Stephen Crocker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Associate Director of Neuroscience Graduate Program · University of Connecticut

Prof. Stephen Crocker is an expert on how the immune and nervous systems interact and how this balance is disrupted.

Nervous System Immune System Neuroscience

Rigoberto A. Lopez, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Lopez is an expert in food systems, marketing, and industrial organization.

Food Systems Marketing Industrial Organization Public Policy

Amy Gorin, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on long-term weight loss.

Weight Loss Maintenance Behavioral Weight Management Obesity Social Support

Jasna Jankovic, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Materials Science & Engineering · University of Connecticut

Prof. Jasna Jankovic is an expert in the development of advanced imaging and spectroscopy, fuel cells and industrial collaborations.

Industrial Collaborations Fuel Cells Development and application of advanced imaging and spectroscopy techniques 3D material design and imaging Advanced Nanomaterials for Clean Energy

Kiel Brennan-Marquez

Professor and William T. Golden Scholar · University of Connecticut

Prof. Brennan-Marquez is an expert on human judgment and the role of courts in the age of big data and algorithmic decision-making.

The Fourth Amendment Policing Over-Criminalization Law and Technology Constitutional Law

Molly Land, J.D.

Catherine Roraback Professor of Law and Human Rights; Associate Director, Human Rights Institute · University of Connecticut

Molly Land specializes in human rights and technology.

Digital Rights Intellectual Property Law Technology and the Law Human Rights International Law

Carlos Moffat

Associate Professor, School of Marine Science and Policy · University of Delaware

Prof. Moffat specializes in the dynamics of the coastal ocean in Antarctica, and how this region responds and contributes to climate change.

ocean circulation Polar Oceanography Ice-Ocean Interactions

Thanh Nguyen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Nguyen focuses on biointegrated materials and devices at nano- and micro-scales for applications in biomedicine

Vaccinations Drug Delivery Nano

Isaac L. Moss, M.D., C.M., M.A.Sc., FRCSC

Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery · University of Connecticut

Dr. Moss’ clinical focus is on the treatment of all disorders of the neck and back.

Minimally Invasive Surgery Spine Surgery Scoliosis Surgery Advanced Spinal Surgery Back Disorders

Xiuchun (Cindy) Tian, Ph.D.

Interim Department Head and Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Tian is an expert in animal biotechnology.

Pluripotent Stem Cells Nuclear Reprogramming by Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer Genetic Engineering in Farm Animals Assisted Reproductive Technologies Pre-Implantation Embryo Development

Eric Loken, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Educational Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Loken studies advanced statistical modeling with applications to large-scale educational testing.

Online Testing Educational Psychology Educational Testing Bayesian Inference

Norman Garrick, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department · University of Connecticut

Professor with a focus on civil engineering, transportation behaviors, parking, public transit, and bicycle lanes.

Shared Spaces Transit Planning Urban Planning Civil Engineering Urban Street Networks

Nora Madjar, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management · University of Connecticut

Social and contextual factors for creativity at work, role of interruptions, work-family interface and negotiations.

Organizational Behavior and Leadership Work-Family Interface Interruptions at Work Creativity and Innovation Negotiations

Sudip Bhattacharjee, Ph.D.

Professor, University of Connecticut; Senior Research Fellow, US Census Bureau · University of Connecticut

Extensive research consulting experience with Fortune 100 and US govt on “Big Data” driven decision making in IT and operations.

Energy INformatics Operations Research Information Systems Economics Machine Learning Big Data

Mark C. Urban, Ph.D.

Professor, Arden Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Urban is an expert on climate change impacts on biodiversity and evolutionary ecology of vernal pools, lakes, and streams

Predictive Modeling Eco-Evolution Climate Change Extinction Risk Biodiversity

Ken Catania

Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on sensory systems' impact on animal behavior, particularly naked mole rats, star-nosed moles, cockroaches and eels.

spatial maps rodents Biological Sciences neural processing mammals

Christin Munsch, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Munsch's research focuses on gender roles and family “breadwinners."

Family Breadwinners Gender Roles

Lindsay Distefano, Ph.D

Professor, Department of Kinesiology, and Associate Vice President for Research Development · University of Connecticut

Lindsay DiStefano works to promote safe physical activity in children through physical literacy development and sport-injury prevention.

ACL Youth Athletes Injury Prevention Motor Development Physical Literacy

Ryan J. Watson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Watson's research focuses on vulnerable adolescents, with a focus on interpersonal relationships.

Social Support LGBTQ Health Sexual Health, HIV Prevention Sexual/Gender Minority Youth and Young Adult Health Family Acceptance and Rejection

Daniel Bolnick, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Bolnick is an expert on how evolution maintains genetic variation within species.

Speciation Host-parasite Interactions Ecology Evolutionary Biology Immunology