Faculty

Colleen Sweeney, Ph.D.

  • Professor
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
  • UC Davis School of Medicine
  • UC Davis
Dr. Sweeney is a Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine at UC Davis School of Medicine. Her research focuses on basic and translational breast cancer research and she is also an experienced and award-winning medical educator.

Lisa Soederberg M. Miller, Ph.D.

  • Professor
  • Human Ecology
  • UC Davis
Dr. Miller is a Professor of Psychology in the Department of Human Ecology and the Director of the Adult Development Lab. Her research focuses on understanding the cognitive and motivational processes underlying health behaviors and the role of technology in supporting healthy lifestyles, particularly in later life.

Suad Joseph, Ph.D.

  • Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
  • Department of Anthropology
  • UC Davis
Suad Joseph is a scholar of Middle East gender and family studies. Her research has focused on the relationships between religion and politics, family and the state, gender and citizenship, children and rights, and culturally specific notions of selfhood.

Debbie Niemeier, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • College of Engineering
  • Institute of Transportation and Studies
Deb Niemeier's research focuses on developing highly accurate, accessible processes and emissions modeling and urban models that can be used in the public and private sector.