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Associate Professor of Human Resources & Labor Relations
John Beck is a union and labor relations expert
Labor Organization Workforce Development Labor History American Labor Movements
Director of the Institute of Public Utilities
Expert in economic regulation and pricing of public utilities.
Academic journal management and research editing Environmental and resource policy and regulation Water industry structure, privatization, and pricing Theory and practice of public utility regulation Regulatory institutions, governance, policy, and ethics Social dimensions of public utility networks Rates, rate design, and affordability of utility services Interdisciplinary conceptual and analytical frameworks
M. Eric Benbow
Insect - Microbe interactions in aquatic ecology, forensics, and human health.
Forensic Sciences Infectious Disease Ecology Aquatic Entomology Aquatic Ecology Microbial Ecology
International expert on Collective Bargaining and the Aging Workforce
Work-Family Flexibility Policy Domestic and International Labor Policy Collective Bargaining Aging Workforce
US Supreme Court, judicial politics, legal institutions
Legal Institutions US Supreme Court Judicial Politics
Ryan P. Bowles
Associate Professor of Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Measurement and Assessment of Early Childhood Language and Literacy.
Language Assessments Developmental and Learning Challenges Preschool literacy Childhood Developmental Disabilities
Professor of Law
Expert in K-12 educational policy and law
Educational Policy and Law School Desegregation K-12 Students’ Free Speech Rights Right to Education and Civic Role of Public Schools School Districts in Fiscal Crisis and Governance
Liam Matthew Brockey
Professor of History
Expert in Early Modern History, with focus on European Empires and Roman Catholicism.
Colonialism Portuguese Empire European Empires Missionaries Portugal Roman Catholicism Southern Europe Counter-Reformation
Professor of Sociology
An expert in substance abuse, drinking among youth, mental health and stress, race and ethnicity, and family studies.
Mental Health Racial Inequality Health & Disease Families Race Culture and Ethnicity Ethnic Inequaliy
Professor of Psycology
An expert in sexual assault research and violence against women.
Trauma and Violence Violence Against Women Sexual Abuse Survivors Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Violence against Children
Industry Experience (2)