Affiliated faculty

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
Thomas Albright
Thomas Albright
Associate Professor, Geography Graduate Program Director
(775) 784-6673
MS 104A
1182
College of Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Natural Resources
Felipe Barrios Masias
Felipe Barrios Masias
Assistant Professor
775-682-7026
FA 108
1186
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Berch Berberoglu
Berch Berberoglu, Ph.D.
Foundation Professor of Sociology; Director, Ozmen Institute for Global Studies
LHD 213
1174
College of Science
Kate Berry
Kate Berry
Professor
(775) 784-6344
1182
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)
Sarah Blithe
Sarah Blithe, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6826
LHD 305
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Deborah Boehm
Deborah Boehm, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 682-6503
TB Room 118
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Jared Bok
Jared Bok, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-8965
LHD 231A
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Arts)
Tyler Brownlow-Calkin
Tyler Brownlow-Calkin, MFA
Assistant Professor; Area Head of Digital Media
(775) 784-6624
CFA 158
1176
College of Business Marketing, Thomas Burnham
Thomas Burnham
Thomas Burnham
Assistant Professor of Marketing
(775) 682-9169
AB 401J
1185 Marketing, Thomas Burnham
College of Engineering
Dhanesh Chandra
Dhanesh Chandra
Foundation Professor
(775) 784-4960
LMR 468
1183
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Christopher Church
Christopher Church, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-8911
LHD 109
1175
College of Science
Jessie Clark
Jessie Clark
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-6345
1182
Reynolds School of Journalism News, broadcast, documentary, media studies, visual communication, documentary film, reporting, Reynolds Media Lab, journalism, faculty
Nico Colombant
Nico Colombant
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, Hopping Professorship in Entrepreneurship
(775) 784-6902
AB 401K
1185 MBA, Entrepreneurship, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, David Croasdell
School of Community Health Sciences
Eric Crosbie
Eric Crosbie, M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
775-682-8333
1179
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Linda Curcio-Nagy
Linda Curcio-Nagy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Graduate Program Director
(775) 784-4079
LHD 219
1175
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 Community Health Sciences
Gerold Dermid-Gray
Gerold Dermid-Gray, MBA
Director, Nevada Public Health Training Center
(775) 682-7096
1179
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Dahlia Dwedar
Dahlia Dwedar, Ph.D. Ed.
Teaching Assistant Professor, Arabic
(775) 682-8867
EJCH 241Q
1175
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Dennis Dworkin
Dennis Dworkin, Ph.D.
Department Chair; Professor
(775) 784-6497
LHD 220
1175
College of Science
Lee Dyer
Lee Dyer
Professor and Director of the Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology graduate program he, him, his
(775) 784-1360
FA 141
1182
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Allison Evans
Allison Evans, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(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.
Associate Professor, French
(775) 682-8903
EJCH 241W
1175
School of Community Health Sciences
Melanie Flores
Melanie Flores, MSW
Field Education, Nevada Public Health Training Center
775-784-1802
1179
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Louis C. Forline
Louis C. Forline, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-7840
AB 617
1174
School of Community Health Sciences
Josh Garn
Josh Garn, Ph.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-6996
1179
College of Business Economics, Federico Guerrero
Federico Guerrero
Federico Guerrero
Associate Professor of Economics
(775) 784-6864
AB 318C
1185 Economics, Federico Guerrero
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Jenna N. Hanchey
Jenna N. Hanchey, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor; Graduate Studies Director
(775) 784-1416
LHD 306
1174
College of Business Center for Economic Development, Economics, Tom Harris
Tom Harris
Tom Harris
Professor of Economics, Director of the University Center for Economic Development
(775) 784-1681
AB 521
1185 Center for Economic Development, Economics, Tom Harris
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Ian M. Hartshorn
Ian M. Hartshorn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-7846
TB 227
1174
College of Science
Jill Heaton
Jill Heaton
Vice Provost, Faculty Affairs
(775) 784-1740
1182
College of Business Business Administration PhD, Management, Jinyu Hu
Jinyu Hu
Jinyu Hu
Assistant 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
(775) 682-5572
MIKC 307N
1175
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Casilde Isabelli
Casilde Isabelli, Ph.D.
Department Chair; Associate Professor, Spanish
(775) 682-8917
EJCH 241A
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.
Assistant Professor of Literacy, Language, and Culture
(775) 682-7847
WRB 3071
1184
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Renata Keller
Renata Keller, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 784-6856
LHD 216
1175
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Markus Kemmelmeier
Markus Kemmelmeier, Ph.D.
Professor; Director of the Social Psychology Program he, him, his
(775) 784-1287
MSS 344
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Elizabeth Koebele
Elizabeth Koebele, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-7668
TB 226
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Aleksey Kolpakov
Aleksey Kolpakov, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-7765
TB 213
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Jaime Leaños
Jaime Leaños, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Spanish
(775) 682-8901
EJCH 234A
1175
College of Business Marketing, James Leonhardt
James M.  Leonhardt
James M. Leonhardt
Associate Professor of Marketing
(775) 682-9159
AB 310B
1185 Marketing, James Leonhardt
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Jason Ludden
Jason Ludden, Ph.D.
Teaching Assistant Professor
(775) 784-6710
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
MSS 300
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Shawn Marsh
Shawn Marsh, Ph.D.
Director of Judicial Studies; Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Social Psychology
(775) 682-7987
NJC 114A
1174
School of Social Work
Shadi Martin
Shadi Martin, Ph.D., MSW, MPA/HSA, MA
Dean and Professor
(775) 784-6542
1177
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Louis Marvick
Louis Marvick, Ph.D.
Department Vice-Chair; Professor, French
(775) 682-8893
EJCH 241E
1175
Reynolds School of Journalism Journalism, administration, news, broadcast, documentary, reporting, faculty
Donica Mensing
Donica Mensing
Vail M. Pittman Associate Dean and Professor She, her
RSJ
1180 Journalism, administration, news, broadcast, documentary, reporting, faculty
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Monica Miller
Monica Miller, Ph.D., J.D.
Foundation Professor she, her, hers
(775) 784-6021
AB 624
1174
College of Science
Manoj Mohanty
Manoj Mohanty, Ph.D.
Newmont Endowed Professorship in Mining & Metallurgical Engineering, Department of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering Chair
(775) 784-6963
1182
School of Community Health Sciences
Kelly Morning
Kelly Morning, MPH
Evaluation & Research Coordinator
(775) 682-7098
1179
College of Education
Eleni Oikonomidoy
Eleni Oikonomidoy, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Academics and Undergraduate Programs, 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 Engineering water, reclaimed water, water reuse, biological processes, environmental engineering
Krishna Pagilla
Krishna Pagilla
Ralph E. and Rose A. Hoeper 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
Assistant 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)
Jamie L. Palmer
Jamie L. Palmer, Ph.D.
Teaching Assistant Professor
(775) 682-7762
TB Room 106
1175
College of Business Economics, Economics Chair, Elliott Parker
Elliott Parker
Elliott Parker
Professor and Chair of Economics
(775) 784-4912
AB 318D
1185 Economics, Economics Chair, Elliott Parker
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Clayton Peoples
Clayton Peoples, Ph.D.
Director, School of Social Research and Justice Studies; Associate Professor, Sociology
(775) 784-4765
LHD 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) 784-4447
TB 103
1175
Reynolds School of Journalism Journalism, faculty, media studies, advertising, public relations
Sheila Peuchaud
Sheila Peuchaud
Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication She, her
(775) 784-4183
RSJ 215F
1180 Journalism, faculty, media studies, advertising, public relations
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Xiaoyu Pu
Xiaoyu Pu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies
(775) 682-7759
TB 211
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
James Richardson
James Richardson, Ph.D., J.D.
Professor Emeritus
(775) 784-6270
NJC 114
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Mikaela  Rogozen-Soltar
Mikaela Rogozen-Soltar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-7953
AB Room 511
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Edward "Ned" Schoolman
Edward "Ned" Schoolman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-8964
LHD 207
1175
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Hugh Shapiro
Hugh Shapiro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6451
LHD 217
1175
College of Education
Graham Slater
Graham Slater, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Equity & Diversity in Education
(775) 784-6647
WRB 3085
1184
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Erin Stiles
Erin Stiles, Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Graduate Program Director
(775) 682-7686
AB 501
1174
College of Engineering
Vaidyanathan (Ravi)   Subramanian
Vaidyanathan (Ravi) Subramanian
Associate Professor
(775) 784-4686
LME 309
1183
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Charles Tshimanga-Kashama
Charles Tshimanga-Kashama, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
(775) 784-6567
LHD 108
1175
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
College of Liberal Arts (Arts)
Brett Van Hoesen
Brett Van Hoesen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Area Head of Art History
(775) 784-6639
MSS 201
1176
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Barbara Walker
Barbara Walker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-4303
LHD 206
1175
College of Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Natural Resources
Peter Weisberg
Peter Weisberg
Professor & Department Chair, Landscape Ecology
775-784-7573
FA 220c
1186
School of Social Work
Jennifer Willett
Jennifer Willett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-8713
1177
School of Community Health Sciences
James Wilson
James Wilson, M.D., FAAP
Associate Research Professor; Director, Nevada Medical Intelligence Center
(571) 225-3671
1179
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Steven Lloyd Wilson
Steven Lloyd Wilson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-7667
TB 212
1174
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 Engineering
Yu (Frank) Yang
Yu (Frank) Yang
Associate Professor
(775) 682-6609
SEM 349C
1183
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 Woong Yun
Gi Woong Yun
Acting Associate Dean and Associate Professor
(775) 784-4192
RSJ 303F
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