Ashley Blamey, UT’s Title IX coordinator, has expertise include distressed students, crisis management, bystander intervention, and sexual assault.
David Dupper is an expert in bullying and other factors that contribute to school exclusion.
Shandra Forrest-Bank has expertise in the transition to adulthood, risk and resilience, positive youth development, racial microaggression, and how poverty and racism impact young adult trajectories.
Mary Lehman Held’s research is centered on the mental health and well-being of vulnerable populations, including Latino immigrants.
Lisa Reyes Mason has expertise in social vulnerability to environmental change, adaptation to climate change, water security, and urban sustainability.
David Patterson has developed curriculum related to evidence-based substance abuse treatment and is the principal investigator for HUD’s Knox Region’s Homeless Management Information System.
Laura Wheat has expertise in grief and grief counseling.