Julie Alvarez is a clinical psychologist with specialization in neuropsychology. Professionally, her research interests center on the intersection of emotion and cognition with a focus on attentional and executive functioning. She is a native New Orleanian, Tulane alumna, and loyal Saints fan. She enjoys singing karaoke, going to the movies, and watching “mindless” TV shows (especially “reality talent” shows). She resides in Lakeview with her husband, Tim, and their black Labrador, Jackson. They enjoy running together (Jackson loves running, too!) and an active lifestyle.
Mike Cunningham is a developmental psychologist with professional interests in working with urban teens and tracking their pathways to success. When he is not working he enjoys morning news shows, junk TV, reading autobiographies, and exploring the culture of New Orleans. He especially enjoys eating at local restaurants and getting to know new people.
W T Godbey is a bioengineer who works with gene therapy for cancer treatment. He has a past full of varied experiences, including being a professional musician, a semi-professional cyclist, owning a computer software company, and starting a biotechnology company. He lives on campus with his family, greyhound, and collie
Sanda Beach Groome is a law professor in the A. B. Freeman School of business. She and her family love sporting events and local festivals. They also enjoy trying out new restaurants. Sanda loves walking and/or running with her new Labradoodle in Audubon Park.
Myriam Huet oversees the Public Service Internship Program and International Programs at the Center for Public Service. A cultural anthropologist by training, she has worked primarily in the Caribbean on the Rastafari Movement with focuses on the African Diaspora and transnational identities. She calls New Orleans home and enjoys going to local festivals for the music, the arts, and colorful encounters.
Judith M. Maxwell is a linguist and anthropologist, working primarily in Mesoamerica with Mayan and Uto-Aztecan languages. Currently, she and a group of students are working with the Tunica-Biloxi tribe of Louisiana to revitalize their language, which has been “sleeping” for the past 60 years. She enjoys a variety of sports: racquetball, tennis, volleyball and karate. Cajun, zydeco, and salsa dancing provide other fun calorie-burning activities. She likes light fiction and movies with no redeeming social value. Music is a love, but not an ability.
Geoff Parker is a business school professor who likes to play with technology and think about how science, economics, and policy interact. He is interested in photography and often chooses New Orleans' unique buildings, waterways, and animals as subjects. He spends summers in Boston where he rows and sails on the Charles river.
James MacLaren is a Physicist and Dean at Tulane. He is interested in gadgets, Linux, cool technology in general and watching his three daughters compete in swimming. At same time he also enjoys home brewing, renovating his gracefully aging uptown house (well not always enjoying!) and owning two large great danes, a cat and a small parrot.
Cedric Walker is an engineer interested in a broad range of technologies. He and his family like to explore New Orleans’ neighborhood restaurants, and they make use of their season tickets to the New Orleans Symphony. They spent last summer on their trawler in the Chesapeake. They have two twenty-something sons, and their dogs are a Great Dane and a Shepherd mix, both from the SPCA.
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