University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, 01003, MA, US



Located in western Massachusetts, UMass Amherst is the flagship campus of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' five-campus University of Massachusetts system. UMass Amherst is a nationally recognized teaching and research institution with a current enrollment of about 28,500 students.

Experts (41)

Whitney  Battle-Baptiste

Whitney Battle-Baptiste

Associate Professor of Anthropology / Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Center

Whitney Battle-Baptiste's research focuses on how the intersection of race, gender, class and sexuality look through an archaeological lens.

Archaeology Black Feminist Theory Heritage Studies African Studies

M.V. Lee Badgett

M.V. Lee Badgett

Professor of Economics / Director, Center for Public Policy and Administration / Co-director Center for Employment Equity

M. V. Lee Badgett is one of the world’s leading experts on the economics of same-sex marriage.

Economics of Sexual Orientation and Same-Sex Marriage Gay Marriage LGBT Inclusion Labor Economics Same-sex Couples

Julie Brigham-Grette

Julie Brigham-Grette

Professor of Geosciences

Julie Brigham-Grette is an internationally-renowned expert on climate evolution in the Arctic.

Polar climate Arctic Science Climate Change Sedimentology Glaciology Stratigraphy Geological Mapping Chronology of Geologic Systems Arctic Polar Science

Nilanjana  Dasgupta

Nilanjana Dasgupta

Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Institute of Diversity Sciences

Nilanjana "Buju" Dasgupta studies how implicit or unconscious bias influences people’s first impressions and behavior toward others.

STEM Education Stereotypes Social Identity Diversity in Science Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Gender Inequality in STEM Fields Implicit Bias

Raymond L. La Raja

Raymond L. La Raja

Professor of Political Science / Associate Director of UMass Poll

Ray La Raja's research interests include political parties, interest groups, elections, campaign finance and political participation.

Public Policy and Organizations Elections and Polling Political Science Campaign Finance American Politics

Priyank Arora

Priyank Arora

Assistant Professor of Operations & Information Management

Priyank Apora works to improve systems to reach social and environmental goals, such as good health, reduced poverty, clean water and energy

Nonprofit Operations Operations Analysis Socially reponsible operations Heath care operations Sustainable Operations

Erin Baker

Erin Baker

Associate Dean and Director of Wind Energy IGERT

Erin Baker informs policymakers on energy technology in the face of climate change.

Wind Turbines Environmental Decision-Making Wind Energy Industrial Engineering Energy Economics and Policy

Genny Beemyn

Genny Beemyn

Director of Stonewall Center

Genny Beemyn is an expert on the lives of transgender college students and on trans-inclusive policies and practices on college campuses.

Transgender Law and Policy LGBTQ Equality Transgender Mental Health Trans Youth Transgender College Students Transgender Issues

Emery Berger

Emery Berger

Professor of Computer Science

Emery Berger's research includes languages, runtime systems, and operating systems, security, and performance.

Online Privacy Software Engineering Programming Languages Cybersecurity Operating Systems

David Boutt

David Boutt

Associate Professor of Geosciences

David Boutt's research focuses on how water becomes groundwater and the sub-surface processes that impact it along its journey.

Drought Hydrogeology Groundwater Recharge Processes Groundwater Water Paleo Hydrology Groundwater Hydrology Watershed Hydrology

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