USC Experts

October 2nd, 2014

Ali Abbas

decision making decision analysis risk terrorism natural hazards social networks strategy

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May 16th, 2011

Allan V. Abbott

medical student education and continuing medical education sports medicine the role of physical activity in disease prevention exercise prescription, counseling and promotion how much physical activity is enough? (what can be learned from traditional populations that don’t get coronary artery disease) cycling and human-powered vehicles

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December 12th, 2012

Cleopatra Abdou

culture, race and ethnicity African Americans, Latinos and Arabs the danger of stereotypes minority health health disparities and socioeconomic status sexual health and reproduction pregnancy, preterm birth and birth weights early childhood life spans spirituality, resilience and positive psychology community-based research

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May 17th, 2011

Thomas M. Abrams

art of storytelling screenwriter’s role in modern-day cinema (national and international) developing nature of the film industry cinema studies and international education art and education

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April 1st, 2011

Elinor A. Accampo

European social and cultural history history of the family in Europe and the U.S. history of gender, sexuality and reproductive rights history of birth control history of women in Europe and the U.S. history of male and female work roles effects of industrialization and rapid economic change on family and class relations gender roles in […]

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May 16th, 2011

Frank X. Acosta

diagnosis and treatment of Hispanic patients and low-income minorities diagnosis and treatment of Spanish-speaking patients diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder cognitive behavioral psychotherapy psychotherapy and treatment strategies for minorities neuropsychological assessment psychological testing

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May 17th, 2011

James David Adams Jr.

“smart” drugs human metabolism of pharmaceutical drugs toxicity testing oxygen free radicals vitamin E and other antioxidants Parkinson’s disease ruptured berry aneurysm stroke nicotinamide apoptosis/ delayed cell death herbal drugs

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April 7th, 2011

Leonard M. Adleman

theoretical computer science number theory complexity theory computational molecular biology DNA computing quantum computing computer viruses cryptography

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October 12th, 2012

Paul S. Adler

organization design strategy formulation and implementation process environmental sustainability

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May 16th, 2011

Robert Adler

general pediatrics child safety lead exposure immunization strategies pediatric dermatology medical education

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May 1st, 2012

Jody Agius Vallejo

race and racial identification ethnicity immigration and assimilation Mexicans, Mexican Americans and second-generation Mexicans the Latino middle class and Latino entrepreneurs non-Latino identifiers with Latino ancestry the impact of working while in high school/college on the educational attainment of second-generation Mexican Americans, Chinese and Vietnamese

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December 11th, 2014

Emma Aguila

economics of aging labor economics in Mexico labor dynamics of immigrants pension reform and well-being during retirement, saving for retirement, and social security

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June 10th, 2013

David Agus

cancer research personal genomics proteomics (study of proteins) DNA analysis biotechnology the impact of inflammation/lifestyle/diet on long-term health

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May 8th, 2012

Shafiqa Ahmadi

the Muslim student experience the Patriot Act, as it pertains to the academic freedom of Muslims the status of women in Islam the legal rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students civil rights and discrimination in employment, housing and access to services the First Amendment and the Fourth Amendment survivors of sexual assault, […]

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November 12th, 2009

Constance R. Ahrons

divorce, remarriage and stepfamilies stresses of contemporary American families mid-life and later life transitions active retirement gender issues couple and family therapy work and family politics of “family values”

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May 16th, 2011

Gene H. Albrecht

primates human anatomy physical anthropology biostatistics

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June 8th, 2011

Julie Albright

dating and flirting men, women and communication online relationships and infidelity sexuality and the Internet smoking as depicted on the Internet anti-pornography screening software moods and emotions body image issues and plastic surgery marriage, family and relationship issues infidelity, unwed pregnancy, divorce, multiple partners research methods social psychology

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March 7th, 2012

Kenneth S. Alexander

probability theory the odds of various phenomena, such as winning the lottery

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March 7th, 2012

Kathleen R. Allen

technology commercialization technology startup strategy entrepreneurial design in large companies small business and the economy business strategies in uncertain times startups and innovation startups and design thinking business model design

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July 15th, 2010

Scott A. Altman

divorce law family law marital property child custody alimony child support surrogacy

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March 14th, 2013

Arun Amar

brain and spinal cord injury aneurysms and vascular malformations stroke and cerebrovascular disorders brain tumors the blood-brain barrier stem cell therapy gene therapy vagus nerve stimulation interventional neuroradiology

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July 5th, 2012

Lilyana Amezcua

multiple sclerosis Latino health central nervous demyelination optic neuritis transverse myelitis Devic’s disease

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November 23rd, 2011

Sasha Anawalt

arts and culture entertainment dance

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April 7th, 2011

Elaine S. Andersen

sociolinguistic skills of children childhood language acquisition parent/ child linguistic interaction developmental psycholinguistics linguistic and cognitive development in normal and atypical (e.g., blind) children linguistic and cognitive impairments in normal and atypical (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease) aging neurolinguistics relationship between language and nonlinguistic cognition

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May 17th, 2011

J. Lawford Anderson

petrology: the origin, history, occurrence, structure, chemical composition and classification of rocks mineralogy: minerals, their crystallography, physical and chemical properties, classification, and ways of distinguishing them evolution and composition of the Earth’s crust ethical approaches to the environment the future of energy learner-centered teaching in a research university

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November 2nd, 2010

Steven Anderson

technology new media documentary film video interactive media design

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August 15th, 2011

Mary Andres

sexuality and sexual dysfunction bisexuality transgendered and LGBT identity development couples’ therapy psychotherapy drug abuse substance abuse treatment harm reduction communication skills

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March 19th, 2012

Doug Andrews

employee communications professional development and recruiting marketing communications sales strategy career strategies

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May 16th, 2011

Deirdre R. Anglin

medical costs of gang-related violence trends in gang-related homicides and drive-by shootings in Los Angeles County firearms and the prevention of firearm injuries injury and death from gang violence minimizing gang violence in the emergency department law enforcement (K-9) dog bites youth violence recognition and management of domestic and intimate partner violence domestic violence and […]

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November 6th, 2013

Thomas Anthony

aviation safety aviation security aviation safety management systems aircraft accident investigations

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July 2nd, 2012

Margo K. Apostolos

dance medicine dance careers dance for sports robot choreography use of robots for the disabled dance choreography art and technology space telerobotics multisensory perception creative thinking ethnic dance care and prevention of dance injuries

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August 1st, 2012

Michael L. J. Apuzzo

stereotactic neurosurgery surgical aspects of epilepsy general neuro-oncology radiosurgery immunological aspects of brain tumors tumors of the central nervous system malignant nervous system tumors benign nervous system tumors minimally invasive neurosurgery

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January 12th, 2012

Maria P. Aranda

mental health issues relating to older adults caregiver/family stress issues relating to adults and elderly with chronic memory loss Alzheimer’s disease – psychosocial issues and family caregiving cultural diversity issues in health and mental health

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August 1st, 2012

Michael A. Arbib

mirror neurons evolution of human language brain-inspired computer technology relation of science to religion cognitive and computational neuroscience brain research on the information superhighway neuroinformatics brain theory

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March 24th, 2009

Yigal Arens

digital government – the use of information technology in government, for interaction with citizens and in provision of services, with special emphasis on the collection and dissemination of statistical data artificial intelligence natural language understanding and generation in intelligent systems representation of information in intelligent systems intelligent access to multiple heterogeneous information sources human/ computer […]

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October 30th, 2012

Tyler Arguello

HIV/AIDS prevention health communication and promotion social and cause marketing sexuality, gender and identity queer theory issues affecting gay, lesbian and transgender (LGBT) populations mental health issues, including anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder drug addictions, including to methamphetamine branding infotainment focus groups

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May 16th, 2011

Raquel D. Arias

menopause breast disease contraception

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January 30th, 2015

Alan Arkatov

educational innovation online education intersection of education and entertainment (music, games, film)

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August 12th, 2010

Andrea Armani

biophotonics optical sensors bionanotechnology chemical and biological detection microfluidics optical microcavity resonance technique

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January 24th, 2013

Jody David Armour

race, crime and law racial discrimination, especially against African Americans racial profiling stereotypes, prejudice and law police and excessive force issues cultural diversity tort (personal injury) claims tort reform movement sexual predators, sex offenders celebrity trials criminal defense and prosecution trial advocacy criminal justice sentencing criminal appeals defamation of character slander libel invasion of privacy

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March 31st, 2009

Lloyd Armstrong Jr.

education science federal financing creativity globalization of higher education financing higher education improving higher education leadership in higher education

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April 1st, 2011

Norman Arnheim

human genetics mammalian molecular genetics genomics human genome project Huntington’s disease molecular biology computational biology (bioinformatics)

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May 17th, 2011

Jerry Arnold

financial accounting accounting standards financial policy small business accounting Securities and Exchange Commission

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May 17th, 2011

Ravi Aron

outsourcing and offshoring call centers information and operations management supply chains international business globalization

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April 5th, 2011

Jonathan Aronson

international information and communication policy global governance globalization international political economy international trade relations wireless communications and the international economy intellectual property, the Internet and global communication international intellectual property protection U.S. trade policy multilateral trade negotiations

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August 7th, 2012

Valerie Askanas

neuromuscular diseases inclusion body-myositis aging of muscle molecular pathology of abnormal muscle and nerves electron microscopy electron-microscopic immunocyto-chemistry long-term cultures of human muscle

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February 12th, 2013

Ron Avi Astor

terrorism and school violence school safety interventions crisis intervention at school mapping violence in schools school bullying and victimization stereotyping and violence moral reasoning and violence group dynamics bystander effect peer pressure children’s understanding of violence and retribution childhood violence in different cultures schools in Israel military children and public schools

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May 16th, 2011

Melvin A. Astrahan

advanced techniques in clinical hyperthermia medical physics radiation and hyperthermia therapy for choroidal melanoma transurethral hyperthermia for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer development of 3-D treatment-planning software for stereotactic radiosurgery on brain tumors virtual patient simulation software radiation oncology radiotherapy

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May 17th, 2011

Larry Auerbach

role of agent in television and motion pictures history of film industry film and TV agents

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