Global Studies people

University of Nevada, Reno faculty serve as leaders of various programs and projects, serve on important committees and engage in collaborative interdisciplinary research and outreach activities. We have affiliated faculty of the Institute from more than 32 departments in 10 colleges and schools across the University. Any University of Nevada, Reno faculty member with relevant research and teaching interests in global studies is welcome to become an affiliated faculty of the Institute. The following is an alphabetical list of faculty in various colleges who have joined the Institute as affiliated faculty members.

University of Nevada, Reno faculty may request to become affiliates of the Institute by completing the faculty affiliate online application.

College of Science
Sudeep Chandra
Sudeep Chandra
Director of the Ozmen Institute for Global Studies, Director of the Global Water Center, Professor He/him/his
(775) 784-6221
FA 221
1182
College of Science
Thomas Albright
Thomas Albright
Interim Nevada State Climatologist, Associate Professor
(775) 784-6673
MS 207
1182
CLA: College of Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Natural Resources
Felipe Barrios Masias
Felipe Barrios Masias
Associate Professor
775-682-7026
FA 108
1186
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Berch Berberoglu
Berch Berberoglu, Ph.D.
Foundation Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, Founding Director of the Ozmen Institute for Global Studies
(775) 784-6647
1174
College of Science
Kate Berry
Kate Berry
Professor She/her/hers
(775) 784-6344
MS 302
1182
CLA: College of Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Natural Resources
Franco Biondi
Franco Biondi
Professor, Ecoclimatology/Tree Rings
775-784-6921
FA 220b
1186
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Deborah Boehm
Deborah Boehm, Ph.D.
Foundation Professor of Gender, Race, and Identity and Anthropology; Graduate Director, GRI
(775) 682-6503
TB Room 118
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Jared Bok
Jared Bok, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies
(775) 682-8965
LH 213A
1174
College of Business Marketing, Thomas Burnham
Thomas Burnham
Thomas Burnham
Associate Professor of Marketing, Mick Hitchcock PhD Endowed Professorship in Entrepreneurship
AB 401J
1185 Marketing, Thomas Burnham
College of Liberal Arts (Arts)
Tyler Calkin-Low
Tyler Calkin-Low, MFA
Assistant Professor; Area Head of Digital Media
(775) 784-6624
CFA 158
1176
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
College of Science
Jessie Clark
Jessie Clark
Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director
(775) 784-6345
325B
1182
Reynolds School of Journalism News, broadcast, documentary, media studies, visual communication, documentary film, reporting, Reynolds Media Lab, journalism, faculty
Nico Colombant
Nico Colombant
Senior Lecturer of Digital Media and Cross-Cultural Reporting
(775) 784-4101
RSJ 103B
1180 News, broadcast, documentary, media studies, visual communication, documentary film, reporting, Reynolds Media Lab, journalism, faculty
College of Business MBA, Entrepreneurship, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, David Croasdell
David T. Croasdell
David T. Croasdell
Associate Professor of Information Systems
(775) 784-6902
AB 401K
1185 MBA, Entrepreneurship, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, David Croasdell
School of Public Health
Eric Crosbie
Eric Crosbie, Ph.D., M.A.
Associate Professor and Graduate Director of Social and Behavioral Health and Health Administration and Policy
(775) 682-8333
EBB 41
1179
College of Science
Adam Csank
Adam Csank
Geography Department Chair, Associate Professor He/him/his
(775) 784-6663
MS 108A
1182
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Linda Curcio-Nagy
Linda Curcio-Nagy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-4079
LH 203
1175
College of Science
George Danko
George Danko
Professor, Mining & Metallurgical Engineering
(775) 784-4284
1182
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Wifredo de Ràfols
Wifredo de Ràfols, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Spanish; Graduate Director
(775) 682-8892
EJCH 241D
1175
School of Public Health
Gerold Dermid-Gray
Gerold Dermid-Gray, MBA
Director, Larson Institute he/him/they
(775) 287-0206
LRC Room 214B
1179
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Dennis Dworkin
Dennis Dworkin, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-6497
LH 220
1175
College of Science
Lee Dyer
Lee Dyer
Professor, Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology graduate program he, him, él
(775) 784-1360
FA 141
1182
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Allison Evans
Allison Evans, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor she, her, hers
(775) 682-7712
TB 204
1174
College of Engineering
Cahit Evrensel
Cahit Evrensel
Associate Professor and ASME Fellow
(775) 784-6093
PE 220
1183
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Isabelle Favre
Isabelle Favre, Ph.D.
Professor, French
(775) 682-8903
EJCH 241W
1175
Orvis School of Nursing
Jacqueline Ferdowsali
Jacqueline Ferdowsali, DNP, AGACNP-BC, ACNPC-AG
Associate Professor, AGACNP Track Leader
PHS 314
1181
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Louis C. Forline
Louis C. Forline, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-7840
AB 617
1174
College of Business Entrepreneurship, Economics, Frank Fossen
Frank Fossen
Frank Fossen
Professor of Economics, Charles N. Mathewson Professorship in Entrepreneurship
(775) 682-9131
AB 521A
1185 Entrepreneurship, Economics, Frank Fossen
School of Public Health
Josh Garn
Josh Garn, Ph.D., M.S.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-6996
SMS Suite 102, Room 119
1179
College of Business Economics, Federico Guerrero
Federico Guerrero
Federico Guerrero
Associate Professor of Economics
(775) 784-6864
AB 415G
1185 Economics, Federico Guerrero
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Ian M. Hartshorn
Ian M. Hartshorn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-7846
TB 227
1174
College of Science
Jill S. Heaton
Jill S. Heaton
Senior Vice Provost
(775) 784-1740
CA 203A
1182
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Emily K. Hobson
Emily K. Hobson, Ph.D.
Chair, Gender, Race, and Identity; Associate Professor of Gender, Race, and Identity and History she/her/hers
(775) 682-6482
TB 106
1175
College of Business Business Administration PhD, Management, Jinyu Hu
Jinyu Hu
Jinyu Hu
Associate Professor of Management
(775) 682-9168
AB 401A
1185 Business Administration PhD, Management, Jinyu Hu
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Xabier Irujo
Xabier Irujo, Ph.D.
Director of Center for Basque Studies; Professor
(775) 682-5572
MIKC 307N
1175
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Casilde A. Isabelli
Casilde A. Isabelli, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, College of Liberal Arts; Professor, Hispanic Linguistics
(775) 784-6155
AB 631
1175
College of Business Marketing, Jean Jeon
Jean Jeon
Jean Jeon
Associate Professor of Marketing
(775) 682-9166
AB 310G
1185 Marketing, Jean Jeon
College of Education
Fares Karam
Fares Karam, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of TESOL
(775) 682-7847
WRB 3071
1184
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Renata Keller
Renata Keller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor she, her, hers
(775) 784-6856
LH 216
1175
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Markus Kemmelmeier
Markus Kemmelmeier, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Dean of the Graduate School he, him, his
(775) 784-6106
FSSB 0225
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Elizabeth Koebele
Elizabeth Koebele, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-7668
TB 226
1174
College of Business Marketing, James Leonhardt
James M.  Leonhardt
James M. Leonhardt
Associate Professor of Marketing, Phil and Jennifer Satre Professor of Marketing
(775) 682-9159
AB 319G
1185 Marketing, James Leonhardt
Orvis School of Nursing
Zhizhong "Z" Li
Zhizhong "Z" Li, Ph.D., MA, RN, CNL
Assistant Dean, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Assistant Professor; CNL and BSN Track Leader He / Him / His
(775) 682-7162
PHS 310
1181
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Jason Ludden
Jason Ludden, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Undergraduate Fellowships and Scholarships; Teaching Assistant Professor
(775) 784-6710
JTB 011
1175
College of Education
Jennifer Mahon
Jennifer Mahon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociocultural Education
(775) 682-7534
WRB 3116
1184
College of Business Marketing, MBA, Igor Makienko
Igor Makienko
Igor Makienko
Associate Professor of Marketing
(775) 682-9165
AB 310C
1185 Marketing, MBA, Igor Makienko
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Johnson W. Makoba
Johnson W. Makoba, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 784-4628
LH 214
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Shawn Marsh
Shawn Marsh, Ph.D.
Director of Judicial Studies; Professor of Communication Studies and Social Psychology
(775) 682-7987
NJC 114A
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Political Science)
N. Susanne Martin
N. Susanne Martin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Director of International Affairs
(775) 682-7763
TB 205
7412
School of Social Work College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Shadi Martin
Shadi Martin, Ph.D., MSW, MPA/HSA, MA
Founding Dean & Professor Emerita
(775) 784-6542
AB 523C
1177 1174
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
James McSpadden
James McSpadden, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-8962
LH 215
1175
College of Liberal Arts (Arts)
Ruthie Meadows
Ruthie Meadows, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology
(775) 682-8970
VSG 101
1176
Reynolds School of Journalism Journalism, administration, news, broadcast, documentary, reporting, faculty
Donica Mensing
Donica Mensing
Professor She, her
(775) 784-4198
RSJ 206
1180 Journalism, administration, news, broadcast, documentary, reporting, faculty
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Monica Miller
Monica Miller, Ph.D., J.D.
Interdisciplinary Social Psychology Program Director and Foundation Professor she, her, hers
(775) 784-1287
EMM 344
1174
College of Science
Manoj Mohanty
Manoj Mohanty
Newmont Endowed Professor, Graduate Director
(775) 784-6963
1182
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Christopher Morgan
Christopher Morgan
Chair, Anthropology Department; Professor of Anthropology; Don Frazier-Don Fowler Endowed Chair in Prehistoric Great Basin Archaeology; Faculty member in Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Biology
(775) 682-8992
AB Room 510
1174
School of Public Health
Kelly Morning
Kelly Morning, MPH
Associate Director, Larson Institute
(775) 682-7098
LRC 214B
1179
College of Education
Eleni Oikonomidoy
Eleni Oikonomidoy, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Professor of Multicultural Education
(775) 682-7865
WRB 3083
1184
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Robert Ostergard
Robert Ostergard, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-7767
TB 214
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Political Science)
Joshua Ozymy
Joshua Ozymy, Ph.D.
Faculty Associate, Professor
7412
College of Engineering water, reclaimed water, water reuse, biological processes, environmental engineering
Krishna Pagilla
Krishna Pagilla
Ralph E. and Rose A. Hoeper Foundation Professor and Chair He, him, his
(775) 682-7918
SEM 103
1183 water, reclaimed water, water reuse, biological processes, environmental engineering
Reynolds School of Journalism Journalism, faculty, news, broadcast, documentary, Spanish language news, media studies, podcasting, reporting
Paromita Pain
Paromita Pain
Associate Professor of Global Media She, her
(775) 682-9403
RSJ 215C
1180 Journalism, faculty, news, broadcast, documentary, Spanish language news, media studies, podcasting, reporting
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
College of Business Economics, Economics Chair, Elliott Parker
Elliott Parker
Elliott Parker
Professor and Chair of Economics
(775) 784-6408
AB 318D
1185 Economics, Economics Chair, Elliott Parker
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Clayton Peoples
Clayton Peoples, Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies
(775) 784-4765
LH 209
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Daniel Enrique  Perez
Daniel Enrique Perez, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion; Associate Professor, Spanish
(775) 784-6155
1175
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Xiaoyu Pu
Xiaoyu Pu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-7759
TB 232
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
James Richardson
James Richardson, Ph.D., J.D.
Emeritus Foundation Professor of Sociology and Judicial Studies
(775) 784-6270
NJC 114
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Mikaela  Rogozen-Soltar
Mikaela Rogozen-Soltar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-7953
AB 506
1174
College of Science
Philipp  Ruprecht
Philipp Ruprecht
Associate Professor He/him/his
(775) 682-6048
LME 352
1182
College of Science
Javad Sattarvand
Javad Sattarvand
Mining and Metallurgical Engineering Department Chair, Kinross Term Professor in Mining Engineering, Associate Professor
(775) 784-6608
259
1182
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Edward "Ned" Schoolman
Edward "Ned" Schoolman, Ph.D.
Department Vice Chair; Associate Professor; Interim Graduate Program Director
(775) 682-8964
LH 207
1175
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Hugh Shapiro
Hugh Shapiro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6451
LH 217
1175
Orvis School of Nursing
Deborah Lowell Shindell
Deborah Lowell Shindell, Ph.D., FNP-BC, CNE
Associate Professor
(775) 682-7180
PHS 307
1181
College of Business Economics, Anna Sokolova
Anna Sokolova
Anna Sokolova
Assistant Professor of Economics
(775)682-9126
AB 318C
1185 Economics, Anna Sokolova
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Erin Stiles
Erin Stiles, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 682-7686
AB 631
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Cameron B. Strang
Cameron B. Strang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History; Undergraduate Advisor
(775) 682-8994
LH 219
1175
College of Engineering
Vaidyanathan (Ravi)   Subramanian
Vaidyanathan (Ravi) Subramanian
Associate Professor
(775) 784-4686
LME 309
1183
College of Business MBA, Economics, International Business, Mehmet Tosun
Mehmet Tosun
Mehmet Tosun
Chief International Officer, Director of the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship, Director of International Programs, Professor of Economics, Barbara Smith Campbell Distinguished Professor of Nevada Tax Policy
(775) 784-6678
AB 319D
1185 MBA, Economics, International Business, Mehmet Tosun
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Charles Tshimanga-Kashama
Charles Tshimanga-Kashama, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6567
LH 108
1175
Orvis School of Nursing College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Wei-Chen Tung
Wei-Chen Tung, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Professor Emerita
1181 1174
College of Liberal Arts (Arts)
Brett Van Hoesen
Brett Van Hoesen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Area Head of Art History
(775) 784-6639
EMM 201
1176
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Barbara Walker
Barbara Walker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6677
LH 202
1175
School of Public Health
Ann Weber
Ann Weber, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-7089
SMS Suite 201, Room 113
1179
CLA: College of Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Natural Resources
Peter Weisberg
Peter Weisberg
Professor, Landscape Ecology
775-784-7573
FA 220c
1186
College of Business Qun Wu, Finance
Qun Wu
Qun Wu
Associate Professor of Finance
(775) 682-9173
AB 311F
1185 Qun Wu, Finance
College of Business Jingjing Yang, Economics
Jingjing Yang
Jingjing Yang
Associate Professor of Economics
(775) 784-1112
AB 319A
1185 Jingjing Yang, Economics
College of Engineering
Yu (Frank) Yang
Yu (Frank) Yang
Associate Professor
(775) 682-6609
SEM 349C
1183
CLA: College of Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Natural Resources
Melinda Yerka
Melinda Yerka
Assistant Professor
775-784-6442
FA 107
1186
Reynolds School of Journalism Journalism, faculty, advertising, public relations, media studies, Center for Advanced Media Studies
Gi W. Yun
Gi W. Yun
Dean, Professor and Fred W. Smith Chair
(775) 784-6531
RSJ 301
1180 Journalism, faculty, advertising, public relations, media studies, Center for Advanced Media Studies
College of Engineering Control systems; Robotics; Smart materials; Artificial muscles
Jun Zhang
Jun Zhang
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-9383
PE 225
1183 Control systems; Robotics; Smart materials; Artificial muscles