Kelley Crews-Meyer specializes in geographic information science, remote sensing, land use/land cover change, human-environment interactions, environmental policy, and global tropics especially Thailand, Andean South America.
Psychology, Dell Medical School, Pharmacology and Toxicology
Francisco Gonzalez-Lima's lab focuses on the mission to prevent neurocognitive and emotional disorders, understand the underlying brain mechanisms, and advance innovative non-invasive treatments. Areas of research interest include transcranial infrared brain stimulation, near infrared spectroscopy, neurocognitive enhancement, mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase, dementia, bipolar disorder and neurotherapeutics.
Jerry Junkin is an enthusiastic advocate of public-school music education, having conducted All-State bands and festivals in 48 states and on five continents. Junkin spends his summers in residence at the Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan and appearing at music festivals around the world.
Jenny Knowles Morrison’s research specializes in the study of human perception and sense-making related to policy implementation processes. Morrison’s interests lie in building a curricular model to shape public affairs students into entrepreneurial policy catalysts, working across the boundaries of policy, nonprofit and social innovation sectors to achieve sustainable social impact.
James Patton’s areas of activity include transition assessment and planning, differentiating instruction for students with special needs, study skills instruction, needs of college students with learning-related challenges, and issues associated with individual with disabilities who encounter the criminal justice system.
Abigail Weitzman is a sociologist with a particular interest in gendered family dynamics and the social psychology of demographic processes. Weitzman studies diversity in young women's sexual and fertility desires, how and why such desires evolve during the transition to adulthood, and their influence on young women's reproductive behaviors. Her research explores how different types of sexual relationships emerge and progress among young adults.