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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Norman Garrick, Ph.D.

Norman Garrick, Ph.D.

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department

Professor with a focus on civil engineering, transportation behaviors, parking, public transit, and bicycle lanes.

Bicyclist and Pedestrian Facility Design and Planning Urban Street Networks Civil Engineering Urban Planning Transit Planning Shared Spaces

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.

Mental Health Anxiety Psychiatry Anxiety in Children Youth

Sharon M. Gordon, D.D.S., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Sharon M. Gordon, D.D.S., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Dean, School of Dental Medicine

Dr. Sharon M. Gordon is the Dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Connecticut.

Public Health Dentistry Pain Management

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.

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

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.

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

Kelly Herd, Ph.D.

Kelly Herd, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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

Identity Creativity Consumer Behavior Social Cognition Product Design Emotions

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

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