Collaborative Research Network at UW-Whitewater

Sorted by Departments or Sorted by Name

*Preferred Methodologies (e.g. quantitive, qualitative, critical, etc.)

**Special Skills (e.g. statistical analysis, editing, etc.)

Accounting Art Art History Biology
Business Education/ Computer End-User Technology/ Net. Admin. Chemistry Communication Communicative Disorders
Counselor Education Curriculum & Instruction Economics Education Foundations
Finance/ Business Law Geology & Geography HPERC History
Languages & Literatures Management Management/MCS Marketing
Mathematical & Computer Science Music/ World of the Arts Occupation & Environmental Safety & Health Physics
Political Science Psychology Recreation Sports and Facilities Sociology
Special Education UHCS Women's Studies  


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Richard G. Cummings Accounting 3936 Tax Accounting and Public Policy Implications, financial accounting, accounting education Open to any Great sense of humor!
David Remmele Accounting 5464 Finance, accounting Open Excel expert.


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Chris Henige Art History 5565 Medieval Art and Architecture, Monasticism, Art of the Ancient Southwest No preference Computer/web/database/editing.


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Catherine Chan Biology 5133 Calcium signaling in plants (structure function analysis, mutagenesis, protein, purification, plant physiology in response to changes in external stimuli) Qualitative Plant physiology, molecular biology, protein expression


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Jo Ann Oravec Business Education/Computer & Network Administration 5578 Knowledge management, computer supported cooperative work, philosophy of science, creativity, women's studies, privacy and surveillance, interactive toys and games, anything pertaining to science, technology and society   Online survey development, Collaborative filtering/recommended system design, Critical theory/ethno methodologies, Web log analysis, Historical analysis


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Paul House Chemistry 1551 Biomolecule structure, enzyme structure/function, green/environmental chemistry No Preference Variety of spectroscopies, vacuum systems, protein expression and purification


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Ray Baus Communication 1062 Health (e.g., care giving; public health; social support; safer sex)
Cross-cultural Communication (e.g., language learning acquisition; intercultural willingness to communicate)
Conflict Resolution (e.g., couples’ conflict management; dialectic tension management strategies)
I am familiar with both qualitative and quantitative research I am proficient in quantitative methods; including SPSS package
Thomas Kim Hixson Communication 1906 Advertising, Promotion, Advertising and Media effects, Sport and Entertainment Promotion and Marketing Quantitative Editing, Lit Reviews, Survey Construction, Statistical Analysis
Ann Knabe Communication 5068 Distance learning, collaborative learning, public relations, learning theory applied to college classroom. I am open Maybe editing?


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Don Norman Counselor Education 5424 Attitude toward difficult client populations, enhancing student learning via use of actors/clients in the classroom, personal/professional growth issues, teacher mentoring Quantitative ???
David Van Doren Counselor Education 1035 Trauma, Alcohol and other drugs, Counseling effectiveness   Good listener.


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Susan Kidd Curriculum & Instruction 5814 Interested in Math Education Qualitative or Quantitative Methodologies  
Wallace Sherlock Curriculum & Instruction 1831 Foreign Language, ESL, Bilingual Pedagogy, Russian Language and Literature, Comparative Education    
Anne D'Antonio Stinson Curriculum & Instruction 1973 Literacy, especially adolescent & adult Literacy; alternative education programs; plurlaism in education; curriculum Qualitative Excellent writer; Works and plays well with others
John Zbikowski Curriculum & Instruction 4860 Writing Instruction, Reading Instruction, Use of Information and Communication Technology in Teachin, Staff Development for Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education Survey Research, Ethnographic Interviewing and Participant Observation  


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
David Welsch Economics 4715 Education Policy Research (Mostly K-12), Public Finance, Public Policy, Public Sector Economics, Econometrics, Applied Statistics (willing to work on many interesting applied statistics projects) Quantitative Statistical analysis, econometrics, large database management


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Prajukti Bhattacharyya Geography and Geology 5257 Deformation mechanisms of solid materials, including, but not limited to rocks, experimental and/or field based studies of deformation, 3D strain analyses, microstructures, geological mapping, petrology, pedagogical research, effective science teaching techniques, class demonstrations and/or innovative lab assignments in geological sciences Quantitative, experimental, analytical Polarized optical microscopy, Computer graphics


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Ann Garvin HPERC 5644 Hybrid of exercise physiology and psychology, Primarily the effects of exercise on anxiety, mood, depression, stress, and disordered eating. Also anaerobic and aerobic excessive, acute and chronic .Physiological measurements of oxygen consumption during exercise and at rest(metabolism), muscle biopsy, blood analysis (insulin and carbohydrate utilization, blood pressure, and lactate analysis) Quantitative Research design and analysis, Registered Nurse, more invasive research that may involve blood work
Cristy Jefson HPERC 1966 Comprehensive School Health Education: Sexuality/Parenting Education and the adolescent; Consumer Health (marketing and health information); Substance Use & Abuse (Tobacco prevention education programs) Qualitative Working within public school systems (specifically, urban districts) with teachers, students, parents and administrators to implement comprehensive school health education programs, Editing
Dr. Guoli Liang HPERC 1369 Education, Pedagogy, Technology Quantitative, Qualitative, Critical Statistical Analysis
Penny Portman HPERC 5643 Gender equity Any Editing


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Mark Lencho Languages and Literatures 5062 Linguistics (syntax, Slovak) and SoTL (grading, assessment, student-teacher interaction, student evaluations), Literature (Vonnegut and Pirsig), and US Foreign Policy (Noam Chomsky) No Preference Some proficiency in Slovak, comprehensive familiarity with works of Kurt Vonnegut, Robert Pirsig, and Noam Chomsky.
Elena Levy-Navarro Languages and Literatures 5047 Fat studies (the construction of the fat and thin bodies respectively both in early and late modernity), Early Modern Cultural and Literary Studies, History of Sexuality, including especially considerations of alternatives to our modern heterosexual regime, Queer theory, Shakespeare Beside being humanistic, broadly conceived, is constructionist in nature Beside being humanistic, broadly conceived, is constructionist in nature
Beth L. Lueck Languages and Literatures 5054 19th-Century American women writers, especially Harriet Beecher Stowe & E.D.E.N. Southworth Critical and Historical No particular special skills


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
K. Praveen Parboteeah Management 3971 Interface between social institutions and individual behavior; ethics; technology and innovation management; international management Quantitative SPSS, Hierarchical Linear Modeling
Louise Tourigny Management 5735 Leadership and ethnics (fundamental research in American Presidency), Occupational Mental Health (stress, burnout, depression) among nurses and other occupational groups, Occupation mental health of women, Coping, absence,turnover, and withdrawal behavior, Workplace deviance and workplace romance, Mentoring, Emotion and cognition, Populations studied: nurses in China, Japan, Canada, and other countries, employees in airline in Japan and China (now U.S.) Quanitative (SPSS, test of mediating, moderating, and direct versus indirect effects), Critical, Grounded theory Conceptual development, Writing, Data analysis


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Robert Leitheiser Management/MCS 1468 Information System Analysis & Design Quantitative and Qualitative IT analysis and design methodologies; programming; statistical analysis


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Maxwell Hsu Marketing 5471 Business related or business education related Quantitative Statistical analysis using SPSS or SAS (particularly, structural equation modeling)


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Leon Arriola Mathematical and Computer Sciences 5163 Applied mathematics: modeling/simulation of the spread of epidemics, sensitivity analysis, graph theory, dynamical systems: discrete & continuous   Mathematica, MATLAB, LaTeX
Thomas Drucker Mathematical and Computer Sciences 5173 History and philosophy of mathematics, statistics and logic religion and science Writing in a non-quantitative way about quantitative disciplines Statistics
William T. Mickelson Mathematics and Computer Science 5169 Robustness/performance of statistical tests and procedures; statistics education; measurement; program evaluation Mixed Methods I’m an applied statistician with over 20 years of academic and industry consulting experience. Special skills include: Experimental/Research design; multivariate statistical methods; robust/non-parametric statistical methods; making difficult statistical concepts/methods accessible & understandable;
Hien Nguyen Mathematical and Computer Sciences 5170 User Modeling, Information Retrieval, Collaborative Filtering, Human Factors Quantitative, Qualitative Programming Languages (Java, C)


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Sang D. Choi Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health 1641 Occupational Safety and Health; Industrial Ergonomics; Work and Measurement and Design; Product Design/Evaluation Quantitative Statistical analysis, research/experimental design


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Bob Benjamin Deparment of Physics 5114 Physics, Fluid dynamics, Computational physics and numerical modelling. Numerical simulation, Video analysis, Experimental physics Unix/Linux experience, Numerical methods, Grant writing (NASA/NSF)


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Anne Hamilton Political Science 1214 The relationship between culture and politics; regional areas of interest include Europe (Russia in particular) and Latin America (Argentina in particular). Qualitative, but I'm open to various methodological approaches.  


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Dan Stalder Psychology 5419 Social psychology and personality; more specifically, cognitive dissonance theory, social comparison theory, attribution theory, and the traits attributional complexity and need for closure; interest in applying the above topics/theories to interpersonal relationships, education, and politics; working on some theoretical papers within some of the above topics/theoreies and the topic of helping behavior (specifically the "bystander effect"); also has done research on the effectiveness of certain teaching strategies Quantitative M.S. in Mathematics, statistical training through introductory multivariate analysis, training in scale construction


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Leda Nath Sociology 1125 Work and occupations, social psychology, and teaching (SoTL) topics Quantitative, esp experimental and survey design Statistical analysis, esp SPSS


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Simone DeVore Special Education 5808 Early childhood programming and childcare issues All are needed depending on project focus Interviewing and dimensional analysis (grounded theory).
Shannon Stuart Special Education 4877 Adolescent females, special education, career development and methods Editing  


NameDepartmentCampus PhoneResearch Topics/Areas of InterestPreferred Methodologies*Special Skills**
Richard Jazdzewski UHCS 1305 College student mental health, psychology, human development Quantitative  


Ellie Schemenauer Women's Studies 2872 Gender and international relations, operating logics of the security state, human rights, feminist pedagogy, the local/global nexus, identity, postcoloniality Qualitative methods, discourse analysis, interpretation Editing, theory
Jo Ellen Burkholder Women’s Studies/Anthropology 5776 Cultural heritage and heritage preservation, social archaeology, iconography, ceramic and textile production Qualitative and quantitative methods, interested in geospatial analysis Interview and participant observation studies, stratigraphic excavation, pedestrian survey, writing for popular audience (e.g. reference work), speak Spanish