University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut University of Connecticut

352 Mansfield Road, Storrs, 06269, CT, US

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The University of Connecticut (UConn) is one of America’s top 20 public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report. It is home to more than 31,000 students, 1,300 faculty, 230,000 proud alumni, and a handsome husky named Jonathan.

The University has fourteen schools and colleges: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business, Dental Medicine, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Law, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work. Students can choose from eight undergraduate bachelor's degrees with 102 possible majors, as well as seventeen graduate/doctoral degrees and five professional degree programs (MD, JD, etc.).

UConn's main campus in Storrs is admitting the highest-achieving freshmen in University history. Student diversity continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. It's a great time to be a Husky!

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Joseph Pancras, Ph.D.

Joseph Pancras, Ph.D.

Professor of Marketing

Expert in retail competition

Competitive Marketing Strategy Customer relationship management (CRM) using Digital Marketing and Analytics Retail Competition Customer and Marketing Relationality Targeted Marketing in Mobile and Digital Media Cross-category and cross-media marketing

Kim  Gans, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Kim Gans, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Human Development & Family Studies

Dr. Gans research focuses on interventions in community-based settings with diverse populations.

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

David Yalof, Ph.D.

David Yalof, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Head, Department of Political Science

Dr. Yalof specializes in constitutional law, judicial politics and executive branch politics.

Supreme Court History Supreme Court Nomination Process American Government Judicial Politics Constitutional Law The Presidency Supreme Court Supreme Court Regulation Executive Branch Politics

Ryan J. Watson, PhD.

Ryan J. Watson, PhD.

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies

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 LGBTQ teenagers Homophobia

Gerald A. Berkowitz, PhD.

Gerald A. Berkowitz, PhD.

Professor of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

Expert on plant genetics, plant biotechnology, GMOs and public perception of GMOs.

Plant-Water Relations Ion Channels Landscape Architecture Photosynthesis Plant Physiology Plant Science Molecular Geneticist Pathogen Response Signaling

Rachel O'Neill, Ph.D.

Rachel O'Neill, Ph.D.

Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology and Institute for Systems Genomics

Dr. O'Neill's research projects use molecular genetic approaches to study centromere function and evolution

Genome Stability Genomics Cancer Susceptibility

Shayla Nunnally, Ph.D.

Shayla Nunnally, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science

Expert in socio-political relations, focusing on race in politics

Race in politics Black institutions Intergroup relations and attitudes Black American partisanship Black politcal development

Michael Lynch, Ph.D.

Michael Lynch, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Lynch's research focuses on truth and fake news.

Truth Fake News Democracy and Public Discourse Information Technology and Knowledge

Valerie Duffy, Ph.D.

Valerie Duffy, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences

Professor focused on how variation in taste affects food flavor and food preference, translated to healthier eating to reduce obesity risk.

Community-based Interventions Flavor Smell Nutrition Food Preference Taste Health Promotion Obesity

Thomas F. Babor, Ph.D.

Thomas F. Babor, Ph.D.

Professor of Community Medicine and Public Health

Expertise includes research on public health policies related to alcohol, drug abuse and gambling

Research Ethics Alcohol Marketing Public Health Alcohol Policy Drug Control Policy Addiction Treatment Alcohol Screening

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