Faculty Advisory Board

Albert Bergesen, Ph.D's picture
Albert Bergesen, Ph.D
Professor, School of Sociology

Al is Professor of Sociology and an Affiliate Faculty member in the School of Government and Public Policy and the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship of the Eller College of Management.  He is the Founding Director of the School of Sociology and was Interim Director of the School’s Care, Health...
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Gregg Garfin, Ph.D's picture
Gregg Garfin, Ph.D
Associate Professor and Associate Extension Specialist in Climate, Natural Resources and Policy, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, Deputy Director for Science Translation & Outreach, Institute of the Environment


Gregg has worked for the last 14 years to bridge the science-society interface, through dialogues and collaborative projects with scientists and decision-makers. His research and outreach focuses on climate variability and change, drought, and adaptation to a changing climate. He...
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Michael B. Gill, Ph.D's picture
Michael B. Gill, Ph.D
Professor and Director, Department of Philosophy


Michael  works on ethics and the history of philosophy.  He has published numerous articles oncontemporary issues in bioethics, and he is the author of two books on the foundations of morality — The British Moralists on Human Nature and the Birth of Secular Ethics (Cambridge...
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Sabrina V. Helm, Ph.D's picture
Sabrina V. Helm, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Retailing & Consumer Sciences, Co-Director of CESI – Consumer, Environment & Sustainability Initiative, John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences


Sabrina’s research focuses on customers’ referral behavior and referral campaigns, as well as corporate reputation, its measurement, management, and impact on diverse stakeholder groups. Recently, her interest in issues surrounding sustainable consumption led to the co-creation of the...
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John Paul (JP) Jones III, Ph.D's picture
John Paul (JP) Jones III, Ph.D
Professor of Geography and Development, Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences


JP holds key service roles at the University of Arizona, including Chair of the Dean’s + Development Committee, member of the UA-UAFoundation Relations Committee, Strategic Planning and Budget Committee, and University Development Council. He was Chair of the Provost Search Advisory ...
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Al Kaszniak, Ph.D's picture
Al Kaszniak, Ph.D
Professor Emeritus, Departments of Psychology, Neurology, and Psychiatry, Director, Neuropsychology, Emotion and Meditation Laboratory, College of Science and College of Medicine


Al Kaszniak received his Ph.D. in clinical and developmental psychology from the University of Illinois in 1976, and completed an internship and postdoctoral training in clinical neuropsychology at Rush Medical Center in Chicago.  He served as the Director of the Neuropsychology,...
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Matthias Mehl, Ph.D
Associate Professor, Departments of Psychology and Communication, College of Science and College of Communication


Matthias Mehl is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Communication, an Associate Investigator at the Arizona Cancer Center, and an Affiliate Faculty at the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute at the University of Arizona. Dr. Mehl has developed the Electronically Activated Recorder...
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Thaddeus (Tad) Pace, Ph.D's picture
Thaddeus (Tad) Pace, Ph.D
Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Director, Arizona Stress and Health Collaboratory, College of Nursing


Tad studies biological mechanisms linking psychological stress to illness, and novel ways to combat stress to promote optimal health. His current work explores endocrine and immune system changes in people who suffer from stress-related psychiatric illness including major depression and...
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Charles Raison, M.D.
Mary Sue and Mike Shannon Chair, Healthy Minds, Children & Families, Professor, School of Human Ecology, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, Founding Director and Chair, Center for Compassion Studies


Charles (Chuck) Raison, MD, the founding Director of the Center for Compassion Studies, is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine and Public Health, and is the Mary Sue and Mike Shannon Chair for Healthy Minds, Children and Families in the School of Human...
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Michele Walsh, Ph.D's picture
Michele Walsh, Ph.D
Associate Research Professor, Frances McClelland Institute of Children Youth and Families, Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Psychology, College of Science


Michele is a program evaluator and health services researcher with considerable experience in the design and implementation of community-based...
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