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Michele Adams

Michele Adams

Associate Professor, Chair, Department of Sociology

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

Sociology of marriage and family, sociology of gender, sociology of culture, social theory, and social psychology
 


 

Richard Ager

Richard D. Ager

Associate Professor, Director, Porter-Cason Institute
Director, Center for Lifelong Learning, School of Social Work

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

Addictions, Clinical practice, Community practice and facilitating the adoption of evidence-based practices in the community.


 

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, 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
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

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

Cultural Anthropology, Amazonia, Historical Ecology, and Ethnobiology.


 

Carl L. Bankston

Carl L. Bankston

Professor, Sociology

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

International migration and Sociology of education.


 

Robin Bartram

Robin Bartram

Assistant Professor of Sociology

(504) 862 3010 | rbartram@tulane.edu

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


 

William E. Bertrand

William E. Bertrand

Wisner Professor of Public Health

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

Food Security, Emergency and Disaster Response, Resilience, Migration, Latin America


 

Joan Blakey

Joan Blakey

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, School of Social Work

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

Women, Trauma and Involvement with the Child Protection and Criminal Justice Systems


 

Catherine Burnette

Catherine Burnette

Assistant Professor, Social Work

(504) 862-3495 | cburnet3@tulane.edu

Indigenous Communities, historical oppression, family violence, and mental health disparities.


 

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, especially from the perspective of community-based, offender rehabilitation


 

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, 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

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

Migration and Children's Development in China, Life Course/Developmental Criminology,  Victimization, Research Methods, and Social Statistics. 


 

Marina Craciun

Mariana Craciun

Assistant Professor, Sociology

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

Sociology of Medicine and Mental Health, Science and Technology Studies, Expertise, Knowledge, Professions, Qualitative Methods 


 

Michael Cunningham

Michael Cunningham

Associate Provost, Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Professor, Psychology and African and African American Diaspora Studies Program 

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

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


 

Elke Johanna de Buhr

Elke Johanna de Buhr

Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Senior Research Associate, Charité Medical School (Humboldt University of Berlin/Free University of Berlin) 

(504) 988-7209 | edebuhr@tulane.edu

Child Health, Protection and Wellbeing; Migration and Human Trafficking; Health Literacy; HIV/AIDS Monitoring and Evaluation


 

Allison Emmerson

Allison Emmerson

Assistant Professor, Classical Studies

aemmerso@tulane.edu

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


 

Francisco Estrada-Belli

Francisco Estrada-Belli

Research Assistant Professor, Archaeology 

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

Maya, Remote Sensing, Lidar, Archaeology, Urbanism, Agriculture


 

Reggie Ferreira

Reggie Ferreira

Associate Professor, Social Work

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

Community disaster resilience, Special needs populations, Social vulnerability studies.


 

Charles R. Figley

Charles R. Figley

Professor, Paul Henry Kurzweg Distinguished Chair in Disaster Mental Health, Director, Traumatology Institute
Associate Dean for Research, Social Work

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

Psychology, Family studies, and Traumatology, Disaster Mental Health.


 

Terrence Fitzmorris

Terrence Fitzmorris

Adjunct Professor, History
Associate Dean, School of Continuing Studies

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

Modern Louisiana history (1840s-Civil Rights Era), New Orleans history, Irish and Irish American life, and Louisiana during Huey Long's regime.


 

Samantha Francois

Samantha Francois

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

sfrancoi@tulane.edu

Adolescence, Systemic Violence, Community Resilience, School-to-Prison Pipeline


 

Guadalupe Garcia

Guadalupe Garcia

Assistant Professor, History, Latin American Studies

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

Late-colonial and early-modern Latin American history, with a particular focus on urban history, the Caribbean and Cuba.


 

Maurya W. Glaude

Maurya W. Glaude

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

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

Health Disparities; Adolescent Development and Mental Health; Continuing Care Services for Adolescents Experiencing Substance Use Disorders; Culturally Relevant Practice Models for Minority Adolescents and Their Families; Innovative Social Work Teaching Methods


 

Kevin Fox Gotham

Kevin Fox Gotham

Professor, Sociology
Director, Social Policy and Practice, Urban Studies
Associate Dean, School of Liberal Arts

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

Urban sociology, Comparative-historical sociology, Social theory, and 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, Trauma, Program Evaluation and Service Outcome Research


 

Douglas N. Harris

Douglas N. Harris

Professor of Economics and Schleider Foundation Chair in Public Education

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

Economics of education.
 


 

Andy Horowitz

Andy Horowitz

Assistant Professor of History

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

Modern American Political, Cultural, and Environmental History


 

Brian Horowitz

Brian Horowitz

Sizeler Family Professor of Jewish Studies

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

Jewish Urbanism; The Cities of Jewish Central and Eastern Europe; Cosmopolitanism in Odessa, Jewish St. Petersburg and Moscow


 

Oliver Houck

Oliver Houck

Professor, School of Law, Latin American Studies

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

Environmental Law


 

Xin Jiang

Xin Jiang

Assistant Professor, Sociology

xjiang11@tulane.edu

Juvenile Delinquency, Criminological Theory, Crime Control, Immigrant Assimilation


 

Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson

Assistant Professor, Sociology

(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, Architecture and Urban Design, Socioecological Urbanism


 

Carl Kendall

Carl Kendall

Professor, Director, Center for Global Health Equity, Department of Global Community Health & Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine

(504) 988-5347 | carl.kendall@gmail.com

Behavioral, sociocultural components of disease, Medical Anthropology, HIV prevention and treatment.


 

Sally J. Kenney

Sally J. Kenney

Newcomb College Endowed Chair, Professor of Political Science
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

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

Middle English literature (especially Chaucer), intersections between religion and literature in medieval and early modern England, and the relationship between poetry and the visual arts.


 

J. Celeste Lay

J. Celeste Lay

Associate Professor, Associate Chair, Political Science

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

American political behavior, with emphases on political socialization, rural and urban politics, voting behavior, and public policy.


 

Amalia Leguizamon

Amalia Leguizamon

Assistant Professor, Sociology

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

Environmental Sociology; Development Sociology; Globalization; Technology & Socio-Environmental Change; Collective Behavior/Social Movements; Comparative Sociology/Historical Sociology; Political Economy; Agrarian Studies; Food studies; Latin American Studies.


 

Camilo Arturo Leslie

Camilo Arturo Leslie

Assistant Professor, Sociology
Stone Center for Latin American Studies

cleslie1@tulane.edu

 


 

Marva L. Lewis

Marva L. Lewis

Associate Professor, School of Social Work

mlewis@tulane.edu

 


 

Jana K. Lipman

Jana K. Lipman

Associate Professor, History

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

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


 

Ana M. Lopez

Ana M. Lopez

Director, Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute
Professor, Communication, Latin American Studies, Urban Studies
Associate Provost, Office of Academic Affairs

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

Latin American film, media, television, and popular culture.


 

Aubrey Spriggs Madkour

Aubrey Spriggs Madkour

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

(504) 988-1127 | aspriggs@tulane.edu

Adolescent health and development, Partner violence, Social and contextual determinants of health outcomes, Social theory, Sexual and reproductive health, and Demography and population health.


 

Adeline Masquelier

Adeline Masquelier

Professor, Anthropology

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

Cultural anthropology, religion, medicine, gender; West Africa.


 

Nancy Maveety

Nancy Maveety

Chair and Professor, Political Science

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

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


 

Vicki Mayer

Vicki Mayer

Professor, Communications

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

Media audiences, production studies, communication labor, citizenship and culture, Latin American and Latino media, alternative and community media.


 

Laura McKinney

Laura McKinney

Assistant Professor, Sociology

(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

John McLachlan

Weatherhead Distinguished Professor, Environmental Studies
Director, Professor of Pharmacology

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

Environment, Human health, and Behavior.


 

Laura Murphy

Laura Murphy

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Global Health Systems and Development, Latin American Studies
Lead Convener, Graduate and Professional Programs and Coordinator of Design Thinking Outreach at the Taylor Center

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

Population, Environment, Technology, and Development issues.


 

Christopher Oliver

Christopher Oliver

Professor of Practice, Department of Sociology and Environmental Studies  

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

Urban political ecology, urban and environmental sociology, urban development and state policies. Environment, Human health, and Behavior.


 

Stephen Ostertag

Stephen Ostertag

Professor of Practice, Department of Sociology

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

Cultural Sociology, Media Sociology, Cognition, Crime and Incarceration, Social Control


 

Marlene Otte

Marlene Otte

Associate Professor, Sizeler Professor, History

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

Modern European history focusing on Germany and cultural history.


 

Stacy Overstreet

Stacy Overstreet

Professor and Chair, Psychology

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

Child trauma and chronic stress; Community violence exposure and its impact on  psychosocial and academic functioning of children.


 

Patrick Rafail

Patrick Rafail

Assistant Professor, Sociology

(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

Favrot Professor, Architecture
Director, CCC Program, Latin American Studies, Urban Studies

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

Architectural history, theory, and criticism and Urban history and theory, focused on 19th-20th centuries in the Americas.


 

Thomas F. Reese

Thomas F. Reese

Professor, Art History
Executive Director, Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies

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

Eighteenth-century Spanish art and politics, Culture contact in sixteenth-century Mexico, Devotional space in Colonial Andean society, and Contemporary architectural practice in Europe and the Americas.


 

Matt K. Sakakeeny

Matt K. Sakakeeny

Assistant Professor, Music, African and African Diaspora Studies, American Studies

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

New Orleans culture, African American music.


 

Mimi Schippers

Mimi Schippers

Professor, Sociology, Gender and Sexuality Studies

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

Gender, Sexuality, Theory, and Cultural Studies.


 

Kenneth Schwartz

Kenneth Schwartz

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

(504) 314-2361 | kschwartz@tulane.edu

Preservation, Urban design and Community planning.


 

Thomas W. Sherry

Thomas W. Sherry

Professor, Dept. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Siegel Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, Phyllis M. Taylor Cntr. for Social Entrepreneurship and Design Thinking

tsherry@tulane.edu

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


 

G. Eduardo Silva

G. Eduardo Silva

Lydian Chair Professor, Political Science

(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

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

Social movements, human rights and culture in Venezuela.


 

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