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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Monnica  Williams, Ph.D.

Monnica Williams, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Psychological Sciences

Dr. Williams is a board-certified, licensed clinical psychologist, specializing in cognitive-behavioral therapies.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Mental health costs of racism Psychology Cognitive-behavioral Therapies Racial Trauma OCD

Laura J. Burton, Ph.D.

Laura J. Burton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Neag School of Education

Associate Professor focused on management in sports organizations and how gender stereotypes affect women working in athletics.

Access and Success in Leadership Sport Management Gender Issues in Sport Leadership in Sport Organizations Gender

Thomas F. Babor, Ph.D.

Thomas F. Babor, Ph.D.

Professor and Endowed Chair in Community Medicine and Public Health

Professor and Endowed Chair in Community Medicine and Public Health focused on alcohol advertising and regulation.

Diagnosis Alcohol Regulation Drug Abuse Alcohol Alcohol Advertising Addiction Screening and Prevention Treatment Evaluation

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

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

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Distinguished Endowed Chair Professor of Orthopedic Surgery in the School of Medicine

Dr. Laurencin focuses on tissue engineering, biomaterials science, nanotechnology, and stem cell science in regenerative engineering

Nanotechnology Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Shoulder and Knee Injuries Surgery Biomaterials

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

Valerie Duffy, Ph.D.

Valerie Duffy, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences

Professor focused on taste in humans and how this variation influences food flavor, food preference, and food intake.

Health Science Flavor Taste (chemosensory perception) Nutritional Sciences Diet and Behaviors

Anson W. K. Ma, Ph.D.

Anson W. K. Ma, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, CBE

Dr. Ma's research specializes in biomolecular engineering and materials.

Biomolecular Engineering and Materials Optimizing the Size of Drug Particles

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

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