UW Today

August 3, 2011

Univ. of Washington faculty experts available to discuss 9/11 issues

Note: This list will be updated with additional experts.

Politics and terrorism

Daniel Chirot

Professor of International Studies
Email
| Web | 206-940-7850
Chirot researches political extremism, ethnic and religious conflict, and tyrannical governments.

Ellis Goldberg

Professor of Political Science
E-mail | Web | 206-543-7197
Goldberg researches Middle Eastern politics, particularly how Arab intellectuals think about citizenship.

Philip Howard

Associate Professor of Communication
E-mail | Web | 206-612-9911
Howard directs the NSF-funded World Information Access Project. In 2010, Oxford University Press published his book, The Internet and Islam: The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy.

Reşat Kasaba

Professor of International Studies
E-mail | Web | 206-543-4373
Kasaba researches state-society relations in the Middle East from a historical perspective.

Clark Lombardi

Associate Professor of Law
Adjunct Associate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies

E-mail | Web 206-543-4939
Lombardi is a specialist in Islamic law and in constitutional law. He has written State Law as Islamic Law in Modern Egypt.

Stephen J. Majeski

Professor of Political Science
E-mail | Web | 206-543-9648
Majeski is a specialist in U.S. foreign policy. In 2010, Routledge published a book Majeski co-authored with David Sylvan: U.S. Foreign Policy in Perspective: Clients, Enemies, and Empire.

Joel Migdal

Professor of International Studies
Email
| Web | 206-543-6406
Migdal is an expert in Mideast affairs, particularly those affecting Israelis and Palestinians.

Trauma

Jeansok Kim

Professor of Psychology
Email
| Web | 206-228-4271
Kim studies the neurobiology of fear, including how uncontrollable stress alters the brain and cognition. Kim is available after Aug. 22.

Liliana Lengua

Professor of Psychology
Email
| Web | 206-543-5655
Lengua can speak about parents and children as they experience disasters and tragedies from a distance. She is the director of the UW Center for Child and Family Well-Being.

Lori Zoellner

Associate Professor of Psychology
Email
| Web | 206-685-3126
Zoellner directs UWs Center for Anxiety & Traumatic Stress. She is an expert on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); available after Sept. 5.

Post-9/11 Building Design and Construction

Jeffrey Berman

Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Email
| Web | 206-616-3530
Berman is an expert on the behavior and design of steel structures. The World Trade Center’s Twin Towers used steel support beams.

Charles Roeder

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Email
| Web | 206-543-6199
Roeder is an expert on the behavior of steel and composite structures.

John Stanton

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Email
| Web | 206-543-6057
Stanton is an expert on the behavior and design of concrete structures.

John Schaufelberger

Professor of Construction Management
Email
| Web | 206-685-4440
Schaufelberger specializes in construction project management.

 

For additional information, contact Catherine ODonnell at UW News and Information: cath2@uw.edu or 206-543-2580.