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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Lucy  Gilson

Lucy Gilson

Associate Dean

Gilson studies how creativity, employee empowerment, diversity, leadership, & virtual communication influence team effectiveness.

Organizational Psychology Virtual Teams Leadership Women and Leadership Team Effectiveness Creativity

Golda Ginsburg, Ph.D.

Golda Ginsburg, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Professor with expertise in anxiety in children and psychology.

Youth Anxiety in Children Psychiatry Anxiety Mental Health

Amy Gorin, Ph.D.

Amy Gorin, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences

Professor focused on long-term weight loss.

Weight Loss Maintenance Behavioral Weight Management Obesity Social Support

Joerg Graf, Ph.D.

Joerg Graf, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Dr. Graf's research deciphers the role of the microbiome in health and disease of animals.

Evolution of Microbe-Host Relations Cell Biology Bacteria Molecular Interactions Molecular Biology

Preston Green, J.D., Ed.D.

Preston Green, J.D., Ed.D.

John and Maria Neag Professor of Urban Education

Professor focused on charter school regulation and industry oversight.

School Choice Educational Equity Industry Oversight Charter School Regulation Educational Leadership Educational Policy

Kelly Herd, Ph.D.

Kelly Herd, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Professor Herd focuses on creativity and product design as they relate to social cognition, identity, and emotions

Emotions Product Design Social Cognition Consumer Behavior Creativity Identity

Fumiko Hoeft

Fumiko Hoeft

Scientific Director

Will be leading UConn's Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC), and joining the Department of Psychological Sciences.

Neuroimaging Scientific Writing Neuroscience Science Life Sciences

Lisa  Holle, Pharm.D., BCOP, FHOPA

Lisa Holle, Pharm.D., BCOP, FHOPA

Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Dr. Holle’s clinical research focuses on medical marijuana, oral cancer therapy management, and impact of clinical pharmacy services

MyDispense Medical Marijuana Pain Cancer Cancer Therapeutics Pain Management Pharmaceutical Pharmacy Services

Matthew Hughey, Ph.D.

Matthew Hughey, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology

A scholar of racism and racial inequality in identity formation, organizations, media, politics, science, religion, and public advocacy.

Religion Fraternities and Sororities Organizations Whiteness Media Discrimination Racism Science

Eric Jackson, Ph.D.

Eric Jackson, Ph.D.

Executive Director, CTI and Director CTSRC

Autonomous Vehicles Safety data integration and analysis Transportation Data Systems Web-based data collection, distributuon, and analysis Remote sensing and geographic information systems

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