Jeremy Pressman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of Middle East Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Pressman specializes in the Arab-Israeli peace process, US foreign policy, and the scope of political protests in the United States.

Political Protests Middle East Peace Process Arab-Israeli Conflict

Tracy Rittenhouse, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Natural Resources and the Environment, director of the Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Center · University of Connecticut

Tracy Rittenhouse is an expert in the study of wildlife populations - bobcats, bear, frogs - within exurban development.

Citizen Science Forest Management Wildlife Populations Wetland Ecology Ranavirus Epidemics

Valerie Duffy, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on how variation in taste affects food flavor and food preference, translated to healthier eating to reduce obesity risk.

Community-based Interventions Flavor Smell Nutrition Food Preference

Charles Venator-Santiago, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Venator-Santiago is an expert in US territorial law and policy with a focus on the history of citizenship

Nation-State building in the Americas Political Theory Latino Politics Puerto Rico/US Law Territorial Legal History Public Law

Robert Pollin

Distinguished Professor of Economics / Co-Director, Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Robert Pollin's research centers on macroeconomics and the economics of building a clean-energy economy in the U.S and globally.

Conditions for Low-Wage Workers Applied Econometrics Green New Deal Clean Energy Economics

Willajeanne McLean

Distinguished Professor of Law · University of Connecticut

Willajeanne F. McLean is an internationally recognized expert on the interface of intellectual property and European law.

Law European Law Trademark Law

David Yalof, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Head, Department of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yalof specializes in constitutional law, judicial politics and executive branch politics.

Executive Branch Politics Supreme Court Regulation Supreme Court The Presidency Constitutional Law

Robert Fuller, M.D., FACEP

UConn Health Chairman of Emergency Medicine · University of Connecticut

Fuller has responded to nations battered by natural and manmade disasters -New York after 9/11, Haiti ; Philippines after a typhoon.

Coronavirus Efficiency of Emergency Services International Disaster Medical Response Emergency Medical Care Natural Disasters

Cheryl Tatano Beck, D.N.Sc.

Distinguished Professor · University of Connecticut

Cheryl Tatano Beck is a distinguished professor in School of Nursing whose research focuses on postpartum depression and traumatic birth

Birth Trauma Ptsd Postpartum Depression Traumatic Childbirth Qualitative Research

Jessica Rubin, J.D.

Professor of Law · University of Connecticut

Law and policy expert, specializing in animal law in cases of cruelty and neglect; Rubin was instrumental in the creation of Desmond's Law

Animal Justice Advocation Animal Cruelty Desmond's Law

Scott Wallace

Associate Professor of Journalism · University of Connecticut

Scott Wallace is a bestselling author, photojournalist and educator who covers the environment and vanishing cultures worldwide.

Amazon Rainforest Brazil Indigenous Cultures Uncontacted Tribes Illegal Logging

Kathryn Libal, Ph.D.

Director, Human Rights Institute and Associate Professor, Social Work & Human Rights · University of Connecticut

Professor Libal researches human rights norms and practices, including the ability to secure adequate food and housing.

U.S. Resettlement of Refugees Asylum Seekers Women's Rights Children's Rights Migrant Children

David Souder, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management · University of Connecticut

Dr. Souder specializes in strategic management.

Baby Boomer Effect on Business Ownership Cable Industry

Timothy B. Folta, Ph.D.

Professor of Management; Thomas John and Bette Wolff Family Chair in Strategic Entrepreneurship; Academic Director, Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation · University of Connecticut

Prof Folta is an expert in entrepreneurship and corporate strategy, analyzing decisions around entry, exit, and diversification.

Strategic Management Market Entry and Exit Corporate Strategy and Diversification Innovation Policy Managing Uncertainty

Frank Costigliola, D.Phil.

Distinguished Professor, Department of History · University of Connecticut

Distinguished Professor specializing in modern history, United States foreign relations, and the United States in the 20th century.

Modern History American History Twentieth Century History U.S. Foreign Relations History

David Steffens, M.D., M.H.S.

Professor and Chair, Psychiatry · University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Dr. Steffens' research focuses on late-life mood and cognitive disorders.

Dementia Late-Life Depression

Douglas J. Casa, Ph.D.

CEO-Korey Stringer Institute, Professor Department of Kinesiology · University of Connecticut

Focused on prevention of sudden death in sport, exertional heat stroke, wearable technologies, hydration, and performance in the heat

Elite Atheletes Hydration/Dehydration Fluid-Electrolyte Balance Exertional Heat Illnesses Wearable Technologies

Kelly Herd, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Herd focuses on creativity and product design as they relate to social cognition, identity, and emotions

Emotions Product Design Social Cognition Consumer Behavior Creativity

Jeff Cohen, Ph.D.

Professor of Real Estate and Finance · University of Connecticut

Jeffrey Cohen is an expert on how airport noise, transit and highway infrastructure improvements impact real estate.

Residential Real Estate Applied Spatial Econometrics Real Estate Economics and Finance Transportation and Real Estate

Bethany Berger, J.D.

Professor of Law · University of Connecticut

Professor of Law with a focus on federal Indian law and property law.

Legal History Property Law Tribal Law Litigation and Policy Federal Indian Law