Directory

Bruce Arrigo

Professor
Colvard North 5078
704-687-0741
barrigo@uncc.edu

Office hours: Wednesday 1:00 to 2:15 and by appointment
Research Clusters: Justice and Security Policy; Equality and Opportunity Policy; Governance and Policy Administration
Research Interests: Mental Health, Law, and Policy; Ethics and Public Policy; Crime and Social Justice

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Beth Bjerregaard

Professor
Colvard 5085
704-687-0738
bebjerre@uncc.edu

Office hours: Available by appointment
Research Cluster(s): Justice and Security Policy
Research Interests: Gang Membership; Capital Punishment; Institutional Anomie Theory

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William Brandon

Professor Emeritus
704-687-7490
wilbrand@uncc.edu

Office hours: Available by appointment
Research Clusters(s): Equality and Opportunity Policy; Governance and Policy Administration
Research Interests: Health and Healthcare; Social Policy; Medicaid/Affordable Care Act; Aging; History of Health Care; Health Financing

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Harrison Campbell

Professor
McEniry 408
704-687-5997
hscampbe@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Infrastructure, Development, and Sustainability; Governance and Policy Administration
Research Interests: Economic Geography; Urban and Regional Development; Applied Regional Analysis; Impact Assessment &. Program Evaluation

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Yang Cao

Associate Professor
Fretwell 490-D
704-687-7780
yangcao@uncc.edu

Office hours: Wednesday 9:00-10:00 a.m., Friday 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Research Cluster(s): Equality and Opportunity Policy
Research Interests: Institutional Change; Social Inequality; Employment Relations; Values and Value Changes

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Joanne Carman

Associate Professor
Fretwell 445D
704-687-7208
jgcarman@uncc.edu

Office hours: Monday 4:00-6:00 p.m., Tuesday 3:30-5:30 p.m., and by appointment
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy; Governance and Policy Administration
Research interests: Public and Nonprofit Management; Program Evaluation; Community Development; Civic Engagement

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Jacqueline Chattopadhyay

Associate Professor
Fretwell 450G
704-687-7240
jchattop@uncc.edu

Office Hours: By Appointment
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy; Governance and Policy Administration
Research Interests: Health Policy; Health Administration; Social Policy; Social Capital, Race and Ethnicity; Public Opinion; Implementation, Regulation; Policy Evaluation

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Justin Conrad

Associate Professor
450B Fretwell
704-687-1400
justinconrad@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Justice and Security Policy; Policy Process and Administration
Research Interests: International Security, Terrorism, and Interstate Conflict

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Scott Fitzgerald

Associate Professor
485C Fretwell
704-687-7805
sfitzger@uncc.edu

Office Hours: By appointment
Research Cluster: Equality and Opportunity Policy
Research Interests: Economic Inequality; the American Middle Class; Social Movements; Religion

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William Graves

Associate Professor
409 McEniry
704-687-5980
bgraves@uncc.edu

Office Hours: By appointment
Research Cluster: Infrastructure, Development, and Sustainability Policy
Research Interests : Economic Development, Economic Geography, Urban Development; Post-industrial Transformation

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Eric Heberlig

Professor
455B Fretwell
704-687-7327
esheberl@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Governance and Policy Administration
Research Interests: Congressional politics, Political Corruption, U.S. Elections, Campaign Finance, Interest Groups

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Gordon Hull

Associate Professor
704-687-2182
ghull@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy; Justice and Security Policy
Research Interests: Political Theory; Law and Policy; Intellectual Property; Privacy; Data analytics

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Martha E. Kropf

Professor
435H Fretwell
704-687-7332
mekropf@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy; Governance and Policy Administration
Research Interests: Social Capital and Political Engagement; Political Institutions and Public Policy; Gender and Race; Election Policy

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Suzanne Leland

Professor
455A Fretwell
704-687-5937
smleland@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy; Infrastructure, Development and Sustainability Policy; Governance and Policy Administration
Research Interests: Policy Process and Administration; Economy; Urban Development; Political Institutions and Public Policy; Transportation Policy; Gender and Race

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Shelley Listwan

Associate Professor
5080 Colvard
704-687-0751
slistwan@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Justice and Security Policy; Governance and Policy Administration
Research Interests:Correctional Rehabilitation, Criminology Theory, and Victimization in Prison

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Cherie Maestas

Marshall A. Rauch Professor and Director, Public Policy Program
455D
704-687-7033
cmaestas@uncc.edu

Office hours:Monday 3:30 - 5:30
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy; Justice and Security Policy; Governance and Policy Administration
Research Interests: Political Communication; Emotion and Political Behavior; Risk Attitudes, Policy Opinion, Survey Methodology, Representation, Legislatures, Comparative State Politics

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Roslyn Mickelson

Chancellor's Professor
704-687-7823
rmicklsn@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy; Policy Process and Administration
Research Interests: ethnicity, race, gender, and social class to educational processes and outcomes, educational policy and school reform, school diversity and outcomes across the life course, gender, race, and STEM K-16+ outcomes.

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Isabelle Nilsson

Assistant Professor
704-687-5954
inilsso1@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy; Infrastructure, Development and Sustainability Policy
Research Interests: Transportation policy, Urban development, Location of firms and households, Residential mobility

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Jaclyn Piatak

Assistant Professor
445B Fretwell
704-687-7340
jpiatak@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy; Policy Process and Administration
Research Interests: Social Capital and Political Engagement; Policy Implementation; Public Management; Social Policy; Cognitive and Psychological Influences in the Policy Process; Gender, Race, and Policy

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Elizabeth Racine

Professor
CHHS 427C
704-687-8979
efracine@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy; Policy Process and Administration
Research Interests:Public Health Nutrition, Food Assistance, Childhood Obesity, Food Security, Breastfeeding; Evaluation of nutrition and physical activity policies and programs

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Beth Rubin

Professor Emeritus
704-687-7826
barubin@uncc.edu

Research Interests:Gender and race, organizational behavior, public policy, work-life balace, worker displacement, inequality in workplace outcomes

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Teresa Scheid

Professor
485B Fretwell
704-687-7828
tlscheid@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy; Justice and Security Policy
Research Interests: Mental Health; Organizations and Delivery of Health Care; Systems Integration; Health Policy; Social Inequality and Economic Opportunity Policy; Justice and Security Policy

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Peter Schwarz

Professor
223A Friday
704-687-7614
pschwarz@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Cluster: Infrastructure, Development and Sustainability Policy
Research Interests: Airline industry; Electricity industry; Energy and environment; Law and economics; Pricing of electricity, airlines, and roads

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Dale Smith

Professor
704-687-5181
dale.l.smith@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy; Justice and Security Policy; Policy Process and Administration
Research Interests: Trade and trade policy, European Union, Citizen support for EU Institutions, International political economy

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Stephanie Moller Smith

Chair, Sociology and Professor
704-687-7824
SMoller@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy; Justice and Security Policy; Policy Process and Administration
Research Interests:
Inequality, Stratification and Social Policy, and Educational Stratification.

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Elizabeth Stearns

Professor
704-687-7834
mestearn@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy
Research Interests: Education, Gender, Race, Economic Policy

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John Stogner

Assistant Professor
704-687-7556
JohnStogner@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Cluster: Justice and Security Policy
Research Interests: Health and Deviance, Drug use, abuse and policy

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John Szmer

Associate Professor
704-687-3941
jjszmer@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Policy Process and Administration
Research Interests: Judicial institutions, Law and Public Policy

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Jean-Claude Thill

Knight Distinguished Professor
704-687-5909
jfthill@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Infrastructure, Development and Sustainability Policy; Justice and Security Policy
Research Interests: Sustainable Urbanization, Trasportation, GIS-T, Social media and social network analysis, Spatial Modeling, Regional Science, International comparative urbanization, Trade and Globalization

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Jim Walsh

Professor
Fretwell 455E
704-687-7469
jwalsh@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Infrastructure, Development and Sustainability Policy; Justice and Security Policy; Policy Process and Administration
Research Interests: Armed conflict, Civil wars, International security, Cooperation and conflict

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Jason Windett

Associate Professor
Fretwell 450A
704-687-7229
jwindett@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy; Governance and Policy Administration
Research Interests: Representation; State politics; State courts; Gender and politics; Text Analytics; Data Science

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Artie Zillante

Associate Professor and Interim Senior Associate Dean, Belk College of Business
(704) 687-7589
azillant@uncc.edu

Office hours: By appointment
Research Clusters: Equality and Opportunity Policy; Governance and Policy Administration
Research Interests: Economic Policy, Experimental Methods, Game Theory, Economic Analysis

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