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Katherine Arens

Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts

arens@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 232-6363 |
BUR 320

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Psychoanalysis and feminism (Freudian and Lacanian approaches); the intellectual history of feminist theory; history of European and US feminisms; women and epistemology; women and science

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Lucinda Atkinson

Assistant Professor in the Department of Advertising & Public Relations, Moody College of Communication

lucyatkinson@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Interests: The intersection of politics and consumer behavior, particularly among young people

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Hina Azam

Associate Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts

hina.azam@austin.utexas.edu |
475-8393 (no voicemail) |
WMB 5.120A

Education: Ph.D.- 2007, Duke University

Interests: Islamic jurisprudence, theology, exegesis, hadith studies; Women/sexuality and Islam; Sexual Violence in Islamic Law

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Mary Beltrán

Associate Professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film, Moody School of Communication

mary.beltran@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-0021 |
CMA 6.126

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: The construction of race, gender, and class in U.S. television, film, and celebrity culture, with emphasis onLatina/o and mixed-race representation, and the ways in which media texts and producers articulate and challenge social hierarchies and group and national identities. Critical and cultural studies of television and film, feminist media studies, U.S. television and film history, celebrity studies, media activism and alternative media.

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Chad Bennett

Assistant Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

chad.bennett@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., 2011, Cornell University

Interests: Twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature and culture, poetry and poetics, queer theory, gender and sexuality studies, film and media studies, and creative writing.

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Daina Ramey Berry

Associate Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

Education: Ph.D., 1998, United States History, University of California, Los Angeles

Interests: 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

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Rebecca Bigler

Professor in the Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

rebeccabigler28@gmail.com |
471-9917 |
SEA 5.250

Education: Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Interests: Children's gender roles and attitudes, racial stereotyping, perceptions of discrimination

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Mary A Bock

Assistant Professor in the Department of Journalism, Moody College of Communication

mary.bock@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-0673 |
BMC 3.384

Interests: Sociology of photographic practice, the rhetorical relationship between words and images, and digital media

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Paola Bonifazio

Asociate Professor in the Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts

pbonifazio@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-1561 |
HRH 3.110A

Education: PhD, New York University

Interests: Italian Cinema; Film Theory and History, including Documentary and Experimental; Cultural Studies; Gender Studies

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Pascale Bos

Associate Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts

pascalebos@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6373 |
BUR 314

Education: Ph.D. Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities)

Interests: 20th-century Comparative Western European and US literature; cultural studies, gender and memory, autobiography, Holocaust (history/culture/literature), sexual violence in armed conflict

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Keffrelyn Brown

Associate Professorin the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education

keffrelyn@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., 2006, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Interests: How pre-service and in-service teachers acquire, understand and use sociocultural knowledge to address the teaching of underserved student populations; educational experiences of and knowledge about African American students

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Simone A. Browne

Associate Professor

sbrowne@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Toronto

Interests: Surveillance, Social Media, Social Network Sites, and Black Diaspora Studies

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Beth Bukoski

Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Administration, College of Education

bb@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-4419 |
SZB 310N

Education: Ph.D., 2012, UT Austin College of Education, Educational Administration

Interests: Social justice, equity, and diversity, particularly the persistence and success of underrepresented students, the experiences of underrepresented faculty, and leadership across the P-20 pipeline

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Noel B. Busch-Armendariz

Professor in the School of Social Work

nbusch@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Interests: Violence against women and their children; moral reasoning of women; immigrant, maternal, and child health and social policy; international social work education; adoption and child welfare issues

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Charlotte Canning

Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts

charlottecanning@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Washington

Interests: Feminism and theater

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Ben Carrington

Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

bcarrington@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6341 |
CLA 3.734

Education: Ph.D., Leeds Metropolitan University

Interests: Post/colonial Theory; Sociology of Race; Cultural Sociology; Sociology of Sport, Media and Popular Culture; Cultural Studies; Masculinity and Gender Studies

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Shannon E. Cavanagh

Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

scavanagh@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8319 |
CLA 2.708A

Education: Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Interests: Implications of family instability for children across the early life course and health and well-being of children and adolescents; puberty and the ways that notions of gender, the body, and social context come together to shape how girls negotiate adolescence and the transition into adulthood

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Mounira M. Charrad

Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

charrad@utexas.edu |
232-6311 |
CLA 3.526

Education: Ph.D., Harvard University

Interests: Gender & Women's Rights; Political Sociology; Social Theory; Colonialism; Comparative-Historical Sociology; Globalization; Middle East and North Africa.

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Elizabeth Cullingford

Department Chair / Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

cullingford@austin.utexas.edu |
471-4991 |
PAR 108

Education: Ph.D., Oxford University

Interests: Only children, Irish literature, politics, and culture; modern poetry; women's studies; drama and film; Shakespeare; the relation between high and popular culture

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Ann Cvetkovich

Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

cvet@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8374 |
PAR 323

Education: Ph.D., 1988, Cornell University

Interests: Gay and lesbian studies; public feelings; trauma studies

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Janet M. Davis

Associate Professor in the Department of American Studies, College of Liberal Arts

janetmdavis@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-1848 |
BUR 432

Education: Ph.D., History, University of Wisconsin (Madison)

Interests: U.S. cultural and social history; popular culture; social thought; animal studies; women’s and gender history; U.S. social movements; modern South Asia

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Susan De Luca

Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work

sdeluca@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Interests: Adolescent suicide prevention with a focus on Latinas

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Mercedes Lynn De Uriarte

Associate Professor in the Department of Journalism, Moody College of Communication

merlyn@utexas.edu |
512.471.1979 |
CMA A5.150A

Education: Ph.D. in American Studies, Yale

Interests: Social justice issues, particularly the exclusion of voice, minority invisibility and housing insecurity; curtailing of voice and patterns of newsroom exclusion

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Diana DiNitto

Professor in the School of Social Work

ddinitto@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Florida State University

Interests: Social welfare policy, alcohol and drug problems, violence against women

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Héctor Domínguez-Ruvalcaba

Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, College of Liberal Arts

ruvalcaba@austin.utexas.edu |
512.471.4936 |
BEN 3.130

Education: Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Interests: Queer Studies, Studies of Violence, Border Studies in Literature, Film, and the Arts

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Caroline Faria

Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts

cvfaria@austin.utexas.edu |
CLA 3.414

Education: Ph.D., University of Washington, WA

Interests: Feminist political and economic geographies; feminist methodologies; Africa and the African diaspora

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Dorie J. Gilbert

Associate Professor in the School of Social Work

dgm@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., 1996, Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Africentric interventions, global health and mental health disparities, international development and social entrepreneurship

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Laurie B. Green

Associate Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

lbgreen@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7245 |
GAR 2.116

Education: Ph.D., 1999, University of Chicago

Interests: Politics of race and gender in the 20-century U.S.; social movements; cultural studies

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Nicole Guidotti-Hernández

Professor and Chair in the Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies, College of Liberal Arts

ngh24@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests: Transnational Feminisms; Critical Race Studies; Latinx Studies; Borderlands History; American Studies; Violence and Citizenship; and Indigeneity and Nationalisms

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Lauren Gutterman

Faculty

lgutterman@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D, New York University

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Sabine Hake

Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts

hake@austin.utexas.edu |
232-6379 |
BUR 332

Education: Ph.D., University of Hannover, Germany

Interests: German film, Weimar culture, modernism and the avant-garde, the culture of the metropolis, fascist aesthetics, working-class culture, Marxist theory

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Mark D. Hayward

Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

mhayward@prc.utexas.edu |
512-471-8382 |
CLA 2.622E

Education: Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington

Interests: Life course origins of adult health and mortality, biodemography

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Susan S Heinzelman

Director, Center for Women's & Gender Studies and Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

sheinz@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-8736 |
PAR 126

Education: Ph.D., 1977, University of Western Ontario

Interests: 18-century women's novels; feminism, law, and literature

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Geraldine Heng

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

heng@austin.utexas.edu |
471-7480 |
PAR 213

Education: Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests: Literary, cultural and social encounters between worlds; webs of exchange and negotiation between communities and cultures when transacted through issues of gender, race, sexuality, and religion; Medieval Europe’s discoveries and rediscoveries of Asia and Africa

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Neville Hoad

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

nhoad@mail.utexas.edu |
PAR 215

Education: Ph.D., 1998, Columbia University

Interests: Victorian feminism; psychoanalysis (particularly Freud and Klein); contemporary feminist theory in French and English; lesbian and gay studies; queer theory; international human rights law pertaining to sexual orientations; sexuality and gender issues in Southern Africa

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Kristen A Hogan

Education Coordinator, UT Gender & Sexuality Center

hogank@austin.utexas.edu |
SAC 2.112

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

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Juliet Hooker

Associate Professor in the Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts

juliethooker@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.7273 |
MEZ 3.146

Education: Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests: Black political thought, Latin American political thought, political solidarity, and multiculturalism

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Robert W. Jensen

Professor in the Department of Journalism. Moody College of Communication

rjensen@austin.utexas.edu

Education: PhD, University of Minnesota

Interests: Feminist critiques of the media; Pornography; Questions of race through a critique of white privilege and institutionalized racism

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Barbara Jones

University Distinguished Professor of Social Work and Associate Dean for Health Affairs

barbarajones@mail.utexas.edu |
512-475-9367

Education: Ph. D., University at Albany, State University of New York

Interests: Coordinated care for children facing illness, family resilience, pediatric palliative care, pediatric oncology social work interventions, and adolescent and young adult cancer survivors

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LeeAnn Kahlor

Associate Professor in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communication

kahlor@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: Health and environmental risk communication; information processing; television viewing; political communication

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Ward Keeler

Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts

ward.keeler@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8520 |
EPS 1.146

Education: PhD, University of Chicago

Interests: Anthropology and expressive culture, including music, theatre, and literature; language and culture; postcoloniality; Java and Bali (Indonesia), and Burma

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Su Yeong Kim

Associate Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, College of Natural Sciences

sykim@prc.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-5524 |
SEA 2.322G

Education: Ph.D. Human Development and Family Sciences, University of California, Davis

Interests: Mexican American and Chinese American families and immigration, acculturation, language brokering, parenting, depressive symptoms, school achievement, measurement invariance

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Philippa Levine

Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

philippa@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-1236 |
HRC 3.202B

Education: DPhil, Oxford University

Interests: British Empire; intersections of race and gender; science, medicine and society

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Xavier Livermon

Assistant Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, College of Liberal Arts

livermon@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests: Intersection of popular culture, gender, and sexuality in post-apartheid South Africa and the African Diaspora; African Cultural Studies; Black Popular Music; Black Performance; Black Queer Studies; HIV/AIDS; African Diaspora Studies

Carol H MacKay

Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

mackay@mail.utexas.edu |
471-8970 |
PAR 221

Education: Ph.D., 1979, University of California Los Angeles

Interests: Victorian novel; women's studies; autobiography; William Makepeace Thackeray; Charles Dickens; Julia Margaret Cameron; Anne Thackeray Ritchie; Annie Besant; Elizabeth Robins; Virginia Woolf

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Matthew McGlone

Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies, Moody College of Communication

Matthew_McGlone@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., Princeton University

Interests: The role of language in persuasion, deception, and prejudice in interpersonal communication

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Martha Menchaca

Professor in the Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts

mmen@austin.utexas.edu |
512.471.7537 |
SAC 5.158

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Social anthropology; ethnicity, critical race theory, legal anthropology, history and oral traditions, US/Mexican culture; Latin America; Mexico

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Sofian Merabet

Associate Professor of Anthropology

sofian.merabet@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-0057 |
SAC 5.156

Education: Ph.D., Columbia University

Interests: Socio-Cultural Theory/Psychoanalysis/Urban Studies/Gender Studies/Queer Theory/Muslim World, Europe, and South America

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Julie A. Minich

Assistant Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

minichja@utexas.edu |
PAR 227

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Chicana/o literary and cultural studies Latina/o literary and cultural studies LGBT studies Feminist studies Disability studies

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Lisa L Moore

Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

llmoore@austin.utexas.edu |
471-4991 |
PAR 108

Education: Ph.D., 1991, Cornell University

Interests: 18th-century and Romantic literatures; Early American literature; Anglo-American women's literature; feminist and queer theory and the history of sexuality; poetry and poetics

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Gretchen Murphy

Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

gretchen@mail.utexas.edu |
PAR 108

Education: Ph.D., 1999, University of Washington

Interests: U.S. Literature and culture to 1914, nationalism and imperialism, sentimental and domestic writing

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Cynthia Osborne

Associate Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs

cosborne@prc.utexas.edu |
512-471-9808 |
SRH 3.238

Education: Ph.D., Princeton University

Interests: Social policy, poverty and inequality, family and child well-being, family demography, and school entry among disadvantaged children

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Yolanda C. Padilla

Professor in the School of Social Work

ypadilla@utexas.edu |
(512) 471-6266 |
SSW 3.130K

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests: Population studies focusing on racial and ethnic disparities in health and well-being with an emphasis on Mexican American children and families, poverty, immigration, and applications to social welfare policy development

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Ann M. Reynolds

Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts

reyna@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., The Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York

Interests: U.S. and European art, architecture, and visual culture after 1930; feminist theory, gender, and sexuality studies; the historiography of exhibition practice; and film

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Matt T Richardson

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

matturichardson@gmail.com |
(512) 471-8700 |
PAR 327

Education: Ph.D., 2005, African Diaspora Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Interests: Ethnic and Third-World Literature; Black feminist theory; Queer studies; contemporary African American women's fiction

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Michele Rountree

Associate Professor in the School of Social Work

mrountree@austin.utexas.edu

Interests: Investigation of mental health and health associated with the intersection between intimate partner violence and heightened risk for HIV/AIDS; development and evaluation of evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions and prevention strategies tailored to women and communities of color

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Loriene Roy

Professor in the School of Information Studies

loriene@ischool.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Illinois, Urbana

Interests: Public libraries and indigenous cultural heritage development and information services

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Sharmila Rudrappa

Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

rudrappa@austin.utexas.edu |
232-6310 |
BUR 574

Education: PhD, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Interests: Indian information technology; immigrants in the U.S.; the cultural politics of assisted reproductive technologies in India

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Faegheh Shirazi

Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts

fshirazi@austin.utexas.edu |
232-9416 |
WMB 6.128

Education: PhD, Ohio State University

Interests: Textiles, dress, gender identity discourse, and material culture in the Middle East; the meanings of veiling; rituals and rites of passage as they relate to material culture

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Balbir K. Singh

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Women’s & Gender Studies

bksingh@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., English, University of Washington

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Christen Smith

Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts

christen.smith@austin.utexas.edu |
GWB 3.112

Education: Ph.D., Cultural and Social Anthropology, Stanford University

Interests: Performance, racial formation, the black body, violence, black women and transnational struggle, black liberation and resistance in the Americas (particularly Brazil and the United States)

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Melissa Smith

Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Work

melissacsmith@utexas.edu

Education: M.D., University of Washington School of Medicine

Interests: Health equity, community-based participatory research, global health, women’s health, health literacy.

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Patricia A. Somers

Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Administration, College of Education

pasomers@austin.utexas.edu |
512.471.7551 |
SZB 374

Interests: Access and persistence in Brazilian higher education; Affirmative Action and admissions - U.S. and Brazil; college student persistence in the U.S.

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Nancy K. Stalker

Associate Professor in the Department of Asian Studies, College of Liberal Arts

nancy.stalker@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-5811 |
WCH 4.130

Education: Ph.D., 2002, Stanford University

Interests: The relationship between cultural and religious practice and national identity in modern Japan; the conception of traditional Japanese cuisine and gender ideology

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Pauline Strong

Director of Humanities Institute, Professor in the Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts

pstrong@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-8524 |
SAC 4.130

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests: Cultural, historical, feminist anthropology. Identity and difference. Politics of representation. Public culture. Youth organizations. Museum studies. US, Indigenous North America.

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Kevin Thomas

Assistant Professor in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communictaion

kevin.thomas@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., 2011, Advertising, University of Texas at Austin

Interests: socio-cultural impact of marketing communication and consumer behavior; multicultural advertising; issues of diversity and marketplace discrimination; entrepreneurship and marketplace empowerment

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Kathleen Tyner

Assistant Professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film, Moody College of Communication

ktyner@utexas.edu |
512-471-3852

Interests: Media arts, digital literacy, and the uses of serious games for learning

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Lynn Westbrook

Associate Professor in the School of Information

lynnwest@ischool.utexas.edu

Interests: information worlds of domestic violence survivors, the nature and quality of digital reference transactions, and the role of mental models in reference work

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Karin Wilkins

Professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film, Moody College of Communication

karin.wilkins@austin.utexas.edu |
CAL 528D

Education: PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Interests: Development communication and social change, global communication, and critical media studies

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Lynn R Wilkinson

Associate Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts

lrw@austin.utexas.edu |
232-6370 |
BUR 360

Education: Ph.D. Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley

Interests: Scandinavian and comparative literature; Scandinavian drama and film; modernism; the novel and narrative traditions; gender studies; literary and cultural theory

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Christine L Williams

Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

cwilliams@austin.utexas.edu |
232-6321 |
CLA 3.608

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests: Gender, sexuality, workplace inequality, qualitative research methods, theory

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Zipporah B. Wiseman

Professor in the School of Law

zwiseman@law.utexas.edu

Education: LLB 1954, Yale University

Interests: Commercial law; issues in feminist legal theory

Associate Faculty


Gayle Acton

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing

gacton@mail.nur.utexas.edu

Interests: Her research program concerns the older adult client, and in particular, caregivers of adults with dementia.

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Kamran Scot Aghaie

Associate Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts

kamranaghaie@austin.utexas.edu |
475-6400 |
WMB 6.102

Education: Ph.D., 1999, University of California at Los Angeles

Interests: Islamic studies, Shi'ism, modern Iranian and Middle Eastern history; secondary areas of interest: world history, historiography, religious studies, nationalism, gender studies and economic history

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Samer Ali

Associate Professor in the College of Liberal Arts

saali@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6467 |
CAL 408

Education: Ph.D, Indiana University

Interests: Islamic kingship, court literature and patronage, classical historiography, modern and medieval folklore and folklife, Arab women poets, oral performance of Homeric epic, literary criticism

Megan Alrutz

Assistant Professor of Applied Theatre and Community Cultural Engagement, College of Fine Arts

malrutz@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 232-6383

Education: Ph.D., Arizona State University

Interests: applied theatre and theatre for young audiences, including school-based, arts-infusion and community-embedded performance; devising and directing theatre and digital storytelling to explore issues of voice and identity; and developing new work that challenges ways of seeing/knowing and inspires dialogue

Emily Amanatullah

Assistant Professor in the Department of Management, Red McCombs School of Business College of Business Administration

emily.amanatullah@mccombs.utexas.edu

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Jacqueline L. Angel

Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, College of Liberal Arts

jangel@austin.utexas.edu |
475-8641 |
SHR 3.203

Education: Ph.D., Rutgers University

Interests: relationships linking family structures, inequality, and health across the life course

Marilyn Armour

Professor in the School of Social Work

marmour@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Interests: Clinical interventions; Restorative justice; Criminal justice; Crime victims including homicide; Clinical and cross cultural supervision; Professional ethics and boundaries; Qualitative research methods

Germine Awad

Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education

gawad@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-0526 |
SZB 506H

Education: Ph.D., 2005, Psychology, Southern Illinois University - Carbindale

Interests: attitude development and expression in the following areas: prejudice and discrimination, ethnic and racial identity (with a focus on Arabs and African Americans), acculturation, immigration, and attitudes toward affirmative action beneficiaries

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Samuel Baker

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

sebaker@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8389 |
CAL 308

Education: Ph.D., 2001, University of Chicago

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J.K. Barret

Assistant Professor of English, College of Liberal Arts

jkbarret@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8930 |
CAL 310

Education: Ph.D., 2008, Princeton University

Interests: Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century literature; the Renaissance future; time; literature and the visual arts; early modern legal theory; classical reception; narrative.

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Phillip J Barrish

Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

pbarrish@austin.utexas.edu |
471-7840 |
PAR 108

Education: Ph.D., 1991, Cornell University

Interests: Post-Civil War American literature and culture; whiteness studies and critical race theory; "masculinity" as a cultural construction; gender studies; psychoanalytic approaches to literary study; relationship between literature and liberalism

Alice L Batt

Lecturer in the Department of Rhetoric & Writing, College of Liberal Arts

abatt@austin.utexas.edu |
471-3280 |
PAR 15

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: creative nonfiction, feature writing, grantwriting, and nonprofit writing

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Deborah Beck

Associate Professor in the Department of Classics, College of Liberal Arts

deborah.beck@austin.utexas.edu |
WAG 21

Education: PhD 1997, Harvard University

Interests: Formulas and oral aesthetics in early Greek poetry; cognitive theories of reading and image processing; speech and speech representation in Homeric epic; representations of art and interpretation in Augustan Latin poetry

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Kirsten "Kit" Belgum

Associate Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts

belgum@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6375 |
BUR 324

Education: Ph.D., German, University of Wisconsin (Madison)

Interests: Nineteenth-Century German Studies, Popular Culture, Print Culture, Nationalism, German Realism, Travel literature

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S. Natasha Beretvas

Professor of Educational Psychology; Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies, College of Education

tberetvas@austin.utexas.edu

Education: PhD, University of Washington

Interests: Evaluation and innovative application of psychometric and statistical models; multilevel modeling with a focus on extensions to the conventional multilevel model to handle student mobility and other sources of data structure complexities; meta-analytic techniques (particularly, synthesis of single-case research designs' results)

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Douglas G. Biow

Professor in the Department of French and Italian, College of Liberall Arts

biow@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-7267 |
HRH 2.110B

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Marc Bizer

Professor, French Studies

mbizer@utexas.edu |
512-471-7780 |
HRH 3.112B

Education: PhD, Princeton University

Interests: Nascent French identities: national, social, religious, authorial, gendered; tragedy and the tragic

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Sandra E. Black

Audre and Bernard Rapoport Centennial Chair in Economics and Public Affairs and Professor in the Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts

sblack@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Harvard University

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Daniel A Bonevac

Professor in the Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts

bonevac@austin.utexas.edu |
232-4333 |
WAG 403

Education: PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Interests: Philosophy; Logic; Moral Issues; Ethics; Philosophy in Popular Culture; Christian Philosophy.

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Paul Bonin Rodriguez

Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre & Dance, College of Fine Arts

pbonrod@austin.utexas.edu

Sharon Brown

Professor in the School of Nursing

sabrown@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: type 2 diabetes and ways to promote healthier outcomes

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Erika M. Bsumek

Associate Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

embsumek@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-3261 |
GAR 2.104C

Education: Ph.D., 2000, Rutgers University

Interests: environment, sustainability, engineering, race and ethncity.

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Mia Carter

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

miac@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8733 |
PAR 123

Education: PhD,, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Interests: Ethnic and Third World Literature; Popular Culture; Modern British Literature; Women, Gender and Literature; post-colonial and ethnic studies, modernism, 19th and 20th Century British Literature, Imperial studies, film, women's studies

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John R Clarke

Professor in the Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Art

j.clarke@austin.utexas.edu |
DFA 2.114

Education: PhD, Yale

Interests: ancient Roman art, art-historical methodology, and contemporary art

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Judith G. Coffin

Associate Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

jcoffin@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7235 |
GAR 2.122

Education: Ph.D., 1985, Yale University

Interests: European social and cultural history, especially 20th-century France; gender, sexuality and history of feminism, early twentieth-century consumption; French imperialism and race relations; the "sexual revolution" in post-war France

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David Crew

Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

dfcrew@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7232 |
GAR 2.126

Education: Ph.D., 1975, Cornell University

Interests: the history of popular culture and consumerism in twentieth-century Germany and Europe, the history and politics of memory, and the visual history of Germany in the twentieth century, with a specific focus upon photographic representations

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David Crews

Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences

crews@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Rutgers University

Interests: meaning of diversity in reproductive controlling mechanisms and the evolution of brain mechanisms controlling behavior

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Robert Crosnoe

Professor and Chair of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

crosnoe@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-3255 (Chair's Office), 512-471-8329 (PRC) |
CLA 2.406F

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Human Development, Education, Family, Health, Immigration

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Catherine Cubbin

Associate Professor in the School of Social Work

ccubbin@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-0625 |
CLA 2.622G

Education: Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Interests: using epidemiological methods to better understand socioeconomic and racial/ethnic inequalities in health for the purpose of informing policy

Tina Curran

Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts

tinacurran@austin.utexas.edu

Elizabeth Danze

Associate Professor in the School of Architecture

edanze@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Master's, Yale

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Lesley A Dean-Jones

Associate Professor in the Department of Classics, College of Liberal Arts

ldjones@austin.utexas.edu |
471-2352 |
WAG 123B

Education: Ph.D., Stanford

Interests: ancient medicine, philosophy, and gynecology; women in antiquity

Andrew Dell'Antonio

Professor in the School of Music

dellantonio@mail.utexas.edu |
512-471-6880 |
MBE 3.214

Education: Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley

Interests: musical historiography, feminist/queer theory and cultural studies

Theodore Dix

Associate Professor in the Human Dev & Family Sci, College of Natural Sciences

teddix@austin.utexas.edu

Interests: how psychological aspects of parents influence the behaviors that parents and children display and the course of their interactions

Philip Doty

Associate Professor in the School of Information

pdoty@ischool.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Syracruse University

Interests: Family, gender, and youth issues; politics research; federal information policy; social science research methods; information user behavior; the digital divide

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Elsie Echeverri-Carroll

Research Professor, Director Economic Development Program Bureau of Business Research

e.carroll@mail.utexas.edu |
512.475.7811 |
IC2 1.124

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

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Catharine H Echols

Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

echols@austin.utexas.edu |
SEA 5.220

Education: Ph.D., University of Illinois

Interests: issues related to the acquisition of language

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Karen Engle

Professor in the School of Law

kengle@law.utexas.edu |
512.232.7066 |
JON 6.240

Education: JD, Harvard University

Interests: international human rights law

Linda Ferreira-Buckley

Associate Professor of the Department of Rhetoric & Writing, College of Liberal Arts Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

lfb@utexas.edu |
471-6109 |
PAR 3

Rowena Fong

Professor in the School of Social Work

rfong@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-1393 |
School of Social Work: 3.122G

Education: Ed.D., Harvard University

Interests: Asian American Studies; Chinese American children and families; ethnic identity formation and socialization; childrearing practices; international adoptions; immigrants and refugees; human trafficking; Title IVE child welfare training, child neglect, family preservation, culturally competent practice

Norma Fowler

Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences

nfowler@uts.cc.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D, Duke University, 1978

Interests: conservation applications, including the preservation of an endangered annual forb and the management of woodland preserves

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Alison K. Frazier

Associate Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts Department of Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts

akfrazier@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6375 |
GAR 2.109

Education: Ph.D., 1997, Columbia University

Interests: editions of humanist saints' lives; a study of a quattrocento hexameral commentary; a census of Bonino Mombrizio's c. 1477 "Sanctuarium"

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Adria Frizzi

Lecturer in the Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts

adriafrizzi@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-7289 |
HRH 3.112A

Education: PhD, The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Modern and contemporary literature: Brazilian, Italian, Spanish American, US; Translation studies: theory and practice of translation; Modern and contemporary Italian culture; Italian women writers; Film: Italian and Latin American; literature into film

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Laura Furman

Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

ljfurman@mail.utexas.edu |
471-8392 |
CAL 314

Education: B.A., 1968, Bennington College

Lyndon K. Gill

Assistant Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, College of Liberal Arts Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts Center for African and African American Studies, College of Liberal Arts

lyndonkgill@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Harvard University

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John Morán González

Director, Center for Mexican American Studies; Associate Professor, Department of English

jmgonzal@utexas.edu |
(512) 471-8117 |
PAR 321

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Latino/a Literature; Chicano/a Literature; Late Nineteenth-Century American Literature; Narrative Theory; Postcolonial Studies

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Rachel V. González-Martin

Assistant Professor in the Mexican American and Latina_o Studies, College of Liberal Arts Center for Mexican American Studies, College of Liberal Arts

rvgonzal@austin.utexas.edu |
512 475 6775 |
GWB 1.102C

Education: Ph.D., Indiana University

Interests: Latina/o Studies, Folklore, Ethnomusicology

Lalitha Gopalan

Associate Professor in the Department of Radio Television Film, Moody College of Communication Department of Asian Studies, College of Liberal Arts

lalitha.gopalan@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-9374 |
CMA 6.174

Education: PhD, University of Rochester

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Edmund T. Gordon

Chair and Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies, Associate Professor Anthropology

etgordon@austin.utexas.edu |
471-1784 |
GRG 340

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Culture and power in the African Diaspora, gender studies (particularly Black males), critical race theory, race education, and the racial economy of space and resources

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Andrea Gore

Professor in the College of Pharmacy Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

andrea.gore@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Interests: mechanisms by which the brain controls reproductive development and aging

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Penny A Green

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

pennygreen@utexas.edu |
232-6306 |
BUR 540

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Susan Grobe

Professor Emeritus

grobe@mail.utexas.edu

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Karen Grumberg

Assistant Professor

keren@austin.utexas.edu |
471-5134 |
WMB 6.116

Education: Ph.D.- 2004, University of California- Los Angeles

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Laura G. Gutiérrez

Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts Center for Mexican American Studies, College of Liberal Arts

lauragutierrez@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Andreana P Haley

Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

haley@austin.utexas.edu |
232-0863 |
SEA 3.238

Education: Ph.D., University of Virginia

Interests: aging, cognition, neurobiology, neuroimaging (MRI, MRS, fMRI)

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Julie Hardwick

Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

jhardwick@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7221 |
GAR 3.112

Education: Ph.D., 1991, Johns Hopkins University

Interests: intersections of legal, economic, social and family/gender history in early modern France

Tracie C Harrison

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing

tharrison@mail.nur.utexas.edu

Interests: intersection between age related change and functional impairment and how that affects social role performance and subsequent health outcomes in women

Hillary Hart

Senior Lecturer in the Department Civil Architecture and Environmental Engineering

hart@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., Bryn Mawr College

Interests: environmental communication, technical communication in the workplace, and engineering research ethics

Nancy Hazen-Swann

Professor in the Human Dev & Family Sci, College of Natural Sciences

nancyhazen@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: in how children's relationships in the family relate to their developing social-emotional adjustment and peer interaction styles

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Elizabeth A Hedrick

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

eahedrick@mail.utexas.edu |
471-8705 |
PAR 226

Education: Ph.D., 1986, Columbia University

Interests: Feminist theory since 1970; gender and science; 18th-century novel and drama; Samuel Johnson; 18th-century lexicography; history of charity and philanthropy

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Kurt Heinzelman

Professor

kheinz@mail.utexas.edu |
471-6688 |
PAR 121

Education: Ph.D., 1978, University of Massachusettes

Linda Henderson

Professor in the Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts

dnehl@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., Yale University

Interests: interdisciplinary study of modernism, including the relation of modern art to fields such as geometry, science and technology, and mystical and occult philosophies

Jacqueline M Henkel

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts Department of Rhetoric & Writing, College of Liberal Arts

henkelj@austin.utexas.edu |
471-4942 |
PAR 14

Education: Ph.D., 1985, University of Minnesota

Interests: relation of linguistics to literary criticism; ordinary language philosophy; narrative theory; and language and gender

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Kathleen M Higgins

Professor in the Department of Philosophy

kmhiggins@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-5564 |
WAG 203

Education: PhD, Yale

Interests: emotion, feminist ethics, feminist aesthetics

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Michael Craig Hillmann

Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies

mchillmann@aol.com |
512-475-6606 |
CAL 400

Interests: Persian (Farsi and Tajiki) language and literature; Iranian art and culture; literary autobiography; lyric verse

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Heather Hindman

Associate Professor in the Department of Asian Studies

h.hindman@mail.utexas.edu |
471-1667 |
WCH 5.103

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

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Carole K. Holahan

Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education

c.holahan@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Health and well-being across the life span; women's health; psychosocial factors in health behavior; successful aging; stress and coping

Jennifer Holme

Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Administration

jholme@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Educational Policy; Ed.M, Administration, Planning and Social Policy, University of California at Los Angeles; Harvard University

Interests: politics and implementation of educational policy

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Kristine Hopkins

Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology

khopkins@prc.utexas.edu |
512.471.8313 |
CLA 2.620D

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: reproductive health issues in Texas, the US-Mexico border, and Latin America

Sharon Horner

Professor in the School of Nursing

s.horner@mail.utexas.edu |
+1 512 471 7951 |
NUR 4.153 NUR 4.150

Interests: families with children who have chronic illnesses

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Thomas K Hubbard

Professor in the Department of Classics

tkh@mail.utexas.edu |
471-0676 |
WAG 9

Education: PhD; 1980, Yale

Interests: Greek and Roman Literature, Literary Theory

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Deborah B. Jacobvitz

Chair, Professor in the Department of Human Dev & Family Sci

debj@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-4276 |
SEA 2.414

Education: Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Interests: parent-child interactions and their transmission from one generation to the next

Sirkka Jarvenpaa

Professor in the Department of Information

sjarvenpaa@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: Clicks and Mortars, Customer Insight, E-Commerce, Information Systems

Judith Jellison

Professor in the School of Music

jjellison@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: quality music experiences for all children

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Omi Osun Joni L. Jones

Associate Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies

jonijones@austin.utexas.edu |
471-4320 |
JES A232A

Education: Ph.D., New York University

Interests: identity, ethnography, Yoruba-based performance aesthetics, Black Feminisms and Theatre for Social Change. She teaches undergraduate courses in African-American theatre history and the performance of race

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Elizabeth L. Keating

Professor in the Department of Anthropology

elizabeth.keating@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8518 |
SAC 4.156

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Interests: Linguistic Anthropology, Language and Status, American Sign Language, New Communication Technologies, Multimodal Communication, Visual Anthropology

Sara E Kimball

Associate Professor in the Department of English

skimball@uts.cc.utexas.edu |
471-8363 |
PAR 108

Education: Ph.D., 1983, Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania

Interests: Hittitology; Hittite and Indo-European languages; historical linguistics; lexicography; language and gender; history of literacy

Mary Jo Kirisits

Associate Professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

kirisits@mail.utexas.edu |
+1-512-232-7120

Interests: biological treatment processes, biofilms, environmental microbiology, and molecular biology

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Judith H Langlois

Executive Vice-President and Provost (Interim) / Professor in the Department of Psychology

jlanglois@austin.utexas.edu |
232-3600 |
MAI 101

Education: Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Interests: social development and social information processing; infant development; the effects of individual characteristics (physical appearance, gender, age) on the differential socialization of males and females and on the development of social behavior; the origin of social stereotypes; the development of social competence

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Cristine H Legare

Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology

legare@austin.utexas.edu |
SEA 5.216

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests: Cognitive development, cultural learning, cognitive evolution

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Erin Lentz

Faculty

erinclentz@utexas.edu

Education: PhD, Cornell University

Janice Leoshko

Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History

jleoshko@austin.utexas.edu |
232-2581 |
DFA 2.110

Education: PhD, Ohio State University

Carol Lewis

Lecturer in the Office of the Associate Dean for Research, School of Social Work

carolmarie@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Women's health; interdisciplinary research; research administration; program evaluation; adolescent parenting; domestic violence; school-based prevention; cultural diversity; alternative medicine; placebo effects

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Rebecca J. Lewis

Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology

rjlewis@austin.utexas.edu |
232-5386 |
SAC 5.152

Education: Ph.D., University Biological Anthropology and Anatomy (2004), Duke University

Interests: male-female relationships, evolution of social behavior, evolution of cooperation, power dynamics, relationship between distribution of resources and social relationships (socioecology), sexual selection, primate behavioral ecology

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Tatjana Lichtenstein

Associate Professor in the Department of History

lichtens@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6171 |
GAR 0.110

Education: Ph.D. 2009, University of Toronto, Canada

Interests: Twentieth century Eastern European history with a focus on nationalism, minorities and state-building, and relations between Jews and non-Jews

Michael S. Mackert

Associate Professor in the Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations

mackert@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., Michigan State University

Interests: health literacy, with a particular interest in the best ways to design health messages to reach low health literate populations

Eric S Mallin

Associate Professor in the Department of English

emall@mail.utexas.edu |
471-1697

Education: Ph.D., 1986, Stanford University

Interests: Shakespeare, 16th- and 17th-century English drama, new historicism, queer theory, Shakespearean / early modern themes as they transmogrify and metastasize in contemporary cinema

Jill A. Marshall

Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education

marshall@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Learning and teaching of Physics and Astronomy; gender issues in science and science education; group interactions in collaboraive learning

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Tracie M. Matysik

Associate Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

matysik@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7251 |
GAR 3.402

Education: Ph.D., 2001, Cornell University

Interests: field of modern European intellectual history, with a particular focus on the evolution of secularism as a social movement

Jennifer Maynard

Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

maynard@che.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Biotechnology, applied immunology, applied microbiology

Ruth G McRoy

Professor Emeritus

r.mcroy@mail.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-0551 |
3.208A

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

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Cindy M Meston

Professor in the Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

meston@psy.utexas.edu |
232-4644 |
SEA 3.232

Education: Ph.D., University of British Columbia

Susan Mickey

Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts

msmickey@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: extensive design experiences in regional theatre, television, film and print

Leslie A Moore

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education

Interests: psychotherapy, couples therapy, intensive short term psychodynamic psychotherapy, narrative therapy

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Chandra L. Muller

Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

cmuller@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-8377, 512-232-6322 |
MAI 2320; BUR 584

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests: diversity in experiences and disparities according to gender, race and ethnicity, social class, as well as disability, immigration or language minority status.

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Martha G. Newman

Associate Professor in the Departments of History and Religious Studies

newman@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-8660 |
GAR 3.408

Education: Ph.D., 1988, Stanford University

Interests: Currently her research focuses on monastic miracle collections and monastic attitudes toward women and the poor

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Pamela Paxton

Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

ppaxton@prc.utexas.edu |
512-232-6323 |
CLA 3.738

Education: Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Interests: pro-social behavior, politics, gender, and methodology

Shelley M. Payne

Professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences

Education: Ph. D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Interests: Pathogenic mechanisms of Shigella, E. coli, and Vibrio cholerae; Genetics of bacterial iron transport systems

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Domino R. Perez

Associate Professor

drperez@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-7853 |
CAL 401

Education: Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Interests: Young Adult Fiction; American Literature; Popular Culture; Cultural Studies; Film

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Tasha Philpot

Associate Professor in the Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts

tphilpot@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-3681 |
BAT 4.140

Education: Ph.D., Political Science, University of Michigan

Interests: African-American Politics, Political Psychology, Public Opinion and Political Behavior, Political Communication, and Political Parties

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David Quinto-Pozos

Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts

davidqp@austin.utexas.edu |
471-9030

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

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Esther Raizen

Associate Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts

raizen@austin.utexas.edu |
GEB 3.212

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Modern and classical Hebrew language and literature, Jewish history and culture, teaching Hebrew as a foreign language, computer assisted instruction, computational linguistics, academic advising and student development

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Kelly Raley

Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

kelly.raley@mail.utexas.edu |
232-6333 |
CLA 2.072E

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin–Madison

Interests: family trends, the social determinants of family formation, and the impact of family change on social stratification

Vijaya Ramachandran

Professor in the Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences

vlr@cs.utexas.edu |
+1-512-471-9554

Education: PhD, Princeton University

Interests: algorithms and computational theory, primarily in the areas of graph algorithms, data structures, randomized algorithms, parallel algorithms and effective models for computation

Julia Ann Reed

Associate Professor in the Department of Textiles and Apparel, College of Natural Sciences

areed@austin.utexas.edu

Interests: investigating young children's use of nonverbal clothing cues in defining and communicating notions of masculinity and femininity

Linda E Reichl

Professor in the Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences

reichl@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Denver

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Ann M. Repp

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

repp@mail.utexas.edu |
471-3858 |
SEA 5.252

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Donna Lynn Rew

Professor in the School of Nursing

ellerew@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: Family health nursing; sexual health practices of homeless adolescents

Joanne F Richards

Senior Lecturer in the College of Pharmacy

jrichards@utexas.edu

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Catherine Riegle-Crumb

Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education

riegle@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-8642 |
MAI 2312

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

Daniel H. Robinson

Associate Professor

dan.robinson@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Nebraska

Aaron Rochlen

Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education

aaron.rochlen@austin.utexas.edu |
512 471 0361 |
SZB 504

Interests: men;s gender role socialization, help-seeking behaviors, and the lives of men in non-traditional work/family roles

Victoria Rodríguez

Professor in the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs

victoria@austin.utexas.edu |
512 475 8620 |
SRH 3.229

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests: governance, democratization, and political change in Mexico

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Sonia Roncador

Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, College of Liberal Arts

roncador@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.4525 |
BEN 3.132

Education: Ph. D., New York University

Interests: Lusophone Literatures and cultures Gender and race Questions of servitude, domesticity, and women’s education Brazilian and transatlantic cultural studies

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Rebecca Rossen

Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts

r-rossen@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.7153 |
WIN 2.115

Education: Ph.D.(2006), Northwestern University

Interests: Gender, sexuality, and ethnicity in physical performance; theatrical stagings of identity; feminist performance; 20th and 21st century American dance; theories of the body; choreography. For full biography, click on faculty name.

Margo Sawyer

Professor in the Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts

romulus@mail.utexas.edu

Education: MFA, Yale University

Interests: placing the viewer within spaces of reflection and contemplation, where structures that are visually accessible yet physically unapproachable create a series of perceptual contradictions

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Elizabeth Scala

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

scala@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8375 |
CAL 213

Education: Ph.D., 1994, Harvard University

Interests: Chaucer, Medieval literature, Textual Studies, Book History, Shakespeare, Literary Theory, Hitchcock, Nabokov

Nancy Schiesari

Professor in the Department of Radio Television Film, Moody College of Communication

prospero@mail.utexas.edu

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Roxanne Schroeder-Arce

Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts

roxanne@austin.utexas.edu

Education: MFA, The University of Texas at Austin

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Megan Seaholm

Senior Lecturer in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

seaholmm@gmail.com |
512-475-7243 |
GAR 4.124

Education: Ph.D., 1988, Rice University

Interests: history of women's health care and the social construction of medical science and medical practice

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Sonia Seeman

Associate Professor in the School of Music, College of Fine Arts

stseeman@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-2854 |
MBE 3.204

Education: Ph.D., UCLA

Interests: music of modern Turkey, the Ottoman Empire, and Southeastern Europe, specializing in Rom (“Gypsy”) communities

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Martha Selby

Professor and Chair, Department of Asian Studies, College of Liberal Arts

mas@austin.utexas.edu |
475-6040 |
WCH 4.134A

Education: PhD, University of Chicago

Dee Silverthorn

Professor of Medical Physiology in the Department of Medical Education, Dell Medical School

silverthorn@mail.utexas.edu

Beryl B. Simpson

Professor in the Plant Resources Center, College of Natural Sciences

beryl@mail.utexas.edu |
512.471.7335 |
BIO 112

Education: Ph. D., Harvard University

Interests: an array of studies that deal with the phylogeny and biogeography of various angiosperm groups

Denise A. Spellberg

Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

spellberg@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7202 |
GAR 3.208

Education: Ph.D., 1989, Columbia University

Interests: Islam in American and European history; medieval Islamic history, religion, and gender

Hallie Speranza

Lecturer in the Human Dev & Family Sci, College of Natural Sciences

hsperanza@mail.utexas.edu

Ellen Spiro

Professor in the Department of Radio Television Film, Moody College of Communication

spirovich@gmail.com

Education: MA, S.U.N.Y. Buffalo

Mary Steinhardt

University Faculty Ombuds, Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education

MSteinhardt@austin.utexas.edu |
471-5866, 232-3535 |
WMB 2.102, BEL 506

Education: Ed.D., University of Houston

Interests: determinants and methods for building resilience and strength when challenged with change and stressful situations

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Kathleen C. Stewart

Professor in the Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts

kstewart@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests: Cultural generativity, affect, ordinary life, public culture, political imaginaries, ethnographic writing, narrative, ethnopoetics, post-structuralism, U.S. popular culture, Appalachia, Las Vegas

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Sandra B Straubhaar

Distinguished Senior Lecturer in the Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts

sstraub@austin.utexas.edu |
232-6365 |
BUR 316

Education: Ph.D., German Studies and Humanities, Stanford University

Interests: Medieval Scandinavia, Postmodern Medievalism, Historical Linguistics

Sharon L. Strover

Professor in the Department of Radio Television Film, Moody College of Communication

sstrover@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., Stanford University

Interests: communications and telecommunications, including communication theory, research methodology and telecommunications policy

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William B Swann

Professor in the Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

Swann@utexas.edu |
471-3859 |
SEA 3.106

Education: Ph. D., University of Minnesota

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Cynthia Talbot

Associate Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

ctalbot@austin.utexas.edu

Education: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Sean Theriault

Associate Professor in the Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts

seant@mail.utexas.edu |
512-232-7279 |
BAT 3.130

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: congressional decision-making

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Lisa B. Thompson

Associate Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, College of Liberal Arts

lbthompson@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., 2000, Modern Thought & Literature, Stanford University

Gayle M. Timmerman

Associate Professor / Associate Dean in the School of Nursing

gtimmerman@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: develop a sound theoretical basis for individualized interventions to achieve long-term weight loss and prevention of weight gain in nonpurge binge eaters

Janice S. Todd

Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education

jan@starkcenter.org

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Rebecca M. Torres

Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts

rebecca.torres@austin.utexas.edu |
CLA 3.426

Education: Ph.D., University of California at Davis

Interests: Rural Development, Poverty, Migration, Gender, Tourism, Agricultural Transformation, Latin America

Dnika Travis

Research Fellow in the Office of the Associate Dean for Research, School of Social Work

dtravis@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-2081 |
SSW 3.106E

Education: Ph.D, 2006, University of Southern California

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Ann Twinam

Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

anntwinam@austin.utexas.edu |
512.475.7213 |
GAR 2.114

Education: Ph.D., Yale University

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Debra J. Umberson

Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

umberson@prc.utexas.edu |
512-232-6330 |
CLA 2.708B

Education: Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Interests: Social Ties & Population Health, Aging & the Life Course, Marriage & Family, Same-Sex Unions, Gender & Race, Blended Methods

Elizabeth A Vandewater

Associate Professor

elizvan@prc.utexas.edu |
471-8355 |
MAI 1914

Education: Ph. D., University of Michigan

Anita L. Vangelisti

Professor in the Department Communication Studies, Moody College of Communication

a.vangelisti@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: interpersonal communication among family members and between romantic partners

João H. Costa Vargas

Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, College of Liberal Arts

costavargas@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.6591 |
EPS 2.112A

Education: Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Gregory J. Vincent

Professor and Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement

gvincent@mail.utexas.edu |
471-3212 |
MAI 12

Education: Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania

Lorraine O. Walker

Professor in the School of Nursing

lwalker@mail.nur.utexas.edu

S. Craig Watkins

Professor in the Department of Radio Television Film, Moody College of Communication

craig.watkins@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-6676 |
WWH 408

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

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Alexandra K Wettlaufer

Professor in the Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts

akw@austin.utexas.edu |
471-1442, 471-7289 |
CLA 2.102, HRH 3.104C

Education: PhD, Columbia University

Interests: 19th-century literature, visual arts, culture, and gender studies in France and Britain

Shane Whalley

Lecturer

swhalley@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-9600 |
School of Social Work Building: 3.104A (only during office hours)

Education: Masters in Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin

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Jennifer M. Wilks

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

jmwilks@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., 2003, Cornell University

Interests: the figure of the traveling heroine in contemporary African diasporic fiction, portrayals of the Southern U.S. in Caribbean literature, and Paris as a site of diasporic intellectual exchange and transformation

Patricia Wilson

Professor in the School of Architecture

patriciawilson@utexas.edu |
512.471.0130 |
SUT 3.122

Education: PhD, Cornell University

Sharon Wood

Professor and Dean in the Cockrell School of Engineering

swood@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D. 1986, University of Illinois

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Helena Woodard

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

hwood@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8703 |
PAR 331

Education: Ph.D., 1991, English, University of North Carolina

Interests: 18th century British literature; ethnic and Third World literature; American literature; women, gender, and literature

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Marjorie Curry Woods

Blumberg Centennial Professor of English and University Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

marjoriewoods@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8383 |
CAL 301

Education: Ph.D., U. of Toronto

Interests: medieval literature; medieval and renaissance rhetoric and pedagogy; composition exercises in the premodern classroom; modern use of premodern compostion exercises

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Jacqueline D Woolley

Professor in the Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

woolley@austin.utexas.edu |
471-5196 |
SEA 4.212

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

Ying Xu

Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

xuying@mail.utexas.edu |
ECJ 5.436

Education: Ph.D., Virginia Tech University

Professors


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Jacqueline L. Angel

Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, College of Liberal Arts

jangel@austin.utexas.edu |
475-8641 |
SHR 3.203

Education: Ph.D., Rutgers University

Interests: relationships linking family structures, inequality, and health across the life course

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Katherine Arens

Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts

arens@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 232-6363 |
BUR 320

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Psychoanalysis and feminism (Freudian and Lacanian approaches); the intellectual history of feminist theory; history of European and US feminisms; women and epistemology; women and science

Marilyn Armour

Professor in the School of Social Work

marmour@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Interests: Clinical interventions; Restorative justice; Criminal justice; Crime victims including homicide; Clinical and cross cultural supervision; Professional ethics and boundaries; Qualitative research methods

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Phillip J Barrish

Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

pbarrish@austin.utexas.edu |
471-7840 |
PAR 108

Education: Ph.D., 1991, Cornell University

Interests: Post-Civil War American literature and culture; whiteness studies and critical race theory; "masculinity" as a cultural construction; gender studies; psychoanalytic approaches to literary study; relationship between literature and liberalism

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S. Natasha Beretvas

Professor of Educational Psychology; Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies, College of Education

tberetvas@austin.utexas.edu

Education: PhD, University of Washington

Interests: Evaluation and innovative application of psychometric and statistical models; multilevel modeling with a focus on extensions to the conventional multilevel model to handle student mobility and other sources of data structure complexities; meta-analytic techniques (particularly, synthesis of single-case research designs' results)

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Rebecca Bigler

Professor in the Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

rebeccabigler28@gmail.com |
471-9917 |
SEA 5.250

Education: Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Interests: Children's gender roles and attitudes, racial stereotyping, perceptions of discrimination

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Douglas G. Biow

Professor in the Department of French and Italian, College of Liberall Arts

biow@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-7267 |
HRH 2.110B

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Marc Bizer

Professor, French Studies

mbizer@utexas.edu |
512-471-7780 |
HRH 3.112B

Education: PhD, Princeton University

Interests: Nascent French identities: national, social, religious, authorial, gendered; tragedy and the tragic

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Sandra E. Black

Audre and Bernard Rapoport Centennial Chair in Economics and Public Affairs and Professor in the Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts

sblack@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Harvard University

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Daniel A Bonevac

Professor in the Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts

bonevac@austin.utexas.edu |
232-4333 |
WAG 403

Education: PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Interests: Philosophy; Logic; Moral Issues; Ethics; Philosophy in Popular Culture; Christian Philosophy.

Sharon Brown

Professor in the School of Nursing

sabrown@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: type 2 diabetes and ways to promote healthier outcomes

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Noel B. Busch-Armendariz

Professor in the School of Social Work

nbusch@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Interests: Violence against women and their children; moral reasoning of women; immigrant, maternal, and child health and social policy; international social work education; adoption and child welfare issues

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Charlotte Canning

Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts

charlottecanning@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Washington

Interests: Feminism and theater

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John R Clarke

Professor in the Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Art

j.clarke@austin.utexas.edu |
DFA 2.114

Education: PhD, Yale

Interests: ancient Roman art, art-historical methodology, and contemporary art

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David Crew

Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

dfcrew@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7232 |
GAR 2.126

Education: Ph.D., 1975, Cornell University

Interests: the history of popular culture and consumerism in twentieth-century Germany and Europe, the history and politics of memory, and the visual history of Germany in the twentieth century, with a specific focus upon photographic representations

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David Crews

Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences

crews@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Rutgers University

Interests: meaning of diversity in reproductive controlling mechanisms and the evolution of brain mechanisms controlling behavior

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Robert Crosnoe

Professor and Chair of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

crosnoe@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-3255 (Chair's Office), 512-471-8329 (PRC) |
CLA 2.406F

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Human Development, Education, Family, Health, Immigration

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Catherine Cubbin

Associate Professor in the School of Social Work

ccubbin@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-0625 |
CLA 2.622G

Education: Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Interests: using epidemiological methods to better understand socioeconomic and racial/ethnic inequalities in health for the purpose of informing policy

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Elizabeth Cullingford

Department Chair / Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

cullingford@austin.utexas.edu |
471-4991 |
PAR 108

Education: Ph.D., Oxford University

Interests: Only children, Irish literature, politics, and culture; modern poetry; women's studies; drama and film; Shakespeare; the relation between high and popular culture

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Ann Cvetkovich

Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

cvet@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8374 |
PAR 323

Education: Ph.D., 1988, Cornell University

Interests: Gay and lesbian studies; public feelings; trauma studies

Andrew Dell'Antonio

Professor in the School of Music

dellantonio@mail.utexas.edu |
512-471-6880 |
MBE 3.214

Education: Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley

Interests: musical historiography, feminist/queer theory and cultural studies

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Diana DiNitto

Professor in the School of Social Work

ddinitto@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Florida State University

Interests: Social welfare policy, alcohol and drug problems, violence against women

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Elsie Echeverri-Carroll

Research Professor, Director Economic Development Program Bureau of Business Research

e.carroll@mail.utexas.edu |
512.475.7811 |
IC2 1.124

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

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Karen Engle

Professor in the School of Law

kengle@law.utexas.edu |
512.232.7066 |
JON 6.240

Education: JD, Harvard University

Interests: international human rights law

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Toni Falbo

Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education

toni@prc.utexas.edu |
471-8020 |
CLA 2.622F

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Interests: family size and education

Rowena Fong

Professor in the School of Social Work

rfong@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-1393 |
School of Social Work: 3.122G

Education: Ed.D., Harvard University

Interests: Asian American Studies; Chinese American children and families; ethnic identity formation and socialization; childrearing practices; international adoptions; immigrants and refugees; human trafficking; Title IVE child welfare training, child neglect, family preservation, culturally competent practice

Norma Fowler

Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences

nfowler@uts.cc.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D, Duke University, 1978

Interests: conservation applications, including the preservation of an endangered annual forb and the management of woodland preserves

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Laura Furman

Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

ljfurman@mail.utexas.edu |
471-8392 |
CAL 314

Education: B.A., 1968, Bennington College

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Jennifer Glass

Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

jennifer-glass@utexas.edu |
512-471-8355 |
CLA 2.702F

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin–Madison

Interests: work and family issues, telecommuting and new labor practices, STEM labor force retention

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Gloria González-López

Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

gloria@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.6343 |
CLA 3.504

Education: Ph.D., University of Southern California

Interests: Sexuality, gender, Mexican American and Mexican Studies, and social inequality

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Andrea Gore

Professor in the College of Pharmacy Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

andrea.gore@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Interests: mechanisms by which the brain controls reproductive development and aging

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Sabine Hake

Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts

hake@austin.utexas.edu |
232-6379 |
BUR 332

Education: Ph.D., University of Hannover, Germany

Interests: German film, Weimar culture, modernism and the avant-garde, the culture of the metropolis, fascist aesthetics, working-class culture, Marxist theory

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Julie Hardwick

Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

jhardwick@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7221 |
GAR 3.112

Education: Ph.D., 1991, Johns Hopkins University

Interests: intersections of legal, economic, social and family/gender history in early modern France

Eden E. Harrington

Assistant Dean, Clinical Professor

eharrington@law.utexas.edu

Education: JD 1985, Columbia University

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Mark D. Hayward

Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

mhayward@prc.utexas.edu |
512-471-8382 |
CLA 2.622E

Education: Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington

Interests: Life course origins of adult health and mortality, biodemography

Nancy Hazen-Swann

Professor in the Human Dev & Family Sci, College of Natural Sciences

nancyhazen@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: in how children's relationships in the family relate to their developing social-emotional adjustment and peer interaction styles

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Kurt Heinzelman

Professor

kheinz@mail.utexas.edu |
471-6688 |
PAR 121

Education: Ph.D., 1978, University of Massachusettes

Linda Henderson

Professor in the Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts

dnehl@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., Yale University

Interests: interdisciplinary study of modernism, including the relation of modern art to fields such as geometry, science and technology, and mystical and occult philosophies

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Kathleen M Higgins

Professor in the Department of Philosophy

kmhiggins@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-5564 |
WAG 203

Education: PhD, Yale

Interests: emotion, feminist ethics, feminist aesthetics

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Michael Craig Hillmann

Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies

mchillmann@aol.com |
512-475-6606 |
CAL 400

Interests: Persian (Farsi and Tajiki) language and literature; Iranian art and culture; literary autobiography; lyric verse

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Carole K. Holahan

Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education

c.holahan@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Health and well-being across the life span; women's health; psychosocial factors in health behavior; successful aging; stress and coping

Sharon Horner

Professor in the School of Nursing

s.horner@mail.utexas.edu |
+1 512 471 7951 |
NUR 4.153 NUR 4.150

Interests: families with children who have chronic illnesses

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Thomas K Hubbard

Professor in the Department of Classics

tkh@mail.utexas.edu |
471-0676 |
WAG 9

Education: PhD; 1980, Yale

Interests: Greek and Roman Literature, Literary Theory

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Deborah B. Jacobvitz

Chair, Professor in the Department of Human Dev & Family Sci

debj@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-4276 |
SEA 2.414

Education: Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Interests: parent-child interactions and their transmission from one generation to the next

Sirkka Jarvenpaa

Professor in the Department of Information

sjarvenpaa@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: Clicks and Mortars, Customer Insight, E-Commerce, Information Systems

Judith Jellison

Professor in the School of Music

jjellison@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: quality music experiences for all children

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Robert W. Jensen

Professor in the Department of Journalism. Moody College of Communication

rjensen@austin.utexas.edu

Education: PhD, University of Minnesota

Interests: Feminist critiques of the media; Pornography; Questions of race through a critique of white privilege and institutionalized racism

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Elizabeth L. Keating

Professor in the Department of Anthropology

elizabeth.keating@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8518 |
SAC 4.156

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Interests: Linguistic Anthropology, Language and Status, American Sign Language, New Communication Technologies, Multimodal Communication, Visual Anthropology

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Judith H Langlois

Executive Vice-President and Provost (Interim) / Professor in the Department of Psychology

jlanglois@austin.utexas.edu |
232-3600 |
MAI 101

Education: Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Interests: social development and social information processing; infant development; the effects of individual characteristics (physical appearance, gender, age) on the differential socialization of males and females and on the development of social behavior; the origin of social stereotypes; the development of social competence

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Philippa Levine

Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

philippa@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-1236 |
HRC 3.202B

Education: DPhil, Oxford University

Interests: British Empire; intersections of race and gender; science, medicine and society

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Naomi Lindstrom

Gale Family Foundation Professor in Jewish Arts and Culture; Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

lindstrom@austin.utexas.edu |
BEN 4.144

Education: Ph. D., Arizona State University

Carol H MacKay

Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

mackay@mail.utexas.edu |
471-8970 |
PAR 221

Education: Ph.D., 1979, University of California Los Angeles

Interests: Victorian novel; women's studies; autobiography; William Makepeace Thackeray; Charles Dickens; Julia Margaret Cameron; Anne Thackeray Ritchie; Annie Besant; Elizabeth Robins; Virginia Woolf

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Martha Menchaca

Professor in the Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts

mmen@austin.utexas.edu |
512.471.7537 |
SAC 5.158

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Social anthropology; ethnicity, critical race theory, legal anthropology, history and oral traditions, US/Mexican culture; Latin America; Mexico

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Cindy M Meston

Professor in the Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

meston@psy.utexas.edu |
232-4644 |
SEA 3.232

Education: Ph.D., University of British Columbia

Susan Mickey

Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts

msmickey@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: extensive design experiences in regional theatre, television, film and print

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Lisa L Moore

Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

llmoore@austin.utexas.edu |
471-4991 |
PAR 108

Education: Ph.D., 1991, Cornell University

Interests: 18th-century and Romantic literatures; Early American literature; Anglo-American women's literature; feminist and queer theory and the history of sexuality; poetry and poetics

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Chandra L. Muller

Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

cmuller@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-8377, 512-232-6322 |
MAI 2320; BUR 584

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests: diversity in experiences and disparities according to gender, race and ethnicity, social class, as well as disability, immigration or language minority status.

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Gretchen Murphy

Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

gretchen@mail.utexas.edu |
PAR 108

Education: Ph.D., 1999, University of Washington

Interests: U.S. Literature and culture to 1914, nationalism and imperialism, sentimental and domestic writing

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Joan Neuberger

Professor

neuberger@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7219 |
GAR 2.102

Education: Ph.D., 1985, Stanford University

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Mary Neuburger

Professor

burgerm@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-4124 |
BUR 456

Education: Ph.D., 1997, University of Washington

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Yolanda C. Padilla

Professor in the School of Social Work

ypadilla@utexas.edu |
(512) 471-6266 |
SSW 3.130K

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests: Population studies focusing on racial and ethnic disparities in health and well-being with an emphasis on Mexican American children and families, poverty, immigration, and applications to social welfare policy development

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Pamela Paxton

Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

ppaxton@prc.utexas.edu |
512-232-6323 |
CLA 3.738

Education: Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Interests: pro-social behavior, politics, gender, and methodology

Shelley M. Payne

Professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences

Education: Ph. D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Interests: Pathogenic mechanisms of Shigella, E. coli, and Vibrio cholerae; Genetics of bacterial iron transport systems

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Kelly Raley

Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

kelly.raley@mail.utexas.edu |
232-6333 |
CLA 2.072E

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin–Madison

Interests: family trends, the social determinants of family formation, and the impact of family change on social stratification

Vijaya Ramachandran

Professor in the Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences

vlr@cs.utexas.edu |
+1-512-471-9554

Education: PhD, Princeton University

Interests: algorithms and computational theory, primarily in the areas of graph algorithms, data structures, randomized algorithms, parallel algorithms and effective models for computation

Linda E Reichl

Professor in the Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences

reichl@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Denver

Donna Lynn Rew

Professor in the School of Nursing

ellerew@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: Family health nursing; sexual health practices of homeless adolescents

Aaron Rochlen

Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education

aaron.rochlen@austin.utexas.edu |
512 471 0361 |
SZB 504

Interests: men;s gender role socialization, help-seeking behaviors, and the lives of men in non-traditional work/family roles

Victoria Rodríguez

Professor in the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs

victoria@austin.utexas.edu |
512 475 8620 |
SRH 3.229

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests: governance, democratization, and political change in Mexico

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Loriene Roy

Professor in the School of Information Studies

loriene@ischool.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Illinois, Urbana

Interests: Public libraries and indigenous cultural heritage development and information services

Margo Sawyer

Professor in the Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts

romulus@mail.utexas.edu

Education: MFA, Yale University

Interests: placing the viewer within spaces of reflection and contemplation, where structures that are visually accessible yet physically unapproachable create a series of perceptual contradictions

Nancy Schiesari

Professor in the Department of Radio Television Film, Moody College of Communication

prospero@mail.utexas.edu

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Martha Selby

Professor and Chair, Department of Asian Studies, College of Liberal Arts

mas@austin.utexas.edu |
475-6040 |
WCH 4.134A

Education: PhD, University of Chicago

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Faegheh Shirazi

Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts

fshirazi@austin.utexas.edu |
232-9416 |
WMB 6.128

Education: PhD, Ohio State University

Interests: Textiles, dress, gender identity discourse, and material culture in the Middle East; the meanings of veiling; rituals and rites of passage as they relate to material culture

Dee Silverthorn

Professor of Medical Physiology in the Department of Medical Education, Dell Medical School

silverthorn@mail.utexas.edu

Beryl B. Simpson

Professor in the Plant Resources Center, College of Natural Sciences

beryl@mail.utexas.edu |
512.471.7335 |
BIO 112

Education: Ph. D., Harvard University

Interests: an array of studies that deal with the phylogeny and biogeography of various angiosperm groups

Ellen Spiro

Professor in the Department of Radio Television Film, Moody College of Communication

spirovich@gmail.com

Education: MA, S.U.N.Y. Buffalo

Mary Steinhardt

University Faculty Ombuds, Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education

MSteinhardt@austin.utexas.edu |
471-5866, 232-3535 |
WMB 2.102, BEL 506

Education: Ed.D., University of Houston

Interests: determinants and methods for building resilience and strength when challenged with change and stressful situations

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Kathleen C. Stewart

Professor in the Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts

kstewart@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests: Cultural generativity, affect, ordinary life, public culture, political imaginaries, ethnographic writing, narrative, ethnopoetics, post-structuralism, U.S. popular culture, Appalachia, Las Vegas

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Pauline Strong

Director of Humanities Institute, Professor in the Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts

pstrong@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-8524 |
SAC 4.130

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests: Cultural, historical, feminist anthropology. Identity and difference. Politics of representation. Public culture. Youth organizations. Museum studies. US, Indigenous North America.

Sharon L. Strover

Professor in the Department of Radio Television Film, Moody College of Communication

sstrover@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., Stanford University

Interests: communications and telecommunications, including communication theory, research methodology and telecommunications policy

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William B Swann

Professor in the Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

Swann@utexas.edu |
471-3859 |
SEA 3.106

Education: Ph. D., University of Minnesota

Janice S. Todd

Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education

jan@starkcenter.org

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Ann Twinam

Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

anntwinam@austin.utexas.edu |
512.475.7213 |
GAR 2.114

Education: Ph.D., Yale University

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Debra J. Umberson

Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

umberson@prc.utexas.edu |
512-232-6330 |
CLA 2.708B

Education: Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Interests: Social Ties & Population Health, Aging & the Life Course, Marriage & Family, Same-Sex Unions, Gender & Race, Blended Methods

Anita L. Vangelisti

Professor in the Department Communication Studies, Moody College of Communication

a.vangelisti@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: interpersonal communication among family members and between romantic partners

João H. Costa Vargas

Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, College of Liberal Arts

costavargas@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.6591 |
EPS 2.112A

Education: Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Gregory J. Vincent

Professor and Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement

gvincent@mail.utexas.edu |
471-3212 |
MAI 12

Education: Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania

Lorraine O. Walker

Professor in the School of Nursing

lwalker@mail.nur.utexas.edu

S. Craig Watkins

Professor in the Department of Radio Television Film, Moody College of Communication

craig.watkins@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-6676 |
WWH 408

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

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Alexandra K Wettlaufer

Professor in the Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts

akw@austin.utexas.edu |
471-1442, 471-7289 |
CLA 2.102, HRH 3.104C

Education: PhD, Columbia University

Interests: 19th-century literature, visual arts, culture, and gender studies in France and Britain

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Karin Wilkins

Professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film, Moody College of Communication

karin.wilkins@austin.utexas.edu |
CAL 528D

Education: PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Interests: Development communication and social change, global communication, and critical media studies

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Christine L Williams

Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

cwilliams@austin.utexas.edu |
232-6321 |
CLA 3.608

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests: Gender, sexuality, workplace inequality, qualitative research methods, theory

Patricia Wilson

Professor in the School of Architecture

patriciawilson@utexas.edu |
512.471.0130 |
SUT 3.122

Education: PhD, Cornell University

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Zipporah B. Wiseman

Professor in the School of Law

zwiseman@law.utexas.edu

Education: LLB 1954, Yale University

Interests: Commercial law; issues in feminist legal theory

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Hannah C Wojciehowski

Professor

gemelli@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8768 |
PAR 230

Education: PhD, Yale University

Interests: the history of subjectivity; women writers in early modern Europe; globalization and transculturation; psychoanalysis and neurocriticism

Sharon Wood

Professor and Dean in the Cockrell School of Engineering

swood@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D. 1986, University of Illinois

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Marjorie Curry Woods

Blumberg Centennial Professor of English and University Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

marjoriewoods@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8383 |
CAL 301

Education: Ph.D., U. of Toronto

Interests: medieval literature; medieval and renaissance rhetoric and pedagogy; composition exercises in the premodern classroom; modern use of premodern compostion exercises

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Jacqueline D Woolley

Professor in the Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

woolley@austin.utexas.edu |
471-5196 |
SEA 4.212

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

Associate Professors


Gayle Acton

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing

gacton@mail.nur.utexas.edu

Interests: Her research program concerns the older adult client, and in particular, caregivers of adults with dementia.

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Kamran Scot Aghaie

Associate Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts

kamranaghaie@austin.utexas.edu |
475-6400 |
WMB 6.102

Education: Ph.D., 1999, University of California at Los Angeles

Interests: Islamic studies, Shi'ism, modern Iranian and Middle Eastern history; secondary areas of interest: world history, historiography, religious studies, nationalism, gender studies and economic history

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Samer Ali

Associate Professor in the College of Liberal Arts

saali@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6467 |
CAL 408

Education: Ph.D, Indiana University

Interests: Islamic kingship, court literature and patronage, classical historiography, modern and medieval folklore and folklife, Arab women poets, oral performance of Homeric epic, literary criticism

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Hina Azam

Associate Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts

hina.azam@austin.utexas.edu |
475-8393 (no voicemail) |
WMB 5.120A

Education: Ph.D.- 2007, Duke University

Interests: Islamic jurisprudence, theology, exegesis, hadith studies; Women/sexuality and Islam; Sexual Violence in Islamic Law

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Samuel Baker

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

sebaker@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8389 |
CAL 308

Education: Ph.D., 2001, University of Chicago

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Deborah Beck

Associate Professor in the Department of Classics, College of Liberal Arts

deborah.beck@austin.utexas.edu |
WAG 21

Education: PhD 1997, Harvard University

Interests: Formulas and oral aesthetics in early Greek poetry; cognitive theories of reading and image processing; speech and speech representation in Homeric epic; representations of art and interpretation in Augustan Latin poetry

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Kirsten "Kit" Belgum

Associate Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts

belgum@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6375 |
BUR 324

Education: Ph.D., German, University of Wisconsin (Madison)

Interests: Nineteenth-Century German Studies, Popular Culture, Print Culture, Nationalism, German Realism, Travel literature

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Mary Beltrán

Associate Professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film, Moody School of Communication

mary.beltran@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-0021 |
CMA 6.126

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: The construction of race, gender, and class in U.S. television, film, and celebrity culture, with emphasis onLatina/o and mixed-race representation, and the ways in which media texts and producers articulate and challenge social hierarchies and group and national identities. Critical and cultural studies of television and film, feminist media studies, U.S. television and film history, celebrity studies, media activism and alternative media.

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Daina Ramey Berry

Associate Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

Education: Ph.D., 1998, United States History, University of California, Los Angeles

Interests: 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

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Pascale Bos

Associate Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts

pascalebos@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6373 |
BUR 314

Education: Ph.D. Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities)

Interests: 20th-century Comparative Western European and US literature; cultural studies, gender and memory, autobiography, Holocaust (history/culture/literature), sexual violence in armed conflict

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Keffrelyn Brown

Associate Professorin the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education

keffrelyn@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., 2006, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Interests: How pre-service and in-service teachers acquire, understand and use sociocultural knowledge to address the teaching of underserved student populations; educational experiences of and knowledge about African American students

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Simone A. Browne

Associate Professor

sbrowne@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Toronto

Interests: Surveillance, Social Media, Social Network Sites, and Black Diaspora Studies

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Erika M. Bsumek

Associate Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

embsumek@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-3261 |
GAR 2.104C

Education: Ph.D., 2000, Rutgers University

Interests: environment, sustainability, engineering, race and ethncity.

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Ben Carrington

Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

bcarrington@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6341 |
CLA 3.734

Education: Ph.D., Leeds Metropolitan University

Interests: Post/colonial Theory; Sociology of Race; Cultural Sociology; Sociology of Sport, Media and Popular Culture; Cultural Studies; Masculinity and Gender Studies

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Mia Carter

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

miac@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8733 |
PAR 123

Education: PhD,, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Interests: Ethnic and Third World Literature; Popular Culture; Modern British Literature; Women, Gender and Literature; post-colonial and ethnic studies, modernism, 19th and 20th Century British Literature, Imperial studies, film, women's studies

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Shannon E. Cavanagh

Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

scavanagh@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8319 |
CLA 2.708A

Education: Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Interests: Implications of family instability for children across the early life course and health and well-being of children and adolescents; puberty and the ways that notions of gender, the body, and social context come together to shape how girls negotiate adolescence and the transition into adulthood

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Mounira M. Charrad

Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

charrad@utexas.edu |
232-6311 |
CLA 3.526

Education: Ph.D., Harvard University

Interests: Gender & Women's Rights; Political Sociology; Social Theory; Colonialism; Comparative-Historical Sociology; Globalization; Middle East and North Africa.

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Judith G. Coffin

Associate Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

jcoffin@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7235 |
GAR 2.122

Education: Ph.D., 1985, Yale University

Interests: European social and cultural history, especially 20th-century France; gender, sexuality and history of feminism, early twentieth-century consumption; French imperialism and race relations; the "sexual revolution" in post-war France

Elizabeth Danze

Associate Professor in the School of Architecture

edanze@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Master's, Yale

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Janet M. Davis

Associate Professor in the Department of American Studies, College of Liberal Arts

janetmdavis@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-1848 |
BUR 432

Education: Ph.D., History, University of Wisconsin (Madison)

Interests: U.S. cultural and social history; popular culture; social thought; animal studies; women’s and gender history; U.S. social movements; modern South Asia

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Mercedes Lynn De Uriarte

Associate Professor in the Department of Journalism, Moody College of Communication

merlyn@utexas.edu |
512.471.1979 |
CMA A5.150A

Education: Ph.D. in American Studies, Yale

Interests: Social justice issues, particularly the exclusion of voice, minority invisibility and housing insecurity; curtailing of voice and patterns of newsroom exclusion

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Lesley A Dean-Jones

Associate Professor in the Department of Classics, College of Liberal Arts

ldjones@austin.utexas.edu |
471-2352 |
WAG 123B

Education: Ph.D., Stanford

Interests: ancient medicine, philosophy, and gynecology; women in antiquity

Theodore Dix

Associate Professor in the Human Dev & Family Sci, College of Natural Sciences

teddix@austin.utexas.edu

Interests: how psychological aspects of parents influence the behaviors that parents and children display and the course of their interactions

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Héctor Domínguez-Ruvalcaba

Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, College of Liberal Arts

ruvalcaba@austin.utexas.edu |
512.471.4936 |
BEN 3.130

Education: Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Interests: Queer Studies, Studies of Violence, Border Studies in Literature, Film, and the Arts

Philip Doty

Associate Professor in the School of Information

pdoty@ischool.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Syracruse University

Interests: Family, gender, and youth issues; politics research; federal information policy; social science research methods; information user behavior; the digital divide

Linda Ferreira-Buckley

Associate Professor of the Department of Rhetoric & Writing, College of Liberal Arts Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

lfb@utexas.edu |
471-6109 |
PAR 3

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Alison K. Frazier

Associate Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts Department of Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts

akfrazier@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6375 |
GAR 2.109

Education: Ph.D., 1997, Columbia University

Interests: editions of humanist saints' lives; a study of a quattrocento hexameral commentary; a census of Bonino Mombrizio's c. 1477 "Sanctuarium"

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Dorie J. Gilbert

Associate Professor in the School of Social Work

dgm@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., 1996, Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Africentric interventions, global health and mental health disparities, international development and social entrepreneurship

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John Morán González

Director, Center for Mexican American Studies; Associate Professor, Department of English

jmgonzal@utexas.edu |
(512) 471-8117 |
PAR 321

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Latino/a Literature; Chicano/a Literature; Late Nineteenth-Century American Literature; Narrative Theory; Postcolonial Studies

Lalitha Gopalan

Associate Professor in the Department of Radio Television Film, Moody College of Communication Department of Asian Studies, College of Liberal Arts

lalitha.gopalan@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-9374 |
CMA 6.174

Education: PhD, University of Rochester

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Edmund T. Gordon

Chair and Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies, Associate Professor Anthropology

etgordon@austin.utexas.edu |
471-1784 |
GRG 340

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Culture and power in the African Diaspora, gender studies (particularly Black males), critical race theory, race education, and the racial economy of space and resources

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Laurie B. Green

Associate Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

lbgreen@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7245 |
GAR 2.116

Education: Ph.D., 1999, University of Chicago

Interests: Politics of race and gender in the 20-century U.S.; social movements; cultural studies

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Benjamin Gregg

Faculty

bgregg@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-7274 |
MEZ 3.138

Education: Ph.D., Politics, Princeton University; Ph.D., Philosophy, Freie Universitaet Berlin

Interests: Political, social, legal, and sociological theory of complex modern societies

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Laura G. Gutiérrez

Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts Center for Mexican American Studies, College of Liberal Arts

lauragutierrez@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Andreana P Haley

Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

haley@austin.utexas.edu |
232-0863 |
SEA 3.238

Education: Ph.D., University of Virginia

Interests: aging, cognition, neurobiology, neuroimaging (MRI, MRS, fMRI)

Tracie C Harrison

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing

tharrison@mail.nur.utexas.edu

Interests: intersection between age related change and functional impairment and how that affects social role performance and subsequent health outcomes in women

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Elizabeth A Hedrick

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

eahedrick@mail.utexas.edu |
471-8705 |
PAR 226

Education: Ph.D., 1986, Columbia University

Interests: Feminist theory since 1970; gender and science; 18th-century novel and drama; Samuel Johnson; 18th-century lexicography; history of charity and philanthropy

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Susan S Heinzelman

Director, Center for Women's & Gender Studies and Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

sheinz@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-8736 |
PAR 126

Education: Ph.D., 1977, University of Western Ontario

Interests: 18-century women's novels; feminism, law, and literature

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Geraldine Heng

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

heng@austin.utexas.edu |
471-7480 |
PAR 213

Education: Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests: Literary, cultural and social encounters between worlds; webs of exchange and negotiation between communities and cultures when transacted through issues of gender, race, sexuality, and religion; Medieval Europe’s discoveries and rediscoveries of Asia and Africa

Jacqueline M Henkel

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts Department of Rhetoric & Writing, College of Liberal Arts

henkelj@austin.utexas.edu |
471-4942 |
PAR 14

Education: Ph.D., 1985, University of Minnesota

Interests: relation of linguistics to literary criticism; ordinary language philosophy; narrative theory; and language and gender

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Heather Hindman

Associate Professor in the Department of Asian Studies

h.hindman@mail.utexas.edu |
471-1667 |
WCH 5.103

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

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Neville Hoad

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

nhoad@mail.utexas.edu |
PAR 215

Education: Ph.D., 1998, Columbia University

Interests: Victorian feminism; psychoanalysis (particularly Freud and Klein); contemporary feminist theory in French and English; lesbian and gay studies; queer theory; international human rights law pertaining to sexual orientations; sexuality and gender issues in Southern Africa

Jennifer Holme

Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Administration

jholme@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Educational Policy; Ed.M, Administration, Planning and Social Policy, University of California at Los Angeles; Harvard University

Interests: politics and implementation of educational policy

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Juliet Hooker

Associate Professor in the Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts

juliethooker@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.7273 |
MEZ 3.146

Education: Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests: Black political thought, Latin American political thought, political solidarity, and multiculturalism

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Heather Houser

Associate Professor

houserh@utexas.edu |
PAR 228

Education: Ph.D., 2010, Stanford University

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Barbara Jones

University Distinguished Professor of Social Work and Associate Dean for Health Affairs

barbarajones@mail.utexas.edu |
512-475-9367

Education: Ph. D., University at Albany, State University of New York

Interests: Coordinated care for children facing illness, family resilience, pediatric palliative care, pediatric oncology social work interventions, and adolescent and young adult cancer survivors

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Omi Osun Joni L. Jones

Associate Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies

jonijones@austin.utexas.edu |
471-4320 |
JES A232A

Education: Ph.D., New York University

Interests: identity, ethnography, Yoruba-based performance aesthetics, Black Feminisms and Theatre for Social Change. She teaches undergraduate courses in African-American theatre history and the performance of race

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LeeAnn Kahlor

Associate Professor in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communication

kahlor@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: Health and environmental risk communication; information processing; television viewing; political communication

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Ward Keeler

Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts

ward.keeler@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8520 |
EPS 1.146

Education: PhD, University of Chicago

Interests: Anthropology and expressive culture, including music, theatre, and literature; language and culture; postcoloniality; Java and Bali (Indonesia), and Burma

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Su Yeong Kim

Associate Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, College of Natural Sciences

sykim@prc.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-5524 |
SEA 2.322G

Education: Ph.D. Human Development and Family Sciences, University of California, Davis

Interests: Mexican American and Chinese American families and immigration, acculturation, language brokering, parenting, depressive symptoms, school achievement, measurement invariance

Sara E Kimball

Associate Professor in the Department of English

skimball@uts.cc.utexas.edu |
471-8363 |
PAR 108

Education: Ph.D., 1983, Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania

Interests: Hittitology; Hittite and Indo-European languages; historical linguistics; lexicography; language and gender; history of literacy

Mary Jo Kirisits

Associate Professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

kirisits@mail.utexas.edu |
+1-512-232-7120

Interests: biological treatment processes, biofilms, environmental microbiology, and molecular biology

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Cristine H Legare

Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology

legare@austin.utexas.edu |
SEA 5.216

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests: Cognitive development, cultural learning, cognitive evolution

Janice Leoshko

Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History

jleoshko@austin.utexas.edu |
232-2581 |
DFA 2.110

Education: PhD, Ohio State University

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Rebecca J. Lewis

Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology

rjlewis@austin.utexas.edu |
232-5386 |
SAC 5.152

Education: Ph.D., University Biological Anthropology and Anatomy (2004), Duke University

Interests: male-female relationships, evolution of social behavior, evolution of cooperation, power dynamics, relationship between distribution of resources and social relationships (socioecology), sexual selection, primate behavioral ecology

Michael S. Mackert

Associate Professor in the Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations

mackert@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., Michigan State University

Interests: health literacy, with a particular interest in the best ways to design health messages to reach low health literate populations

Eric S Mallin

Associate Professor in the Department of English

emall@mail.utexas.edu |
471-1697

Education: Ph.D., 1986, Stanford University

Interests: Shakespeare, 16th- and 17th-century English drama, new historicism, queer theory, Shakespearean / early modern themes as they transmogrify and metastasize in contemporary cinema

Jill A. Marshall

Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education

marshall@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Learning and teaching of Physics and Astronomy; gender issues in science and science education; group interactions in collaboraive learning

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Tracie M. Matysik

Associate Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

matysik@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7251 |
GAR 3.402

Education: Ph.D., 2001, Cornell University

Interests: field of modern European intellectual history, with a particular focus on the evolution of secularism as a social movement

Jennifer Maynard

Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

maynard@che.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Biotechnology, applied immunology, applied microbiology

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Matthew McGlone

Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies, Moody College of Communication

Matthew_McGlone@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., Princeton University

Interests: The role of language in persuasion, deception, and prejudice in interpersonal communication

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Julia Mickenberg

Associate Professor

mickenberg@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-2650 |
BUR 420

Education: Ph. D., University of Minnesota

Interests: History of the Left/radical cultures, women's history, history of childhood and children's literature, Russian studies, Americans abroad, utopia

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Martha G. Newman

Associate Professor in the Departments of History and Religious Studies

newman@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-8660 |
GAR 3.408

Education: Ph.D., 1988, Stanford University

Interests: Currently her research focuses on monastic miracle collections and monastic attitudes toward women and the poor

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Cynthia Osborne

Associate Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs

cosborne@prc.utexas.edu |
512-471-9808 |
SRH 3.238

Education: Ph.D., Princeton University

Interests: Social policy, poverty and inequality, family and child well-being, family demography, and school entry among disadvantaged children

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Domino R. Perez

Associate Professor

drperez@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-7853 |
CAL 401

Education: Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Interests: Young Adult Fiction; American Literature; Popular Culture; Cultural Studies; Film

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Tasha Philpot

Associate Professor in the Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts

tphilpot@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-3681 |
BAT 4.140

Education: Ph.D., Political Science, University of Michigan

Interests: African-American Politics, Political Psychology, Public Opinion and Political Behavior, Political Communication, and Political Parties

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David Quinto-Pozos

Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts

davidqp@austin.utexas.edu |
471-9030

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

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Esther Raizen

Associate Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts

raizen@austin.utexas.edu |
GEB 3.212

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Modern and classical Hebrew language and literature, Jewish history and culture, teaching Hebrew as a foreign language, computer assisted instruction, computational linguistics, academic advising and student development

Julia Ann Reed

Associate Professor in the Department of Textiles and Apparel, College of Natural Sciences

areed@austin.utexas.edu

Interests: investigating young children's use of nonverbal clothing cues in defining and communicating notions of masculinity and femininity

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Ann M. Reynolds

Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts

reyna@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., The Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York

Interests: U.S. and European art, architecture, and visual culture after 1930; feminist theory, gender, and sexuality studies; the historiography of exhibition practice; and film

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Matt T Richardson

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

matturichardson@gmail.com |
(512) 471-8700 |
PAR 327

Education: Ph.D., 2005, African Diaspora Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Interests: Ethnic and Third-World Literature; Black feminist theory; Queer studies; contemporary African American women's fiction

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Catherine Riegle-Crumb

Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education

riegle@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-8642 |
MAI 2312

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

Daniel H. Robinson

Associate Professor

dan.robinson@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Nebraska

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Sonia Roncador

Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, College of Liberal Arts

roncador@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.4525 |
BEN 3.132

Education: Ph. D., New York University

Interests: Lusophone Literatures and cultures Gender and race Questions of servitude, domesticity, and women’s education Brazilian and transatlantic cultural studies

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Michele Rountree

Associate Professor in the School of Social Work

mrountree@austin.utexas.edu

Interests: Investigation of mental health and health associated with the intersection between intimate partner violence and heightened risk for HIV/AIDS; development and evaluation of evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions and prevention strategies tailored to women and communities of color

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Sharmila Rudrappa

Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

rudrappa@austin.utexas.edu |
232-6310 |
BUR 574

Education: PhD, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Interests: Indian information technology; immigrants in the U.S.; the cultural politics of assisted reproductive technologies in India

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Elizabeth Scala

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

scala@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8375 |
CAL 213

Education: Ph.D., 1994, Harvard University

Interests: Chaucer, Medieval literature, Textual Studies, Book History, Shakespeare, Literary Theory, Hitchcock, Nabokov

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Sonia Seeman

Associate Professor in the School of Music, College of Fine Arts

stseeman@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-2854 |
MBE 3.204

Education: Ph.D., UCLA

Interests: music of modern Turkey, the Ottoman Empire, and Southeastern Europe, specializing in Rom (“Gypsy”) communities

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Christen Smith

Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts

christen.smith@austin.utexas.edu |
GWB 3.112

Education: Ph.D., Cultural and Social Anthropology, Stanford University

Interests: Performance, racial formation, the black body, violence, black women and transnational struggle, black liberation and resistance in the Americas (particularly Brazil and the United States)

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Patricia A. Somers

Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Administration, College of Education

pasomers@austin.utexas.edu |
512.471.7551 |
SZB 374

Interests: Access and persistence in Brazilian higher education; Affirmative Action and admissions - U.S. and Brazil; college student persistence in the U.S.

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Nancy K. Stalker

Associate Professor in the Department of Asian Studies, College of Liberal Arts

nancy.stalker@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-5811 |
WCH 4.130

Education: Ph.D., 2002, Stanford University

Interests: The relationship between cultural and religious practice and national identity in modern Japan; the conception of traditional Japanese cuisine and gender ideology

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Cynthia Talbot

Associate Professor in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

ctalbot@austin.utexas.edu

Education: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Lisa B. Thompson

Associate Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, College of Liberal Arts

lbthompson@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., 2000, Modern Thought & Literature, Stanford University

Gayle M. Timmerman

Associate Professor / Associate Dean in the School of Nursing

gtimmerman@mail.utexas.edu

Interests: develop a sound theoretical basis for individualized interventions to achieve long-term weight loss and prevention of weight gain in nonpurge binge eaters

Omise'eke Tinsley

Associate Director, Associate Professor

omiseeketinsley@gmail.com

Education: Ph.D., 2003, Comparative Literature, University of California at Berkeley

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Rebecca M. Torres

Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts

rebecca.torres@austin.utexas.edu |
CLA 3.426

Education: Ph.D., University of California at Davis

Interests: Rural Development, Poverty, Migration, Gender, Tourism, Agricultural Transformation, Latin America

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Kathleen Tyner

Assistant Professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film, Moody College of Communication

ktyner@utexas.edu |
512-471-3852

Interests: Media arts, digital literacy, and the uses of serious games for learning

Elizabeth A Vandewater

Associate Professor

elizvan@prc.utexas.edu |
471-8355 |
MAI 1914

Education: Ph. D., University of Michigan

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Lynn Westbrook

Associate Professor in the School of Information

lynnwest@ischool.utexas.edu

Interests: information worlds of domestic violence survivors, the nature and quality of digital reference transactions, and the role of mental models in reference work

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Lynn R Wilkinson

Associate Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts

lrw@austin.utexas.edu |
232-6370 |
BUR 360

Education: Ph.D. Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley

Interests: Scandinavian and comparative literature; Scandinavian drama and film; modernism; the novel and narrative traditions; gender studies; literary and cultural theory

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Jennifer M. Wilks

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

jmwilks@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., 2003, Cornell University

Interests: the figure of the traveling heroine in contemporary African diasporic fiction, portrayals of the Southern U.S. in Caribbean literature, and Paris as a site of diasporic intellectual exchange and transformation

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Helena Woodard

Associate Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

hwood@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8703 |
PAR 331

Education: Ph.D., 1991, English, University of North Carolina

Interests: 18th century British literature; ethnic and Third World literature; American literature; women, gender, and literature

Assistant Professors


Megan Alrutz

Assistant Professor of Applied Theatre and Community Cultural Engagement, College of Fine Arts

malrutz@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 232-6383

Education: Ph.D., Arizona State University

Interests: applied theatre and theatre for young audiences, including school-based, arts-infusion and community-embedded performance; devising and directing theatre and digital storytelling to explore issues of voice and identity; and developing new work that challenges ways of seeing/knowing and inspires dialogue

Emily Amanatullah

Assistant Professor in the Department of Management, Red McCombs School of Business College of Business Administration

emily.amanatullah@mccombs.utexas.edu

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Lucinda Atkinson

Assistant Professor in the Department of Advertising & Public Relations, Moody College of Communication

lucyatkinson@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Interests: The intersection of politics and consumer behavior, particularly among young people

Germine Awad

Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education

gawad@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-0526 |
SZB 506H

Education: Ph.D., 2005, Psychology, Southern Illinois University - Carbindale

Interests: attitude development and expression in the following areas: prejudice and discrimination, ethnic and racial identity (with a focus on Arabs and African Americans), acculturation, immigration, and attitudes toward affirmative action beneficiaries

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J.K. Barret

Assistant Professor of English, College of Liberal Arts

jkbarret@austin.utexas.edu |
471-8930 |
CAL 310

Education: Ph.D., 2008, Princeton University

Interests: Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century literature; the Renaissance future; time; literature and the visual arts; early modern legal theory; classical reception; narrative.

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Chad Bennett

Assistant Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

chad.bennett@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., 2011, Cornell University

Interests: Twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature and culture, poetry and poetics, queer theory, gender and sexuality studies, film and media studies, and creative writing.

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Mary A Bock

Assistant Professor in the Department of Journalism, Moody College of Communication

mary.bock@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-0673 |
BMC 3.384

Interests: Sociology of photographic practice, the rhetorical relationship between words and images, and digital media

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Paola Bonifazio

Asociate Professor in the Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts

pbonifazio@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-1561 |
HRH 3.110A

Education: PhD, New York University

Interests: Italian Cinema; Film Theory and History, including Documentary and Experimental; Cultural Studies; Gender Studies

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Paul Bonin Rodriguez

Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre & Dance, College of Fine Arts

pbonrod@austin.utexas.edu

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Beth Bukoski

Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Administration, College of Education

bb@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-4419 |
SZB 310N

Education: Ph.D., 2012, UT Austin College of Education, Educational Administration

Interests: Social justice, equity, and diversity, particularly the persistence and success of underrepresented students, the experiences of underrepresented faculty, and leadership across the P-20 pipeline

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Ruramisai Charumbira

Assistant Professor

r-c@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-8361 |
GAR 0.136

Education: Ph.D., Yale University

Interests: Women's and Gender History; Feminist Theory; Global History; Memory Studies; Ethno-archaeology

Tina Curran

Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts

tinacurran@austin.utexas.edu

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Susan De Luca

Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work

sdeluca@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Interests: Adolescent suicide prevention with a focus on Latinas

Lyndon K. Gill

Assistant Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, College of Liberal Arts Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts Center for African and African American Studies, College of Liberal Arts

lyndonkgill@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Harvard University

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Rachel V. González-Martin

Assistant Professor in the Mexican American and Latina_o Studies, College of Liberal Arts Center for Mexican American Studies, College of Liberal Arts

rvgonzal@austin.utexas.edu |
512 475 6775 |
GWB 1.102C

Education: Ph.D., Indiana University

Interests: Latina/o Studies, Folklore, Ethnomusicology

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Karen Grumberg

Assistant Professor

keren@austin.utexas.edu |
471-5134 |
WMB 6.116

Education: Ph.D.- 2004, University of California- Los Angeles

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Lauren Gutterman

Faculty

lgutterman@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D, New York University

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Kristine Hopkins

Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology

khopkins@prc.utexas.edu |
512.471.8313 |
CLA 2.620D

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: reproductive health issues in Texas, the US-Mexico border, and Latin America

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Erin Lentz

Faculty

erinclentz@utexas.edu

Education: PhD, Cornell University

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Tatjana Lichtenstein

Associate Professor in the Department of History

lichtens@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6171 |
GAR 0.110

Education: Ph.D. 2009, University of Toronto, Canada

Interests: Twentieth century Eastern European history with a focus on nationalism, minorities and state-building, and relations between Jews and non-Jews

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Xavier Livermon

Assistant Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, College of Liberal Arts

livermon@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests: Intersection of popular culture, gender, and sexuality in post-apartheid South Africa and the African Diaspora; African Cultural Studies; Black Popular Music; Black Performance; Black Queer Studies; HIV/AIDS; African Diaspora Studies

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Kelly McDonough

Assistant Professor

kelly.mcdonough@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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Sofian Merabet

Associate Professor of Anthropology

sofian.merabet@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-0057 |
SAC 5.156

Education: Ph.D., Columbia University

Interests: Socio-Cultural Theory/Psychoanalysis/Urban Studies/Gender Studies/Queer Theory/Muslim World, Europe, and South America

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Julie A. Minich

Assistant Professor in the Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

minichja@utexas.edu |
PAR 227

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Chicana/o literary and cultural studies Latina/o literary and cultural studies LGBT studies Feminist studies Disability studies

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Rebecca Rossen

Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts

r-rossen@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.7153 |
WIN 2.115

Education: Ph.D.(2006), Northwestern University

Interests: Gender, sexuality, and ethnicity in physical performance; theatrical stagings of identity; feminist performance; 20th and 21st century American dance; theories of the body; choreography. For full biography, click on faculty name.

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Roxanne Schroeder-Arce

Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts

roxanne@austin.utexas.edu

Education: MFA, The University of Texas at Austin

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Kevin Thomas

Assistant Professor in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communictaion

kevin.thomas@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., 2011, Advertising, University of Texas at Austin

Interests: socio-cultural impact of marketing communication and consumer behavior; multicultural advertising; issues of diversity and marketplace discrimination; entrepreneurship and marketplace empowerment

Dnika Travis

Research Fellow in the Office of the Associate Dean for Research, School of Social Work

dtravis@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-2081 |
SSW 3.106E

Education: Ph.D, 2006, University of Southern California

Ying Xu

Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

xuying@mail.utexas.edu |
ECJ 5.436

Education: Ph.D., Virginia Tech University

Senior Lecturers


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Penny A Green

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

pennygreen@utexas.edu |
232-6306 |
BUR 540

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Hillary Hart

Senior Lecturer in the Department Civil Architecture and Environmental Engineering

hart@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., Bryn Mawr College

Interests: environmental communication, technical communication in the workplace, and engineering research ethics

Leslie A Moore

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education

Interests: psychotherapy, couples therapy, intensive short term psychodynamic psychotherapy, narrative therapy

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Ann M. Repp

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

repp@mail.utexas.edu |
471-3858 |
SEA 5.252

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Joanne F Richards

Senior Lecturer in the College of Pharmacy

jrichards@utexas.edu

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Megan Seaholm

Senior Lecturer in the Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

seaholmm@gmail.com |
512-475-7243 |
GAR 4.124

Education: Ph.D., 1988, Rice University

Interests: history of women's health care and the social construction of medical science and medical practice

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Melissa Smith

Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Work

melissacsmith@utexas.edu

Education: M.D., University of Washington School of Medicine

Interests: Health equity, community-based participatory research, global health, women’s health, health literacy.

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Sandra B Straubhaar

Distinguished Senior Lecturer in the Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts

sstraub@austin.utexas.edu |
232-6365 |
BUR 316

Education: Ph.D., German Studies and Humanities, Stanford University

Interests: Medieval Scandinavia, Postmodern Medievalism, Historical Linguistics

Lecturers


Alice L Batt

Lecturer in the Department of Rhetoric & Writing, College of Liberal Arts

abatt@austin.utexas.edu |
471-3280 |
PAR 15

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: creative nonfiction, feature writing, grantwriting, and nonprofit writing

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Adria Frizzi

Lecturer in the Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts

adriafrizzi@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-7289 |
HRH 3.112A

Education: PhD, The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Modern and contemporary literature: Brazilian, Italian, Spanish American, US; Translation studies: theory and practice of translation; Modern and contemporary Italian culture; Italian women writers; Film: Italian and Latin American; literature into film

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Kristen A Hogan

Education Coordinator, UT Gender & Sexuality Center

hogank@austin.utexas.edu |
SAC 2.112

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Carol Lewis

Lecturer in the Office of the Associate Dean for Research, School of Social Work

carolmarie@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Women's health; interdisciplinary research; research administration; program evaluation; adolescent parenting; domestic violence; school-based prevention; cultural diversity; alternative medicine; placebo effects

Hallie Speranza

Lecturer in the Human Dev & Family Sci, College of Natural Sciences

hsperanza@mail.utexas.edu

Shane Whalley

Lecturer

swhalley@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-9600 |
School of Social Work Building: 3.104A (only during office hours)

Education: Masters in Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin

Marta Zarzycka

Lecturer, Women's & Gender Studies

mjzarzycka@austin.utexas.edu

Professors Emeriti


Rebecca Baltzer

Professor Emerita in the School of Music

rbaltzer@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Boston University

Norma V. Cantú

Professor Emerita in the Department of Educational Administration

metrocan2@aol.com |
(512) 232-7111 |
TNH 3.118M

Education: J.D., Harvard University

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Betty Sue Flowers

Director, Professor Emerita

bflowers@utexas.edu

Susan Grobe

Professor Emeritus

grobe@mail.utexas.edu

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Kathryn Hansen

Professor

kgh@austin.utexas.edu |
475-6035 |
WCH 4.122

Education: PhD, University of California, Berkeley

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Aletha C. Huston

Professor Emerita in the Department of Human Dev & Family Sci,

achuston@utexas.edu |
512-471-0753 |
SEA 2.444

Education: Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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Ted L. Huston

Professor Emerita in the Department of Human Dev & Family Sci

huston@mail.utexas.edu |
471-5606 |
SEA 2.448A

Education: Ph.D., State University of New York, Albany

Jeanne Lagowski

Professor Emerita

jmlagowski@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Michigan

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Laura Lein

Professor Emeritus

lein@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., Harvard University

Ruth G McRoy

Professor Emeritus

r.mcroy@mail.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-0551 |
3.208A

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

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Gail Minault

Professor

gminault@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7214 |
GAR 3.118

Education: PhD, University of Pennsylvania

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Hans-Bernhard Moeller

Associate Professor

h-b.moeller@austin.utexas.edu |
232-6359 |
BUR 326

Education: Ph.D., German, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

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Tetyana Pudrovska

Assistant Professor

tpudrovs@austin.utexas.edu |
CLA 2.622D

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin–Madison

Interests: Population Health Disparities, Gender and Health, Work and Health, Biopsychosocial Stress, Biodemography, Aging

Dina M Sherzer

Professor Emerita

dsherzer@austin.utexas.edu |
471-5737 |
HRH 2.120

Education: Ph. D., University of Pennsylvania

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Janet Staiger

William P. Hobby Centennial Professor Emeritus in Communication

jstaiger@uts.cc.utexas.edu |
512-471-4071 |
Office: CMA 6.128

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1981

Interests: Authorship theory; various modes of production including classical Hollywood, "Indie" cinema, and world cinema; cultural and political issues of representation, especially involving gender, sexuality, and race/ethnicity; genre theory; the historical reception of cinema and television; and historiographical issues in writing media histories

Allucquere Sandy Stone

Associate Professor Emeritus

sandy@sandystone.com

Education: Ph. D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Alexa Stuifbergen

Professor Emerita in the Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education

astuifbergen@mail.utexas.edu

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Catherine A. Surra

Professor

surra@mail.utexas.edu |
512-471-0618

Education: Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Marilla Svinicki

Professor Emerita in the Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education

msvinicki@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D., University of Colorado at Boulder

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Janet K Swaffar

Professor Emerita in the Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts

jswaffar@austin.utexas.edu |
232-6376 |
BUR 318

Education: Ph.D., German, University of Wisconsin (Madison)

Interests: German literature post 1945, German media, applications of literary theory to reading and writing in a foreign language, foreign language acquisition and advanced learners

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Margaret A Syverson

Associate Professor

pegsyverson@gmail.com |
471-8734 |
PAR 3

Education: Ph.D., 1994, University of California, San Diego

Karen Uhlenbeck

Professor Emerita in the Department of Mathematics, College of Natural Sciences

uhlen@math.utexas.edu

Barbara W. White

Dean Emerita

bww@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-1937 |
SSW 2.202B

Education: Ph.D., Florida State University

Suzan Zeder

Professor

suzanz@mail.utexas.edu |
(512) 232-5325


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