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Michele Adams

Michele Adams

Associate Professor, Sociology, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3015 | madams@tulane.edu

Sociology of Marriage and Family; Online Dating Relationship Trajectories; Sociology of Gender; Sociology of Culture; Social Theory; Social Psychology


Richard Ager

Richard D. Ager

Associate Professor, Director, Porter-Cason Institute, School of Social Work

Director, Center for Lifelong Learning, School of Social Work

(504) 862-3470 | ager@tulane.edu

Addictions; Clinical Practice; Evidence-Based Community Practices


Iñaki Alday

Iñaki Alday

Dean, School of Architecture

Richard Koch Chair in Architecture

(504) 865-5392 | ialday@tulane.edu

Architecture and Urbanism, Climate Change, Adaptation, Interdisciplinarity


Katherine Andrinopoulos

Katherine Andrinopoulos

Associate Professor, International Health and Development, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Program Director, International Health and Development MPH Program

(504) 988-4510 | kandrino@tulane.edu

International Health & Development; HIV, Family Planning, Malaria


Rebecca Atencio

Rebecca Atencio

Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese, School of Liberal Arts

Director of Undergraduate Studies in Portuguese, Director of Gender & Sexuality Studies

(504) 862-3401 | ratencio@tulane.edu

Contemporary Brazil, Memory Politics, Gender and Sexuality Studies


William Balée

William Balée

Professor, Anthropology, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3055 | wbalee@tulane.edu

Cultural Anthropology, Amazonia, Historical Ecology, and Ethnobiology.


Carl L. Bankston

Carl L. Bankston

Professor, Sociology, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3024 | cbankst@tulane.edu

International Migration; Sociology of Religion, Sociology of Education.


Robin Bartram

Robin Bartram

Assistant Professor, Sociology, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862 3010 | rbartram@tulane.edu

Urban Studies; Housing and the Built Environment; Inequality, Governance and Legal Studies; Gender and Sexuality Studies


William E. Bertrand

William E. Bertrand

Wisner Professor, Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

(504) 865-5240 | wbertran@tulane.edu

Surveillance Systems; Multi-Method Evaluation Information Systems; Social Epidemiology


Joan Blakey

Joan Blakey

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, School of Social Work

(504) 862-3493 | jblakey1@tulane.edu

Trauma and Substance Abuse Among Women Involved with the Child Protection and Criminal Justice Systems

 


Fred Buttell

Fred Buttell

Professor, School of Social Work

Director, Elizabeth Wisner Center for Research on Children and Families

(504) 865-3486 | buttell@tulane.edu

Intimate Partner Violence; Batterer Intervention Program Evaluation; Community-Based Correction Programs


Richard Campanella

Richard Campanella

Senior Professor of Practice, School of Architecture

(504) 862-8453 | rcampane@tulane.edu

Urban Geography; History and Demography of New Orleans


M. Pia Chaparro

M. Pia Chaparro

Assistant Professor, International Health and Development, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

(504) 988-4533 | pchaparro@tulane.edu

Social and Environmental Determinants of Obesity; Double Burden of Malnutrition in Latin America; Food Insecurity


Xiaojin Chen

Xiaojin Chen

Associate Professor, Sociology, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3008 | xchen1@tulane.edu

Migration and Children's Development in China; Developmental and Life Course Criminology;  Victimization; Social Statistics 


Marina Craciun

Mariana Craciun

Assistant Professor, Sociology, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3002 | mcraciun@tulane.edu

Sociology of Medicine and Mental Health; Science and Technology Studies; Qualitative Methods 


Michael Cunningham

Michael Cunningham

Associate Provost, Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Professor, Psychology and African and African American Diaspora Studies, School of Liberal Arts  

Suzanne and Stephen Weiss Presidential Fellow

(504) 862-3308 | mcunnin1@tulane.edu

Adolescent Development; Resilience and Vulnerability in African American Children and Adolescents


Allison Emmerson

Allison Emmerson

Assistant Professor, Classical Studies, School of Liberal Arts

504-862-3083 | aemmerso@tulane.edu

Roman Archaeology; Pompeii; Ancient Italy; Urbanism; Death and the City


Francisco Estrada-Belli

Francisco Estrada-Belli

Research Assistant Professor, Archaeology, School of Liberal Arts 

(504) 865-5335 | festrad1@tulane.edu

Maya Archaeology; Remote Sensing and Lidar; Geographic Information Systems


Reggie Ferreira

Associate Professor, School of Social Work

Program Director, Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy

(504) 862-3479 | rferrei@tulane.edu

Community Disaster Resilience; Social Vulnerability Studies; Special Needs Populations


Charles R. Figley

Charles R. Figley

Associate Dean for Research, School of Social Work

Professor, School of Social Work

Paul Henry Kurzweg Distinguished Chair in Disaster Mental Health 

Director, Traumatology Institute

(504) 862-3473 | figley@tulane.edu

Traumatology; Disaster Mental Health; Psychosocial Stress


Terrence Fitzmorris

Terrence Fitzmorris

Adjunct Professor, History, School of Liberal Arts 

Associate Dean, School of Continuing Studies

(504) 865-5555 | tfitzmo@tulane.edu

Louisiana History from the 1840s to Civil Rights Era; New Orleans History; Irish and Irish-American Life; Louisiana During Huey Long's regime


Samantha Francois

Samantha Francois

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

504-862-3496 | sfrancoi@tulane.edu

Adolescent Development, Vulnerability, and Resilience in African American Communities; Systemic Violence; School-to-Prison Pipeline


Guadalupe Garcia

Guadalupe García

Associate Professor, History, Latin American Studies, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-8539 | ggarcia4@tulane.edu

History of Cities in Latin America and the Caribbean; Colonialism, Race, and Mapping


 
Rubén García Rubio

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture 

504-314-2327 | grubio@tulane.edu

Architecture and Urbanism


Maurya W. Glaude

Maurya W. Glaude

Professor of Practice, School of Social Work

(504) 247-1456 | gmaurya@tulane.edu

Adolescent Development, Mental Health, Continuing Care Services, and Substance Use Disorders; Culturally Relevant Practice Models


Kevin Fox Gotham

Kevin Fox Gotham

Professor, Sociology, School of Liberal Arts

Director, Urban Studies Program

Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3004 | kgotham@tulane.edu

Urban Sociology; Comparative-Historical Sociology; Sociology of Culture, Race and Ethnicity


Tonya Cross Hansel

Tonya Cross Hansel

DSW Program Director, School of Social Work

(504) 247-1450 | tcross1@tulane.edu

Disaster Mental Health; Trauma; Program Evaluation and Service Outcome Research


Douglas N. Harris

Douglas N. Harris

Professor, Chair, Economics, School of Liberal Arts

Schleider Foundation Chair in Public Education

(504) 862-8352 | dharri5@tulane.edu

Economics of Education; Teacher Labor Markets; Charter Schools


Andy Horowitz

Assistant Professor of History, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-8608 | ahorowitz@tulane.edu

Modern American Political; Cultural and Environmental History


Brian Horowitz

Sizeler Family Professor, Jewish Studies, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3075 | horowitz@tulane.edu

Jewish Urbanism; Central and Eastern Europe; Israeli Politics, Economics, and Culture


Oliver Houck

Professor, Latin American Studies, School of Law

(504) 865-5946 | ohouck@tulane.edu

Environmental, Natural Resources and Criminal Law; Wildlife, Wetland, Coastal and Pollution Issues


Xin Jiang

Xin Jiang

Assistant Professor, Sociology, School of Liberal Arts

xjiang11@tulane.edu

Juvenile Delinquency, Criminology; Immigrant Assimilation


Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson

Associate Professor, Sociology, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3016 | kjohns25@tulane.edu

Sociology of Reproduction; Sociology of Health, Illness, and Healthcare; Family Sociology; Sociology of Gender, Feminist Theory


Margarita Jover

Margarita Jover

Associate Professor, School of Architecture

(504) 314-2334 | mjover@tulane.edu

Ecologies of Urban Prosperity; Socioecological Urbanism; Flooding Dynamics and Public Space


Carl Kendall

Carl Kendall

Professor, Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine

Director, Center for Global Health Equity, School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine

(504) 988-5347 | ckendall@tulane.edu

Sociocultural Components of Disease; Medical Anthropology; HIV prevention and Treatment; Health Disparities


Sally J. Kenney

Newcomb College Endowed Chair and Professor, Political Science, School of Liberal Arts

Executive Director, Newcomb College Institute

(504) 865-5422 | skenney@tulane.edu

Women and Politics; Feminist Organizations; and Feminist Social Movements.


Michael Kuczynski

Michael Kuczynski

Professor, English, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 869-8150 | mkuczyn@tulane.edu

Chaucer and Middle English Literature; Religion and Literature in Medieval and Early Modern England; Poetry and the Visual Arts


J. Celeste Lay

Associate Professor, Political Science, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-8323 | jlay@tulane.edu

American Political Behavior; Political Socialization; Rural and Urban Politics; Voting Behavior, and Public Policy


Amalia Leguizamón

Assistant Professor, Sociology, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3009 | aleguiza@tulane.edu

Political Economy of the Environment in Latin America; Social Movements; Agrarian and Food studies; Resource Extraction Projects and Technologies


Camilo Arturo Leslie

Camilo Arturo Leslie

Assistant Professor, Sociology, School of Liberal Arts

cleslie1@tulane.edu

Sociology of Law and Economics; Comparative and Historical Sociology; White-Collar Crime


Marva L. Lewis

Marva L. Lewis

Associate Professor, School of Social Work

mlewis@tulane.edu

Parent-Child Attachment; Racism-Based Stress; Culturally Valid Research Methods; Colorism in African American Families


Jana K. Lipman

Jana K. Lipman

Associate Professor, History, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-8618 | jlipman@tulane.edu

Immigration; Refugees; Labor and Working Class History; US Empire


Ana M. López

Associate Provost, Office of Academic Affairs

Director, Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Professor, Communication, Latin American Studies, Urban Studies, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 865-5261 | lopez@tulane.edu

Latin American Film, Media, Television, and Popular Culture


Aubrey Spriggs Madkour

Associate Professor, Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

(504) 988-3540 | aspriggs@tulane.edu

Adolescent Health and Development; Teen Dating Violence; Social and Determinants of Health; Sexual and Reproductive Health


Adeline Masquelier

Professor, Anthropology, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3594 | amasquel@tulane.edu

Cultural Anthropology; Religion; Medicine; Gender; West Africa


Nancy Maveety

Professor, Chair, Political Science, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-8300 | nance@tulane.edu

U.S. Supreme Court Studies; Judicial Decision Making; Comparative Judicial Politics


Vicki Mayer

Associate Dean for Academic Initiatives and Curriculum

Professor, Communications, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3035 | vmayer@tulane.edu

Media Audiences, Production Studies, Communication Labor, Political Economy; Citizenship and Culture, Latin American and Latino Media, Alternative and Community Media


Catherine McKinley

Associate Professor, School of Social Work

(504) 862-3495 | catmckinley@tulane.edu

Indigenous Communities; Historical Oppression; Family Violence; Mental Health Disparities


Laura McKinney

Associate Professor, Sociology, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3013 | lauramc@tulane.edu

Environmental Sociology; Global Social Change and Development; Global and Local Sustainability; Rural and Community Development; Quantitative Methodologies


John McLachlan

Professor, Pharmacology, School of Medicine
Weatherhead Distinguished Professor, Environmental Studies
Adjunct Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

(504) 988-6910 | jmclach@tulane.edu

Developmental Pharmacology; Environmental Estrogens; Human Health and Behavior


Laura Murphy

Clinical Associate Professor, Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Lead Convener, Graduate and Professional Programs and Coordinator of Design Thinking Outreach at the Taylor Center

(504) 988-2681 | lmurphy@tulane.edu

Social Innovation and Design; Environmental Change and Sustainability; Technology; Global Development Theories and Practice


Christopher Oliver

Professor of Practice, Sociology, Environmental Studies, School of Liberal Arts

Jill H. and Avram A. Glazer Professorship and Carnegie Corporation of New York, Professor of Social Entrepreneurship III, Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking

(504) 865-5541 | coliver6@tulane.edu

Urban Political Ecology; Environmental Sociology; Urban Development and State Policies; Human Health and Behavior; Housing and Inequality


Stephen Ostertag

Professor of Practice, Sociology, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3023 | sostertag@tulane.edu

Cultural Sociology; Media Sociology; Cognition, Crime and Incarceration; Social Control; Media Representations of Racism and Systemic Oppression


Marlene Otte

Marline Otte

Associate Professor, Sizeler Professorship of History, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-8621 | motte@tulane.edu

Modern European History; Germany and Cultural History; German Popular Entertainment


Stacy Overstreet

Stacy Overstreet

Professor, Psychology, School of Science and Engineering

(504) 862-3332 | soverst@tulane.edu

Childhood Trauma and Chronic Stress; Family Violence; School-Based Intervention; Trauma-Informed Care


Patrick Rafail

Patrick Rafail

Associate Professor, Sociology, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3001 | prafail@tulane.edu

Social Movements and Collective Behavior; Applied Statistics; Political Sociology; Social Control; Complex Organizations; Urban Policing; Machine Learning; Natural Language Processing.


Carol McMichael Reese

Carol McMichael Reese

Director, CCC Program, City, Culture, Community PhD Program, Urban Studies Track

Favrot Professor, Architecture, Latin American Studies, School of Architecture

(504) 314-2328 | creese1@tulane.edu

Architectural History, Theory, and Criticism; Urban History and Theory; Complex Political Context of Development; U.S. Urban Environments in the 19th - 20th Centuries


Thomas F. Reese

Thomas F. Reese

Executive Director, Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies

Professor, Art History, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 865-5164 | treese@tulane.edu

Eighteenth-Century Spanish Art and Politics; Cultural Contact in Sixteenth-Century Mexico; Devotional Space in Colonial Andean Society; Contemporary Architectural Practice in Europe and the Americas


Matt K. Sakakeeny

Matt K. Sakakeeny

Associate Professor, Music, Ethnomusicology, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 865-5274 | mattsak@tulane.edu

New Orleans Culture; African American Music; the Intersection of Music, Race, and Power


Mimi Schippers

Mimi Schippers

Professor, Chair, Sociology, Gender and Sexuality Studies, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3011 | mimi@tulane.edu

Gender and Sexuality; Feminist Theory; Social Theory and Cultural Studies; Queer Theory, Polyamory, and Non-Monogamies


Kenneth Schwartz

Kenneth Schwartz

Professor, School of Architecture

Michael Sacks Chair in Civic Engagement and Social Entrepreneurship, Director of Phyllis Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking

(504) 314-2376 | kschwartz@tulane.edu

Community Planning; Design Excellence in Architecture; Civic Engagement and Social Innovation


Thomas W. Sherry

Thomas W. Sherry

Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, School of Science and Engineering
Siegel Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Entrepreneurship and Design Thinking

(504) 862-8296 | tsherry@tulane.edu

Migratory Bird Ecology; Tropical Ecology and Evolution; Conservation Biology; Global Climate Change


G. Eduardo Silva

G. Eduardo Silva

Lydian Chair Professor, Friezo Foundation Chair, Political Science, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-8312 | gesilva@tulane.edu

Latin American Politics; Comparative Political Economy; Sustainable Development


David Smilde

David Smilde

Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Social Relations, Sociology, School of Liberal Arts

(504) 862-3012 | dsmilde@tulane.edu

Sociology of Culture; Sociology of Religion; Social Movements; Political Sociology; Human Rights and Latin America


Benjamin Smith

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture 

Director of Graduate Programs, Architecture

(504) 314-2335 | bsmith34@tulane.edu

Advanced Architectural Practices, Architecture and Aesthetics, Institutions and Pedagogy


Nicholas Randolph Spitzer

Nicholas Randolph Spitzer

Professor, American Studies, Professor, Anthropology

(504) 865-5336 | nspitzer@tulane.edu

American vernacular music, Ethnography of Gulf South expressive culture, Cultural conservation, Creoles and cultural creolization, Public cultural policy, Creative practice as producer and host of American Routes (co-produced by American Public Media).


John H. Stubbs

John H. Stubbs

Director, Master of Preservation Studies
Christovich Senior Professor of Preservation Practice

(504) 314-2367 | jstubbs2@tulane.edu

International Architectural Preservation, Architectural History, Preservation Planning


Catherine Taylor

Catherine Taylor

Associate Professor, Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences

(504) 988-0292 | ctaylor5@tulane.edu

Children, social norms, and violence prevention, Child maltreatment, intimate partner violence and their co-occurrence, Child physical abuse, Determinants of childhood aggression, Mass media/communication and public health, Primary prevention, Program evaluation, Social epidemiology.


Katherine Theall

Katherine Theall

Associate Professor, Cecile Usdin Professorship in Women's Health
Director, Mary Amelia Women's Center, Department of Global Community Health & Behavioral Science, Public Health & Tropical Medicine

(504) 988-4535 | ktheall@tulane.edu

Social determinants of health, social epidemiology, women and children's mental and behavioral health.


Allison Truitt

Allison Truitt

Associate Professor, Anthropology, Urban Studies

(504) 862-3058 | atruitt@tulane.edu

Sociocultural anthropology, Economic transformations, Money and other means of circulation, Cities, consumption, and globalization, and Southeast Asia, Vietnam.


Mark Van Landingham

Mark Van Landingham

Thomas C. Keller Professor, Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

(504) 988-2113 | mvanlan@tulane.edu

Migration and Health, Immigrant Health, Disasters and Health, and HIV/AIDS.


Chad Van Schoelandt

Chad Van Schoelandt

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy

(504) 862-3379 | cvanscho@tulane.edu

Social and Political Philosophy; Political Economy; Social Norms and Social Morality