Pathways to college for black and Latino male teens in low-income neighborhoods, research for educational policy
Marketing and branding in public education, charter schools, private sector contracting with public education (i.e. Pearson), data use in schools by leaders and teachers
Ambulatory Care/HIV/Indigent care
NYC Waterfront, public art, painting
Graphic design, animation, motion graphics
Ancient Near Eastern art, Iraqi cultural artifacts, feminist art
Sculpture, public art installations
Jazz history, Latin American music, ethnomusicology
Art history, museum studies, Trisha Brown, dance
Book arts, drawing, printmaking
Graphic design, typography, sustainable design
Cell and Evolutionary Biology of Gametogenesis: Where Did Sex Come From?
Molecular microbiology and microbial physiology and genetics
Evolution of Development: Research integrates phylogenetic, molecular evolution, and developmental genetic approaches to understand evolutionary mechanisms underlying plant development.
Research focuses on Parkinson's disease where we are defining molecular and cellular mechanisms associated with disease onset and progression. Our lab uses a combination of several model systems including plants, zebrafish and mammalian cell lines. A second focus is targeted towards iron-sulfur biogenesis mechanisms and consequences in a cellular context within various cellular compartments.
Research focus is the study of protein-RNA networks that control alternative splicing, and how they relate to neurons and to diseases of the nervous system. The long-term goal is to understand the molecular mechanisms regulating protein-RNA networks that control alternative splicing, and how they relate to neuron biology, and to disease of the nervous system.
Regulation of RNA polymerase III transcription in breast and prostate cancer by the polyphenols EGCG (green tea), resveratrol (red wine) and genistein (soy)
Research focuses on using chemical genetics approaches to study cell death pathways. Yang has identified small molecules that induce a distinctive form of cell death, named ferroptosis, and discovered GPX4 as a central regulator of ferroptosis. Research is applying this knowledge on cell death to selectively eliminate cancer cells or protect neurons from degeneration.
Research interests are in the areas of community ecology, plant biodiversity, the ecology of rare plants, and the ecology of invasive non-native plant species. Most of this research is in coastal areas and in urban environments.
The goal of our studies is to understand the transcriptional mechanisms that regulate expression of pro-inflammatory and immunosuppressive cytokines, as they relate to cancer
Research focuses on the molecular mechanisms of assembly, function and regulation of ion channels and membrane receptors. Research is examining the transient receptor potential (TRP) channels, proteins which are essential for sensory physiology and have been shown to play crucial roles in human diseases.
Research focuses on understanding the biological function and molecular mechanisms of the p53-Mdm2 pathway, a promising cancer therapeutic target, in cell growth control and tumor suppression.
The goal of our research is to understand how the parasites generate their membranes, how this process affects their virulence, and understand the mechanism of action of lipid-based drugs, some of which are in clinical trials. The focus of our research is to characterize enzymes involved in the biosynthesis of various classes of glycerolipids with an eye toward drug and vaccine development.
Evidence-based medicine, family medicine, cardiology, inpatient glycemic control and teaching with technology.
Research and clinical interests are in the areas of dysphagia, adult neurogenics, geriatrics and medical speech-language pathology.
Research interests include the investigation of the use of behavioral and electrophysiologic techniques for the assessment and management of individuals with typical versus atypical listening abilities.
Clinical and research interests are in the areas of child language disorders, bilingualism, second language acquisition, and the effects of poverty on communication development. Her research has been supported by the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders/National Institute of Health
Research interests include typical and atypical language development.
Research focuses on speech and language development of children with fragile X syndrome (FXS), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and Down syndrome with a particular emphasis on pragmatic language, prosody, and the overlap of FXS and ASD.
Research and clinical interests include distortion product otoacoustic emissions and reflectance measurements, which are objective and non-invasive tests useful for the detection and diagnosis of hearing loss in difficult to test populations.
Current research aims to uncover brain mechanisms that allow spoken words to be recognized and comprehended rapidly and with ease.
Research interests include leadership and administration in the professions, scholarship of teaching and learning, and disorders of voice and speech in adults.
Research focuses on the causes and consequences of slow reading in dyslexia. Her research aims to understand how linguistic and cognitive processes interact with the development of both spoken language and reading efficiency in high performing students who have compensated for their dyslexia.
Research focuses on the neurophysiological basis of language processing. She uses both behavioral and neurophysiological method to examine the neural indices of language processing in bilingual children, and also children with atypical language development such as autism spectrum disorders.
Urban Youth, Resilience, Mentoring
Learning styles related to performance in online courses, supervisory relationships and best practices in online counseling instruction, perceptions of online counselor instruction
Stress coping, resilience development
Career counseling, substance use counseling, military/veterans issues surrounding substance use and career transition
Digital literacies, videogames
Teaching Quality and Early Mathematics
Social inequalities in the early years, high-stakes testing
International and comparative education, study abroad, gender and education
Intersection of immigration, diversity and schools in the Republic of Ireland
College and career readiness
English Language Learners, dual language programs, bilingual education
Postcolonial and world literature
Fiction, creative writing
Caribbean Literature and Culture, Postcolonial Literary Studies, Black/African Diaspora Studies, Performance Studies
Film, film genres
Civic engagement, African American literature
African American literature, Native American literature, performance, humor
Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC)
Modernism, feminism, the Victorian novel, Olive Schreiner
Romantic literature, natural history and literature, the 19th-century novel
Early modern literature, Shakespeare
African American literature, the Harlem Renaissance
18th century literature, sexuality, pornography
Romanticism, fascism studies
Shakespeare, 16th and 17th-century English literature, environmental humanities, ecocriticism, oceanic culture
Restoration and early eighteenth-century English literature and culture
Composition and rhetoric, writing studies
Medieval drama, Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, sex and gender, and medieval romance
American Literature, Digital Humanities, Gender Studies, Literary and Cultural History
Asian American studies, Ethnic Studies, literary theory and theories of racial formation
Modern political thought, core problems of liberal democracy and late modernity
Post-conflict institution building, social policy development, and ethnic and community political dynamics. Geographically primary focus on the Balkans, and in particular the former Yugoslav province of Kosovo.
Primary field of research American Constitutional law; American Theory, Comparative law, and Public Administration.
International relations theory, U.S. Foreign Policy, military innovation, comparative grand strategy, arms control and nonproliferation, and the causes of major war.
Ancient Political philosophy particularly Aristotle and contemporary political theory, especially feminist political theory.
Economic development, political change, political Islam, Middle East politics, African politics, and politics of ethnicity.
Caribbean and Latin American Politics and Integration, comparative systems; Puerto Rico; Methodology, development politics, and international political economy.
Public administration, urban governance, state and local politics, and research methods
Social and culture history of Europe, visual culture of the Cold War, technology in two Germanys since since 1945, the G.D.R. (East Germany, 1945-1990), cultural history of technology in Germany, elites, the wealthy in modern Germany
Russian history, European history, from 1815 to 1914, and modern world history with an emphasis on sport food, and popular culture
Anglo-Saxon History, Manuscript Studies, Church History; Medieval Culture
Historian of colonial and early national North America. Research on political change and cultural aspiration in the late 18th century.
Focus on East Asia. Research centered on the interplay between ideas, institutions, and the natural environment.
Specializes in the slave trade and the development of the Atlantic World. ts include Caribbean history, Atlantic history, and African history
U.S. American history (late 19th and 20th centuries). Specializes in the study of American business networks.
Modern European History; Catholic rediscovery of their own heritage in the post-French revolutionary era
Intellectual and cultural formation of Islamic societies and the Middle East America's relationship with the Muslim World, prophetic biography as a historical genre, gendered configurations in Islamic societies, and the history of secularism
20th century United States cultural history, history of technology, and sound studies, postwar U.S.
Public History, Museum and Archival Studies. Research on housing, urban planning history, environmental and land use policy.
African history and languages. Interests include nineteenth and twentieth century West Africa colonialism in Africa, and Gullah history in South Carolina and Georgia.
Specializes in the history of gender and labor in the nineteenth and twentieth century United States
Racial dynamics of language and literature
Travel and travel writing
Immunology and Immunotherapy
Archeology, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), international trafficking in antiquities, settlement and land-use issues in ancient Italy
Latin American and Caribbean Studies
French, Albert Camus
French, representations of NY in French literature
Italian, Dante studies
Italian cultural studies, poetry
Spanish, Fernán González, Pedro de Medina, the early writings of Spanish explorers of the New World
English as a Second Language, Applied Linguistics, Bilingual Education, and German
National security law; space law; setting up legal systems in other countries (i.e. Moldova). Does mostly print and can be hard to reach.
Consumer debt; financial crimes against elderly; predatory lending. Considered to be fantastic and good on her feet for television; in court often.
Former prosecutor in VA and NY; criminal law and procedure; legal education.
Dispute resolution (mediation, arbitration) and alternate dispute resolution.
Legislation and Statutory Interpretation
Congressional Budget Process
Securities law; fiduciary duties of broker-dealers; securities regulations. Very responsive and television friendly.
Criminal law; criminal justice for police accused of crimes; mass incarceration.
Securities regulation and litigation; corporations; class actions; judicial decision making; Wall Street misdeeds. Very adept at television. Wrote the book: The Hellhound of Wall Street and did a press tour when the book came out in 2010.
Single gender education (including single gender public education); children and the law. Specializes in charter schools; an issue that comes up in today’s climate.
Trademarks; unfair competition
Consumer law; consumer protection; boilerplate arbitration clauses in contracts. Very responsive and enjoys any media opportunity.
Copyright law and policy; rights of artists after death
Corporate governance and responsibility; race and business.
Bankruptcy law. Highly regarded in this area.
Information Representation and Retrieval (IRR), Archival Description, Museum Informatics, Metadata
Library services for children & young adults; Teen Spaces for Libraries; Popular Culture; Library Spaces
Supervised community-wide research projects that focused on health behaviors and health care provider choices.
Partial Differential Equations
Mathematics teacher education and certification, the Common Core State Standards in mathematics, the use of technology in educational instruction, and the construction of mathematical knowledge.
Philosophy of science, philosophy of mathematics, and philosophy of mind
Phenomenology and environmental philosophy
Metaphysics, especially naturalism and personal identity, The relationship between science, metaphysics, and religion, Medieval Philosophy and Thomas Aquinas
Philosophy of law, Philosophy of language, Ethics, Philosophy of sport
Natural philosophy, Philosophy of biology, Science and religion, Aquinas, Aristotle
Metaphysics, American philosophy, Pragmatism, Marxism
Personalism, Existentialism, Theodicy, Philosophy and literature, Philosophy and film
Science and religion
Ethics, Philosophy of mind, Philosophy of language, Philosophy of religion
Solar photovoltaic energy generation
Novel nanomaterial synthesis and characterizations, Functional nanostructures, Energy-related nanoscale device applications, Magnetic nanomaterials and applications
Research interests focus on the application of empirically validated treatments for underserved populations, such as emerging adults who have dropped out of high school and are experiencing multiple problems
Research focuses on the psychophysiology of interpersonal conflict. Work has included studies of workplace conflict. Also, research focused on racism or ethnic discrimination, specifically examining interpersonal racism (i.e., racism that is directly perceived and occurs in an interpersonal context).
Research focuses on developing, testing, and disseminating therapies for children who have experienced traumatic events, such as 9/11, child abuse, and bereavement related traumatic circumstances, such as September 11, 2001.
Research interests in personality psychology, but also has interests in issues involving psychometrics and the analysis of data, particularly in applied research.
Research studies how people understand numbers and math and how to improve this understanding.
Research interests include the development of early externalizing behavior, the dysfunctional parenting that maintains it, parent cognitions and/or affect that relates to dysfunctional parenting, and early prevention and intervention efforts for parents of difficult toddlers.
Studies anger as a clinical problem and has promoted the recognition of anger as a form of psychopathology. He has developed standards for identifying anger diagnostic disorders and has published two psychological tests assessing dysfunctional anger: the Anger Disorders Scale (ADS) for adults and the Anger Regulation and Expression Scale (ARES) for children and adolescents. He has also published on the development of the theory, practice and empirical research support of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapies and their application to children, adolescents, and families.
Research interests are in developmental psychology and developmental psychobiology with special emphasis on infant behavior and development. His infant research has focused on learning and memory in human and nonhuman infants, the effects of early experience on later behavior, the predictability of infant behaviors to behaviors in later childhood, the influence of temperament on infant behavior, and the determinants of learning, attention, and retention in normal, high-risk, and handicapped infants.
Areas of specialty include cognitive assessment, tests and measurement, and diagnosis and treatment of specific learning disabilities. Flanagan is best known for her development of the CHC Cross-Battery Approach and the development of an operational definition of specific learning disability.
Research interests are in developmental psychology, particularly early child development.
Research focuses on role of institutionalized racism, sexism, heterosexism and other oppressive ideologies in the paradigms of psychology and practice of psychotherapy in organized mental health. Understanding psychological resilience and vulnerability in socially marginalized people and their use in psychotherapy. Examining social privilege and marginalization via the development of multiple identity paradigms as more complex ways of understanding human identity. Using psychotherapy and psychological science to facilitate social justice.
Research interests broadly include social and personality development during middle childhood and adolescence.
Major areas of interest are the history of psychology, international psychology and developmental psychology.
Interests encompass psycholinguistic and psychoanalytic issues in research and treatment and on ethnic and cultural issues in psychoanalytic theories and practice, including on issues of violence and the impact on general cognitive and emotional functioning.
Recent research focuses on the validity of psychiatric diagnoses, especially personality disorders, and the role of anger disorders in the psychiatric nomenclature.
Research focuses on behavioral assessment and intervention for children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities (DD) in naturalistic contexts, intervention for parents of children with ASD and DD, and cognitive-behavioral therapy with children and adolescents.
Research interests include developmental psychopathology, children's peer relations, social cognitions, and peer rejection.
Research areas include academic and research integrity with a special focus on the problem of plagiarism in the sciences. Current interests include related issues in responsible writing and authorship, as well as in other areas of publication ethics.
Areas of Specialization
Bilingual School Psychology, Cognitive Assessment, and the Assessment, Identification, and Intervention of Learning Disabilities
Areas of specialization include Cognitive-Behavioral Assessment and Intervention with Children and Adolescents; Clinical Decision Making Factors among School-Based Professionals; Single-Case Methodology in School Psychology; Behavioral Assessment and Consultation with Educators; Supervision and Training in School Psychology.
Research focuses on the influence of neighborhood context and socio-cultural norms on HIV risk among urban Black youth. Also includes the design and implementation of gender specific and culturally-tailored interventions to promote health and health care utilization among Black youth.
Areas of specialization include cross-cultural research in children’s mathematical thinking and reasoning, mathematics curriculum and teaching; basic relational concepts acquisition; school adjustment of Asian-American students.
Implications of communication technologies on Organizational Communication and Interpersonal Communication
Public speaking, argumentation and debate
The connection between public address and political philosophy, especially in relation to the development and maintenance of a democratic society
The interface of culture, media, and economics; health communication; and education
Rhetorical theory, the ethics of rhetorical pedagogy, debate’s relationship to rhetoric, Buddhist rhetoric, and the rhetoric of the Beat Generation writers
Rhetorical theory, rhetorical history, argumentation theory, semiotics, persuasion theory, history and post-humanism, popular culture
The role of language in society
Sociology and healthcare
Sociology of poverty
Gender, social theory, feminist theory, cultural studies, the construction of Italian-American representation in cinema, destabilizing race as an organizing binary of contemporary society
Ethics, healthcare ethics, moral theology
Anthropology of globalization
The social impact of globalization
White collar crime
Sociology of sport and social theory
Migration patterns, Ecuador
Christianity and dying
International criminology, Chinese criminology
Catholic social thought, especially human rights and solidarity
Social ethics; labor ethics; theories of coloniality, race and citizenship; Catholic social thought; political theology