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

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

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

Sherry Pagoto, Ph.D.

Sherry Pagoto, Ph.D.

Professor of Allied Health Sciences

Expert in technology and health interventions

Health Policy Social Media Obesity Digital Health Cancer Prevention

Rebecca Puhl, Ph.D.

Rebecca Puhl, Ph.D.

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies

Clinical psychology expert, specializing in the study of bullying and weight stigmatization

Weight Discrimination Weight Stigma Weight-based bullying

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