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Meet New AHANA Faculty

Part 2

TIMOTHY MANGIN

 

TIMOTHY MANGIN

Position: Assistant professor of music, Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Ph.D.: Columbia University

Academic interests: Ethnomusicology, the intersection of popular music, race, ethnicity, religion, and cosmopolitanism in West Africa and the African Diaspora

Representative publication: “Cosmopolitan Routes: Jazz in Senegal,” in Begegnungen: The World Meets Jazz (edited by Wolfram Knauer), 2008

 
ANANT NYSHADHAM

 

ANANT NYSHADHAM

Position: Assistant professor of economics, Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Ph.D.: Yale University

Academic interests: Development economics

Representative publication: “Schooling, Child Labor, and the Returns to Healthcare in Tanzania” (with A. Adhvaryu), Journal of Human Resources, 2012

 
SHANTA PANDEY

 

SHANTA PANDEY

Position: Professor of macro practice, School of Social Work

Ph.D.: Case Western Reserve University

Academic interests: Women’s empowerment, gender equity, maternal and child health, and social welfare policy and program evaluation

Representative publication: “Mothers’ Risk for Experiencing Neonatal and Under-Five Child Deaths in Nepal: The Role of Empowerment” (with Y. Karki, V. Murugan, and A. Mathur), Global Social Welfare, 2016

 
JINHEE PARK

 

JINHEE PARK

Position: Assistant professor, Connell School of Nursing

Ph.D.: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Academic interests: Feeding difficulties of high-risk preterm infants, biobehavioral methods to study physiological and behavioral parameters of infant feeding, influence of infant sleep on feeding outcomes, and instrumental development

Representative publication: “Mothers’ Psychological Distress and Feeding of Their Preterm Infants” (with S. Thoyre, H. Estrem, B. Pados, G. Knafl, and D. Brandon), MCN: American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 2016

 
DELVON PARKER

 

DELVON PARKER

Position: Assistant professor of the practice in operations management, Carroll School of Management

Ph.D.: Michigan State University

Academic interests: Interrelationships among the structures of manufactured goods, production processes, organizations, and supply chains

Representative publication: “Using Electronic Procurement to Facilitate Supply Chain Integration: An Exploratory Study of US-based Firms” (with D. Pearcy and L. Giunipero), American Journal of Business, 2008

 
WAN SONYA TANG

 

WAN SONYA TANG

Position: Assistant professor of Romance languages and literatures, Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Ph.D.: Yale University

Academic interests: Modern Spanish literature and visual culture, realism and the fantastic, women in the Spanish Civil War

Representative publication: “Sacred, Sublime, and Supernatural: Religion and the Spanish Capital in Nineteenth-Century Fantastic Narratives,” in The Sacred and Modernity in Urban Spain: Beyond the Secular City (edited by Antonio Córdoba and Daniel García Donoso), 2016

 
YEHUA WEI

 

YEHUA WEI

Position: Assistant professor of operations, Carroll School of Management

Ph.D.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Academic interests: Flexible manufacturing, service networks, risk mitigation

Representative publication: “Analyzing Process Flexibility: A Distribution-Free Approach with Partial Expectations” (with H. Bidkhori and D. Simchi-Levi), Operations Research Letters, 2016

 
X. PETER ZHANG

 

X. PETER ZHANG

Position: Professor of chemistry, Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Ph.D.: University of Pennsylvania

Academic interests: Stereoselective chemical transformations and their applications for practical synthesis of organic molecules

Representative publication: “Stereoselective Radical C–H Alkylation with Acceptor/Acceptor-Substituted Diazo Reagents via Co(II)-Based Metalloradical Catalysis” (with X. Cui, X. Xu, L. Jin, and L. Wojtas), Chemical Science, 2015

 
MIN ZHAO

 

MIN ZHAO

Position: Associate professor of marketing, Carroll School of Management

Ph.D.: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Academic interests: Judgment and decision, preference consistency over time, financial decision making, hedonic experiences and consumption enjoyment, and new product adoption

Representative publication: “Optimal Visualization Aids and Temporal Framing for New Products” (with D. Dahl and S. Hoeffler), Journal of Consumer Research, 2014

 
YAGUANG ZHENG

 

YAGUANG ZHENG

Position: Assistant professor, Connell School of Nursing

Ph.D.: University of Pittsburgh

Academic interests: Adherence to lifestyle changes, behavioral treatment for weight loss, technology-based intervention, and longitudinal and trajectory analysis

Representative publication: “Patterns of Self-Weighing Behavior and Weight Change in a Weight Loss Trial,” (with L. Burke, C. Danford, L. Ewing, M. Terry, and S. Sereika), International Journal of Obesity, 2016