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Harry P. Reeder
Associate Professor
phenomenology; critical thinking; modern philosophy; philosophy of science; philosophy of language
available to interview in Spanish

Harry P. Reeder
Associate Professor
phenomenology; critical thinking; modern philosophy; philosophy of science; philosophy of language
available to interview in Spanish

Ski Hunter
Professor
lesbian and gay issues

Ski Hunter
Professor
lesbian and gay issues

Richard D. Schoech
Professor
human services administration; community practice and technology; social work administration; community practice and technology

Alexa Smith-Osborne
Assistant Professor
veterans health and services; child and adolescent mental health; maternal and child health

Architecture

Michael Buckley
Professor, School of Architecture
commercial property and property repositioning; urban planning and development

Kathryn E. Holliday
Assistant Professor, School of Architecture
Director, David Dillon Center for Texas Architecture; modern architecture, history and theory; historic preservation

David D. Hopman
Associate Professor, School of Architecture
Registered Landscape Architect; critical regionalism and landscape aesthetics; the interpretation and design of regional ecological communities in complex cultural landscapes; computer visualization; planting design; extensive green roof design; Sustainable Sites Initiative

Taner R. Ozdil
Assistant Professor, School of Architecture; Associate Director for Research, Center for Metropolitan Density
landscape architecture; urban design and physical planning; the relationship between design and value creation (economic, environmental, social, and cultural) within the physical confounds of downtowns, mixed-use centers, and high-density urban areas

Pat D. Taylor
Director of Landscape Architecture Program, Associate Professor
landscape architecture; urban design; countryside planning/design; research in landscape architecture

Art and Art History

Marilyn Jolly
Associate Professor
painting; two-dimensional art (drawing, printmaking); organic gardening; garden design

Michelle Murillo
Assistant Professor
painting; drawing; printmaking, including woodcut, silkscreen, lithography, intaglio, digital media

Business and Industry

Myrtle P. Bell
Professor, College of Business Management
workplace diversity

Wendy J. Casper
Assistant Professor, College of Business Management
business trends in the region; work-life issues; training and development; organizational behavior

Fred A. Forgey
Clinical Professor, College of Business
commercial property; planning/development

Rebecca Neilson
Lecturer and Adviser, Masters of Science in Human Resource Management Program
human resources; active Army reservist

Children and Family

Denise Collins
Clinical Assistant Professor
child growth and development; parenting

Communications and Media

Sasha Grant
Assistant Professor
corporate/organizational identity; internal and external organizational communication; corporate/managerial communication; organizational storytelling; corporate ethics and values

Lael Morgan
Adjunct
writing/publishing; frontier history; Alaska; Texas; Montana; Maine; South Seas; benefits of high school journalism for disadvantaged students; distance education

Computers and Computer Science

Hao Che
Assistant Professor
network architecture and design; network resource management; multi-service switching architecture; network processor design

Mohan Kumar
Professor
pervasive computing; opportunistic networks and computing; wireless networks and mobility; mobile agents; distributed computing

Fillia Makedon
Professor
biomedical informatics; pervasive technologies; assistive environments; bioinformatics; knowledge management; e-health; security; privacy; database applications

Roger Walker
Professor
microcomputer systems; lasers and optic systems; signal processing; road roughness; embedded real-time instrumentation and control systems

Gergely Zaruba
Associate Professor
wireless networking technologies; optical networking technologies; next generation wireless networks; localization technologies; network simulation

Crime

Robert L. Bing
Assistant Professor, College of Liberal Arts Criminology and Criminal Justice
corrections; plea-bargaining; sentencing; criminal justice education, program evaluation; race and crime

Randall Butler
Visiting Assistant Professor
Native American policing; restorative justice; criminal procedure; police training; Navajo juvenile delinquency

Alejandro del Carmen
Criminology and Criminal Justice Chair, Associate Professor
racial profiling; use of force; policing; immigration issues related to crime; crime patterns
available to interview in Spanish

Rhonda R. Dobbs
Assistant Professor
gender and crime; theories of crime; victimization; fear of crime

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Karel Carpenter
Lecturer and Academic Advisor
terrorism-bioterrorism; epidemiological investigation; domestic preparedness; terrorism response; emergency response certification

Shannon K. Fowler
Assistant Professor
prison sexual assault; community violence

John J. Rodriguez
Assistant Professor
gangs; transnationalism; immigration; human trafficking
available to interview in Spanish

Curriculum and Instruction

Joohi Lee
Assistant Professor
early mathematics; school achievement of children of immigrants

Earthquakes

Glen Mattioli
Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
neotectonic and volcanic processes

Economics

C.Y. Choi
Assistant Professor
open economy macroeconomics (monetary policy); international finance (exchange rate movements); time series econometrics

WIlliam J. Crowder
Professor of Economics, College of Business
business trends in the region; macroeconomics; general economy questions

Jeffrey S. DeSimone
UTA and Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research; Assistant Professor
education; health; labor; politics in economics

Roger Meiners
Goolsby Distinguished Professor of Economics and Law; Chairman, Economics Department
legal and economic aspects of environmental policy; economic analysis

Michael R. Ward
Associate Professor
economics of regulation and policy; anti-trust; utility regulation; telecommunications; pharmaceuticals

Education

Carla Amaro-Jimenez
Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education and Health Professions
bilingual education; English as a second language curriculum and instruction
available to interview in Spanish

Carrie Ausbrooks
Associate Dean, College of Education and Health Professions
charter schools

Ronald Caloss
Director, Superintendent Certification Program
public school finance; bond elections; dressing for the interview; resumes and interviewing; dealing with the media; unwritten rules for leadership; reaching out and making a difference

Ann Cavallo
Associate Professor
science teaching and learning at all levels; impact of science learning on underserved or underrepresented groups (minorities, women); impact of technology on students' science learning; psychological aspects of student learning; examining students' scientific reasoning abilities

Nancy L. Hadaway
Professor
adolescent literacy; children's and young adult literature; English as a second language; online instruction

Adrienne E. Hyle
Chair and Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
leadership; organizational change; K-12 and higher education faculty and gender issues

R. Jon Leffingwell
Associate Professor
stress management; reduction of anxiety; increasing pro-social behavior in schools

Rhonda L. McClellan
Associate Professor, Department of Education Leadership and Policy Studies
educational and school board leadership

Peggy Semingson
Assistant Professor of Literacy Studies
literacy instruction for elementary students; parent participation in their children’s literacy learning; family and community literacy; narrative research; K-12 students with challenges in reading; bilingual education
available to interview in Spanish

Joy L. Wiggins
Assistant Professor
feminist theory in qualitative research in mostly narrative and poetic transcription of data; multicultural education and multicultural children's literature; using technology in higher education classroom including blogging and online distance education/learning; social action in K-12 classroom; preservice teacher education; English/language arts teaching in middle schools

Engineering, Biomedical

Khosrow Behbehani
Professor
respiratory and anesthesia device design and analysis; microprocessor-based control design for biomedical systems; computer modeling of biomedical systems; modern control theory applications in biomedical engineering; stochastic and deterministic systems

Hanli Liu
Professor
medical instrumentation and imaging; minimally-invasive and non-invasive spectroscopy and imaging of tissue; optical diffuse imaging for cancer prognosis and brain activities

Liping Tang
Professor
tissue engineering; biomaterial; biocompatibility; stem cells; drug delivery

Engineering, Civil

Ali Abolmaali
Professor of Civil Engineering
infrastructure needs; development of pipes laced with steel fibers

Siamak Ardekani
Professor, Professional Engineer
growth and transportation trends; traffic flow theory; public transportation design; transportation modeling and trends; emergency transportation management (e.g. detours, evacuations, and management of post-disaster operations)

Mohammad Najafi
Assistant Professor
construction management; asset management; construction and renewal of infrastructures (pipeline construction, pipeline renewal); trenchless technology

Anand Puppala
Professor, Professional Engineer
soil stabilization; soil reinforcement; pavement materials characterization; instrumentation and data acquisition

DJ Seo
Assistant Professor
hydrology; hydraulics; water resources; river flow; flood mitigation; flood plain management; contaminant; transport in streams, numerical and physical modeling of fluid flow; applied fluid mechanics; water distribution

James C. Williams
Professor, Professional Engineer
traffic flow theory; traffic engineering; operation of traffic signal systems; highway and street capacity analysis; freeway operations analysis; transportation systems analysis

Nur Yazdani
Chairman and Professor, Civil Engineering Department
structural engineering; concrete/timber bridge design, evaluation and rehabilitation; infrastructure disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery; concrete properties, coastal infrastructure and building codes; engineering education

Engineering, Electrical

Jonathan Bredow
Professor
remote sensing; RADAR; microwave circuits; antennas; electromagnetics; digital signal processing; digital systems

J.C. Chiao
Professor
medical devices; microelectromechanical system (MEMS); optics; optical networks; pain management; radio frequency identification (RFID); medical implants; microfluidics; wireless; microwaves and millimeterwaves; quasi-optics

Wei-Jen Lee
Professor
utility deregulation; renewable energy; load forecasting; power quality; distribution, automation, and demand side management; power systems analysis; online real time equipment diagnostic and prognostic systems; microcomputer based instruments for power systems monitoring; measurement; control; protection

Frank L. Lewis
Professor, Professional Engineer
feedback control systems; neural networks for control; discrete event systemsl robotics; adaptive systems

Weidong Zhou
Assistant Professor
optoelectronic materials and devices; photonic crystal-based semiconductor lasers and detectors; nanophotonics

Engineering, Environmental

Andrew Kruzic
Professional Engineer, Associate Professor
environmental engineering; wastewater treatment

Melanie Sattler
Assistant Professor, Professional Engineer
emissions measurement; air-quality modeling; air pollution control technologies

Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems

Victoria Chen
Associate Professor
engineering statistics; design of experiments; statistical modeling; dynamic programming

H.W. Corley
Professor
mathematics; modeling; statistics; optimization
available to interview in Spanish

Brian Huff
Associate Professor
robotics and automation; autonomous systems; systems modeling; discrete event simulation; enterprise analysis and design; time-based competition

John W. Priest
Professor
product development; manufacturing; knowledge engineering and management; design for manufacturing; micro fabrication; meso fabrication; process development

Engineering, Materials Science and

Michael Jin
Assistant Professor
solar energy; solar cell materials and devices; renewable energy

Michael Jin
Assistant Professor
solar energy; solar cell materials and devices; renewable energy

Choong-Un Kim
Associate Professor
microelectronic devices and processing; thin film materials; physical metallurgy; failure analysis and reliability assessments

Stathis Meletis
Professor
surface engineering; multifunctional thin films; small-scale materials; material-environment interactions; plasma treatments for surface hardening

Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace

Wen S. Chan
Professor
mechanics of composite structures; fracture mechanics; damage tolerance and durability analysis; structural analysis; finite element analysis; structural design; aerospace structures

Atilla Dogan
Assistant Professor
flight dynamics and control; nonlinear flight simulation; aircraft escape maneuvers in microburst with turbulence; automatic transmission modeling and control; unmanned aerial vehicles; vortex effect modeling; modeling and control of formation flight; probabilistic path planning; modeling and control of aerial refueling for UAVs; human factor modeling

Haiying Huang
Assistant Professor
structural health monitoring; sensor technologies

Frank K. Lu
Professor
gasdynamics; aerodynamics; propulsion; detonation; combustion; shock waves; blast waves; aerospace engineering; energy conversion

Hyejin Moon
Assistant Professor
micro and nanofluidics; biomems and bionems; surface and interfacial phenomena; micro-medical devices; micro and nano manufacturing

S.M. You
Professor
boiling heat transfer; thermal management of microelectronics

English

Stacy Alaimo
Associate Professor of English
multicultural literatures; 20th century literature of the U.S.; environment literature; environmental health; environmental justice

Wendy B. Faris
Professor and Chair
modern and contemporary British, French, and Latin American fiction; modern literature and painting; magical realism; the Bloomsbury Group; Carlos Fuentes
available to interview in Spanish

Neill Matheson
Assistant Professor
nineteenth-century American literature; American fiction
available to interview in Spanish

Film

Dennis M. Maher
Associate Professor of Theatre Arts
The Society for American Baseball Researchers; player salaries issues; MLB Hall of Fame

Finance and Real Estate

Darren K. Hayunga
Assistant Professor
real estate; spatial statistics

Steve E. Isbell
Lecturer
real estate development

Peggy E. Swanson
John and Judy Goolsby Distinguished Professor and Professor of Finance
foreign exchange markets; iShares and country funds; international portfolio diversification

Fitness

Cynthia A. Trowbridge
Assistant Professor and Clinical Education Coordinator, Athletic Training Education Program
physical medicine and rehabilitation of orthopedic injuries; athletic training; treatment of acute and chronic injuries; strength and conditioning

Foreign Languages and Literatures

Beth S. Wright
Dean, College of Liberal Arts; Professor
French paintings of the 18th and 19th centuries; novels of Sir Walter Scott; art

Health

John Buckwalter
Professor and Chair
kinesiology; youth sports; exercise science; fitness; cardiovascular physiology; blood pressure control; autonomic nervous system
available to interview in Spanish

History

Elisabeth A. Cawthon
Associate Professor and Associate Chair of the History Department
British history; civil liberties and law

William Marvin Dulaney
Associate Professor History, College of Liberal Arts
African American history; blacks; race relations in Dallas

Sam W. Haynes
Professor History, College of Liberal Arts
Texas Revolution and republic; southwestern studies

Hurricanes

Siamak Ardekani
Professor, Professional Engineer
growth and transportation trends; traffic flow theory; public transportation design; transportation modeling and trends; emergency transportation management (e.g. detours, evacuations, and management of post-disaster operations)

Immigration

Susan Gonzalez Baker
Director, Center for Mexican American Studies
Research areas include Mexican migration to the United States, experiences of Mexican immigrant women in U.S. labor markets, U.S. immigration policy, and race/ethnic differences in homelessness in the United States.
available to interview in Spanish

Information Systems and Operations Management

R.C. Baker
Professor, Chair of Department of Information Systems and Operations Management
quality control

Mark Eakin
Associate Professor
general statistical methodology; visual basic for applications

Greg Frazier
Associate Professor
operations management; inventory management; project management

M.K. Raja
Professor
information technology; information systems; software engineering; systems design; information security; computer forensics; cyber crime

Kinesiology

Larry Nelson
Assistant Professor
physical education; dance education; service learning in teacher education; resiliency and at-risk youth; adventure and outdoor education

Law

John V. Dowdy
Attorney at Law; Senior Lecturer in Business Law
probate and wills; mediation

Marketing

Elten Briggs
Assistant Professor
services marketing

Gary Lacefield
Senior Lecturer
mortgage compliance; business finance; conflict resolution and mediation

Sudha Mani
Assistant Professor
alliances and networks; new product development; international market entry

Ritesh Saini
Assistant Professor
consumer psychology and behavior; retail sales; pricing

Ritesh Saini
Assistant Professor
consumer psychology and behavior; retail sales; pricing

Mexican-American Issues



Susan Gonzalez Baker
Director, Center for Mexican American Studies
Research areas include Mexican migration to the United States, experiences of Mexican immigrant women in U.S. labor markets, U.S. immigration policy, and race/ethnic differences in homelessness in the United States.
available to interview in Spanish

Music

Daniel Cavanagh
Assistant Professor
jazz studies; composition; improvisation; jazz ensemble direction

Daniel Cavanagh
Assistant Professor
jazz studies; composition; improvisation; jazz ensemble direction

Sergio Espinosa
Associate Professor
string education; orchestra conductor; International Baccalaureate Organization Music Chief Examiner, 2001-06
available to interview in Spanish

Nursing

Cheryl Anderson
RN, Ph.D., CNS
family violence; workplace violence; teen pregnancy; maternal-child health

Cheryl Anderson
RN, Ph.D., CNS
family violence; workplace violence; teen pregnancy; maternal-child health

Joy D. Baker
Associate Clinical Professor
nursing administration and leadership; perioperative nursing; meaning-making relative to relocation transitions in life

Kathryn M. Daniel
Clinical Instructor, Interim Director Adult and Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner Program
nurse practitioner practice in long term care; care of the frail elderly; estimation of renal function in the ambulatory elderly

Kathryn M. Daniel
Clinical Instructor, Interim Director Adult and Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner Program
nurse practitioner practice in long term care; care of the frail elderly; estimation of renal function in the ambulatory elderly

Sharolyn Dihigo
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care
colicky babies; learning disabilities

Julian Hurdle
Assistant Professor of Biology, College of Science
health; wellness; healthcare: virology and microbiology; working on a treatment for a hospital-based infection called C.difficile

Julian Hurdle
Assistant Professor of Biology, College of Science
health; wellness; healthcare: virology and microbiology; working on a treatment for a hospital-based infection called C.difficile

Bethany McClean
Clinical Instructor
school health

Bethany McClean
Clinical Instructor
school health

Diane Snow
Clinical Professor and Director, Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner Program Co-Director
addictions; co-occurring disorders; bipolar disorder; anxiety disorder/PTSD; adult ADHD; neurobiology; genetics of addiction; bipolar disorder

Politics

Victoria Farrar-Myers
Professor
American politics; U.S. presidency; U.S. congress; campaign finance; presidential campaigns; American foreign policy; political leadership

Victoria Farrar-Myers
Professor
American politics; U.S. presidency; U.S. congress; campaign finance; presidential campaigns; American foreign policy; political leadership

Thomas Marshall
Professor, Political Science
public opinion; campaigns and elections; political methodology

Brent E. Sasley
Assistant Professor
Middle East politics; Israeli and Turkey politics and foreign policy; foreign policy analysis; international security and conflict; Caspian Sea energy politics

Brent E. Sasley
Assistant Professor
Middle East politics; Israeli and Turkey politics and foreign policy; foreign policy analysis; international security and conflict; Caspian Sea energy politics

Allan Saxe
Associate Professor
state and local government; American national government; civil liberties; politics and cinema; Arlington city politics

Allan Saxe
Associate Professor
state and local government; American national government; civil liberties; politics and cinema; Arlington city politics

Sociology and Anthropology



Krystal Beamon
Assistant Professor, College of Sociology and Anthropology
race, class, and sport in the media; racial and ethnic groups in the U.S.

Sports



Jacob Resch
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
brain injuries; concussions; heat illnesses; athletic training education

Theater

Brandi Andrade
Adjunct Instructor
American women's history; theatre history; feminist theatre; acting; producing; dramaturgy

Joe Chapa
Associate Professor
theatrical combat; children's theatre; children's literature

Andrew C. Gaupp
Professor
nonprofit arts management; acting; directing

Michelle Harvey
Specialist
scene design; painting; properties; photography; art and rendering; computer graphics and drafting; hand drafting

Urban Studies

Ard Anjomani
Professor, School of Urban and Public Affairs
growth and transportation trends

Enid Arvidson
Associate Professor School of Urban and Public Affairs
growth and transportation trends; planning; urban and regional theory; and economic impact of Tax Increment Financing districts

Barbara Becker
Dean, School of Urban and Public Affairs
city planning; land use and growth control; comprehensive and strategic planning

Colleen Casey
Assistant Professor, School of Urban and Public Affairs
power and its effects; growing gaps between rich and middle class; how power is used and misused; governance research; inequality in access to credit; urban and community development

Richard Cole
Professor
intergovernmental relations; public policy; urban politics

Carl W. Grodach
Assistant Professor, School of Urban and Public Affairs
power and its effects; urban development; community and economic development; cultural planning and policy; urban community design; urban tourism

Rod Hissong
Associate Professor, School of Urban and Public Affairs
power and its effects; public financing; appraisal assessments and protests in North Texas

Taner R. Ozdil
Assistant Professor, School of Architecture; Associate Director for Research, Center for Metropolitan Density
landscape architecture; urban design and physical planning; the relationship between design and value creation (economic, environmental, social, and cultural) within the physical confounds of downtowns, mixed-use centers, and high-density urban areas

Taner R. Ozdil
Assistant Professor, School of Architecture; Associate Director for Research, Center for Metropolitan Density
landscape architecture; urban design and physical planning; the relationship between design and value creation (economic, environmental, social, and cultural) within the physical confounds of downtowns, mixed-use centers, and high-density urban areas

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