Faculty Researchers

The Center's affiliated researchers represent more than a dozen departments and programs, including philosophy, history, English, political science, psychological science, electrical engineering, civil engineering, materials science, economics, technical communication, information systems and technology, chemistry, and biological sciences.  Please contact Dr. Kristine Swenson at kswenson@mst.edu if you would like to join the CSTS as an affiliated researcher.

Kristine Swenson

Director, Center for Science, Technology and Society Professor and Chair, English and Technical Communication

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Syed Alam

Assistant Professor, Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science

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Denise Baker

Assistant Professor, Psychological Science

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Amy Belfi

Assistant Professor, Psychological Science

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Rui (Ray) Bo

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

Large-scale power grid planning; Power grid operational efficiency and resilience; Power system computation, optimization and economics; High performance computing; Electricity market simulation and design

 

Joel Burken

Department Chair and Curators' Professor, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Research interests

Phytoforensics, Phydiation and natural treatment systems, Biological wastewater treatment, Constructed wetlands, Green remediation

Devin Burns

Assistant Professor, Psychological Science

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Casey Canfield

Assistant Professor, Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

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Carleigh Davis

Assistant Professor, English & Tech Communication

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Kathryn Dolan

Assistant Professor, English and Technical Communication

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Kate Drowne

INTERIM VICE PROVOST AND DEAN FOR THE COLLEGE OF ARTS, SCIENCES, AND EDUCATION

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Hanqing "Chevy" Fang

Assistant Professor, Business and Information Technology

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Beth Kania-Gosche

Professor and Chair, Teacher Education & Certification

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Shannon Fogg

Professor, History and Political Science

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Rainer Glaser

Professor of Chemistry and Interim Vice Provost of Graduate Education

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Amber Henslee

Associate Professor, Psychological Science

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Ana Ichim

Assistant Professor, Economics

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Alanna Krolikowski

Assistant Professor, History and Political Science

Research Interests

policy for science, technology, and innovation; transnational technology transfers; international trade in high-technology items; China; comparative innovation systems; policy for the aeronautic and space sectors

Clair Reynolds-Kueny

Associate Professor, Psychological Science

Research Interests

Healthcare delivery and organizational processes (rural healthcare focus), Healthcare provider work experiences, Employee well-being, Employee interpersonal dynamics, Proactive and counterproductive work behaviors

Audra Merfeld-Langston

Associate Professor of French and Chair, Department of Arts, Languages, and Philosophy

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Susan Murray

Professor and Chair, Psychological Science

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Dev Niyogi

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

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Kathryn Northcut

Professor, English and Technical Communication

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Daniel B. Oerther

Professor, Environmental Health Engineering

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Monday Okoronkwo

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

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Eun Soo Park

Associate Professor, Economics

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Jorge Porcel

Associate Professor, Arts, Languages, and Philosophy

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Dan Reardon

Associate Professor, English

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David Samson

Assistant Professor, Arts, Languages & Philosophy

Research interests

Music (Wind Symphony & Marching Band)

Rachel Schneider

Assistant Teaching Professor, English and Technical Communication

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Jeffrey Schramm

Associate Professor, History and Political Science

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Daniel Shank

Associate Professor, Psychological Science

Research Interests

 Social Psychology, Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Agents, Groups/Teams, Impressions, Interactions, Morality, Emotions

Ting Shen

Assistant Professor, Psychological Science

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Kathleen Sheppard

Associate Professor, History and Political Science

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Robin Verble

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

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Dave Westenberg

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

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David Wright

Associate Professor, English and Technical Communication

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Guirong (Grace) Yan

Assistant Professor, Structural Engineering

Research Interests

 Resilient infrastructure systems in multi-hazard environments, structural health monitoring,  structural damage detection, wireless sensor networks.

 

Yishu Zhou

Assistant Professor, Economics

Research Interests

 

Environmental and Energy Economics, Policy Studies

Staff

Debrina Weber

Administrative Assistant IV