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Jeffrey G Paine

Jeffrey G Paine

Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
jeff.paine@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1260, +1 512 471 1534

Expertise: Near-surface geophysics in hydrogeology and environmental and Quaternary geology; coastal geology; Quaternary geology and geomorphology; computer applications in the geological sciences

Thomas G Palaima

Thomas G Palaima

Raymond F. Dickson Centennial Professor, Department of Classics, College of Liberal Arts
tpalaima@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8837, +1 512 471 5742

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

Deborah K Palmer

Deborah K Palmer

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
debpalmer@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4015

Expertise: Bilingual education policy, politics and practice, Multiliteracies, Dual Language Education, Discourse Analysis

Zhigang  Pan

Zhigang Pan

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
dpan@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1436

Expertise: VLSI Computer Aided Design; Physical design and circuit optimization; Design and manufacturing process integration; Vertical integration of technology, circuit/CAD and system

Lorraine S Pangle

Lorraine S Pangle

Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
lsp226@gov.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1447

Expertise: Benjamin Franklin; Philosophy of education; Ancient political philosophy and ethics; Modern political philosophy to 1900

Guy S Parcel

Guy S Parcel

Adjunct Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
guy.s.parcel@uth.tmc.edu

Randall M Parker

Randall M Parker

Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
r.parker@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4161

Expertise: Rehabilitation counseling; adjustment to disabling conditions; vocational assessment; research design and data analysis

Keryn E Pasch

Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
kpasch@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 8295

Expertise: Influence of media on youth risk behaviors Developing preventive interventions to address risk behaviors

Paola  Passalacqua

Paola Passalacqua

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
paola@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3319

Expertise: Multi-scale analysis of hydrological processes; Dynamics of environmental transport on river networks and deltaic systems; Quantitative analysis and modeling of landscape forming processes, geomorphic transport laws and subgrid-scale parameterization

Erika A Patall

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
patall@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0381

Expertise: Dr. Erika Patall primarily examines how motivation can be supported from numerous perspectives, including self-determination theory, decision-making theories, achievement goal theory, expectancy-value theory, and situational interest, among others. To address these issues, Dr. Patall uses various research methodologies, including meta-analysis, cross-sectional and longitudinal survey research, experience sampling, and experiments in both laboratory and natural settings. As a second related line of research, Dr. Patall is interested in individual differences in motivation and academic achievement and underachievement. In particular, she is interested in how students’ beliefs and feelings about their academic “potential” relate to motivation related constructs, as well as how such beliefs develop and can be used to explain academic underachievement. To address these questions, she conducts research syntheses on motivational predictors of achievement or underachievement. Dr. Patall recently developed and validated a scale assessing feelings and beliefs about academic “potential.”

Dimpi Patel

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education

Puja G Patel

Director of Psychotherapy Services, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
puja.patel@gmail.com

Yale N Patt

Yale N Patt

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
patt@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4085

Expertise: Microprocessor architecture in the many core era; Parallelism and superscalar processor design; Seriously heterogeneous chip multiprocessors; How to help students learn

James R Patton

James R Patton

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
patton.jim@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4161

Expertise: Transition assessment & planning Students with disabilities in higher education Study skills assessment and instruction Individuals with disabilities and the criminal justice system Differentiating instruction for student with special needs in inclusive settings

Tadeusz W Patzek

Tadeusz W Patzek

Professor, Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
patzek@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 8368

Expertise: Reservoir engineering, enhanced oil recovery, unconventional gas recovery, alternative energy sources, ecology of biofuel systems, energy policy

Donald R Paul

Donald R Paul

Professor and Ernest Cockrell, Sr. Chair in Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
drp@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5392

Expertise: Interests include the broad areas of polymer science and engineering and chemical engineering. Current research involves various aspects of polymeric materials including polymer blends; membranes for separations, drug delivery, packaging, etc.; and polymer processing.  The blend research deals with the thermodynamics of polymer-polymer interactions (miscibility, phase diagrams, interfaces), reactive compatibilization of multiphase mixtures, rubber toughening, the control of phase morphology during processing by both chemical and physical means, and polymeric nanocomposites.  The research on diffusion in polymers involves investigation of structure-property relationships to design better membranes for separation processes and improved barrier materials plus an interest in theories and models for describing sorption and permeation of small molecule penetrants in polymers including the rubbery, glassy, semi-crystalline, and liquid crystalline states of these materials.  The research on nanocomposites involves devising chemical and processing strategies for exfoliating layered silicates in polymer matrices for improvement of performance using nanoscale reinforcement.  Synthesis, characterization, and performance of polymers are an integral part of the research in all these areas.

Gaylen  Paulson

Gaylen Paulson

Senior Lecturer, Department of Management, McCombs School of Business
gaylen.paulson@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8541

Expertise: Negotiation, conflict management, influence processes, attitudes and attitude change, creative thinking

Pamela M Paxton

Pamela M Paxton

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
ppaxton@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6323

Expertise: Women in politics; pro-social behavior, politics, gender, and methodology.

Katherina A Payne

Katherina A Payne

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
kapayne@utexas.edu

Expertise: Her research and teaching interests focus on understanding, questioning, and furthering the relationship between public schools and the health and renewal of democracy. Professor Payne’s work as a teacher educator and researcher seeks to better prepare and support elementary teachers as democratic educators who can create more equitable classrooms and learning experiences for all students to see themselves as able and active members of our democratic society.

Shelley M Payne

Shelley M Payne

Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences
smpayne@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9258, +1 512 232 9288

Expertise: Infectious diseases; bacterial pathogens; emerging infections; iron metabolism; cholera and E. coli diseases

Barbara L Pazey

Barbara L Pazey

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
bpazey@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8572

Expertise: Barbara Pazey's research interests focus on the development of socially just administrator and teacher leadership preparation programs in the context of meeting the academic, social, and emotional needs of special population students; ethical leadership and decision making processes applied to special education law and policy; and the analysis of P-12 education programs within urban and/or turnaround school settings that empower student voice, recognize and foster the growth of special population students' 21st century skills such as creativity, communication, collaboration, and critical thinking, and provide the prerequisite knowledge, skills, and dispositions that enable them to graduate from high school, ready for college and/or a career. She has presented in these areas at international, national, state, and local conferences. Pazey's teaching interests encompass the preparation of general and special education administrator and teacher leaders in the context of meeting the intellectual, social, cultural, emotional, physical, and aesthetic needs of special population students; trends and issues that impact the future of special education and educational leadership; ethical approaches to leadership, decision making, and practice; and special education law and disability policy.

John A Pearce

John A Pearce

Professor and Temple Foundation Endowed Professorship No. 3, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
jpearce@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4984, +1 512 471 6964

Expertise: Tissue fusion and ablation processes with radio frequency current and lasers; Applications of the complex electrical properties of and admittance measurements in tissues; Industrial applications of radio frequency and microwave energy

Ami  Pedahzur

Ami Pedahzur

Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
pedahzur@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1452

Expertise: Terrorism, counterterrorism, political extremism, decision making, security studies, social networks, mixed research methods, Israel, political extremism in Israel, political violence, political parties, comparative politics and international relations.

Elizabeth D Pena

Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Communication
lizp@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2690

Expertise: Dynamic language assessment applied to bilingual (Spanish/English) children.

James W Pennebaker

James W Pennebaker

Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
pennebaker@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2781

Expertise: Writing and health; word choice; language and relationships; expressive writing and diaries; language and personality; disasters, trauma and communication; natural language and communication; social psychology; psychosomatic problems.

Lisa  Peppas

Lisa Peppas

Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
peppchemconsulting@peppas.net

Expertise: Biomaterials; Controlled drug delivery and targeting; Biodegradable materials; Membranes for bioseparations

Nikolaos A Peppas

Nikolaos A Peppas

Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
peppas@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6644

Expertise: Biomaterials; Controlled drug delivery; Molecular modeling of protein structures in contact with biomaterials and tissues; Modeling of biomedical devices; Bionanotechnology; Molecular recognition processes

Domino R Perez

Associate Professor, Center for Mexican American Studies, College of Liberal Arts
drperez@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7853, +1 512 471 4557

Expertise: Chican@ literature; American literature; popular culture; cultural studies; film

Francisco L Perez

Francisco L Perez

Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
makena@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1582, +1 512 471 5116

Expertise: Mountain Geoecology, Geomorphology, Vegetation Ecology, Soils

Dewayne E Perry

Dewayne E Perry

Professor and Motorola Regents Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
perry@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2050

Expertise: Software architecture; Software engineering process, analyses and tools; Empirical studies in software engineering

Hersel W Perry

Hersel W Perry

Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
hwperry@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1852, +1 512 232 7228

Expertise: U.S. Supreme Court; constitutional interpretation; the intersection of law and politics

Anthony J Petrosino

Anthony J Petrosino

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
ajpetrosino@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9681

Expertise: Project based Instruction, children's experimentation strategies, engineering education, development of expertise, informal learning, problem solving in STEM disciplines, at-risk populations

Kathleen L Pfannenstiel

Lecturer, Department of Special Education, College of Education
kat.pfannenstiel@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4810

Beeman N Phillips

Professor Emeritus, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
beeman.phillips@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0276, +1 512 471 4407

Tasha S Philpot

Tasha S Philpot

Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
tphilpot@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3681, +1 512 471 5121

Expertise: African American politics; race; political communication; presidential election; voter behavior.

James B Philpott


bphilpott@kut.org
+1 512 232 5418

Expertise: Texas Governor Rick Perry, Texas politics

Danielle D Pieranunzi

Director, Sustainable Sites Initiative, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, College of Natural Sciences
dpieranunzi@wildflower.org
+1 512 232 0124

Expertise: Sustainable approaches to developing and maintaining landscapes, the Sustainable Sites Initiative, sustainable building design and construction,sustainability programs, landscape and building certification systems and performance benchmarks

Jorge R Pinon

Jorge R Pinon

Program Manager, Jackson School of Geosciences
jrpinon@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4988, +1 305 926 6910

Expertise: Latin American and Caribbean energy, Energy, energy policy, Latin America,

Keenan A Pituch

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
kpituch@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0672, +1 512 471 4155

Expertise: Dr. Pituch has two specific lines of research interest. First, he is interested in multilevel mediation analysis for multilevel experimental designs. Second, and more recently, Dr. Pituch is interested in multivariate multilevel modeling. Presently, Dr. Pituch serves as co-PI on a grant that is examining behaviors related to cancer risk among African-American college students.

Paula M Poindexter

Associate Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
paula.poindexter@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 695 6879

Expertise: Newspaper and television journalism, including audience, content and diversity in coverage, and leadership and management in the industry; the relationship African-Americans, women and youth have with the news; ethics in research methodologies in the media; media framing; polling, specifically the validity and interpretation of election polls; news coverage of presidential elections; women and young voters.

George D Pollak

George D Pollak

Professor, Department of Neuroscience, College of Natural Sciences
gpollak@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4352, +1 512 471 4849

Expertise: Neurophysiology and how brain controls behavior

Gary A Pope

Gary A Pope

Professor, Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
gpope@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3235, +1 512 471 3161

Expertise: Enhanced oil recovery; Reservoir engineering; Fluid flow in porous media; Numerical simulation; Phase behavior and fluid properties; Water soluble polymers; Surfactants; Surfactant enhanced aquifer remediation; Characterization of NAPLs in groundwater; Use of tracers for characterization of aquifers

Eric C Potter

Eric C Potter

Program Director, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
eric.potter@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7090

Expertise: Oil and gas exploration, Permian Basin, Rocky Mountains basins, Basin and Range.

Joseph E Potter

Joseph E Potter

Professor, Population Research Center, College of Liberal Arts
joe@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8341

Expertise: Reproductive health, population and development, demographic estimation, Latin America and Texas. Evaluating impact of policies and funding for family planning in Texas.

Lucas A Powe

Lucas A Powe

Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
spowe@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1345

Expertise: U.S. Supreme Court; First Amendment; Second Amendment; Constitutional law; sports law

Michael P Powell

Michael P Powell

Director, Cockrell School of Engineering
mppowell@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7459

Expertise: Engineer shortage; Engineering employment outlook

Sarah R Powell

Sarah R Powell

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
srpowell@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6556

Expertise: Sarah’s research interests include developing and testing interventions for students with mathematics difficulties. She is especially interested in peer tutoring, word-problem solving, and the role of symbols for understanding mathematics. During two years as an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia, Sarah designed and implemented randomized-control trials related to non-symbolic understanding of mathematics, manipulative use, and explicit mathematics vocabulary instruction for students with mathematics difficulties.

William C Powers

William C Powers

President
wpowers@utexas.edu
+1 512 475 9300

Expertise: Products liability; torts; contracts; insurance; appellate litigation; legal philosophy

Robert A Prentice

Robert A Prentice

Professor and Department Chair (Interim), Business, Government and Society, McCombs School of Business
rprentice@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5246

Expertise: General business law, securities regulation, mergers & acquisitions, insider trading, law of electronic commerce, legal liability of accoutants, ethics

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

David F Prindle

David F Prindle

Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
dprindle@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7214

Expertise: Politics of Hollywood; American politics (elections, Presidency, Congress)

Patrick G Pringle

Adjunct Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
ppringle1@austin.rr.com

Masa  Prodanovic

Masa Prodanovic

Assistant Professor, Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
masha@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0839

Expertise: Fluid displacement in porous media; Porous matrix and microfractured media characterization; Unconventional reservoirs modeling; Ferrohydrodynamics

Jorge A Prozzi

Jorge A Prozzi

Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
prozzi@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4771

Expertise: Pavement materials; Pavement design and rehabilitation; Pavement monitoring, evaluation and performance analysis; Accelerated pavement testing; Applied econometrics; Transportation Infrastructure Management

Diana C Pulido

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
dianacpulido@gmail.com

James E Pustejovsky

James E Pustejovsky

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
pusto@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0683

Expertise: Dr. Pustejovsky focuses his research on longitudinal data analysis, meta-analysis, experimental and quasis-experimental design, and the statistical analysis of single-case research. Additionally, he is interested in program evaluation, survey design, and the measurement of emergent and organization-level characteristics.

Martha I Pyron

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
docpyron@medinmotion.com
+1 512 968 8825