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Henry A Dietz

Henry A Dietz

Professor and University Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
h.dietz@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7209

Expertise: Latin American politics: urban poverty and politics, civil-military relations, parties and party systems, Peru

Steven J Friesen

Steven J Friesen

Professor, Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts
friesen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8629

Expertise: Early Christianity; Corinthian society; Apostle Paul; New Testament; Biblical Greek; Revelation; Apocalyptic literature, Religious Studies; Poverty and Inequality in Early Roman Empire; Apocalyptic Literature; Imperial Cults

Aletha C Huston

Aletha C Huston

Professor Emeritus, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
achuston@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0753

Expertise: Child Development; poverty and child policy; child care; television influences on children

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

Pedro  Reyes

Pedro Reyes

Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
preyes@utsystem.edu
+1 512 499 4237, +1 512 499 4233

Expertise: As a social scientist, my work is focused on the subject of the conditions fostering high academic success for children of poverty and the stratification of learning opportunities for children of color. Also, I am engaged in evaluating significant policy issues at the State level. Over the years I have raised more than 22 million dollars in research and development funds from The Spencer Foundation, The Annenberg Foundation, the Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Foundation, the Texas Education Agency, the National Science Foundation, the Houston Endowment, Inc., The Brown Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Education, among others. Pedro Reyes is the author of Resiliency and Success: Migrant children in the US (2004); Lessons From High Poverty High Performance Schools: Creating Learning Communities (1999); and Teachers and Their Workplace: Commitment, Performance, and Productivity (1990). In addition, he has authored more than 75 articles, book chapters, monographs, and reviews and has presented more than 50 papers at national academic conferences. His research has appeared in such journals as Educational Administration Quarterly, The High School Journal, Journal of Educational Research, and the Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. He was Editor of the Book Review Section of Educational Researcher, Associate Editor of the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, and reviewer of many other scholarly journals.

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