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Lawrence D Abraham

Lawrence D Abraham

Associate Dean, School of Undergraduate Studies
+1 512 232 2684, +1 512 475 7000, l.abraham@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on biomechanic analysis and instruction, and neurological correlation to fine motor skills.

Paty  Abril-Gonzalez

Paty Abril-Gonzalez

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
abrilgon@austin.utexas.edu

Research interests include relationship building among bilingual Latinx elementary students, their families, and their teachers.

Jennifer K Adair

Jennifer K Adair

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
jenniferadair@utexas.edu

Research interests focus on inequities in early schooling and the intersection of immigration, race and early childhood.

Ricardo C Ainslie

Ricardo C Ainslie

M. K. Hage Centennial Professor in Education, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0364, +1 512 471 4407, rainslie@austin.utexas.edu

Explores the intersection of psychology and culture through such topics as the psychological experience of immigration, ethnic conflicts and the impact of violence within communities, and the relationship between individual and collective identity.

Celeste D Alexander

Celeste D Alexander

Research Associate and Lecturer, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 471 4528, celeste.alexander@austin.utexas.edu

Cassandre G Alvarado

Cassandre G Alvarado

Executive Director, College of Education
+1 512 232 3997, cassandre.alvarado@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses research on student success and graduation initiatives, including innovative college readiness assignments, student success programs and understanding the completion agenda.

Robin D Atwood

Robin D Atwood

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
ratwood@austin.utexas.edu

Robin Atwood has spent more than 15 years working on applied research projects focused on physical activity, obesity, worksite wellness, nutrition education evaluation, diabetes, and HIV prevention and care. She is currently working on issues surrounding changes in health care delivery systems impacted by health care reform and capacity building utilizing complexity science, generative leadership and an appreciative approach.

Heather T Augustine

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
heather.augustine@utexas.edu

Melva N Avalos

Melva N Avalos

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
drmnavalos@gmail.com

Germine Gigi  Awad

Germine Gigi Awad

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0526, gawad@austin.utexas.edu

Studies the effects that acculturation and identity have on discrimination, specifically in populations of Arab/Middle Eastern and African American women.

Flávio S Azevedo

Flávio S Azevedo

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
flavio@austin.utexas.edu

Investigates interest-based participation in STEM disciplines in classrooms and extra-curricular activities.

John  Bartholomew

John Bartholomew

Department Chair, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 6021, +1 512 471 1273, jbart@austin.utexas.edu

Researches the effect of exercise on mental health to improve mood and reduce stress.

Sarah Kate Bearman

Sarah Kate Bearman

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
skbearman@austin.utexas.edu

Research focuses on the dissemination and implementation of empirically supported practices (ESPs) for children with disruptive behavior, trauma, anxiety and depression in community settings.

Kimberly A Beckwith

Kimberly A Beckwith

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 3205, +1 512 471 4890, kbeckwith@austin.utexas.edu

Teaches courses focusing on physical and strength training as well as sport history and culture.

Tasha Beretvas

Tasha Beretvas

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, Education - Office of the Dean
+1 512 471 0724, +1 512 471 4155, tberetvas@austin.utexas.edu

Interested in statistical models with a focus on deriving and evaluating multilevel model extensions and meta-analysis models for educational, behavioral, social and medical science data.

Mike M Bohlig

Mike M Bohlig

Senior Research Associate, Center for Community College Student Engagement
+1 512 232 6456, bohlig@cccse.org

As Assistant Director of Research at CCCSE, Bohlig's research interests center on student success at community colleges and the effects of enrollment status and developmental education on persistence and completion.

Maura  Borrego

Maura Borrego

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
maura.borrego@austin.utexas.edu

Studies engineering and STEM higher education, including faculty, graduate students and undergraduates.

Matthew Bowers

Matthew Bowers

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 2120, mattbowers@austin.utexas.edu

Examines the management of systems for athlete development, including how different sport settings influence performance and participation over the lifespan.

Anthony L Brown

Anthony L Brown

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 3902, alb@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on historical and contemporary issues and discourses concerning African American students in schools and society.

Christopher P Brown

Christopher P Brown

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 2288, cpbrown@utexas.edu

Centers research on how early childhood stakeholders respond to and conceptualize policies affecting the education of children

Keffrelyn D Brown

Keffrelyn D Brown

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 4257, keffrelyn@austin.utexas.edu

Creates scholarship based around teacher education, especially relating to race and culture.

Chris Brownson

Chris Brownson

Associate VP for Student Affairs, CMHC Director
+1 512 475 6990, cbrownson@austin.utexas.edu

Experienced school finance administrator who focuses on ways state aid systems and school district budget practices can be improved to best leverage resources toward improving services for students.

Lawrence A Brownstein

Lawrence A Brownstein

Senior Lecturer, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 441 3946, lab@austin.utexas.edu

Brian R Bryant

Brian R Bryant

Research Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 232 2320, brianrbryant@aol.com

Serves as a fellow in the Mathematics Institute of the Meadows Center and researches the support needs for those with disabilities and assistive technology applications.

Lynne J Bryant

Lynne J Bryant

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
lbryant@utexas.edu

Physical education & physical activity relationships to human capital: programming & community physical activity's influence upon adolescents.

Diane P Bryant

Diane P Bryant

Mollie Villeret Davis Professor in Learning Disabilities, Department of Special Education
+1 512 232 2320, +1 512 471 4161, dpbryant@austin.utexas.edu

Researches instructional strategies and assistive technology adaptations for students with learning disabilities, specifically in Mathematics.

Pamela S Buchanan

Pamela S Buchanan

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 9390, buchanan@austin.utexas.edu

Specializes in adapted physical education and working with children with disabilities by providing sensory and motor integration training.

Beth E Bukoski

Beth E Bukoski

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 232 4419, bb@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on issues that affect underrepresented students and faculty related to identity intersectionality and performativity, particularly critical theories and constructs of gender, sexuality, race, and class.

Angela Bush-Richards

Angela Bush-Richards

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0381, abrichards@austin.utexas.edu

Dr. Richards interests are in applied research and evaluation in education settings from prekindergarten through adult professional learning in order to improve students' academic mindsets, learning strategies, motivation, persistence, and achievement and promote equitable and positive learning environments, college readiness, and lifelong success.

Rebecca M Callahan

Rebecca M Callahan

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 471 8347, callahan@prc.utexas.edu

Research interests include immigrant bilinguals' transition from adolescence to young adulthood, as well as their associated educational processes.

Lucy  Camarillo

Lucy Camarillo

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 471 3434, camarillo-may@austin.utexas.edu

A member of the UT Proyecto Maestría Collaborative, she is a leader in Bilingual and Bicultural Education.

Debra  Cantu

Debra Cantu

UT Austin Principalship Program Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 471 6137, debra.cantu@austin.utexas.edu

Coordinates learning objectives, knowledge development, and practical experiences through internships that contribute to a cohesive, high quality education in administration.

Norma V Cantu

Norma V Cantu

Ken McIntyre Professor for Excellence in School Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 232 7111, +1 512 475 8593, metrocan2@aol.com

With a background as assistant secretary of education for Civil Rights in the Clinton Administration, she teaches topics in civil rights and the intersection of law and policy in education.

Cindy I Carlson

Cindy I Carlson

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 4155, ccarlson@austin.utexas.edu

Active in current healthcare reform endeavors, studies integrated behavioral health, attachment theory, and consultation theories and processes such as home-school partnership and family-centered treatment.

Darla M Castelli

Darla M Castelli

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 7636, dcastelli@utexas.edu

Studies the relationship between physical activity and cognitive performance in children and adolescents.

Stephanie W Cawthon

Stephanie W Cawthon

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0378, stephanie.cawthon@austin.utexas.edu

Explores individual, school, community, and system level factors that affect education, employment, and quality of life outcomes for deaf and hard of hearing individuals.

Joshua  Childs

Joshua Childs

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
joshuachilds@austin.utexas.edu

Examines collaborative approaches involving community organizations and stakeholders that improve academic achievement and reduce opportunity gaps for students.

Seung W Choi

Seung W Choi

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 2751, schoi@austin.utexas.edu

Interests include the development and dissemination of computerized adaptive testing applications in educational and psychological testing and patient-reported outcome measurements.

Nathan  Clemens

Nathan Clemens

Associate Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 475 6557, nathan.clemens@austin.utexas.edu

Works to enhance teachers' ability to make data-based decisions, and improve interventions for students with reading difficulties.

Kevin O Cokley

Kevin O Cokley

Director of the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 7498, kcokley@austin.utexas.edu

Researches themes related to understanding the psychological and environmental factors that impact African American student achievement, and the impact of the impostor phenomenon in academic and mental health outcomes.

Sarah M Collins

Sarah M Collins

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Statistics and Data Sciences
smcollins@utexas.edu

Statistics

North Cooc

North Cooc

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 471 7923, ncooc@austin.utexas.edu

Explores how family background, culture, and school contextual factors influence decisions and trajectory outcomes within special education.

Edward F Coyle

Edward F Coyle

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 8596, +1 512 471 8598, coyle@austin.utexas.edu

Investigates metabolic and cardiovascular factors that limit exercise performance.

Brittany N Crim

Brittany N Crim

Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
bcrim@utexas.edu

Don S Crowley, Jr

Don S Crowley, Jr

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 2205, +1 512 232 3949, crowley@austin.utexas.edu

Experienced swimming and diving coach and water safety expert who teaches courses related to swimming.

Kelly Cruise

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
kellycruise@austin.utexas.edu

Jennifer P Cullinane Hege

Jennifer P Cullinane Hege

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
jenna.cullinane@gmail.com

With her team, leverages the state's vast data resources to inform higher education policy and improve student success and educational equity in Texas.

Nancy P Daley

Nancy P Daley

Senior Lecturer, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 4155, ndaley@austin.utexas.edu

Nancy Daley has taught Human Sexuality, an upper-division undergraduate elective, since 1996. This course addresses the physical, psychological, emotional, and interpersonal aspects of human sexuality. Daley is particularly interested in examining gender, sexual orientation, sexual coercion, sexual perversions, and sexual communication.

Denise  Davila

Denise Davila

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
ddavila@utexas.edu

Studies community-based early literacy education programs for ethnically, linguistically, and socioeconomically diverse groups of children.

Noah  De Lissovoy

Noah De Lissovoy

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 1954, delissovoy@austin.utexas.edu

Examines effects of race, class and capital in schools and society; investigates and extends traditions of critical pedagogy and philosophy.

David E DeMatthews

David E DeMatthews

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 232 2413, ddematthews@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on urban school and district leadership, inclusive practices for students with disabilities, and school improvement with an emphasis on addressing inequities in classrooms, schools, and communities.

Christian  Doabler

Christian Doabler

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 471 7256, cdoabler@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on the instructional design and efficacy testing of early mathematics and science interventions for at-risk learners.

David J Drum

David J Drum

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0367, ddrum@austin.utexas.edu

Assists students in finding research topics, particularly relating to college student suicidality and health psychology, working towards integrative health care and improving access to mental health services in hospitals.

Bonnie M Elliott

Bonnie M Elliott

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 659 8309, belliott@utexas.edu

Helps educators develop a clear vision of how they want to teach before going out to their first professional jobs.

Martha M Ellis

Martha M Ellis

Director III, Charles A Dana Center
+1 512 232 2261, mellis@austin.utexas.edu

Nicholas Enge

Nicholas Enge

Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 3206, nickenge@austin.utexas.edu

Researches and teaches social dances from the 19th century to the present.

Toni Falbo

Toni Falbo

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0603, +1 512 471 8020, toni@prc.utexas.edu

Studies the outcomes of sibling status on human development and educational attainment, and examines the effects of China's one-child policy on the personalities of Chinese children and adults.

Terry S Falcomata

Terry S Falcomata

Associate Professor, Department of Special Education
falcomata@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses primarily on the assessment and treatment of severe challenging behavior displayed by individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Brian K Farr

Brian K Farr

Director, Athletic Training Program
+1 512 471 1273, +1 512 471 9885, bfarr@austin.utexas.edu

Serves as Director of the Athletic Training Education Program and specializes in sports medicine, training athletes, athletic injuries, strength and conditioning, and sports rehabilitation.

Sherry L Field

Sherry L Field

Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, College of Education
+1 512 475 8327, sherry_field@austin.utexas.edu

Curriculum history; oral history; social studies curriculum and teaching; childrens thinking and historical thinking; teachers as school leaders; teacher preparation

Tracey T Flores

Tracey T Flores

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
tflores@austin.utexas.edu

Interests include family literacy, specifically family writing and practices for Latina mothers and daughters, as a springboard for advocacy and empowerment of families and teachers.

Christina Fragale

Christina Fragale

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
tinafragale@gmail.com

Works with culturally diverse individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders to assess and treat challenging behavior.

Liliana M Garces

Liliana M Garces

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
liliana_garces@utexas.edu

Studies educational inequality, higher education equity and access policies for underrepresented populations, use and influence of research in Supreme Court cases.

Linda L Garcia

Linda L Garcia

Assistant Director, Center for Community College Student Engagement
+1 512 232 8428, linda.garcia@cccse.org

Oversees the Center's community college relations and serves as a point of contact for state leaders, funders and national higher education organizations.

Douglas C Garrard

Douglas C Garrard

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 232 2850, +1 512 471 5017, garrardd@austin.utexas.edu

Serves as Associate Vice President for Campus Life and Senior Associate Dean of Students, and teaches courses related to on-campus culture in higher education.

Mary Claire Gerwels

Mary Claire Gerwels

Senior Lecturer, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 4155, mcgerwels@austin.utexas.edu

Matt S Giani

Matt S Giani

Director of Research and Data Science, Office of Strategy and Policy
+1 512 232 6809, matt.giani@austin.utexas.edu

Erik  Gnagy

Erik Gnagy

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
gnagy@austin.utexas.edu

Specializes in behavior, sports performance, and decision making in golf; teaches golf and courses need to be certified in physical education.

Juan C Gonzales

Juan C Gonzales

Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 475 8585, jgonzalez@austin.utexas.edu

Dr. Juan C. Gonzalez is Clinical Professor in the College of Education within the Program in Higher Education Leadership (PHEL). His expertise in student affairs leadership and administration, improving the college student experience, and expanding access to higher education for first-generation college students. Dr. Gonzalez served as the Vice Chancellor-Student Affairs at UC San Diego from 2014 till the end of 2017. González has served as vice president for Student Affairs at a number of prestigious universities spanning a 25-year period. Prior to his tenure at UC San Diego, he held the vice president position at the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to that, he served as Vice President for Student Affairs at Arizona State University; Georgetown University; California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; and California State University, San Bernardino.

Maria J Gonzalez tristan

Maria J Gonzalez tristan

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
mgonzalez-howard@austin.utexas.edu

Explores the intersections of teaching and learning science with bilingualism development, with a focus on supporting culturally and linguistically diverse students' engagement in science practices.

Jane S Gray

Jane S Gray

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Psychology
jane.gray@austin.utexas.edu

Supports the clinical training of doctoral students, teaches clinically-focused courses and prepares students for psychology internship training.

Terrance L Green

Terrance L Green

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
tgreen@austin.utexas.edu

Examines principals and school-community engagement/community development, and issues of educational equity and opportunity.

Lisa  Griffin

Lisa Griffin

Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 2786, l.griffin@austin.utexas.edu

Investigates neural control mechanisms during muscle fatigue and aging with single-motor unit recording, and designs electrical stimulation protocols for individuals with paralysis.

Dottie R Hall

Dottie R Hall

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 475 8573, dottiehall@utexas.edu

Explores ethical campus leadership and factors that lead to successful leadership of educators.

Corey M Hannah

Corey M Hannah

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 6848, corey.hannah@austin.utexas.edu

Prepares students in athletic training and studies the role strain and preparedness of athletic trainers in academic roles.

Michelle  Harrison

Michelle Harrison

Research Engineering/ Scientist Associate III (4209), Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 9879, michelle.harrison@utexas.edu

Research focuses on biomarkers underlying lifestyle behaviors, metabolic health, and chronic disease in at-risk populations.

Louis  Harrison

Louis Harrison

Charles H. Spence, Sr. Centennial Professor in Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 4785, lharrison@austin.utexas.edu

Explores issues in race and culture in physical activity and sport as well as identity development patterns of African Americans.

James V Hoffman

James V Hoffman

Priscilla Pond Flawn Regents Professor in Early Childhood Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 471 4041, jhoffman@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on teacher preparation, the classroom literacy environment and promoting literacy in developing countries.

Carole K Holahan

Carole K Holahan

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 2428, c.holahan@austin.utexas.edu

Studies psychosocial factors in health behavior and health and well-being in adulthood and aging.

Jennifer J Holme

Jennifer J Holme

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
jholme@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on the politics and implementation of educational policy with an emphasis on school reform, equity and diversity in schools.

Elaine K Horwitz

Elaine K Horwitz

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 4108, horwitz@austin.utexas.edu

Studies language acquisition from the perspective of second language learners, and how they affect the learning process.

Hao-Yuan  Hsiao

Hao-Yuan Hsiao

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 1782, hhsiao@austin.utexas.edu

Studies the biomechanical and neuromuscular control mechanisms of human movement and translates this knowledge into practical solutions that reduce walking-related disability.

Joan  Hughes

Joan Hughes

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 4145, joanh@austin.utexas.edu

Studies how teachers and K-12 students integrate technologies in-and-outside the classroom for subject area learning.

Thomas M Hunt

Thomas M Hunt

Associate Professor & Graduate Advisor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 0994, +1 512 475 6189, tmhunt@austin.utexas.edu

Examines the intersection of sport and international political history.

Anita Israni

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Educational Psychology
aip@utexas.edu

Anita Israni's research interests focus on using Bayesian statistical methods to employ hierarchical linear modeling, specifically working with longitudinal and mediation data.

Huriya  Jabbar

Huriya Jabbar

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
jabbar@austin.utexas.edu

Examines the social and political dimensions of market-based reforms and privatization in education, including school choice and decision-making in K-12 and higher education contexts.

Jody L Jensen

Jody L Jensen

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 2685, jljensen@austin.utexas.edu

Studies biomechanics and changes in motor competencies across a lifetime with an emphasis on posture and locomotor control including populations of autism and cerebral palsy.

Esbelle M Jowers

Esbelle M Jowers

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 6027, ejowers@austin.utexas.edu

Jowers directs three major grant projects, including the Texas Initiatives for Children's Activity & Nutrition (I-CAN!) project, the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Retention and Engagement Study, and the PMATS/Walk Texas! Project. Texas I-CAN! is an obesity prevention project that aims to increase both physical activity and healthy eating in elementary school children. This project is currently funded through the National Institutes of Health/ Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center for Child Development.The goal is to train elementary school teachers to incorporate physical activity into their academic lessons daily and to evaluate the corresponding physical activity changes and academic impact on the participating children. This is a 5-year project that will recruit 30 elementary schools within Central Texas. Jowers was part of the creation and refinement of this program since 2001 and has extensive experience working with children, elementary school teachers, and independent school districts. The WIC Engagement and Retention Study is funded by the Department of State Health Services (DSHS)/WIC State Office to examine both quantitatively and qualitatively the factors that influence participant engagement and retention in the program. PMATS/Walk Texas! is funded by the Department of State Health Services (DSHS)/Texas Diabetes Council/Program to provide diabetes prevention and technical assistance/expertise to state-funded community diabetes prevention projects. Additionally, Dr. Jowers manages the online reporting system, termed the Program Management and Tracking System, for the Texas Department of State and Health Services. This system tracks clinical outcomes across various programs (physical activity, nutrition, diabetes self management) to determine the impact of the programs on diabetes prevention and control across the state of Texas.

Sharon H Justice

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 471 7551, dsshj@austin.utexas.edu

Manuel J Justiz

Manuel J Justiz

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 232 1695, mjustiz@austin.utexas.edu

Bringing the experience of 28 years as dean of the College of Education, Justiz shares his expertise in topics of public policy, the politics of education, and providing equal access for minorities in education.

Marilyn C Kameen

Marilyn C Kameen

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 232 1695, +1 512 232 1696, mkameen@austin.utexas.edu

Interests include academic administration, faculty in higher education, and college student development with research on college teaching and minorities in higher education.

Hyeon-Ah (Annie)  Kang

Hyeon-Ah (Annie) Kang

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0420, hkang@austin.utexas.edu

Studies statistical methods related to psychometrics, such as item response theory, response time modeling, diagnostic classification modeling, and stochastic test design.

Xiaofen  Keating

Xiaofen Keating

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 3565, xk93@austin.utexas.edu

Researches fitness education, physical activity promotion among k-16 students, and technologies related to physical education teacher education.

Timothy Z Keith

Timothy Z Keith

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0274, tzkeith@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on the nature and measurement of intelligence, including the validity of tests of intelligence, and understanding factors that influence school learning and academic achievement.

Harrison  Keller

Harrison Keller

Deputy to the President for Strategy and Policy
+1 512 232 8277, harrison.keller@austin.utexas.edu

Drives achievement of the president's strategic vision by coordinating long-range planning, policy development, and strategic implementation among academic and administrative units, and for organizing and overseeing strategic initiatives related to inter-institutional partnerships.

Darren D Kelly

Darren D Kelly

Assistant Professor of Instruction, College of Education
+1 512 232 2917, +1 512 471 3212, darren.kelly@austin.utexas.edu

Deborah C Kelt

Deborah C Kelt

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
dkelt@utexas.edu

Brings her experience in literacy education to UT with a specialization in preparing secondary teachers to work in urban schools.

Grace  Kim

Grace Kim

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
grace@austin.utexas.edu

Studies literacy, language, and multicultural education, especially involving new media and globalization.

Amy L Kinkade

Amy L Kinkade

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
akinkade@utexas.edu

Focuses on creating positive learning communities via social and emotional learning, organization/management, and differentiating instruction.

Mylon  Kirksy

Mylon Kirksy

Director - Residence Life, University Housing and Dining
+1 512 471 6177, m.kirksy@austin.utexas.edu

Teaches courses that examine the intersectionality of culture, organizations, and systems of privilege, power, and difference in higher education.

David A Klingbeil

David A Klingbeil

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0218, dklingbeil@austin.utexas.edu

Evaluates popular educational practices to identify moderators of effectiveness; studies evidence-based practices in an effort to improve efficiency including methods for identifying students needing additional support and interventions targeting students' academic and social-behavioral outcomes.

Eric  Knuth

Eric Knuth

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 9683, eric.knuth@austin.utexas.edu

Studies student engagement in mathematical practices related to algebraic reasoning and mathematical argumentation.

Harold W Kohl, III

Harold W Kohl, III

Research Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 391 2530, hkohl@austin.utexas.edu

Specializes in public health, epidemiology and the study and promotion of physical activity for health.

Sophie  Lalande

Sophie Lalande

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 6485, +1 512 471 8601, sophie.lalande@austin.utexas.edu

Studies the limiting factors to exercise capacity in healthy individuals and clinical populations.

Lara  Latimer

Lara Latimer

Senior Program Coordinator-Tobacco Prevention and Control, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 4351, lara.a.latimer@utexas.edu

Addressing overweight & obesity, specifically through examining how the physical and social environment influences nutrition-related behavior. Tobacco prevention among college students.

Edward J Leach

Edward J Leach

Executive Director, National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development
+1 512 471 1430, leach@austin.utexas.edu

Executive Director of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development, a consortium of community and technical colleges that share a philosophical commitment to support excellence in teaching, learning, and leadership.

Cecil W Lee

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 8587, waynelee@austin.utexas.edu

Teaches handball and racquetball classes at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels.

Amanda L Little

Amanda L Little

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 475 6585, amandalittle@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on Early Childhood Special Education with interest in applied behavior analysis, positive behavior supports and data-based intervention strategies.

Min  Liu

Min Liu

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 6248, +1 512 471 5942, mliu@austin.utexas.edu

Designs and researches interactive learner-centered environments for all age levels with new media and emerging technologies.

Alexandra  Loukas

Alexandra Loukas

Barbie M. and Gary L. Coleman Professor in Education, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 9388, alexandra.loukas@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on adolescent and young adult problem behavior development, and tobacco use and cessation.

Tia  Madkins

Tia Madkins

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 471 7224, tmadkins@austin.utexas.edu

Explores equity-focused STEM teaching and learning with an emphasis on elementary science education in urban contexts.

Beth Maloch

Beth Maloch

Associate Dean for Administration and Educator Preparation, College of Education
+1 512 471 3476, bmaloch@austin.utexas.edu

Examines literacy teacher preparation, specifically the role of coaching and mentoring that occurs inside programs.

Jill A Marshall

Jill A Marshall

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 9685, marshall@austin.utexas.edu

Teaches courses for pre-service in STEM subjects and explores student understanding of mathematical and physical models.

Charles  Martinez

Charles Martinez

Dean, College of Education
+1 512 471 7255, dean.education@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on identifying factors that hinder or promote the success of children and families from vulnerable and underserved populations.

Julie  Maslowsky

Julie Maslowsky

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 7190, maslowsky@austin.utexas.edu

Researches and develops programs in adolescent health promotion, primarily substance abuse and pregnancy prevention.

Chris J McCarthy

Chris J McCarthy

Department Chair, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 232 4835, cjmccarthy@austin.utexas.edu

Studies stress and coping as it relates to professionals in educational settings, health and wellness, and the identification of psychological resources that can help prevent stress.

Nicole K McLagan

Nicole K McLagan

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
nmclagan@austin.utexas.edu

Teaches courses in weight training, conditioning, and aerobic activities.

Leslie A Moore

Leslie A Moore

Senior Lecturer, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0357, +1 512 471 4409, lamoore@austin.utexas.edu

Interested in human development and the role that therapy plays in enhancing development with a focus on the study of comparative approaches to counseling interventions.

Katherine Muenks

Katherine Muenks

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
kmuenks@utexas.edu

Focuses on motivation and how individual beliefs and social-contextual factors influence students' achievement and academic behaviors.

Sheri  Mycue

Sheri Mycue

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 2566, smycue@utexas.edu

Coordinates the placement of teachers in field experiences and prepares students for ESL education.

Kristin  Neff

Kristin Neff

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0382, +1 512 471 4155, kneff@austin.utexas.edu

Researches the psychological health benefits of self-compassion, drawing from fields of social and personality psychology, developmental psychology, and clinical psychology.

Coral M Noonan

Coral M Noonan

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 232 8430, noonan@cccse.org

Serves as Program Manager of Special Projects for the Center for Community College Student Engagement, teaches courses focused on community colleges.

Fikile  Nxumalo

Fikile Nxumalo

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 475 7477, fnxumalo@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on environmental and place-based education, as well as inquiry-driven curriculum in early education.

Liesl  Nydegger

Liesl Nydegger

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 5846, liesl.nydegger@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses research on reducing sexual health risk behaviors in women with multiple vulnerabilities, ethnic minorities, and illicit drug users.

Mark F O'Reilly

Mark F O'Reilly

Department Chair, Department of Special Education
markoreilly@austin.utexas.edu

Assesses and supports individuals with intellectual disabilities and develops social skill/communication interventions for children with ASD.

Jessica J Obleness

Jessica J Obleness

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Psychology
jessica.obleness@austin.utexas.edu

Past research includes social-emotional development for children from low-income backgrounds and children who have experienced trauma, with interests in attachment, self-regulation, temperament/personality, and family interactions. Current research project: collaboration with University of Nebraska-Lincoln adapting a behavioral coding system to evaluate temperament.

Ruben D Olivarez

Ruben D Olivarez

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 475 8576, rolivarez@austin.utexas.edu

Advocates for social justice and equal educational opportunities for all students, and stresses the importance of teachers in education and principals as a key to school effectiveness.

Martha N Ovando

Martha N Ovando

Professor Emeritus, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
mnovando@austin.utexas.edu

Scholarly work has concentrated on understanding the processes related to the supervision of instruction, as well as on instructional leadership.

Tolga  Ozyurtcu

Tolga Ozyurtcu

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 6018, tolga@austin.utexas.edu

Studies the historical, philosophical, sociocultural, and political dimensions of sport and physical culture.

Michael  Parent

Michael Parent

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0845, michael.parent@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on the intersections of gender, sexuality, and behavioral health in topics of men's health, gender roles, and muscularity; conducts outreach with gender and sexual minority communities; development of mobile health interventions.

Soyoung  Park

Soyoung Park

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

Uses qualitative research methods to identify and support students of English learner designation who require special education.

Keryn E Pasch

Keryn E Pasch

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

Examines the relation between media influence on adolescent risk behavior such as substance use, nutrition, sleep and energy drink consumption.

James R Patton

James R Patton

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

Focuses on adults with disabilities and their participation in higher education, study skills, instruction, and interaction with the criminal justice system.

Katherina A Payne

Katherina A Payne

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

Interests focus on understanding and furthering the relationship between public schools and the health and renewal of democracy.

Peng  Peng

Peng Peng

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 232 9258, pengpeng@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on embedding high-level cognitive skills training into academic instructions for children with severe learning disabilities that address the cognitive impairments underlying those disabilities.

Anthony J Petrosino

Anthony J Petrosino

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

Research interests include students understanding of experimentation, engineering education, data modeling, and the development of expertise.

Miguel  Pinedo

Miguel Pinedo

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 8184, mpinedo@austin.utexas.edu

Dr. Pinedo's expertise is focused on how migration-related factors contribute to health disparities related to substance abuse, HIV risk, and related harms among Latino populations in the United States and Mexico. 

Keenan A Pituch

Keenan A Pituch

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

Scholarly interests include methodological research and applications involving multilevel modeling, missing data analysis, multivariate methods, and intensive longitudinal models.

Sarah R Powell

Sarah R Powell

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

Develops and tests interventions for students with mathematics difficulties, emphasizing word-problem solving, mathematics writing, and the vocabulary within math.

James E Pustejovsky

James E Pustejovsky

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

Interests include meta-analysis, causal inference, robust inference, statistical methods for of single-case research designs, experimental design, and statistical models for behavioral data.

Nayelli  Ramos

Nayelli Ramos

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
nayelli.ramos@utexas.edu

Prepares students to become educators in bilingual and ESL education and mentors novice bilingual educators.

Soncia  Reagins-Lilly

Soncia Reagins-Lilly

Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
+1 512 471 1133, soncia.r.lilly@austin.utexas.edu

Shares her expertise in higher education policy, administration and finance, strategic planning, and leadership development as the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students.

Kathryn E Redd

Associate Director, Prevention and Outreach, UHS and CMHC
+1 512 475 6930, kredd@austin.utexas.edu

Richard J Reddick

Richard J Reddick

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 471 7551, +1 512 475 8587, richard.reddick@austin.utexas.edu

Examines the experiences of faculty of color at predominantly White institutions; mentoring relationships between faculty and Black students; and work-life balance in academia.

Paul E Resta

Paul E Resta

Ruth Knight Millikan Centennial Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 471 6128, resta@austin.utexas.edu

Examines how integrating technology into the classroom can be a catalyst for systemic change in the teaching-learning process.

Pedro  Reyes

Pedro Reyes

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 475 8569, preyes@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on school conditions that foster high academic success for children of poverty, stratification of learning opportunities for children of color, and on state policy that facilitates student success across the education pipeline.

Sylvia R Reyna

Sylvia R Reyna

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
sreyna@austin.utexas.edu

Prepares school district executives to lead socially just and equitable learning centers focused on academic excellence for all students.

Geoff B Rich

Geoff B Rich

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 3948, geoff@austin.utexas.edu

Elementary and Secondary Physical Education Curriculum Teacher Education Fitness Education The culture of youth sports Service Learning

Catherine  Riegle-Crumb

Catherine Riegle-Crumb

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 2388, +1 512 475 8642, riegle@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on gender and racial/ethnic inequality in educational experiences and student achievement in STEM fields.

Aaron B Rochlen

Aaron B Rochlen

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0361, +1 512 471 4409, arochlen@austin.utexas.edu

Research focuses on men and traditional masculinity, with a particular emphasis on men's mental health, depression, help-seeking patterns, and their underutilization of counseling services.

Haydee M Rodriguez

Haydee M Rodriguez

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 5750, +1 512 471 5942, taina@austin.utexas.edu

Prepares students to become educators in bilingual and ESL education and mentors novice bilingual educators.

Erin M Rodriguez

Erin M Rodriguez

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0283, erodriguez@austin.utexas.edu

Studies family, linguistic, and sociocultural influences on children's adaptation to stress, to better understand how family coping, language and communication, and sociocultural context impact children's mental and physical health outcomes.

Stephanie S Rude

Stephanie S Rude

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 4155, srude@austin.utexas.edu

Research focus is on the detection of biases in perception, attention, and memory that contribute to depression vulnerability and on the utility of "big picture" thinking for regulating mood.

Victor  Saenz

Victor Saenz

Department Chair, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 232 7519, +1 512 471 7551, vsaenz@austin.utexas.edu

Leads the Project MALES (Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success Initiative focused on Latino males in education; seeks to advance research-informed policy solutions that enhance educational outcomes for underserved students in secondary and post-secondary education.

Cinthia S Salinas

Cinthia S Salinas

Department Chair, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 3539, cssalinas@austin.utexas.edu

Research focuses on bilingual and ESL education, high-stakes social studies testing, and activism in education.

Mandy M Salinas

Mandy M Salinas

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
flyingcape@austin.utexas.edu

Biomechanics

Victor  Sampson

Victor Sampson

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 7504, victor.sampson@utexas.edu

Examines how people negotiate meaning when participating in the practices of science.

Trinidad San Miguel

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
trinidad.sanmiguel@austin.utexas.edu

Delida  Sanchez

Delida Sanchez

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0368, delida.sanchez@austin.utexas.edu

Interested in teaching and research in the area of multicultural counseling, exploring ethnic and racial identity development, and mental health outcomes among Black and Latino adolescents.

Micheal P Sandbank

Micheal P Sandbank

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
msandbank@austin.utexas.edu

Researches factors that influence language acquisition for children with autism by analyzing naturalistic language samples and neural measures of speech processing.

Michael T Sanders

Michael T Sanders

Senior Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 5405, mtsanders@austin.utexas.edu

Physical performance parameters, movement pedagogy, motor skill acquisition, and maximizing learning environments.

James L Schaller

James L Schaller

Associate Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 471 4161, jimlschaller@yahoo.com

Investigates issues in social justice and rehabilitation systems in relation to gender, race, and disability, and transition into employment from special education.

Diane L Schallert

Diane L Schallert

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0784, dschallert@austin.utexas.edu

Investigates the interface between language and learning, socio-functional descriptions of both oral and written language use, how students learn from classroom interactions especially those that occur online, and affective factors that influence learning.

Julie  Schell

Julie Schell

Executive Director of Learning Design, Effectiveness, and Innovation, School of Design and Creative Technologies, College of Fine Arts
+1 512 232 1772, julie.schell@austin.utexas.edu

Designs higher education innovation strategy. Teaches graduate courses on technology, innovation, and problems of college teaching and learning including related interventions.

Lauren  Schudde

Lauren Schudde

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 471 1623, schudde@austin.utexas.edu

Studies the impact of educational policies and practices on college student outcomes using quantitative methods.

Edwin R Sharpe, Jr

Edwin R Sharpe, Jr

Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 475 8577, esharpe@mail.utexas.edu

Scholarly interests include organizational theory and behavior as applied to universities, educational politics and policy, and the interaction and alignment of P-20 educational systems.

Allison  Skerrett

Allison Skerrett

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 4883, askerrett@utexas.edu

Focuses on secondary English and literacy education in urban contexts, including among transnational youth.

Darla R Smith

Darla R Smith

Clinical Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 1539, darsmith@utep.edu

Latoya C Smith

Latoya C Smith

Senior Associate Athletics Director, Student Services, Intercollegiate Athletics
+1 512 232 3818, latoya.smith@athletics.utexas.edu

Jennifer C Smith

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
jenn.smith@utexas.edu

Patricia A Somers

Patricia A Somers

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
pasomers@austin.utexas.edu

Serves as a faculty affiliate in Women's and Gender Studies and Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies. Researches topics such as campus safety, higher education law, academic freedom, and higher education in Brazil.

Audrey M Sorrells

Audrey M Sorrells

Associate Dean of Students for Research
+1 512 471 5017, +1 512 475 6547, audrey.sorrells@austin.utexas.edu

Explores topics in ethnically diverse students with disabilities, veteran students with resulting trauma issues, and professional development for disabled students.

Emily  Sparvero

Emily Sparvero

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 2383, sparv@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on the development of sport policies and the ways in which professional sport teams can be leveraged to generate economic, social, and tourism benefits for host communities.

Carol J Spaulding

Carol J Spaulding

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 1539, carolspaulding@utexas.edu

Preschool children's media use, survey design, formative research and program development for low-literacy populations

Dixie  Stanforth

Dixie Stanforth

Senior Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 3950, +1 512 471 1273, d.stanforth@austin.utexas.edu

Recognized health and fitness expert with a background in both exercise science and strategic health communication.

Philip R Stanforth

Philip R Stanforth

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 0081, +1 512 475 9694, p.stanforth@austin.utexas.edu

As the Executive Director of the Fitness Institute of Texas, trains students on the techniques of fitness assessment.

Kevin D Stark

Kevin D Stark

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0267, +1 512 471 4407, kstark@austin.utexas.edu

Studies the application of cognitive-behavioral interventions to behavior problems in schools, and the assessment, treatment, and theoretical models of depression in children and adolescents.

Mary A Steinhardt

Mary A Steinhardt

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 3535, msteinhardt@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on how individuals successfully adapt to stress and build health resilience.

Audrey J Stone

Audrey J Stone

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 6016, +1 512 471 8589, audrey.stone@austin.utexas.edu

Studies the control of circulation during exercise, especially in those affected by diabetes.

Marie-Anne P Suizzo

Marie-Anne P Suizzo

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0379, +1 512 471 4155, msuizzo@austin.utexas.edu

Research interests center around how parent-child relationships, parental involvement, and child socialization shape children's and adolescents' development and learning across cultures and ethnic groups.

Elizabeth  Swanson

Elizabeth Swanson

Research Associate Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 232 2320, easwanson@austin.utexas.edu

Investigates the effects of infusing literacy, vocabulary and reading interventions into content area classes.

Deane Swanson

Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 475 6018, dswanson@austin.utexas.edu

Katie K Tackett

Katie K Tackett

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Special Education
+1 512 475 6566, katietackett@austin.utexas.edu

Oversees the undergraduate program for Special Education, including internships, student teaching, coursework, as well as teaching at the graduate level.

Hirofumi  Tanaka

Hirofumi Tanaka

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 232 4801, +1 512 471 1273, htanaka@austin.utexas.edu

Studies the effects of vascular dysfunction due to aging, and the lifestyle habits that can prevent or reverse dysfunction.

Betty Jeanne Taylor

Betty Jeanne Taylor

Assistant Vice President, Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement
+1 512 232 1600, bjwtaylor@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on university-wide campus climate initiatives including bias incident reporting and response as well as implementing best practices for inclusive classroom climates and faculty recruitment and retention.

Janice (Jan) S Todd

Janice (Jan) S Todd

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 0993, +1 512 471 0995, j.todd@austin.utexas.edu

Specializes in the history of strength and conditioning, doping, women and sport, and physical culture; directs the Ph.D. program in Physical Culture and Sport Studies and the Masters program in Sport Management.

Jessica R Toste

Jessica R Toste

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 475 6551, jrtoste@austin.utexas.edu

Focuses on effective interventions for students with and at-risk for reading disabilities, with a focus on motivational process and use of data to improve instructional decision making.

Galia I Tzvetkov

Galia I Tzvetkov

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 1270, galia@austin.utexas.edu

Luis  Urrieta

Luis Urrieta

Suzanne B. and John L. Adams Endowed Professor in Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 4129, urrieta@austin.utexas.edu

Follows trends around cultural and racial identities, agency, migration, and social movements in education.

Angela  Valenzuela

Angela Valenzuela

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 232 6008, valenz@austin.utexas.edu

Specializes in urban education from a sociological and multicultural perspective, with a focus on minority youth in schools, particularly at the K-12 level.

Sharon  Vaughn

Sharon Vaughn

Professor, Department of Special Education
+1 512 232 2357, srvaughn@austin.utexas.edu

Investigates effective interventions for a diverse group of students with reading difficulties and students who are English language learners.

Aaron W Voyles

Aaron W Voyles

Director, Residence Halls Operations, University Housing and Dining
+1 512 232 5602, aaron.voyles@austin.utexas.edu

Serves as the Associate Director for Student Learning and Development and researches post-qualitative and post-structuralist methodologies, discourse analysis, and gender performance.

Rachel M Watson

Rachel M Watson

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
+1 512 471 0081, r.watson@utexas.edu

Lindsay C Webster

Lindsay C Webster

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Psychology
lindsay.webster@austin.utexas.edu

Interests center on a transpersonal perspective in counseling, including integrative applications of mindfulness, meditation, and yoga in counseling.

Melissa R Wetzel

Melissa R Wetzel

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 1423, mmwetzel@utexas.edu

Focuses on how preservice teachers integrate critical literacy and culturally relevant practices into field-based literacy teaching.

Tiffany A Whittaker

Tiffany A Whittaker

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 2749, t.whittaker@austin.utexas.edu

Research focuses on the examination and demonstration of various procedures used to model the relationships among variables, such as structural equation modeling, multilevel modeling, and item response theory with an overarching focus on model specification.

Molly Trinh Wiebe

Molly Trinh Wiebe

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 232 1195, mwiebe@utexas.edu

Focuses on preservice teacher education, critical literacy pedagogy, and restorative practices in education.

Joe  Wilcox

Joe Wilcox

Specialist, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
+1 512 475 0000, joe.wilcox@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise in Title IV policy and administration and higher education fundraising. Focused on issues of college affordability, under-represented student recruitment, and donor relations.

Jo Worthy

Jo Worthy

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
+1 512 565 8638, worthy@mail.utexas.edu

Teaches classes on literacy development, research, and pedogogy, with an interest in alternatives to ability grouping.

Veronica  Yan

Veronica Yan

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
+1 512 471 0546, veronicayan@austin.utexas.edu

Studies the cognitive underpinnings of learning and instruction (memory & metacognition), integrated with social-psychological processes (motivation & mindset), in direct applications to classroom practices, online instruction, and self-regulated learning.