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Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Phone: (414)229-2668
Expertise: Manufacturing Processes, Materials Processing, Plastics Extrusion, Metal Cutting, Polymer Solar Cells, Polymer Foams, Water Filtration
Degrees: BSc Mechanical Engineering MSc Manufacturing Engineering DSc Industrial Engineering

ADAMS, Scott
Associate Professor, Economics
Phone: (414) 229-4212
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Expertise: Labor economics, health economics, age discrimination, health insurance, living wage legislation.
Degrees: B.A., Economics, University of Scranton; M.A., Economics, Michigan State University; Ph.D., Economics, Michigan State University

AGARWAL, Shashank
Research Assistant, Medical Informatics
Degrees: M.S. in Biotechnology B.S. in Biochemistry with vocational Biotechnology

Professor, Physics
Phone: (414) 229-3472
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Expertise: Superconductivity, spintronics, and correlated electron physics; electronic and magnetic properties of materials; condensed matter physics.

Associate Scientist, Great Lakes WATER Institute
Phone: (414) 382-1755
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Expertise: Geomicrobiology and microbial biogeochemistry; interactions between minerals and microorganisms in freshwater and hydrothermal vent systems; stable isotopes in marine and freshwater environments; ecophysiological dynamics of phytoplankton in marine and freshwater environments; cology of invasive species (Quagga and zebra mussels)
Degrees: Ph.D. Biological Sciences, Center for Great Lakes Studies, Biology Department, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. M. Sc. Biology, UNAM (Facultad de Ciencias, National Autonomous University of México). B. S. Biology, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Facultad de Ciencias and Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares (UNAM).

AITA, Carolyn
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Materials Engineering
Phone: (414) 229-4733
Expertise: Reactive Sputter Deposition of Thin Films. In Situ Discharge Diagnostics for Process Monitoring and Control. Growth of Wide Band Gap Semiconductors, Insulators, and Ceramic Multileyer Nanolaminates. Phase Maps: Process Parameter-Growth Environment-Film Property Relationships for Sputter Deposited Ceramics and Compound Semiconductors
Degrees: Ph.D., Materials Science, Northwestern University; M.S., Physics, Queens College-CUNY; B.S., Physics, Utica College of Syracuse University; B.A., Fine Arts and Art History, Brooklyn College-CUNY

Associate Professor, Anthropology
Phone: (414) 229-4390
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Expertise: Influences of culture in schools and work settings. Research areas include public school settings, focusing on how educational institutions structure the content and context of schooling; informal learning situations; the culture of work traditions, particularly in the use of indigenous technology; language in society issues.
Degrees: Ph.D., Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 1989

Associate Professor, Administrative Leadership
Phone: (414) 229-6684
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Expertise: Quality management and performance improvement through human resource development; leadership development; international human resource development
Degrees: Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Assistant Professor, Biosciences
Phone: (414)229-4214
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Expertise: Population Genetics, Marine Biology, Evolution, Statistics, R programming
Degrees: B.Sc. Marine Biology Master Ecology and Evolution Ph.D. Population Genetics

Lecturer, Dance
Phone: (414) 225-1399
Expertise: Active movement and meditative approaches to wellness, self-observation skills to recognize and alter emotional and cognitive patterns in order to gain interpersonal and academic confidence.
Degrees: M.A., Expressive Arts Therapies, Lesley University

ALINDER, Jasmine
Assistant Professor, History
Phone: (414) 229-3675
Expertise: History of Photography, Japanese American Incarceration during World War II, Open Housing movement in Milwaukee, Race and Representation
Degrees: Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1999; M.A., University of New Mexico, 1994; B.A., Princeton University, 1991

ALLEN, David
Assistant Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication
Phone: (414) 229-4619
Expertise: Media ethics and law, media criticism, journalism.

Director, Business, Engineering & Technology
Phone: (414) 227-3219
Expertise: Design, Develop and Deliver Management Development Programs
Degrees: B.A. Mass Communications, 1976, Emory & Henry College

ALLEN, Mike R.
Professor, Communication
Phone: (414) 229-4510
Expertise: Uses and application of meta-analysis to social and behavioral research, process of social influence in personal relationships, social institutions, and the mass media. Publications include examinations of pornography, distance education, critical thinking, process of communication during conflict, racial self-image.

ALWAN, Layth
Associate Professor, Information Studies
Phone: (414) 229-6253
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Expertise: Supply chain management, quality management, process improvement, forecasting.
Degrees: B.A., B.Sc., Mathematics/Statistics, University of Chicago; M.Sc., Computer Science, DePaul University; M.B.A., Statistics/Operations Management, University of Chicago; Ph.D., Statistics/Operations Management, University of Chicago

AMAN, Mohammed M.
Professor, Information Studies
Phone: (414) 229-4709
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Expertise: International information services, multicultural librarianship and information services, library administration, database construction and management, Islam.
Degrees: B.A., Cairo University, 1961; M.L.S., 1965; Ph.D., 1968

AMANO, Ryoichi
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Phone: (414)229-2345
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Expertise: Wind Energy Fluid Mechanics Aerodynamics Heat Transfer Energy Systems Biomass/biofuel Combustion/reacting Flows
Degrees: Ph.D.

Lecturer, English - General
Phone: (414) 229-2972
Expertise: Linguistics, Grammar, ESL, TESOL, International English, Global English
Degrees: B.S., Mathematics and Applied Computer Science; B.A., French; M.A., English (TESOL)

AMOUR, Diane L.
American Indian Student Services,
Phone: (414) 229-5880
Expertise: Support services for American Indians, advising, recruitment, urban American Indian issues, American Indian educational issues.

Assistant Professor, History
Phone: (414) 229-4749
Expertise: History, Middle East/North Africa, Islam; intellectual history of the Middle East; healing, medicine and science; women's history and traditional midwifery; French colonialism in the Islamic world.
Degrees: Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Associate Professor, Anthropology
Phone: (414) 229-4231
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Expertise: Muscle biology, functional morphology, comparative neuromusculoskeletal anatomy, forensic anthropology.

ANDERSON, Kimberly
Assistant Professor, School of Information Studies
Phone: (414) 229-6817
Expertise: archives and archival studies, archival education and learning, archival appraisal, American archival practice, socio-cultural aspects of recordkeeping, mixed methods research
Degrees: PhD Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles; MLIS, University of California, Los Angeles; BA Humanities, Northern Arizona University

Professor, History
Phone: (414) 229-4361
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Expertise: The history of statistical accounting systems, including censuses and surveys, and the agencies of the federal statistical system which produce data; American social and urban history; historical quantitative analysis; women and family history; the history of federal survey research on families and households. Member of the National Academy of Sciences Panel on Census Requirements for the Year 2000 and Beyond (1992-94); editor, Encyclopedia of the U.S. Census (CQ Press, 2000).
Degrees: B.A., Bucknell University, 1967; Ph.D., History; 1978

ANDERSON, Patrick D.
Associate Researcher, Great Lakes WATER Institute
Phone: (414) 382-1731
Expertise: Analytical method development, new methods to analyze samples for various chemical components, flow injection analysis, HPLC, ion chromatography, gas chromatography.
Degrees: B.A., Chemistry, UW?La Crosse, 1973

ANEESH, Aneesh
Assistant Professor, Sociology/Global Studies
Phone: (414) 229-4388
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Expertise: Globalization of work with special reference to India and the United States; outsourcing; nation state; information and communication technologies.
Degrees: Ph.D., Sociology

ANG, Evelyn
Lecturer, Communication
Phone: (414) 229-4261
Expertise: Communication and conflict education. Mediation and facilitation: dispute resolution systems, negotiation, arbitration, litigation, consensus-building processes. Large group disputes, peace education, diversity issues, training in restorative practices. Communities, work groups, neighborhoods, schools in crisis. "We can't keep doing the same thing and expect different results." (paraphrase)
Degrees: B.B.A., M.B.A., UWM; J.D., Certificate in Dispute Resolution, Marquette University

Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
Phone: (414) 229-5657
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Expertise: bilingual/bicultural education, the education of Latino/Puerto Rican youth, Latina/o urban sociology of education with an emphasis on urban Latina/o high achievers, critical pedagogy/literacy, critical theory, curriculum theory/policy, sociopolitics of language in urban education
Degrees: B.A., Spanish, University of Central Florida, M.Ed., Teaching of English as a Second Language, Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico; Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Bilingual Education, The Pennsylvania State University

Assistant Professor, Anthropology
Phone: (414) 229-4390
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Expertise: Culture of professional marketing practices at large transnational corporations based mainly in the U.S., globalization as a world historical process, urban social organization in Japan.

Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
Phone: (414) 229-5760
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Expertise: Health care administration; managed care; ambulatory nursing practice; case management and disease management.
Degrees: B.S.N., Duke University; M.S.N., Loyola University, Chicago; M.P.H. and Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

ARNOLD, Alexander
Assistant Professor, Chemistry - General
Phone: (414)229-2612
Expertise: Vitamin D and Drug Discovery
Degrees: MS Chemistry PhD Organic Chemistry

ARNOLD, Bettina
Associate Professor, Anthropology
Phone: (414) 229-4583
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Expertise: Prehistoric Europe with an emphasis on the early Iron Age (1000-200 B.C.); the role of alcohol and its consumption in establishing and maintaining social relationships in prehistoric societies; the archaeology of gender, especially in the context of mortuary analysis; the history of archaeology with particular attention to the uses and abuses of archaeological research in Nazi Germany.
Degrees: Ph.D., Anthropology, Harvard University, 1991

ARNOLD, James E.
Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Phone: (414) 229-4836
Expertise: Algebraic topology, algebraic K-Theory, differential topology; applications of differential topology and algebra to robotics. Specific interests: fibrations, group actions, Steenrod?s Problem, K-Theory of group rings, generic maps theory applied to robotic manipulators.

ARORA, Swarnjit S.
Director, Institute for Survey and Policy Research;
Phone: (414) 229-6617
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Expertise: Economic and political conditions in South Asia, with special reference to conflicts within India and between Pakistan and India; regional economic growth and forecasting models; regional impact studies; Southeast Wisconsin growth policies; sample survey research; applied econometrics.
Degrees: Ph.D., Economics, State University of New York at Buffalo

ATHERTON, Margaret L.
Professor, Philosophy
Phone: (414) 229-5904
Expertise: History of English philosophy in the 17th and 18th centuries; John Locke and George Berkeley, with a particular focus on Berkeley's theory of vision; the work of women philosophers of the early modern period, especially English-language philosophers; the work of Margaret Cavendish on the utility of the microscope; Anne Conway's theory of substance; the later works of Mary Astell; Mary Shepherd's work of perception.
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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Phone: (414 )229-6949
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Expertise: Advanced modeling techniques for solving multi physics problems; reduced-order and real-time coupled-field simulations; advanced manufacturing and design; energy storage system and technology innovation and entrepreneurship.
Degrees: Ph.D./M.S./B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

AZEN, Razia
Associate Professor, Educational Psychology
Phone: (414) 229-5173
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Expertise: Quantitative methods, applied statistics and data analysis: Methods used for analyzing and interpreting quantitative information, particularly in the social sciences, such as multiple regression, analysis of variance and multivariate methods.
Degrees: B.Sc. (Honours Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Biology), University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 1993; M.S., University of Illinois, 1996; A.M., University of Illinois, 1997; Ph.D., University of Illinois, 2000

Associate Professor, Health Sciences
Phone: 414-229-5637
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Expertise: Chlamydia pneumoniae; immunology; medical parasitology and mycology; diagnostic virology; microbial pathogenesis
Degrees: Ph.D., University of Benin, Pathogenic Microbiology; M.S., University of Benin, Biochemistry