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ABEND, Elena
Lecturer, PSOA Music
Email: eabend@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-4597

ABU-ZAHRA, Nidal
Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Email: nidal@uwm.edu
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
Email: sjadams@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4212
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~sjadams/
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

ADESSO, Vincent J.
Professor, Psychology
Email: vince@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4176
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~vince/
Expertise: Addictive behaviors, especially alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking; health psychology, especially health effects of alcohol consumption; clinical psychology; psychotherapy.

AGTERBERG, Daniel
Professor, Physics
Email: agterber@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-3472
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~agterber/
Expertise: Superconductivity, spintronics, and correlated electron physics; electronic and magnetic properties of materials; condensed matter physics.

AGUILAR, Carmen
Associate Scientist, Great Lakes WATER Institute
Email: aguilar@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 382-1755
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~aguilar/
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).

AHRENTZEN, Sherry B.
Professor, Architecture
Email: sherrya@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5584
Expertise: New forms and types of housing to address changing demographic, economic and social conditions; affordable housing; gender and cultural diversity issues in architecture and environmental design; body-health architecture; research methods in architecture; environment-behavior studies
Degrees: B.A., Psychology, University of California, San Diego, 1977; M.A., Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, 1980; Ph.D., Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, 1982

AITA, Carolyn
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Materials Engineering
Email: aita@uwm.edu
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

ALBERTO, Filipe
Assistant Professor, Biosciences
Email: albertof@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-4214
Home Page: http://alberto-lab.blogspot.com/
Expertise: Population Genetics, Marine Biology, Evolution, Statistics, R programming
Degrees: B.Sc. Marine Biology Master Ecology and Evolution Ph.D. Population Genetics

ALINDER, Jasmine
Assistant Professor, History
Email: jalinder@uwm.edu
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
Email: dsallen@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4619
Expertise: Media ethics and law, media criticism, journalism.

ALLEN, Mike R.
Professor, Communication
Email: mikealle@uwm.edu
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
Email: alwan@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6253
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/alwan/
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
Email: aman@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4709
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/aman/
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
Email: amano@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-2345
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~amano/
Expertise: Wind Energy Fluid Mechanics Aerodynamics Heat Transfer Energy Systems Biomass/biofuel Combustion/reacting Flows
Degrees: Ph.D.

AMBROSE, Laura
Lecturer, English - General
Email: lambrose@uwm.edu
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)

ANAPOL, Fred C.
Associate Professor, Anthropology
Email: fred@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4231
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/fred/
Expertise: Muscle biology, functional morphology, comparative neuromusculoskeletal anatomy, forensic anthropology.

ANDERSON, Margo J.
Professor, History
Email: margo@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4361
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/margo
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
Email: pda2@uwm.edu
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
Email: aneesh@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4388
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~aneesh/
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
Email: evelyna@uwm.edu
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

APPLBAUM, Kalman
Assistant Professor, Anthropology
Email: applbaum@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4390
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~applbaum/
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.

APPLEYARD, Jo Ann
Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
Email: jaa5@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5760
Home Page: http://www.swift.uwm.edu
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
Email: arnold2@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-2612
Expertise: Vitamin D and Drug Discovery
Degrees: MS Chemistry PhD Organic Chemistry

ARNOLD, Bettina
Associate Professor, Anthropology
Email: barnold@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4583
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/barnold/
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
Email: jea@uwm.edu
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;
Email: ssa2@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6617
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~ssa2
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
Email: atherton@uwm.edu
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.
Degrees: -

AVDEEV, Ilya
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Email: avdeev@uwm.edu
Phone: (414 )229-6949
Home Page: http://uwm.edu/engineering/people/avdeev-ph-d-ilya/
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
Email: azen@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5173
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/azen
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

AZENABOR, Anthony
Associate Professor, Health Sciences
Email: aazenabo@uwm.edu
Phone: 414-229-5637
Home Page: http://www4.uwm.edu/CHS/faculty/1~faculty.html
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