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Hiba Baroud

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

    Expert in risk, reliability and resilience of critical infrastructure against climate change and natural disasters, particularly flooding.

    Climate ChangeFlood MitigationNatural DisastersResilience modelingInterdependent Systems Data AnalyticsCritical Infrastructure ModelingRisk AnalysisRisk-informed decision analysisStatistical Modelingclimate and climate changeDisaster RecoveryFlooding

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    Vanessa Beasley

    Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Dean of Residential Faculty and Associate Professor of Communication Studies

      Expert in presidential rhetoric, U.S. political communication and rhetorical criticism and theory.

      Rhetorical Criticism and TheoryPolitical RhetoricPresidential RhetoricPolitical Communication

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      Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin

      Mike Curb Professor of Health Policy

        Expert in health policy, particularly insurance and health care financing issues.

        State and Local Health PolicyPayment ReformMedicareHealth EconomicsHealth Care SpendingMedicaidInsurance

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        Jeffrey Bennett

        Associate Professor of Communication Studies

          Medical humanities expert who specializes in health, citizenship, LGBT/queer studies, cultural studies and rhetorical theory and criticism.

          Queer HealthcareQueer vernacularLGBTQ HealthHIV PreventionHIV & AIDSPrEPDiabetesRhetoric and HIVRhetoric and DiseaseRhetoric of Diabetes ManagementRhetoricMedical Humanities

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          Brett Benson

          Associate Professor of Political Science

            Expert in Chinese and East Asian politics and international relations, as well as economic and military alliances.

            Religious Bias among U.S. VotersEast Asian RelationsInternational RelationsChinese PoliticsMilitary Alliances

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            Sophie Bjork-James

            Assistant Professor of the Practice in Anthropology

              Expert on the U.S.-based religious right and the white nationalist movement, particularly online communities.

              Conservative ChristianityReligionWhite NationalismReproductive PoliticsRace and RacismEvangelicalismHate CrimesFeminism & Gender StudiesRacism

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              Michael Burcham

              Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship and Faculty Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship

                Expert in the business of healthcare and entrepreneurial development.

                Business EconomicsStartup IncubatorsHealthcare business strategyEntrepreneurshipVenture Capital

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                Erin Calipari

                Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

                  Expert in the neuroscience of mental illness and addiction, including gender differences.

                  maladaptive processesneural signalsPharmacologyassociative learningAddictive BehaviorBrainNeuroscienceAddictionOpiodsMedicine and DrugsBrain BehaviorAddiction and RecoveryDopamineself-administered drugsadaptive processes

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                  Janey Camp

                  Research Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

                    Expert on climate change and interactions of nature and infrastructure.

                    Global WarmingLand useGISPrecipitationStemFlooding flood managementSTEM education in high schoolsInfrastructure managementHydrologic and hydrodynamic modelingClimate change and the impact on floodingGIS for demographic studiesRisk ManagementClimate change adaptationHuman Behaviorfloodscoastal floodingEnvironmentInfrastructureSTEM curriculumClimate Change

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                    Ken Catania

                    Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences

                      Expert on sensory systems' impact on animal behavior, particularly naked mole rats, star-nosed moles, cockroaches and eels.

                      spatial mapsrodentsBiological Sciencesneural processingmammalsNaturestar-nose molenaked mole ratsAnimal BehaviorEelsCockroachesMolesAnimal sensory systemsstar-nosed moleelectric eelsEvolutionvisual cortexevolution of mammalsForagingsensory cortex