A full listing of staff and individuals affiliated with the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and the Houston Education Research Consortium, including leadership, advisory board members, staff members and affiliated researchers.

Leadership

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William Fulton

  • Director, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
  • Research Oversight Committee, Urban Data Platform
713-348-2698
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Stephen L. Klineberg

  • Founding Director, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
  • Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Rice University
713-348-3484
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Ruth N. López Turley

  • Director, Houston Education Research Consortium
  • Associate Director, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
  • Professor of Sociology, Rice University
  • Founder, National Network of Education Research-Practice Partnerships
  • Kinder Fellow
713-348-5713
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John Bradshaw Jr.

  • Director of Development, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
713-348-8068
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Rose Rougeau

  • Director of Communication, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
713-348-4133
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Kyle Shelton

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Director of Strategic Partnerships, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
713-348-3683
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Hilary Toma

  • Director of Administration and University Partnerships, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
713-348-3716
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Jie Wu

  • Director of Research Management, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
  • Research Oversight Committee, Urban Data Platform
713-348-3856
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Team

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Sandra Alvear

  • Research Analyst, Houston Education Research Consortium
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Nehemiah Ankoor

  • Junior Research Analyst
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Paula Arce-Trigatti

  • Director, National Network of Education Research-Practice Partnerships
713-348-4937
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Arania Archoleka

  • Department Coordinator, Houston Education Research Consortium
713-348-2532
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Terri Arellano

  • Associate Director of Administration, Houston Education Research Consortium
713-348-4237
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Erin Baumgartner

  • Research Scientist, Houston Education Research Consortium
713-348-4007
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Christopher Bertaut

  • Development Coordinator, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
713-348-8318
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Leah Binkovitz

  • Senior Editor, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
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Raul Casarez

  • Graduate Student, Houston Education Research Consortium
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Wendie N. Choudary

  • Research Fellow, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
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Irina Chukhray

  • Research Analyst, Houston Education Research Consortium
  • • Houston Site Program Manager (Study on Social and Emotional Skills with OECD)
713-348-2802
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Joanna Cortez

  • Business Systems Analyst, Houston Education Research Consortium
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Margaret de Sosa

  • Executive Assistant to the Director, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
713-348-8049
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Horace Duffy

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Houston Education Research Consortium
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Shauna Dunn

  • Program and Student Engagement Manager, Houston Education Research Consortium
713-348-2802
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Lisa Emmite-Baker

  • Institute Administrator, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
713-348-5362
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Bryan Evans

  • GIS Developer, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
713-348-8216
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Allan Farrell

  • Graduate Student, Houston Education Research Consortium
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Holly Heard

  • Associate Director of Research Operations, Houston Education Research Consortium
713-348-3415
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Brian Holzman

  • Research Scientist, Houston Education Research Consortium
713-348-2984
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Sarah Hua

  • Communication Specialist, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
713-348-2018
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Kanchanah Kannathass

  • Data Manager, Houston Education Research Consortium
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Matthew Krause

  • GIS Analyst, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
713-348-5144
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Hien Le

  • Business Systems Analyst, Children's Environmental Health Initiative
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Heather Leighton

  • Web and Social Media Editor, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
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DongMei Li

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Houston Education Research Consortium
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Ruiyang Li

  • GIS Analyst, Children's Environmental Health Initiative
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Jie Min

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Houston Education Research Consortium
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Jodi S. Moon

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Houston Education Research Consortium
713-348-4007
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Dian Nostikasari

  • Senior Research Fellow, Development‚ Transportation and Placemaking, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
713-348-4471
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Claire Osgood

  • Data Manager, Children's Environmental Health Initiative
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John Park

  • Research Fellow, Development, Transportation and Placemaking, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
713-348-8127
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Daniel J. Potter

  • Associate Director Regional Research, Houston Education Research Consortium
713-348-2512
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Maya Reine

  • Assistant Director, Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning, Rice University
713-348-5550
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Esmeralda Sanchez Salazar

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Houston Education Research Consortium
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Nina Spitzley

  • Program Administrator, National Network of Education Research-Practice Partnerships
713-348-3264
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Heather Willrich Stern

  • Grants Writer, Houston Education Research Consortium
713-348-4308
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Carla Stevens

  • Associate Director for HISD, Houston Education Research Consortium
  • Assistant Superintendent, Houston Independent School District Research & Accountability
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Kori J. Stroub

  • Research Scientist, Houston Education Research Consortium
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Joshua Tootoo

  • Director of Training and Geospatial Services, Children's Environmental Health Initiative
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Carlos Villegas

  • Staff Researcher, Urban and Metropolitan Governance
713-348-8061
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Katie Wang

  • Program Coordinator, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
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Ellen Whitehead

  • Community Bridges Instructor, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
713-348-3837
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Evan Wildstein

  • Associate Director of Development, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
713-348-4171
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Ming Yin

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Houston Education Research Consortium
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Mingming Zhang

  • Research Analyst, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
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Kinder Institute Advisory Board

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Rich Kinder

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Chair
  • Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Kinder Morgan
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Nancy G. Kinder

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board President
  • President, Kinder Foundation
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Eric O. Anyah

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member
  • Chief Financial Officer, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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Thomas G. Bacon

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member
  • Founding Partner, Lionstone Investments
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Ann Barnes

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member
  • Houston Community Data Connections Steering Committee Member
  • Chief Medical Officer, Legacy Community Health Services
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Anne S. Chao

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member
  • Rice University School of Humanities
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C. Hastings Johnson

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member
  • Vice Chairman, Hines
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George Levan

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member
  • Chairman and CEO, Levan Group
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Allen J. Matusow

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member
  • William Gains Twyman Professor Emeritus of History, Rice University, and Academic Affairs Director, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy
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John Mingé

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member
  • Chairman and President, BP America, Inc.
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Armando Perez

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member
  • Senior Vice President, HEB Houston
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Scott Prochazka

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, CenterPoint Energy
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Y. Ping Sun

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Ex-Officio Member
  • Representative, Rice University
  • Of Counsel, YetterColeman LLP
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Algenita Scott Davis

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member Emerita
  • Government and Community Affairs Officer, Central Houston, Inc.
  • Visiting Professor, Jesse H. Jones School of Business at Texas Southern University
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Robert M. Eury

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member Emeritus
  • President, Central Houston, Inc.
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Steven Kean

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member Emeritus
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Kinder Morgan
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Patrick C. Oxford

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member Emeritus
  • Chairman, Bracewell LLP
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Herman L. Stude

  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member Emeritus
  • Former President, The Brown Foundation, Inc.
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Faculty Advisory Committee

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David Alexander

  • Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Rice University
  • Director of Rice Space Institute
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Leonardo Dueñas-Osorio

  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rice University
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Farès El-Dahdah

  • Professor, Humanities, Rice University
  • Director of the Humanities Research Center, Rice University
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James R. Elliott

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Chair, Faculty Advisory Committee, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
  • Professor of Sociology, Rice University
  • Co-Director, Social Analytics Cluster, Center for Energy & Environmental Research in the Human Sciences (CENHS), Rice University
  • Steering Committee Member, CENHS, Rice University
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Richard Lavenda

  • Professor, Composition & Theory, Shepherd School of Music, Rice University
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Douglas A. Schuler

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Associate Professor of Business and Public Policy, Rice University
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Moshe Y. Vardi

  • Karen Ostrum George Distinguished Service Professor, Computer Engineering, Rice University
  • Director of Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology, Rice University
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Sarah Whiting

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Dean of Architecture, William Ward Watkin Professor of Architecture, Rice University
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Houston Education Research Consortium Advisory Board

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Rafael Alvarez

  • Houston Education Research Consortium Advisory Board Member
  • Founder and CEO, Genesys Works
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Cynthia Clay Briggs

  • Houston Education Research Consortium Advisory Board Member
  • Executive Director, Communities in Schools
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Stuart Buck

  • Houston Education Research Consortium Advisory Board Member
  • Vice President of Research, Laura and John Arnold Foundation
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Doug Foshee

  • Houston Education Research Consortium Advisory Board Member
  • Chairman, President and CEO, Sallyport Investments, LLC
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Grenita Lathan

  • Houston Education Research Consortium Advisory Board Member
  • Chief Academic Officer, Houston Independent School District
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Scott McClelland

  • Houston Education Research Consortium Advisory Board Member
  • President, HEB Food & Drug
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Josh McGee

  • Houston Education Research Consortium Advisory Board Member
  • Senior Vice President, Laura and John Arnold Foundation
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Anne Papakonstantinou

  • Houston Education Research Consortium Advisory Board Member
  • Director, Rice University School Mathematics Project
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Samuel Sarabia

  • Houston Education Research Consortium Advisory Board Member
  • Deputy Superintendent, Houston Independent School District
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Roland Smith

  • Houston Education Research Consortium Advisory Board Member
  • Associate Provost, Rice University

Affiliated Researchers

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Daniel Bowen

  • Houston Education Research Consortium Research Affiliate
  • Assistant Professor, College of Education and Human Development, Texas A&M University
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Dominic Boyer

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Professor of Anthropology, Rice University
  • Director, Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences
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Jenifer Bratter

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director of Sociology, Rice University
  • Director, Program for the Study of Ethnicity, Race and Culture
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Samuel Brody

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Professor of Marine Sciences, Texas A&M University at Galveston
  • Director, Center for Texas Beaches and Shores
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Tony N. Brown

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Professor of Sociology, Rice University
  • Associate Director, Kinder Institute’s Urban Health Program
  • Founding Director, Racism and Racial Experiences (RARE) Workgroup
713-348-3242
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Kwangyul Choi

  • Kinder Scholar
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Metropolitan Growth and Change, University of Calgary
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Elena Craft

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Senior Health Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund
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Flávio Cunha

  • Houston Education Research Consortium Research Affiliate
  • Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Rice University
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Justin Denney

  • Kinder Fellow
  • William Julius Wilson Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Washington State University
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Casey Durand

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Assistant Professor, University of Texas School of Public Health
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James R. Elliott

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Chair, Faculty Advisory Committee, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
  • Professor of Sociology, Rice University
  • Co-Director, Social Analytics Cluster, Center for Energy & Environmental Research in the Human Sciences (CENHS), Rice University
  • Steering Committee Member, CENHS, Rice University
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Michael Emerson

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Provost and Professor of Sociology and Urban Studies, North Park University
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Katherine B. Ensor

Katherine Bennett Ensor

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Professor of Statistics, Rice University
  • Director, Center for Computational Finance and Economic Systems
  • Director, Kinder Institute Urban Data Platform
  • Research Oversight Committee, Kinder Institute Urban Data Platform
713-348-4132
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Matthew Festa

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Professor of Law, South Texas College of Law Houston
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Rudy Guerra

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Houston Education Research Consortium Research Affiliate
  • Professor of Statistics, Rice University
  • Assistant Director, Kinder Institute Urban Data Platform
  • Research Oversight Committee, Kinder Institute Urban Data Platform
713-348-4132
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Chris Hakkenberg

  • Kinder Scholar
  • Rice Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Statistics, Rice University
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Junia Howell

  • Kinder Scholar
  • Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Pittsburgh
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Yujie Hu

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Assistant Professor, School of Geosciences, University of South Florida
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Mark Jones

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Professor of Political Science and Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies, Rice University
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Rachel Kimbro

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Founding Director, Urban Health Program
  • Professor of Sociology, Rice University
713-348-4265
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Elizabeth Korver-Glenn

  • Kinder Scholar
  • Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of New Mexico
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Jeffrey Lowe

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy, Texas Southern University
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Melissa Marschall

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Director, Local Elections in America Project
  • Professor of Political Science, Rice University
713-348-4132
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Anthony B. Pinn

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and Professor of Religion, Rice University
  • Founding Director, Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning, Rice University
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Albert Pope

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Gus Sessions Wortham Professor of Architecture, Rice University
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Loren Raun

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Chief Environmental Science Officer, Interim Bureau Chief, Bureau of Community and Children's Environmental Health, Houston Health Department
  • Assistant Professor of Statistics, Rice University
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Douglas A. Schuler

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Associate Professor of Business and Public Policy, Rice University
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Yehuda Sharim

  • Kinder Scholar
  • Assistant Professor, University of California, Merced
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Dara Shifrer

  • Houston Education Research Consortium Research Affiliate
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Portland State University
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David Diego Torres

  • Houston Education Research Consortium Research Affiliate
  • Research Specialist, Department of Research and Accountability, Houston Independent School District

Jessica N. Vasan

  • Houston Education Research Consortium Research Affiliate
  • Manager Research and Accountability Department, Houston Independent School District
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Sarah Whiting

  • Kinder Fellow
  • Dean of Architecture, William Ward Watkin Professor of Architecture, Rice University
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Travis Young

  • Kinder Scholar
  • Ph.D. Candidate, Departments of Geography and Demography, The Pennsylvania State University
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Kevin T. Smiley

  • Kinder Scholar
  • Assistant Professor of Sociology, State University of New York at Buffalo
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