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VAN SLOTEN, Dirk
3D Animation Lecturer, Film
Email: dvs@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 224-1455
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~dvs/
Expertise: 3D computer animation

VANCE, Thomas
Lecturer, Taxation, Lubar Sch of Business
Email: vancet@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 978-5348
Home Page: http://www.whdlaw.com/ViewTeamMember.aspx?ID=382
Expertise: Tax Law and Policy
Degrees: LL.M. (Taxation) New York University School of Law; J.D. Brooklyn Law School; B.S. (Economics) University of Iowa

VANDEN BERG, Lindsey
Asst Coach, Athletics/Administration
Email: laspoden@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-0535
Expertise: Volleyball skills and strategies; Recruiting potential student-athletes
Degrees: Bachelor in Business Administration -Marketing -HR Management

VANG, Chia Youyee
Assistant Professor, History
Email: vangcy@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-1101
Expertise: Modern Hmong/Southeast Asian history; Vietnam War
Degrees: M.A., Public Affairs, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota; Ph.D., American Studies, University of Minnesota

VANG, Pa
Senior Outreach Specialist, School of Continuing Education
Email: pa@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 227-3277
Expertise: Hmong culture, family violence, participatory action research framework, evaluation and capacity building, court and medical interpretation, community organizing, work with community-based organizations, work with faith-based organizations, and teachers training program.
Degrees: B.A. in Education, Master in Urban Planning, and doctorate student at UW-Madison

VANIER, Luc
Assistant Professor, Dance
Email: vanier@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-2773
Home Page: http://www.atmke.com/
Expertise: use of developmental movement in ballet; Alexander technique; Live motion capture and animation.
Degrees: M.F.A. in Performance and Choreography; Certified Alexander Teacher

VEDULA, Murali
Faculty Associate, Center for Continuing Engineering Education
Email: mvedula@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 227-3121
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~mvedula/
Expertise: Plastics and rubber technology, processing and structure-property relationships, color filter fabrication for flat panel displays.
Degrees: Ph.D., Engineering Science and Mechanics, Pennsylvania State University, 1986

VELEZ, William
Professor, Sociology
Email: velez@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4809
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~velez/
Expertise: Sociology of education, with focus on school attrition at both the secondary and post-secondary levels. Recent research focuses on alternative schools and student achievement. I am also engaged in research on housing choices and racial segregation, with specific look at how neighborhood contexts impact a number of outcomes, such as attending college
Degrees: Ph.D., Sociology, Yale University, 1983

VENUGOPALAN, Dev
Associate Professor, Materials Engineering; Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Email: dv@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4503
Expertise: Materials processing: metal casting with emphasis on cast irons, heat treatment of metals and alloys, metal forming (bulk and sheet metal processing), machining and machinability. Structure: property relations, solid state phase transformations, microstructural modification. Materials education: issues in materials curriculum, teaching of materials science to students in nonmaterials fields. Failure analysis and prevention. Welding, brazing and soldering.
Degrees: B.S., Metallurgy, Indian Institute of Technology, 1975; M.S.; Metallurgy, McMaster University, 1977; Ph.D., Metallurgy, McMaster University, 1983

VIAN, Cindi
Lecturer, Sports and Recreation
Email: viancndi@uwm.edu
Phone: 414-213-9533
Expertise: Mindfulness-based stress reduction, nonviolent communication.
Degrees: B.A., Religion; M.A., Liturgical Studies; M.S. student, Community Mental Health Counseling

VILLAMIL, Laura
Assistant Professor, Anthropology
Email: laurav@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4175
Expertise: archaeology of Mexico; Ancient Maya

VOLKMER, Hans W.
Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Email: volkmer@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4516
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/volkmer/
Expertise: Ordinary differential equations, Lyapunov exponent, wavelets, real and complex analysis, dynamical systems, approximation theory.