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DASGUPTA, Debashis
Lecturer, Physics - General
Email: deba@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-5297

DAVIDA, George
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Email: davida@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5192
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~davida/
Expertise: Biometrics, cryptography, computer security, operating system security, protecting systems from viruses.
Degrees: B.Sc., M.S., Ph.D.

DAVIES, William Hobart
Assistant Professor, Psychology
Email: hobart@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6594
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~hobart/
Expertise: Adjustment of children and families under conditions of extreme stress; child abuse and neglect; community violence; pediatric chronic illness; children growing up in alcoholic homes; parent-child relations, specifically parent-child relations around eating and feeding.

DAVIS, Garry
Professor of Linguistics, Linguistics
Email: gdavis@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5349
Home Page: www.researchgate.net
Expertise: Historical linguistics, German linguistics; Linguistics of SE Asia; Milwaukee Speech
Degrees: B.A. (Central University of Iowa), M.A. & Ph.D. (University of Michigan)

DECKER, Timothy
Associate Lecturer, Film
Email: decker@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6015
Expertise: Traditional animation, claymation/stop motion, character design,puppetry, cartooning,drawing, painting and experimental film making.
Degrees: B.F.A., California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)

DERMER, Marshall Lev
Associate Professor, Psychology
Email: dermer@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6067
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/dermer
Expertise: Behavior analysis, instruction-following, and interpersonal attraction (particularly love and friendship); computer-based tutorials that enhance the quality of undergraduate writing; training procedures which develop fluency.
Degrees: B.A., Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1967; Ph.D., Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1973

DEY, Madhusudan
Associate Professor, Biosciences
Email: deym@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-4309
Expertise: Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisae) molecular biology and human cell lines. Special expertise in protein synthesis, folding, homeostasis (proteostasis) and unfolded protein response -- controlled by protein kinases and GTPases
Degrees: Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Email: dhingra@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4089
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~dhingra/
Expertise: CAD design optimization, computational kinematics, fuzzy set theory.
Degrees: M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1988; Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1990

DINDIA, Kathryn A.
Professor, Communication
Email: dindia@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6676
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~dindia/
Expertise: Gender similarities and differences in communication, self-disclosure, and relational maintenance.
Degrees: B.S., Speech and Theater Arts, Portland State University, 1974; M.A., Speech Communication, Arizona State University, 1975; Ph.D., Speech Communication, University of Washington, 1981

Assistant Professor, History - General
Email: divaleri@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-4314
Expertise: Buddhism, Tibet, Dalai Lama, saints ,reincarnation, Hinduism, India, Nepal, Himalayas, tantra,

DOERING, Jennifer
Assistant Professor, Office Of The Dean
Email: doering@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-5716
Expertise: Nursing; Postpartum nursing care (care after childbirth); Postpartum fatigue; Postpartum sleep; Postpartum depression; Postpartum mood disorders (e.g., PTSD, OCD); Mothers living in socioeconomic disadvantage; Maternal-infant health; Qualitative research (grounded theory); Sleep environments; Infant sleep environments/bed-sharing(co-sleeping) and infant mortality; Self-management; Health disparities and maternal-infant health
Degrees: PhD, MSN, BSN (PhD: Doctorate of Philosophy in Nursing with a major in vulnerable populations and minor in women's studies. MSN: Master's of Nursing with a focus on case management BSN: Bachelors of Science in Nursing)

DOLAN, Kathleen
Distinguished Professor, Political Science
Email: kdolan@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6468
Expertise: Voting and elections, mass political behavior, women and politics, women candidates, public opinion.
Degrees: B.A., Providence College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland

DOLL, Jennifer
Assistant Professor, BioMedical Sciences Program
Email: dollj@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-5962
Expertise: Prostate cancer, Angiogenesis, obesity-fueled prostate cancer progression, cell and molecular biology
Degrees: BS, MS, PhD

DORNBOS, Stephen
Assistant Professor, Geosciences
Email: sdornbos@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4561
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~sdornbos/
Expertise: Paleobiology/Paleontology; the evolution and paleoecology of early animals during the ?Cambrian Explosion.?
Degrees: B.A., Geology, The College of Wooster, 1997; M.S., Geological Sciences, University of Southern California, 1999; Ph.D., Geological Sciences, University of Southern California, 2003

DRAME, Elizabeth
R., Assistant Professor
Email: erdrame@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4790
Expertise: Secondary special education teacher preparation; assessment and diagnosis of students with learning disabilities, curriculum adaptations and collaborative strategies; teacher referral tendencies; educational outcomes for students with disabilities in charter schools; teacher quality.
Degrees: Ph.D., Learning Disabilities, Northwestern University

Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering
Email: adressel@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-5422
Expertise: Bicycle and Motorcycle Dynamics
Degrees: PhD in Engineering Mechanics MS in Engineering Mechanics MEng BS in Computer Science

Associate Professor, Economics
Email: sdrewian@uwm.edu
Home Page: http://people.uwm.edu/sdrewian/
Expertise: Demographic economics, labor economics, immigration, earnings inequality, unemployment, taxation and budget deficits
Degrees: B.A., Carleton College; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Assoc Lecturer, PSOA Music
Email: ddrexler@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-5162
Home Page: www.stringacademyofwisconsin.org
Expertise: String Pedagogy Violin Artistic and Executive Director of The String Academy of Wisconsin at UWM.
Degrees: B. of Music - Violin Performance Southern Methodist University M. of Music - Violin Performance University of Illinois

Associate Professor, Information Studies
Email: jacques@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-2856
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~jacques/
Expertise: instructional design; open learning, open education
Degrees: B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Computer Science
Email: dumitres@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4265
Home Page: http://www.cs.uwm.edu/faculty/ad/
Expertise: Theory of Algorithms, Computational and Combinatorial Geometry, Combinatorics, Computational Morphology, Robotics.
Degrees: M.S., Ph.D.

DUNCAN, Margaret Carlisle
Professor, Human Movement Sciences
Email: mduncan@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6080
Home Page: http://www4.uwm.edu/chs/faculty/19~faculty.html
Expertise: Media portrayals of female athletes and women?s sports/physical activity; body culture (body ideals, body image, body practices); discourses on overweight/obesity; media portrayals of body ideals; intersections of race, class, and gender; African American women?s health and fitness practices; women?s bodies in urban music videos; play theory and research; perceptions of disability and people with disabilities.

DUNN, Peter O.
Professor, Biological Sciences
Email: pdunn@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-2253
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~pdunn/
Expertise: The behavioral ecology and conservation of birds, and the evolution and ecology of mating systems and life history strategies. Current interests include the effects of climate change on breeding biology, mating behavior and sexual selection in tree swallows and common yellowthroats, and conservation genetics of prairie-chickens.

DUNNING, Christine
Professor, Governmental Affairs
Email: cdunning@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 227-3399
Expertise: Trauma counseling and corporate counseling, debriefing subsequent to traumatic incidents, acute trauma mitigation in violence and disaster-related incidents. Consultant for such events as the Lockerbie and other air crashes, the 1991 Gulf War, the Chernobyl nuclear accident, the 9/11 Pentagon crash and various school violence and disaster incidents.
Degrees: Ph.D., Michigan State University