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Assistant Professor, Geosciences
Phone: (414) 229-3136
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Expertise: Volcanology; magma formation in the subsurface predicting whether an eruption will be explosive or passive; volcanoes of Central America and the western United States; volcanoes erupted under glaciers in northern British Columbia and Iceland.

CAMPBELL, Benjamin
Associate Professor, Anthropology-General
Phone: (414)229-6250
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Expertise: adolescence; human reproduction, human life history
Degrees: B.A., Biology; M.A., Zoology; Ph.D., Anthropology

CANADY, Raeshann
Senior Lecturer, Social Welfare
Expertise: Child welfare, criminal law & juvenile delinquency.
Degrees: Bachelor's Degree in Psychology; Bachelor's Degree in Sociology; Master's Degree in Social Work; Juris Doctor

CANON, Latisha
Proj Asst-Dissertator, Center For Urban Initiatives & Research
Phone: (414)229-5916
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Expertise: Voting Behavior; Low-Information Elections
Degrees: M.A., Political Science, Western Illinois University B.A., Political Science, Western Illinois University

Assistant Professor, English
Phone: (414) 229-6993
Expertise: Poetry writing, United States Latino/a literature
Degrees: M. F. A. in Creative Writing (English), University of Michigan, 1995.

CAREY, Daniel
Assoc Media Spec, Athletics/Administration
Phone: (414)229-0454
Expertise: Sports media

CARLIN, Martha
Professor, History
Phone: (414) 229-5767/4361
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Expertise: Medieval Europe, especially England; urban history and archaeology; social and economic history; the history of London and its suburbs; medieval food, diet, and the technologies of daily life.
Degrees: A.B., Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Magna Cum Laude, Bryn Mawr College, 1975; M.A., Medieval Studies, University of Toronto, 1976; Ph.D., Medieval Studies, University of Toronto, 1984

CARLS, W. Thomas
Lecturer, Finance
Phone: (414) 229-4235
Expertise: Banking & Finance
Degrees: B.S.,Finance & Economics, UW-Parkside; M.B.A., UW-Milwaukee

CARLSON, Virginia
Associate Professor, Urban Planning
Phone: (414) 229-5323
Expertise: Poverty and unemployment.

CARTER, Gregory
Assistant Professor, History - United States
Phone: (414) 229-1158
Expertise: Mixed Race, Multiracial, Biracial, Census racial categories, popular culture.
Degrees: Ph.D., University of Texas.

CARTER, Susanne
Ad-hoc Instructor, Human Movement Science
Phone: (414)871-1523
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Expertise: Dance performance artist and artistic director of Carter Productions. Also: artist in residence, dance and fitness instructor and personal trainer. Teaching style and experience makes movement, dance and fitness accessible to all ages and backgrounds. Has also worked with a team of professionals to develop Parkinson's Dance Wisconsin.
Degrees: B.A., Dance, Loretto Heights College; M.A., Administrative Leadership, UW-Milwaukee; CPT, Aerobics and Fitness Association.

CARVAN, Michael
Assistant Scientist, Great Lakes WATER Institute
Phone: (414) 382-1706
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Expertise: Toxicology, molecular biology, biotechnology.
Degrees: B.S., Marine Biology, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, 1985; M.S., Biological Oceanography, University of Miami-RSMAS, 1988; Ph.D., Veterinary Anatomy and Public Health, Texas A&M University, 1993

Senior Lecturer, Instruction
Phone: (414) 229-4707
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Expertise: Archival practice and the administration of archival repositories; social memory and the archives' role in its formation.
Degrees: M.A., Comparative Literature / Translation;M.S., Information /Archives and Records Management

Associate Scientist, Field Station - General
Phone: (262)689-4095
Expertise: Amphibians, Reptiles
Degrees: Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Economics - General
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Expertise: International Trade and Investment; International Finance; Industrial Organization; Multinational Corporations; Offshore Outsourcing; Wage Inequality
Degrees: Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; M.A., Jadavpur University, Calcutta; B.A., Jadavpur University, Calcutta

CHAN, Shih Hung
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Phone: (414) 229-5001
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Expertise: Fluid mechanics, heat transfer, combustion, two-phase flow, fuel cells, computational fluid mechanics, computational heat transfer, pollutant emission, fouling heat transfer, multiphase combustion, liquid metal combustion.

CHANG, Woo Jin
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Phone: (414)229-6614
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Expertise: Microfluidics, Biosensor, Lab on a chip, Bioseparation,
Degrees: Ph.D.

Assoc Lecturer, PSOA Music
Expertise: Classical Guitar Performance, Classical Guitar Pedagogy, Suzuki Guitar Pedagogy.

CHEN, Jian
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Phone: 414-229-6464
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Expertise: smart nanostructures and nanomaterials; multifunctional carbon nanotube materials
Degrees: Ph.D., Fudan University

CHEN, Junhong
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Phone: (414) 229-2615
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Expertise: Nanoparticle synthesis, assembly, and nanofabrication; Carbon nanotubes and hybrid nanomaterials; Nanostructure-based gas sensors and biosensors; Corona discharges and plasma reacting flows; Energy conversion and conservation; Pollution control
Degrees: Ph.D.

CHENG, Christine
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineerg & Computer Science
Phone: (414) 229-5170
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Expertise: Algorithm Design and Analysis, Combinatorial Optimization, Graph Theory, Combinatorics
Degrees: B.S., Mathematics, University of the Philippines; M.S. and Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

Professor, Geosciences
Phone: (414) 229-4561
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Expertise: Ground water hydrogeology with specialization in ground water/surface water interactions, characterization of hydro-geologic properties, field measurements, modeling of ground water flow, resource evaluation. Urban hydrology with emphasis on ground water resources, land-use effects on the hydrologic system, water quality, runoff responses to precipitational events, ground water recharge. Hydrology of alpine systems, especially ground water/surface water interactions in small watersheds.

Associate Professor, Sociology
Phone: (414) 229-2398
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Expertise: As a sociologist, my research examines the shifting worlds of family and employment and speaks to critical questions facing contemporary societies, such as how social boundaries between public and private life are formed and reinforced, the forces that promote or detract from social connectedness, and the sources of and remedies for inequality. In my role as a researcher, I have examined how use of information and communication technology (ICT) influences work and family experiences, how we care for aging relatives, and how families with at-home fathers and breadwinner mothers function and thrive. My work has been funded through grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Center on Age & Community at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the State of Wisconsin.
Degrees: M.P.A., Syracuse University; Ph.D, Cornell University

CHO, Kyoung Ae
Associate Professor, Visual Art
Phone: (414) 229-4244
Expertise: Visual art: fiber, installation, sculpture, nature, recycling, meditative.
Degrees: B.F.A., Textiles, Duksung Women?s University, Seoul; M.F.A., Fiber, Cranbrook Academy of Art

CHOI, Woonsup
Assistant Professor, Geography - General
Phone: (414)229-2671
Expertise: Climatology; Hydrology; Water Resources; Climate Change Impact Assessment
Degrees: Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Health Sciences
Phone: (414) 219-7914
Expertise: Managed behavioral health-care-based interventions and outcomes.
Degrees: B.S., Psychology, UW–La Crosse, 1984; M.S., Psychology, UWM, 1987; Ph.D., Psychology, UWM, 1992

CLARK, David
Associate Professor, English - Professional and Technical Writing
Phone: (414) 375.0457
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Expertise: Professional, business, and technical writing, content management, learning management, online pedagogy, rhetoric of technology
Degrees: Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Professional Communication, Iowa State University M.A. in English (Literary Studies), Iowa State University

COBB, Portia
Associate Professor, Film;
Phone: (414) 229-2931
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Expertise: Experimental documentaries, films and videos by and about underrepresented populations.

Professor, Nursing
Phone: (414)229-5146
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Expertise: Nursing and health care informatics, international classification of nursing practice (ICNP), health care terminology standards.
Degrees: B.S.N, UWM, 1976; M.S., Nursing, UWM, 1980; Ph.D., UWM, 1993

COHEN, Uriel
Professor, Architecture; Institute on Aging and Environment
Phone: (414) 229-6481
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Expertise: Environmental design for people with dementia, Alzheimer?s disease, cultural heritage and its role in older persons? lives, environments for long-term care.
Degrees: B.Arch, Architecture, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1968; M.Arch, Architecture, University of Michigan, 1970; D.Arch, Architecture/Environment-Behavior Studies, University of Michigan, 1980

Professor, Administrative Leadership
Phone: (414) 416-4248
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Expertise: Distance teaching and learning, adult education, instructional design, international education.
Degrees: PhD in Continuing and Vocation Education with a focus on Adult Learning and Distance Education; M.S. in Adult and Continuing education Leadership

CONSI, Thomas
Shaw Associate Scientist, UWM Great Lakes WATER Institute
Phone: (414) 382-1739
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Expertise: Aquatic robotics; underwater observatories; aquatic biorobotics; aquatic animal biomechanics; aquatic animal sensory biology; engineering education.
Degrees: Ph.D., Biology, Columbia University, 1982; M.Phil., Biology, Columbia University, 1987; M.A., Biology, Columbia University, 1981; B.A., Biology, Rutgers University, 1979

COOK, James M.
Professor, Chemistry
Phone: (414) 229-4098
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Expertise: Medicinal chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry and natural products chemistry; the synthesis of natural products with biological activity or related analogs with enhanced activity; the alkaloid, quinoline, indole, ?-carboline, benzodiazepine and coumarin fields; the synthesis of small molecules active in the central nervous system.

COPE, Angie
Map Librarian, American Geographical Society Library

Coach, Athletics/Administration
Phone: (414)229-5149
Expertise: Track & Field
Degrees: BA Education 86 UWM MA Education 88 UNC

Assistant Professor, Architecture
Phone: (414) 229-4014
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Expertise: Native American architecture; architectural translation of American Indian culture; cultural act of dwelling and how it pertains to housing Native people; an enrolled member of the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin. Research is directly applicable to the Eastern Woodland Native Nations, but is relevant to Native people across the U.S. and Canada.
Degrees: Master of Architecture, University of Virginia; B.S. in Architectural Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Professor Emeritus, Foreign Languages & Literature-Hebrew Studies
Phone: (414)229-4433
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Expertise: Hebrew and Semitic Linguistics; Sephardic Studies
Degrees: BA Hons (London) in Ancient and Medieval Hebrew and Aramaic; MA (Manchester) in Semitic Languages; PhD (Pennsylvania) in Linguistics.

COSIER, Kimberly
Associate Professor, Visual Art/Art Education
Phone: (414) 229-4435
Expertise: Art education; at-risk students; alternative schools; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth; educational sociology, semiotics.
Degrees: Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Indiana University at Bloomington

COSTELLO, Cary Gabriel
Associate Professor, Sociology
Phone: (414) 229-6942
Expertise: Gender relations, family, sexuality, intersex, transgender, the body, internet and virtual worlds, popular culture, ethnicity, sociology of law, sociology of medicine, disabilities, social psychology.
Degrees: J.D., Harvard Law School, 1990; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1999

Director of Athletics, Athletics/Administration
Phone: (414)229-5669

Associate Professor, Art History
Phone: (414) 229-3466
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Expertise: Classical art and archaeology (Italy, Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean), Greek sculpture, field archaeology in Cyprus.
Degrees: B.A., Classical Studies, Davidson College; M.A., Latin, University of Georgia; Ph.D., Classical Art and Archaeology, Brown University

Associate Professor, Administrative Leadership
Phone: (414) 628-1076
Expertise: School finance, economics of education, state and local funding of pre-K?12 education, state education funding systems, school infrastructure funding, school finance litigation, school finance legislation, education policy formulation and analysis.
Degrees: Ph.D., Educational Policy and Leadership, The Ohio State University

Planetarium Directo, Physics - Astronomy
Phone: (414)229-6812
Expertise: I am eager to explain complex astronomical concepts to lay people and bring them the beauty of the night sky.
Degrees: Ph. D. in Astrophysics, University of Waterloo, Canada (1998) M.Sc. in Astronomy, Saint Mary's University, Canada (1993) B.Sc. in Physics, University of Athens, Greece (1991)

Assistant Director, Program Administration Unit
Phone: (414) 229-6627
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Expertise: Administration and processing of Title IV federal student financial aid, state financial aid, and institutional financial aid. Proficient in verification and student eligibility criteria for financial aid. Knowledgeable in all aspects of financial aid compliance and regulatory requirements.
Degrees: B.A., University of Arizona; M.A., University of Notre Dame

CUHEL, Russell L.
Senior Scientist, Great Lakes WATER Institute
Phone: (414) 382-1711
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Expertise: Algae and bacteria: productivity and nutrient cycling, weather effects on lake and ocean plankton, nutrient limitation and eutrophication, seasonal cycles of plankton dynamics. Production of acid rain. Long-term trends in lake processes. Invasive species. Zebra and Quagga mussels: effects on inland lakes and Lake Michigan; mussel feeding and effects on plankton composition; biochemistry of mussel tissue. Hydrothermal vents: microbiology and geochemistry of Yellowstone Lake hydrothermal vents; chemistry and microbiology of marine hydrothermal vents; growth of warm- and hot-environment bacteria. Science education: Career paths in environmental sciences; internships for students in aquatic science.
Degrees: B.A., Biology, Chemistry, University of California, San Diego, 1975; Ph.D., Biology, Biological Oceanography, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981

CUNEO, Andrew
Sr Student Serv Coord, Student Academic Services-General
Phone: (414)229-2787
Expertise: Advising, on-line programming, distance education
Degrees: MA Communication

Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Phone: (414) 229-6947
Expertise: Childhood and Adolescence. Research interests include the impact of social institutions on the lives of children and families and the influence of children and families on these institutions, the relationship of body build to the receipt of services, such as health care and educational programming, and how oppression, due to size, age, class, sex and race, limits the individual's capacity to achieve control and success in American society.
Degrees: Ph.D., Urban Social Institutions, UW-Milwaukee

CZECK, Dyanna
Assistant Professor, Geosciences
Phone: (414) 229-3948
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Expertise: Structural geology and tectonics; deformation in shear zones and folds, structures that form deep within earth's crust. Tectonic environments studied include the Canadian Shield in Minnesota and Ontario, the Baraboo District of Wisconsin, northeastern Wisconsin near Mountain, the Sierra Nevadas in California, the eastern Pyrenees in Spain, and Islay in Scotland.
Degrees: B.S. with High Distinction and Honors in Geology, Minor in Mathematics, University of Iowa, 1995; Ph.D. in Geology, University of Minnesota, 2001