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Jason Abrevaya

Professor of Economics; Fred Hofheinz Regents Professor in Economics

abrevaya@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-8527 |
BRB 3.130

Education: Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Abigail Aiken

Assistant Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs

aaiken@princeton.edu

Education: MD, MPH, PhD, Cambridge University, Harvard University, The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Unintended pregnancy and its life impacts, Abortion access, Contraceptive desires and use; High-risk obstetrics

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Kamran Asdar Ali

Associate Professor of Anthropology

asdar@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-7531, 512-471-3550 |
SAC 4.102

Education: Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

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Edward Anderson

Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences

edward.anderson@mail.utexas.edu |
512-471-5808 |
SEA 2.426

Education: Ph.D., University of Virginia

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Jacqueline L. Angel

Professor, LBJ School

jangel@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-2956 |
SHR 3.239

Education: Ph.D., Rutgers University

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Ronald J. Angel

Professor of Sociology

rangel@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6315 |
CLA 3.530

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

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Javier Auyero

Professor of Sociology; Joe R. & Teresa Long Endowed Professor #3

auyero@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-8073 |
CLA 3.624

Education: Ph.D., The New School for Social Research

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Aprile D Benner

Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences

abenner@prc.utexas.edu |
512-232-1964, 512-471-8353 |
SEA 2.442; CLA 2.406D

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

Interests: child and adolescent development; marginalization and discrimination; schools; stratification systems

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S. Natasha Beretvas

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

tberetvas@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-0724 |
SZB 538E

Education: PhD, University of Washington

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Deborah A. Bolnick

Associate Professor of Anthropology

deborah.bolnick@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-7532 |
SAC 4.148

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

Interests: Anthropological genetics and genomics, ancient DNA, Native American population history, human population genetics, human biological variation, race, paleoepigenetics, ethical/legal/social implications of genetic research

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Sarah Brayne

Assistant Professor of Sociology

sbrayne@utexas.edu |
512-475-8641 |
CLA 2.408J

Education: Ph.D., Princeton University

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Marika Cabral

Assistant Professor of Economics

marika.cabral@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-8522 |
BRB 2.152

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

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Rebecca M. Callahan

Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction

callahan@prc.utexas.edu |
512-471-8347 |
SZB 436G; CLA 2.408H

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

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Esther Calzada

Associate Professor of Social Work

esther.calzada@austin.utexas.edu |
SSW 3.106E

Education: Ph.D., University of Florida

Interests: Parenting and early child development in Latino (Mexican and Mexican American, Dominican and Dominican American) populations; parenting interventions for diverse populations

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Shannon E. Cavanagh

Associate Professor of Sociology

scavanagh@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-8319 |
CLA 2.708A

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

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Wenhong Chen

Assistant Professor of Radio-Television-Film

wenhong.chen@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-4592 |
CMA 5.142

Education: Ph.D., University of Toronto

Interests: Social Networks; Social Capital; Digital Media; Media Entrepreneurship

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Diane Coffey

Assistant Professor of Sociology

coffey@utexas.edu |
512-232-6915 |
CLA 2.620D

Education: Ph.D., Princeton University

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Kelley A. Crews

Associate Professor & Graduate Advisor, Geography & the Environment

kelley@utexas.edu |
CLA 3.424

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

Interests: Muddy Boots Remote Sensing, Land Change Science, & Healthy Socio-ecological Systems in Developing States

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Robert Crosnoe

Professor and Chair of Sociology; C.B. Smith, Sr. Centennial Chair #4

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

Professor of Social Work, Associate Dean for Research

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

Education: Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

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Michael Daniels

Professor and Chair, Department of Statistics and Data Sciences

mjdaniels@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-7695

Education: Sc.D., Harvard University

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Susan De Luca

Assistant Professor of Social Work

sdeluca@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., The Ohio State University

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Toni Falbo

Professor of Educational Psychology

toni@prc.utexas.edu |
512-471-8020 |
CLA 2.622F

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

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Karen Fingerman

Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences

kfingerman@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-0618 |
SEA 2.326

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

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Michele Forman

Professor of Nutritional Sciences-Epidemiology, Bruton Endowed Chair; Director, School of Human Ecology

mforman@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-1580 |
GEA 313

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

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Kim Fromme

Professor of Clinical Psychology

fromme@psy.utexas.edu |
SEA 3.242

Education: Ph.D., University of Washington

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Elizabeth Gershoff

Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences; PRC Development Core Director and Postdoctoral Training Director

liz.gershoff@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-0018 |
SEA 2.456; CLA 2.406E

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

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Michael Geruso

Assistant Professor of Economics

mike.geruso@austin.utexas.edu |
BRB 2.118

Education: Ph.D., Princeton University

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Jennifer Glass

Professor of Sociology; Barbara Pierce Bush Regents Professor in 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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Marci Gleason

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences

mgleason@mail.utexas.edu |
512-471-1617 |
SEA 2.458

Education: Ph.D., New York University

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Andrea Gore

Professor and Vacek Chair of Pharmacology

andrea.gore@mail.utexas.edu |
512-471-3669 |
BME 3.510B

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

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Kathryn Paige Harden

Associate Professor of Psychology

harden@psy.utexas.edu |
512 471 1124 |
SEA 3.246

Education: Ph.D., University of Virginia

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Mark D. Hayward

Professor of Sociology; Centennial Commission Professor in the Liberal Arts

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

Education: Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington

Interests: Life course origins of health disparities, morbidity and mortality, biodemography

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Kristine Hopkins

Research Assistant Professor of Sociology

khopkins@prc.utexas.edu |
512-471-8313 |
CLA 2.620D

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

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Yasmiyn Irizarry

Assistant Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies

yirizarry@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington

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Huriya Jabbar

Assistant Professor, Educational Policy and Planning, Department of Education Administration

jabbar@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-8586 |
SZB 374

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

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Deborah B. Jacobvitz

Professor; Chairperson, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences

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

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

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Yuri Jang

Associate Professor of Social Work

yjang12@austin.utexas.edu |
SWB 3.130C

Education: Ph.D., University of South Florida

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Junfeng Jiao

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture

jjiao@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Washington

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Karen Johnson

Assistant Professor of Nursing

kjohnson@mail.nur.utexas.edu |
512 471-7971 |
NUR 4.143

Education: Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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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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Gregory W. Knapp

Associate Professor of Geography and the Environment

gwk@utexas.edu |
512.232.1588 |
CLA 3.712

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

Interests: Long term geography of indigenous groups in the Andes.

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David L. Leal

Professor of Government

dleal@austin.utexas.edu |
512.471.1343 |
BAT 3.140

Education: Ph.D., Harvard University

Interests: Latino Politics and Policy

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Ken-Hou Lin

Assistant Professor of Sociology

lin@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-9412 |
CLA 2.702D

Education: Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Interests: Inequality, Economy and Society, Finance, Organization, Race, and Methods.

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Leigh Linden

Associate Professor of Economics and Public Affairs

leigh.linden@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-8904 |
BRB 2.156; CLA 2.702C

Education: Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Brad Love

Associate Director, Center for Health Communication & Associate Professor, School of Advertising and Public Relations

lovebrad@utexas.edu |
512-471-3482 |
BMC 4.342

Education: Ph.D., Michigan State University

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Dayanand Manoli

Assistant Professor of Economics

dsmanoli@austin.utexas.edu

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

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Leticia Marteleto

Associate Professor of Sociology

marteleto@prc.utexas.edu |
512.471.8302 |
CLA 2.708D

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

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Julie Maslowsky

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Health Education

maslowsky@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-7190 |
BEL 508

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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Eric McDaniel

Associate Professor of Government

emcdaniel@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-7268

Education: Ph.D., 2004, Political Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

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Chandra L. Muller

Professor of Sociology; Alma Cowden Madden Centenial Professor & Ashbell Smith Professor in Liberal Arts

cmuller@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-8377, 512-232-6322 |
CLA 2.408G

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

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Richard Murphy

Assistant Professor of Economics

richard.murphy@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-8525 |
BRB 2.142

Education: Ph.D., University College London

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Marc A. Musick

Professor of Sociology; Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs, College of Liberal Arts

musick@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6326 |
BUR 548

Education: Ph.D., Duke University

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Todd Olmstead

Associate Professor of Public Affairs, James and Claudia Richter Chair Fellow

tolmstead@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-8456 |
SRH 3.237

Education: Ph.D., Harvard University

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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

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Yolanda C. Padilla

Professor of Social Work

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

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

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Deborah Parra-Medina

Director, Latino Research Initiative; Professor, Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

parramedina@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 475-9315 |
GWB 2.320

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

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Pamela Paxton

Professor of Sociology, Christine and Stanley E. Adams, Jr. Centennial Professor in the Liberal Arts and PRC Scientific & Technical Core Director

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

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

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Becky Pettit

Professor of Sociology

bpettit@utexas.edu |
512-471-9850 |
CLA 2.622H

Education: Ph.D., Princeton University

Interests: Social Inequality, Race and Ethnicity, Gender, Labor Markets, Research Methods

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Joseph E. Potter

Professor of Sociology

joe@prc.utexas.edu |
512.471.8341 |
CLA 2.620C

Education: Ph.D., Princeton University

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Daniel A. Powers

Professor of Sociology

dpowers@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6335 |
CLA 2.622J

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

Interests: Health/Mortality Disparities

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Tetyana Pudrovska

Assistant Professor of Sociology

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

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James Pustejovsky

Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology

pusto@austin.utexas.edu |
5124710683 |
SZB 538D

Education: Ph.D., Northwestern University

Interests: Statistics, meta-analysis, robust variance estimation, single-case research

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Kelly Raley

Professor of Sociology; PRC Associate Director

kelly.raley@mail.utexas.edu |
512-232-6333 |
CLA 2.702E

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

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Mark Regnerus

Associate Professor of Sociology

regnerus@prc.utexas.edu |
512-232-6307 |
CLA 3.524

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

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Pedro Reyes

Ashbel Smith Professor in Educational Policy

preyes@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 475-8569 |
1912 Speedway, Suite 310M

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

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Catherine Riegle-Crumb

Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction

riegle@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-8642 |
CLA 2.408E

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

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Néstor P. Rodríguez

Professor of Sociology

nrodriguez@austin.utexas.edu |
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CLA 3.528

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

Interests: Climate change and migration, social transitions and conflict, coercive bureaucracies and ideology, historical sociology

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Sharmila Rudrappa

Associate Professor of Sociology

rudrappa@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6310 |
BUR 574

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

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Stephen Russell

Priscilla Pond Flawn Regents Professor of Child Development, Human Development and Family Sciences

stephen.russell@utexas.edu |
512-471-0753 |
SEA 2.444; CLA 2.404

Education: Ph.D., Duke University

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Delida Sanchez

Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology

delida.sanchez@austin.utexas.edu |
SZB 262H

Education: Ph.D., Columbia University Teachers College

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Lauren Schudde

Assistant Professor of Educational Administration

schudde@austin.utexas.edu

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

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Harel Shapira

Assistant Professor of Sociology

hshapira@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-8075 |
CLA 3.636

Education: Ph.D., Columbia University

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Dean Spears

Assistant Professor of Economics

dspears@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Princeton

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Chandler Stolp

Associate Professor and Associate Dean, LBJ School; Director, Brazil Center; Director Inter-American Policy Studies Program

stolp@austin.utexas.edu |
512.471.8951 |
SRH 3.310A

Education: Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University

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Patricia A. Stout

Professor of Advertising and Public Affairs; John P. McGovern Regents Professor in Health and Medical Science Communication

pstout@mail.utexas.edu |
512-475-9158

Education: Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Marie-Anne Suizzo

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education

msuizzo@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-0379 |
SZB 506A

Education: Ph.D., Human Development and Psychology, Harvard University Graduate School of Education

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Rebecca M. Torres

Associate Professor of Geography and the Environment

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

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

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Robert Town

Professor of Economics

robert.town@austin.utexas.edu

Education: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Interests: Health Economics, Industrial Orgnaization, Applied Econometrics

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John W. Traphagan

Professor of Religious Studies, Mitsubishi Fellow

512-232-0874 |
BUR 520

Education: Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Interests: Astrobiology | Japanese religion & society | ritual | medical anthropology | science, technology, and culture | entrepreneurship in Japan

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Stephen J. Trejo

Professor of Economics

trejo@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-8512 |
BRB 2.132

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

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Elliot Tucker-Drob

Associate Professor of Psychology

tuckerdrob@utexas.edu |
512-232-4225 |
SEA 4.218

Education: Ph.D., University of Virginia

Interests: Behavioral Genetics; Cognitive Development; Cognitive Aging; Personality Development, Academic Achievement, Quantitative Methods

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Debra J. Umberson

Director, PRC; Professor of Sociology; Christine and Stanley E. Adams, Jr. Centennial Professorship in 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

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Fatima Varner

Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Sciences

fvarner@utexas.edu |
SEA 2.322D

Education: Ph.D., Northwestern University

Interests: Parenting, academic achievement, African American families

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Paul von Hippel

Associate Professor, LBJ School

paulvonhippel@austin.utexas.edu |
SRH 3.384

Education: Ph.D., Ohio State University

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Peter Ward

Professor and Associate Dean for Research, LBJ School; C.B. Smith Sr. Centennial Chair in US-Mexico Relations

peter.ward@austin.utexas.edu |
512.471-6302 |
CLA 3.730, SRH 3.228

Education: Ph.D., University of Liverpool

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E. Mark Warr

Professor of Sociology

mwarr@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6317 |
CLA 3.612

Education: Ph.D., University of Arizona

Interests: Crime, Delinquency, Deviance.

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Alexander Weinreb

Associate Professor of Sociology

aweinreb@prc.utexas.edu |
512-471-0437 |
CLA 2.620E

Education: Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Interests: Social and political demography, data collection methods

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Abigail Weitzman

Assistant Professor of Sociology

aweitzman@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., New York University

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Ahmed Whitt

Assistant Professor of Social Work

ahmedwhitt@utexas.edu |
(512) 471-1003 |
SWB 3.106C

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

Interests: Economic Empowerment

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Elizabeth Widen

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences effective 8/2018

elizabeth.widen@austin.utexas.edu

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

Interests: Nutritional Epidemiology, Maternal and Child Health, Pregnancy, Obesity, Global Nutrition & Health

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Robert H. Wilson

Mike Hogg Professor of Urban Policy, LBJ School; Director, Policy Research Institute

rwilson@austin.utexas.edu |
512.471.8947 |
SRH 3.213

Education: Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

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David S Yeager

Assistant Professor of Psychology

dyeager@utexas.edu |
512-471-1846 |
SEA 5.224

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Social-cognitive development, Motivation, Aggression, Adolescence, Research methodology, and Psychological interventions

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Kenneth R. Young

Professor of Geography and the Environment

kryoung@austin.utexas.edu |
512.232.8311 |
CLA 3.422

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

Faculty Research Affiliates


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Kate Coleman-Minahan

Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of Colorado

kate.coleman-minahan@prc.utexas.edu |
CLA 2.620E

Education: PhD, University of Colorado Denver

Interests: Reproductive Health, Migration, Latino/a Families, Gender, Adolescents

Valerie Danesh, PhD, RN, CCRP

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

vdanesh@nursing.utexas.edu |
512-232-4722 |
NUR 3.446

Education: Ph.D., University of Central Florida

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Vinita Goyal

MD and PRC Research Affiliate

vinitagoyalmd@gmail.com

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Deanna Hoelscher

John P. McGovern Professor in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living

deanna.m.hoelscher@uth.tmc.edu |
5123912510

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Steve Kelder

Associate Regional Dean, UT School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus and Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences

steven.h.kelder@uth.tmc.edu |
512-391-2511

Education: Ph.D. and M.P.H., University of Minnesota

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Erin Lentz

Assistant Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs

erinclentz@utexas.edu |
512-232-8353 |
SRH 3.257

Education: Ph.D., Cornell University

Elma Lorenzo-Blanco

Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Sciences Fall 2017

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

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Marcelo J. P. Paixão

Associate Professor, Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, Fellow of Lee and Joseph D. Jamail Chair in African American Studies

marcelopaixao@utexas.edu |
GWB 3142

Education: Ph.D., 2005, Sociology, Instituto Universitário de Pesquisas do Rio de Janeiro (IUPERJ)

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Nalini Ranjit

Assistant Professor, Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

nalini.ranjit@uth.tmc.edu |
512-391-2527 |
1616 Guadalupe Street, Suite 6.300

Education: Ph.D., Cornell University

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Anna Wilkinson

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

anna.v.wilkinson@uth.tmc.edu |
512-707-2011 |
1616 Guadalupe Street, Suite 6.300

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

Interests: Health disparities and immigrant health; tobacco prevention and cessation; promotion of physical activity and obesity prevention; bio-behavioral epidemiology.

Hannah Williamson

Assistnat Professor, Human Development and Family Sciences, Fall 2017

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

Emeritus Faculty


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W. Parker Frisbie

Professor Emeritus of Sociology

frisbie@prc.utexas.edu |

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

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Omer R. Galle

Professor Emeritus of Sociology

org@prc.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

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Daniel S. Hamermesh

Sue Killam Professor Emeritus in the Foundations of Economics

hamermes@eco.utexas.edu |
512-350-7364 |
BRB 2.162

Education: Ph.D., Yale University

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Aletha C. Huston

Priscilla Pond Flawn Regents Professor Emeritus in Child Development

achuston@utexas.edu |
512-471-0753 |
SEA 2.444

Education: Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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Ted L. Huston

Amy Johnson McLaughlin Centennial Professor Emeritus in Home Economics

huston@mail.utexas.edu |
512-471-5606 |
SEA 2.448A

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

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John Mirowsky

Professor Emeritus of Sociology

mirowsky@prc.utexas.edu |
512-232-7064 |
CLA 2.622G

Education: Ph.D., Yale University

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Bryan R. Roberts

C. B. Smith, Sr. Centennial Chair Emeritus in United States-Mexico Relations #1

brr@prc.utexas.edu |
512-232-6329 |
CLA 3.608

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

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Catherine E. Ross

Professor Emeritus of Sociology

cross@prc.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Yale University

Postdoctoral Fellows


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Elizabeth Ackert

Postdoctoral Fellow

ackert@prc.utexas.edu |
CLA 2.406C

Education: Ph.D., University of Washington

Interests: Immigration, Education, Social Demography, Stratification/Inequality, Quantitative Methods

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Laura Baams

Postdoctoral Scholar for SOGI-Focused School Policies and Student Wellbeing

l.baams@utexas.edu |
CLA 2.404 D

Interests: Sexual orientation and gender identity; health and wellbeing of LGBTQ youth

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Rachel Behler

NICHD Postdoctoral Fellow

rbehler@prc.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Cornell University

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Jack Day

Postdoctoral Fellow

jackday@utexas.edu |
CLA 2.404E

Education: PhD, Oregon State University

Interests: LGBTQ youth health and development, school policy, school climate

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Jessica Fish

Postdoctoral Fellow

jessica.fish@utexas.edu |
CLA 2.404B

Education: PhD, Florida State University

Interests: LGBTQ youth development, alcohol use, and mental health

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Paul Hanselman

Postdoctoral Fellow

paulhanselman@utexas.edu

Education: PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Interests: Stratification/Inequality, Education, Quantitative Methods, Treatment Effect Heterogeneity, Data Visualization

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Salvatore Ioverno

Postdoctoral Fellow

salvatore.ioverno@utexas.edu |
CLA 2.404A

Education: Ph.D., Sapienza University of Rome

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Megan Kuhfeld

Postdoctoral Fellow

mkuhfeld@utexas.edu |
SEA 2.454

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

Interests: Quantitative methods; psychometrics; teacher effectiveness; school climate

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Kelly Minor

Postdoctoral Fellow

kminor@prc.utexas.edu

Education: Ph. D. in Applied Developmental and Educational Psychology, Boston College

Interests: Positive Youth Development, College Access, Socioeconomic and Racial/Ethnic Inequalitites

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Katherine Paschall

Postdoctoral Fellow

kpaschall@utexas.edu |
CLA 2.406E; SEA 4.454

Education: Ph.D., University of Arizona

Interests: Parent-child relationships, family dynamics in the context of poverty, prevention programming

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Goleen Samari

NICHD Postdoctoral Fellow

gsamari@prc.utexas.edu

Education: PhD, MPH, MA, University of California Los Angeles

Interests: Health Disparities, Reproductive Health, Global Health, Migration, Gender


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