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Ryan Acton

Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology, CSSI

Marjorie Aelion

Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement
Professor of Public Health & Health Sciences
UMass Associate Professor Amel Ahmed

Amel Ahmed

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science | College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Michael Ash

Undergraduate Program Director and Professor
Department of Economics and School of Public Policy | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
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Camille Barchers

Assistant Professor
Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Donna Baron

Program Manager | UMass ADVANCE Program
Dr. Christoph Bauner, Assistant Professor of Resource Economics at UMass Amherst

Christoph Bauner

Assistant Professor
Department of Resource Economics | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Joseph Bergan

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences | College of Natural Sciences

Joseph Berger

Provost and Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs
UMass Boston
UMass Associate Professor Angélica Bernal

Angélica María Bernal

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science | College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Scott Blinder, Professor of Political Science at UMass Amherst.

Scott Blinder

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Steve Boutcher

Executive Officer
Law and Society Association (LSA)

Enobong Branch

Sr. Vice President for Equity and Professor of Sociology
Rutgers University
UMass Assistant Professor Carrie-Ellen Briere

Carrie-Ellen Briere

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing
UMass Assistant Professor Jeanne Brunner

Jeanne Brunner

Assistant Professor
Department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies | College of Education
Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Professor of Sociology, Michelle Budig

Michelle Budig

Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Professor
Department of Sociology | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Elena Carbone

Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor
Department of Nutrition | School of Public Health & Health Sciences
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Charli Carpenter

Professor
Department of Political Science
UMass Assistant Professor Nick Caverly

Nicholas Caverly

Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology | College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Photograph of Debadatta Chakraborty, ISSR Methodology Consultant, standing outside in front of a pink blooming bush

Debadatta Chakraborty

Consultant
ISSR
UMass Associate Professor Nathan Chan

Nathan Chan

Associate Professor
Department of Resource Economics | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Elizabeth Chilton

Dean, Harpur College of Arts and Sciences
Binghamton University, State University of New York

Jeungok Choi

Associate Professor
College of Nursing
UMass Professor Paul M. Collins, Jr.

Paul M. Collins, Jr.

Professor of Political Science and Director of Legal Studies
Department of Political Science
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Lorraine Cordeiro

Director, Center for Research on Families and Professor
Department of Nutrition | School of Public Health and Health Sciences
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David A. Cort

Associate Professor
Department of Sociology | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Rosemary Cowell

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
ISSR Methodology Consultant Onupurba Das, a smiling woman of South Asian descent with short brown hair and wearing a flowered top, standing against a red brick backgrouns

Onupurba Das

Consultant
ISSR

Angela de Oliveira

Department of Resource Economics (SBS)
UMass Assistant Profesor Marialuisa Di Stefano

Marialuisa Di Stefano

Assistant Professor
Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies | College of Education

Katherine Dixon-Gordon

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences | College of Natural Sciences

Elizabeth Evans

Assistant Professor
Department of Health Promotion and Policy | School of Public Health and Health Sciences
Sue Falcetti, ISSR Administrative Assistant

Sue Falcetti

Administrative Assistant
ISSR
E27B Machmer Hall
413-545-6609

Mary Fechner

Scholars Co-Facilitator, Proposal Development Specialist
Office of Research Development
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Sarah Fefer

Associate Director, Center for Youth Engagement; Associate Dean, Research & Faculty Development and Professor
Department of Student Development | College of Education
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Laura Figueroa

Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental Conservation | College of Natural Sciences

Nancy Folbre

Professor Emeritus
Department of Economics | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Dania Francis

Assistant Professor
Department of Economics

Martha Fuentes-Bautista

Assistant Professor
Department of Communication and Center for Public Policy and Administration

Ina Ganguli

Assistant Professor
Department of Economics (College of Social and Behavioral Sciences)
UMass Assistant Professor Xiaoxue Sherry Gao

Xiaoxue Sherry Gao

Assistant Professor
Department of Resource Economics | College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
UMass Associate Professor Kimberley Geissler

Kimberley Geissler

Associate Professor
Department of Health Promotion and Policy | School of Public Health and Health Sciences
UMass Associate Professor Chrystal George Mwangi

Chrystal A. George Mwangi

Associate Professor of Higher Education
George Mason University

Naomi Gerstel

Distinguished University Professor
Department of Sociology
UMass Associate Professor Karen Giuliano

Karen Giuliano

Associate Professor
College of Nursing | Institute for Advanced Life Sciences
UMass Honors Associate Professor Seth Goldman

Seth Goldman

Honors Associate Professor
Department of Communication | Commonwealth Honors College and College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
UMass Assistant Professor Maryclare Griffin

Maryclare Griffin

Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics | College of Natural Sciences

Justin Gross

Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
UMass Assistant Professor Megan Gross

Megan Gross

Assistant Professor
Department of Communication Disorders | School of Public Health & Health Sciences

Sanjiv Gupta

Associate Professor
Department of Sociology (College of Social and Behavioral Sciences)

Peter M. Haas

Professor of Political Science
Department of Political Science | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Krista Harper, Professor of Anthropology and Associate Director of ISSR

Krista Harper

Professor of Anthropology
Department of Anthropology and School of Public Policy

Elizabeth A. Henneman

Associate Professor
College of Nursing

John Hird

Professor of Political Science & Public Policy
College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Christina Hotalen

Program Manager and Communications Lead
ISSR
Elisabeth Infield, Professor of Regional Planning

Elisabeth Infield

Professor
Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning

Janice Irvine

Professor
Department of Sociology (College of Social and Behavioral Sciences)
Cynthia Jacelon, Dean of Nursing at UMass Amherst

Cynthia S. Jacelon

Dean and Professor
College of Nursing

Jason M. Kamilar

Director of ISSR
Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Comparative Primatology Lab
UMass Assistant Professor Jennifer Katz

Juniper Katz

Assistant Professor
School of Public Policy | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Lawrence King

Professor of Economics
Department of Economics | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

John Kingston

Professor
Department of Linguistics | College of Humanities & Fine Arts

Barbara Krauthamer

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Emory University
UMass Amherst Associate Professor Jacquie Kurland

Jacquie Kurland

Associate Professor
Department of Communication Disorders | School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Fidan Ana Kurtulus

Associate Professor
Department of Economics

Ray La Raja

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science

Bernhard Leidner

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology, Peace and Violence Program
UMass Associate Professor Kirsten Leng

Kirsten Leng

Associate Professor
Department of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies | College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Jennifer Lundquist

Associate Dean of Research & Faculty Development and Professor
Department of Sociology | College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Jennifer Mack

Assistant Professor
Department of Communication Disorders | School of Public Health & Health Sciences
Communication Disorders Building, Room #316
413-545-8468

Elisa Martinez

Program Associate
ISSR

Rahsaan Maxwell

Former Assistant Professor of Political Science: Currently an Associate Professor of Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapil Hill
Political Science
John McCarthy, Provost Emeritus and Distinguished Professor

John McCarthy

Provost Emeritus and Distinguished Professor
Department of Linguistics

Lauren McCarthy

Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science / Legal Studies (College of Social and Behavioral Sciences)
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Thaddeus Miller

Associate Professor
School of Public Policy | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Anita Milman

Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental Conservation (College of Natural Sciences)

George R. Milne

Associate Dean of Research & Professor
Department of Marketing | Isenberg School of Management
ISSR Director and UMass Professor of Sociology Joya Misra

Joya Misra

Provost Professor and Roy J. Zuckerberg Endowed Leadership Chair
Department of Sociology and School of Public Policy

Thomas P. Moliterno

Professor of Behavioral Strategy
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam School of Business and Economics
Carrie Morrison Penland

Carrie Morrison Penland

Grants & Contracts Coordinator
ISSR
UMass Amherst Associate Professor Kysa Nygreen

Kysa Nygreen

Associate Professor
Department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies | College of Education
UMass Amherst Associate Professor Jonathan Corpus Ong

Jonathan Corpus Ong

Associate Professor
Department of Communication | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
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Anthony Paik

Secretary of the Faculty Senate and Professor
Sociology | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Jessica Pearlman

Director of Research Methods Programs
ISSR

Ventura R. Pérez

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
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Maureen Perry-Jenkins

Chair, Psychological & Brain Sciences and Professor
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences | College of Natural Sciences
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Krishna Poudel

Director, Institute for Global Health and Professor
School of Public Health | Director of the Institute for Global Health

Sally Powers

Professor Emerita
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences | College of Natural Sciences

Sharon Rallis

Dwight W. Allen Distinguished Professor of Education Policy & Reform
Deparment of Educational Policy, Research & Administration | College of Education

Darrel Ramsey- Musolf

Associate Professor
Department of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Rebecca Ready

Associate Professor
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
UMass Assistant Professor Allecia Reid

Allecia Reid

Associate Professor
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences | College of Natural Sciences

Henry Renski

Professor and Former ISSR Associate Director
Department of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning
UMass Associate Professor Rong Rong

Rong Rong

Associate Professor
Department of Resource Economics | College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Robert L. Ryan

Professor
Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning

Aline Sayer

Department of Psychology and Center for Research on Families (CNS)

Brian Schaffner

Professor of Political Science
Tufts University
UMass Assistant Professor Memnun Seven

Memnun Seven

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing

Elizabeth Sharrow

Director of Faculty Research, ISSR
Associate Professor of Public Policy and History
UMass Assistant Professor Kelsey Shoub

Kelsey Shoub

Assistant Professor
School of Public Policy | College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
UMass Assistant Professor Manasvini Singh

Manasvini Singh

Assistant Professor
Department of Social and Decision Sciences | Carnegie Mellon University
Cristine Smith, Associate Dean of Research in the College of Education, UMass Amherst

Cristine Smith

Associate Dean for Research and Engagement and Professor
International Education | College of Education
Dr. Katie Smith, ISSR Associate Director of Research Administration and Operations. White woman with long brown hair.

Katie Smith

Associate Director of Research Administration and Operations
ISSR

Laurel Smith-Doerr

Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology
UMass Associate Professor Regine Spector

Regine Spector

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science | College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

John Spraggon

Professor
Department of Resource Economics | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Millie Thayer

Associate Professor
Department of Sociology | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
ISSR Consultant Hsin Fei Tu. Image shows a close-up of a smiling woman of East Asian descent, with long brown hair and glasses, against a bright window

Hsin Fei Tu

Consultant
ISSR
E27 Machmer Hall | UMass Amherst
Jacqueline Urla, Professor of Anthropology and Dean of the Graduate School at UMass Amherst

Jacqueline Urla

Professor and Chair
Department of Anthropology | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
ISSR Methodology Consultant Grazielle Valentim, a smiling white woman with chin length brown hair, wearing a white blouse and gold earrings

Grazielle Valentim

Consultant
ISSR
UMass Associate Professor Eve Vogel

Eve Vogel

Associate Professor and Geography Program Co-head
Department of Earth, Geographic, and Climate Ssciences | College of Natural Sciences

Rachel Walker

Associate Professor
College of Nursing

Amanda Walker Johnson

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
UMass Assistant Professor Lucy Wang

Lucy Xiaolu Wang

Assistant Professor
Department of Resource Economics | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
UMass Assistant Professor Isabella Weber

Isabella Weber

Assistant Professor
Department of Economics | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
UMass Professor Ryan Wells

Ryan Wells

Associate Professor
Department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration

Emily West

Associate Professor and Former ISSR Associate Director
Department of Communication

Melissa Wooten

Chair/Committee Coordinator
Department of Sociology (SBS)
UMass Assistant Professor Viviana Chiu Sik Wu

Viviana Chiu Sik Wu

Assistant Professor
School of Public Policy | College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Annette Wysocki

Associate Dean for Research
College of Nursing
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Weiai (Wayne) Xu

Associate Professor
Department of Communication | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Kathryne Young

Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Kevin Young

Associate Professor and Former ISSR Associate Director
Department of Economics | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Kristine Yu

Assistant Professor
Department of Linquistics

SeonYeong Yu

Assistant Professor
Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies (College of Education)