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

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

Ross Garber

Adjunct Professor · Tulane University

Garber is nationally-prominent impeachment law expert.

White Collar Crime Impeachment Law Political Investigations

Ryan J. Watson, PhD.

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

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

Julian Ford, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychiatry · University of Connecticut

Director, Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice and Center for the Treatment of Developmental Trauma Disorders

Psychiatry Treatment of Trauma Trauma Stress Trauma in Children

Deborah Chyun, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor · University of Connecticut

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

Diabetes Cardiovascular Disease Nursing

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

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

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

Sherry Pagoto, Ph.D.

Professor of Allied Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Leveraging technology for health promotion and disease prevention

Health Behavior Sun Safety Skin Cancer Prevention Digital Health Social Media

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

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

Angela Starkweather, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Academic Affairs and Professor, Department of Nursing · University of Connecticut

Angela Starkweather, PhD, is an expert in symptom science, clinical trials, pain and pain mechanisms.

Omic Measures Symptom Science Biobehavioral Research Cancer Addiction

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

Kelly Welch, PhD

Professor of Sociology and Criminology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Kelly Welch, PhD, is an expert on racial and ethnic profiling, racial disparities in school discipline and public punitiveness toward crime.

Criminology Racial Profiling School-to-Prison Pipeline Race and Justice Social Justice

Ken Foote, Ph.D.

Professor of Geography · University of Connecticut

Ken Foote has studied sites associated with individual murders, as well as those associated mass murder and many other events.

Genocide Individual Murders Memorials Violence and Tragedy Natural Disasters

Charles Yarish, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yarish is an expert in marine macroalgae, coastal management and commercial uses for seaweed for food, cosmetics and biofuels.

Marine Phycology Commercial uses of seaweed Marine Algae “Captain Seaweed” Aquaculture

Debanjan (Deb) Mitra, Ph.D.

Professor of Marketing · University of Connecticut

Professor Mitra is an expert in innovation and new product management, the customer experience.

Product Management Brand Strategies Marketing Strategy Product Development and Commercialization

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