Camille Walsh

Associate Professor

Ph.D., History, University of Oregon; J.D. Harvard Law School

Research Fields: Legal and Policy History; Education Policy; Critical Race and Gender Studies; Human Rights; Tax Policy

Methodological Expertise: Qualitative Methods; Legal Research; Textual Analysis; Archival Research/Historical Analysis

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Shauna Elbers Carlisle

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Social Welfare, University of Washington

Research Fields: Social Welfare, Social Policy, Social Services and Nonprofit Administration, Health Disparities

Methodological Expertise: Quantitative Methods, Multilinear models, Program Evaluation/Evaluation Science

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Charlie Collins

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Ecological Community Psychology, Michigan State University

Research Fields: Community psychology, community organizing, racial and social justice

Methodological Expertise: advanced quantitative methods and analysis, social network analysis, survey methods, interview methods, hard to reach populations

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Joseph J. Ferrare

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Curriculum Theory & Research Methods, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Research Fields: Education policy, policy formation, policy networks

Methodological Expertise: Social network analysis, clustering and scaling, mixed methods, research design

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Martha Groom


Ph.D., Zoology, University of Washington

Research Fields: Biodiversity Conservation, Land Use Planning, Sustainable Development, Environmental Justice, Ecology

Methodological Expertise: Experimental design, Quantitative and some Qualitative methods (survey and interview)

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Cinnamon Hillyard

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, Utah State University

Research Fields: Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Ethnomathematics

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Dan Jacoby

Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., Economics, University of Washington

Research Fields: Economics Labor, Education, Public Policy and Law

Methodological Expertise: Economic Analysis

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Jin-Kyu Jung


Ph.D., Geography, State University of New York at Buffalo

Research Fields: Urban Geography, Urban Planning

Methodological Expertise: Geographic Information Sciences (GIS); participatory mapping; qualitative/mixed methods

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Lauren Lichty

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Michigan State University, Ecological-Community Psychology

Research Fields: Adolescent Health, Sexual Health, Community Psychology

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Melanie Malone

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Earth, Environment, and Society, Portland State University

Research Fields: Soils, Geomorphology, Contaminants, Spatial Analysis, Critical Physical Geography

Methodological Expertise: Soil and water quality sampling techniques, GIS and Remote Sensing

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Keith Nitta

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

Research Fields: Education Policy, Policy Process, Politics

Methodological Expertise: Interviewing, Focus Groups, Survey, Program Evaluation

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Margaret H. Redsteer

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Trace Element Geochemistry/ Geosciences, Oregon State University

Research Fields:Desertification, Natural Hazards

Methodological Expertise: Geochemistry, Sedimentology, Geologic and surficial mapping

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David Stokes


Ph.D., Zoology, University of Washington

Research Fields: Conservation Biology, Ecology

Methodological Expertise: Field Ecology, Quantitative Methods

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Robert Turner

Teaching Professor

Ph.D. Marine Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Research fields: Environmental management and monitoring, Enviromental geography, Environment and Sustainability

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Denise Vaughan


Ph.D. Political Science, Washington State University

Research Fields: Political Psychology, International Relations Health Policy.

Methodological Expertise: Qualitative Analysis, Content Analysis, Grounded Theory.

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