Dr. Brian Burke
Professor of Psychology

Expertise 

  • Scholarship of teaching
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Terror management theory

Education

  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Arizona, 2003
  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Arizona, 1999
  • B.S., Psychology, McGill University, 1997

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Dr. Steven Fenster
Associate Dean / Division Coordinator
Professor of Biology, & NIH-MARC Program Director

Interests

  • Molecular neurobiology
  • Neural cell biology
  • Molecular genetics

Education

  • Ph.D., Cell Biology, University of Alabama-Birmingham, 2000
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, University of California-San Diego, 1991

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Dr. Dawn Mulhern
Associate Dean / Division Coordinator
Professor of Anthropology & Coordinator of the Forensic Studies Minor

Expertise

  • Skeletal biology
  • Forensic anthropology
  • Bioarchaeology
  • Paleopathology
  • Human evolution
  • Repatriation

Education

  • Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1996
  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1994
  • B.S., Cornell University, 1992

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Dr. Ryan Schwarz
Associate Professor of Biology

Expertise

  • Symbiont communities of bees
  • Trypanosomatid parasites of insects
  • Phylogenetics and genomics
  • Honey bee biology and health
  • Invertebrate immune systems

Education

  • Ph.D., Biology, University of New Mexico, 2007
  • B.S., Renewable Natural Resources, University of Arizona, 1995

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Jesse Tune
Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Research Expertise

  • Ice Age hunter-gatherers
  • Colonization processes
  • Human-environment relationships
  • Human behavioral ecology
  • Lithic technological organization
  • Geoarchaeology
  • Drone-based remote sensing

Education

  • Ph.D., Anthropology, Texas A&M University, 2015
  • M.A., Anthropology, American University, 2010
  • B.S., Anthropology, Middle Tennessee State University, 2008
  • B.S., Aerospace, Middle Tennessee State University, 2008

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Dr. David Vásquez-Hurtado
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages

Areas of expertise

  • Hispanic Studies 
  • Monsters in Literature and film
  • Criminology 
  • Critical Theory
  • Spanish for the Professions 
  • Creative Writing 
  • Early Modern Spanish and Colonial Literature 

Education

  • Ph.D., in Spanish Literature, University of Florida
  • M.A., in Spanish, University of Florida
  • Lawyer, Universidad de San Buenaventura (Colombia)  

 

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Dr. Benjamin Waddell
Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

  • International migration
  • Poverty and inequality
  • Crime
  • Race and ethnicity
  • Research methods

Education

  • 2013    Ph.D., Sociology, University of New Mexico
  • 2009    M.A., Latin American Studies, University of New Mexico
  • 2005    B.A., International Relations, University of Colorado

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