Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University

2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN, US



Vanderbilt is a dynamic center of research, learning and growth - a private research university of 6,300 undergrads and 5,300 grad/professional students.



Experts (75)

Mark Abkowitz

Mark Abkowitz

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Expert in enterprise risk management, hazardous materials transportation, and impacts of extreme weather on infrastructure adaptation.

Extreme Weather and Infrastructure Enterprise Risk Management Spatial Analysis Infrastructure Resilience Risk Assessment Risk Management Risk Assessment and Management Freight Transportation Disaster Preparedness Hazardous materials transportation

Samar Ali

Samar Ali

Research Professor of Political Science and Law

Expert in the intersection of conflict mediation, national security, economic development and human rights.

Human Rights National Security Polarization Cybersecurity Law and Government Middle East Conflict Resolution International Affairs Economic Development

Hiba  Baroud

Hiba Baroud

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Expert in risk, reliability and resilience of critical infrastructure against climate change and natural disasters, particularly flooding.

Climate Change Flood Mitigation Natural Disasters Resilience modeling Interdependent Systems Data Analytics Critical Infrastructure Modeling Risk Analysis Risk-informed decision analysis Statistical Modeling climate and climate change Disaster Recovery Flooding

Jeffrey Bennett

Jeffrey Bennett

Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Medical humanities expert who specializes in health, citizenship, LGBT/queer studies, cultural studies and rhetorical theory and criticism.

Queer Healthcare Queer vernacular LGBTQ Health HIV Prevention HIV & AIDS PrEP Diabetes Rhetoric and HIV Rhetoric and Disease Rhetoric of Diabetes Management Rhetoric Medical Humanities

Michael Burcham

Michael Burcham

Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship and Faculty Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship

Expert in the business of healthcare and entrepreneurial development.

Business Economics Startup Incubators Healthcare business strategy Entrepreneurship Venture Capital

Erin Calipari

Erin Calipari

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Expert in the neuroscience of mental illness and addiction, including gender differences.

Opioids adaptive processes self-administered drugs Dopamine Addiction and Recovery Brain Behavior Medicine and Drugs Addiction Neuroscience Brain Addictive Behavior associative learning Pharmacology neural signals maladaptive processes

Janey  Camp

Janey Camp

Research Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Expert on climate change and interactions of nature and infrastructure.

Global Warming Land use GIS Precipitation Stem Flooding flood management STEM education in high schools Infrastructure management Hydrologic and hydrodynamic modeling Climate change and the impact on flooding GIS for demographic studies Risk Management Climate change adaptation Human Behavior floods coastal flooding Environment Infrastructure STEM curriculum Climate Change

Ken Catania

Ken Catania

Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences

Expert on sensory systems' impact on animal behavior, particularly naked mole rats, star-nosed moles, cockroaches and eels.

spatial maps rodents Biological Sciences neural processing mammals Nature star-nose mole naked mole rats Animal Behavior Eels Cockroaches Moles Animal sensory systems star-nosed mole electric eels Evolution visual cortex evolution of mammals Foraging sensory cortex

Amanda Clayton

Amanda Clayton

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Expert in gender and politics, with a focus on the impact of women legislators and candidates and public perception of women leaders.

Political Institutions gender quotas Gender Political Methodology Gender and Politics Comparative Politics Public Policy female leaders Women in Politics

Ellen Clayton

Ellen Clayton

Craig-Weaver Professor of Pediatrics; Professor of Law; Professor of Health Policy

World-renowned medical ethicist working at the intersection of law, medicine and public health, with a focus on genetics.

Gender and the Law Legal and Ethical Issues in Children's and Women's Health Research Ethics Genetics and Health Policy Medical Ethics General Pediatrics Gene Editing Genetic Privacy Biomedical Ethics and Law Legal and Ethical Issues Raised by Genetics Genetics Public Health Law Family Law

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