Faculty Experts by Name

University at Buffalo faculty can provide expert opinions and analysis on topics in the news. For help finding an expert, contact UB Media Relations at 716-645-6969 or ub-news@buffalo.edu.

Note to members of the news media:

The correct name of the university is “University at Buffalo,” not “University of Buffalo.”

  • Head shot of Sam Abramovich, University at Buffalo faculty expert on learning.
    8/16/21

    Sam Abramovich

    Associate Professor of Learning and Instruction, and Information Science

    Expertise: learning sciences, emerging technologies in education, alternative assessments, educational games, digital badges

    Phone: 716-645-3174

    Email: samuelab@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Robert Adelman, University at Buffalo immigration and U.S. Census expert.
    7/15/21

    Robert Adelman

    Chair and Professor of Sociology

    Expertise: urban sociology, segregation, race, immigration, U.S. Census

    Phone: 716-645-8478

    Email: adelman4@buffalo.edu

  • Diana Aga.
    3/6/23

    Diana Aga

    Director of the UB RENEW Institute

    Expertise: chemicals of emerging concern; industrial pollution; wastewater treatment; environmental impact of PFAS ("forever chemicals"), PCBs, PBDEs (flame retardants), pesticides, nanomaterials, antimicrobials, pharmaceuticals and personal care products; antibiotic resistance in the environment; target and non-target analysis; Great Lakes pollution

    Phone: 716-645-4220

    Email: dianaaga@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Kafuli Agbemenu, University at Buffalo reproductive health expert.
    4/7/23

    Kafuli Agbemenu

    Assistant Professor of Nursing

    Expertise: reproductive health in vulnerable populations

    Phone: 716-829-6023

    Email: agbemenu@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Victor Albert, University at Buffalo plant evolution expert.
    4/7/23

    Victor Albert

    Empire Innovation Professor of Biological Sciences

    Expertise: plant evolutionary biology; evolution of carnivorous plants; genomes of Amborella, avocado, birch, coffee and gardenia; comparative genomics; junk DNA

    Phone: 716-645-4983

    Email: vaalbert@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Jared Aldstadt.
    10/22/18

    Jared Aldstadt

    Associate Professor of Geography

    Expertise: Zika virus, dengue fever, chikungunya, mosquito-borne illness, disease transmission, epidemiology

    Phone: 716-645-0481

    Email: geojared@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Charlotte Lindqvist.
    11/29/22

    Jasmine Alvarado

    Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership and Policy

    Expertise: family engagement in K-8 schools, school and community partnerships, the intersection of race, class, and language in education, elementary education, and bilingual/dual language education.

    Phone: 716-645-6628

    Email: alvaradj@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Stelios Andreadis, University at Buffalo regenerative medicine and tissue engineering expert.
    8/22/19

    Stelios Andreadis

    SUNY Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

    Expertise: regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, stem cells, vascular grafts

    Phone: 716-645-1202

    Email: sandread@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Daniel Antonius.
    11/22/23

    Daniel Antonius

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry

    Expertise: terrorism, violence, aggression, CTE and behavior, mental health and the legal system

    Phone: 716-898-5290

    Email: danielan@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Stephanie Anzman-Frasca.
    3/31/23

    Stephanie Anzman-Frasca

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: childhood obesity, children’s eating habits, infant and child behavior and development  

    Contact: Stephanie Anzman-Frasca can be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Praveen Arany.
    7/25/23

    Praveen Arany

    Associate Professor of Oral Biology

    Expertise: therapeutic uses of lasers and light, particularly in wound healing and tooth regeneration

    Phone: 716-829-3479

    Email: prarany@buffalo.edu

  • Stephanie Argentine.
    9/20/22

    Stephanie Argentine

    Executive in Residence at the Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness

    Expertise: employee engagement, recruitment and retention; startups and employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs); compensation and benefits; the future of work; succession planning; board governance; strategic planning

    Contact: Stephanie Argentine can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Ekin Atilla-Gokcumen, University at Buffalo chemical biology expert.
    4/7/23

    Ekin Atilla-Gokcumen

    Dr. Marjorie E. Winkler Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

    Expertise: chemical biology, lipids; cellular aging and senescence; cell death (apoptosis and necroptosis); omics approaches to research

    Phone: 716-645-4130

    Email: ekinatil@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of John D. Atkinson, University at Buffalo sustainability and air pollution expert.
    2/22/23

    John D. Atkinson

    Associate Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

    Expertise: sustainability, greenhouse gas emissions, air and water pollution control, materials science and engineering, adsorption, life-cycle assessment

    Phone: 716-645-4001

    Email: atkjdw@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Joseph Atkinson.
    8/2/22

    Joseph Atkinson

    Director of the Great Lakes Program

    Expertise: Great Lakes water levels, flooding and water pollution

    Phone: 716-645-2220

    Email: atkinson@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Charlotte Lindqvist.
    1/24/24

    Amanda Aykanian

    Assistant Professor of Social Work

    Expertise: homelessness, including how social policies and programs affect unhoused people; homeless service systems and workforce issues; social welfare history and policy; social service program implementation

    Phone: 716-645-1270

    Email: aykanian@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Katherine N. Balantekin.
    7/24/23

    Katherine N. Balantekin

    Assistant Professor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

    Expertise: obesity, disordered eating, parental influences on child eating behavior, childhood obesity, diet culture, anti-obesity drugs

    Phone: 716-829-5578

    Email: knbalant@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Annahita Ball, University at Buffalo expert on schools and social services.
    4/12/23

    Annahita Ball

    Associate Professor of Social Work

    Expertise: family engagement in schools; educational justice and reform; school-based mental health services; school-community partnerships

    Phone: 716-645-8951

    Email: annahita@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Charlotte Lindqvist, University at Buffalo evolutionary biology expert.
    11/2/23

    Priya R. Banerjee

    Associate Professor of Physics

    Expertise: intrinsically disordered proteins, protein droplets, membrane-less organelles, single-molecule biophysics

    Phone: 716-645-3444

    Email: prbanerj@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Samantha Barbas.
    3/3/23

    Samantha Barbas

    Professor of Law

    Expertise: Mass media law, libel, privacy, freedom of the press

    Phone: 716-645-6216

    Email: sbarbas@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Jenifer Barclay, University at Buffalo disability history and African American history expert.
    4/7/23

    Jenifer Barclay

    Associate Professor of History

    Expertise: disability history; disability, race, gender, class and sexuality; intersectionality; ableism; African American history; history of slavery, emancipation and the U.S. Civil War

    Phone: 716-645-8409

    Email: barclay7@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Christine P. Bartholomew, University at Buffalo faculty expert on class actions, evidence and antitrust law, and on clergy abuse.
    8/16/21

    Christine P. Bartholomew

    Professor of Law

    Expertise: class actions, antitrust law, consumer protection, clergy abuse, clergy privilege

    Phone: 716-645-7399

    Email: cpb6@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Mark Bartholomew.
    12/7/23

    Mark Bartholomew

    Professor of Law

    Expertise: intellectual property, copyright, trademarks, cyber law, artificial intelligence and copyright law, cybersecurity bills, net neutrality, advertising law

    Phone: 716-645-5959

    Email: bartholo@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of James Battista.
    11/6/18

    James Coleman Battista

    Associate Professor of Political Science

    Expertise: national, state and legislative politics  

    Phone: 716-645-8438

    Email: jbattist@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Javid Bayandor.
    10/26/23

    Javid Bayandor

    Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Expertise: Mid-air collisions; crashes involving drones (unmanned aircraft systems); space exploration and missions; crashworthiness; ballistics; advanced aerospace design

    Phone: 716-645-1422

    Email: bayandor@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Edward Bednarczyk standing in a pharmacy.
    6/23/23

    Edward Bednarczyk

    Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

    Expertise: medical marijuana, tobacco sales in pharmacies, headaches and migraines, pharmacy practice

    Phone: 716-645-4805

    Email: eb@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Jason Benedict, University at Buffalo chemistry expert.
    8/16/21

    Jason Benedict

    Associate Professor of Chemistry

    Expertise: chemistry, chemical reactions, chemical crystallography, photochemistry, nanomaterials, synchrotron light sources, science of snowflakes

    Phone: 716-645-4276

    Email: jbb6@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Ralph H. Benedict, University at Buffalo multiple sclerosis and brain injury expert.
    11/9/21

    Ralph H. Benedict

    Professor of Neurology

    Expertise: multiple sclerosis (MS); impact of MS, concussion and other brain diseases on personality, cognition and psychiatric stability

    Email: benedict@buffalo.edu

    Contact: Ralph H. Benedict can be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu.

  • Portrait of Sarah L. Berga, University at Buffalo reproductive medicine expert.
    4/7/23

    Sarah L. Berga

    Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Expertise: infertility; stress-induced amenorrhea; in vitro fertilization, reproductive hormones and brain health; COVID-19 vaccines during pregnancy

    Email: slberga@buffalo.edu

    Contact: Sarah L. Berga can be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Kate Bezrukova, University at Buffalo team performance expert.
    9/20/22

    Kate Bezrukova

    Associate Professor and Chair of Organization and Human Resources

    Expertise: team chemistry in business and sports; managing a diverse workforce; unconscious bias at work; negotiations and gender; work-life balance; conflict management; artificial intelligence in teams

    Contact: Kate Bezrukova can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Gino Biondini, University at Buffalo mathematics expert.
    4/7/23

    Gino Biondini

    Professor of Mathematics

    Expertise: mathematical properties of waves, solitons, applied mathematics, mathematical physics, general questions about mathematics

    Phone: 716-645-8810

    Email: biondini@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Guyora Binder, University at Buffalo criminal law expert.
    8/16/21

    Guyora Binder

    SUNY Distinguished Professor of Law and Hodgson Russ Faculty Scholar

    Expertise: criminal law, felony murder, homicide, jurisprudence, legal theory, international law

    Phone: 716-645-2673

    Email: gbinder@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Richard D. Blondell.
    11/7/19

    Richard D. Blondell

    Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine

    Expertise: addiction, substance abuse, opioids

    Contact: Richard Blondell can be reached most quickly through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Michael Boucai.
    12/12/22

    Michael Boucai

    Professor of Law

    Expertise: Law and policy on sex, sexuality, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation; reproductive rights; constitutional, criminal, and family law; LGBTQ history

    Phone: 716-645-1743

    Email: mboucai@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Elizabeth Bowen.
    4/12/23

    Elizabeth Bowen

    Associate Professor of Social Work

    Expertise: homelessness, health issues affecting homeless populations, recovery from alcohol and other drug problems

    Phone: 716-645-1258

    Email: eabowen@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Ian Bradley, University at Buffalo wastewater treatment and algal bloom expert.
    8/19/21

    Ian Bradley

    Assistant Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering 

    Expertise: wastewater treatment, algae, algal blooms in the Great Lakes and elsewhere

    Phone: 716-645-4004

    Email: ianbradl@buffalo.edu

  • Carrie Tirado Bramen.
    9/8/23

    Carrie Tirado Bramen

    Professor of English

    Expertise: U.S. cultural and intellectual history; feminist and gender studies; critical race studies; 19th-century American literature; U.S.-Latinx literature; history of astrology

    Phone: 716-645-5200

    Email: bramen@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Allison Brashear, University at Buffalo medical education and spasticity and dystonia expert.
    2/1/22

    Allison Brashear

    Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo

    Expertise: medical education and research, diversity in medicine, women in medicine, community engagement and health equity, clinical trials, treatment of rare neurologic disorders, spasticity and dystonia.

    Contact: Allison Brashear can be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Irus Braverman, University at Buffalo wildlife, conservation and environmental law expert.
    8/16/21

    Irus Braverman

    Professor of Law

    Expertise: laws governing animals, zoos, wildlife, coral reefs, extinction and climate change law, law and society, law and conservation, law and the environment, environmental justice in Israel/Palestine

    Phone: 716-645-3030

    Email: irusb@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of S. Todd Brown, University at Buffalo business bankruptcy and corporate fraud expert.
    6/16/23

    S. Todd Brown

    Professor of Law

    Expertise: business bankruptcy, bankruptcy trusts, complex litigation/mass torts, corporate governance, and corporate fraud

    Phone: 716-645-2052

    Email: stbrown2@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Jason Briner.
    8/16/21

    Jason Briner

    Professor of Geology

    Expertise: climate change, sea level rise, glaciers, ice sheets, Greenland Ice Sheet, Arctic environmental change

    Phone: 716-645-4326

    Email: jbriner@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Michel Bruneau.
    10/21/22

    Michel Bruneau

    SUNY Distinguished Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

    Expertise: disaster resilience, multi-hazard engineering, design of infrastructure to resist extreme events, earthquake engineering, design of steel structures, structural engineering

    Phone: (716) 645-3398

    Email: bruneau@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Mary Bush.
    12/19/18

    Mary Bush

    Associate Professor of Restorative Dentistry

    Expertise: forensic dentistry, bite mark analysis, victim identification

    Phone: 716-829-2862

    Email: bushma@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Peter Bush.
    12/5/16

    Peter Bush

    Director of the South Campus Instrument Center

    Expertise: forensic dentistry, bite mark analysis, victim identification

    Phone: 716-829-3561

    Email: pjbush@acsu.buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Susan K. Cahn.
    4/7/23

    Susan K. Cahn

    Emerita Professor of History

    Expertise: gender and sexuality in sports, homophobia in sports, women’s history, feminist theory, history of chronic illness, history of mental illness

    Phone: 716-645-8418

    Email: cahn@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Claire E. Cameron, University at Buffalo early childhood education and child development expert.
    8/10/22

    Claire E. Cameron

    Associate Professor of Learning and Instruction

    Expertise: early childhood education, childhood development, educational psychology, classroom management

    Phone: 716-645-4075

    Email: cecamero@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of James Campbell.
    11/4/21

    James Campbell

    UB Distinguished Professor of Political Science

    Expertise: U.S. politics, political parties, political polarization, campaigns, public opinion, political participation, congressional elections, election forecasting, elections and the economy, presidential approval, electoral systems (including redistricting and ranked choice voting)

    Phone: 716-645-8452

    Email: jcampbel@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of David Castillo.
    4/7/23

    David Castillo

    Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures

    Expertise: early modern culture, Baroque literature, horror and fantasy, new media and culture

    Phone: 716-645-0869

    Email: dc63@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Nichol Castro, University at Buffalo speech, word retrieval and anomia expert.
    8/16/21

    Nichol Castro

    Assistant Professor of Communicative Disorders and Sciences

    Expertise: speech, language and memory; word retrieval; anomia, including in aphasia, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

    Phone: 716-829-5565

    Email: nicholca@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Lora Cavuoto.
    11/2/23

    Lora Cavuoto

    Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Expertise: ergonomics, occupational safety and health, fatigue monitoring, worker quality of life

    Phone: 716-645-4696

    Email: loracavu@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of John Cerne.
    12/19/18

    John Cerne

    Professor of Physics

    Expertise: physics in everyday life, condensed matter physics, high-temperature superconductors, graphene, optics

    Phone: 716-645-2542

    Email: jcerne@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Yu-Ping Chang, University at Buffalo caregiving and dementia expert.
    8/16/21

    Yu-Ping Chang

    Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Endowed Professor of Nursing

    Expertise: mental health; substance abuse and addiction; family caregiving and dementia

    Phone: 716-829-2015

    Email: yc73@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of James Chen.
    8/16/21

    James M. Chen

    Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Expertise: materials science, turbulence, energy harvesting, hypersonic/supersonic vehicles, aerodynamics, nonequilibrium phenomena, high-performance computing

    Phone: 716-645-3163

    Email: chenjm@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Stephanie Choi.
    6/9/23

    Stephanie Choi

    Postdoctoral Associate, Asia Research Institute

    Expertise: K-pop music, global gender politics, affective labor, and political economies in digital media

    Phone: 716-645-2457

    Email: schoi43@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Susan Spierre Clark, University at Buffalo sustainability, climate change, infrastructure and community resilience expert.
    8/17/21

    Susan Spierre Clark

    Assistant Professor of Environment and Sustainability

    Expertise: climate change and sustainable development; resilient infrastructure; power outages due to extreme events; sustainability education; community resilience

    Phone: 716-645-1403

    Email: sclark1@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of R. Lorraine Collins.
    11/28/23

    R. Lorraine Collins

    SUNY Distinguished Professor of Community Health and Health Behavior

    Expertise: substance abuse, cannabis, malt liquor and marijuana use, drinking restraint, smoking, women's issues

    Phone: 716-829-6951

    Email: lcollins@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Luis A. Colón, University at Buffalo separation science, analytical chemistry, and STEM diversity expert.
    10/19/22

    Luis A. Colón

    A. Conger Goodyear Professor of Chemistry

    Expertise: analytical chemistry, separation science, liquid chromatography, diversity in STEM, mentoring students of color

    Phone: 716-645-4213

    Email: lacolon@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Timothy Cook in a laboratory.
    4/7/23

    Timothy Cook

    Professor of Chemistry

    Expertise: molecular self-assembly, photochemistry, fluorescence, phosphorescence, batteries, alternative energy

    Phone: 716-645-4327

    Email: trcook@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Catherine Cook-Cottone, UB yoga and mindfulness researcher.
    12/19/18

    Catherine Cook-Cottone

    Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology

    Expertise: yoga, mindfulness, embodied self-regulation, eating disorders, anxiety-based disorders

    Phone: 716-645-1128

    Email: cpcook@buffalo.edu  

  • Head shot of Abigail Cooke, UB assistant professor of geography.
    8/16/21

    Abigail Cooke

    Associate Professor of Geography

    Expertise: economic impact of immigration; economic impact of international trade; urban economies; international trade

    Phone: 716-645-0486

    Email: amcooke@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of John Crassidis, UB expert on space junk.
    10/27/22

    John L. Crassidis

    Moog Professor of Innovation

    Expertise: space debris, space junk

    Phone: 716-645-1426

    Email: johnc@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Beata Csatho.
    1/4/24

    Beata Csatho

    Professor of Geology

    Expertise: climate change, sea level rise, Greenland Ice Sheet, Antarctic ice loss, glaciers, remote sensing, using satellite data and laser altimetry to measure the Earth

    Phone: 716-645-4325

    Email: bcsatho@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Anne B. Curtis.
    1/11/23

    Anne B. Curtis

    SUNY Distinquished Professor

    Expertise: heart health, heart rhythm abnormalities, atrial fibrillation, cardiac devices, pacemakers, implantable cardiac defibrillators, cardiac problems in winter

    Phone: 716-859-4828

    Email: abcurtis@buffalo.edu

  • Ning Dai.
    8/16/21

    Ning Dai

    Associate Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental

    Expertise: wastewater reuse, disinfection and disinfection byproducts; seawater desalination; algal blooms; pesticides

    Phone: 716-645-4015

    Email: ningdai@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Michael Dambra, University at Buffalo regulations and SEC expert.
    8/16/21

    Michael Dambra

    Associate Professor of Accounting and Law

    Expertise: economic consequences of regulatory changes; initial public offerings (IPOs); pension accounting; valuation of privately held equity

    Contact: Michael Dambra can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Paresh Dandona, University at Buffalo faculty expert on diabetes and obesity.
    8/16/21

    Paresh Dandona

    SUNY Distinguished Professor of Medicine

    Expertise: diabetes; obesity; endocrinology; insulin, testosterone and other hormone treatments; anti-inflammatory agents

    Phone: Dandona can be contacted through Ellen Goldbaum in UB Media Relations at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu

    Email: dandona.diabetes@gmail.com

  • Head shot of Derek Daniels, University at Buffalo thirst and ingestive behavior expert.
    1/4/22

    Derek Daniels

    Professor and Chair of Biological Sciences

    Expertise: science of thirst; science of food, water and salt intake; ingestive/eating behaviors

    Phone: 716-645-0264

    Email: danielsd@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Nathan J. Daun-Barnett, University at Buffalo expert on college access and financial aid.
    8/16/21

    Nathan J. Daun-Barnett

    Associate Professor of Higher Education Administration

    Expertise: college access, financial aid policy, college transition

    Phone: 716-645-1096

    Email: nbarnett@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Matthew Dimick.
    4/7/23

    Matthew Dimick

    Professor of Law

    Expertise: income inequality, tax and welfare policy as it relates to income inequality, corporations, employment law, labor law

    Phone: 716-645-7968

    Email: mdimick@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of David Doermann, University at Buffalo faculty expert on artificial intelligence.
    11/16/23

    David Doermann

    SUNY Empire Innovation Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

    Expertise: artificial intelligence, pattern recognition, machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, image analysis and recognition, document analysis, media forensics

    Phone: 716-645-1557

    Email: doermann@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Shawn J. Donahue, University at Buffalo elections, political science and Constitutional law expert.
    6/27/22

    Shawn J. Donahue

    Assistant Professor of Political Science

    Expertise: voting rights, redistricting, gerrymandering, state and local politics (including New York State and Buffalo-area politics), campaigns, elections, civil liberties, Constitutional law, election law

    Phone: 716-645-8446

    Email: shawndon@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Yige Dong, University at Buffalo gender, work and political economy expert.
    8/16/21

    Yige Dong

    Assistant Professor of Sociology, and of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies

    Expertise: labor, work, gender and political economy, especially in China; labor and feminist movements in China and in a global context

    Phone: 716-645-2417

    Email: yigedong@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Tildabeth Doscher, University at Buffalo addiction medicine and substance use treatment expert.
    6/16/20

    Tildabeth Doscher

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

    Expertise: addiction medicine, substance use treatment, opioid epidemic, methadone

    Phone: 716-829-6775. Doscher can also be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu.

    Email: tildabet@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Conor Dowling.
    1/25/24

    Conor Dowling

    Professor of Political Science

    Expertise: U.S. elections, public opinion, campaign finance, political parties, effects of political scandal

    Phone: 716-645-8436

    Email: cdowling@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Helen A. Nellie Drew.
    8/16/21

    Helen A. “Nellie” Drew

    Director of the Center for the Advancement of Sport

    Expertise: sports law, including student-athletes’ name, image and likeness (NIL), antitrust laws, collective bargaining, discipline of athletes, drug testing, NCAA compliance and Title IX; diversity in sport

    Phone: 716-645-2071

    Email: hdrew@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Steven Dubovsky.
    1/11/24

    Steven L. Dubovsky

    Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry

    Expertise: trauma, depression, mood disorders, psychosis, psychosomatic medicine

    Phone: 716-898-5940

    Email: dubovsky@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Negar Elhami-Khorasani, University at Buffalo structural fire engineering and wildland urban interface expert.
    4/7/23

    Negar Elhami-Khorasani

    Associate Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

    Expertise: structural fire engineering, wildfires in wildland-urban interface communities, fire following earthquake, multi-hazard engineering, disaster resilience

    Phone: 716-645-3019

    Email: negarkho@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Carole Emberton.
    4/7/23

    Carole Emberton

    Professor of History

    Expertise: Civil War era, Confederate flag and monuments, history of race, slavery, Southern history, racial violence

    Phone: 716-645-8405

    Email: emberton@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Stuart Evans, University at Buffalo weather, climate and atmospheric science expert.
    8/19/21

    Stuart M. Evans

    Assistant Professor of Geography

    Expertise: climate change, dust and dust storms, weather, atmospheric science, precipitation, monsoons, lake effect snow

    Phone: 716-645-0491

    Email: stuartev@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Charles P. Ewing.
    8/16/21

    Charles P. Ewing

    SUNY Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus

    Expertise: crime, psychology of crime, forensic psychology, criminal trials, murder trials, insanity defense, death penalty, juvenile law, sex offenders

    Phone: 716-645-2770

    Email: cewing@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Jorge Luis Fabra-Zamora.
    4/7/23

    Jorge Luis Fabra-Zamora

    Associate Professor of Law

    Expertise: legal philosophy, transnational law, transitional justice, truth commissions, Colombia’s peace agreement, international human rights and compensation

    Phone: 716-645-3292

    Email: jorgefab@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Myles Faith, University at Buffalo expert on childhood obesity and children's eating behavior.
    12/19/18

    Myles S. Faith

    Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology

    Expertise: childhood obesity, children’s eating habits, family health

    Phone: 716-645-1124

    Email: mfaith@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Karl Fiebelkorn.
    10/13/23

    Karl Fiebelkorn

    Emeritus Senior Associate Dean for Student, Professional, and Community Affairs

    Expertise: laws and regulations affecting pharmacy practice, medication errors, systems for improving practice sites, adult asthma, pharmacy business plan modeling

    Phone: 716-645-2824

    Email: kdf@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Lucinda M. Finley.
    8/16/21

    Lucinda M. Finley

    Frank G. Raichle Professor of Trial and Appellate Advocacy

    Expertise: abortion, reproductive rights, women and the law, Supreme Court, employment discrimination, equal protection law, tort law and reform

    Phone: 716-645-6152

    Email: finleylu@buffalo.edu

    Contact: Finley can also be contacted through Doug Sitler in UB Media Relations at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Cecil Foster, University at Buffalo Canadian studies and multiculturalism expert.
    4/7/23

    Cecil Foster

    Professor of Transnational Studies in the Department of Africana and American Studies

    Expertise: Canadian studies; multiculturalism, politics, race, ethnicity and immigration in Canada

    Phone: 716-645-0786

    Email: cecilfos@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Veljko Fotak, University at Buffalo finance and government stimulus/bailout expert.
    9/20/22

    Veljko Fotak

    Associate Professor of Finance

    Expertise: international corporate finance, sovereign wealth funds, syndicated loan markets, currency markets, short selling, government interventions and equity bailouts, and the intersection of finance and politics

    Contact: Veljko Fotak can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Portrait of Stephanie Fredrick, University at Buffalo bullying and cyberbullying expert.
    11/2/23

    Stephanie Fredrick

    Associate Director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention

    Expertise: bullying, cyberbullying, youth mental health, bullying interventions

    Phone: 716-645-1141

    Email: ssfredri@buffalo.edu

  • Headshot of Jo L. Freudenheim.
    4/12/23

    Jo L. Freudenheim

    SUNY Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

    Expertise: cancer risk factors, diet and cancer, carcinogens

    Phone: 716-829-5375

    Email: jfreuden@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Shira Gabriel, University at Buffalo social psychology and social connection expert.
    4/7/23

    Shira Gabriel

    Professor of Psychology

    Expertise: social psychology, social connections, sense of self, the need to belong, comfort food

    Phone: 716-645-0227

    Email: sgabriel@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Joana Gaia, University at Buffalo digital security and privacy expert.
    8/16/21

    Joana Gaia

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Management Science and Systems

    Expertise: health information systems; business intelligence; digital security and privacy; data analytics; emergency management; girls and STEM careers

    Contact: Joana Gaia can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Headshot of Joseph Gardella Jr., industrial pollution and plastics expert.
    4/12/23

    Joseph A. Gardella Jr.

    SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

    Expertise: industrial pollution; hazardous waste; microbeads; surface chemistry of plastics; controlled release of pharmaceuticals; wound healing; tissue engineering; STEM education

    Phone: 716-645-1499

    Email: gardella@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of James Gardner, UB election law and constitutional law expert, in a suit and tie.
    8/18/21

    James A. Gardner

    Bridget and Thomas Black SUNY Distinguished Professor of Law

    Expertise: election law, constitutional law, federalism, voting rights, redistricting, democracy, state constitutional law

    Phone: 716-645-3607

    Email: jgard@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Omer Gokcumen, University at Buffalo evolutionary genomics and ancient humans expert.
    11/2/23

    Omer Gokcumen

    Professor of Biological Sciences

    Expertise: human and primate evolution, ancient humans (including Neanderthals and Denisovans), anthropological genomics

    Phone: 716-645-4937

    Email: omergokc@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Oscar G. Gómez-Duarte, University at Buffalo pediatric infectious diseases and childhood diarrhea expert.
    6/16/22

    Oscar G. Gómez-Duarte

    Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics

    Expertise: pediatric infectious diseases, vaccines, childhood diarrhea, health disparities, COVID-19 community interventions

    Phone: 716-323-0150. Gómez-Duarte can also be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu

    Email: oscargom@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Jeff Good, University at Buffalo language and linguistics expert.
    11/8/23

    Jeff Good

    Chair and Professor of Linguistics

    Expertise: morphology, syntax, evolution of languages, endangered languages, language documentation, multilingualism

    Phone: 716-645-0126

    Email: jcgood@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Julie Gorlewski, University at Buffalo education access and teacher preparation expert.
    4/13/23

    Julie Gorlewski

    Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Teacher Education

    Expertise: access and equity in education; literacy; teacher preparation

    Phone: 716-645-2455

    Email: jgorlews@buffalo.edu

  • Indranil Goswami.
    9/20/22

    Indranil Goswami

    Assistant Professor of Marketing

    Expertise: motivation and self-control; incentive policies; charitable giving and pro-social behavior; cognitive biases; deadlines and procrastination; judgment and decision-making; market research; consumer behavior

    Contact: Indranil Goswami can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Portrait of Venu Govindaraju.
    1/5/24

    Venu Govindaraju

    Vice President for Research and Economic Development

    Expertise: artificial intelligence, including document analysis recognition, machine learning, pattern recognition, biometrics and generative AI

    Phone: 716-645-3321

    Email: govind@buffalo.edu

  • Headshot of Amit Goyal.
    4/7/23

    Amit Goyal

    SUNY Distinguished Professor and Empire Innovation Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

    Expertise: renewable energy; environmental and water issues; high-temperature superconductivity; materials science

    Phone: 716-645-5920

    Email: agoyal@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Melanie Green.
    9/7/21

    Melanie Green

    Chair and Professor of Communication

    Expertise: persuasion, power of narrative, storytelling, online friendships, trust and deception online

    Phone: 716-645-1508

    Email: mcgreen2@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Susan Green.
    4/12/23

    Susan Green

    Co-director of the Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care

    Expertise: trauma, trauma-informed care in organizations and service delivery systems

    Phone: 716-645-1249

    Email: sagreen@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Tracy K. P. Gregg.
    1/4/24

    Tracy K. P. Gregg

    Professor and Chair of Geology

    Expertise: volcanology, volcanoes on Mars and Venus, the search for water on Mars, volcanism on the moon, deep-sea eruptions, basaltic lava flows

    Phone: 716-645-4328

    Email: tgregg@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Emily Grijalva, UB leadership expert.
    8/16/21

    Emily Grijalva

    Associate Professor of Organization and Human Resources

    Expertise: narcissism, gender, leadership

    Contact: Emily Grijalva can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Portrait of Donald A. Grinde Jr., University at Buffalo Native American studies expert.
    4/7/23

    Donald A. Grinde Jr.

    Professor Emeritus in the Department of Africana and American Studies

    Expertise: Native American studies, Native American thought, Haudenosaunee/Iroquois history, U.S. Indian Policy since 1871, American Indian activism

    Phone: 716-645-0828

    Email: dgrinde@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Kim Griswold, University at Buffalo expert on health care for refugees, immigrants and survivors of torture.
    4/10/23

    Kim Griswold, MD

    Professor Emerita of Family Medicine and Psychiatry

    Expertise: health care for refugees and immigrants; trauma; survivors of torture; cultural competency in medicine; patient-centered medical homes; integrated medical and behavioral health care

    Phone: 716-816-7248

    Email: griswol@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Feng Gu, University at Buffalo financial reporting and corporate governance expert.
    9/20/22

    Feng Gu

    Chair of Accounting and Law

    Expertise: financial reporting; mergers and acquisitions; intangibles; corporate governance; insider trading

    Contact: Feng Gu can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Shermali Gunawardena.
    8/16/21

    Shermali Gunawardena

    Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

    Expertise: neurons, axonal transport, biology of neurodegenerative diseases

    Phone: 716-645-4915

    Email: sg99@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Johannes Hachmann, University at Buffalo computational chemistry and materials design expert.
    8/16/21

    Johannes Hachmann

    Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

    Expertise: computational chemistry; molecular and materials modeling; cheminformatics; machine learning; big data; materials discovery and design

    Phone: 716-645-1524

    Email: hachmann@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Lindsay Hahun, University at Buffalo media psychology and media effects expert.
    11/10/21

    Lindsay Hahn

    Assistant Professor of Communication

    Expertise: media psychology, morality, media effects, children and media, media and radicalization

    Phone: 716-645-1172

    Email: lhahn2@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Marc Halfon.
    12/5/16

    Marc Halfon

    Professor of Biochemistry

    Expertise: genetics; gene expression; gene drive; genome editing; mosquito genome; cell growth, differentiation and development

    Phone: 716-829-3126

    Email: mshalfon@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Trina Hamilton.
    8/16/21

    Trina Hamilton

    Associate Professor of Geography

    Expertise: corporate responsibility, social and environmental activism, diamond trade, gentrification

    Phone: 716-645-0482

    Email: trinaham@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Erin Hatton, University at Buffalo labor, workforce and gig economy expert.
    2/15/23

    Erin Hatton

    Professor of Sociology

    Expertise: labor movements, gig economy, job security, coerced labor, pay for college athletes, minimum wage, workfare

    Phone: 716-645-8476

    Email: eehatton@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Sarah Cercone Heavey.
    12/16/22

    Sarah Cercone Heavey

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Community Health and Health Behavior

    Expertise: opioid use disorder, medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder, naloxone, overdose, veterans’ mental health, suicide prevention, mental health 

    Phone: 716-829-6752

    Email: scheavey@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Timothy Hellwig.
    2/13/24

    Timothy Hellwig

    Professor of Political Science

    Expertise: politics of European nations, the European Union, immigration and trade in Europe, the US, and globally, public support for presidents and governments around the world. 

    Phone: 716-645-8440

    Email: thellwig@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Amy Hequembourg, University at Buffalo expert on health disparities among sexual minorities.
    9/14/20

    Amy Hequembourg

    Associate Professor of Nursing

    Expertise: health disparities affecting sexual minorities

    Phone: 716-829-2608

    Email: ahequemb@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of David Herzberg.
    3/3/23

    David Herzberg

    Professor of History

    Expertise: opioid epidemic; history of prescription drugs, street drugs and other psychoactive substances; drug policy and drug wars; drugs and popular culture; addiction; drugs and social inequalities of race and gender 
    Phone: 716-645-8416

    Email: herzberg@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Mark Hicar, University at Buffalo expert on pediatric infectious disease, including measles and the flu.
    6/22/20

    Mark Daniel Hicar

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: pediatric infectious diseases, viral infections, antibody responses against HIV, Kawasaki disease

    Phone: 716-323-0150

    Email: markhica@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of David M. Holmes, University at Buffalo global health equity and medicine and spirituality expert.
    9/30/21

    David M. Holmes

    Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine

    Expertise: global health, health care for underserved communities and human trafficking victims, spirituality in health, religious exemptions for vaccines, addiction medicine, wilderness medicine, travel medicine

    Email: dholmes@buffalo.edu

    Contact: David M. Holmes can be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu.

  • Portrait of Nicholas B. Holowka, University at Buffalo human evolution, foot and walking expert.
    10/6/20

    Nicholas B. Holowka

    Assistant Professor of Anthropology

    Expertise: human movement, biomechanics of walking/running, human feet, footwear, primate locomotion, human evolution

    Phone: 716-645-0444

    Email: nbholowk@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Gregory Homish, University at Buffalo substance use and mental health expert.
    8/17/21

    Gregory Homish

    Professor and Chair of Community Health and Health Behavior

    Expertise: substance use and misuse; substance use among military personnel; substance use and families; emergency preparedness and response; health of emergency responders

    Phone: 716-829-6959

    Email: ghomish@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Sameer Honwad, University at Buffalo education access and equity expert.
    4/15/20

    Sameer Honwad

    Assistant Professor of Learning and Instruction

    Expertise: access, equity and diversity in education; cultural studies; international education; science and environmental education

    Phone: 716-645-2455

    Email: sameerho@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Dave Hostler, University at Buffalo human performance expert.
    8/16/21

    Dave Hostler

    Chair of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

    Expertise: effect of diving on human health; environmental physiology; hyperthermia; hypothermia; firefighter and emergency responder health and safety

    Phone: 716-829-6795

    Email: dhostler@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Yingjie Hu, University at Buffalo faculty expert on GIScience and data mining.
    12/14/23

    Yingjie Hu

    Assistant Professor of Geography

    Expertise: GIScience, spatial analysis, natural language processing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining, big data

    Phone: 716-645-1820

    Email: yhu42@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Mara Huber, University at Buffalo experiential learning expert.
    8/16/21

    Mara Huber

    Associate Dean for Undergraduate Research and Experiential Learning

    Expertise: experiential learning, study abroad, virtual study abroad, university-community partnerships

    Phone: 716-829-2834

    Email: mbhuber@buffalo.edu

  • Nicole Hunter.
    10/3/22

    Nicole Hunter

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance

    Expertise: environmental economics, international trade, public policy, taxation, personal finance

    Contact: Nicole Hunter can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Joyce Hwang, University at Buffalo animal architecture or "habitecture" expert.
    8/19/21

    Joyce Hwang

    Associate Professor of Architecture

    Expertise: animal architecture; habitecture; habitart; wildlife habitats, ecology and architecture

    Phone: 716-829-5906

    Email: jh96@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Ia Iashvili.
    12/19/18

    Ia Iashvili

    Professor of Physics

    Expertise: Higgs boson search, particle detectors, search for supersymmetric particles

    Phone: 716-645-6611

    Email: iashvili@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Ciprian Ionita, University at Buffalo medical engineering researcher.
    8/16/21

    Ciprian N. Ionita

    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

    Expertise: 3-D medical imaging, 3-D printing in medicine, neuroimaging, cardiovascular imaging, endovascular disease

    Phone: 716-829-5413

    Email: cnionita@buffalo.edu

  • Shamim M. Islam.
    8/3/22

    Shamim M. Islam

    Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: pediatric infectious diseases, antimicrobial stewardship, global antimicrobial resistance, local and international infectious disease control, tropical medicine, medical and public health education

    Email: shamimis@buffalo.edu

    Contact: Shamim M. Islam can be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of James Jensen.
    12/11/23

    James N. Jensen

    Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

    Expertise: public water systems, drinking-water treatment, wastewater treatment

    Phone: 716-645-4007

    Email: jjensen@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Kenneth Joseph, University at Buffalo computing for social good expert.
    1/22/24

    Kenneth Joseph

    Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

    Expertise: computing for social good; societal impacts of social media and online platforms (including in news and politics); inequality and societal divides; artificial intelligence

    Phone: 716-645-0682

    Email: kjoseph@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Heidi Julien.
    12/7/23

    Heidi Julien

    Professor of Information Science

    Expertise: digital literacy, information literacy, information behavior, information practice

    Phone: 716-645-1474

    Email: heidijul@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Tiffany Karalis Noel, University at Buffalo education expert, with expertise in multiculturalism, social inequity and belongingness in education.
    8/16/21

    Tiffany Karalis Noel

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Learning and Instruction

    Expertise: sociocultural inequity in education, teacher preparation and retention, mentoring in higher education

    Phone: 716-645-2455

    Email: tbkarali@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Mark Karwan, University at Buffalo expert on sports scheduling.
    8/16/21

    Mark H. Karwan

    Praxair Professor of Operations Research

    Expertise: sports scheduling, especially in the NFL

    Phone: 716-645-2422

    Email: mkarwan@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Jacob Kathman.
    1/25/24

    Jacob Kathman

    Professor and Chair of Political Science

    Expertise: civil wars, United Nations, peacekeeping, conflict resolution

    Phone: 716-645-8445

    Email: kathman@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Erin Kearney, University at Buffalo world languages education expert.
    8/16/21

    Erin Kearney

    Associate Professor of Learning and Instruction

    Expertise: language teaching and learning, intercultural competence and language education, language teacher training and development

    Phone: 716-645-4058

    Email: ekearney@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Avto Kharchilava.
    12/19/18

    Avto Kharchilava

    Professor of Physics

    Expertise: Higgs boson search, particle detectors, phenomena beyond the Standard Model

    Phone: 716-645-6251

    Email: avto@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Isok Kim, University at Buffalo mental health and refugee-related trauma expert.
    3/1/22

    Isok Kim

    Associate Professor of Social Work

    Expertise: mental health and wellbeing among Asian Americans; refugee-related trauma; post-resettlement challenges; culturally responsive mental health services

    Phone: 716-645-1252

    Email: isokkim@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Wooksoo Kim, University at Buffalo immigration and refugee resettlement expert.
    4/12/23

    Wooksoo Kim

    Associate Professor of Social Work

    Expertise: immigration; refugee resettlement, acculturation; social determinants of health of Asian immigrants; community-based participatory research

    Phone: 716-645-1227

    Email: wkim5@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of LaGarrett J. King, University at Buffalo Black history education expert.
    7/27/22

    LaGarrett J. King

    Director of the Center for K-12 Black History and Racial Literacy Education

    Expertise: Black history education, social studies, history of education, teacher education, racism and anti-Blackness

    Phone: 716-645-2455

    Email: lagarret@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Will Kinney, University at Buffalo physics, cosmology and astronomy expert.
    10/27/21

    William H. Kinney

    Professor of Physics

    Expertise: astronomy, cosmology, cosmic inflation, cosmic microwave background, dark matter, dark energy, solar eclipses, public outreach in science


    Phone:
    716-645-5360

    Email: whkinney@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Katarzyna Kordas, University at Buffalo expert on chemical and lead exposure.
    4/12/23

    Katarzyna “Kasia” Kordas

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

    Expertise: toxic metals and child development, lead exposure, health effects of metal mixtures, nutrient-metal interactions, air pollution

    Phone: 716-829-5340

    Email: kkordas@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Eva Zurek.
    8/16/21

    Tevfik Kosar

    Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

    Expertise: big data, cloud computing, distributed systems, high-performance computing, green computing, energy-efficient systems

    Phone: 716-645-2323

    Email: tkosar@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Lynn T. Kozlowski.
    9/19/23

    Lynn T. Kozlowski

    Professor and Dean Emeritus of Community Health and Health Behavior

    Expertise: nicotine addiction, smoking, vaping, tobacco and e-cigarette policy, FDA regulations on nicotine products

    Phone: 716-829-6770

    Email: lk22@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Trevor Krabbenhoft, University at Buffalo faculty expert on fish ecology, aquatic ecosystems and invasive species.
    8/19/21

    Trevor Krabbenhoft

    Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

    Expertise: fish ecology (especially in rivers and lakes), genomics, evolutionary biology, invasive species, climate change, Great Lakes

    Phone: 716-645-4934

    Email: tkrabben@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Jessica Kruger, University at Buffalo faculty expert on consumption and addictive behaviors.
    2/9/24

    Jessica Kruger

    Clinical Associate Professor of Community Health and Health Behavior

    Expertise: cannabis, binge-watching, consumption, addictive behaviors, substance use and abuse, health behavior decision-making

    Phone: 716-829-6748

    Email: jskruger@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Jeffrey M. Lackner, University at Buffalo IBS and chronic pain expert.
    6/23/23

    Jeffrey M. Lackner, PsyD

    Chief of the Division of Behavioral Medicine

    Expertise: irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), psychosocial aspects of chronic pain disorders, behavioral medicine, brain-gut interactions, impact of chronic disease on quality of life, chronic care management

    Phone: 716-898-5671

    Email: lackner@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Arun Lakshmanan, University at Buffalo marketing and consumer attention expert.
    8/16/21

    Arun Lakshmanan

    Associate Professor of Marketing

    Expertise: sensory marketing and visual perception; consumer attention and learning; new product use and design; advertising and social media

    Contact: Arun Lakshmanan can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Michael LaMonte, University at Buffalo expert on healthy aging.
    4/12/23

    Michael LaMonte

    Research Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

    Expertise: healthy aging, cardiovascular disease, physical activity, women’s health, menopause, cancer, the microbiome, periodontal disease

    Phone: 716-829-5379

    Email: mlamonte@buffalo.edu

     

  • Head shot of Howard Lasker, University at Buffalo coral reef expert.
    4/13/23

    Howard Lasker

    Professor Emeritus of Environment and Sustainability

    Expertise: coral reefs; coral bleaching; climate change and oceans

    Phone: 716-645-4870

    Email: hlasker@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of John Leddy.
    6/23/23

    John J. Leddy

    Director of the Concussion Management Clinic

    Expertise: concussions, post-concussion syndrome, sports medicine

    Phone: 716-829-5501

    Email: leddy@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Jaekyung Lee, University at Buffalo expert on educational policy and achievement gaps.
    2/20/18

    Jaekyung Lee

    Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology

    Expertise: educational policy, student testing, school accountability, international and comparative education, achievement gaps, educational inequalities

    Phone: 716-645-1132

    Email: jl224@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Melinda Lemke, University at Buffalo K-12 education policy and reform expert.
    10/12/22

    Melinda Lemke

    Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy

    Expertise: K-12 educational policy and reform; politics of education; public health; sociocultural contexts of education

    Phone: 716-645-1090

    Email: malemke@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of G. James Lemoine, University at Buffalo leadership expert.
    8/16/21

    G. James Lemoine

    Associate Professor of Organization and Human Resources

    Expertise: servant leadership; gender and leadership; ethics and moral leadership; leadership and motivation; entrepreneurial leaders; creativity and innovation; managing under volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA)

    Contact: G. James Lemoine can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Kenneth E. Leonard.
    6/27/23

    Kenneth E. Leonard

    Director of the Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions

    Expertise: alcohol, substance abuse and aggression; effects of substance use on marriage, families and relationships; interpersonal (domestic) violence; medical and recreational marijuana; prescription painkillers  

    Phone: 716-887-2566

    Email: leonard@ria.buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Lucia A. Leone, University at Buffalo food access expert.
    1/25/22

    Lucia A. Leone

    Associate Professor of Community Health and Health Behavior

    Expertise: food access, mobile produce markets, WIC, obesity prevention, physical activity

    Phone: 716-829-6953

    Email: lucialeo@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Kemper E. Lewis.
    10/26/23

    Kemper E. Lewis

    Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Expertise: advanced manufacturing, mass customization, engineering design

    Phone: 716-645-2682

    Email: kelewis@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Y. Chris Li, University at Buffalo electrochemistry and waste conversion expert.
    8/16/21

    Y. Chris Li

    Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Expertise: electrochemistry, waste conversion, transforming greenhouse gases into useful products, chemistry of CO2, plastics

    Phone: 716-645-4285

    Email: yuguangl@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Haiqing Lin, University at Buffalo carbon capture expert.
    4/13/23

    Haiqing Lin

    Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

    Expertise: separation science, carbon capture, water purification, polymers, materials science

    Phone: 716-645-1856

    Email: haiqingl@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Joan Linder, University at Buffalo art and drawing expert. Copyright Liz Linder Photography.
    6/23/23

    Joan Linder

    Professor of Art

    Expertise: drawing, consumption and mass production, mundane objects, modern life, Love Canal and other toxic sites, environmental art, feminist art, power, public art

    Phone: 716-645-0539

    Email: joannder@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Charlotte Lindqvist.
    11/2/23

    Charlotte Lindqvist

    Professor of Biological Sciences

    Expertise: evolutionary biology, evolution of polar bears, hybridization of polar bears and brown bears, genomics

    Phone: 716-645-4986

    Email: cl243@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Charles Lindsey.
    8/16/21

    Charles Lindsey

    Associate Professor of Marketing

    Expertise: consumer behavior, advertising, marketing strategy and research, brand loyalty, serving and package sizes

    Contact: Charles Lindsey can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Xiufeng Liu, University at Buffalo expert on STEM education.
    6/27/23

    Xiufeng Liu

    SUNY Distinguished Professor of Learning and Instruction

    Expertise: STEM education, including student achievement, assessment and evaluation, and STEM teaching in colleges and universities; science and the public

    Phone: 716-645-4050

    Email: xliu5@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Yan Liu, University at Buffalo Chinese history expert, with a focus on the history of Chinese medicine, food and spices and comparative medicine.
    4/13/23

    Yan Liu

    Associate Professor of History

    Expertise: history of Chinese medicine, food and spices; history of epidemics; history of the senses; comparative historical perspectives in medicine

    Phone: 716-645-8404

    Email: yliu253@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Patricia Logan-Greene.
    4/12/23

    Patricia Logan-Greene

    Associate Professor of Social Work

    Expertise: violence and victimization, adverse childhood experiences, gun violence and prevention, child maltreatment

    Phone: 716-645-1533

    Email: pblogang@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Joshua J. Lynch, University at Buffalo opioid and addiction medicine expert.
    8/17/23

    Joshua J. Lynch

    Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Expertise: addiction medicine; opioid crisis; telemedicine and medication-assisted treatment and linkage to care for people with substance use disorders; critical care transport

    Email: Jjlynch2@buffalo.edu

    Contact: Joshua J. Lynch can also be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Vincent Lynch, University at Buffalo evolutionary developmental biology (evo-devo) expert.
    8/17/21

    Vincent Lynch

    Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

    Expertise: evolutionary developmental biology; genetics; genomics; mammoths; evolution of mammalian pregnancy and cancer

    Phone: 716-645-4899

    Email: vjlynch@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Siwei Lyu, University at Buffalo deepfakes, digital media forensics and computer vision expert.
    1/26/24

    Siwei Lyu

    SUNY Empire Innovation Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

    Expertise: digital media forensics, deepfakes, computer vision, machine learning, art authentication

    Phone: 716-645-1587

    Email: siweilyu@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Carla Martinez Machain.
    1/25/24

    Carla Martinez Machain

    Professor of Political Science

    Expertise: international conflict, US military deployments and basing, great power competition, foreign military training, foreign military aid, civil-military relations, and aerial bombing

    Phone: 716-645-8433

    Email: carlamm@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Jordana Maisel, University at Buffalo universal design and inclusive design expert.
    11/2/23

    Jordana Maisel

    Director of Research for the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDEA Center)

    Expertise: universal design, inclusive design, accessible transit, streetscapes, aging in place

    Phone: 716-829-5902

    Email: jlmaisel@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Carine Mardorossian, University at Buffalo medical humanities and sexual violence expert.
    8/16/21

    Carine Mardorossian

    Professor of English, and Global Gender and Sexuality Studies

    Expertise: medical humanities, death and dying, feminism, sexism, sexual violence, Caribbean literature

    Phone: 716-645-0711

    Email: cmardoro@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Andrea Markelz, University at Buffalo protein dynamics expert.
    5/16/19

    Andrea Markelz

    Moti Lal Rustgi Professor of Physics

    Expertise: protein dynamics, spectroscopy, terahertz light, optical properties of materials, nonlinear optics

    Phone: 716-645-2739

    Email: amarkelz@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Timothy Maynes, University at Buffalo employee performance and productivity expert.
    8/16/21

    Timothy Maynes

    Associate Professor of Organization and Human Resources

    Expertise: employee-driven innovation and change; employee productivity, engagement and performance; effective team functioning (especially in sports)

    Contact: Timothy Maynes can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Elizabeth Mazzolini, University at Buffalo environmental studies, waste studies and consumerism expert.
    8/16/21

    Elizabeth Mazzolini

    Associate Professor of English

    Expertise: Mountaineering deaths, climbing technology, consumerism, material culture, garbage, culture of waste

    Phone: 716-645-0691

    Email: mazz@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Ndubueze L. Mbah, University at Buffalo West Africa and Atlantic World expert.
    8/16/21

    Ndubueze L. Mbah

    Associate Professor of History

    Expertise: African history; the Atlantic World; colonialism; gender in West Africa; history of slavery and emancipation; Boko Haram

    Phone: 716-645-8415

    Email: ndubueze@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Joanne Song McLaughlin, University at Buffalo labor economics and age discrimination expert.
    10/26/23

    Joanne Song McLaughlin

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Expertise: labor economics; health insurance mandates; age discrimination; older workers; AI and the future of work

    Phone: 716-645-8685

    Email: jsmclaug@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Mary McVee, University at Buffalo expert on literacy instruction.
    8/16/21

    Mary McVee

    Director of the Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction

    Expertise: literacy instruction; diversity and literacy; technology and literacy; narrative

    Phone: 716-645-2458

    Email: mcvee@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Cody Mejeur, University at Buffalo game studies and social justice expert.
    6/27/22

    Cody Mejeur

    Assistant Professor of Media Study

    Expertise: game studies; trans, queer and feminist studies; narrative; storytelling; social justice and inclusion in video games and new media; games pedagogy

    Phone: 716-645-0932

    Email: codymeje@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Pauline Mendola, University at Buffalo pediatric and reproductive health expert.
    7/20/22

    Pauline Mendola

    Professor and Chair of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

    Expertise: chronic diseases in pregnancy; environmental factors impacting reproductive and pediatric health; health effects of air pollution and extreme temperatures

    Phone: 716-829-5356

    Email: pmendola@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Danielle Meyer, University at Buffalo nutrition and diet expert, including on fad and celebrity diets and nutrition myths.
    10/16/19

    Danielle Meyer

    Clinical Director of the Dietetic Internship Program in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

    Expertise: fad diets (keto, carb-free), debunking nutrition myths, oncology nutrition, geriatric nutrition, supplements

    Phone: 716-829-5652

    Email: dsmeyer@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Jeffrey Miecznikowski.
    6/23/23

    Jeffrey Miecznikowski

    Interim Chair and Associate Professor of Biostatistics

    Expertise: statistical analysis

    Phone: 716-881-8953

    Email: jcm38@buffalo.edu

  • Robert Miletich.
    8/16/21

    Robert Miletich

    Interim Chair and Professor of Nuclear Medicine

    Expertise: nuclear medicine, nuclear neurology, brain scans and other neuroimaging techniques and neurodegenerative diseases

    Phone: 716-838-5889

    Email: miletich@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of David A. Mmilling, University at Buffalo medical education expert.
    8/25/21

    David A. Milling

    Senior Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

    Expertise: medical education; clinical skills; multicultural affairs and cultural competency in medicine; diversity in the medical profession

    Phone: 716-829-2802

    Email: dmilling@buffalo.edu

    Contact: Milling can also be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu.

  • Portrait of Gene Morse, University at Buffalo infectious disease pharmacology expert.
    12/23/20

    Gene D. Morse, PharmD

    SUNY Distinguished Professor of Pharmacy Practice

    Expertise: infectious disease pharmacology, drug development, antivirals, clinical trials, global health

    Phone: 716-881-7464

    Email: emorse@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Lina Mu, University at Buffalo air pollution expert.
    8/16/21

    Lina Mu

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

    Expertise: air pollution, cancer, particulate matter, environmental epidemiology, air pollution in China

    Phone: 716-829-5381

    Email: linamu@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Sayanti Mukherjee, University at Buffalo predictive analytics and critical infrastructure systems expert.
    8/17/21

    Sayanti Mukherjee

    Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Expertise: resilient sociotechnical systems, predictive analytics, risk-informed decision-making, public health and health care, electrical grid and energy, climate change impact assessment

    Phone: 716-645-4699

    Email: sayantim@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Ryan Muldoon, University at Buffalo faculty expert on diversity.
    8/20/18

    Ryan Muldoon

    Associate Professor of Philosophy

    Expertise: social and political philosophy, diversity, international development policy, social norms, behavior change, ethics

    Phone: 716-645-0140

    Email: rmuldoon@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Sarah Muldoon.
    8/16/21

    Sarah Muldoon

    Associate Professor of Mathematics

    Expertise: brain activity, brain networks, network neuroscience

    Phone: 716-645-6284

    Email: smuldoon@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Thomas Murdock, University at Buffalo startups and entrepreneurship expert.
    1/12/22

    Thomas Murdock

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

    Expertise: emerging entrepreneurship, business incubation, economic development (particularly technology-based), startups as economic drivers, startup business plans/business models, customer discovery, social entrepreneurship

    Contact: Thomas Murdock can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Timothy Murphy, University at Buffalo infectious diseases expert.
    2/21/22

    Timothy F. Murphy

    SUNY Distinguished Professor of Medicine

    Expertise: infectious diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), vaccine development, children’s ear infections, health disparities, clinical and translational science

    Phone: 716-881-8911

    Email: murphyt@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Nadine "Shaanta" Murshid, University at Buffalo faculty expert on social policy, intimate partner violence and microfinance.
    9/12/23

    Nadine Shaanta Murshid

    Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    Expertise: microfinance, mobile financial services, domestic violence, street harassment, women’s health, trauma

    Phone: 716-645-5749

    Email: nadinemu@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Athena D. Mutua, University at Buffalo civil rights law and legal justice system expert.
    6/23/23

    Athena D. Mutua

    Professor of Law and Floyd H. and Hilda L. Hurst Faculty Scholar

    Expertise: civil rights law; constitutional law (Fourteenth Amendment); critical race and feminist legal theory; law and political economy; race and the legal justice system

    Phone: 716-645-2873. Athena D. Mutua can sometimes be contacted more quickly through the UB Media Relations team at ub-news@buffalo.edu.

    Email: admutua@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Jacob Neiheisel, University at Buffalo faculty expert on campaigns and elections.
    8/19/21

    Jacob Neiheisel

    Associate Professor of Political Science

    Expertise: political communication, campaigns, electoral strategy, religion and politics, the U.S. Christian right, voter turnout, voting rights, election administration, electoral reforms, the U.S. presidency

    Phone: 716-645-8439

    Email: jacobnei@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Robert Neubert, University at Buffalo entrepreneurship expert.
    2/11/20

    Robert Neubert

    Director of Entrepreneurship Academic Programs in the UB School of Management

    Expertise: entrepreneurship; intrapreneurship and corporate innovation; business model development for early-stage firms; lean startup methods; mentoring early-stage technology companies

    Contact: Robert Neubert can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Amanda Nickerson.
    11/8/21

    Amanda Nickerson

    Director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention

    Expertise: school violence, bullying prevention and intervention, parent and peer relationships, assessment and treatment of emotional and behavioral disorders

    Phone: 716-645-1532

    Email: alberticenter@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Nancy Nielsen, University at Buffalo health care policy expert.
    6/23/23

    Nancy Nielsen

    Senior Associate Dean for Health Policy in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

    Expertise: Affordable Care Act, Medicare for all, health care policy, Medicare and Medicaid policy, clinicians’ response to the opioid epidemic

    Phone: 716-207-6866

    Email: nielse@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Sophie Nowicki, University at Buffalo ice sheets and sea level rise expert.
    6/23/23

    Sophie Nowicki

    SUNY Empire Innovation Professor of Geology

    Expertise: climate change, ice sheet modeling, Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets, glaciers, sea level rise

    Phone: 716-645-4335

    Email: sophien@buffalo.edu

  • Heather Ochs-Balcom.
    8/8/22

    Heather Ochs-Balcom

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

    Expertise: cancer, genetic influences on disease risk, women’s health

    Phone: 716-829-5338

    Email: hmochs2@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Yotam Ophir, University at Buffalo media effects and health, science and political communication expert.
    12/7/23

    Yotam Ophir

    Assistant Professor of Communication

    Expertise: misinformation; persuasion; effect of media content on audiences, including in health, science, politics and terrorism

    Phone: 716-645-1158

    Email: yotamoph@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Heather Orom, University at Buffalo health disparities expert.
    6/23/23

    Heather Orom

    Associate Professor of Community Health and Health Behavior

    Expertise: health disparities, illness risk perception

    Phone: 716-829- 6682

    Email: horom@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Anthony O'Rourke, University at Buffalo criminal law and procedure expert.
    8/16/21

    Anthony O’Rourke

    Joseph W. Belluck and Laura L. Aswad Professor of Civil Justice

    Expertise: criminal law and procedure, inequality in the criminal justice system

    Phone: 716-645-3097

    Email: aorourke@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Jamie Ostrov, University at Buffalo bullying and victimization expert.
    12/26/18

    Jamie Ostrov

    Professor of Psychology

    Expertise: subtypes of aggression and victimization, developmental psychopathology, media effects on children, peer relationships, applied developmental psychology

    Phone: 716-645-3680

    Email: jostrov@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Elizabeth Otto, University at Buffalo faculty expert on art history, including Bauhaus, modern art, Dada, surrealism, cubism, and gender.
    6/23/23

    Elizabeth Otto

    Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History

    Expertise: the Bauhaus, history of photography, European and American Art, visual culture, theories of montage, gender issues, art and religion

    Phone: 716-645-5334

    Email: eotto@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Lora Park, University at Buffalo expert on psychology, including self, self-esteem and interpersonal processes.
    12/26/18

    Lora Park

    Associate Professor of Psychology

    Expertise: self, self-esteem, motivation, interpersonal processes

    Phone: 716-645-0228

    Email: lorapark@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Kelly Patterson, University at Buffalo housing and urban development expert.
    4/12/23

    Kelly Patterson

    Associate Professor of Social Work

    Expertise: social welfare policy; cannabis policy; residential segregation; fair housing; gentrification; homelessness; poverty and economic inequality; race and class

    Phone: 716-645-1248

    Email: klp27@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Joanna Pepin, University at Buffalo family sociology, family policy and gender and work expert.
    6/27/22

    Joanna Pepin

    Assistant Professor of Sociology

    Expertise: family sociology, inequality, gender and work, ​childcare, paid family leave

    Phone: 716-645-2417

    Email: jpepin@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Blaine Pfeifer, University at Buffalo bioengineering expert.
    7/17/19

    Blaine Pfeifer

    Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

    Expertise: metabolic engineering; biosynthesis of antibiotics and other compounds; vaccine design and delivery

    Phone: 716-645-1198

    Email: blainepf@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Peter Pfordresher.
    1/25/24

    Peter Pfordresher

    Professor of Psychology

    Expertise: singing accuracy, relationship between music and language, cognitive bases of music performance, psychology of music

    Phone: 716-645-0234

    Email: pqp@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Kristin Poinar, UB faculty expert on ice sheets and climate change.
    8/19/21

    Kristin Poinar

    Assistant Professor of Geology

    Expertise: climate change, Greenland Ice Sheet, ice sheet modeling, sea level rise, Antarctica, Great Lakes ice cover

    Phone: 716-645-4286

    Email: kpoinar@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Stephanie A. Poindexter, University at Buffalo primate evolution and behavior expert.
    8/17/21

    Stephanie A. Poindexter

    Assistant Professor of Anthropology

    Expertise: biological anthropology, primate evolution, primate conservation

    Phone: 716-645-0427

    Email: sapoinde@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Raechele L. Pope, University at Buffalo multicultural education expert.
    12/12/22

    Raechele L. Pope

    Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer in the Graduate School of Education

    Expertise: multicultural education; equity, diversity and inclusion in higher education; campus climate; campus unrest; race, racism and race relations

    Phone: 716-645-1098

    Email: rlpope@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Michael Poulin, University at Buffalo caregiving, stress and generosity expert.
    12/26/18

    Michael J. Poulin

    Associate Professor of Psychology

    Expertise: empathy, human generosity, stress, caregiving

    Phone: 716-645-0518

    Email: mjpoulin@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Riana R. Pryor, University at Buffalo heat, exercise and athlete safety expert.
    2/21/22

    Riana R. Pryor

    Assistant Professor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

    Expertise: heat and exercise; heat illness, including heat stroke; hydration; high school sports and athlete safety; occupational safety; exercise physiology

    Phone: 716-829-5456

    Email: rpryor@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Sarahmona Przybyla, University at Buffalo HIV and STI prevention expert.
    12/18/20

    Sarahmona Przybyla

    Assistant Professor of Community Health and Health Behavior

    Expertise: HIV/AIDS prevention, antiretroviral therapy adherence, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), public health preparedness and response

    Phone: 716-829-6750

    Email: mona@buffalo.edu

  • Scott Ptak.
    9/20/22

    Scott Ptak

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Operations Management and Strategy

    Expertise: global economics, including inflation, currencies and exchange rates; international trade; business location strategies

    Contact: Scott Ptak can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Chunming Qiao.
    10/26/23

    Chunming Qiao

    SUNY Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

    Expertise: Self-driving and connected cars, specifically the computing systems for these technologies

    Phone: 716-645-4751

    Email: qiao@computer.org

  • Head shot of Teresa Quattrin, University at Buffalo clinical trials and childhood diabetes and obesity expert.
    8/17/21

    Teresa Quattrin

    Senior Associate Dean for Research Integration

    Expertise: childhood diabetes; family-based obesity treatment; clinical translational research and trials, with a focus on diversity and inclusion

    Phone: 716-323-0170

    Email: quattrin@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Wendy Quinton.
    6/23/23

    Wendy Quinton

    Clinical Professor of Psychology

    Expertise: prejudice, discrimination, stigma, social identity, student adjustment and success, international students

    Phone: 716-645-0230

    Email: wquinton@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Alan Rabideau, University at Buffalo groundwater pollution and hazardous waste management expert.
    8/2/22

    Alan Rabideau

    Professor and Chair of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

    Expertise: pollution, groundwater contamination, radioactive and hazardous waste management, mathematical modeling

    Phone: 716-645-4003

    Email: rabideau@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Samina Raja.
    12/26/18

    Samina Raja

    Professor of Urban and Regional Planning 

    Expertise: food access, food systems planning, food and urban planning, local government food policy

    Phone: 716-829-5881

    Email: sraja@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Nicholas Rajkovich, University at Buffalo climate change expert.
    4/20/23

    Nicholas Rajkovich

    Associate Professor of Architecture

    Expertise: climate change and cities; climate adaptation in the Great Lakes region; energy efficiency; renewable energy; climate refuge cities

    Phone: 716-829-6910

    Email: rajkovic@buffalo.edu

     

  • Bina Ramamurthy, research associate professor of computer science.
    8/31/21

    Bina Ramamurthy

    Professor of Teaching in Computer Science and Engineering

    Expertise: Blockchain; blockchain and cryptocurrency (Bitcoin, Ether) and non-fungible tokens; data-intensive computing; big data platforms


    Phone: 
    716-645-3182

    Email: bina@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Murali Ramanathan, professor of pharmaceutical sciences.
    9/7/17

    Murali Ramanathan

    Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Expertise: multiple sclerosis (MS), disease-modifying drugs

    Phone: 716-645-4846

    Email: murali@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Thomas Ramming.
    10/12/22

    Thomas Ramming

    Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership and Policy

    Expertise: K-12 school and district leadership, educational policy, organizational development, human resources, labor relations, collective bargaining, leadership recruitment and development, shared services, inter-district collaboration

    Phone: 716-645-1099

    Email: trammin@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Salvatore Rappoccio.
    11/2/23

    Salvatore Rappoccio

    Professor of Physics

    Expertise: particle physics, particle detectors

    Phone: 716-645-6250

    Email: srrappoc@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Kenneth W. Regan.
    9/28/22

    Kenneth W. Regan

    Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

    Expertise: cheating in chess

    Phone: 716-645-4738

    Email: regan@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Michael Rembis, University at Buffalo disability history and disability studies expert.
    6/23/23

    Michael Rembis

    Director of the Center for Disability Studies

    Expertise: disability history; disability studies; history of madness and mental illness; mental health in the context of prisons/mass incarceration; history of eugenics

    Email: marembis@buffalo.edu

  • Amy Reynolds, faculty expert on multiculturalism in education.
    8/16/21

    Amy Reynolds

    Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology

    Expertise: multicultural issues, college student mental health

    Phone: 716-645-1112

    Email: alr24@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Margaret Rhee, University at Buffalo new media and social justice expert.
    10/26/23

    Margaret Rhee

    Assistant Professor of Media Study

    Expertise: digital storytelling; participatory art; new media, ethnic, cultural, Asian American, queer and feminist studies

    Phone: 716-645-0923

    Email: mrhee@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Ryan Rish, University at Buffalo expert on the literacy practices of adolescents.
    2/6/18

    Ryan M. Rish

    Assistant Professor of Learning and Instruction

    Expertise: adolescent literacy practices; culture and identity in learning; teaching social issues

    Phone: 716-645-4042

    Email: ryanrish@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Sarah Robert, University at Buffalo faculty expert on teachers, teachers' unions and school food.
    1/17/23

    Sarah A. Robert

    Associate Professor of Learning and Instruction

    Expertise: teaching as an occupation; teachers’ unions; labor issues in education; global education reform; gender and equity in education; school food

    Phone: 716-645-4046

    Email: sarah@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Maria Y. Rodriguez, University at Buffalo social work and human services expert.
    12/7/23

    Maria Y. Rodriguez

    Assistant Professor of Social Work

    Expertise: Computational methods in social work and social policy; social movements on social media; disinformation targeting Black and brown communities online

    Phone: 716-645-2986

    Email: myr2@buffalo.edu

  • Dominik Roesch.
    9/20/22

    Dominik Roesch

    Associate Professor of Finance

    Expertise: arbitrage, liquidity, international markets, market efficiency, market microstructure

    Contact: Dominik Roesch can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Peter Rogerson.
    4/20/23

    Peter A. Rogerson

    SUNY Distinguished Professor of Geography

    Expertise: demographics, population trends, baby boomers, spatial statistics, epidemiology, geographic centers

    Phone: 716-645-0483

    Email: rogerson@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Adam Rome, University at Buffalo environmental history and environmental movements expert.
    8/16/21

    Adam Rome

    Professor of Environment and Sustainability

    Expertise: environmental movement in the U.S., environmental history, Earth Day, sustainable business, suburban sprawl

    Phone: 716-645-8665

    Email: adamrome@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Stefan Ruhl, University at Buffalo saliva and oral biology expert.
    11/10/23

    Stefan Ruhl

    Professor of Oral Biology

    Expertise: saliva, oral bacteria, glycobiology of bacterial adhesion, oral microbiome, oral health

    Phone: 716-829-6073

    Email: shruhl@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Laura Rusche, University at Buffalo genetics and yeast biology expert.
    11/2/23

    Laura Rusche

    Professor of Biological Sciences

    Expertise: yeast, genomics, genetics, gene expression, chromosomes, DNA, RNA, chromatin, sirtuins

    Phone: 716-645-5198

    Email: lrusche@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Thomas Russo, University at Buffalo infectious diseases expert.
    9/1/23

    Thomas A. Russo

    Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine

    Expertise: infectious diseases; superbugs; antibiotic resistance; drug and vaccine development

    Phone: 716-829-2674. Russo can also be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu

    Email: trusso@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Adel Sadek.
    10/26/23

    Adel Sadek

    Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

    Expertise: traffic, traffic at border-crossings, traffic in bad weather, smart cities, electric, autonomous and conventional vehicles

    Phone: 716-645-4367

    Email: asadek@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Ghazala Saleem, University at Buffalo concussions and traumatic brain injury expert.
    3/18/22

    Ghazala Saleem

    Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Science

    Expertise: concussions (especially in children), traumatic brain injury, brain injury and intimate partner violence

    Phone: 716-829-2589

    Email: ghazalas@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Margaret Sallee, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy.
    1/24/22

    Margaret Sallee

    Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy

    Expertise: university work environment, work/family policies, work/life balance, faculty diversity, gender on college campuses, graduate student experience

    Phone: 716-645-1091

    Email: mwsallee@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Richard Salvi.
    7/17/23

    Richard Salvi

    SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Communicative Disorders and Sciences

    Expertise: tinnitus, hearing, noise-induced hearing loss, hyperacusis, central auditory system

    Phone: 716-829-5310

    Email: salvi@buffalo.edu

     

  • Portrait of Matilde Sanchez-Pena, University at Buffalo engineering education and equity faculty expert.
    12/2/21

    Matilde Sanchez-Pena

    Assistant Professor of Engineering Education

    Expertise: engineering education, cultures of wellbeing, institutional diversity, faculty advancement, equity in the engineering field, women in STEM, intersectionality

    Phone: 716-645-5861

    Email: matildes@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Charlotte Lindqvist, University at Buffalo evolutionary biology expert.
    8/17/21

    Joann Sands

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing

    Expertise: disaster response education and training; emergency preparedness and management; the role of nurses in disasters

    Phone: 716-829-2342

    Email: jsnyder2@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Stephen Santa-Ramirez, University at Buffalo higher education access and equity expert.
    6/14/22

    Stephen Santa-Ramirez

    Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy

    Expertise: access and equity in higher education; race, ethnicity, im/migration and Latinx collegians' educational experiences; undocumented and DACA students in higher education

    Phone: 716-645-5236

    Email: srsantar@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Frank Scannapieco, University at Buffalo oral health and dental plaque expert.
    7/19/23

    Frank A. Scannapieco, DMD, PhD

    Chair of Oral Biology

    Expertise: link between oral and overall health; oral health care in hospitals and nursing homes; dental plaque

    Phone: 716-829-3373

    Email: fas1@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of David Schmid.
    8/16/21

    David Schmid

    Associate Professor of English

    Expertise: popular culture, cultural studies, celebrity, crime, manhood, the monstrous, contemporary British and American fiction, American literary and cultural treatments of the city

    Phone: 716-645-0679

    Email: schmid@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Mark Seery, University at Buffalo expert on stress and coping.
    12/26/18

    Mark Seery

    Associate Professor of Psychology

    Expertise: stress, coping

    Phone: 716-645-0239

    Email: mdseery@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of John Sellick, University at Buffalo infectious disease, pandemics and vaccinations expert.
    12/26/18

    John A. Sellick Jr.

    Professor of Medicine

    Expertise: infectious disease, outbreaks and pandemics, vaccinations, bioterrorism planning, flu, Ebola

    Phone: 716-862-8758

    Email: jsellick@buffalo.edu

  • Dominic Sellitto.
    10/26/23

    Dominic Sellitto

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Management Science and Systems

    Expertise: cybersecurity; data breaches; data privacy and security regulations; ethical data usage; cyberwarfare; artificial intelligence and its interplays with cybersecurity; data analytics; health care analytics; automation technologies

    Contact: Dominic Sellitto can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Annette Semanchin Jones.
    4/12/23

    Annette Semanchin Jones

    Associate Professor and Director, PhD in Social Welfare program

    Expertise: child welfare, foster care, child protection services

    Phone: 716-645-1862

    Email: amsemanc@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Surajit Sen, University at Buffalo professor of physics.
    9/19/17

    Surajit Sen

    Professor of Physics

    Expertise: wave behavior, granular systems, quasi-equilibrium, nonequilibrium and chaotic phenomena, collisions, shock mitigation, sociophysics

    Phone: 716-645-6151, 716-907-4961

    Email: sen@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Sourav Sengupta, University at Buffalo child and adolescent mental health expert.
    9/29/22

    Sourav Sengupta

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics

    Expertise: Child and adolescent mental health; children’s and adolescents’ use of technology, including screen time

    Email: souravse@buffalo.edu

    Contact: Sourav Sengupta can be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Sanjay Sethi, University at Buffalo lung disease and COPD expert.
    3/24/20

    Sanjay Sethi

    Chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine in the Department of Medicine

    Expertise: respiratory infections and lung disease, especially in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung infections, such as bronchitis and pneumonia

    Phone: Sanjay Sethi can be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu.

    Email: ssethi@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Dhaval Shah, University at Buffalo targeted drugs and biologics expert.
    8/16/21

    Dhaval Shah

    Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Expertise: targeted drugs; biologics; anticancer medications; tumor growth; pediatric drug dosing; drug discovery and development

    Phone: 716-645-4819

    Email: dshah4@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Lynn Shanahan, University at Buffalo literacy expert.
    8/16/21

    Lynn Shanahan

    Associate Professor of of Learning and Instruction

    Expertise: childhood literacy; literacy, technology and multimodality; STEM and urban education

    Phone: 716-645-4028

    Email: ls34@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Robert G. Shibley.
    10/24/23

    Robert G. Shibley

    SUNY Distinguished Professor

    Expertise: urban design and planning, urban revitalization, postindustrial cities, Buffalo and Western New York, the Rust Belt

    Phone: 716-829-3981

    Email: rshibley@buffalo.edu

    Contact: Shibley can also be reached through David Hill in UB Media Relations (716-645-4651, davidhil@buffalo.edu) or Rachel Teaman in the School of Architecture and Planning (716-829-3794, rmansour@buffalo.edu).

  • Head shot of Robert Silverman, University at Buffalo affordable housing and gentrification expert.
    8/16/21

    Robert Silverman

    Professor of Urban and Regional Planning

    Expertise: shrinking cities, fair housing, affordable housing, gentrification, community development, nonprofit organizations, community-based organizations in urban neighborhoods

    Phone: 716-829-5882

    Email: rms35@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Natalie Simpson, University at Buffalo emergency management and supply chain expert.
    8/17/21

    Natalie Simpson

    Chair of Operations Management and Strategy

    Expertise: emergency services and disaster response; supply chain risk and resilience; creative and temporary operations; complex networks

    Contact: Natalie Simpson can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Korydon Smith, University at Buffalo faculty expert on inclusive design and refugee housing.
    8/16/21

    Korydon Smith

    Professor and Chair of Architecture

    Expertise: diversity and social justice in planning and design; inclusive design; refugee housing and settlement planning

    Phone: 716-829-5908

    Email: khsmith@buffalo.edu

  • Sanjukta Smith.
    9/20/22

    Sanjukta Smith

    Associate Professor and Chair of Management Science and Systems

    Expertise: online social networks, cloud computing, data center operations

    Contact: Sanjukta Smith can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Darryl Somayaji, University at Buffalo cancer care expert.
    8/16/21

    Darryl Somayaji

    Assistant Professor of Nursing

    Expertise: cancer care and health disparities in underserved communities

    Phone: 716-829-2178

    Email: darrylso@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Ji-Won Son, University at Buffalo math education expert.
    10/4/18

    Ji-Won Son

    Associate Professor of Learning and Instruction

    Expertise: mathematics education, gender equity in STEM

    Phone: 716-645-4030

    Email: jiwonson@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Mickey Sperlich, University at Buffalo midwifery, childbirth and trauma expert.
    11/2/23

    Mickey Sperlich

    Associate Professor of Social Work

    Expertise: trauma and mental health challenges in pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period; women’s health; midwifery

    Phone: 716-645-9087

    Email: msperlic@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Rohini Srihari, University at Buffalo artificial intelligence and natural language processing expert.
    12/7/23

    Rohini Srihari

    Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

    Expertise: natural language processing, artificial intelligence, social bots, virtual assistants (Alexa, Siri), chatbots, social media mining, multilingual text mining, search

    Phone: 716-645-1602

    Email: rohini@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Kristin Stapleton, University at Buffalo faculty expert on modern China.
    6/26/23

    Kristin Stapleton

    Professor and Chair of History

    Expertise: modern China; U.S.-China relations; Chinese cities; history of the family, socialism and humor in China

    Phone: 716-645-5645

    Email: kstaple@buffalo.edu

     

  • Portrait of Edward Steinfeld, University at Buffalo inclusive design and accessible buildings expert.
    8/16/21

    Edward Steinfeld

    Director of the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDEA Center)

    Expertise: universal design, inclusive design, accessibility, building design, inclusive restrooms, accessible transit, architecture

    Phone: 716-829-5899

    Email: arced@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Phillips Stevens Jr. in front of a world map.
    8/16/21

    Phillips Stevens Jr.

    Associate Professor of Anthropology

    Expertise: cultural anthropology, religion, spiritualism, cults, superstition, witchcraft, zombies, vampires, curses, rites of passage, populism, nativism, xenophobia

    Phone: 716-645-0416

    Email: pstevens@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Dejan Stojkovic, University at Buffalo cosmology expert.
    5/15/19

    Dejan Stojkovic

    Professor of Physics

    Expertise: cosmology, gravity, black holes, particle physics, exotic physics, origins of the universe, extra dimensions

    Phone: 716-645-5014

    Email: ds77@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Despina Stratigakos.
    11/2/23

    Despina Stratigakos

    Professor of Architecture

    Expertise: diversity in architecture; gender and modernity in European cities; German architecture; Nazi propaganda and architecture

    Phone: 716-829-3486

    Email: dms58@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Corrie Stone-Johnson, University at Buffalo faculty expert on school reform.
    11/2/23

    Corrie Stone-Johnson

    Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy

    Expertise: school leadership, school reform, schools and communities, organizational culture of schools

    Phone: 716-645-2471

    Email: corriest@buffalo.edu

  • Inho Suk.
    9/20/22

    Inho Suk

    Associate Professor of Accounting and Law

    Expertise: corporate voluntary disclosures; accounting fraud; environmental, social and governance (ESG) accounting; mergers and acquisitions (consolidation) accounting; executive and employee turnover; accounting-marketing interface

    Contact: Inho Suk can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Jack M. Sullivan, University at Buffalo retinal and macular degenerations expert.
    5/22/20

    Jack M. Sullivan

    Professor of Ophthalmology

    Expertise: retina, retinal degeneration, macular degeneration, ophthalmology, gene therapy

    Phone: 716-862-6533

    Email: js354@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Kang Sun, University at Buffalo air pollution and climate change expert.
    10/25/21

    Kang Sun

    Assistant Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

    Expertise: air pollution, greenhouse gases, climate change, remote sensing, molecular spectroscopy

    Phone: 716-645-6167

    Email: kangsun@buffalo.edu

  • Photo of Nallan Suresh.
    9/20/22

    Nallan Suresh

    UB Distinguished Professor and Chair of Operations Management and Strategy

    Expertise: global supply networks; supply chain disruptions; U.S. and global manufacturing; international trade; logistics; infrastructure; economic development

    Contact: Nallan Suresh can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Portrait of Jennifer Surtees, University at Buffalo genomics and genetics expert.
    11/8/23

    Jennifer A. Surtees

    Professor of Biochemistry

    Expertise: genomes, genetic diversity, DNA, science communication, COVID-19 genomic surveillance and genetic variants

    Phone: 716-829-6083

    Email: jsurtees@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Mark Swihart, University at Buffalo expert on materials science.
    1/12/24

    Mark Swihart

    SUNY Distinguished Professor and Chair of Chemical and Biological Engineering

    Expertise: nanotechnology, materials science, chemistry of materials, aerosol science

    Phone: 716-645-1181

    Email: swihart@buffalo.edu

  • Brandon Szerwo.
    9/20/22

    Brandon Szerwo

    Assistant Professor of Accounting and Law

    Expertise: financial reporting and audit quality, corporate governance, financial regulation, management disclosures, auditor disclosures, financial accounting

    Contact: Brandon Szerwo can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Andrew Talal.
    5/1/17

    Andrew Talal, MD

    Professor of Medicine

    Expertise: diagnosing and treating hepatitis C virus, developing and evaluating new therapies for liver disease  

    Phone: 716-829-6208

    Email: ahtalal@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Henry-Louis Taylor Jr., University at Buffalo urban development and gentrification expert.
    5/14/22

    Henry-Louis Taylor Jr.

    Director of the Center for Urban Studies

    Expertise: urban development, housing, gentrification, underdeveloped neighborhoods, shrinking cities, race and class, U.S.-Cuba relations

    Phone: 716-829-5458

    Email: htaylor@buffalo.edu

  • Jennifer Temple.
    8/16/21

    Jennifer L. Temple

    Professor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, and Community Health and Health Behavior

    Expertise: caffeine use among kids, energy drinks, obesity

    Phone: 716-829-5593

    Email: jltemple@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Panayotis (Peter) K. Thanos, University at Buffalo addiction and reward pathways expert.
    4/4/23

    Panayotis (Peter) K. Thanos

    Senior Research Scientist of Pharmacology and Toxicology

    Expertise: ADHD treatment, addiction; brain imaging; alcohol and drug abuse, obesity, binge eating disorder, bariatric surgery, prenatal nicotine use, prenatal cannabis

    Phone: 716-881-7520

    Email: pthanos@ria.buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Elizabeth, University at Buffalo faculty expert on climate change and precipitation.
    11/21/22

    Elizabeth K. Thomas

    Associate Professor of Geology

    Expertise: climate change, Arctic ice sheets, precipitation, lake effect snow, sea level rise, monsoons

    Phone: 716-645-4329

    Email: ekthomas@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Gwynn Thomas, University at Buffalo gender, politics and global women's movements expert.
    8/23/21

    Gwynn Thomas, PhD

    Chair and Associate Professor of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies

    Expertise: gender and politics; feminism; global women’s movements, including #MeToo; politics in Latin America

    Phone: 716-645-0793

    Email: gmthomas@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Letitia Thomas, University at Buffalo STEM education and STEM diversity expert.
    8/16/21

    Letitia Thomas

    Assistant Dean for Diversity in the University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Expertise: STEM education and pipelines; women and students of color in STEM; sociology of education; social justice; social networks; microaggressions

    Phone: 716-645-3071

    Email: lthomas@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Albert Titus, University at Buffalo wearable technology expert.
    12/8/23

    Albert H. Titus

    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

    Expertise: biomedical engineering, wearable technology, biosensors, smart sensors

    Phone: 716-645-1019

    Email: ahtitus@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Cristian Tiu, University at Buffalo stock market and finance expert.
    6/26/23

    Cristian Tiu

    Associate Professor and Chair of Finance

    Expertise: stock market; hedge funds; financial fraud; risk management and asset allocation; institutional investors; text analysis in finance

    Contact: Cristian Tiu can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of John E. Tomaszewski, University at Buffalo pathology and clinical laboratory testing expert.
    10/26/23

    John E. Tomaszewski

    SUNY Distinguished Professor and Peter A. Nickerson, PhD, Chair of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

    Expertise: clinical laboratory testing; COVID-19 testing; renal, immunological and urological pathology; digital and computational pathology; kidney disease; anatomical gifts

    Phone: 716-829-2846

    Email: johntoma@buffalo.edu. Tomaszewski can also be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Machiko Tomita, University at Buffalo aging and caregiving expert.
    8/16/21

    Machiko R. Tomita

    Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Science

    Expertise: aging, falls and frailty prevention in older adults, caregiving for older adults, smart home technology, virtual group exercise

    Phone: 716-829-6740

    Email: machikot@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Ann-Marie Torregrossa, University at Buffalo taste science and food choice expert.
    2/9/22

    Ann-Marie Torregrossa

    Associate Professor of Psychology

    Expertise: taste science, feeding, food choice, bitterness

    Phone: 716-645-0354

    Email: amtorreg@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Brian Tsuji, University at Buffalo superbugs and antibiotic resistance expert.
    10/15/20

    Brian Tsuji

    Professor of Pharmacy Practice

    Expertise: superbugs, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, antibiotics

    Phone: 716-881-7543

    Email: btsuji@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Min-Hsuan Tu, University at Buffalo leadership and abuse of power expert.
    8/16/21

    Min-Hsuan Tu

    Assistant Professor of Organization and Human Resources

    Expertise: abusive leadership; power and influence; leader identity and development

    Contact: Min-Hsuan Tu can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Thomas Ulbrich, University at Buffalo enterpreneurship expert.
    8/16/21

    Thomas Ulbrich

    Executive in Residence for Entrepreneurship in the UB School of Management

    Expertise: entrepreneurship and startups, entrepreneurial skills and attributes, entrepreneurial education, small business, family business, customer loyalty, social entrepreneurship

    Contact: Thomas Ulbrich can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Shambhu Upadhyaya, University at Buffalo cybersecurity expert.
    8/16/21

    Shambhu Upadhyaya

    Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

    Expertise: cybersecurity, hacking, encryption, cyberattacks, protecting infrastructure from cyber threats

    Phone: 716-645-3183

    Email: shambhu@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Greg A. Valentine.
    6/26/23

    Greg A. Valentine

    UB Distinguished Professor of Geology

    Expertise: volcanoes, volcanic eruptions, disaster preparedness, supervolcanoes

    Phone: 716-645-4295

    Email: gav4@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Aditya Vedantam, University at Buffalo sustainable sourcing and corporate sustainability expert.
    11/2/23

    Aditya Vedantam

    Associate Professor of Operations Management and Strategy

    Expertise: sustainability in operations and supply chains; clean energy technologies; recycling; recycled content claims, including for plastics; apparel and other resale markets; eco-certifications

    Contact: Aditya Vedantam can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • John Violanti at night in front of a blurred police car with lights on.
    8/16/21

    John M. Violanti

    Research Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

    Expertise: police stress, health and suicide; PTSD

    Phone: 716-829-5481

    Email: violanti@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel, University at Buffalo human and primate evolution expert.
    8/17/21

    Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel

    Associate Professor of Anthropology

    Expertise: human and primate evolution; human skeleton; morphological evolution; biological anthropology

    Phone: 716-645-0430

    Email: noreenvo@buffalo.edu

  • Jean Wactawski-Wende.
    8/4/23

    Jean Wactawski-Wende

    Dean of the School of Public Health and Health Professions

    Expertise: women’s health, menopause, osteoporosis, reproductive health, cancer, the microbiome, periodontal disease

    Phone: 716-829-5374

    Email: jww@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Sama Waham, University at Buffalo filmmaking, cinematography, documentary and storytelling expert.
    9/13/21

    Sama Waham

    Assistant Professor of Media Study

    Expertise: filmmaking; cinematography; narrative, documentary, experimental and hybrid films; storytelling

    Phone: 716-645-0954

    Email: swaham@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Noemi Waight, University at Buffalo expert on the use of technology in education.
    2/22/18

    ­­Noemi Waight

    Associate Professor of Learning and Instruction

    Expertise: technology in education, science teaching, inquiry-based teaching approaches

    Phone: 716-645-4045

    Email: nwaight@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Hua (Helen) Wang, University at Buffalo communication and health promotion expert.
    11/2/23

    Hua (Helen) Wang

    Professor of Communication

    Expertise: communication strategies for health promotion and social change; entertainment-education; communication technology; social networks; digital media literacy; health interventions

    Phone: 716-645-1501

    Email: hwang23@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Jianqiang Wang, University at Buffalo expert on information science and information retrieval systems.
    8/16/21

    Jianqiang Wang

    Associate Professor of Information Science

    Expertise: information retrieval, cross-language information retrieval, information retrieval systems for short text and social media conversations

    Phone: 716-645-2412

    Email: jw254@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of X. Christine Wang, University at Buffalo early childhood development expert.
    11/8/23

    X. Christine Wang

    Director of the Fisher-Price Early Childhood Research Center

    Expertise: early childhood development and learning, technology in early childhood, early literacy and science, early education in international contexts

    Phone: 716-645-2379

    Email: wangxc@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Zhen Wang, University at Buffalo medicinal plant and synthetic biology expert.
    8/17/21

    Zhen Wang

    Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

    Expertise: plant natural products, medicinal plants, synthetic biology, metabolic engineering

    Phone: 716-645-4969

    Email: zhenw@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Hilary Weaver, University at Buffalo faculty expert on cultural competence in helping professions, and issues affecting Indigenous Peoples.
    4/12/23

    Hilary Weaver

    Professor Emeritus of Social Work

    Expertise: Multicultural social work; historical and contemporary issues affecting Indigenous Peoples, including Native Americans; refugee health and well-being; trauma and resilience

    Phone: 716-645-1226

    Email: hweaver@buffalo.edu

  • Mike Mingcheng Wei.
    9/20/22

    Mike Mingcheng Wei

    Associate Professor of Operations Management and Strategy

    Expertise: supply chain management; dynamic pricing; revenue management; strategic consumer behavior; online learning and decision-making; online recommendation systems; assortment optimization; high-dimensional machine learning

    Contact: Mike Mingcheng Wei can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Portrait of Carleara Weiss.
    2/16/24

    Carleara Weiss

    Research Assistant Professor

    Expertise: behavioral sleep medicine, aging, cognitive function, biomarkers of neurodegeneration, oncology, health disparities

    Phone: 716-829-3261

    Email: carleara@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Barbara Wejnert.
    8/16/21

    Barbara Wejnert

    Professor of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies

    Expertise: spread of democracy since 1800, democratic transitions and sustainability, Eastern European politics and political movements, democracy and inequality in a globalized world

    Phone: 716-645-0787

    Email: bwejnert@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Xiaozhong Wen.
    12/7/16

    Xiaozhong Wen

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: diet and health in infants and young children, origins of obesity, smoking cessation during pregnancy

    Phone: 716-829-6811

    Email: xiaozhon@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Marion Werner, University at Buffalo international trade expert.
    11/2/23

    Marion Werner

    Professor of Geography

    Expertise: global trade; agriculture, food, labor rights and trade; agri-business; development in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Phone: 716-645-0475

    Email: wernerm@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Larry White.
    4/1/20

    Larry White

    Assistant Professor of Information Science

    Expertise: library management, leadership, policy, organizational performance  

    Phone: 716-645-1473

    Email: lnwhite@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Andrew Whittaker.
    8/16/21

    Andrew Whittaker

    SUNY Distinguished Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

    Expertise: earthquake engineering; seismic protective systems; blast engineering; bridge engineering; infrastructure; design and assessment of nuclear power plants; performance-based engineering; risk engineering

    Phone: 716-645-4364

    Email: awhittak@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Lillian S. Williams, University at Buffalo U.S. social and urban history expert.
    8/16/21

    Lillian S. Williams

    Associate Professor of Africana and American Studies

    Expertise: U.S. social and urban history; African American history in the U.S. and Western New York; women’s history

    Phone: 716-645-0798

    Email: lsw4@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Peter Winkelstein, University at Buffalo faculty expert on electronic health records.
    8/16/21

    Peter Winkelstein

    Executive Director of the Institute for Healthcare Informatics

    Expertise: electronic health/medical records; medical informatics; ethics and informatics; computer modeling

    Phone: 716-881-7546. Winkelstein can also be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu.

    Email: pwink@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Kari J. Winter.
    8/16/21

    Kari J. Winter

    Professor of American Studies

    Expertise: gender, feminism, race, class, slavery, politics of food, literature

    Phone: 716-645-0827

    Email: kwinter2@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Victoria Wolcott, University at Buffalo civil rights expert.
    9/8/23

    Victoria Wolcott

    Director of the Gender Institute

    Expertise: civil rights, African American history, race and cities, urban history, gender, sexuality

    Phone: 716-645-8411

    Email: vwwolcot@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Gang Wu, University at Buffalo battery and fuel cell expert.
    8/17/22

    Gang Wu

    Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

    Expertise: materials science, electrochemical energy storage, batteries, hydrogen fuel cells, supercapacitators, catalysts, electrochemistry

    Phone: 716-645-8618

    Email: gangwu@buffalo.edu

  • Szu-Yin (Jennifer) Wu.
    9/20/22

    Szu-Yin (Jennifer) Wu

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance

    Expertise: corporate finance; mergers and acquisitions; shareholder activism; corporate governance; investment management

    Contact: Szu-Yin (Jennifer) Wu can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Portrait of Annette Wysocki.
    10/26/23

    Annette Wysocki

    Dean of the School of Nursing

    Expertise: wound care, delayed healing in chronic wounds, federal funding of nursing programs, media representation of nurses, ethical guidelines.

    Phone: 716-829-3308

    Email: wysocki4@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Jinjun Xiong.
    1/12/24

    Jinjun Xiong

    Director of the UB Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

    Expertise: artificial intelligence; novel AI algorithms for computer vision, natural language processing and speech processing; optimizing software and hardware for AI

    Phone: 716-645-4760

    Email: jinjun@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Janet Yang, University at Buffalo health, science, environmental and risk communication expert.
    9/7/21

    Janet Yang

    Professor of Communication

    Expertise: science, health, environmental and risk communication

    Phone: 716-645-1169

    Email: zyang5@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Yinyin Ye, University at Buffalo environmental microbiology and wastewater disease surveillance expert.
    8/16/21

    Yinyin Ye

    Assistant Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

    Expertise: surveillance and disinfection of pathogens in wastewater and the environment; wastewater-based disease monitoring; environmental microbiology; proteomics

    Phone: 716-645-4002

    Email: yinyinye@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Eun-Hye "Enki" Yoo, University at Buffalo GIS expert.
    1/8/19

    Eun-Hye “Enki” Yoo

    Associate Professor of Geography

    Expertise: GIScience, human mobility, spatial statistics (including in relation to public health, air pollution and the environment)

    Phone: 716-645-0476

    Email: eunhye@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Sanjukta Das Smith.
    9/20/22

    Sunyee Yoon

    Assistant Professor of Marketing

    Expertise: social status and mobility; socially responsible consumption; products that promote animal welfare; consumer behavior

    Contact: Sunyee Yoon can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Antoine Yoshinaka, University at Buffalo political science expert.
    5/24/21

    Antoine Yoshinaka

    Associate Professor of Political Science

    Expertise: American politics, U.S. political parties, polarization, party switching, legislatures, political lobbying, redistricting

    Phone: 716-645-8435

    Email: antoiney@buffalo.edu

  • Head shot of Hao Zeng, University at Buffalo faculty expert on magnetism, spin and materials at reduced dimensions.
    1/12/24

    Hao Zeng

    Professor of Physics

    Expertise: magnetism, spintronics, nanomaterials, materials science, materials for solar energy harvesting

    Phone: 716-645-5749

    Email: haozeng@buffalo.edu

  • Portrait of Yini Zhang, University at Buffalo political communication and social media expert.
    6/22/22

    Yini Zhang

    Assistant Professor of Communication

    Expertise: social media, political communication, misinformation, online activism, impact of social media on journalism and democracy

    Phone: 716-645-0954

    Email: yzhang20@buffalo.edu

  • Larry Zielinski.
    9/20/22

    Larry Zielinski

    Executive in Residence for Health Care Administration in the School of Management

    Expertise: business and economics of health care; health care delivery, innovation and reforms; health insurance reimbursement models

    Contact: Larry Zielinski can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

  • Head shot of Eva Zurek.
    1/12/24

    Eva Zurek

    Professor of Chemistry

    Expertise: superconductors, high-pressure chemistry, crystals, materials science, materials discovery, computational chemistry

    Phone: 716-645-4332

    Email: ezurek@buffalo.edu