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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Stephen Crocker, Ph.D.

Stephen Crocker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Associate Director of Neuroscience Graduate Program

Prof. Stephen Crocker is an expert on how the immune and nervous systems interact and how this balance is disrupted.

Nervous System Immune System Neuroscience

Dennis  D’Amico, Ph.D.

Dennis D’Amico, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Animal Science Food Safety

Dennis D'Amico's research and outreach efforts focus on improving the safety and quality of milk and value-added dairy products.

Dairy Science Dairy Industry Food Microbiology Food Safety Standards Food Science

Andrew  Deener, Ph.D.

Andrew Deener, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology

Andrew Deener is a professor of sociology at the University of Connecticut.

Food Systems Gentrification Economic Sociology Culture City Development

Lindsay Distefano, Ph.D

Lindsay Distefano, Ph.D

Professor, Department of Kinesiology, and Associate Vice President for Research Development

Lindsay DiStefano works to promote safe physical activity in children through physical literacy development and sport-injury prevention.

ACL Youth Athletes Injury Prevention Motor Development Physical Literacy Physical Activity Anterior Cruciate Ligament Sport Safety

Alexis Dudden, Ph.D.

Alexis Dudden, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of History

Professor of History specializing in modern Japan and Korea, and international history.

History/Memory Modern Korea Modern Japan Territorial Disputes Japan-Korea Relations

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

Stephen Dyson, Ph.D.

Stephen Dyson, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science

Stephen Dyson's research is focused upon the psychology of elite decision making in foreign policy.

Elite Decision Making Foreign Policy World Leaders International Relations

Deborah Fein, Ph.D.

Deborah Fein, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences

Distinguished Professor focused on autism spectrum disorders and behavioral therapy for autism.

Clinical Research Neuropsychological Assessment Autism Autism Spectrum Disorders Parent Training

Timothy B. Folta, Ph.D.

Timothy B. Folta, Ph.D.

Professor of Management; Thomas John and Bette Wolff Family Chair in Strategic Entrepreneurship; Academic Director, Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Prof Folta is an expert in entrepreneurship and corporate strategy, analyzing decisions around entry, exit, and diversification.

Strategic Management Market Entry and Exit Corporate Strategy and Diversification Innovation Policy Managing Uncertainty Venture Capital and Angel Capital Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Ken Foote, Ph.D.

Ken Foote, Ph.D.

Professor of Geography

Ken Foote has studied sites associated with individual murders, as well as those associated mass murder and many other events.

Genocide Individual Murders Memorials Violence and Tragedy Natural Disasters

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