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Michael S Matthews

Professor and AIG Graduate Program Director

Michael S. Matthews, Ph.D. is professor and director of the Academically & Intellectually Gifted graduate programs at the UNC Charlotte. He is co-editor of Gifted Child Quarterly, and recently served on the board of the National Association for Gifted Children. Dr.

Michael Turner

Professor and Chair

Michael G. Turner, Ph.D., is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He received his Ph.D. in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati in 2000. His research interests generally involve understanding how delinquency and victimization evolve over the life course.

Milind Khire

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engr

Milind Khir, Ph.D., is assistant director for Environment & Construction Research at EPIC (Energy Production and Infrastructure Center), and a professor of Geoenvironmental and Environmental Engineering. Khire holds a Ph.D. in civil & environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. After six years of engineering consulting work in the U.S.

Mohsen M. Dorodchi

Teaching Associate Professor

Mohsen Dorodchi, Ph.D., has expertisein software engineering and computer science education research. He researches on software engineering issues including integrating trust in design and development of user-centric and context-aware complex systems, which are adaptable, interoperable, mobile, secure and portable across different platforms.

Rachel L. Austin

Lecturer of Sociology

Rachel Austin has been a lecturer/instructor at a variety of higher education institutions, including a state university, a private four-year college, technical colleges and local community colleges throughout Central and Western North Carolina and the upper Piedmont of South Carolina.

Ralf Thiede

Associate Professor of Linguistics

Ralf Thiede is an associate professor of Linguistics at UNC Charlotte. He joined UNC Charlotte in 1990 after holding brief teaching appointments in Taiwan and Germany. His areas of interest are syntax, history, cognition and linguistics, language acquisition and learning, evolution of language, and English grammar; the language of children's literature; Medieval literature.

Richard D. McAnulty

Associate Professor

Richard McAnulty is a clinical psychologist and associate professor of psychology with over 30 years of experience. His recognized expertise is in sexual deviation, sexual offending, and sexual misconduct. He also has expertise in clinical psychology and psychopathology (mental disorders).