Kathleen Jordan

Kathleen Jordan, Clinical Nursing Professor

Funded by a grant from the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing, Jordan is leading research that includes two phases. First, participants will learn from experts during an educational seminar. Presenters include a sexual assault nurse examiner who will discuss the examination of sexually abused children and evidence collection; a social worker will provide instruction about the manner in which to talk with children who have been abused.

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Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson, History Professor

Wilson has done research in the archives of companies that made weapons for World War II and in military and government archives. His search led him to the records of Boeing, Ford, DuPont, the businesses owned by Henry Kaiser and other important war contractors.

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Jefferson Ellinger

Jefferson Ellinger, Associate Professor of Architecture

As a School of Architecture associate professor, Jefferson Ellinger specializes in sustainable design technique. He asks students to think about architecture and buildings in a way that will hopefully advancing the discipline.

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Lori Thomas

Lori Thomas, Associate Professor of Social Work

The innovative “housing-first” approach to homelessness starts with a stable place to live and then assists with other problems. Lori Thomas’ research proves this approach to homelessness is working in Mecklenburg County.

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Tracy Rock

Tracy Rock, Associate Professor of Reading and Elementary Education

Tracy Rock wanted to teach but wasn’t sure that studying education would work for her financially. Then she was accepted into the first class of NC Teaching Fellows, with a scholarship, allowing her to attend UNC Charlotte.

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Pinku Mukherjee

Pinku Mukherjee, Irwin Belk Endowed Professor

“Cancer is 200 different diseases, so no one person will eradicate them all,” says Dr. Mukherjee. “However, several faculty researchers each focused on one disease can attack cancer by working together.”

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