Research

Interdisciplinary Research Profiles

Art & Art History

Emily Burns
Emily Burns

ecb0023@auburn.edu

Assistant Professor of Art History

Areas of Expertise: 19th century art and culture (espec. US, France, Great Britain and Australia), Native American studies, and global impressionism.

Interdisciplinary Research: Anthropology, film studies, and nineteenth-century studies.

Aviation

Bill Hutto
Bill Hutto

huttowt@auburn.edu

(334) 844-4606

Airport/Aviation Center Director

Areas of expertise: Aviation

Interdisciplinary research: Public policy issues, engineering related to aviation, human factors, training, and other disciplines that relate to aviation safety and the governing of aviation issues.

Communication & Journalism

Myoung-Gi Chon
Myoung-Gi Chon

mzc0113@auburn.edu

334-844-2721

www.communicatewithhim.com

Assistant Professor of Public Relations

Areas of Expertise: My research interests lie in Public Relations and Health Communication. In particular, I'm interested in crisis-risk communication, social media activism, health information campaigns, and employee communication behaviors.

Interdisciplinary Research: I'd like to involved in crisis-risk communication studies using social media (e.g., health campaigns) or employee communication studies to contribute to the local community (e.g., CSR). For example, there are many Korean companies related to Hyoundai and Kia in the state of Alabama.

History

Elijah Gaddis
Elijah Gaddis

ejgaddis@auburn.edu

Assistant Professor of History

Areas of Expertise: Digital Humanities, Public History/Humanities, Material culture, and Space, Place, and the Environment.

Interdisciplinary Research: I am always interested in work around space and place, particularly when it is focused on community involvement or understanding.

Elay Shech
Elay Shech

https://elayshech.wordpress.com/

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Areas of Expertise: I'm a philosopher of science, so I deal with various conceptual and foundational issues such as the nature of scientific explanation, understanding, and representation, and the role of models and idealizations in science (and this includes social sciences like economics, political sciences, psychology, etc.). I also specialize in philosophy of physics and mathematics.

Interdisciplinary Research: All fields of physical or social science.

Political Science

Rebecca Retzlaff
Rebecca Retzlaff

becki@auburn.edu

Associate Professor of Political Science

Areas of expertise: Urban planning history, land use law, zoning, local development regulation, urban history, and historic preservation planning

Interdisciplinary research: Urban planning history and historic preservation

 

Sociology, Anthropology, & Social Work

Tal Peretz
Tal Peretz

peretz@auburn.edu

Assistant Professor of Sociology

7048 Haley Center

Areas of Expertise: Sociology of Gender, Men & Masculinities, Social Movements, Feminist Theory, and Intersectionality.

Hilary Joyce
Hilary Joyce

Assistant Professor of Social Work and BSW Program Director

Areas of Expertise: Adolescent mental health, depression, school climate, school connectedness, school social work, and school-based mental health.

 

Last Updated: June 07, 2018