Whitney Battle-Baptiste

Professor of Anthropology / Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Center · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Whitney Battle-Baptiste's research focuses on how the intersection of race, gender, class and sexuality look through an archaeological lens.

W.E.B. Du Bois Black Feminist Theory Race, Labor and Social Justice Black Archeology Heritage Studies

Alexander Theodoridis

Associate Professor of Political Science / Co-director of UMass Poll · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Alex Theodoridis looks at the ways in which citizens interact with the political world in an era of hyper-polarization.

Public Opinion and American Politics Political Behavior Polling Public Opinion and Public Policy

Meghan Huber

Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Meghan Huber's research focuses on understanding how humans and robots can learn from their physical interaction

Exoskeletons Bioengineering Biomedical Engineering Robotics Human-Robot Interaction

Jesse Rhodes

Professor of Political Science and Co-director of the UMass Poll · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jesse Rhodes is a leading expert in social policy, voting rights, inequality, and political behavior.

Polls Political Polling Voting Rights American Politics Civil Rights

Marta Vicarelli

Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Marta Vicarelli's research focuses on the risks and the socioeconomic impacts of climate variability and climate change.

Economics of Sustainability Political Economy of the Environment Environmental Policy Environmental Economics Socioeconomic Impacts of Climate Change

Michael Knodler Jr.

Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Affairs, College of Engineering / Director of Transportation Center / Civil and Environmental Engineering · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Michael Knodler's main areas of research and teaching are related to transportation safety, operations, design, and education.

Transportation Engineering Traffic Operations Driver Behavior (Older & Younger) Transportation Safety Pedestrian & Bicycles

Jack Schneider

Dwight W. Allen Distinguished Professor of Education and Director of Beyond Test Scores Project · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jack Schneider studies what is effective and important in education with a particular interest in looking beyond standardized test scores.

Educational Assessment Standardized Tests Standardized Testing Measuring School Quality

Michael Hamblin, PhD

Principal Investigator, Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital · Associate Professor, Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Hamblin's research interests are now broadly in the area of phototherapy for multiple diseases

Microscopy Molecular Biology Photomedicine Flourescence Microscopy Biotechnology

Christine Hatch

UMass Extension Professor in Earth, Geographic and Climate Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Christine Hatch is a hydrogeologist who studies the intersection between water resources, ecology and climate change,

Dams and Climate-Induced Storms Rewilding Hydrogeology Surface Water-Groundwater Interactions Climate Change

Hilary Sandler

Director, UMass Cranberry Station and Extension Professor · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Hilary Sandler is an expert in crop protection and sustainability of cranberry growing.

Cranberry Growers Crop and Weed Ecology Vine Establishment Pest Management in Field Crops Fertilizer Management

Tom Juravich

Professor of Labor Studies and Sociology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Tom Juravich studies work, workers and the labor movement.

Labor Unions Ethnographic Research Labor Movements Work and the Labor Process Working Class and Union Culture

Konjit Page

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Konjit Page is a psychology scholar and diversity trainer with expertise in race and sexuality.

Racial identity Psychology Race Sexuality Sexual Identity

Ryan McCourt McCourt Construction

Project Manager · McCourt Construction

Project Manager at McCourt Construction

Construction & Infrastructure General Contractor Utility Infrastructure Civil Construction Private Business Development

Rachel A. Volberg

Research Professor, School of Public Health & Health Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Rachel Volberg is one of the world's leading experts on the social and economic aspects of gambling and problem gambling.

Societal Impacts of Gambling Problem Gambling Gambling Economic Impact of Gambling

David Mednicoff

Department Chair and Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and Public Policy · University of Massachusetts Amherst

David Mednicoff is an expert in law, politics and policy in the Middle East and other parts of the world.

Middle Eastern, Comparative, and International Law and Politics U.S. Foreign Policy Human Rights Refugee Politics

Raymond Hill

Associate Professor Emeritus in the Practice of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Project Finance Macroeconomic and Monetary Policy Energy Economics and Finance

Haroon Ullah

Policy Planning Staff · U.S. Department of State

A scholar, diplomat and author of widely acclaimed Bargain From The Bazaar and Vying for Allah's Vote. Visit haroonullah.com.

Public Policy Pakistan Diplomacy International Relations Foreign Policy

Trisha Andrew

Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Trisha Andrew's lab creates smart garments and wearable textiles that lets people monitor their health data using their clothing

Smart Garments Wearable Technologies Garment-Integrated Technologies Solar Textiles Textile Electronics

Aimée Eubanks Davis

Founder and CEO · Braven.org

Speaks to higher education outcomes, particularly related to job attainment and quality among first-generation and low-income students.

Social and Economic Mobility Higher Education Future of Work Employer/Employee Relations Labor Market

Nilanjana Buju Dasgupta

Provost Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Institute of Diversity Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Nilanjana "Buju" Dasgupta studies how implicit or unconscious bias influences people’s first impressions and behavior toward others.

Women in STEM Implicit Bias STEM Education Social Identity Stereotypes