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

George Sugai, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor · University of Connecticut

George Sugai, Ph.D., has expertise in positive behavior support in schools

Behavioral Sciences Function-based Behavior Support School and Classroom Behavior Management Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Applied Behavior Analysis

Rebecca Puhl, Ph.D.

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Clinical psychology expert, specializing in the study of bullying and weight stigmatization

Weight Discrimination Weight Stigma Weight-based bullying

Joel Blatt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History · University of Connecticut

Dr. Joel Blatt is an associate professor of European History at the UConn-Stamford campus.

Conflicts and Cooperation with other Nations Mindset of Nation French Culture France

Elizabeth Hintz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication · University of Connecticut

Elizabeth Hintz’s research examines how individuals manage complex, stigmatized, and poorly understood health conditions.

Interpersonal, Family, and Health Communication Medically unexplained symptoms Chronic Pain Medical Gaslighting Voluntary Childlessness

Preston Green, J.D., Ed.D.

John and Maria Neag Professor of Urban Education · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on charter school regulation and industry oversight.

School Choice Educational Equity Industry Oversight Charter School Regulation Educational Leadership

Matthew Hughey, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

A scholar of racism and racial inequality in identity formation, organizations, media, politics, science, religion, and public advocacy.

Religion Fraternities and Sororities Organizations Whiteness Media

Kim Gans, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Human Development & Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Gans research focuses on interventions in community-based settings with diverse populations.

Health Literacy‎ Dietary Assessment Physical Activity Healthy eating/nutrition Obesity Prevention and Treatment

Thomas Craemer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Public Policy · University of Connecticut

Thomas Craemer is an expert on slavery reparations, racial bias and the psychology of racism.

Slavery Reparations Diversity and Inclusion Race Related Policies Race Relations Psychology of Race

Deborah Chyun, Ph.D.

Professor and Dean Emeritus · University of Connecticut

Professor Chyun is an expert in the field of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Diabetes Cardiovascular Disease Nursing

David Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Wagner is an expert in caterpillars, butterflies, moths, insect conservation, global insect decline

Butterflies and Moths Caterpillars Entomology Invasive Species Impacts Insects

Marie Coppola, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences focused on language acquisition, ASL, deaf culture, and cognitive science.

Lange Acquisition Number Cognition Homesign Language Emergence Cognitive Development

Leyla Tannozzini, MS, LAT, ATC

Athletic Trainer · ChristianaCare

Leyla Tannozzini, MS, LAT, ATC, is an athletic trainer with ChristianaCare.

Myokinematics Sports Medicine Athletic Training Fitness

Laura Mauldin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Laura Mauldin is a sociologist focused on health and illness; caregiving; and disability, Deaf, and science and technology studies.

Sociology Human Development and Family Sciences Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies Disability Studies Deaf Studies

Brandi Simonsen, Ph.D.

Professor of Educational Psychology, Co-Director of Center for Behavioral Education and Research · University of Connecticut

Professor Simonsen is an expert in school, classroom, and student positive behavioral interventions and supports.

School Discipline Student Behavior Seclusion Behavioral Intervention Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Bahram Javidi, Ph.D.

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor · University of Connecticut

A professor of electrical and computer engineering, Javidi also leads the Multidimensional Optical Sensing and Imaging Systems (MOSIS) Lab.

Optics and Photonics Biomedical optics/photonics for imaging Nanotechnology in optical sensing, imaging, visualization, and display 3D Imaging

Felicia Pratto, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Psychology expert, specializing in race and sex discrimination and intergroup dynamics

Terrorism and counter-terrorism Xenophobia Prejudice, tace- and sex- discrimination in hiring Homophobia Violations of International Humanitarian Law in war-time

Kurt Schwenk, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Schwenk studies the functional morphology and evolution of lizards and snakes.

Reptiles Lizards Phenotypic Evolution Evolutionary Biology Ecology

Natalie Munro, Ph.D.

Professor of Anthropology · University of Connecticut

Professor Munro focuses on the origin of feasting and animal domestication, and the transition from foraging to farming in human evolution

Farming Evolution