Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs Experts


Jacqueline L Angel

Jacqueline L Angel

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
jangel@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2956

Expertise: Hispanic health and demographics; aging policy; social policies with respect to diversity; long-term care

Robert D Auerbach

Robert D Auerbach

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
auerbach@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8751

Expertise: Money and banking; macroeconomics; applied econometrics; business, economics & labor; monetary and fiscal policy; The Federal Reserve

Kevin M Bacon

Adjunct Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
kevin.bacon@utexas.edu
+1 512 922 1731

Terrell  Blodgett

Terrell Blodgett

Professor Emeritus, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
blodgett@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 474 7612

Expertise: Local and state government management, operations, and political structures; election methods of governing bodies in local government; nonprofit management

Leigh B Boske

Leigh B Boske

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
leigh.boske@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4005, +1 512 471 3200

Expertise: Dr. Boske's teaching and research interests have focused on transportation policy, economics and finance. His published research has been on national and international transport policy issues, the role of transportation and logistics in international trade, and multimodal/intermodal transport planning.

Joshua W Busby

Joshua W Busby

Assistant Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
busbyj@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8946

Expertise: Busby is the author of several studies on climate change, national security, and energy policy from the Council on Foreign Relations, the Brookings Institution, the German Marshall Fund, and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Busby is one of the lead researchers in the Strauss Center project on Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS), a $7.6 million grant funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. He has also written on U.S.-China relations on climate change for CNAS and Resources for the Future.

Michele Y Deitch

Michele Y Deitch

Senior Lecturer, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
michele.deitch@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 328 8330, +1 512 296 7212

Expertise: juvenile justice; prison reform; crime and criminal Justice

Edwin  Dorn

Edwin Dorn

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
eddorn@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4007

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

David J Eaton

David J Eaton

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
eaton@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8972, +1 512 471 8959

Expertise: Eaton has written on rural water supply, international water resource conflicts, energy management, environmental problems of industries, management of emergency medical services, applications of mathematical programming to resource problems, insurance, and agriculture. His research focuses on sustainable development in international river basins, evaluation of energy and water conservation programs, and prevention of pollution. Eaton's current research concerns U.S.-Mexico environmental cooperation, new methods for evaluation of air pollution emissions, joint management by Palestinians and Israelis of shared groundwater, and water conservation in Texas.

Angela M Evans

Clinical Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
amgevans@gmail.com
+1 512 471 9883

Kenneth  Flamm

Kenneth Flamm

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
kflamm@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8952

Expertise: Flamm, an expert on the economics of trade and investment in high technology industries, has published extensively on the economics of the semiconductor, computer, and telecommunications industries. He has worked closely with the semiconductor industry's SEMATECH research consortium in building economic models describing the impact of technological innovation on industrial competition in that industry.

James K Galbraith

James K Galbraith

Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
galbraith@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1244

Expertise: Macroeconomic policy; monetary policy, economic development policies; comparative economic policy; economic inequality

Charles E Gholz

Charles E Gholz

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
egholz@alum.mit.edu
+1 512 471 5882

Expertise: Dr. Gholz works on innovation, defense management, and U.S. foreign policy. He is the coauthor of two books: Buying Military Transformation: Technological Innovation and the Defense Industry, and U.S. Defense Politics: The Origins of Security Policy. His recent scholarship focuses on energy security. He previously taught at the University of Kentucky's Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce. He is also a research affiliate of MIT's Security Studies Program, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and associate editor of the journal Security Studies. His PhD is from MIT.

Michael H Granof

Michael H Granof

Professor, Department of Accounting, McCombs School of Business
michael.granof@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4678

Expertise: Governmental and nonprofit accounting and finance, financial accounting and reporting, auditing

Sherri R Greenberg

Sherri R Greenberg

Lecturer, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
srgreenberg@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8324, +1 512 656 6592

Expertise: A member of the Texas House of Representatives from 1991-2001, Greenberg?s areas of expertise include state and local government, public finance and budgeting, education, health care, transportation, and campaigns and elections in the state of Texas.

Carolyn  Heinrich

Carolyn Heinrich

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
cheinrich@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3779

Expertise: Healthcare Policy, Education Policy, Healthcare, Social Policy

Robert L Hutchings

Robert L Hutchings

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
rhutchings@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3200

Expertise: European politics, Global Security Studies, Transatlantic relations, Europe, U.S. Foreign Policy

Christopher T King

Director, Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
ctking@raymarshallcenter.org
+1 512 471 7891, +1 512 471 2186

Expertise: Job Training, Worker Health, and Safety Education Policy, Labor Performance Management

Alan J Kuperman

Alan J Kuperman

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
akuperman@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8245

Expertise: Ethnic conflict, U.S. military intervention, nuclear proliferation, humanitarian intervention, America foreign policy

Jane  Lincove

Jane Lincove

Assistant Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
lincove@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2561

Expertise: Education policy, human capital, development countries, gender and development

Hans M Mark

Hans M Mark

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
hmark@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1486, +1 512 835 3414

Expertise: Tilt-rotor Aircraft Applications; Hypervelocity Impact Physics; Prevention of Nuclear Weapons Proliferation

Sheila M Olmstead

Sheila M Olmstead

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
sheila.olmstead@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2064

Expertise: Olmstead is an environmental economist whose current research projects examine the environmental externalities associated with shale gas development in the United States, regulatory avoidance under the U.S. Safe Drinking Water Act, the influence of federal fire suppression policy on land development in the American West, and free-riding in dam placement and water withdrawals in transboundary river basins. She has worked extensively on the economics of water resource management, focusing on water demand estimation, water conservation policy, and access to drinking water services among low-income communities. Climate and energy policy are additional topics of her research, especially with regard to the application of market-based environmental policy instruments.

Todd A Olmstead

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
tolmstead@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8456

Expertise: Healthcare Policy, Healthcare

Cynthia  Osborne Blaha

Cynthia Osborne Blaha

Assistant Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
cosborne@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9808

Expertise: family demography, marriage; cohabitation, non-marital chilbearing, social policy, welfare, poverty, inequality, work/family balance, child well being

Francie Ostrower

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
fostrower@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5342

Expertise: Non-Profit Management and Governance Non-Profit Management, Philanthrophy

Howard T Prince

Clinical Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
hprince@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4303

Expertise: Ethics, Leadership, Military Affairs, Psychology

Varun  Rai

Varun Rai

Assistant Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
raivarun@gmail.com
+1 512 471 5057, +1 512 471 4697

Expertise: Dr. Rai's principal research interests are in technological change, innovation and diffusion; economics of climate change/integrated assessment models; and energy and development. His research combines energy systems modeling with the political economy of energy markets to understand how changes in energy technologies, market conditions, policies and regulation, and environment could impact energy generation. The emphasis of his research is on interdisciplinary and integrative research in engineering and policy to ensure that the insights from his policy research are rooted in the underlying technical realties

Sarah Jane Rehnborg

Director (Interim), Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
rehnborg@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7616, +1 512 232 7062

Expertise: Non-Profit Management, Civil society, Education Policy

Samuel S Richardson

Assistant Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
samr@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3687

Expertise: Healthcare Policy, Healthcare

Victoria E Rodriguez Ward

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
victoria@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8620

Expertise: Politics in Mexico; decentralization in Latin America; women and politics in Mexico and Latin America; gender and public policy; US policy development; theory of public policy.

William G Spelman

William G Spelman

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
spelman@mail.utexas.edu

Expertise: Urban policy and management; urban politics; criminal justice policy; prisons; municipal policing; community crime prevention

Paul J Stekler

Paul J Stekler

Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication
paul.stekler@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6679

Expertise: Politics, Southern politics, political campaigns, political advertising and how polls affect campaigns and campaign messaging; documentary filmmaking

Chandler W Stolp

Chandler W Stolp

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
stolp@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3200, +1 512 471 8951

Expertise: Latin American public policy; economic integration; applied statistics

Jeremi  Suri

Jeremi Suri

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
suri@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7242

Expertise: International Security, Domestic Politics, Modern International Relations, Globalization and International Affairs, Protest and Dissident Movements

Philip U Treisman

Philip U Treisman

Professor, Department of Mathematics, College of Natural Sciences
uri@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2271, +1 512 471 6190

Expertise: Education Policy; mathematics education; economics of education; educational equity; education program design and evaluation volunteerism

Paul  Von Hippel

Paul Von Hippel

Assistant Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
paulvonhippel@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 537 8112

Expertise: Demographic Analysis, Education Policy, Healthcare, Statistics

Peter  Ward

Peter Ward

Professor and C.B. Smith Sr. Centennial Chair in US-Mexico Relations, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
peter.ward@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6302

Expertise: Latin American urbanization, contemporary Mexican politics, community development and housing policy in developing countries, planning in Mexico City, colonia-type housing in the United States, US-Mexico relations, Governance and politics and Latin America

David C Warner

David C Warner

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
david.warner@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6277

Expertise: Health policy; health finance; diabetes costs; border health; health insurance; mental health policy; Mexican health system; business, economics & labor.

Robert H Wilson

Robert H Wilson

Professor and Mike Hogg Professor in Urban Policy, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
dean.r.wilson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8947

Expertise: Urban and regional economic development; urban policy; technology policy; telecommunications policy; urban governance in developmenting countries

Patrick P Wong

Patrick P Wong

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
patwong@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8962

Expertise: social policy, family and child welfare, children services, mental health, poverty issues, housing, community development