Director, Center for Molecular Signaling and Professor of Biology
Muday pursues research on how plant hormones modulate root development.
Expert Areas: Molecular Biology of Plants | Genetically Modified Organisms | GMOs | Stem Education
Professor of Adolescent and Educational Psychology
Nielsen’s special interest is helping divorced and estranged dads and daughters reunite or strengthen their bonds.
Expert Areas: Family Dynamics | Educational Psychology | Fathers and Daughters | Portrayal of Fathers in Media | Asolescent Psychology | Divorce and Stepfamilies | Shared Residential Parenting | Fairy Tailes and Fatherhood Myths | Restoring Relationships
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Pauca has combined his professional research and personal passion to improve the lives of people all over the world.
Expert Areas: Hyperspectral and LiDAR image analysis | Human-computer interfaces for disabilities | Mobile and pervasive devices | Computer Science Education | STEM and entrepreneurship | Pitt Hopkins Syndrome | Non-profit organization development | Parenting a Child with Special Needs
Professor of Political Science & Director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program
Siavelis' research currently focuses on electoral politics in Latin America, specifically candidate selection.
Expert Areas: Latin American Politics | Political Recruitment and Candidate Selection | U.S. Immigration | International Political Economy | Interamerican Relations | Democratic Institutional Design
Director of the Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability and Professor of Biology
Silman has been a leader in the sustainability movement since beginning his doctoral research more than 20 years ago.
Expert Areas: Tropical Ecology | Tropical Biodiversity | Community Ecology | Plant Evolution | Plant Ecology | Techniques in Mathematical Biology | Advanced Ecology | Sustainability | Climate Change
Professor of Sociology
Simon has conducted groundbreaking research regarding the impact of parenthood on adults’ happiness and health.
Expert Areas: Social Relationships and Health | Parenthood and Happiness | Gender Emotion and Mental Health | Women and Depression | Romantic Relationships
Professor of Sociology
Soares is a driving force behind the national movement to rethink college admissions and adopt test-optional admissions policies.
Expert Areas: Sociology | Standardized Tests | National Educational Policies | Social Discrimination | Privilege in Society | Societal Trends
Director, Employer Relations
Summers helps students build relationships and seek internships as they explore and secure career paths from their first year to their last.
Expert Areas: Employer Relations | Job Hunting | Networking | Career Development | Personal Development | Employer | Higher Education | Talent Recruitment | Employment/Hiring Trends
Associate Professor of Physics
Thonhauser sees much potential for using hydrogen to power vehicles.
Expert Areas: Condensed Matter Physics | Carbon Capture | Physics | Quantum Physics | Hydrogen Storage | Metal Organic Frameworks
Professor of Economics
Whaples is a strong advocate of eliminating the penny.
Expert Areas: Economic History of the U.S. | Employment and Unemployment | History of Labor Markets | Minimum Wage | Walmart and Big Box Retailers | Economics of Climate Change | Economics of Natural Resources | Elimination of the Penny
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