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 She/her/hers
(775) 784-6344
MS 302
1182
College of Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Natural Resources
Franco Biondi
Franco Biondi
Professor, Ecoclimatology/Tree Rings
775-784-6921
FA 220b
1186
Reynolds School of Journalism Media studies, graduate students, journalism, faculty
Benjamin Birkinbine
Benjamin Birkinbine
Assistant Professor of Media Studies He, him, his
(775) 784-4155
RSJ 209
1180 Media studies, graduate students, journalism, faculty
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.
Chair, Gender, Race, and Identity; Professor of Gender, Race, and Identity and Anthropology
(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 213A
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.
Associate 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, Ph.D., M.A.
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-8333
LR Room 209
1179
College of Science
Adam Csank
Adam Csank
Assistant Professor He/him/his
(775) 784-6663
MS 108A
1182
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Linda Curcio-Nagy
Linda Curcio-Nagy, Ph.D.
Associate Dean; Associate Professor of History
(775) 784-4079
AB
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 Community Health Sciences
Gerold Dermid-Gray
Gerold Dermid-Gray, MBA
Director, Nevada Public Health Training Center
(775) 682-7096
LR Room 214B
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.
Professor, French
(775) 682-8903
EJCH 241W
1175
Orvis School of Nursing
Jacqueline Ferdowsali
Jacqueline Ferdowsali, DNP, AGACNP-BC, ACNPC-AG
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-7219
PHS 340
1181
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
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)
Jenna N. Hanchey
Jenna N. Hanchey, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor she, her, hers
(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 521A
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 S. Heaton
Jill S. Heaton
Professor and Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs
(775) 784-1740
CA 108
1182
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Emily K. Hobson
Emily K. Hobson, Ph.D.
Associate Chair, Gender, Race, and Identity; Associate Professor of Gender, Race, and Identity and History; Graduate Director and Graduate Advisor, GRI she/her/hers
(775) 682-6482
TB 106
1175
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; Professor
(775) 682-5572
MIKC 307N
1175
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Casilde Isabelli
Casilde Isabelli, Ph.D.
Department Chair; 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.
Associate Professor she, her, hers
(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 203
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
Orvis School of Nursing
Zhizhong Li
Zhizhong Li, MSN, MA, RN, CNL
Assistant Professor; Assistant Dean, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; CNL Track Leader He / Him / His
(775) 682-7162
PHS 310
1181
School of Community Health Sciences
Dana Loomis
Dana Loomis, Ph.D.
Professor
(775) 682-9402
1179
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
AB 523C
1177
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Louis Marvick
Louis Marvick, Ph.D.
Department Vice-Chair; Professor, French
(775) 682-8893
EJCH 241E
1175
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
James McSpadden
James McSpadden, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-8962
LHD 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
Vail M. Pittman Associate Dean and Professor She, her
RSJ 303D
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
Newmont Endowed Professor and Chair
(775) 784-6963
1182
College of Liberal Arts (Social Sciences)
Christopher Morgan
Christopher Morgan
Don Frazier-Don Fowler Endowed Chair in Prehistoric Great Basin Archaeology; Associate Professor of Anthropology; Faculty member of Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Biology
(775) 682-8992
AB Room 510
1174
School of Community Health Sciences
Kelly Morning
Kelly Morning, MPH
Assistant Director, Nevada Public Health Training Center
(775) 682-7098
LR Room 214B
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 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.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-7953
AB Room 511
1174
College of Science
Philipp  Ruprecht
Philipp Ruprecht
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-6048
LME 409
1182
College of Science
Javad Sattarvand
Javad Sattarvand
Assistant Professor, Kinross Term Professor in Mining Engineering
(775) 784-6608
1182
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Edward "Ned" Schoolman
Edward "Ned" Schoolman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies
(775) 682-8964
LHD 207
1175
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Lia Schraeder
Lia Schraeder
Senior Instructional Designer
(775) 682-6540
1175
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Hugh Shapiro
Hugh Shapiro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6451
LHD 217
1175
Orvis School of Nursing
Deborah Lowell Shindell
Deborah Lowell Shindell, Ph.D., FNP-BC, CNE
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-7180
PHS 341
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.
Associate Professor; Graduate Program Director
(775) 682-7686
AB 501
1174
College of Liberal Arts (Humanities)
Cameron B. Strang
Cameron B. Strang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(775) 682-8994
LHD 221
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
Professor of Economics, Barbara Smith Campbell Distinguished Professor of Nevada Tax Policy, Director of International Programs
(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 of History
(775) 784-6567
LHD 108
1175
Orvis School of Nursing
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
LHD
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
AB 523M
1177
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
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
Director of the Center for Advanced Media Studies and 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