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MADISON, Catherine
Associate Scientist, Center for Economic Development
Email: cmadison@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6155
Expertise: Urban planning, environmental planning, economic development, housing, transit, Smart Growth, GIS.
Degrees: M.A., Urban Planning, UW-Milwaulkee; Certificate GIS UW-Milwaukee; B.A., Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh

Professor/Chair, Health Sciences
Email: madsen@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-3862
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/CHS/faculty/madsenm.html
Expertise: Stroke survivors and their spouses: marital satisfaction, equity/commitment, family adaptability/cohesion, and communication between mates; stroke rehabilitation outcomes; students' perceptions of their own and other disciplines using the Interprofessional Perception Scale (IPS). Also, in/adequate prenatal care and outcomes in their children from birth to age 3.
Degrees: Ph.D., Child and Family Studies, UW-Madison, 1985; R.N., State of Wisconsin

MALABY, ?Thomas
Associate Professor, Anthropology
Email: malaby@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5247
Home Page: http://{Home?Page: www.uwm.edu/~malaby
Expertise: Technology, online communities, video games, risk and indeterminacy, modernity, globalization, gambling, social theory, ritual and performance.
Degrees: A.B., Anthropology, Harvard University, 1990; Ph.D., Anthropology, Harvard University, 1998

MALI, Amol
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineerg & Computer Science
Email: mali@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6762
Home Page: http://www.cs.uwm.edu/faculty/mali/
Expertise: Artificial intelligence planning; autonomous intelligent agents; decision making under uncertainty; robot motion planning; cyber trust
Degrees: B.E. (Mechanical Engineering), Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, 1991; M. Tech. (Mechanical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1994; Ph.D. (Computer Science), Arizona State University, Tempe, 1999

MALI, Amol
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Scienc
Email: mali@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6762
Home Page: http://www.cs.uwm.edu/faculty/mali/
Expertise: Artificial intelligence planning, autonomous intelligent agents; decision making under uncertainty; robot motion planning; cyber trust
Degrees: B.E., (Mechanical Engineering), Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, 1991, M. Tech. (Mechanical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1994; Ph.D. (Computer Science), Arizona State University, Tempe, 1999

Professor emeritus, Economics
Email: mamalaki@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4449
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~mamalaki/
Expertise: Economic development and growth in Latin America; money, banking, and financial intermediation; urban economic development; mineral resources and petroleum, history, especially of Chile; microeconomics, macroeconomics and mesoeconomics; accounting; demography; population and labor; forestry; public finance; theory of government expenditures; public choice.

MANGAN, Katie M.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Social Welfare; Marriage and Family Therapy Program
Email: kmm2@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4440
Expertise: Marriage and family therapy; systemic theory and practice; Milan Systemic Theory; death in the family; families and trauma; Tibetan cultural studies in the diaspora: maintenance of culture, religious, and national identities in refugee settings of exile, social suffering, and trauma.
Degrees: B.A., Zoology, Genetics, 1983; M.S.W., Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, 1986; Ph.D. candidate, Anthropology, Socio-Cultural Linguistics, UWM

Assistant Professor, Geography/Center for Women?s Studies
Email: mansson@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-2650
Expertise: Identity formation, gender, Muslim women and Islam in the West, conversion, Islamic feminism.
Degrees: Ph.D., European Ethnonoly, Lund University, Sweden, 2002

MARCUS, Richard
Associate Professor, Finance
Email: marcus@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4103
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~marcus/
Expertise: International financial management, corporate economics, international diversification, defaults, product recalls, price discrimination.
Degrees: B.A., Economics, University of Michigan; M.S., Finance, UW?Madison; M.A. and Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago.

Professor, Sociology
Email: nancym2@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-2216
Expertise: Survey methodology (design of surveys, question wording and questionnaire design, nonresponse, interpretation of survey findings); statistics; interpretation of survey/opinion poll data.
Degrees: M.S., Biostatistics, University of Michigan; Ph.D., Sociology, University of Michigan

Professor, Hebrew Studies
Email: ymazor@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6121
Expertise: Modern and Biblical Hebrew literature, comparative literature, Scandinavian literature, theory of literature, drama, children's literature.

MBALIA, Doreatha
Professor, Africology-General
Email: dmbalia@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-4155/5082
Expertise: Pan-Africanism
Degrees: B.A. M.A. Ph.D.

MCBRIDE, Genevieve G.
Associate Professor, History
Email: gmcbride@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5918 (Women?s Studies),
Expertise: American history, especially of women and minorities, and especially in Wisconsin; American reform movement and reform media history.
Degrees: B.S., Education, UWM; M.S., Marquette University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin?Madison

MCBRIDE, Jessica
Senior Journalism Lecturer, Journalism and Mass Communication
Email: mcbridej@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-3642
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~mcbridej/
Expertise: Print journalism, online, opinion, and social media, internships, and crime reporting.
Degrees: B.A., Mass Communication, M.A., Mass Communication

Professor, Biological Sciences
Email: mcbride@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5844
Expertise: Bacterial gliding motility (the movement of bacteria over surfaces without the aid of flagella or any other obvious organelles of locomotion), the myxobacteria, the lysobacters, and the gliding bacteria that belong to the Cytophaga-Flavo-bacterium-Bacteroides branch of the eubacteria.
Degrees: B.S., Biology, University of Rochester, 1980; Ph.D., Bacteriology, UW?Madison, 1987

MCCAW, R. John
Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese
Email: rjmccaw@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4257
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~rjmccaw/
Expertise: Spanish literature and culture.
Degrees: B.A., Spanish, University of California, Berkeley, 1989; M.A., Romance Languages and Literatures, Princeton University, 1991; Ph.D., Romance Languages and Literatures, Princeton University, 1994

MCHENRY, Lindsay
Associate Professor, Geosciences
Email: lmchenry@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-3951
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~lmchenry/
Expertise: Geology of East African archaeological sites
Degrees: B.A., Dartmouth College, 1998 (Earth Sciences); M.S., Dartmouth College, 2000 (Earth Sciences); Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2004 (Geological Sciences and Quaternary Studies)

MCLEOD, Kevin B.
Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Email: kevinm@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5269
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~kevinm
Expertise: Ordinary differential equations, elliptic and parabolic partial differential equations.
Degrees: B.Sc., Mathematics, Imperial College, London, 1978; Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Minnesota, 1984

Senior Lecturer, Theatre
Email: rtwrae@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4306
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~rtwrae/
Expertise: Acting; Voice and Speech: Linklater, Lessac, Articulation, Heightened Language, Dialects--foreign & domestic; Stage Directing
Degrees: M.F.A., Professional Actor Training Program; B.A., Secondary Education: English & Communications; B.A., English Literature & History;

MCROY, Susan W.
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Email: mcroy@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6695
Home Page: http://www.cs.uwm.edu/~mcroy
Expertise: Artificial intelligence, knowledge representation, human-computer communication, natural language processing, medical informatics.

MELLO, Robin
Assistant Professor, Theatre
Email: rmello@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6066
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~rmello/
Expertise: Theater education, creative arts and learning, storytelling, narrative inquiry.
Degrees: B.F.A., Theatre Arts and Acting; M.S., Educational Psychology; Ph.D., Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies

MERCER, Robert
Research Associate, Physics - General
Email: mercer@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-4958

MERRITT, Marcellus
Associate Professor, Psychology
Email: merrittm@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6145
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~merrittm/
Expertise: Finding psychosocial risk and protective factors for chronic diseases, especially for cardiovascular disease in diverse populations; stress prevention and reduction among at-risk populations such as dementia family caregivers
Degrees: Ph.D., M.S., B.A.

MERSKY, Joshua
Associate Professor, Social Work
Email: mersky@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5003
Home Page: http://uwm.edu/socialwelfare/people/mersky-phd-joshua/
Expertise: Adversity, trauma and resilience; Prevention and intervention; Program evaluation; Translational science
Degrees: B.A., History, Mary Washington College; M.S.W., Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University; Ph.D., Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin-Madison

MERSKY, Joshua
Associate Professor, Social Work
Email: mersky@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5003
Home Page: http://uwm.edu/socialwelfare/people/mersky-phd-joshua/
Expertise: Dr. Mersky’s research interests include child maltreatment and other adverse experiences that undermine health and well-being over the life course. He applies his expertise to the design, application, evaluation, and dissemination of effective practices, programs, and policies.
Degrees: Ph.D., Social Welfare, Minor and Certificate in Prevention Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006 MSW, Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2001 B.A., History, University of Mary Washington, 1995

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Visual Art
Email: meuninck@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-3753
Expertise: Fine Arts Printmaking, Art Education, Online Learning, ESL, & Professional Writing Assistance.
Degrees: B.S., Art Education, Ball State University; M.F.A.; Studio Arts (Printmaking), Minneapolis College of Art and Design

MEYER, Barbara
Professor, Human Movement Sciences
Email: bbmeyer@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4591
Home Page: http://www4.uwm.edu/chs/faculty/63%7Efaculty.html
Expertise: Applied sport psychology & performance psychology: provision of psychological skills training to athletes and other elite level performers (e.g., musicians, dancers, business executives; psychology of injury: identifying psychosocial factors associated with prevention & rehabilitation of sport injury; emotional intelligence among athletes & coaches
Degrees: Ph.D., Michigan State University, Health Education, Counseling Psychology, and Human Performance, 1991; M.A., Michigan State University, Health Education, Counseling Psychology and Human Performance, 1988; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Psychology, 1986

MEYER, Steve
Professor, History
Email: stemey@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5722
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/stemey/
Expertise: American labor, social, and cultural history; history of the automobile industry; history of the blues; history of technology.
Degrees: Ph.D., Rutgers University

MIKOS, Michael J.
Professor, Slavic Languages
Email: mikos@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4948
Home Page: http://www.lrc.uwm.edu/tour/
Expertise: Polish literature, language, and culture.
Degrees: M.A., English, Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski, Poland, 1963; Diploma, Applied Linguistics, University of Edinburgh, 1966; Ph.D., Linguistics, Brown University; 1977

Assistant Professor, History
Email: carym@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6251
Expertise: Native American History with a focus on the Great Lakes region. Publications focus on Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe, Ottawa and Potawatomi)politics 1763-1837.
Degrees: Ph.D, History, UNC-Chapel Hill; M.A., Religious Studies, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; B.A. in Classics University of Iowa

MILLER, Janice
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Email: jsm@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4238
Expertise: Performance appraisal in organizations.

MILLER, Steven J.
Senior Lecturer, Information Studies
Email: mll@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-6640
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/mll/
Expertise: Information Organization, Metadata, Taxonomies, Thesauri, Ontologies, Information Architecture, Cataloging
Degrees: B.A., English, University of Iowa, 1976; M.A., Theology, Marquette University, 1986; M.L.I.S., UWM, 1990; Ph.D. candidate, Religious Studies, Marquette University

MINA, Liliana
Assistant Professor, Admin Leadership
Email: minal@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-1157
Expertise: First-Generation Students, Student Leadership Training, Online Learning and Student Support Services.
Degrees: BA, Criminal Justice - Juvenile Delinquency; MA Student Affairs Administration; PhD Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education, Michigan State University.

MISRA, Devendra K.
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Email: misra@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5252
Expertise: Radio frequency and microwave circuits and systems, electronic instrumentation, electrical characterization of materials, electrical engineering education.
Degrees: Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Michigan State University

MOERCHEN, Victoria A.
Assistant Professor, Human Movement Sciences
Email: moerchev@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-2449
Expertise: Pediatric physical therapy; motor development; developmental motor control.
Degrees: B.S., Physical Therapy; B.A., Bio-Psychology; M.S., Therapeutic Science; Ph.D., Motor Control and Behavior

Associate Professor, Economics
Email: mohtadi@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5334
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~mohtadi/
Expertise: Labor market research, neighborhood indicators based on administrative databases, driver?s license and transportation-to-work issues, child care barriers to employment, post-secondary education, evaluation of job training and education programs, welfare policy, worker benefit policies, student follow-up studies.

Professor, Social Work
Email: rm@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-3289
Expertise: Gerontology; family caregivers; long term care; family support services for older adults; aging policy
Degrees: Ph.D., University of Minnesota

MOORE, John C.
Professor, Psychology
Email: jcm@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4746
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/People/jcm
Expertise: Choice and conditioned reinforcement; theoretical and philosophical psychology, particularly as concerned with behaviorism; the historical development of behaviorism and its contribution to the many areas of American psychology.
Degrees: B.A., Psychology, Kenyon College, 1967; M.A., Psychology, Western Michigan University, 1969; Ph.D., Psychology, University of California, San Diego, 1975

MORAN, Graham R.
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Email: moran@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5031
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~moran/
Expertise: Enzyme chemical mechanisms, with a general interest in how enzymes harness molecular oxygen; steady-state and pre-steady-state methods of examination of enzyme mechanisms.
Degrees: Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of New England, Armidale, Australia, 1996

Professor Emerita, Linguistics
Email: edith@uwm.edu
Expertise: General linguistics, syntax, language typology and language universals, Hungarian language.
Degrees: Ph.D., Linguistics, Indiana University, 1971

MOYER, James R.
Assistant Profesor, Psychology
Email: jrmoyer@uwm.edu
Phone: 414-22-3255
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/Psychology/faculty/moyer.html
Expertise: Cellular, molecular, and behavioral analyses of brain aging; brain changes as a function of associative learning and as a function of the aging process; development and evaluation neurotherapeutics for the treatment of aging-related cognitive decline

MUELLER, Jennifer
Associate Professor, Curriculum & Instruction, School of Education
Email: jennjm@uwm.edu
Phone: (414)229-5246
Expertise: Early Childhood Education, Teacher Professional Development, Culturally Relevant Teaching and Learning, Teaching in Higher Education
Degrees: * BS Elementary Education - UW Madison * MS Educational Foundations and Policy - University of Michigan * PhD Educational Studies - Teacher Education -University of Michigan

MURPHY, Dianne
Associate Instructional Specialist, Lubar School of Business
Email: ddmurphy@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-5713
Expertise: Retail Category Management, Space Planning by JDA Intactix
Degrees: M.B.A., UW-Milwaukee; B.A., Psychology St. Norbert College

MURPHY, Kristen
Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Email: kmurphy@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4468
Home Page: http://www4.uwm.edu/letsci/chemistry/people/murphy.cfm
Expertise: Chemical Education Research; Undergraduate Chemistry; Assessment and Evaluation; Classroom and Programmatic Assessment

Lecturer, FLL - Slavic - General
Email: murphyle@uwm.edu

Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Email: musson@uwm.edu
Phone: (414) 229-4920
Home Page: http://www.uwm.edu/~musson/
Expertise: Algebra, especially Lie algebras, Lie superalgebras and their representations, universal enveloping algebras, rings of differential operators, quantum groups, noncommutative Noetherian rings.
Degrees: Ph.D., Mathematics, Warwick University, England, 1979