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BACKES, David J.
Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication
Email: backes@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6252
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~backes/
Expertise: Wilderness, wilderness preservation and American history, Sigurd F. Olson, the Quetico-Superior Wilderness, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, nature and the human spirit, nature and culture, the Roman Catholic Church (I am a member of the clergy, having been ordained a deacon in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee in 2005)
Degrees: B.S., Natural Resources, UW?Madison, 1979; B.S., Agricultural Journalism, UW-Madison, 1982; M.S., Agricultural Journalism, UW-Madison, 1983; Ph.D., Mass Communication, UW-Madison, 1988; Hon. Doctor of Humane Letters, Northland College, Ashland, WI, 1998

BACON, Jason
Systems Programmer, UITS
Email: bacon@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-4557
Expertise: Research computing, scientific computing, systems programming, computer architecture, Unix, Linux, Macintosh, C, C++, Fortran
Degrees: BS Computer Science, MS Computer Science

BAHMANI-OSKOEE, Mohsen
Professor, Economics - General
Email: bahmani@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-4334
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~bahmani/
Expertise: Teaching and research in international economics.
Degrees: B.A., National University of Iran, 1975. M.A., Michigan State University, 1979. Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1981.

BAIME, Peter
Lecturer, PSOA Music
Email: pabaime@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-5162
Expertise: Flamenco Guitar

BAISCH, Mary Jo
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing; Interim Director
Email: baisch@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-5545
Expertise: Research in funding for community health and maternal and child health, health policy and community nursing services, adolescent pregnancy and pregnancy prevention, access to health care.

BALDASSARO, Lawrence
Professor Emeritus, Italian and Comparative Literature;
Email: larryb@uwm.edu
Phone:
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~larryb/
Expertise: Baseball history, Dante, 20th century Italian culture, Sicilian history and culture, .
Degrees: Ph.D., Indiana University

BALES, Barbara
Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
Email: bbales@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-3002
Expertise: Teacher education and licensing policy, including PI 34. Teacher learning and development, and teacher education program design. Additionally, the research, theory, and analysis of instruction. Action research to promote student achievement and teacher development.
Degrees: B.S., S.U.N.Y – Cortland; M.S. UW - Madison; Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, UW - Madison

BANKS, Janese
Asst Coach, Athletics/Administration
Email: banksj@uwm.edu
Phone: 414-229-4172
Expertise: College Athletics
Degrees: Bachelor of Science (Legal Studies) Masters in Adult Education

BARBERENA, Omar
Univ Svc Prg Assoc, Roberto Hernandez Ctr
Email: ofb@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-6156
Expertise: Experience in project leadership, intercultural relationship management, community building, and work with various state and local government agencies and nonprofit organizations.

BARNDT, Joanne
Clinical Assistant Professor emerita, Social Work
Email: jbarndt@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6010
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~jbarndt/
Expertise: Child welfare: adoptions, child abuse and neglect (physical, sexual, emotional) prevention and intervention, self-esteem in children, services to children ages 0-5. Medical social work: emergency room social work, end-of-life issues/death with dignity; medical ethics, volunteerism. Quality of life issues: money management/credit counseling, parks and recreation.
Degrees: M.S.S.A., Social Work, Case Western Reserve University, 1970

BASTING, Anne
Director, Center on Age and Community; Associate Professor
Email: basting@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-2732
Home Page: http://aging.uwm.edu
Expertise: Creativity and aging.

BATSON, Terry
Researcher, Center for Urban Initiatives & Research
Email: tbatson@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-3104
Expertise: Social service program evaluation, intimate partner violence research, youth development
Degrees: B.A. Social Science & History, Alverno College, Milwaukee; M.A. Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

BAUER, Jay
Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Email: jbauer@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4290
Expertise: Speech physiology; auditory feedback control of the voice; use of online auditory feedback to produce and maintain the intended emotional meaning of speech; general principles of speech science; anatomy and physiology of the speech, hearing and language mechanisms.
Degrees: B.Sc., Human Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, 1996; M.A., Speech and Language Pathology, Northwestern University, 2001; Ph.D., Communication Science and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2004

BECK, Kim C.
Director, Arts, Humanities and Science
Email: kcb@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 227-3321
Expertise: Continuing education in the arts and humanities.
Degrees: B.A., Philosophy, Saint Joh's University, 1978; M.A., Humanities, UW-Oshkosh, 1985; M.A., Theatre and Drama, UW-Madison, 1990

BECK, Robert J.
Associate Professor, Political Science
Email: rjbeck@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5974
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~rjbeck/
Expertise: U.S. foreign policy, international affairs/global politics, globalization, international law, the United Nations, international organizations, terrorism, forcible responses to terrorism, the use of force under international law.
Degrees: Honors B.A., Marquette University, 1983; M.A., International Politics, Georgetown University, 1985; Ph.D., with Distinction, International Politics, Georgetown University, 1989

BEDER, Jay
Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Email: beder@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5280
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/beder/
Expertise: Statistics and probability.

BEIMBORN, Edward A.
Professor Emeritus, Civil Engineering and Mechanics;
Email: beimborn@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5787
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/cuts
Expertise: Transportation planning and engineering, public transit, environmental aspects of transportation.
Degrees: B.S., Civil Engineering, UW?Madison, 1964; M.S., Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, 1966; Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, 1968

BEISSER, Kevin
Sr Student Serv Coord, CIE-Admin General Acct
Email: beisser@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-5757
Expertise: Student Immigration, International Student Recruitment

BELL, Allen D.
Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Email: adbell@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4233
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/adbell/
Expertise: Non-commutative rings, usually noetherian rings; localization; Hopf algebras and Galois extensions; non-commutative algebraic geometry; Lie superalgebras and Lie color algebras and their enveloping algebras.
Degrees: B.A., Mathematics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1977; Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Washington, 1984

BELL-CALVIN, Jean C.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing; Associate Director
Email: jbellcal@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5694
Expertise: Community health nursing, particularly in community-based nursing centers and advanced practice nursing; clinical documentation; client outcomes and reimbursement for nursing practice; interdisciplinary health care practice models; community health nursing education; cultural competence and parish nursing.
Degrees: B.S., Nursing, Alverno College, 1979; M.S., Nursing, UWM, 1985

BELLEGARDE-SMITH, Patrick
Professor, Africology
Email: pbs@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4155/6099
Expertise: Afro-Caribbean and Afro-Latin religions; West African religions; cultural identity and national development; social thought and philosophy; history, diplomatic history and international relations of small states; women and sexual minorities in the Caribbean, Latin America and West Africa.
Degrees: Ph.D., International Studies, The American University

BELLONE, Theresa
Admin Program Spec, Office Of The Dean
Email: bellonet@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-5698
Expertise: Non-Finanacial Aspects of Retirement Planning (ie. quality of life issues)
Degrees: B.S. Recreation Management, UW-LaCrosse MS. Administrative Leadership-Adult Education - UW-Milwaukee

BELSTOCK, Sarah
Sr Student Serv Coord, Norris Health Ctr
Email: belstock@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-4675
Expertise: community health programming; alcohol and other substance use ; high-risk drinking behaviors among college students and to prevent the negative consequences of substance use within the student community; health and social behavior, public health program models, college health trends, patterns of substance use among college students, and evidence-based prevention practices
Degrees: MS, Harvard University School of Public Health; BA, Stanford University

BENDINER, Kenneth P.
Professor, Art History
Email: bendiner@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4330
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~bendiner/
Expertise: British painting, 19th- and 20th-century painting and sculpture in Europe and America, three books and numerous articles on Victorian art. More specific research areas: Ford Madox Brown, Pre-Raphaelitism, Giorgio de Chirico, Henri Matisse, Robert Rauschenberg, Edwin Landseer, Edouard Manet, John Frederick Lewis, Albert Moore.
Degrees: Ph.D., Art History, Columbia University, 1979

BENESH, Sara
Assistant Professor, Political Science
Email: sbenesh@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6720
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/sbenesh
Expertise: The Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals, and general issues related to civil rights and civil liberties and to judicial behavior.
Degrees: B.A., Political Science and English, Saint Norbert College, 1995; M.A., Political Science, Michigan State University, 1997; Ph.D., Political Science, Michigan State University, 1999

BENTER, Michael
Financial Specialist IV, Center for Urban Initiatives and Research
Email: benter@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5859
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~benter/
Expertise: Mississippi Delta blues history, early professional football history, pre-Prohibition small breweries of southeastern Wisconsin.
Degrees: B.S., Sociology, Edgewood College

BERG, Craig
Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
Email: caberg@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4047
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~caberg/
Expertise: Science teacher education, preparing science teachers, science teaching strategies, using technology to teach, analyzing teaching and implementing powerful teacher-student interactions that facilitate thinking and magnify standards-based instruction, using the Internet to teach.
Degrees: M.S., Science Education; Ph.D., Science Education

BERGES, John
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
Email: berges@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-3258
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/Biology/Docs/Faculty/berges.html
Expertise: Marine and freshwater biology and ecology; biological oceanography; algal biology, physiology and biochemistry; zooplankton biology; physiology and biochemistry.
Degrees: B.Sc., University of Guelph, 1987; M.Sc., University of Guelph, 1989; Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 1994; Post-doctoral Fellow, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1994-96; lecturer, Queen's University of Belfast, 1996-2002

BERGTROM, Gerald
Professor, Retired
Email: bergtrom@uwm.edu
Phone:

BERKOWITZ, Joel
Professor, Foreign Languages & Literature-General
Email: berkowit@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-6551
Home Page: http://www4.uwm.edu/jewishstudies/
Expertise: Yiddish literature and culture, Jewish theatre and drama, American Jewish literature and culture
Degrees: Ph .D., Theatre, CUNY Graduate Center, 1995 B.A., English, University of Pennsylvania, 1987

BHATNAGAR, Amit
Associate Professor, Marketing
Email: amit@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-2520
Expertise: Competitive strategies for marketing products on the Internet.
Degrees: Ph.D., Marketing; M.S., Aerospace Engineering

BIGLER, Cory
Asst Coach, Athletics/Administration
Email: cbigler@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-2433
Expertise: College Athletics

BINKOWSKI, Fred P.
Senior Scientist, Great Lakes WATER Institute
Email: sturgeon@uwm.edu
Phone: 414-383-1723
Expertise: fisheries biology, ecology, aquaculture

BIRD-SOTO, Nancy
Assistant Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
Email: birdsoto@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5234
Expertise: Activist Puerto Rican author Luisa Capetillo; Latin American/Latino literature.
Degrees: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; B.A., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

BLANKENBURG, Janice
Lecturer, Marketing
Email: janiceb@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6174
Expertise: Over 25 years of marketing experience working at some of the largest corporations in America: Mattel, Ralston Purina, Kimberly-Clark. Also worked at Cramer-Krasselt and as a marketing consultant with blue chip clients: Xerox, Kraft General Foods, General Mills, Colgate-Palmolive. Spent 10 years at American Girl helping to build the company to $300 million in sales and was one of seven senior managers who sold the company to Mattel.
Degrees: B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; E.M.B.A., Washington University

BLASINI, Gilberto
Associate Professor, English - General
Email: gblasini@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-4540
Expertise: Film Studies
Degrees: PhD in Critical Studies in Film and Television, UCLA (2002) MA in Critical Studies in Film and Television, UCLA (1993) BA in English Literature, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras (199!)

BLASKA, Laura
Student Services Cord, Honors College
Email: blaska@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-7232
Degrees: BA-Communication Studies MSE-Counselor Education

BLEWETT, Peter
Senior Lecturer, English
Email: pblewett@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 442-2807
Home Page: http://www2.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/governance/board/bio06.html
Expertise: Local and national education policy, including equity, desegregation, and education reform; writing program administration; the teaching of writing.
Degrees: B.A., Philosophy, Holy Redeemer College; M.A., English, Marquette University; Ph.D., English, UWM

BLODGETT, Amy
Research Specialist, Niehs Core Center
Email: blodgeta@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)456-4114
Expertise: Animal primary cell culture, molecular biology, biochemistry, kidney disease, cadmium toxicology.
Degrees: M.S. in Plant Pathology

BOCKELOH, James
Clinical Instructor, College of Nursing
Email: bockeloh@uwm.edu
Phone: 414-229-5556
Expertise: Emergency Nursing; Family Nurse Practitioner; Flight Nursing; Emergency Department Care of Psychiatric Patients; Pre-Hospital Emergency Care.
Degrees: DNP, MSN, BSN, AAEE

BOCKHORST, Joseph
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Email: joebock@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5810
Expertise: Artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, computational biology, data mining, probabilistic models, machine learning, medical informatics, immunoinformatics.
Degrees: B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin; M.S. and Ph.D., Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin

BODART, Triena
Assistant Director, Financial Aid
Email: tbodart@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-2404
Home Page: http:// www.uwm.edu/Dept/FINAID
Expertise: General student financial aid information, processing, advising, and outreach. Conducts high school financial aid information nights, basic information sessions, credit, budgeting, and preparing for college.
Degrees: B.S., Speech Communication; M.A., Counselor Education and Student Development

BOGNER, Carl
Lecturer/Programmer, Film
Email: crlelbog@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4758
Expertise: Experimental media; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender film/video
Degrees: B.A, English, University of Virginia; B.A., Film Production

BOHTE, John
Assistant Professor, Political Science
Email: jbohte@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4328

BOOTSMA, Harvey
Assistant Scientist, Graduate School Great Lakes WATER Institute
Email: hbootsma@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 382-1717
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/hbootsma/
Expertise: Limnology (the study of lakes and rivers). Areas of specialization include the cycling of nutrients (carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, silicon) in lakes, the ecology of algae, food web structure, and the interaction of physical (e.g. meteorological, chemical and biological) processes in lakes.

BORNSTEIN, Erica
Assistant Professor, Anthropology-General
Email: elbornst@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-4881
Expertise: Faith-based non-governmental organizations, anthropology of humanitarianism, human rights, philanthropy and charity.
Degrees: Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

BOTHAM, Sandra
Assistant Director for Alumni Engagement, Alumni Relations
Email: sbotham@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-3018
Expertise: Building a Successful Team; in Sports and Life
Degrees: University of Notre Dame - BA in Psychology/Minor in Business University of Notre Dame - Masters in Science of Administration

BOTTS-BUTLER, Francene
Dir, Affirm Action/L, Equity/Diversity Svcs
Email: bottsbut@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-6242
Expertise: Affirmative Action, Equity, Diversity, Employment Law, Multicultural Student Services, Disability Law
Degrees: JD-University of Kentucky College of Law MA - Political Science-Bowling Green State University BS- Political Science, Kentucky State University 2nd Major - English

BOULANGER, Mary E.
Electronic Resources Coordinator Reference Librarian,
Email: mb2@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5045
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/maryb
Expertise: Information retrieval, mediated database searching, health sciences, Internet resources.
Degrees: B.S., General Sciences, Michigan State University, 1977; M.A., Library Science, University of Michigan, 1979

BOULTON, Pam
Director, UWM Children?s Center
Email: boulton@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5384
Expertise: Child Care, Child Care Administration, Leadership in Early Childhood Programs.
Degrees: B.A., Sociology; M.A., Education, Early Childhood; Ed.D., Educational Leadership

BOWERS, Jane M.
Professor Emerita, Music
Email: jmbowers@uwm.edu
Phone:
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~jmbowers/
Expertise: Baroque music, early music performance and performance practice, history of the flute and flute music, women and music (all facets), women and blues, women?s music-making cross-culturally, women and the lament, women composers in the 16th and 17th centuries, African-American music.

BRADY, Patrick
Profesor, Physics
Email: prbrady@uwm.edu
Phone:
Home Page: http://www.lsc-group.phys.uwm.edu/~patrick/
Expertise: Dynamics of gravitational collapse, black holes, numerical relativity including simulation of binary coalescence, and the detection of gravitational waves using interferometric gravitational-wave detectors.
Degrees: Ph.D. , Theoretical Physics, University of Alberta, Canada; M.Sc., Mathematical Physics, University College Dublin; B.Sc., Mathematical Science, University College Dublin

BRAMAN, Sandra
Professor, Communication
Email: braman@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-3238
Home Page: people.uwm.edu/braman
Expertise: information policy, telecommunications policy, the Internet media and communication law international relations technology and society international communication constitutional law law and society
Degrees: PhD, University of Minnesota

BRANDL, Steven
Associate Professor, Criminal Justice-General
Email: sgb@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-5443
Expertise: Police decision making and behavior, police use of force, police injuries and assaults, police officer health and safety, gun violence, criminal investigation, homicide
Degrees: Ph.D. Michigan State University, 1991 M.S. Michigan State University, 1988

BRAUN, Amanda
Director, Athletics (L), Athletics/Administration
Email: abraun25@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-6599
Expertise: College athletics; leadership; women in leadership
Degrees: B.A. Psychology, Siena College M.A. Athletics Administration, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

BRAUNER, Mitchell
Associate Professor, Music
Email: brauner@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4625
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~brauner/
Expertise: Music, Western music history, popular music, music appreciation.
Degrees: B.A., History and Music, UW?Madison; M.F.A., Ph.D., Brandeis University

BRAVO, Hector R.
Associate Professor, Civil Engineering and Mechanics
Email: hrbravo@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6756
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~hrbravo/
Expertise: Computational hydraulics, experimental hydraulics, dispersion processes, surface hydrology.
Degrees: B.S., Civil Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina, 1976; M.S., Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, 1982; Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Iowa, 1989

BRAZAUSKAS, Vytaras
Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Email: vytaras@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5656
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~vytaras/
Expertise: Actuarial science and statistics.
Degrees: Ph.D.

BRICKNER, Mick
IS Tech Srv Senior, UITS Learning TECHniques
Email: brickne2@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-2423
Expertise: Adobe Captivate, Microsoft Excel, Technical Communication
Degrees: BS Education: Broad Field Science Early Adolescence - Adolescence (UWM)

BRIGHAM, Richard
Instructor, Educational Psychology
Email: brighamr@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 425-4447
Expertise: Psychological needs of children and adolescents with severe behavioral deficits and developmental disabilities, special education complaint and dispute resolution process, mediation requested by parents, special education students.
Degrees: M.S., Educational Psychology; Psy.D., Clinical Psychology

BRODWIN, Paul E.
Associate Professor, Anthropology
Email: brodwin@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4734
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~brodwin/
Expertise: Cultural anthropology, medical anthropology, community mental health, health care disparities, cultural issues in bioethics and mental health care.
Degrees: Ph.D.

BROOKS, Arthur S.
Professor, Biological Sciences
Email: abrooks@uwm.edu
Phone: 229-4552
Expertise: Great Lakes limnology; the interaction of the physical-chemical environment of lakes with the lower portion of the aquatic food web (the phytoplankton and zooplankton). Research involves the collection of nutrient and plankton data from Lake Michigan, along with weather phenomena that influence the aquatic environment and the influence of climate change on the lake ecosystem.
Degrees: B.A., Biology, Washington and Jefferson College, 1965; M.S., Zoology, University of Vermont, 1967; Ph.D., Geography and Environmental Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 1972; Postdoctoral Fellow, Great Lakes Limnology, UWM, 1972

BROSIO, Richard
Lecturer, Ed Policy & Com Studies
Email: brosio@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-4323
Expertise: philosophy of education
Degrees: B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Michigan

BROSSARD, Paula
IS Tech Srv Spec, UITS - Network & Data Operation
Email: brossard@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-2831
Expertise: IT Project Management

BROWN, Jim
Associate Professor, Center for Consumer Affairs
Email: jbrown@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 227-3255
Expertise: Consumer law and economics; consumer financial services; payment networks; electronic payments; consumer warranties, dispute resolution; auto insurance; consumer law, unfair and deceptive practices.
Degrees: B.A., Physics, Princeton University; J.D., UW?Madison

BRUCKS, Karen M.
Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Email: kmbrucks@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5113
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~kmbrucks/
Expertise: Low-dimensional dynamical systems, topological dynamics, symbolic dynamics, coding theory, ergodic theory.

BRUNO, Mary K.
UW Human Resources Manager, Lubar Sch of Business
Email: brunomk@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-3823
Expertise: Human Resources professional with a broad background and progressive management experience. Demonstrated ability to proactively plan, design, initiate, communicate, motivate, and problem solve. Successful administration and program initiatives include but are not limited to: Recruitment/Hiring, Compensation/Benefits, Performance Management,Employee Relations, Staff Development/Training,and Corrective Action /Discipline.
Degrees: BBA- Human Resources Management

BUCHANAN, Elizabeth
Assistant Professor, Information Studies
Email: buchanan@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-3973
Expertise: Information and technology ethics, research ethics, virtual research.
Degrees: B.A., English (Highest Honors) and Philosophy (Honors), Rutgers University, 1992; MLIS, UWM, 1996; Ph.D., Information Studies, UWM, 2000

BUCK, David D.
Professor Emeritus, History
Email: davebuck@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 964-8682
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/History/~davebuck
Expertise: Chinese history (1800-1950), with special emphasis on urban and social aspects; East Asian history.
Degrees: B.A., History, Stanford University, 1958; M.A., East Asian Regional Studies, Harvard University, 1960; Ph.D., History, Stanford University, 1972

BUFF, Rachel
Associate Professor, History; Director
Email: rbuff@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6483
Expertise: Immigration and naturalization policy, illegal immigration, immigrant and ethnic history.
Degrees: Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1995

BULEY-MEISSNER, Mary Louise
Associate Professor, English
Email: meissner@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4511
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~meissner/
Expertise: Cross-cultural education, focusing on Asian American literature and life stories, particularly narratives by women addressing their roles and responsibilities during times of social and cultural change; building educational partnerships between the Hmong American community and UWM that will advance understanding of Hmong American history, culture and the social changes influencing community progress.
Degrees: Ph.D., English, University of Washington, 1985

BULLOCK, Marcus P.
Professor, Comparative Literature
Email: bullock@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6993
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~bullock/
Expertise: European literature and philosophy, 18th century to contemporary; Walter Benjamin; Franz Kafka; Ernst Juenger; film; South Asian literature and culture; Indian films.

BURNS, Christopher
Assistant Professor, Music Composition and Technology
Email: cburns@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-3331
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~cburns/
Expertise: Contemporary music, music composition, music and audio technology, interactive audio systems, algorithmic composition, sound synthesis, recreation/realization of historical music with live electronics.
Degrees: D.M.A., Stanford University, 2003

BUSEH, Aaron
Associate Professor, Nursing
Email: aaronbg@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5462
Expertise: Local and global public health issues: HIV/AIDS, sexual risk behaviors among adolescents, women, and men; social stigma associated with HIV/AIDS; socioeconomic and cultural factors associated with HIH/AIDS transmission and prevention in Africa and the African American community; health systems research in developing countries of Africa; health and social problems associated with African immigrants and vulnerable populations; ethical issues related to international/global health research.
Degrees: M.S.N., M.P.H., Ph.D.