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Experts for Education & Human Development

Iliana Alanis, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching
general expertise
Early Childhood Education
specific expertise

Dual Language Education; Early Childhood Education; Second Language Acquisition


Bruce G. Barnett, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
general expertise
Educational Leadership and Mentoring
specific expertise

Cohort Development; Leadership Preparation; Mentoring; Moral Dimensions of Leadership; Peer Coaching; Professional Development; Reflective Practice; School-University Partnerships; Team Learning and Development


Theodorea Regina Berry, Ed.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching
general expertise
Race and Education
specific expertise

Critical Race Theory / Critical Race Feminism; Curriculum Theory; Experiences of Women of Color as Educators; Urban Teacher Education


Emily P. Bonner, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching
general expertise
Education in Low-Income Schools
specific expertise

Action Research; Culturally Responsive Teaching in Mathematics; Multicultural Mathematics; Successful Teaching in Underserved Populations


Alberto Cordova, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Kinesiology, Health & Nutrition
general expertise
Health
specific expertise

Developmental Motor Cognition; Ecological Perspectives (e.g.: Affordances); Mental Health; Motor and Visual Imagery; Motor Assessments; Motor Behavior / Motor Neuroscience (incl. Motor Learning, Control and Development); Perception and Action; Physical Activity


Mari Riojas Cortez, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching
general expertise
Education
specific expertise

Children's Play; Early Childhood Education; Early Childhood Teacher Preparation; Latino Family Involvement


Abraham P. DeLeon, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
general expertise
Education
specific expertise

Critical Pedagogy and Theory; Cultural Studies; Educational Foundations; Historical Research Methods; Human Rights; Social and Cultural Analysis; Social Studies Education


Carmen H. Fies, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching
general expertise
Education
specific expertise

Science and Math Curriculum; STEM Education; Technologies for Learning


Belinda Bustos Flores, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies
general expertise
Early Childhood Education and Mexican-American Studies
specific expertise

Bilingual Education; Early Childhood Education; Teacher Recruitment, Preparation and Retention


Encarnacion Garza, Jr., Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
general expertise
Educational Administration
specific expertise

Minority Student Success; School District-University Partnerships; School Leadership Preparation


Mark S. Giles, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
general expertise
Race and American Society, Educational Leadership, School and College Access and Equity Issues, and African American History
specific expertise

African American History; African American Spirituality; Critical Race Studies; Educational Leadership and Policy; Ethical Leadership; History of Higher Education


Jianmin Guan, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Kinesiology, Health & Nutrition
general expertise
Physical Education
specific expertise

Dual Sports; Measurement and Evaluation; Statistics; Teaching Secondary Physical Education; Team Sports


Norma S. Guerra, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Educational Psychology
general expertise
Educational Psychology
specific expertise

Mediation; Problem Solving and Decision Making


Janis Harmon, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching
general expertise
Education
specific expertise

Vocabulary Teaching and Learning


Meizi He, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Kinesiology, Health & Nutrition
general expertise
Obesity in Minorities
specific expertise

Food; Health; Nutrition; School and Community-based Obesity Interventions for Minorities


Becky H. Huang, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies
general expertise
English Language Learners, Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism
specific expertise

English as a Second Language Acquisition and Assessment


Brenda L. Jones, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Counseling
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School Psychology
specific expertise

Counseling in a Multicultural Setting


Crystal A. Kalinec-Craig, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching
general expertise
Mathematics Education
specific expertise

Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Teaching and Teacher Education; Math Through Mariachi Curriculum and Te ALaMo Summer Program; Pre-service Teachers' Lived Experiences as they Relate to Recognizing Issues of Status and Participation in the Mathematics Classroom; Strategies to Support Pre-Service and In-service Teachers Adopting Responsive Mathematics Pedagogies for Culturally, Linguistically and Economically Diverse Students


William M. Land, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Kinesiology, Health & Nutrition
general expertise
Sports Psychology
specific expertise

Exercise Psychology; Sports and Society; Sports Psychology (e.g.: Performance, Choking Under Pressure)


Kristen M. Lindahl, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies
general expertise
Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language
specific expertise

Content-Area Literacy; English Language Learners and Education (PK-12th Grade); Teacher Language Awareness


Margarita Machado-Casas, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies
general expertise
Education and Immigration
specific expertise

Assessment and Evaluation of Linguistically Diverse Students; Bilingual Education; Diversity Training for Schools; Education in the U.S. and Abroad; Global Education; Immigration and Migration; Minorities in Education; Multilingual Education in the U.S. and Abroad; Transnational Multi-nation Education Connections (K-12 and Higher Ed)


Vittorio Marone, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching
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Technology and Education
specific expertise

Computer Mediated Communication; Games, Media and Learning; Informal Learning Environments; Interest-driven Learning; New Literacies and Youth Cultures; Technology and Creativity


Nancy Martin, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Educational Psychology
general expertise
Student Retention
specific expertise

K-12 Teacher Control and Management Styles; Student Retention in Higher Education


Miriam G. Martinez, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching
general expertise
Children's Literature
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Children's Literature; Integration of Literature into Literacy Programs


Lee L. Mason, BCBA-D, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching
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Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis
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Applied Behavior Analysis; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Data-based Decision Making in the Classroom; Verbal Behavior


Michael C. Moyer, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Counseling
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Counseling
specific expertise

Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling; Non-suicidal Self Injury


Sharon L. Nichols, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Educational Psychology
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Educational Policy and Testing
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Educational Policy, Educational Testing, and Student Motivation and Development; Educational Policy, Teachers and Teaching; High-stakes Testing


Amaury Nora, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
general expertise
Higher Education
specific expertise

College Readiness and Completion; Factors Impacting Higher Education Student Degree Attainment; Higher Education Access and Success; Higher Education Financial Aid / Student Finances; Higher Education Student Persistence and Graduation Rates; Minority Student Enrollment, Academic and Social Experiences, and Degree Attainment; Student Engagement and Retention


Nathern Okilwa, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
general expertise
Special Education
specific expertise

Comparative Education; Educational Outcomes for Disadvantaged Students (e.g.: Economically Disadvantaged; Students with Disabilities; Racial, Cultural and Linguistic Minorities; and Refugee Students, Particularly Those from Africa); Educational Policy; Social and Cultural Contexts of Education


Maricela Oliva, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
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College Access
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Higher Education Policy; International Higher Education Collaboration; Latino Education; P-20; School-University Collaboration


Linda Prieto, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies
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Bilingual Education
specific expertise

Chicana Feminism; Development of Teacher Candidates (esp. Bilingual and Latina Candidates); Latina Mothers; Latino Biculturalism; Latino Education Issues


Derek L. Robertson, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Counseling
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Counseling
specific expertise

Cognitive Developmental Theory and Culture; HIV / AIDS Counseling; Immigration Issues for Undocumented Families


Misty W. Sailors, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching
general expertise
Elementary Education
specific expertise

Literacy and Social Justice; Professional Development of Classroom Teachers; Reading Instruction in Elementary Classrooms; Reading Research Methodologies


Catherine Somody, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Counseling
general expertise
Music Therapy
specific expertise

Community Counseling; Counselor Supervision; Creativity in Counseling; Reminiscence and Life Review with Older Adults; School Counseling


Erica T. Sosa, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Kinesiology, Health & Nutrition
general expertise
Obesity Prevention
specific expertise

Diabetes Causes and Onset; Obesity among Minorities


Jeremy Sullivan, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Educational Psychology
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Educational Psychology
specific expertise

Ethical Decision-making among School Counselors; Psychological Disorders in Children and Adolescents; Psychological Testing and Assessment; Training in School Psychology


John A. Sutterby, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Learning & Teaching
general expertise
Play
specific expertise

Children's Access to Outdoor Play; Children's Toys; Latino Family Involvement in Schools; Physical Fitness of Children; Playgrounds and Playground Equipment; Schools and Immigrant, Non-English-Speaking Families; The Purpose of Play (e.g.: Children, Adult Leisure Activities, Primates)


Heather C. Trepal, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Counseling
general expertise
Self-Injurious Behaviors and Relationships
specific expertise

Gender Issues in Counseling; Relationships; Self-injurious Behavior; Supervision


Sarah L. Ullevig, L.D., Ph.D., SMArchS

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Kinesiology, Health & Nutrition
general expertise
Food and Nutrition
specific expertise

Dietary Supplements; Elderly Nutrition; Food and Nutrition; Heart Disease Prevention with Phytochemical Compounds in Food; Heart Disease, Atherosclerosis and Oxidative Stress


Felicia Castro Villarreal, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Educational Psychology
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Educational Psychology
specific expertise

Culturally Responsive Mental Health Practices in the Schools; Dropout Prevention; Psychological Assessment; Response to Intervention; School Mental Health Programs


Victor Villarreal, Ph.D.

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  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Department of Educational Psychology
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Educational Psychology
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Peer Social Development and Influence among Adolescents and its Effect on Achievement; School-based Mental Health Issues


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