Faculty Experts

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Women's Issues
 

Drew Anderson

Drew Anderson
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department: Psychology


Expert in the following: Eating disorders; anorexia; bulimia; binge eating; body image; obesity; weight loss; dieting; psychology; mental health
Campus phone: (518) 442- 4835
Campus email: drewa@albany.edu


Mary Applegate

Mary Applegate
School of Public Health
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Department: Director
Department: New York State Preventive Medicine Residency Program


Expert in the following: Reproductive health; family planning; adolescent pregnancy; sexuality; maternal & child health; breastfeeding promotion; preventive medicine; public health
Campus phone: (518) 402-0283
Campus email: mapplegate@uamail.albany.edu


Frankie Bailey

Frankie Bailey
School of Criminal Justice
Associate Professor


Expert in the following: Crime and mass media/popular culture; crime history; race, gender, crime; crime and detective fiction
Campus phone: (518) 442-5237
Campus email: fybailey@albany.edu


Abbe Herzig

Abbe Herzig
School of Education
Assistant Professor
Department: Educational Theory & Practice


Expert in the following: Women in science; women in mathematics; minorities in science; people of color in science; mathematics education; diversity equity in education; postgraduate education; statistics in the media; statistical literacy
Campus phone: (518) 442-5032
Campus email: aherzig@albany.edu


Janell Hobson

Janell Hobson
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department: Women's Studies


Expert in the following: Women's studies; race relations; gender relations; black history month; women's history month; film; media; popular culture
Campus phone: (518) 442-5575
Campus email: jhobson@albany.edu


Akiko Hosler

Akiko Hosler
School of Public Health
Assistant Professor
Department: Epidemiology and Biostatistics


Expert in the following: Diabetes; obesity; smoking; nutrition; Japan
Campus phone: (518) 402-1561
Campus email: ash05@health.state.ny.us


Jennifer Manganello

Jennifer Manganello
School of Public Health
Assistant Professor
Department: Health Policy, Management and Behavior


Expert in the following: Mass media; health literacy; health communication; children's health; media campaigns.
Campus phone: (518) 402-0333
Campus email: jmanganello@albany.edu


Maritza Martinez

Maritza Martinez
University Offices


Expert in the following: At-risk students; diversity; conflict resolution; motivation; student success; community relations; effective study strategies; social work; women's issues; coalition building; the importance of mentoring.
Campus phone: (518) 442-5180
Campus email: mmartinez@uamail.albany.edu


Louise-Anne McNutt
School of Public Health
Associate Professor
Department: Epidemiology and Biostatistics


Expert in the following: Infectious disease epidemiology; epidemics; HIV/AIDS in developing countries; transmission of bloodborne pathogens (HIV, hepatitis); sexually transmitted diseases; intimate partner violence.
Campus phone: (518) 402-0403
Campus email: lam08@health.state.ny.us


Philip Nasca

Philip Nasca
School of Public Health
Dean


Expert in the following: Etiological studies of breast cancer; cancer of the female reproductive organs; childhood cancers; nursing; cancer epidemiology.
Campus phone: (518) 402-0283
Campus email: pnasca@uamail.albany.edu


Jennifer Stromer-Galley

Jennifer Stromer-Galley
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department: Communication


Expert in the following: Internet and politics, presidential campaigns, political blogging, political deliberation and dialogue, public opinion
Campus phone: (518) 442-4873
Campus email: jstromer@albany.edu


Bruce Svare

Bruce Svare
College of Arts and Sciences
Professor
Department: Psychology


Expert in the following: Steroid abuse among athletes (Olympic, professional, collegiate, high school, youth); early specialization and professionalization of young athletes; overemphasis on winning; material rewards (e.g., athletics scholarships and professional contracts); academic corruption in high schools and colleges; increasing of performance enhancing drugs; declining sportsmanship; violence exhibited by athletes, coaches, parents, and fans; media coverage of young athletes; sports gambling; Title IX; increasing abandonment of intramural, recreational, and fitness-based needs of kids; rising obesity; increasing incidents of sports injury, burnout, and overtraining of young athletes
Campus phone: (518) 442-4848
Campus email: svare@cnsunix.albany.edu


Lisa Thompson

Lisa Thompson
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department: English


Expert in the following: African American literature and culture studies; African American middle class; African American contemporary theater
Campus phone: (518) 442-4389
Campus email: lbt@albany.edu


Mary Valentis

Mary Valentis
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: English


Expert in the following: Mythology and gender studies; cultural studies; interpersonal relationships
Campus phone: (518) 442-4082
Campus email: mbvbooks@aol.com