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Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Expert in risk, reliability and resilience of critical infrastructure against climate change and natural disasters, particularly flooding.
Climate Change Flood Mitigation Natural Disasters Resilience modeling Interdependent Systems Data Analytics Critical Infrastructure Modeling Risk Analysis Risk-informed decision analysis Statistical Modeling climate and climate change Disaster Recovery Flooding
|Hiba Baroud||Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering||Expert in risk, reliability and resilience of critical infrastructure against climate change and natural disasters, particularly flooding.||, Climate Change, Flood Mitigation, Natural Disasters, Resilience modeling, Interdependent Systems Data Analytics, Critical Infrastructure Modeling, Risk Analysis, Risk-informed decision analysis, Statistical Modeling, climate and climate change, Disaster Recovery, Flooding|
Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin
Mike Curb Professor of Health Policy
Expert in health policy, particularly insurance and health care financing issues.
State and Local Health Policy Payment Reform Medicare Health Economics Health Care Spending Medicaid Insurance
|Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin||Mike Curb Professor of Health Policy||Expert in health policy, particularly insurance and health care financing issues.||, State and Local Health Policy, Payment Reform, Medicare, Health Economics, Health Care Spending, Medicaid, Insurance|
Associate Professor of Communication Studies
Medical humanities expert who specializes in health, citizenship, LGBT/queer studies, cultural studies and rhetorical theory and criticism.
Queer Healthcare Queer vernacular LGBTQ Health HIV Prevention HIV & AIDS PrEP Diabetes Rhetoric and HIV Rhetoric and Disease Rhetoric of Diabetes Management Rhetoric Medical Humanities
|Jeffrey Bennett||Associate Professor of Communication Studies||Medical humanities expert who specializes in health, citizenship, LGBT/queer studies, cultural studies and rhetorical theory and criticism.||, Queer Healthcare, Queer vernacular, LGBTQ Health, HIV Prevention, HIV & AIDS, PrEP, Diabetes, Rhetoric and HIV, Rhetoric and Disease, Rhetoric of Diabetes Management, Rhetoric, Medical Humanities|
Associate Professor of Political Science
Expert in Chinese and East Asian politics and international relations, as well as economic and military alliances.
Religious Bias among U.S. Voters East Asian Relations International Relations Chinese Politics Military Alliances
|Brett Benson||Associate Professor of Political Science||Expert in Chinese and East Asian politics and international relations, as well as economic and military alliances.||, Religious Bias among U.S. Voters, East Asian Relations, International Relations, Chinese Politics, Military Alliances|
Assistant Professor of the Practice in Anthropology
Expert on the U.S.-based religious right and the white nationalist movement, particularly online communities.
Conservative Christianity Religion White Nationalism Reproductive Politics Race and Racism Evangelicalism Hate Crimes Feminism & Gender Studies Racism
|Sophie Bjork-James||Assistant Professor of the Practice in Anthropology||Expert on the U.S.-based religious right and the white nationalist movement, particularly online communities.||, Conservative Christianity, Religion, White Nationalism, Reproductive Politics, Race and Racism, Evangelicalism, Hate Crimes, Feminism & Gender Studies, Racism|
University Professor of Constitutional Law and Health Law and Policy
National expert in healthcare law and policy, Constitutional law and voting rights
Constitutional Law Health Law Public Policy
|James Blumstein||University Professor of Constitutional Law and Health Law and Policy||National expert in healthcare law and policy, Constitutional law and voting rights||, Constitutional Law, Health Law, Public Policy|
Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship and Faculty Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship
Expert in the business of healthcare and entrepreneurial development.
Business Economics Startup Incubators Healthcare business strategy Entrepreneurship Venture Capital
|Michael Burcham||Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship and Faculty Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship||Expert in the business of healthcare and entrepreneurial development.||, Business Economics, Startup Incubators, Healthcare business strategy, Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital|
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Expert in the neuroscience of mental illness and addiction, including gender differences.
maladaptive processes neural signals Pharmacology associative learning Addictive Behavior Brain Neuroscience Addiction Opiods Medicine and Drugs Brain Behavior Addiction and Recovery Dopamine self-administered drugs adaptive processes
|Erin Calipari||Assistant Professor of Pharmacology||Expert in the neuroscience of mental illness and addiction, including gender differences.||, maladaptive processes, neural signals, Pharmacology, associative learning, Addictive Behavior, Brain, Neuroscience, Addiction, Opiods, Medicine and Drugs, Brain Behavior, Addiction and Recovery, Dopamine, self-administered drugs, adaptive processes|
Research Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Expert on climate change and interactions of nature and infrastructure.
Global Warming Land use GIS Precipitation Stem Flooding flood management STEM education in high schools Infrastructure management Hydrologic and hydrodynamic modeling Climate change and the impact on flooding GIS for demographic studies Risk Management Climate change adaptation Human Behavior floods coastal flooding Environment Infrastructure STEM curriculum Climate Change
|Janey Camp||Research Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering||Expert on climate change and interactions of nature and infrastructure.||, Global Warming, Land use, GIS, Precipitation, Stem, Flooding , flood management, STEM education in high schools, Infrastructure management, Hydrologic and hydrodynamic modeling, Climate change and the impact on flooding, GIS for demographic studies, Risk Management, Climate change adaptation, Human Behavior, floods, coastal flooding, Environment, Infrastructure, STEM curriculum, Climate Change|
Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences
Expert on sensory systems' impact on animal behavior, particularly naked mole rats, star-nosed moles, cockroaches and eels.
spatial maps rodents Biological Sciences neural processing mammals Nature star-nose mole naked mole rats Animal Behavior Eels Cockroaches Moles Animal sensory systems star-nosed mole electric eels Evolution visual cortex evolution of mammals Foraging sensory cortex
|Ken Catania||Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences||Expert on sensory systems' impact on animal behavior, particularly naked mole rats, star-nosed moles, cockroaches and eels.||, spatial maps, rodents, Biological Sciences, neural processing, mammals, Nature, star-nose mole, naked mole rats, Animal Behavior, Eels, Cockroaches, Moles, Animal sensory systems, star-nosed mole, electric eels, Evolution, visual cortex, evolution of mammals, Foraging, sensory cortex|
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Expert in gender and politics, with a focus on the impact of women legislators and candidates and public perception of women leaders.
Political Institutions gender quotas Gender Political Methodology Gender and Politics Comparative Politics Public Policy female leaders Women in Politics
|Amanda Clayton||Assistant Professor of Political Science||Expert in gender and politics, with a focus on the impact of women legislators and candidates and public perception of women leaders.||, Political Institutions, gender quotas, Gender, Political Methodology, Gender and Politics, Comparative Politics, Public Policy, female leaders, Women in Politics|
Craig-Weaver Professor of Pediatrics; Professor of Law; Professor of Health Policy
World-renowned medical ethicist working at the intersection of law, medicine and public health, with a focus on genetics.
Gender and the Law Legal and Ethical Issues in Children's and Women's Health Research Ethics Genetics and Health Policy Medical Ethics General Pediatrics Gene Editing Genetic Privacy Biomedical Ethics and Law Legal and Ethical Issues Raised by Genetics Genetics Public Health Law Family Law
|Ellen Clayton||Craig-Weaver Professor of Pediatrics; Professor of Law; Professor of Health Policy||World-renowned medical ethicist working at the intersection of law, medicine and public health, with a focus on genetics.||, Gender and the Law, Legal and Ethical Issues in Children's and Women's Health, Research Ethics, Genetics and Health Policy, Medical Ethics, General Pediatrics, Gene Editing, Genetic Privacy, Biomedical Ethics and Law, Legal and Ethical Issues Raised by Genetics, Genetics, Public Health Law, Family Law|
Abby and Jon Winkelried Professor of Political Science
Polling expert who uses statistical methods to explain political processes. Co-directs the Vanderbilt Poll.
Voters Tennessee politics Polling American Politics Political polls Political Climate in Tennessee Political Methodology Public Opinion Voter Behavior and Attitudes
|Josh Clinton||Abby and Jon Winkelried Professor of Political Science||Polling expert who uses statistical methods to explain political processes. Co-directs the Vanderbilt Poll.||, Voters, Tennessee politics, Polling, American Politics, Political polls, Political Climate in Tennessee, Political Methodology, Public Opinion, Voter Behavior and Attitudes|
Terence E. Adderley Jr. Chair and Professor of Economics; Professor of History
Expert on economic history, specifically twentieth-century labor markets and cities
20th Century Economics Racial Disparities in Earnings Labor Economics Labor Economic History Economic History of the U.S. Labor & Employment Racial Disparities 20th Century Labor Market
|William Collins||Terence E. Adderley Jr. Chair and Professor of Economics; Professor of History||Expert on economic history, specifically twentieth-century labor markets and cities||, 20th Century Economics, Racial Disparities in Earnings, Labor Economics, Labor, Economic History, Economic History of the U.S., Labor & Employment, Racial Disparities, 20th Century Labor Market|
Professor of Sociology
Expert in the American labor movement, the creative class, and work and occupation issues generally.
labor & employment Creative Class Unionization Labor Unions Musicians
|Daniel Cornfield||Professor of Sociology||Expert in the American labor movement, the creative class, and work and occupation issues generally.||, labor & employment, Creative Class, Unionization, Labor Unions, Musicians|
Ann Scott Carell Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology; Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Center
World-renowned vaccine expert whose lab is developing vaccines for flu, Ebola, Zika, and more.
Rotavirus Norovirus HIV Zika Virus Pediatric Infectious Diseases Infectious Disases Chikungunya Virus Ebola Universal Flu Vaccine The Cell Biology of Virus Infection Flu Influenza Infectious Disease Zika Dengue West Nile Virus Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
|James Crowe||Ann Scott Carell Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology; Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Center||World-renowned vaccine expert whose lab is developing vaccines for flu, Ebola, Zika, and more.||, Rotavirus, Norovirus, HIV, Zika Virus, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Infectious Disases, Chikungunya Virus, Ebola, Universal Flu Vaccine, The Cell Biology of Virus Infection, Flu, Influenza, Infectious Disease, Zika, Dengue, West Nile Virus, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)|
Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Studies mammal teeth and bones to determine how they responded to ancient climate change and reasons why they went extinct.
saber-tooth cats Paleoecology Ancient Australian Animals Ancient Climate Change Paleontology Ancient Animals Vertebrate Paleontology Paleoclimates
|Larisa DeSantis||Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences||Studies mammal teeth and bones to determine how they responded to ancient climate change and reasons why they went extinct.||, saber-tooth cats, Paleoecology, Ancient Australian Animals, Ancient Climate Change, Paleontology, Ancient Animals, Vertebrate Paleontology, Paleoclimates|
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education
An expert on how geography affects higher education attainment and the state of the financial aid system in America.
borrowing trends Undergraduate Education Borrowing for college College affordability Higher Education Access Higher Education Finances College Debt University Rankings Politics of Higher Education Higher Education Policy Student Access and Success in Higher Education Drop Out Rates College Affordability by State Higher Education Community Colleges loan aversion Financial Aid and Scholarships in Higher Education Financial Aid
|William Doyle||Associate Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education||An expert on how geography affects higher education attainment and the state of the financial aid system in America.||, borrowing trends, Undergraduate Education, Borrowing for college, College affordability, Higher Education Access, Higher Education Finances, College Debt, University Rankings, Politics of Higher Education, Higher Education Policy, Student Access and Success in Higher Education, Drop Out Rates, College Affordability by State, Higher Education, Community Colleges, loan aversion, Financial Aid and Scholarships in Higher Education, Financial Aid|
Associate Professor of Health Policy
Expert on pharmaceutical policy, particularly drug costs.
The role of drug costs on patient access to care Population Health Pharmaceutical policy Pharmacoepidemiology Pharmaceutical Pricing Drug Prices Population Health Research Cancer Outcomes Research
|Stacie Dusetzina||Associate Professor of Health Policy||Expert on pharmaceutical policy, particularly drug costs.||, The role of drug costs on patient access to care, Population Health, Pharmaceutical policy, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmaceutical Pricing, Drug Prices, Population Health Research, Cancer Outcomes Research|
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development
Expert on how people process true and false information, and how to mitigate the effects of reading and sharing false information.
How to prevent sharing false information online Lies Fake News Developmental Science Cognition Cognitive Neuroscience Learning & Memory Development of mathematics understanding The effects of giving and receiving feedback Applying cognitive science to educational issues Instability of general knowledge How people learn true and false information Why people believe false information Fact checking Memory
|Lisa Fazio||Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development||Expert on how people process true and false information, and how to mitigate the effects of reading and sharing false information.||, How to prevent sharing false information online, Lies, Fake News, Developmental Science, Cognition, Cognitive Neuroscience, Learning & Memory, Development of mathematics understanding, The effects of giving and receiving feedback, Applying cognitive science to educational issues, Instability of general knowledge, How people learn true and false information, Why people believe false information, Fact checking, Memory|
Professor of Law
Expert on class action litigation, federal courts, judicial selection, constitutional law and the Supreme Court.
campaign contributions Class action law suits women's reproductive rights Class Actions Class Action Lawsuits Civil Procedure Supreme Court Federal Courts Constitutional Law Judicial Selection roe v. wade Reproductive Rights Litigation & Dispute Resolution
|Brian Fitzpatrick||Professor of Law||Expert on class action litigation, federal courts, judicial selection, constitutional law and the Supreme Court.||, campaign contributions, Class action law suits, women's reproductive rights, Class Actions, Class Action Lawsuits, Civil Procedure, Supreme Court, Federal Courts, Constitutional Law, Judicial Selection, roe v. wade, Reproductive Rights, Litigation & Dispute Resolution|
Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Expert on the impact of human behavior and public policy on climate, with a focus on how small changes add up to make big differences.
Atmospheric Science Environmental Policy Climate Change Water Conservation Risk Management
|Jonathan Gilligan||Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences||Expert on the impact of human behavior and public policy on climate, with a focus on how small changes add up to make big differences.||, Atmospheric Science, Environmental Policy, Climate Change, Water Conservation , Risk Management|
Associate Professor of Marketing
Expert in marketing, market research, and consumer behavior focusing on the impact of scarcity and sales on shoppers' mindsets.
Sales Consumer Behavior Market Research Marketing Scarcity Shopping
|Kelly Goldsmith||Associate Professor of Marketing||Expert in marketing, market research, and consumer behavior focusing on the impact of scarcity and sales on shoppers' mindsets.||, Sales, Consumer Behavior, Market Research, Marketing, Scarcity, Shopping|
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education
An expert in K-12 leadership and policy and the impacts of school and district leaders on teacher and student outcomes.
Teacher effectiveness School Boards K-12 Administration Education Policy and Leadership teacher pay Race and Gender of the Public Education Workforce Governance of K-12 Education Leadership Effectiveness Leadership Principals School and District Leaders teacher mobility Education Policy Teacher evaluations Teacher turnover
|Jason Grissom||Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education||An expert in K-12 leadership and policy and the impacts of school and district leaders on teacher and student outcomes.||, Teacher effectiveness, School Boards, K-12 Administration, Education Policy and Leadership, teacher pay, Race and Gender of the Public Education Workforce, Governance of K-12 Education, Leadership Effectiveness, Leadership Principals, School and District Leaders, teacher mobility, Education Policy, Teacher evaluations, Teacher turnover|
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Expert in cross-cultural doctor-patient interactions, public health communications, disaster relief and crisis management.
North America Medical Anthropology Sanitation Environmental Protection Global Public Health Doctor-Patient Communication Communication Technology Central America
|T.S. Harvey||Associate Professor of Anthropology||Expert in cross-cultural doctor-patient interactions, public health communications, disaster relief and crisis management.||, North America, Medical Anthropology, Sanitation, Environmental Protection, Global Public Health, Doctor-Patient Communication, Communication Technology, Central America|
Associate Professor of Psychology
Neuroscientist and international expert in how brain size and structure affect cognition and longevity in animals.
Evolution Neuroscience Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Neurons Intelligence Developmental Science Quantitative Methods Animal intelligence
|Suzana Herculano-Houzel||Associate Professor of Psychology||Neuroscientist and international expert in how brain size and structure affect cognition and longevity in animals.||, Evolution, Neuroscience, Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience, Neurons, Intelligence, Developmental Science, Quantitative Methods, Animal intelligence|
Associate Chair of Political Science
Expert on Latin American politics and Latin American migration.
Honduras Guatemala Migration Crime in Latin America Immigration Latin American Politics Latin America Migrant Crisis El Salvador
|Jonathan Hiskey||Associate Chair of Political Science||Expert on Latin American politics and Latin American migration.||, Honduras, Guatemala, Migration, Crime in Latin America, Immigration, Latin American Politics, Latin America, Migrant Crisis, El Salvador|
Anne Potter Wilson Distinguished Professor of American Religious History
Expert in the history of religion in the American South.
Religion and philanthropy History of religion in the U.S. Religion in the American South Religious symbolism in the U.S.
|James Hudnut-Beumler||Anne Potter Wilson Distinguished Professor of American Religious History||Expert in the history of religion in the American South.||, Religion and philanthropy, History of religion in the U.S., Religion in the American South, Religious symbolism in the U.S.|
Kathryn L. Humphreys
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development
A clinical psychologist with expertise in infant mental health.
tender age detainment centers Infants and Toddlers Orphanages Parent child separations Migrant Youth Trauma in Youth Stress and Early Adversity Clinical Psychology Adoption Childhood Adversity Mental Health
|Kathryn L. Humphreys||Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development||A clinical psychologist with expertise in infant mental health.||, tender age detainment centers, Infants and Toddlers, Orphanages, Parent child separations, Migrant Youth, Trauma in Youth, Stress and Early Adversity, Clinical Psychology, Adoption, Childhood Adversity, Mental Health|
Andrew Jackson Chair in American History; Professor of Law; Professor of Political Science; Professor of Sociology; Director, American Studies Program
Expert in the history of American privacy, social security, big data, survey data and the public sphere.
Social Media Big Data Cultural History Sociology of Knowledge Social Security Opinion Poll Privacy History of Survey Research History of the Human Sciences History of the Public Sphere Modern U.S. History
|Sarah Igo||Andrew Jackson Chair in American History; Professor of Law; Professor of Political Science; Professor of Sociology; Director, American Studies Program||Expert in the history of American privacy, social security, big data, survey data and the public sphere.||, Social Media, Big Data, Cultural History, Sociology of Knowledge , Social Security, Opinion Poll, Privacy, History of Survey Research, History of the Human Sciences, History of the Public Sphere, Modern U.S. History|
Nicole M. Joseph
Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education Teaching and Learning
An expert in the barriers that Black women and girls face in the STEM field and STEM classroom.
Identity Development White Supremacy Gifted Education Gender in Education K-12 Education STEM careers Black Women and Girls in STEM Black Women and Girls in Mathematics Mathematics Black Girls and Schooling Racism Gifted Learners Institutional Racism
|Nicole M. Joseph||Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education Teaching and Learning||An expert in the barriers that Black women and girls face in the STEM field and STEM classroom.||, Identity Development, White Supremacy, Gifted Education, Gender in Education, K-12 Education, STEM careers, Black Women and Girls in STEM, Black Women and Girls in Mathematics, Mathematics, Black Girls and Schooling, Racism, Gifted Learners, Institutional Racism|
Clinical Professor of Law
Expert in refugee and immigration Law. Runs Vanderbilt's Immigration Practice Clinic.
Asylum Law Refugees Civil Rights Refugee Law Immigration Human Rights Gender and the Law Political Asylum
|Karla McKanders||Clinical Professor of Law||Expert in refugee and immigration Law. Runs Vanderbilt's Immigration Practice Clinic.||, Asylum Law, Refugees, Civil Rights, Refugee Law, Immigration, Human Rights, Gender and the Law, Political Asylum|
Jonathan M. Metzl
Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society
World-renowned expert on gun violence and mental illness, white identity politics and race and health.
Mass shootings Mental Health Guns in America Guns and Mental Illness Race, Gender and Social Justice in Healthcare History of Mental Health Gun Control Race and Health Politics Psychiatry Psychology Gender Gun Violence
|Jonathan M. Metzl||Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society||World-renowned expert on gun violence and mental illness, white identity politics and race and health.||, Mass shootings, Mental Health, Guns in America, Guns and Mental Illness, Race, Gender and Social Justice in Healthcare, History of Mental Health, Gun Control, Race and Health, Politics, Psychiatry, Psychology, Gender, Gun Violence|
Professor of Law
Expert in international trade, energy policy and investment law
Trans Pacific Partnership International Trade Agreements International Energy Governance International Lawmaking International Investment Law International Trade Law International Institutions Compliance International Enviromental Law NAFTA
|Timothy Meyer||Professor of Law||Expert in international trade, energy policy and investment law||, Trans Pacific Partnership, International Trade Agreements, International Energy Governance, International Lawmaking, International Investment Law, International Trade Law, International Institutions, Compliance, International Enviromental Law, NAFTA|
Professor of Law
Expert in federalism and drug law, including marijuana legalization.
Medical Marijuana Pill mills Drug Laws Marijuana Law Constitutional Law Federalism Marijuana Law and Policy Marijuana legalization Opioid abuse
|Robert Mikos||Professor of Law||Expert in federalism and drug law, including marijuana legalization.||, Medical Marijuana, Pill mills, Drug Laws, Marijuana Law, Constitutional Law, Federalism, Marijuana Law and Policy, Marijuana legalization, Opioid abuse|
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of History
Expert in the modern history of Africa, with a particular focus on the colonial and postcolonial periods.
Nigeria/African History African History Race/Racism in Africa Poverty African Current Affairs Economic Development Higher Education Nigeria Modern History of Africa
|Moses Ochonu||Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of History||Expert in the modern history of Africa, with a particular focus on the colonial and postcolonial periods.||, Nigeria/African History, African History, Race/Racism in Africa, Poverty, African Current Affairs, Economic Development, Higher Education, Nigeria, Modern History of Africa|
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Dorothy J. Wingfield Phillips Chancellor’s Faculty Fellow
Expert in racial disparities in Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's triggers in peripheral organs. Advocate for inclusive research design.
African American Health Alzheimer's Outreach Racial Health Inequalities Alzheimer's Health Disparities Minority Student Mentoring
|Renã Robinson||Associate Professor of Chemistry and Dorothy J. Wingfield Phillips Chancellor’s Faculty Fellow||Expert in racial disparities in Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's triggers in peripheral organs. Advocate for inclusive research design.||, African American Health, Alzheimer's Outreach, Racial Health Inequalities, Alzheimer's, Health Disparities, Minority Student Mentoring|
Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Biological Sciences
Expert on patterns of evolution, with a focus on the earliest forms of life.
Tree of Life Mosquito Functional Genomics Evolution of Fungal Metabolism Molecular Evolution Evolutionary Development Comparative Functional Genomics Phylogenetics Evolution of the Human Genome Evolution
|Antonis Rokas||Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Biological Sciences||Expert on patterns of evolution, with a focus on the earliest forms of life.||, Tree of Life, Mosquito Functional Genomics, Evolution of Fungal Metabolism, Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Development, Comparative Functional Genomics, Phylogenetics, Evolution of the Human Genome, Evolution|
Professor of Preventative Medicine
Internationally renowned infectious disease specialist and public health expert.
Coronavirus Preventive Medicine Swine Flu Pandemics Influenza Necrotizing fasciitis Vaccine Safety Immunization Policy Infectious Disease Flu Vaccines Flesh-eating bacteria Brain amoebas Epidemics Bird Flu Measles COVID-19
|William Schaffner||Professor of Preventative Medicine||Internationally renowned infectious disease specialist and public health expert.||, Coronavirus, Preventive Medicine, Swine Flu, Pandemics, Influenza, Necrotizing fasciitis, Vaccine Safety, Immunization Policy, Infectious Disease, Flu, Vaccines, Flesh-eating bacteria, Brain amoebas, Epidemics, Bird Flu, Measles, COVID-19|
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Computer Science
Expert in mobile cloud computing, cyber-physical systems, information technology and data privacy.
Computer Science Risk and Reliability Big Data Digital Learning Cyber-Physical Systems Mobile Cloud Computing Data Privacy Data Breach Distributed Real-Time and Embedded Middleware Software Patterns and Frameworks Data Science Big Data Science and Engineering Computer Engineering
|Douglas Schmidt||Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Computer Science||Expert in mobile cloud computing, cyber-physical systems, information technology and data privacy.||, Computer Science, Risk and Reliability, Big Data, Digital Learning, Cyber-Physical Systems , Mobile Cloud Computing, Data Privacy, Data Breach, Distributed Real-Time and Embedded Middleware, Software Patterns and Frameworks, Data Science, Big Data Science and Engineering, Computer Engineering|
Distinguished Professor of History
Historian of U.S. foreign policy, international relations and U.S. presidencies.
Henry Kissinger American Foreign Relations Modern European History International Relations History of U.S. Foreign Policy Twentieth Century American History History of the U.S. Presidency Lyndon Baines Johnson LBJ
|Thomas Schwartz||Distinguished Professor of History||Historian of U.S. foreign policy, international relations and U.S. presidencies.||, Henry Kissinger, American Foreign Relations, Modern European History, International Relations, History of U.S. Foreign Policy, Twentieth Century American History, History of the U.S. Presidency, Lyndon Baines Johnson, LBJ|
Herman O. Loewenstein Professor of Law
Nationally renowned expert on the Supreme Court and constitutional law.
Constitutional Law Constitutional doctrine Litigation & Dispute Resolution Constitutional Law and Theory Federal Courts Federal Judicial System Federalism The Supreme Court (U.S.) Supreme Court
|Suzanna Sherry||Herman O. Loewenstein Professor of Law||Nationally renowned expert on the Supreme Court and constitutional law.||, Constitutional Law, Constitutional doctrine, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Constitutional Law and Theory, Federal Courts, Federal Judicial System, Federalism, The Supreme Court (U.S.), Supreme Court|
Associate Professor of Law
Expert in public law and policy, including presidential power, foreign relations, domestic regulation and institutional design.
Public Option Institutional design Regulation Foreign Relations Law Constitutional Law Income Inequality Constitutional theory Administrative Law Political Theory International Law
|Ganesh Sitaraman||Associate Professor of Law||Expert in public law and policy, including presidential power, foreign relations, domestic regulation and institutional design.||, Public Option, Institutional design, Regulation, Foreign Relations Law, Constitutional Law, Income Inequality, Constitutional theory, Administrative Law, Political Theory, International Law|
Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law
Expert in criminal law and procedure, mental health law and evidence law.
Juvenile Crime Insanity Defense Criminal Procedure Evidence Law Criminal Law Mental Health Law Insanity Plea Juvenile Law
|Chris Slobogin||Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law||Expert in criminal law and procedure, mental health law and evidence law.||, Juvenile Crime, Insanity Defense, Criminal Procedure, Evidence Law, Criminal Law, Mental Health Law, Insanity Plea, Juvenile Law|
Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development
Expert on cognitive neuroscience, with a particular focus on emotion and coping with stress.
Cognitive Neuroscience Adaptation Emotion Health Psychology Social Psychology Cognitive Appraisal Coping Cognition
|Craig Smith||Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development||Expert on cognitive neuroscience, with a particular focus on emotion and coping with stress.||, Cognitive Neuroscience, Adaptation, Emotion, Health Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Appraisal, Coping, Cognition|
Associate Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations
An expert who studies K-12 school choice, charters, magnet schools, vouchers, private schools and segregation.
Education Policy Desegregation Charter School Education Demographic trends in schools School Choice private schools vouchers Segregation
|Claire Smrekar||Associate Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations||An expert who studies K-12 school choice, charters, magnet schools, vouchers, private schools and segregation.||, Education Policy, Desegregation, Charter School Education, Demographic trends in schools, School Choice, private schools, vouchers, Segregation|
Stevenson Professor of Physics
Expert in the search for Earth-like planets across the galaxy and an advocate for diversity, including neurodiversity, in the academy.
|Keivan Stassun||Stevenson Professor of Physics||Expert in the search for Earth-like planets across the galaxy and an advocate for diversity, including neurodiversity, in the academy.||, Astronomical Phenomena|
Dean of the Divinity School; E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society
An expert in Christian ethics, womanist theology and womanist perspectives on health care, economic justice, poetry and literary theory.
Theological Education Baptist Studies Cultural Theory and Studies African American Women and Religion Womanist Ethics Christian Ethics Postmodernism and Social Postmodernism African American Culture
|Emilie Townes||Dean of the Divinity School; E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society||An expert in Christian ethics, womanist theology and womanist perspectives on health care, economic justice, poetry and literary theory.||, Theological Education, Baptist Studies, Cultural Theory and Studies, African American Women and Religion, Womanist Ethics, Christian Ethics, Postmodernism and Social Postmodernism, African American Culture|
Larry Van Horn
Associate Professor of Management and Executive Director of Health Affairs
Expert in health care management, health insurance policy and health care economics.
Malpractice Health Insurance Health Care Economics Health Care Management Health & Healthcare Law and Policy Insurance
|Larry Van Horn||Associate Professor of Management and Executive Director of Health Affairs||Expert in health care management, health insurance policy and health care economics.||, Malpractice, Health Insurance, Health Care Economics, Health Care Management, Health & Healthcare Law and Policy, Insurance|
Professor of Astronomy; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Director of Program in Communication of Science & Technology
Expert in astrophysics who also writes about extraterrestrial life, human space travel and space colonization.
Space colonization Extraterrestrial life Mars colonization Mars Space travel Astrophysics Ethics of space colonization
|David Weintraub||Professor of Astronomy; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Director of Program in Communication of Science & Technology||Expert in astrophysics who also writes about extraterrestrial life, human space travel and space colonization.||, Space colonization, Extraterrestrial life, Mars colonization, Mars, Space travel, Astrophysics, Ethics of space colonization|