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Faculty

Oscar Baldelomar

  • Assistant Professor
  • B.A., California State University, Los Angeles
  • M.A., California State University, Los Angeles
  • M.A., California State University, Los Angeles
  • Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Oscar Baldelomar

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expertise

  • Cognition and Identity Development
  • Intersection of Social Identities in Children and Adolescents
  • Culture and Identity Development



Joseph Beaver

  • Lecturer
  • Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson
  • M.A., University of Tulsa
  • B.G.S., University of Kansas

Joseph Beaver

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expertise

  • Geography
  • Quantitative methods and computer modeling in archaeology
  • Epipaleolithic and Neolithic societies of the Middle East
  • Human/prey dynamics



Christopher Butler

  • Teaching Specialist
  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz (in progress)
  • M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
  • M.A., University of Notre Dame
  • B.A., Miami University

Chris Butler

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expertise

  • International development
  • Social movements
  • Political ecology/environmental issues
  • Sports
  • Gender



Donna Chollett

  • Professor
    LAAS Coordinator
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University
  • M.A., Iowa State University
  • B.S., Iowa State University

Donna Chollett

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expertise

  • Political Economy of Agrarian Systems, Anthropology of Food
  • Rural Communities and Sociocultural Change in Latin America
  • Social Movements, Social Justice, Human Rights

Interdisciplinary Contributions

  • Anthropology/Sociology
  • Latin American Area Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies



Rebecca Dean

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Arizona
  • M.A., University of Arizona
  • B.A., University of Michigan

Rebecca Dean

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expertise

  • Agricultural societies in southern Arizona and the Mediterranean
  • Spread and development of farming
  • Impact of agricultural societies on the landscape and animals



Solomon Gashaw

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
  • S.J.D./Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Law School
  • M.L.I., University of Wisconsin
  • B.A., Haile Sellassie I University, Addis Ababa - Ethiopia

Soloman Gashaw

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expertise

  • Sociological Theory
  • Law and Sociology
  • Social Movement
  • Ethnicity and the State



Farah Gilanshah

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • M.A., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • B.A., National University of Iran- Tehran, Iran

Farah Gilanshah

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expertise

  • Ethnic Community
  • International Migration, Research Methodology
  • Gerontology



Tom Johnson

  • Associate Professor
  • B.A., St. Olaf College
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Thomas Johnson

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expertise

  • Perception
  • Attention
  • Language Behavior
  • Creativity



Nick Leonard

  • Lecturer
  • B.S., St. John's University
  • M.A., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Nick Leonard

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expertise

  • Patterns and predictors of mental health service utilization. Specifically, school-based mental health supports and services.



Leslie Meek

  • Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award
  • John Tate Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising

Leslie Meek

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expertise

  • Biopsychology
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Effects of Environment on Offspring Development (daylength and alcohol)
  • Maternal Behavior
  • Sexual Differentiation



Kerry Michael

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
  • M.A., University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • B.S., Athens State University

Kerry Michael

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expertise

  • Individual differences and personality factors in health and disease
  • Psychoneuroimmunology
  • Psychoneuroendocrinology



Cristina Ortiz

  • Assistant Professor

Cristina Ortiz

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Heather Peters

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Arizona
  • M.A., University of Arizona
  • B.A., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • B.S., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Heather Peters

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expertise

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Sport Psychology
  • Multicultural Psychology
  • Eating Disorders



Jennifer Rothchild

  • Associate Professor
    Coordinator of the Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies (GWSS) Program
  • Ph.D., American University
  • M.A., Georgia State University
  • B.A., Miami University
  • Alumni Association Teaching Award

Jennifer Rothchild

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expertise

  • Gender and Development
  • Qualitative Methodology
  • Systems of Inequality
  • Childhood Studies
  • South Asian Studies



Kevin Stefanek

  • Assistant Professor
  • Counselor
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University, Sports Psychology
  • M.A., Michigan State University, Counseling
  • M.S., Boise State University
  • B.A., University of California

Kevin Stefanek

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expertise

  • Leadership
  • Motivation
  • Sport Management
  • Martial Arts

Research

  • National Collegiate Taekwondo Association


Cheryl Stewart

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., Miami University
  • M.A., Miami University
  • B.S., George Mason University

Cheryl Stewart

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expertise

  • Cognition
  • Attention
  • Learning|Memory (including both individual and group memory)
  • Specific factors that influence student learning in educational environments



Dennis Stewart

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., Miami University
  • M.A., Miami University
  • B.S., University of Illinois

Dennis Stewart

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expertise

  • Group dynamics
  • Social Influence
  • Gender Stereotypes
  • Political Psychology
  • Consumer Psychology
  • Teaching of Psychology.