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Diversity Researchers

NAME RESEARCH DESCRIPTION CONTACT INFORMATION
Adair, Zakiyaexternal linkThe relationship between race, gender, and nation in trans-Atlantic and transnational vaudeville theatre in the early twentieth centuryWomen's and Gender Studies
884-9693
AdairZ@missouri.edu
Adkins, Denise C.external linkLatino/Hispanic literary practices; genre fiction readers and their motivations; public library outreach to underserved populationsInformation Science and Learning Technologies
884-9804
AdkinsDe@missouri.edu
Albright, Davidexternal linkFamily caregiving; health promotion and behavioral change; military and veterans; palliative and hospice care; social determinants of healthSocial Work
884-4470
AlbrightD@missouri.edu
Alcázar, Asierexternal linkSyntax and its relation to semantics and morphology; computational linguistics; sociolinguistics; and dialectologyRomance Languages and Literatures; Linguistics
882-5045
AlcazarA@missouri.edu
Alexander, Amandaexternal linkGenerational differences in volunteering (event management)Hospitality Management
882-3528
AlexanderAc@missouri.edu
Amponsah, Davidexternal linkEngagement of religion with putatively secular spaces; currency of Indigenous religious thought on political, social, and moral formations in colonial and postcolonial Ghana; African Diaspora religions; colonialism and empire; Christianity in the global south; health and healing in Africa; and anthropology of religionReligious Studies
882-5692
AmponsahD@missouri.edu
Anderson, Kim M.external linkAssessment of risk and resiliency factors in trauma populations; enhancing strengths-based mental health practice; adverse consequences of domestic violence rape, and poverty experienced by women; digital storytelling therapy with survivors of family violenceSocial Work
884-8077
AndersonKi@missouri.edu
Anzaldo, Demetrioexternal linkLatin American literature and Chicano novel, specializing in twentieth century Mexican literature, Mexico City urban and gender studiesRomance Languages and Literatures
882-4063
AnzaldoD@missouri.edu
Arnold, Noelleexternal linkAnalyses of life history and spiritual narratives documenting and analyzing how individuals integrate and negotiate personal religious and spiritual belief(s) in schooling practices; faith-based organizations and schools; education for social justice and advocacy; gender and race in educationEducational Leadership and Policy Analysis
884-4951
ArnoldN@missouri.edu
Ashcroft, Nikkiexternal linkLanguage teaching methodology; adult learning; English as an international languageLearning, Teaching and Curriculum
882-8394
AshcroftN@missouri.edu
Austin, Katherineexternal linkWomen's healthcare; emergency medicine; sexual assaults and domestic violenceMedicine
882-4464
AustinKL@health.missouri.edu
Aviles-Quiñones, Aliciaexternal linkModern and contemporary Latin American literature (especially literature written at moments of great historical upheaval)Romance Languages and Literatures
882-5811
AvilesQuinonesA@missouri.edu
Badiane, Mamadouexternal linkAfro-Caribbean people and culture in literature at the beginning of the twentieth century; the ever changing nature of Afro-Caribbean cultures through Negrismo, Négritude, Antillanité, and CréolitéRomance Languages and Literatures
882-9419
BadianeM@missouri.edu
Bank, Barbaraexternal linkSocial psychology; intersections of gender and educationSociology
882-9174
BankB@missouri.edu
Barker, Alexexternal linkEconomics of prestate hierarchical societies (the articulation of household and political economies); the role of both household and political economies in the rise of social inequality; the role of symbols and iconography in leveraging and legitimating social inequalities Archeology; Anthropology
882-5075
BarkerAw@missouri.edu
Barnstone, Alikiexternal linkSpirituality and writing, women's literature, religious studies, Jewish studies (literature of the Holocaust) English; Women's and Gender Studies
882-1120
BarnestoneA@missouri.edu
Barrier, Bretonexternal linkReligion and spirituality in medicine; endometriosis; uterine fibroids; minimally-invasive surgery; chronic pain; ovarian cancer researchObstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health
499-6084
BarrierB@health.missouri.edu
Barth, Amyexternal linkIdentification and treatment of students with language and reading disabilities; language basis of reading comprehension; measurement of reading skillsSpecial Education
882-0234
BarthA@missouri.edu
Beck, Mary M.external linkFamily violence; advocacy, family violence and public policy; client interviewing and counseling; child adoption law; putative father registry lawLaw
882-7872
BeckM@missouri.edu
Bednar, Michaelexternal linkHindu and Muslim interactions within the Delhi Sultanate, South Asia's first pan-Indic Muslim empire from 1206 to 1526History
882-7566
BednarM@missouri.edu
Behm-Morawitz, Elizabethexternal linkMedia's effects on stereotyping, identity and body image, in relation to gender, race and sexualityCommunication
882-9786
BehmMorawitzE@missouri.edu
Bell, Jackieexternal linkLatin America (photography and underwater photography)Photojournalism
882-5737
BellJs@missouri.edu
Benson, Jacquelynexternal linkAging families; intimate relationships in later life; family caregiving at end-of-life; solo living in later life; intervention research Human Development and Family Studies
882-4399
BensonJJ@missouri.edu
Bettencourt, B. Annexternal linkMindfulness theory and practices to improve intergroup and interpersonal relationships; intergroup contact and cooperation, personal and couple functioning and well-being, especially among breast cancer survivors; meta-analytic methodsPsychological Sciences
882-8065
BettencourtA@missouri.edu
Bhullar, Goodieexternal linkInformation literacy; geography resources; Hindi and PunjabiMU Libraries
882-9163
BhullarP@missouri.edu
Birjandifar, Nazakexternal linkMuslim women's history; women and Islamic law; women's participation in socio-political movements in the Muslim world; social and economic history of Safavid IranWomen's and Gender Studies
882-2703
BirjandifarN@missouri.edu
Bjornstrom, Eileenexternal linkMedical sociology; urban sociology; social control; research methods; health disparities, crime as a public health concern, social demography, and quantitative methods (particularly the complex ways in which the economic, social and built context of neighborhoods and larger geographic units are associated with these processes)Sociology
884-6341
BjornstromE@missouri.edu
Black, Cherylexternal linkTheatre history; dramaturgy; dramatic literature; women's theatre; feminist theatreTheatre
882-0530
BlackC@missouri.edu
Blandón, Erickexternal linkTensions between lettered and oral cultures in Nicaraguan society (how intellectuals from the liberal and conservative elites, and later from the ranks of the radical, leftist intelligentsia, have dealt with cultural heterogeneity in order to construct the national identity and its symbols)Romance Languages and Literatures
884-5539
BlandonE@missouri.edu
Bloom, Tinaexternal linkIntimate partner violence and violence prevention interventions, maternal-child health, collaborative and community-based research; developing and testing effective violence interventions that decrease exposure to intimate partner violence, decreasing the negative impact that violence exposure has on their health.Nursing
882-0264
BloomT@missouri.edu
Boggs, Kathleenexternal linkCareer transitions of adults; career assessments and interventions; professional issues in trainingEducational, School and Counseling Psychology
882-1326
BoggsKa@missouri.edu
Bordere, Tashelexternal linkAdolescence and young adulthood; dying, loss, and bereavement; diversity and multiculturalism; African American youth and families; race and ethnicity; socioeconomic class issues Human Development and Family Studies
882-5617
BordereT@missouri.edu
Bostick, Janeexternal linkDementia and depression in older adults; reminiscence therapy to improve depression levels in the older adultNursing
882-0255
BostickJ@missouri.edu
Brekhus, Wayne H.external linkCulture and identity, social control, theory and sexualitySociology
884-3989
BrekhusW@missouri.edu
Brendler , Bethexternal linkYouth library services, adolescent literature, sociocultural theoryInformation Science and Learning Technologies
882-3910
BrendlerB@missouri.edu
Brooks, Scottexternal linkUrban sociology; race and class inequalitySociology; Black Studies
882-2600
BrooksSn@missouri.edu
Brown, Eric S.external linkRace and ethnicity; urban sociology; social inequality; social policy and the welfare state; race/class/gender; social and historical change; political economySociology
882-8217
BrownEric@missouri.edu
Brown, Larryexternal linkThe theocratic right, Christian Identity (Israel) movement, militant hate groups and their effect on public and educational policy, white supremacy movements in the USA, geography of religion, the use of qualitative research methods in geography, political and religious movements in Latin America, the place of complexity theory in the Social Sciences and in TheologyGeography
882-1356
BrownLar@missouri.edu
Budds, Michaelexternal linkHistory of African American music; American music; music in Victorian EnglandMusic
882-0927
BuddsM@missouri.edu
Burgoyne, Suzanneexternal linkTheatre of the OppressedTheatre
882-0528
BurgoyneS@missouri.edu
Callahan, Richard J.external linkReligion in America; the ways that people creatively and constantly negotiate identity, significance, and power through religious idioms in the dense contexts of their everyday lives; how particular occupational cultures, material settings, and relations of exchange inform and are informed by religious idiomsReligious Studies
882-0060
CallahanRJ@missouri.edu
Campbell, James D.external linkHealth literacy; culture and cultural diversity; end-of-life care; religion/spirituality and medicineFamily and Community Medicine
882-2190
CampbellJ@health.missouri.edu
Canada, Kelliexternal linkSerious mental illness; clinical social work; older adults; mental health courts; criminal justice system and mental illness Social Work
882-3765
CanadaKe@missouri.edu
Carlo, Gustavoexternal linkProsocial and moral development among children and adolescents; temperament, family correlates, social cognitions and emotions, and culture-related variables associated with such development; positive health and adjustment among Latino families and youthHuman Development and Family Studies
884-6301
CarloG@missouri.edu
Carroll, Mark M.external linkDynamic interaction of law, society, and culture (including sex, race, and religion) on the Trans-Mississippi Southwest frontier/ borderlands of the United States in the period 1800-1860;History
882-0463
CarrollMM@missouri.edu
Castro, Tonyexternal linkMulticultural teacher education; multicultural and democratic social studies education; teacher recruitment, preparation, and induction for urban schoolLearning, Teaching and Curriculum
882-1993
CastroAj@missouri.edu
Cavigioli, Ritaexternal linkAge studies, women writers, historical-pedagogical literature, and foreign-language teaching methodologyRomance Languages and Literatures; Women's and Gender Studies
882-2865
CavioliR@missouri.edu
Chagnon, Napoleonexternal linkCultural anthropology; genealogy-based ethnography of YanomamoAnthropology
884-9134
ChagnonN@missouri.edu
Cheak-Zamora, Nancyexternal linkEvaluation of health status and health disparities in the uninsured, in the chronically ill, and within various populations with limited access to health care; HIV prevention and care; autism research; health policyHealth Professions
882-5892
CheakZamoraN@health.missouri.edu
Chval, Kathryn B.external linkEffective methods of teaching mathematics; teaching English language learners; preparing teachersLearning, Teaching and Curriculum
884-2656
ChvalKB@missouri.edu
Click, Melissaexternal linkPopular culture texts and audiences, particularly those disdained in mainstream culture; gender, race, class and sexuality in popular culture; television analysis and criticism; media literacyCommunication
884-4694
ClickM@missouri.edu
Cohen, Danielexternal linkSouth Asian religions; collaboration between religious studies, neuropsychology, and neuroscienceReligious Studies
884-1796
CohenDa@missouri.edu
Cohen, Signeexternal linkSouth Asian religions; self, personhood, and humanity in Hinduism and Buddhism; the emerging field of bioethics in South Asian religionsReligious Studies
882-4769
CohenS@missouri.edu
Colaner, Colleenexternal linkDiscourse dependence and identity formation in diverse families; communication in adoptive families; family communication and religious identity; intergenerational transmission of mothering, feminist, and generativity identities via gender socialization in mother-daughter dyadsCommunication
882-3522
ColanerC@missouri.edu
Cole, Hayleyexternal linkPolitical communication; sexuality and women's rightsCommunication
882-1948
ColeHJ@missouri.edu
Coleman, Marilynexternal linkRemarriage and stepfamilies; gender issues; intergenerational family obligationsHuman Development and Family Studies
882-4360
ColemanMa@missouri.edu
Conklin, Carliexternal linkAmerican legal history; dispute resolution; rights dialogue in early AmericaLaw
884-3614
CondlinC@missouri.edu
Cooper, Thomas J.external linkCulture and diversity issues in family medicine trainingFamily and Community Medicine
884-7701
CooperTJ@health.missouri.edu
Cordones-Cook, Juanamariaexternal linkPostcolonial theories and issues of identity, race, and gender as they relate to the Afro-Latin American Diaspora; the way in which writers incorporate the cultural and political processes of their regions into their worksRomance Languages and Literatures
882-3328
CordonesCookJ@missouri.edu
Cotner, Cindyexternal linkCollection development; general reference; persons with disabilities; international studentsMU Libraries
882-4693
CotnerC@missouri.edu
Craig, Kevinexternal linkElder patient issuesFamily and Community Medicine
882-3183
CraigK@health.missouri.edu
Crawford, Emilyexternal linkEducational equity for undocumented students; immigration policy; ethics; education politics and policyEducational Leadership and Policy Analysis
884-9554
CrawfordEr@missouri.edu
Cropp, Fritzexternal linkBuilding journalism education programs around the worldGlobal programs, journalism studies
882-1930
CroppF@missouri.edu
Curl, Angelaexternal linkRetirement; health of married couples; international gerontology; social work and technologySocial Work
882-8926
CurlA@missouri.edu
Curs, Bradleyexternal linkEfficacy of financial aid programs at the national, state, and institutional levels; increasing access to higher education for low-income studentsEducational Leadership and Policy Analysis
882-2759
CursB@missouri.edu
Dabson, Brianexternal linkCommunity and regional resilience; rural and regional development; entrepreneurship and economic development; collaborative and regional governance; rural policyInstitute of Public Policy
882-5060
DabsonB@missouri.edu
Dache-Gerbino, Amaliaexternal linkCollege access and choice (structural geographic factors impacting local residents); urban higher education (urban spaces are developed and sustained in a manner that continues to advantage high income and White populations while divesting and isolating low-income communities of color); postcolonial theoryEducational Leadership and Policy Analysis
882-8221
DacheGerbinoA@missouri.edu
Daly, Martinexternal linkInequality as a determinant of variability in rates of homicide; human kinship and family relationsanthropology

DalyM@missouri.edu
Darolia, Rajeevexternal linkEducation policy; urban policy and social disparities; research methodsPublic Affairs; Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
884-5247
DaroliaR@missouri.edu
Davenport, Judithexternal linkSocial impacts of the corporatization of agriculture; social issues related to Hispanic/Latino immigration to rural communities; international social; rural social workSocial Work

DavenportJ@missouri.edu
de Araujo, Zandraexternal linkMathematics education of English language learners; selection and enactment of curriculum materials; inservice and preservice teacher educationLearning, Teaching and Curriculum
882-5886
DearaujoZ@missouri.edu
Diem, Sarahexternal linkSocial and cultural contexts of education (how the politics and implementation of educational policies affect outcomes related to equity and diversity within public schools); ways in which future school leaders are being prepared to address race-related issues that may affect the diverse students and communities they are called to serve; educational politics and policy; educational policy implementation; school desegregationEducational Leadership and Policy Analysis
884-4907
DiemS@missouri.edu
Dietrich, Simoneexternal linkInternational and comparative political economy, with emphasis on institutions, policy, and political methodology; determinants of foreign aid allocation and effectiveness; the effect of donor politics on decision to deliver foreign aid in poor countries; efficacy of external democracy promotion on democratic consolidation in AfricaPublic Affairs
882-0263
DietrichsS@missouri.edu
Dingo, Rebeccaexternal linkThe recent global girls empowerment movement; affective dimensions of rhetorics of empowerment within neoliberal capital; transnational feminist theory; girl studies; disability studiesWomen's and Gender Studies
884-6254
DingoR@missouri.edu
Domingues, Danielexternal linkTransatlantic slave trade; African history; African slave tradeHistory
882-2481
DominguesD@missouri.edu
Dorner, Lisaexternal linkEducational policy and politics; language education and immigrant childhoods; qualitative research and mixed methodsEducational Leadership and Policy Analysis
882-7938
DornerL@missouri.edu
Dougherty, Debbieexternal linkPower in organizations, particularly as it pertains to gender, emotions, and social class; emotional intelligence; exploration of the production of social class; feminist standpoint theoryCommunication
882-0300
DoughertyD@missouri.edu
Douglas, Ty-Ronexternal linkBlack masculinity/Black family/African Diaspora studies; critical spirituality; community-based pedagogical spaces; race and gender in education; spirituality and educationEducational Leadership and Policy Analysis
884-7457
DouglasTyr@missouri.edu
Downs, Willardexternal linkAssistive technology for farmers and families with disabilitiesAgricultural Systems Management
882-0094
DownsH@missouri.edu
Draper, Jackexternal linkLatin American cultural studies; Brazilian literature, music, cinema and popular cultureRomance Languages and Literatures; Afro-Romance Institute; Film Studies
884-5974
DraperJ@missouri.edu
Duncan, Carrieexternal linkAncient Mediterranean religions; the use of commemorative language in women's inscriptions among ancient Jewish Diaspora communities that challenge received ideas of how leadership was gendered in early synagoguesReligious Studies
882-2979
DuncanCE@missouri.edu
Dyer, Justinexternal linkAmerican political development, political philosophy, constitutional law; interaction between the American political tradition and the perennial philosophy of natural law; American antislavery constitutionalism; political thought of Abraham Lincoln; abortion politics in historical context; MLK, Jr.'s appropriation and use of natural-law philosophy in the struggle for civil rightsPolitical Science
882-3777
DyerJB@missouri.edu
Elman, Julieexternal linkFeminist theory; queer theory; disability studies; science studies; media studies; 20th Century U.S. cultural historyWomen's and Gender Studies
882-5797
ElmanJ@missouri.edu
Engelstein, Stefaniexternal linkGerman and British literature and the life sciences in the Enlightenment and Romantic periods; representations of the body in disciplines such as literature, natural history, and aesthetics; investigation of emerging sciences that mapped human population diversity (such as racial theories and philology); emerging theories of human subjectivity, gender, volition, ethical behavior, and political organizationGerman and Russian Studies
882-9450
EngelsteinS@missouri.edu
Ervin, Keonaexternal linkAfrican American women’s history, U.S. urban and labor history, and the history of black social movementsHistory
882-9465
ErvinK@missouri.edu
Esbeck, Carl H.external linkReligious liberty, church-state relationsLaw
882-6543
EsbeckC@missouri.edu
Escudero, Carolinaexternal linkEuropean Union-Latin America issues; gender issues in South America; international agreements regarding women refugeesJournalism
884-6377
Escudero@missouri.edu
Farmer, Janet E.external linkWays to improve quality of life for children with special health care needs and their families, including those with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental concerns; interventions that promote healthy development and improve family outcomes, especially through advances in health service delivery and public policy; ways to enhance early identification of children with developmental concerns from low income and minority groupsHealth Psychology; Child Health
882-6081
FarmerJE@health.missouri.edu
Finfgeld-Connett, Deborahexternal linkPsychosocial issues relating to women's health (e.g., substance abuse, homelessness, intimate partner violence)Nursing
884-7255
FinfgeldD@missouri.edu
Fischer, Monikaexternal linkIndigenous oral cultures and digital storytellingGerman and Russian Studies
884-0620
FischerM@missouri.edu
Fitzgerald, Gailexternal linkElectronic performance support tools for students with disabilitiesInformation Science and Learning Technologies
882-0566
FitzgeraldG@missouri.edu
Flanagan, Bobexternal linkTheories of religion and religious studies, Modernity as religion, diversity within Christianity, relationships between Christianity and other religious traditions, and the continuing importance of the thought of Henry Nelson Wieman for inquiry and teaching in religious studies Religious Studies
882-0059
FlanaganJ@missouri.edu
Fleak, Kenexternal linkLatin American Literature; foreign language educationRomance Languages and Literatures
882-3271
FleakK@missouri.edu
Flores, Lisa Y.external linkMexican Americans' educational and career development; social cognitive career theory; Latino immigrant settlement and transition issuesEducational, School and Counseling Psychology
884-9724
FloresLY@missouri.edu
Foulkes, Matthew W.external linkMigration patterns and behaviors of the rural poor; ethnographic approaches to population geography; geography of food insecurity; affordable housing and manufactured housing communities; environmental knowledge transfer in the exurbsGeography
882-3542
FoulkesM@missouri.edu
Frank, Jerrittexternal linkU.S. environmental history, American west, indigenous peoples, comparative world historyHistory
882-2481
FrankJe@missouri.edu
Frisby, Cynthiaexternal linkHelping health organizations develop communication campaigns for underserved populations; effects of idealized images on perceptions of body esteem among African-American women; refinement and evaluation of advertising messages and determination of their effects on consumersStrategic Communication
882-6232
FrisbyC@missouri.edu
Furbee, Louannaexternal linkMesoamerican culture, specifically Mayan and Andean culture; religion and the Zapatista Revolt in Mexico; maintenance of endangered languages through electronic archiving and revitalization; construction of a "metamodel" of Evidentials in Tojolab'al (Mayan language)Anthropology; Linguistics

FurbeeL@missouri.edu
Galambos, Colleenexternal linkGerontechnology; care coordination; transdisciplinary practice; health care practice education; discharge planning; aging in place; long term careSocial Work
882-3701
GalabosC@missouri.edu
Gallimore, (Béa) Rangiraexternal linkGender in post-genocide Rwanda, Francophone Sub-Saharan African and North African literature, civilization, and linguistics; Twentieth-Century French Literature; Theoretical LinguisticsRomance Languages and Literatures
882-4372
GallimoreR@missouri.edu
Larry, Ganongexternal linkRemarriage and stepfamilies; family obligations; family structure stereotyping; families and health; adulthood and aging; intimate and romantic relationships; gender and sexuality; family structure and process; diversity and multiculturalism; race and ethnicity; rural and urban populations; socioeconomic class issues Human Development and Family Studies
882-6852
GanongL@missouri.edu
Garcia-Pinto, Magdalenaexternal linkLatin American fiction and poetry, feminist theory, Latin American culture, Hispanic linguisticsRomance Languages and Literature
882-0647
GarciaPintoM@missouri.edu
Garneau, Chelseaexternal linkDivorce, remarriage, and stepfamilies; stepfamily processes; family structure transitions; evaluation of interventions and treatment programs for stepfamilies; diversity and multiculturalism; socioeconomic class issues Human Development and Family Studies
882-4035
GarneauC@missouri.edu
Gibson, Mayaexternal linkInterconnections and inter-relationships among Afro-American music (especially jazz), popular music, and issues concerning race, gender, and sexuality; Black American gospel and bluesMusic
882-0648
GibsonMC@missouri.edu
Gilles, Jere L.external linkRural social organization; social change and development; the rural church in changing landscapesRural Sociology
882-3791
GillesJ@missouri.edu
Glick, Elisaexternal linkQueer studies, modernism and modernity, critical theory, fin-de-siècle literature and culture, visual arts, gender/feminist theoryWomen's and Gender Studies; English
882-9716
GlickE@missouri.edu
Gordon, Matthewexternal linkLinguistics and the structure; dialects; history of the English language; linguistic variation in MissouriEnglish
882-8590
GordonMJ@missouri.edu
Gregory, Rabiaexternal linkHistory of Christianity; the study of religion through book history, material culture, and theories of genderReligious Studies
882-5505
GregoryRa@missouri.edu
Grider, Chrisexternal linkRural/community health educationSchool of Nursing
882-0268
GriderC@missouri.edu
Grigsby, Maryexternal linkSocial inequality (class, gender, race, and ethnicity)Rural Sociology
882-3895
GrigsbyM@missouri.edu
Gubrium, Jaberexternal linkAging and the life course; health and illness; human service organizations; constructions of family; institutional identity; narrative analysisSociology
882-8331
GubriumJ@missouri.edu
Gupta, Binaexternal linkComparative philosophy, Asian philosophy, Indian philosophy, Buddhist philosophy, Advaita Vedaµnta, Indian EpistemologyPhilosophy
882-3065
GuptaB@missouri.edu
Gustafson, Emilyexternal linkContemporary democratic theory; American political thought; local and urban politics; social and political inequality in the United States; ethics in politics and policyPublic Affairs
882-5475
GustafsonE@missouri.edu
Hagglund, Kristoferexternal linkThe need for improved access to health care for persons with disabilities and consumer-directed careHealth Professions
884-7050
HagglundK@missouri.edu
Halstenson, Nancyexternal linkPsychotherapy; eating disorders; bariatric surgery; women's issues; domestic violence; depressionPsychiatry
882-2511
HalstensonN@health.missouri.edu
Harper, Casandraexternal linkDifferential effects of college on students; racial identification patterns of college students; parental involvement, campus climate, and financial aidEducational Leadership and Policy Analysis
882-2818
HarperCas@missouri.edu
Harrison, Sheri-Marieexternal linkCaribbean and postcolonial literature; popular culture; film; culture studiesEnglish
882-2728
HarrisonSL@missouri.edu
Hart, Jennifer L.external linkFaculty issues; campus climate and organizational transformation; feminism and gender within academeEducational Leadership and Policy Analysis
882-4225
HartJL@missouri.edu
Hearne, Joannaexternal linkNative American and Indigenous film and media; Westerns; documentary film history; early cinema; animation; race and ethnicity in film history and theory; film studies; Native American studies; folkloreEnglish
882-2293
HearneJ@missouri.edu
Heflin, Colleenexternal linkUnderstanding the survival strategies employed by low-income households to make ends meet, the implications of using these strategies for individual and household well-being, and how public policies influence well-being; understanding the causes and consequences of material hardship; how the population using food stamps and unemployment insurance have changed with the recent recession; how household wealth may be impacted when siblings experience economic shocks; the extent to which veteran status moderates the association between disability status and poverty/material hardshipPublic Affairs
884-4872
HeflinCM@missouri.edu
Heiss, Andreaexternal linkModern American art; cultural history; new journalism; contemporary literatureMagazine Journalism
882-1219
HeissA@missouri.edu
Heppner, Maryexternal linkWomen's career development; career transitions; multicultural/cross-cultural issues in counselingEducational, School and Counseling Psychology
882-8574
HeppnerM@missouri.edu
Heppner, Puncky P.external linkCoping/problem solving with stressful events and impact on psychological and physical health; multicultural and gender issues; university and unique coping issues across cultures, especially cross-national perspectivesEducational, School and Counseling Psychology
882-3523
HeppnerP@missouri.edu
Hermsen, Joan M.external linkQuantitative methods; gender inequality in the labor market; the incidence and prevalence of adult sexual assault in MissouriSociology; Women's and Gender Studies
884-1420
HermsenJ@missouri.edu
Hessler, Richardexternal linkCauses of structured inequalities (gender, race, ethnic, age); impacts that various inequalities have on individuals, institutions, and the fabric of community; "solutions" to inequities; social cohesion and its relationship to longevitySociology
882-3441
HesslerR@missouri.edu
Hillemann, Lindaexternal linkRural practice; human services and policy designSocial Work
573-870-0623
HillemannL@missouri.edu
Hinnant, Amandaexternal linkHealth journalism; disparities; information seeking; sociology of news; magazine trendsMagazine Journalism
882-7980
HinnantA@missouri.edu
Hitzhusen, Geraldexternal linkTherapeutic recreation (leisure, mental illness, aging, continuing education in therapeutic recreation)Parks, Recreation and Tourism
882-9512
HitzhusenG@missouri.edu
Hobbs, Joseph J.external linkNeolithic and Predynastic habitation of the eastern desert of Egypt; human uses of caves in Madagascar, Mexico, Malaysia and Indonesia; the global narcotics tradeGeography
882-0586
HobbsJ@missouri.edu
Hodge, Sandra S.external linkIncreasing civic engagement in communities; Use of public deliberative processes for community decision making; Development of programs and curriculum materials for training communities in deliberative methods and moderating skills for public forums; alternative dispute resolutionRural Sociology
882-4435
HodgeS@missouri.edu
Hofer, Nathanexternal linkIslam and Judaism; the social and religious history of Sufism (Islamic mysticism) in medieval Egypt; the social and religious history of the Jews of the medieval Islamic world, particularly those Jews who worked within and on the classical Islamic traditions of philosophy, theology, and Sufism.Religious Studies
882-5427
HoferN@missouri.edu
Hoffman Goedert, Martha external linkAccess to care for babies who were born without hearing, innovative programs of health around life-saving skills, access to care and services for those who are homeless, imprisoned and marginalized by societyNursing
402-990-5250
GoedertM@missouri.edu
Horvit, Beverlyexternal linkInternational news coverage; foreign policyJournalism Studies
882-0880
HorvitB@missouri.edu
Hudson, Berkleyexternal linkAmerican media history; visual studies; interviewing; media representations of racial conflict; narrative journalismMagazine Journalism
882-4201
HudsonB@missouri.edu
Hudson-Weems, Clenoraexternal linkAfricana StudiesEnglish
573-445-2541
HudsonWeemsC@missouri.edu
Hurt, Dougexternal linkGeographic patterns resulting from attachment to place and the homeland concept; geographies of public memory, heritage tourism, and popular culture; K-12 geography teacher training; sport and regional identityGeography
884-7851
HurtD@missouri.edu
Ibrahim, Abdullahiexternal linkHistory; Religious Studies
882-9492
IbrahimA@missouri.edu
Jean, Ispaexternal linkHuman Development and Family Studies
882-2796
IspaJ@missouri.edu
Johnson, Rebecca A.external linkHuman-companion animal interaction and well-being for humans and animals; relocation of older adultsNursing
884-4686
RAJohnson@missouri.edu
Johnson, Thomasexternal linkCauses and consequences of rural economic development; fiscal and economic impact analysis; local government finance; renewable energy; rural entrepreneurship; broadband; land use; rural transportationPublic Affairs; Agricultural and Applied Economics
882-2157
JohnsonTG@missouri.edu
Johnson, Victoriaexternal linkEmpirical analysis of power relations, culture, and political organizations and institutions; social movements; historical methods; political; cultural; theory; mediaSociology; Journalism
884-9765
JohnsonVi@missouri.edu
Johnstone, Brickexternal linkNeuropsychology of spiritual experiences; religion, spirituality, and health; employment outcomes of persons with TBIHealth Psychology
882-6290
JohnstoneG@heaalth.missouri.edu
Kabel, Allisonexternal linkMedical anthropology; aging; illness; disability; end-of-life issues; health sciencesHealth Sciences
882-5812
KabelA@health.missouri.edu
Karthas, Ilyanaexternal linkModern European intellectual and cultural history; visual culture; women’s and gender history (development of national identity, modern aesthetics, and ideologies of gender)History
882-9462
KarthasI@missouri.edu
Kaussen, Valerie M.external linkFrancophone Caribbean literature and culture, French and francophone cinema, cultural studies, and literary theoryRomance Languages and Literatures; Afro-Romance Institute; Film Studies
882-5045
KaussenV@missouri.edu
Keiser, Lael R.external linkSocial welfare policy and education; how demographic characteristics of bureaucrats affect administrative policy making; how bureaucracy has shaped the size of the welfare state through the Social Security Disability program between 1980 and 2005; how the sex of school administrators, teachers, and students affects the kinds and quality of school discipline public schools engage in and the legitimacy of disciplinary action taken in schoolsPolitical Science
882-8282
KeiserL@missouri.edu
Kelley, Dennisexternal linkReligious traditions of indigenous peoples especially Native North Americans; religion and culture; religion and ethnicity; myth, ritual, and symbol theory; religious identity; how social constructions such as ethnicity and gender relate to issues of belief and religious worldviewReligious Studies
882-8831
KelleyDF@missouri.edu
Khosla, Nidhiexternal linkAccess to health care for vulnerable populations; end-of-life care behaviors and preferences among minorities, especially South Asians living in the US; HIVHealth Professions
882-8347
KhoslaN@health.missouri.edu
Killoran, Sarahexternal linkFamily relationships, culture, and Latino adolescent and young adult adjustment; contributions of parents and siblings to adolescents' sexual health and positive development; parent-adolescent and sibling relationship dynamicsHuman Development and Family Studies
882-7528
KillorenS@missouri.edu
Kim, Dae-Youngexternal linkGender differences in advertising and consumer behaviorHospitality Management
884-7185
KimDae@missouri.edu
Kim, (Harrison) Cheehyungexternal linkEveryday life, industrial work, socialism, and cities in the context of East Asia (North Korea in particular)History
882-2068
KimCheehyung@missouri.edu
King, Wilmaexternal linkAfrican American history; the experiences of free African American women before the general emancipation in 1865; women and children during slavery; the high tide of abolitionismHistory; Black Studies
882-2481
KingW@missouri.edu
Knoop, Andrewexternal linkMath learning disabilities in college students; working memory and reaction time in cognition and achievement; use of assistive technology with students with disabilitiesEducational, School and Counseling Psychology
884-3025
KnoopA@missouri.edu
Konkle, Maureenexternal linkNative Studies and 19th-century American literature (19th-century Native writing and Native intellectual history since the European colonization of North America)English
882-6421
KonkleM@missouri.edu
Krieckhaus, Jonathanexternal linkPolitics of developing countries (the effect of colonialism and democracy on economic prosperity)Political Science
882-9473
KrieckhausJ@missouri.edu
Kutty, Ashaexternal linkUrban spaces; American cultural landscapes; race and class in the urban environment; campus environments; architectural history; architectural designArchitectural Studies
882-7542
KuttyA@missouri.edu
Lane, Kariexternal linkAdult acute care nursing; gerontological nursing; hearing health care; improved communication; supporting ADA rights; health policy changes for hearing impairedSinclair School of Nursing
882-0285
LaneKa@missouri.edu
Landor, Antoinetteexternal linkSexual behavior and romantic relationships in adolescence and young adulthood; skin tone and colorism; family and sociocultural influences on sexual behavior and romantic relationships; African American youth and families; race-related experiences (e.g., racial socialization and discrimination); adolescence and young adulthood; intimate and romantic relationships; diversity and multiculturalism; socioeconomic class issues Human Development and Family Studies
882-4888
LandorA@missouri.edu
Langdon, Susanexternal linkGeometric art and the material culture of early Greece; historiographic, iconographic and contextual approaches to exploring gender and societyArt History and Archaeology
882-9495
LangdonS@missouri.edu
Langley, Aprilexternal link18th- and 19th-century Africana and American literature and theory; African diaspora literature; Black feminist/womanist theory and criticismEnglish
884-9774
LangleyA@missouri.edu
Larsen, Soren C.external linkPolitics of place in rural areas of North America, especially how residents politicize their emotional attachments to home and region; cultural geography; indigenous, rural and resource-dependent communitiesGeography
882-9613
LarsenS@missouri.edu
Lawless, Elaineexternal linkFolklore studies; women's and gender studies; religious studies; women's literature and verbal art and women's narrative; human rights; social justice; violence against womenEnglish
882-6885
LawlessE@missouri.edu
Lazzaro-Weis, Carolexternal link17th- and 18th-century French novel; French women writers of the seventeenth and eighteenth century; race and the Enlightenment; 19th- and 20th-century Italian literature; Francophone literature of North America; contemporary Italian women writers, genre, and feminist literary theoryRomance Languages and Literatures; Afro-Romance Institute
882-2774
WeisC@missouri.edu
Lee, (Jerry) KangJaeexternal linkLeisure, sport and tourism behaviors of racial/ethnic minorities; Racism and discrimination during leisure and tourism activitiesParks, Recreation and Tourism
882-9516
LeeKJ@missouri.edu
Lee, Ilhyungexternal linkInternational dispute resolution; law and society in East Asia (Korea focus); intellectual propertyLaw
882-2426
LeeIH@missouri.edu
Lepper, Leigh Tnkkuexternal linkFetal alcohol spectrum disorders; screening brief intervention referral and treatment; preconception health; mental health of women; social and cultural context of healthSocial Work
884-5459
TenkkuL@missouri.edu
Lester, Ashlieexternal linkReligious transmission in the family; religious similarity and intimate relationshipsHuman Development and Family Studies
882-1301
LesterA@missouri.edu
Levin, Jamesexternal linkDispute resolution; mediationLaw
882-1630
LesterA@missouri.edu
Lewis, Trudyexternal linkWomen's literature; creative writing-fictionEnglish; Women's and Gender Studies
882-1120
LewisTR@missouri.edu
Lewis, Timothy J.external linkBehavior disorders; developmental disabilities; positive behavior supportsSpecial Education
882-0561
LewisTJ@missouri.edu
Lindbloom, Erik J.external linkElder mistreatment; residency education; unanswered primary care questionsFamily and Community Medicine
884-7060
LindbloomE@health.missouri.edu
Lockwood Harris, Kateexternal linkUse of critical, feminist, and intersectional perspectives to answer the question, "How is violence communicated?"; organizational responses to sexual assaultCommunication
884-4128
HarrisKate@missouri.edu
Lopez, Mar Soriaexternal link19th and 20th century Peninsular Spanish literature and cultural analysis with a focus on the theoretical intersections of nationalism, space, class, and genderRomance Languages and Literatures; Women's and Gender Studies
884-7033
SoriaM@missouri.edu
Mabary, Judithexternal linkCzech music of the 19th- and 20th- centuries; melodrama as a genre; Native American music and culture as it impacts the Western musical traditionMusic
882-2338
MabaryJ@missouri.edu
Malfatti-Rachell, Gabrielleexternal linkComparative education, history of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUS), international educationEducational Leadership and Policy Analysis
882-0732
MalfattiRachellG@missouri.edu
Manfra, Louisexternal linkComparative education, history of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUS), international educationHuman Development and Family Studies
882-8455
ManfraL@missouri.edu
Manzella, Abigailexternal link20th- and 21st-century American literature and culture; race and ethnic studies; gender studies; U.S. film and media studiesEnglish
882-6066
ManzellaA@missouri.edu
Marcos-Llinas, Mónicaexternal linkSecond/foreign language acquisition; affective learning/teaching; applied linguistics; service learning and immigration; Catalan language and cultureRomance Languages and Literatures
882-1508
MarcosLlinasM@missouri.edu
Marlo, Michaelexternal linkPhonology; tone; morphology; African linguistics; Bantu languages (tonal systems); the description of understudied languagesEnglish; Linguistics
882-2556
MarloM@missouri.edu
Marra, Rose M.external linkGender equity in engineering and science educationInformation Science and Learning Technologies
882-2877
Marra@missouri.edu
Martinez, Rebeccaexternal linkMedical anthropology (health access/inequalities, socio-cultural constructs of health/illness/disease particularly as they relate to women); transnational Latina American-U.S. migration (gendered immigration and theories of citizenship); U.S. Chicana/Latina feminist studies (identity, sexuality, and representation); cultural/bodily/sexual politics and modernityWomen's and Gender Studies
882-0680
MartinezR@missouri.edu
Mason, Debra L.external linkHow religion is portrayed in the news media; religion in the news; cross-cultural communication; media history; the use of social media and religionJournalism Studies
882-9257
MasonDL@missouri.edu
McCathren, Rebeccaexternal linkNaturalistic language intervention with young children with autism; using social stories to support positive interaction between preschoolers who are typically developing and their classmates with disabilities; identifying infants who will later be diagnosed with autismSpecial Education
882-5764
McCathrenR@missouri.edu
McCune, Lornaidaexternal linkEconomic development with an emphasis in Latin America (in particular the Andean region of South America); the effects of socio-historic factors on economic development and growthRomance Languages and Literatures
882-5376
McCuneL@missouri.edu
Meisenbach, Rebeccaexternal linkIssues of marginalized identity and ethics in relation to nonprofit and gendered organizing; exploration of the processes by which moments of stigmatized identities are constructed and managed in organizational lifeCommunication
882-0747
MeisenbachR@missouri.edu
Melnyk, Julieexternal link19th-century women's religious writingEnglish
445-2958
MelnykJ@missouri.edu
Mendoza, Pilarexternal linkAcademic capitalism, industry-academia collaborations, college affordability; development of higher education in Latin American and the Caribbean; international and comparative higher education (student retention in community college in Colombia, distance education in Brazil, university technology transfer centers in Turkey, and the role of universities in social innovation and development in Cuba and Brazil)Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
882-8054
MendozaMP@missouri.edu
Menifield, Charlesexternal linkBudgeting and financial management; public health and welfare; minority politics; public management information systems; education finance; public administration educationPublic Affairs
884-2880
MenifieldC@missouri.edu
Meuser, Thomasexternal linkDriver fitness and mobility transitions in aging; individual differences in readiness to cope with significant life changes; reminiscence and life review in advancing age; generativity and legacy beliefs; end of life preparation; loss and grief in aging; neuropsychology of aging; translation of research findings and professional educationHuman Development and Family Studies
314-516-5421
MeuserT@umsl.edu
Miller, Kerby A.external linkModern Irish history; the Irish diaspora and the Irish in America; and U.S. urban and immigration historyHistory
882-3878
MillerK@missouri.edu
Minta, Michael D.external linkPolitical representation of African American, Latino, and women's interests in the United StatesPolitical Science
882-7873
MintaM@missouri.edu
Mislán, Cristinaexternal linkUsing critical/cultural and transnational theories to study the role race, class, and gender play in shaping alternative news media; relationship between globalization, transnationalism, and media activism to study how activists use media for advocating social and political causes; pedagogy and technology (with a focus on the role of technology in facilitating civic engagement and critical thinking in classroom learning environments)Journalism
884-1633
MislanC@missouri.edu
Mitchell, Davidexternal linkThe criminal justice system, specifically the collateral consequences of a criminal conviction; felon disenfranchisement; law and communities of color; ex-offender reentry and reintegration; juveniles and the law; law and societyLaw; Black Studies
882-8113
MitchellSD@missouri.edu
Moeller, Kimberlyexternal linkInformation literacy; women's and gender studiesMU Libraries
884-8603
MoellerKN@missouri.edu
Moore, Meganexternal linkMediterranean Studies, with special emphasis on gender in Old French and medieval Greek culture; the medieval erotics of grief, and looks in particular at how gender and grief serve masculinity in Mediterranean cultureRomance Languages and Literatures
882-3633
MooreMegan@missouri.edu
Mori, Antoleexternal linkHellenistic literature, culture, and society (ancient attitudes to gender and ethnicity)Classical Studies
882-2038
MoriA@missouri.edu
Morris, Michelleexternal linkEarly U.S. women's historyHistory
882-4380
MorrisMary@missouri.edu
Mueser, Peterexternal linkPoverty and social policyEconomics
882-6427
MueserP@missouri.edu
Mullen, Edwardexternal link19th- and 20th-century Latin American literature with special interest in theories of race, ethnicity, and canon formation; Afro-Hispanic literatureRomance Languages and Literatures, Afro-Romance Institute
882-5041
MullenE@missouir.edu
Neitz, Mary Joexternal linkGender and religion; sociology of culture; qualitative methodologies and feminist theoriesWomen's and Gender Studies
882-4572
NeitzM@missouri.edu
Nickell, Glendaexternal linkReligious impact on health; school mental health; adventure-based counseling; child and adult community mental healthNursing
884-9536
NickellG@missouri.edu
O'Connor, Karenexternal linkIdentification and implementation of evidence-based practices for children with autism; individual characteristics of children with autism and intervention treatment response; efficacy of teacher training and professional developmentSpecial Education
884-1775
OconnorKV@missouri.edu
Okker, Patriciaexternal link19th-century American literature and women's literature; liberal arts education and career preparationEnglish
882-6597
OkkerP@missouri.edu
Okonkwo, Christopher N.external linkAfrican American and African literature (20th- and 21st-century African American literature and culture; African literature in English; post-colonial theory)English
882-8237
OkonkwoC@missouri.edu
Oliveri, Rigel C.external linkHousing discrimination; residential segregation; sexual harassmentLaw
882-5068
OliveriR@missouri.edu
Otabela Mewolo, Joseph Désiréexternal linkComparative literature; Literary theory; Latin American novel; Spanish African literatureRomance Languages and Literatures, Afro-Romance Institute
882-5571
OtabelaMewoloJ@missouri.edu
Overby, Marvinexternal linkMinority politics: black committee chairs in state legislatures, racially disparate attitudes toward the judicial system, effects of black elite electoral success on black public attitudes, public attitudes toward homosexuals, public estimations of homosexual population size; U.S. Congress; state legislative organization; campaign advertising; Canadian politicsPolitical Science
882-2130
Overby@missouri.edu
Palermo, Franciscoexternal linkLanguage-minority children's school readiness and early school success; English vocabulary and literacy development; contributions of parent, teacher, and peer experiencesHuman Development and Family Studies
884-0932
PalermoF@missouri.edu
Palmer, Craigexternal linkThe ability of traditional morally elevating stories to inspire evolutionary advantageous altruism among many generations of co-descendants; the specific ability of stories about individuals who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust to inspire altruism in people from different religious and national backgroundsAnthropology
882-0910
PalmerCT@missouri.edu
Palmer, Mark H.external linkIndigenous geographies, critical-GIS, natural resources, North America, qualitative methods, place-based approach to earth systems scienceGeography
882-7940
PalmerMH@missouri.edu
Pearce, Tola Oluexternal linkMedical sociology; race/ethnicity/minority relations; development; children's perspectives of family like and their place within families (comparison of the "life worlds" of black and white children in the USA and South Africa); study of women in the informal sector in NigeriaSociology; Women's and Gender Studies
882-7265
PearceI@missouri.edu
Pennell, Hillaryexternal linkPopular culture texts, audiences, and media communication in relation to identity categories of gender, race, and classCommunication
882-3610
PennellH@missouri.edu
Pérez-Anzaldo, Guadalupeexternal link20th Century Mexican literature; Latin American contemporary narrative; Latin American poetry; Chicano and U.S. Latino narrative; film studies; women and queer studiesRomance Languages and Literatures
882-3386
PreaGu@missouri.edu
Perry, Earnestexternal linkAfrican-American press history and media managementJournalism Studies
882-4214
PerryEl@missouri.edu
Peters, Philip G., Jr.external linkHealth law; education reform; the racial achievement gapLaw
882-8274
PetersP@missouri.edu
Phillips, Lorraineexternal linkPhysical activity to optimize functioning and slow disability for older adults in senior housing; long-term care environments that facilitate active aging; detection and effects of depression in long-term care residentsNursing
882-0218
PhillipsLo@missouri.edu
Pinnow, Rachelexternal linkTeaching additional languagesLearning, Teaching and Curriculum
882-8465
PinnowR@missouri.edu
Prager, Bradexternal linkFilm history and contemporary German cinema; Holocaust studies; art and literature of German RomanticismGerman and Russian Studies; Film Studies; Art History and Archeology
882-9453
PragerB@missouri.edu
Prahlad, Anandexternal linkContemporary poetry; folkloristics; culture studies of the African Diaspora (poetries of the body, the convergence of popular and classical forms, the proverb and speech performances, and theories of race and gender)English
882-0664
Prahlad@missouri.edu
Prasad, Srirupaexternal linkWomen's and gender studies; historical sociology; sociology of medicine; globalization; social theory; South Asian studies; relationship between health, culture, colonialism, modernity, and gender and its socio-historical continuities and shifts in the context of IndiaWomen's and Gender Studies; Sociology
882-8215
PrasadS@missouri.edu
Proulx, Christineexternal linkAssociations between adults' close relationships and their personal well-being; close relationships in mid- and later-life; analysis of dyads over time; contextual influences on adults' close relationships; age/elderly; diversity and multiculturalism; socioeconomic class issues Human Development and Family Studies
882-3029
ProulxC@missouri.edu
Raedeke, (Nikki) Maureenexternal linkNutritional needs and food security among low-income adultsNutrition and Exercise Physiology
884-1500
RaedekeM@missouri.edu
Raitt, Jillexternal linkHistory of Christianity, especially spirituality and the theology of the EucharistReligious Studies
673-4866
RaittJ@missouir.edu
Rantz, Marilynexternal linkQuality of care in long-term care; quality measurement; aging in place; nurse care coordination; technology to enhance aging in placeNursing
882-0258
RantzM@missouri.edu
Reeder, Lindaexternal linkModern European women's history; gender, sexuality, transnational migration, national belonging, and female insanityHistory
882-5856
ReederLS@missouri.edu
Reuben, Richardexternal linkThe relationship between dispute resolution and law; democratic governanceLaw
884-5204
ReubenR@missouri.edu
Reyna, Ivánexternal linkColonial Spanish American literature, Andean literature, historiography and cultureRomance Languages and Literatures
882-4565
ReynaI@missouri.edu
Rikoon, J. Sanford (Sandy)external linkEnvironmental sociology; political ecology; food security; ethnicityRural Sociology
882-0861
RikoonJ@missouri.edu
Rodriquez, Jasonexternal linkMedical sociology; care work; work and occupations; the self and identity; culture; race; ethnography; how care work and care for people of advanced age are shaped by broad policy contextsSociology
882-4929
RodriquezJ@missouri.edu
Rose, Amandaexternal linkDevelopment of and gender differences in friendships and other peer relationships during childhood and adolescence; impact of peer relationship processes on psychological adjustment in childhood and adolescencePsychological Sciences
884-4669
RoseA@missouri.edu
Rose, Chadexternal linkBullying and victimization among students with disabilities; bully prevention efforts within a multi-component framework; intersection of social/emotional learning and bully prevention for students with disabilitiesSpecial Education
882-3269
RoseCh@missouri.edu
Roth, LuAnneexternal linkFolkloristics (material culture, foodways, popular culture, legend/rumor); film and media studies; gender, postcolonial, and critical race theoryFolkloristics (material culture, foodways, popular culture, legend/rumor); film and media studies; gender, postcolonial, and critical race theory
884-9456
RothL@missouri.edu
Rudy, Duaneexternal linkAssociations between adults' close relationships and their personal well-being; close relationships in mid- and later-life; analysis of dyads over time; contextual influences on adults' close relationships; age/elderly; diversity and multiculturalism; socioeconomic class issues Associations between adults' close relationships and their personal well-being; close relationships in mid- and later-life; analysis of dyads over time; contextual influences on adults' close relationships; age/elderly; diversity and multiculturalism; socioeconomic class issues
884-1701
RudyD@missouri.edu
Ruppar, Toddexternal linkChronic illness self-management in older adults; health behavior change interventions; adherence to medication regimensNursing
884-5153
RupparT@missouri.edu
Rymph, Catherineexternal link20th-century U.S. history, U.S. women's political history; history of the U.S. foster care systemHistory
882-4320
RymphC@missouri.edu
Sable, Marjorie R.external linkMaternal and child health; adolescent pregnancy; psychosocial barriers to prenatal care and family planning; domestic violence; perinatal substance abuseSocial Work
882-0914
SableM@missouri.edu
Sampson, Charlesexternal linkHuman resource management; local government management; urban managementPublic Affairs
882-4317
SampsonC@missouri.edu
Sanchez, Lennyexternal linkLiteracy and critical inquiry (pedagogies) in the classroom; practitioner inquiry; partnerships in urban schoolingLearning, Teaching and Curriculum
882-7531
SanchezO@missouri.edu
Schatz, Enidexternal linkSocial demography with a focus on gender, aging and AIDS in southern AfricaWomen's and Gender Studies; Health Sciences
882-7196
SchatzEJ@missouri.edu
Schramm, Daveexternal linkRelationship and marriage education; parenting, stepfamily, and divorce education; divorce, economic consequences and the decision-making process; religion; rural and urban populations; socioeconomic class issues Human Development and Family Studies
884-1995
SchrammDg@missouri.edu
Schwain, Kristinexternal linkHistorical origins and early history of the assumption that art and religion serve analogous functions in America culture; African American art and religion (the role of antebellum African American culture on the production of Harlem Renaissance art);Art History and Archaeology
882-6711
SchwainK@missouri.edu
Schwarz, Benyaminexternal linkEnvironment and aging; dementia special care units; nursing homes; assisted-living; design process and design theory; international residential environmentsArchitectural Studies
882-4904
SchwarzB@missouri.edu
Schwindt-Bayer, Leslieexternal linkComparative political institutions; legislatures and representation; gender and politics; Latin AmericaPolitical Science
882-2082
Schwindt@missouri.edu
Scott, Rebecca R.external linkGender, race, and class formations; cultural studies; environmental inequality; nature and society; feminist ethnography; fossil fuels and material cultureSociology
884-7644
ScottRR@missouri.edu
Sebastian, Jamesexternal linkSchool leadership; urban school reform; organizational theory and behavior; organizational learningEducational Leadership and Policy Analysis
884-6346
SebastianJI@missouri.edu
Cho, Seongheeexternal linkFood safety training for Hispanic employees; cultural differences in employee attitudes and behaviorsHospitality Management
882-0563
ChoSeo@missouri.edu
Shenk, Mary K.external linkFertility, development, and social change in rural Bangladesh; intergenerational transmission of wealth and inequality; marriage and parental investment in urban south IndiaAnthropology
882-0562
ShenkM@missouri.edu
Shonekan, Stephanieexternal linkEthnomusicology; black women and life writing; evolving parallels in the literature and music of Africa and the Africa DiasporaMusic; Black Studies
882-4019
ShonekanS@missouri.edu
Shoyinka, Sosunmoluexternal linkDeveloping systems of care for underserved populations, including immigrants, rural populations, inner city, homeless, and chemically dependent populations' global mental healthPsychiatry
884-1064
ShoyinkaS@health.missouri.edu
Siegel, Marcelleexternal linkScience learning and decision making; teachers' assessment practices; equitable assessment for English language learnersBiochemistry; Learning, Teaching and Curriculum
882-8695
SiegelM@missouri.edu
Simmons, Juanita M.external linkCurriculum design; urban leadershipEducational Leadership and Policy Analysis
882-4218
SimmonsJM@missouri.edu
Smale, Robertexternal linkLatin American history; political, economic, and cultural struggles of South America's popular classes: rural peasantry and urban working class; militancy during the earliest years of industrialization in BoliviaHistory
882-2481
SmaleR@missouri.edu
Smith, Diane L.external linkHealth literacy; disability advocacyOccupational Therapy
882-8403
SmithDiane@missouri.edu
Snively, Carolexternal linkYouth development and community betterment; strengths-based community organization; effective helping strategies for sexual minority youthSocial Work
882-0675
SnivelyC@missouri.edu
Stallman, Judithexternal linkRural economic development; fiscal and economic impact analysis; the impact of retirees on the economy of rural areas; economic and fiscal impact analysis for small areas; educational incentives for youth; rural labor and family incomes; part-time farmingPublic Affairs; Agricultural and Applied Economics
882-6455
StallmannJ@missouri.edu
Stegmaier, Maryexternal linkComparative electoral behavior; gender representation; election forecasting; Czech politicsPublic Affairs
884-3632
StegmaierM@missouri.edu
Stevermer, Jamesexternal linkInformatics; medical education; medical ethics; rural health careFamily and Community Medicine
884-2912
StevermerJ@missouri.edu
Stichter, Janineexternal linkStudy of social skills assessment and intervention for children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD); correlation of specific environmental variables with increases in communication and pro-social behavior in children and youth with Emotional Behavioral Disorders (EBD) and ASD; antecedent Interventions for children with social and behavioral challengesSpecial Education
884-9157
StichterJ@missouri.edu
Stormont, Melissaexternal linkInvestigating characteristics associated with risk and success in school; exploring teachers' knowledge and use of specific instructional practices for children at risk; supporting children with ADHD in schoolSpecial Education
882-7383
StormontM@missouri.edu
Stucky, Reneeexternal linkAdjustment to disability; chronic painHealth Psychology
882-8876
StuckyR@health.missouri.edu
Teti, Michelleexternal linkHIV/AIDS prevention; sexual health; women's health; photovoice; health and human rights; community-based participatory research; visual research methodologiesHealth Sciences
882-5093
TetiM@health.missouri.edu
Thomas, Ryanexternal linkUse of cultural and ethical theories to examine journalistic roles and responsibilities and how they are shaped through public discourse; how external forces (such as economics, regulation, and technology) impact journalism as an institution; how disempowered groups like immigrants and labor unions are represented in journalismJournalism Studies
882-1455
ThomasRJ@missouri.edu
Thompson, Aaronexternal linkSchool and community service agency collaborations; school-based interventions for children with social, emotional, and behavioral health concerns; building self-determination for students with educational disabilities; site-based information systems to inform tiered response modelsSocial Work
882-0124
ThomsonaA@missouri.edu
Thornburg, Kathyexternal linkParent-teacher interrelationships associated with early childhood programs; child care in rural communities; human services public policyHuman Development and Family Studies
882-9998
ThornburgK@missouri.edu
Thornton, Jessicaexternal linkNon-profit and community development via the arts; layered issues of race, privilege and hybridityArt
882-3638
ThorntonJm@missouri.edu
Trindade, Vitorexternal linkInternational and development economicsEconomics
882-9925
TrindadeV@missouri.edu
Trout, Dennisexternal linkLatin epigraphic poetry of the fourth and fifth centuries and the intersections of that poetry with issues of topography, hagiography, literacy and genderClassical Studies; Religious Studies

TroutD@missouri.edu
Tyrer, Harryexternal linkBiomedical instrumentation; computer architecture and simulation; eldercare technologyElectrical and Computer Engineering
882-6489
TyrerH@missouri.edu
VanPool, Christineexternal linkEvolutionary and praxis theory; social, political, and cosmological themes in Casas Grandes (New Mexico) pottery; iconographic systems and shamanic and gender practices throughout northern Mexico and the American southwestArcheology
884-2687
VanPoolC@missouri.edu
Villamil, Astridexternal linkIntercultural and organizational communicationIntercultural and organizational communication
882-3609
VillamilA@missouri.edu
Volz, Yongexternal linkTransculturation; the history and development of journalism (both as a discursive practice and a social institution) in the U.S. and China; how journalism took shape in China with Western influences in the late 19th and earlier 20th centuriesJournalism Studies
882-2159
VolzY@missouri.edu
Wakefield, Bonnieexternal linkImplementation and evaluation of home, mobile, and web-based communication technologies to improve care for chronically ill eldersNursing
882-3045
WakefieldB@missouri.edu
Walker, Robertexternal linkCultural phylogenetics; Amazonian cultural variation; hunter-gatherer cultural variation; life-history variation and population dynamicsAnthropology
884-0600
WalkerRo@missouri.edu
Whites, LeeAnnexternal linkCivil War and reconstruction, women, 19th-century South; the role of sexuality and sex radicals in the Civil War and its aftermath; the experience of women in the Civil War through the lens of their correspondence with their menHistory
882-9469
WhitesL@missouri.edu
Whitney, Stephenexternal linkSupports for at-risk students; resiliency; international connections in educationEducational, School and Counseling Psychology
882-2862
WhitneySt@missouri.edu
Wigger, John H.external linkU.S. social and cultural to 1865 history; American religious and cultural historyHistory
882-6019
WiggerJ@missouri.edu
Wilhelm Stanis, Sonjaexternal linkIssues in outdoor recreation relating to diversity and youthParks, Recreation and Tourism
882-9524
SonjaWS@missouri.edu
Wood, Leaexternal linkSimulation; intimate partner violence; interactive education; interprofessional collaborationNursing
882-0242
WoodLea@missouri.edu
Yoon, Dong Pilexternal linkReligiousness/spirituality; human diversity; gerontology; rural social work; welfare reformSocial Work
882-0916
YoonD@missouri.edu
Yu, ManSooexternal linkReligiousness/spirituality; human diversity; gerontology; rural social work; welfare reformSocial Work
882-4363
YuMa@missouri.edu
Zapata, Angieexternal linkLanguage and literacy learning among bilingual and multilingual students; multimodal and multilingual composition; children's literature in the classroomLearning, Teaching and Curriculum
884-8339
ZapataM@missouri.edu
Zeiders, Katharineexternal linkSociocultural stressors among Latino families and youth; physiology and health behaviors underlying environmental stressors; cultural values and beliefsHuman Development and Family Studies
882-4035
ZeidersK@missouri.edu
Zemke, Johnexternal linkMedieval Spanish literature with a particular interest in Hispanic oral traditionsRomance Languages and Literatures; Linguistics
882-6977
ZemkeJ@missouri.edu
Zephir, Floréexternal linkSociolinguistics; foreign language education; ethnic and immigrant studies; Creole studies; ethnic identification among second-generation Haitian immigrants in New York CityRomance Languages and Literatures; Afro-Romance Institute; Linguistics
882-5048
ZephirF@missouri.edu

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