A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, Tulane University is consistently ranked among the top 50 universities in the nation. With research and educational partnerships that span the globe and its location in historic New Orleans, Tulane offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine and public health and tropical medicine.
Professor of Economics
Steven Sheffrin’s research is focused on property taxation, state corporate taxation, tax fairness and compliance.
Tax Compliance Economics Policy-Oriented ISsues Property Taxation Tax Fairness
Endowed Regents Professor and vice chair of health policy and management
Lizheng Shi is an expert in health technology assessment, economics and policy, and for COVID-19.
Coronavirus Health Policy health technology assessment Health Economics COVID-19
Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations and and Senior Associate Fellow at CIPR
David Smilde is an expert in the sociology of culture, sociology of religion, social movements, political sociology and Latin America.
Human Rights Social Movements Sociology of Culture Sociology of Religion Political Sociology
Associate Director of the Tulane Energy Institute, Professor of Practice
Professor Eric Smith is an expert in energy markets and the oil and gas industry.
Gas Prices Valuation Financial Modeling Financial Anallysis Transmission and Power Distribution Renewable Energy Energy - Power and Utilities Oil and Gas Industry Energy
Greg Stewart, MD
W. Kennon McWilliams Professor of Sports Medicine; Chief, Section of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Stewart specializes in sports medicine, physical medicine, rehab and age-related research of former NFL players and military veterans.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Orthopedic Surgery Rehabilitation Sports Medicine Physical Medicine NFL
Dr. Sharven Taghavi
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Dr. Taghavi specializes in trauma surgery including gun violence, and is an expert in surgical critical care.
Dr. Lauren Teverbaugh
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Dr. Lauren Teverbaugh is a pediatrician and child and adolescent psychiatrist at Tulane University School of Medicine.
Health Care Disparities Childhood Trauma, Abuse and Neglect Child Psychiatry Public Health Medically Underserved
Vokes Geology Professor
Professor Törnqvist specializes in how coastal environments evolve under rapid sea-level rise and other impacts.
Paleoclimatology Stratigraphy Climate Change Quaternary Science Sea Level Change Sedimentology Geochronology
Program Director, Professor of Practice, Emergency & Security Studies
Michael Wallace, Ed.D., is a retired military intelligence officer with 20 years active service
Intelligence collection and analysis Counter-proliferation Counter-Terrorism Special warfare
Critically acclaimed author Jesmyn Ward is a two-time National Book Award Winner and professor of creative writing.
Communication English Creative Writing Media Studies