans; eocrinoids; parablastoids; blastozoans; edrioasteroids; edrioblastoids; starfish; stylophorans; ctenocystoids; helicoplacoids; living echinoderms; Cambrian Period; Ordovician Period; Mississippian Period; Pennsylvanian Period; Cambrian evolutionary fauna; Paleozoic evolutionary fauna; Ordovician radiation; Cambrian explosion; environment & earth science.
Margaret Syverson
Margaret Syverson , Ph.D.
Director, Digital Writing and Research Lab
Department of Rhetoric and Writing
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8734
E-mail: syverson@uts.cc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Writing; technology; literacy; teaching and learning; impact of technology on culture; information architecture; knowledge ecology; virtual environments; Web development; MOOs and MUDs; cognitive science; assessment, the Online Learning Record
Byron Tapley
Byron Tapley, Ph.D.
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5573
E-mail: tapley@csr.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Orbital Mechanics; Satellite Orbit Determination; Earth Satellite Applications
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
Scott Tinker
Scott Tinker, Ph.D.
Director
Bureau of Economic Geology
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0209
E-mail: scott.tinker@beg.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Oil and gas resource assessment; management of organized research; oil and gas reservoir characterization; carbonate sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy; energy; hydrocarbons.
Sheridan Titman
Sheridan Titman, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Finance
McCombs School of Business

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-2787
E-mail: titman@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Corporate finance, energy, finance, real estate and investments, business, economics & labor, environment & earth science
Philip Uri Treisman
Philip Uri Treisman, Ph.D.
Director, Charles A. Dana Center
Department of Mathematics
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1148
E-mail: uri@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Education Policy; mathematics education; economics of education; educational equity; education program design and evaluation volunteerism
 
James Walker, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1692
E-mail: jrw@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Molecular genetics; DNA & chromosome replication; biotechnology; prokaryotic gene expression; rare tRNAs; bacteriology
 
Mary Walker, Ph.D.
Director, UTeach Summer Masters Program
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-7060
E-mail: marywalker@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Science education; teacher training; classroom interactions; AP (Advanced Placement)
Darlene Wiley
Darlene Wiley, M.M.
Professor of Voice
Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music
College of Fine Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0745
E-mail: dwiley@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Voice; German; vocal pedagogy, Arts & Humanities.
 
Dawn Zimmaro, Ph.D.
Director
Division of Instructional Innovation and Assessment (DIIA)
Continuing and Innovative Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 232-2639
E-mail: dawn.zimmaro@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Validity issues in measurement and testing, Test and survey construction, Program evaluation, Classroom assessment, Outcomes assessment, Statistics


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