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James (Jake) Blanchard

James (Jake) Blanchard

Professor, engineering physics; chair, Energy Institute

Expert on fusion reactor technology, nuclear batteries, instructional technology

William Reese

William Reese

Professor, educational policy studies and history

Expert in history of American education: history of high schools, reform movements, progressive education and testing

Timothy Paustian

Timothy Paustian

Faculty associate, bacteriology

Expert on teaching sciences and the development and use of multimedia and collaborative technology in the classroom

Steffen Lempp

Steffen Lempp

Professor, mathematics

Expert in mathematical logic, particularly computability theory, and mathematics education

James (Jim) Maynard

James (Jim) Maynard

Senior instructional specialist, chemistry; director, Demonstration Lab

Expert on the preparation, research and performance of chemical demonstrations, chemistry video, and teaching chemistry.

Jamie Henke

Jamie Henke

Distinguished Faculty Associate, Division of Continuing Studies

Expert in music theory and pedagogy, teaching and technology

Jayne McGrath

Clinical nurse specialist, emergency department; faculty associate, nursing

Expert in teaching nurses in surgery; nursing practice has included emergency and critical care

Michelle Harris

Michelle Harris

Associate faculty associate, Biocore

Specialist in undergraduate biology instruction and K-12 outreach

Curtis Olson

Curtis Olson

Assistant professor, medicine

Expert on using education to improve quality, safety and cost-effectiveness of medical care

Joan Ershler

Joan Ershler

Program director, Waisman Early Childhood Program

Expert on early childhood development and education, services to young children with special needs

Steven Durlauf

Steven Durlauf

William F. Vilas Research Professor and Kenneth J. Arrow Professor of Economics

Expert on economics, economic growth, poverty, inequality, business cycles, crime, public policy, social science methodology

Mariana Pacheco

Mariana Pacheco

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Expertise in language and literacy learning, schooling of language minority students, English Learners, bilingual education

Linn Posey-Maddox

Linn Posey-Maddox

Assistant professor, educational policy studies

Expert on urban education, education and urban policy, and family-school relationships (particularly in demographically-shifting contexts).

Philip O'Leary

Philip O'Leary

Professor, Engineering Professional Development

Expert on landfills and solid waste disposal, engineering continuing education

Thomas Smith

Thomas Smith

Faculty associate, Engineering Professional Development

Expert on applications of telecommunications, distance education

Christine Schwartz

Christine Schwartz

Assistant professor, sociology

Expert on changes in partner choice in the United States, particularly with respect to educational attainment.

C. Shawn Green

C. Shawn Green

Assistant professor, psychology

Expert on learning and transfer, in particular the effects of video gaming on perception and cognition

Xueli  Wang

Xueli Wang

Assistant professor, educational leadership and policy analysis

Expert on college student success, community colleges, transfer students in higher education

Noel Radomski

Noel Radomski

Director and associate researcher, Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)

Expert on college & university governance, tenure, academic freedom, finance, enrollment management, Wisconsin postsecondary education

Mark Connolly

Mark Connolly

Associate Research Scientist, Wisconsin Center for Education Research

Studies college teaching, postsecondary faculty, academic careers, and student learning at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Edward Hubbard

Edward Hubbard

Assistant professor, educational psychology

Expert on human brain functions, brain development, perception and cognition, and brain imaging

Peter Goff

Peter Goff

Assistant professor, educational leadership and policy analysis

Expert on K-12 educational policy, leadership evaluation and development, talent and human capital management in education, hiring and selection practices

Aleksandra Zgierska

Aleksandra Zgierska

Assistant professor, School of Medicine and Public Health

Board-certified family medicine and addiction medicine physician whose research focuses on opioid-treated chronic pain and addiction, especially involving opioids.

Travis Wright

Travis Wright

Assistant professor, early childhood education/ department of curriculum and instruction

Expert on schooling in highly-stressed communities; teaching students who have experienced trauma; student-teacher relationships; early childhood education

Matthew Berland

Assistant professor, digital media, curriculum & instruction

Expert on how people learn with and about computer science and engineering.

Julie Underwood

Julie Underwood

Professor, School of Education and Law School

Expert on school law, policy, and funding

Jeffrey Russell

Jeffrey Russell

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Dean, Division of Continuing Studies; Vice Provost for Lifelong Learning

Professional civil engineer with experience in construction management, engineering education, and lifelong learning

Kris Saha

Kris Saha

Assistant professor, biomedical engineering; Faculty member, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Expert on human biotechnologies, gene editing, CRISPR, stem cell biology, tissue engineering, science policy, human disease modeling and bioethics

Mark Millard

Mark Millard

Director of Learning Design & Technologies; lecturer, Engineering Professional Development

Expert in teaching and learning, instructional design, online learning, technology-enhanced collaboration and learning, information literacy, and emerging learning technologies.

Bassam Shakhashiri

Bassam Shakhashiri

Professor, chemistry; director, Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy

Expert on chemical education, science outreach, and communicating science to the public; noted science demonstrator

Kevin Niemi

Kevin Niemi

Director of Outreach Programs at WiScience

Expert on K-12 science education

Dipesh Navsaria

Dipesh Navsaria

Assistant professor, pediatrics

Expert on early literacy in children, child health advocacy, public health and medical education.

Rob Meyer

Rob Meyer

Research professor, education and public affairs; director, Value-Added Research Center

Expert on value-added, educator effectiveness, assessment, education reform, education policy, psychometrics, teacher evaluation, human capital management, and education analytics

Eric Grodsky

Eric Grodsky

Associate professor, sociology and educational policy studies

Expert on inequality in higher edcucation

Matthew Hora

Matthew Hora

Assistant scientist, Wisconsin Center for Education Research

Expert on data use and curriculum design in postsecondary institutions; alignment between workforce and postsecondary curriculum; organizational change; STEM education.

Nicholas Hillman

Nicholas Hillman

Assistant professor, educational leadership and policy; affiliate, WI Center for the Advancement of Educ. (WISCAPE)

Expert on higher education finance and student financial aid policy.

Bradley Carl

Bradley Carl

Associate director and researcher, Value-Added Research Center

Expert on district/school accountability systems, "early warning" systems to identify students at risk, and educator evaluation systems.

David Kaplan

David Kaplan

Professor, educational psychology

Expert on education statistics and international large scale education assessments. Member of OECD/PISA Context Questionnaire Expert Group.

Yang Sao Xiong

Yang Sao Xiong

Assistant Professor, Social Work, Asian American Studies

Expert on social movements, Hmong, Asian and Hmong Americans, refugee and immigrant communities, English Learners, American political institutions and whiteness

Carren Martin

Carren Martin

Assistant dean/director, Center for the First-Year Experience

Expert on transition to college and the first-year experience