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Faculty Affiliates

Alan J. Dettlaff, Dean of the Graduate College of Social Work
ajdettlaff@uh.edu
3511 Cullen Boulevard, Social Work Building Room 212
713-743-7819
Racial disparities in the child welfare system, with emphasis on understanding the unique needs and experiences of children in Latino immigrant families

Daphne Hernandez, Assistant Professor, Nutrition & Obesity Studies, Department of Health and Human Performance
dhernandez26@uh.edu
3855 Holman Street, Garrison Gym, 104
713-743-9058
Maternal and Child Health among Latinos.

Michael A. Olivas, William B. Bates Distinguished Chair in Law
molivas@uh.edu
4604 Calhoun Road, Teaching Unit II Building Room 201
713-743-2078
Immigration Law, Higher Education Law & Finance, Entertainment Law

Nicolás Kanellos, Brown Foundation of Hispanic Studies & Director of Arte Público Press,
kanellos@uh.edu
3553 Cullen Boulevard, Agnes Arnold Hall Room 416
713-743-3128
Latino literature, history, and culture; publishing history

Roberto Tejada, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Professor of English, Mexican-American, rjtejada@central.uh.edu,
3687 Cullen Boulevard, Roy Cullen Building Room 229,
713-743-5847
U.S. Latino, and Latin American arts and culture.

Estevan Cesar Azcona, Lecturer, Mexican American Studies
scazcona@uh.edu
3553 Cullen Boulevard, Agnes Arnold Hall Room 323
713-743-3136
Ethnomusicology

Jason Casellas, Associate Professor of Political Science
jcasellas@uh.edu
3551 Cullen Boulevard, Philip Guthrie Hoffman Hall Room 447
713-743-8714
American politics, Latino politics, State and local politics, immigration, and education policy

Craig Johnston, Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance
cajohn25@central.uh.edu
3855 Holman Street, Garrison Gym, 104J
713-743-0613,
Prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity

Elizabeth Farfan-Santos, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
efarfans@central.uh.edu
713-743-6371
Comparative Cultural Studies.

Jorge E Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Health and Learning Sciences,
jegonzalez14@uh.edu,
3657 Cullen Boulevard, Farish Hall Room 485
713-743-7286,
The causes and correlates of early language and literacy difficulties in young children.

Jose Angel Hernandez, Associate Professor of History, Department of History
Jose.Angel.Hernandez.PhD@gmail.com
3553 Cullen Blvd, Agnes Arnold Hall, 643
713-743-3126
Mexican Immigration and Colonization Law; Nineteenth Century Mexico; Historiography; Borderlands; Philosophy of History

Manuel Gutierrez, Professor of Spanish Linguistics, Department of Hispanic Studies
mjgutierrez@uh.edu
3553 Cullen Boulevard Room 416
713-743-3007
Spanish sociolinguistics, linguistic contact, applied linguistics

Virmarie Correa-Fernandez, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological Health
vcorreafernandez@uh.edu
3657 Cullen Boulevard, Farish Hall Room 411
713-743-0334
Health and Learning Sciences

Mark Goldberg, Associate Professor of History, Department of History
magoldberg@uh.edu
3553 Cullen Boulevard, Agnes Arnold Hall Room 545
713- 743-3091
U.S.-Mexico borderlands; Latina/o history; Race and ethnicity; Medical history

Lorena Gauthereau, CLIR/DLF- Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage, Arte Público Press
lgauthereau@uh.edu
4902 Gulf Freeway, Building 19, Rm. 100
Chicana/o literary criticism, Mexican American literature and culture, Chicana decolonial theory, US-Mexico border literature, postcolonial theory, class analysis, affect theory, digital humanities, public humanities

Marta Fairclough, Associate Professor, Department of Hispanic Studies
mfairclough@uh.edu
3553 Cullen Boulevard, Agnes Arnold Hall Room 440
713-743-3007
Sociolinguistics with an emphasis on U.S. Spanish, Bilingualism, Heritage Language Education, Second Language / Second Dialect Acquisition, Language Testing

Michael Joseph Zvolensky, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Professor
mjzvolen@central.uh.edu
126 Heyne Building
713-743-8500
Globally aimed at eliminating inequalities in psychopathology, addictive, and other health risk behaviors through translational research.

Brandon Rottinghaus, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
bjrottinghaus@uh.edu
447 Cullen Building
832-588-7336
The American Presidency, Texas politics, public opinion, voting behavior

Consuelo Arbona, Professor, Psychological, Health, and Learning Sciences
carbona@uh.edu
3657 Cullen Boulevard, Farish Hall Room 410
713-743-9814
The relation of ethnic identity, minority stress, and acculturation to psychological adjustment and career development with a focus on Latina/o populations.

Delilah Montoya, Professor, School of Art
dmontoya2@uh.edu
100 Fine Arts Building
713-743-2855
Chicano/a ideology

Jeronimo Cortina, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
jcortina@central.uh.edu
3551 Cullen Blvd. Room 447 Philip G. Hoffman Hall
713-743-3894
Latino politics, immigration, political behavior and elections, survey methods, geospatial analysis.

Jodi Berger-Cardoso, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work
jcardoso@central.uh.edu
3511 Cullen Blvd. Room 110HA
713-743-1157
Exposure to trauma and psychosocial stress before, during and post-migration affects the mental health of Latino immigrants and their children

Maria Monserud, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology
mamonser@Central.uh.edu,
489 Philip G. Hoffman Hall
713-743-3962
Health Disparities; Minority Aging; Gender; Racial/Ethnic Families; Social Demography; Quantitative Methodology

Raul Ramos, Associate Professor of History, Department of History
raramos@uh.edu
3553 Cullen Blvd, Agnes Arnold Hall Room 558
713-743-3116
Borderlands History, Chicano/a History, American West, Texas History.

Isabel Torres, Associate Professor, Graduate College of Social Work
istorres@uh.edu
3511 Cullen Blvd., Room 110HA
713-743-1753
Palliative and geriatric care, cancer health disparities, community-based participatory research, international health, medical mistrust/racism and informed decision making

Christina Sisk, Associate Professor, Department of Hispanic Studies
clsisk@uh.edu
3553 Cullen Blvd, Agnes Arnold Hall Room 418
713-743-3007
U.S. Latina/o Studies, U.S.-Mexico Border Studies, Mexican Literary and Cultural Studies, and Latin American Cinema

Mabel Cuesta, Assistant Professor, Department of Hispanic Studies
mcuesta@uh.edu
3553 Cullen Blvd, Agnes Arnold Hall Room 418
713-743-3007
US Latino and Caribbean Literature

Luis Torres, Associate Professor, Graduate College of Social Work
LRTorres@uh.edu
3511 Cullen Blvd., Room 110HA
713-743-8512
Co-occurring mental health, substance use and medical disorders in Hispanics; family and community engagement with a focus on Hispanics.

Abinadi Meza, Associate Professor, Art and College of the Arts (cabinet level)
4188 Elgin Street, Fine Arts Building, Room 312C
832-247-9971
politics and theories of representation, hybrid identities, Chicano politics, liberation theories and practices, desert ecologies, Critical Studies, Art, Performance, Writing, Filmmaking, Theory