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Experts for Spanish Speakers

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


Arturo A. Ayon, Ph.D.

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  • College of Sciences
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy
general expertise
Physics
specific expertise

Metamaterials; Microdevices; Photovoltaics; Sensors; Thin Film Materials Science


Edwin J. Barea-Rodriguez, Ph.D.

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  • College of Sciences
  • Department of Biology
general expertise
Neuroscience, Aging, Learning and Memory
specific expertise

Christianity; Cognition and the Brain; Learning and Memory; Neurobiology of Aging; Neuroscience; Oxidative Stress; STEM Education


Astrid E. Cardona, Ph.D.

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  • College of Sciences
  • Department of Biology
general expertise
Neuroscience, Infectious Diseases and Multiple Sclerosis
specific expertise

Chronic Inflammatory Diseases Affecting the Central Nervous System; Diabetes; Multiple Sclerosis


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


Victor De Oliveira, Ph.D.

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  • College of Business
  • Department of Management Science & Statistics
general expertise
Statistics
specific expertise

Environmental Statistics and Geostatistics; Statistics and Applied Probability; Water Resources


Manuel A. Diaz, Ph.D.

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  • College of Engineering
  • Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
general expertise
Structures and Bridges
specific expertise

Structural Inspection and Evaluation of Bridges and Nuclear Plants


Roger Enriquez, J.D.

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  • College of Public Policy
  • Department of Criminal Justice
general expertise
Law and Criminal Justice
specific expertise

Crime Prevention Policy; Criminal Law; Immigration; Private Detention Centers; Relationship between Community and its Police Force; Urban Violence


Martha A. Fasci, CPA, Ph.D.

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  • College of Business
  • Department of Accounting
general expertise
Accounting
specific expertise

Accounting; Managerial Accounting; Small CPA Firms, Male vs. Female Management and Profitability


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


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


Dennis M. Lopez, CPA, Ph.D.

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  • College of Business
  • Department of Accounting
general expertise
Auditing
specific expertise

Accounting; Accounting and Nonprofits; Auditing and Audit Quality; Earnings Management; Financial Statements


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)


Maricela Oliva, Ph.D.

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

Higher Education Policy; International Higher Education Collaboration; Latino Education; P-20; School-University Collaboration


George Perry, Ph.D.

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  • College of Sciences
  • Department of Biology
general expertise
Alzheimer's Disease
specific expertise

Alzheimer's Disease Development and Consequences; Consequences of Aging on the Brain; Neurobiology; Oxidative Stress; Parkinson's Disease Development and Consequences; STEM Education


Linda Prieto, Ph.D.

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

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


Harriett D. Romo, Ph.D.

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  • College of Liberal & Fine Arts
  • Department of Sociology
general expertise
Sociology, Mexico and Children
specific expertise

Early Childhood Education; Educational Experiences of Latino Children; Foster Youth; Mexico; Migration; Race and Ethnic Relations; Sociology of Childhood; Sociology of Education; Transnationalism


Heidi Adams Rueda, Ph.D.

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  • College of Public Policy
  • Department of Social Work
general expertise
Mexican-American Youth and Adolescent Relationships
specific expertise

Adolescent Relationships, Dating and Sexual Relations; Domestic Abuse and Teen Dating Violence Prevention; Mexican-American Youth; Sexual Health Education


Rogelio Saenz, Ph.D.

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  • College of Public Policy
  • Department of Demography & Organization Studies
general expertise
Demography, Racial and Ethnic Relations, and Inequality
specific expertise

Demography (esp. Latino Demographics); Human Rights; Immigration; Minority Groups and Inequality; Social Inequality; Sociology of Latinos and Latinas


Nikos A. Salingaros, Ph.D.

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  • College of Sciences
  • Department of Mathematics
general expertise
Architecture
specific expertise

Architecture and Urban Design; Architecture Using Scientific Thinking; Complexity and Resilience; Design Rules for a Sustainable Built Environment; Mathematics; Patterns and Pattern Languages


Corey S. Sparks, Ph.D.

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  • College of Public Policy
  • Department of Demography & Organization Studies
general expertise
Demography
specific expertise

Anthropology; Demography (esp. Mortality and Fertility); Epidemiology; Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Health Disparities; Maternal and Child Health; Spatial Inequality of Populations


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)


Jose Weissmann, P.E., Ph.D.

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  • College of Engineering
  • Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
general expertise
Transportation Infrastructure
specific expertise

Pavement and Bridge Management; Roadway Cost Allocation and Recovery; Transportation Infrastructure Management


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