Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University

201 Old Main, University Park, 16802, PA, US

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Twenty-four campuses; 17,000 faculty and staff; 100,000 students; a teaching hospital that provides care to more than a million patients a year; over one-half million active alumni; an online World Campus that empowers anyone to pursue an education—anytime, anywhere; and the largest student-run philanthropic organization on the planet.

We teach students that the real measure of success is what you do to improve the lives of others, and they learn to be hard-working leaders with a global perspective. We conduct research to improve lives. We add millions to the economy through projects in our state and beyond. We help communities by sharing our faculty expertise and research.

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Barbara Rolls

Barbara Rolls

PROFESSOR of Nutritiional and Behavioral Health, Nutritional Sciences

Barbara Rolls is a professor of biobehavioral health, the Intercollege Graduate Program in Physiology

dietary strategies for weight management Psychological and environmental controls of food intake and food selection in normal weight and obese humans

Dennis Patrick Scanlon

Dennis Patrick Scanlon

DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR of Health Policy and Administration

Dennis Scanlon is an expert in health economics, principles of managed care, econometrics, overview of the health care system.

Econometrics Health Economics Principles of Managed Care Overview of the Health Care System.

John Tooker

John Tooker

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, Entomology

John Tooker's research includes insect-plant interactions in agricultural systems and gall-inducing insects

Conservation biological control Insect Ecology Ecological Applications Chemical Ecology Integrated Pest Management Plant-insect interactions Gall insects

Jeffrey Ulmer

Jeffrey Ulmer

PROFESSOR, Sociology and Criminology

Dr. Ulmer is Associate Head of the Department

Organizations Social Psychology Criminology Sociology of Religion integration of qualitative and quantitative methods

Glen Sterner

Glen Sterner

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR

Glenn Sterner's main research is focused on the application of social network analysis in understanding dark and gray networks

Illegal Opiate Distribution Opiate Abuse Networks Community-Police Networks

Rachel A. Smith

Rachel A. Smith

ASSOCIATE HEAD AND PROFESSOR of Communication

Rachel A. Smith is an expert in communication, media, and quantitative social research.

Media Communication Quantitative Social Research

Kathleen Keller

Kathleen Keller

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Department of Nutritional Sciences and Food Science

Kathleen Keller studies eating behaviors in children, how they develop and how they are related to risk for obesity later in life

Overview of Nutrition Nutrition across the Lifespan Food marketing and childhood obesity Eating behaviors in children Neural mechanisms of taste preference and eating behaviors in children Genetic and neural influences in taste in children Nutrition and Behavior Clinical Nutrition

Derek Kreager

Derek Kreager

PROFESSOR, Sociology and Criminology

Derek Kreager's research focuses on social networks and criminal/delinquent behavior

Incarceration Life Course Crime and Delinquency Romantic and Peer Networks

Lara B. Fowler

Lara B. Fowler

SENIOR LECTURER, Penn State Law and the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment

An attorney and mediator who focuses on environmental, energy, and natural resource law, with a specific focus on water related issues

Natural Resource Law Environmental Law Law Energy Law Water-related Issues

David Burrows

David Burrows

PROFESSOR, Department of Astronomy and Physics

Expert in high energy astrophysics, focusing on supernova remnants

Physics Telescopes Astronomy Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglows X-ray Instrumentation Supernova Remnants NASA Physics and Astronomy Gravity

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