Media Guide

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Aerodynamics
Chelakara Subramanian, Professor, Aerospace Engineering. B.E.M.E., Bangalore University; M.E.A.E., Indian Institute of Science; Ph.D., University of Newcastle, Australia. 

Aerospace instrumentation
Chelakara Subramanian, Professor, Aerospace Engineering. B.E.M..E, Bangalore University; M.E.A.E., Indian Institute of Science; Ph.D., University of Newcastle, Australia. 

Air conditioning systems
Pei-feng Hsu, Professor, Mechanical Engineering. B.S., National Taiwan University; M.S., State University of New York, Buffalo; Ph.D., University of Texas. 

Alternative fuels
Frank Leslie, Adjunct Professor, Environmental Science and Ocean Engineering. B.S., Tri-State University; M.S., Florida Institute of Technology. 

Alzheimer's disease
Frank Webbe, Professor, Psychology.  B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida.

Shaohua Xu, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences. B.S., Nanjing University; Ph.D., Purdue University.

Ancient and medieval rhetorical theory
Alan Rosiene, Assistant Professor,  English and Humanities.  B.A., Wesleyan University; Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Aquaculture
Junda Lin, Professor, Biological Sciences, and Director, Institute for Marine Research. B.S., Xiamen University; M.S., Rutgers University;  Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
Jonathan Shenker, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences. B.S., Cornell University; M.S., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., Oregon State University.

Artificial neural networks
Fredric Ham, Dean, College of Engineering, and Harris Professor, B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E., Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Astronomy

Asteroids

Terry Oswalt, Department Head, Physics and Space Sciences.  B.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Black Holes
Daniel Batcheldor, Assistant Professor, Physics and Space Science. B.S., Ph.D., University of Hertfordshire.

General

Terry Oswalt, Department Head, Physics and Space Sciences.  B.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Multicultural history of astronomy

Hakeem Oluseyi; Assistant Professor, Physics and Space Sciences. B.S., Tougaloo College; Ph.D., Stanford University.

Ortega Telescope and Observatory
Daniel Batcheldor, Assistant Professor, Physics and Space Science. B.S., Ph.D., University of Hertfordshire.

Autism spectrum disorders
Ivy Chong, Program Director, Scott Center for Autism Treatment. B.A., University of Manitoba; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Aviation

Airport planning and operations
Ballard M. "Mike" Barker, Associate Professor, School of Aeronautics. B.S.,U.S. Military Academy; M.A., Ph.D., Oklahoma University.  

Aviation human factors
John Deaton, Professor, Program Chair, Human Factors Program, School of Aeronautics. B.A., M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., The Catholic University of America. 

Biofuels in aviation
Ulreen Jones, Instructor, Aviation Management. B.S., University of London, U.K.; M.S., Florida Tech.

Women in aviation
Victoria Dunbar, instructor, College of Aeronautics, B.S., M.S., Indiana State University.

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Biology

Bioethics
Tristan Fiedler, Associate Vice President for Federal Research Programs and Corporate Relations. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Miami.
Douglas Bailey, Adjunct Professor, Humanities. B.A., Mount St. Paul College; M.A., Catholic University of America; Ph.D., Florida Institute of Technology. (Chaplain, Catholic Campus Ministry).

Biological clocks (circadian rhythm)
Michael S. Grace, Associate Dean, College of Science, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences. B.S. Georgia Institute of Technology;
M.S., Ph.D., Emory University School of Medicine.

Biosensors
Julia Grimwade, Professor, Biological Sciences. B.A. Wellesley College; Ph.D., State university of New York-Buffalo.

Birth defects
Julia Grimwade, Professor, Biological Sciences. B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., State University of New York-Buffalo. 

Conservation
Mark Bush, Professor, Biological Sciences.  B.Sc., University of Hull, U.K.; M.S., Duke University; Ph.D., University of Hull, U.K.

DNA replication
Alan Leonard, Professor, Biological Sciences. B.S., Baldwin-Wallace College; Ph.D., State University of New York-Buffalo.

Evolutionary
Ralph Turingan, Professor, Biological Sciences. B.S., University of the Philippines; M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida.

Freshwater and marine
Richard Turner, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs, Biological Sciences. B.S., M.S., University of Maine; Ph.D., University of South Florida.

Business

Celebrity endorsements and branding
Samuel Doss, Assistant Professor, Business. B.S., Butler University; M.B.A., University of Notre Dame.

Ethics
Roger Manley, Professor, Nathan M. Bisk College of Business. B.S., U.S. Naval Academy; M.S., Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Isabella Bunn, Robert L. Long Professor of Ethics. M.S., University of San Diego; M.Phil., Oxford University; Ph.D., University of Bristol.

Workplace emotions
Erin Richard, Assistant Professor, Psychology. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University.

Women and small business
S. Ann Becker, Dean, Nathan M. Bisk College of Business. B.S., M.B.A., St. Cloud State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland-College Park.

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Cancer drug purification
James Brenner, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering. B.S., University of Delaware; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Chemical Plant Design and economic evaluation
Jonathan Whitlow, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering. B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

Chemical process control
Jonathan Whitlow, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering. B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

Christian ministry to young adults
Rev. Darice K.W. Dawson, Protestant Chaplain. B.A., Eckerd College; M.Div., Columbia Theological Seminary.

Civil War
Robert A. Taylor, Department Head, School of Arts and Communication. B.A., M.A.,University of South Florida; Ph.D., Florida State University.

Climate change
George Maul, Professor, Oceanography and Head, Department of Marine and Environmental Systems. B.S., State University of New York; Ph.D., University of Miami.

Combustion systems
Pei-feng Hsu, Professor, Mechanical Engineering. B.S., National Taiwan University; M.S., State University of New York, Buffalo; Ph.D., University of Texas.

Communication
Judith Strother, Professor, Applied Linguistics and Chair, Graduate Programs, Technical and Professional Communication. B.S., University of south Carolina; M.B.A., Florida Institute of Technology; M.A., Antioch University; Ph.D., Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands.  

Communication and social issues
Heidi H. Edwards, Associate Professor, Chair Undergraduate Communication Program. B.S., University of Florida; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madson; Ph.D., Universiny of Georgia. 

Communication, health
Heidi H. Edwards, Associate Professor, Chair Undergraduate Communication Program. B.S., University of Florida; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Community politics
Robert A. Taylor, Head, School of Arts and Communication, Associate Professor, Arts and Communication. B.A., M.A., University of South Florida; Ph.D., Florida State University.

Computing

Cloud computing
Scott Tilley, Professor, Computer Sciences and Business. B.S., Concordia University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Victoria.

Computer-aided design
Pierre Larochelle, Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Director, Robotics and Spatial Systems Laboratory. B.S.M.E., University of California-San Diego; M.S.M.E., Ph.D., University of California-Irvine.

Computer-based instruction
Sharon Irvin, Assistant Professor, English. B.S., Oshkosh State University; M.A., University of Wisconsin.

Computer graphics
William Shoaff, Associate Professor and Department Head, Computer Sciences. M.S., University of Florida; B.A.,M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.  

Computer vision
Adrian Peter, Assistant Professor, Engineering Systems. Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida.

Databases
Philip Bernhard, Associate Professor, Computer Sciences.  B.A., State University of New York-Oswego; M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York-Albany.

Data mining
Philip Chan, Associate Professor, Computer Sciences. B.S. Southwest Texas State University; M.S., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Columbia University.
Adrian Peter, Assistant Professor, Engineering Systems. Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida.

Information security
Richard Ford, Professor and Director, Harris Center for Assured Information. B.A., M.A., D.Phil., Queen's College, University of Oxford, U.K.

Grid computing
Marcus Hohlmann, Associate Professor, Physics and Space Sciences. Diplom-Physiker, Rheinische-Westfalische Technische Hochschule, Germany; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Java
Ryan Stansifer, Associate Professor, Computer Sciences. B.S., University of Kansas; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University.

Machine learning
Philip Chan, Associate Professor, Computer Sciences. B.S., Southwest Texas State University; M.S., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Columbia University.

Adrian Peter, Assistant Professor, Engineering Systems. Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida. 

Network science and social networks
Ronaldo Menezes, Associate Professor, Computer Sciences. B.S., University of Fortaleza, Brazil; M.S., State University of Campinas, Brazil; Ph.D., University of York, U.K.

Security
Richard Ford, Director, Harris Institute for Information Assurance. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Queen's College, University of Oxford.

Software engineering
William Shoaff, Associate Professor and Department Head, Computer Sciences. M.S., University of Florida; B.A.,M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.
Philip Bernhard, Associate Professor, Computer Science. B.A., State University of New York-Oswego; M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York-Albany.

Swarm intelligence
Ronaldo Menezes, Associate Professor, Computer Sciences. B.S., University of Fortaleza, Brazil; M.S., State University of Campinas, Brazil; Ph.D., University of York, U.K.

User interfaces
Philip Bernhard, Associate Professor, Computer Sciences. B.A., SUNY-Oswego; M.S., Ph.D., SUNY-Albany.

Corporate Reputation
Youngju Sohn, Assistant Professor, Arts and Communication. B.A., Ewha Woman's University, Seoul, Korea; Ph.D., M.A., Florida State University,
University of Georgia.

Culture, Chinese
Bill Gabrenya, Professor, Psychology.  A.B., Ohio University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia. 

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Decision support systems
Muzaffar Shaikh, Professor and Program Chair, Engineering Systems. B.S., University of Bombay; M.S., Kansas State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Deep-sea hydrothermal vents
John Trefry, Professor, Oceanography and Environmental Sciences. A.B., Syracuse University; M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Dialects
Randall Alford, Vice President for Student Affairs. B.A., M.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Florida State University.

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Earth system science
George Maul, Professor, Oceanography and Head, Department of Marine and Environmental Systems. B.S., State University of New York; Ph.D., University of Miami. 

Ecology
Mark Bush, Professor, Biological Sciences.  B.Sc.,University of Hull, U.K.;  M.S., Duke University; Ph.D., University of Hull, U.K.

Hydrology
Thomas Belanger, Professor, Environmental Sciences. B.S., Illinois State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida.  

Marine
Junda Lin, Professor, Biological Sciences and Director, Institute for Marine Research. B.S., Xiamen University; M.S., Rutgers University;  Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. 

Wetlands
Junda Lin, Professor, Biological Sciences and Director, Institute for Marine Research. B.S., Xiamen University; M.S., Rutgers University;  Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Energy

Power Systems
Y.I. Sharaf-Eldeen, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Systems.  B.Sc., M.Sc., Alexandria University, Egypt; Ph.D., Ohio State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

Pei-feng Hsu, Professor, Mechanical Engineering. B.S., National Taiwan University; M.S. State University of New York, Buffalo; Ph.D., University of Texas.

Renewable

Frank Leslie, Lecturer, Environmental Science and Ocean Engineering. B.S., Tri-State University; M.S. Florida Tech.

Environmental education
Thomas Marcinkowski, Associate Professor, Environmental Education and Coordinator, Graduate Program. B.A., St. Lawrence University; M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University. 

Environmentally friendly vehicles
James Brenner, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering. B.S., University of Delaware; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

European history (modern)
Gordon Patterson, Professor, History. B.S., Northwestern University; Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles.

Expert systems
Jonathan Whitlow, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering. B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

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Fiber optic sensor systems and communications
Barry Grossman, Professor, Electrical Engineering. B.S., M.S.E.E., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Finances

International trade
Michael Slotkin, Associate Professor, Economics. B.A., Rollins College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Managerial economics
Michael Slotkin, Associate Professor, Economics. B.A., Rollins College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Fish behavior 
Jonathan Shenker, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences. B.S., Cornell University; M.S., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., Oregon State University.

Florida history
Gordon Patterson, Professor, History. B.S., Northwestern University; Ph.D., UCLA.

Foreign/second language learning
Randall Alford, Vice President for Student Affairs. B.A., M.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Florida State University.

Fuel cells
James Brenner, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering. B.S., University of Delaware; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

 

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Genetics
Alan Leonard, Professor, Biological Sciences. B.S., Baldwin-Wallace College; Ph.D., State University of New York-Buffalo.

Ground water-surface water interactions
Thomas Belanger, Professor, Environmental Sciences. B.S., Illinois State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland.  

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History of science and technology
Gordon Patterson, Professor, History. B.S., Northwestern University; Ph.D., UCLA.

Hostage-taking
Marshall Jones, Chair of Undergraduate Psychology Program. B.A. Warner Southern College; M.S., University of Alabama.

Human centered design and life-critical systems
Guy Boy, University Professor, Director, Human-Centered Design Institute and Ph.D. Program. B.S., Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France; M.S., Ph.D., Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace,HDR, University of Paris, France

Hurricanes
Steven Lazarus, Associate Professor, Meteorology, College of Engineering. B.S., Florida State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

Hurston, Zora Neale
Gordon Patterson, Professor, History. B.S., Northwestern University; Ph.D., UCLA.

Hydrogen technology
James Brenner, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering. B.S., University of Delaware; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

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Image processing
Samuel Kozaitis, Associate Professor, Computer Engineering. B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E., Ph.D., Wayne State University.
Adrian Peter, Assistant Professor, Engineering Systems. Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida.

Indian River Lagoon
Richard Turner, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs, Biological Sciences. B.S., M.S.,University of Maine; Ph.D., University of South Florida.  
Thomas Belanger, Professor, Environmental Sciences. B.S., Illinois State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida.

International economic law

Isabella Bunn, Robert L. Long Professor of Ethics. M.S., University of San Diego; M.Phil., Oxford University; Ph.D., University of Bristol.

Islam

Muzaffar Shaikh, Professor and Head, Engineering Systems Program. B.S., University of Bombay; M.S., Kansas State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois.

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Journalism
Theodore Petersen, Assistant Professor, Arts and Communication. B.A., Bethany Luteran College; M.A., University of South Florida; Ph.Dl, University of Florida.

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Large Hadron Collider

Marc Baarmand, Professor, Physics and Space Sciences. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Marcus Hohlmann, Associate Professor, Physics and Space Sciences. Diplom-Physiker, Rheinische-Westfalische Technische Hochschule, Germany; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

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Machine design and dynamics
Y.I. Sharaf-Eldeen, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management.  B.Sc., M.Sc., Alexandria University, Egypt; Ph.D., Ohio State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

Management science
Muzaffar Shaikh, Professor and Program Chair, Engineering Management. B.S., University of Bombay; M.S., Kansas State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Marine
Corrosion and antifouling
Geoffrey Swain, Professor, Ocean Engineering and Oceanography. B.Sc., London University; M.Sc., Ph.D., Southampton University.

Coral reef ecology
Robert van Woesik, Professor, Biological Sciences. B.S., University of Queensland; Ph.D., James Cook University.
Richard Aronson, Professor, Head, Department of Biological Sciences. A.B., Dartmouth College; Ph.D., Harvard University.

Marine ecology
Kevin Johnson, Associate Professor, Oceanography. B.S., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., University of Oregon.
Richard Tankersley, Professor, Biological Sciences. B.A., Wake Forest university; M.S., Florida State University; Ph.D., Wake Forest University.

Mass Media and society
Heidi H. Edwards, Associate Professor and Chair, Undergraduate Communication Program. B.S., University of Florida; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madson; Ph.D., Universiny of Georgia.

Mechanism and machine design
Pierre Larochelle, Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Director, Robotics and Spatial Systems Laboratory.  B.S.M.SE, University of California-San Diego; M.S.M.E., Ph.D., University of California-Irvine.

Medicine throughout history

Matthew Ruane, Instructor, Arts and Communication. B.A., McGill University; M.A., University of Delaware.

Memory and aging
Frank Webbe, Professor, Psychology. B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida. 

Microbiology
Alan Leonard, Professor, Biological Sciences. B.S., Baldwin-Wallace College; Ph.D., State University of New York-Buffalo.

Morality and moral development
Douglas Bailey, Adjunct Professor, Humanities. B.A., Mount St. Paul College; M.A., Catholic University of America; Ph.D., Florida Institute of Technology (Chaplain, Catholic Campus Ministry).

Mosquito-borne diseases (history of)
Gordon Patterson, Professor, History. B.S., Northwestern University; Ph.D., UCLA.

Muon tomography
Marcus Hohlmann, Associate Professor, Physics and Space Sciences. Diplom-Physiker, Rheinische-Westfalische Technische Hochschule, Germany; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

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Nature at a subatomic scale
Marc Baarmand, Professor, Physics and Space Sciences, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

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Oceans

Coastal and ocean engineering
Gary Zarillo, Professor, Oceanography. B.S., M.S., University of Rhode Island; Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Oceanography
John Windsor, Professor, Oceanography and Program Chair, Environmental Sciences. B.S., PMC Colleges; M.A., Ph.D., College of William and Mary.

Physical oceanography
Charles Bostater, Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Physical Oceanography. B.S., M.S., American University; Ph.D., University of Delaware.

Satellite oceanography
George Maul, Professor, Oceanography and Head, Department of Marine and Environmental Systems. B.S., State University of New York; Ph.D., University of Miami.

Sea level rise
Gary Zarillo, Professor, Oceanography. B.S., M.S., University of Rhode Island; Ph.D., University of Georgia.
George Maul, Professor, Oceanography, and Head, Department of Marine and Environmental Systems. B.S., State University of New York; Ph.D., University of Miami.

Tidal inlets
Gary Zarillo, Professor, Oceanography. B.S., M.S., University of Rhode Island; Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Tsunamis

George Maul, Professor, Oceanography and Head, Department of Marine and Environmental Systems. B.S., State University of New York; Ph.D., University of Miami.

Zooplankton (drifting, animal-like organisms)
Kevin Johnson, Associate Professor, Oceanography. B.S., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Offshore oil industry
John Trefry, Professor, Oceanography and Environmental Science. A.B., Syracuse University; M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University.


Geoffrey Swain, Professor, Ocean Engineering and Oceanography. B.Sc., London University; M.Sc., Ph.D., Southampton University, U.K.

Online documentation
Sharon Irvin, Assistant Professor, English. B.S., Oshkosh State University; M.A., University of Wisconsin.

Operations research
Muzaffar Shaikh, Professor and Chair, Engineering Systems. B.S., University of Bombay; M.S., Kansas State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Optical signal processing
Samuel Kozaitis, Professor, Computer Engineering. B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E., Ph.D., Wayne State University.

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Photochemistry of Earth's atmosphere
Hamid Rassoul, Dean, College of Science. B.S., University of Tehran, Iran; M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas-Dallas.

Physics, high energy and particle
Marcus Hohlmann, Associate Professor, Physics and Space Sciences. Diplom-Physiker, Rheinische-Westfalische Technische Hochschule, Germany; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Chicago.
Marc Baarmand, Professor, Physics and Space Sciences. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Pollution, air and water
John Windsor, Associate Department Head, Marine and Environmental Systems. B.S., PMC Colleges; M.A., Ph.D., College of William and Mary.

Polymers, molecularly imprinted
James Brenner, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering. B.S., University of Delaware; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Popular culture and memory
Theodore Petersen, Assistant Professor, Arts and Communication. B.A., Bethany Lutheran College; M.A., University of South Florida; 
Ph.D., University of Florida.

Programming languages
Ryan Stansifer, Associate Professor, Computer Science. B.S., University of Kansas; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University.

Process control
Jonathan Whitlow, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering. B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

Psychology

Abnormal
Philip Farber, Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology. B.A., State University of New York; M.A., Bradley University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Alcohol and substance abuse
Philip Farber, Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology. B.A., State University of New York; M.A., Bradley University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Child and adolescent development
Radhika Krishnamurthy, Professor, Clinical Psychology. B.A., Bombay University; M.A., Appalachian State University; Psy.D. Virginia Consortium for Professional Psychology.

Clinical hypnosis
Richard Elmore, Director of Clinical Training, Psychology. B.S., M.Ed., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Georgia State University.

Couples and sex therapy
Richard Elmore, Director of Clinical Training, Psychology. B.S., M.Ed., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Georgia State University.  

Depression and anxiety

Philip Farber, Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology. B.A., State University of New York; M.A., Bradley University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Forensic psychology
Marshall Jones, Director, Forensic Psychology Program. B.A., Warner Southern College; M.S., University of Alabama.
Vanessa Edkins, Assistant Professor, Forensic Psychology. B.Sc., Brandon University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Industrial psychology
Richard Griffith, Professor and Chair, I/O Psychology Program. B.A., Youngstown State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Akron.
Lisa Steelman, Associate Professor, I/O Psychology Program. B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., Ph.D., University of Akron.

Personality and intellectual assessment
Philip Farber, Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology. B.A., State University of New York; M.A., Bradley University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Radhika Krishnamurthy, Professor, Clinical Psychology. B.A., Bombay University; M.A., Appalachian State University; Psy.D. Virginia Consortium for Professional Psychology. Richard Griffith, Professor and Chair, I/O Psychology Program. B.A., Youngstown State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Akron.

Political Communication
Heidi Hatfield Edwards, Associate Profesor, Arts and Communication, B.S. University of Florida; M.A., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of Georgia

 

Psychopathology
Radhika Krishnamurthy, Professor, Clinical Psychology. B.A., Bombay University; M.A., Appalachian State University; Psy.D. Virginia Consortium for Professional Psychology.

Sports psychology
Frank Webbe, Professor, Psychology. B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida.

Sport-related concussion
Frank Webbe, Professor, Psychology. B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida.

Young adults
Robyn Tapley, Director, Counseling and Psychological Services. B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte; M.S., Psy.D., Florida Institute of Technology.

 

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Quality


TQM in engineering
John Hadjilogiou, Professor and Program Chair, Computer Engineering and Director, Center for the Enhancement of Quality in Engineering Education. B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E., Ph.D., Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.

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Race and ethnicity
Bill Gabrenya, Professor, Psychology. A.B., Ohio University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Racial profiling
Marshall Jones, Chair, Undergraduate Psychology Program. B.A., Warner Southern College; M.S., University of Alabama.

Racism and the law
Vanessa Edkins, Assistant Professor, Forensic Psychology. B.Sc., Brandon University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas

Radiation Detection
Marcus Hohlmann, Associate Professor, Physics and Space Sciences. Diplom-Physiker, Rheinische-Westfalische Technische Hochschule, Germany; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Rainforests (history of)
Mark Bush, Professor, Biological Sciences. B.Sc., University of Hull, U.K.; M.S., Duke University; Ph.D., University of Hull, U.K.

Remote sensing
Ballard M. "Mike" Barker, Associate Professor and Associate Dean, School of Aeronautics. B.S., U.S. Military Academy; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

Robotics
Pierre Larochelle, Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Director, Robotics and Spatial Systems Laboratory.. B.S.M.E., University of California-San Diego; M.S.M.E., Ph.D., University of California-Irvine.

Y.I. Sharaf-Eldeen, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management. B.Sc., M.Sc., Alexandria University, Egypt; Ph.D., Ohio State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

 

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Science education
Thomas Marcinkowski, Associate Professor, Environmental Education and Coordinator, Graduate Program. B.A., St. Lawrence University; M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.

Snakes and infrared sensing
Michael S. Grace, Associate Dean, College of Science, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences. B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Emory University School of Medicine.

Social class
Bill Gabrenya, Professor, Psychology. A.B., Ohio University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Social Media

Heidi Hatfield Edwards, B.A., Associate Professor, Arts and Communication, University of Florida; M.A., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Software reliability and testing
Cem Kaner, Professor, Computer Science. B.A., Brock University; Ph.D., McMaster University; J.D., Golden Gate University.

 

Soils
Edward Kalajian, Professor, Civil Engineering and Associate Dean, College of Engineering. B.S., University of Maryland; M.S., Ph.D.,University of Massachusetts.

Solar wind
Hamid Rassoul, Dean, College of Science. B.S., University of Tehran, Iran; M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas-Dallas.

Solid waste management
Howell Heck, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering. B.S., University of Central Florida; M.S., Ph.D., University of Arkansas.

Sportfishing

Jonathan Shenker, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, and Director, Florida Tech Sportfish Research Institute. B.S., Cornell University; M.S., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., Oregon State University.

Stress
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Richard Elmore, Director of Clinical Training, Psychology. B.S., M.Ed., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Georgia State University.

Work stress
Richard Elmore, Director of Clinical Training, Psychology. B.S., M.Ed., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Georgia State University.

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Theology
Douglas Bailey, Adjunct Professor, Humanities. B.A., Mount St. Paul College; M.A., Catholic University of America; Ph.D., Florida Institute of Technology. (Chaplain, Catholic Campus Ministry).

Trace metal pollution
John Trefry, Professor, Oceanography and Environmental Sciences. A.B., Syracuse University; M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

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Vertebrate development
Ralph Turingan, Professor, Biological Sciences. B.S., University of the Philippines; M.S., University of Rhode Island; Ph.D., University of Puerto Rico.

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Waste material re-use
Edward Kalajian, Professor, Civil Engineering, and Associate Dean, College of Engineering. B.S., University of Maryland; M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts.

Water treatment
Paul Jennings, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering. B.S., Clarkson College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Water quality
Howell Heck, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering. B.S., University of Central Florida; M.S., Ph.D., University of Arkansas.
Thomas Belanger, Professor, Environmental Sciences. B.S., Illinois State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida.

Weather hazards

George Maul, Professor, Oceanography and Head, Department of Marine and Environmental Systems. B.S., State University of New York; Ph.D., University of Miami.

Wind and seismic engineering
Jean-Paul Pinelli, Professor, Civil Engineering. B.S., University of Buenos Aires, Argentina; M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology.

Wind Engineering
Chelakara Subramanian, Professor, Aerospace Engineering, B.E.M.E., Bangalore University, India; M.E.A.E.,Indian Institute of Science; Ph.D., University of Newcastle, Australia

Wind tunnel testing
Chelakara Subramanian
, Professor, Aerospace Engineering. B.E.M.E., Bangalore University, India; M.E.A.E., Indian Institute of Science; Ph.D., University of Newcastle, Australia.

World religions
Douglas Bailey, Adjunct Professor, Humanities. B.A., Mount St. Paul College; M.A., Catholic University of America; Ph.D., Florida Institute of Technology. (Chaplain, Catholic Campus Ministry).

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