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Newswise — The 2016 Summer Olympic Games opening rite is Aug. 5 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, bringing together athletes and spectators from via a world.

Texas Tech University has experts who can plead several aspects of a Games themselves as good as a nation hosting them. Faculty members can pronounce on topics including sports ethics, exercise-induced fatigue, sports history, Brazilian history, meridian and a outcome on athletes, confidence and a widespread of disease.

Sports and exercise
Angela Lumpkin is a highbrow and president of a Department of Kinesiology Sport Management. She can pronounce on sports ethics, intercollegiate athletics, women in sports and sports history. She is a author of 23 books and some-more than 60 publications, and she has delivered over 200 veteran presentations. She warranted her bachelor’s grade in earthy education, her master’s grade in competition administration and doctorate in competition history, and a master’s of business administration.
Lumpkin can be reached during (806) 834-6935 or angela.lumpkin@ttu.edu

Joaquin Gonzales is an partner highbrow in a Department of Kinesiology Sport Management. He can pronounce on exercise-induced fatigue. He is a author of some-more than 25 investigate publications and has been saved by a National Institutes of Health and a American Heart Association. He warranted a bachelor’s grade in kinesiology, his master’s grade in practice and competition sciences, his doctorate in practice scholarship and was a post-doctoral associate in a Noll Laboratory during Penn State University.
Gonzales can be reached during (806) 834-5944 or joaquin.gonzales@ttu.edu

History
Jorge Iber is an associate vanguard in a College of Arts Sciences and a highbrow of history. He can pronounce on sports history. He serves as a member of a editorial house for a International Journal for a History of Sport and as a array editor for a Sports in a American West Series for Texas Tech University Press, and he contributes to a “Sports in American History” blog. He teaches courses in U.S. sports and recreation. His investigate concentration is on a amicable stress of a story of Latinos in U.S. sport. He warranted his bachelor’s grade in business and his doctorate in history.
Iber can be reached during (806) 834-5511 or jorge.iber@ttu.edu

Jeffrey Mosher is an associate highbrow of history. He can pronounce on a story of Brazil. He teaches courses on a story of Brazil, a story of complicated Latin America and a presentation of new nations in Latin America. He has conducted investigate in Rio de Janeiro, Recife and São Paulo. He is a author of “Political Struggle, Ideology and State Building: Pernambuco and a Construction of Brazil, 1817-1850” as good as articles on a domestic story of Brazil. He is now focused on sacrament in contemporary Brazil, scheming an ethnography of a Tibetan Buddhist church in São Paulo. He has perceived appropriation from a Fulbright Commission and a National Science Foundation to control investigate in Brazil. He warranted his bachelor’s grade in philosophy, his master’s in Latin American studies and a doctorate in story with a concentration on Latin America.
Mosher can be reached during (806) 549-4692 or jeffrey.mosher@ttu.edu

Climate
Jennifer Vanos is an partner highbrow of windy science. She can pronounce about a effects of meridian on tellurian health. She was on a Canadian inhabitant group for lane and field, and she competed during a Pan American Games, after that she worked as a lane manager for many years. She specializes in a investigate of tellurian biometeorology and bioclimatology, joining continue and meridian to tellurian health, with a specific concentration on impassioned heat, windy deviation and atmosphere wickedness bearing in civic areas. She co-manages a Texas Tech Atmospheric Science Instrumentation Lab during Reese Technology Center and works in Texas Tech’s Climate Science Center. She is a member of a American Meteorological Society’s Board of Environment and Health and serves as chair of a Students and New Professionals Group for a International Society of Biometeorology. She warranted her bachelor’s grade in environmental scholarship and her doctorate in windy scholarship and finished post-doctoral work with Health Canada’s Environmental Health Science Research Bureau.
Vanos can be reached during (806) 834-3319 or jennifer.vanos@ttu.edu

Katharine Hayhoe is an associate highbrow in a public administration program and executive of a Climate Science Center during Texas Tech, partial of a Department of a Interior’s South-Central Climate Science Center. She can pronounce about meridian science, impacts and solutions.
Her investigate focuses on building and requesting high-resolution meridian projections to weigh a destiny impacts of meridian change on tellurian multitude and a healthy environment. She has served as lead author on pivotal reports for a U.S. Global Change Research Program and a National Academy of Sciences, including a Second and Third U.S. National Climate Assessments. She serves on a University Corporation for Atmospheric Research’s President’s Advisory Committee on University Relations and a National Center for Atmospheric Research’s (NCAR) Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory Advisory Panel, and on a author group for a U.S. Global Change Research Program’s Climate Science Special Report, to be expelled in 2017. She also serves as a systematic confidant to a NCAR Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory, Citizen’s Climate Lobby, a EcoAmerica MomentUS project, a Energy and Enterprise Initiative and a Evangelical Environmental Network. She warranted a bachelor’s grade in production and astronomy and her master’s and doctorate degrees in windy science.
Hayhoe can be reached during (806) 834-8665 or ljames@atmosresearch.com

Security
Col. David J. Lewis, USAF (Retired) is a executive of a strategic studies connoisseur module during Texas Tech. He can pronounce on terrorism, comprehension and security. He was a career troops officer with endless operational and staff knowledge and served as a highbrow of plan during a United States Naval War College. He teaches courses in strategy, intelligence, terrorism, counterinsurgency, inhabitant security, open zone plan and Homeland Security. He founded a Texas Tech Military Veterans Programs and operates a veterans module in Lubbock. He binds a bachelor’s grade in automatic engineering, a master’s of business administration and a master’s grade with eminence in inhabitant confidence and vital studies from a U.S. Naval War College.
Lewis can be reached during (806) 787-9730 or dave.lewis@ttu.edu

Spread of disease
Lisa Gittner is an partner highbrow in a Department of Political Science and has a corner appointment in a Department of Public Health during a Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. She can pronounce on health policy, open health infrastructure and mechanism displaying of disease. Her work models effects of a whole sourroundings including climate, weather, pollution, health caring infrastructure and amicable damage on a expansion of obesity, cardiovascular diseases and bad health outcomes. She also models a early-life expansion patterns and a expansion of diseases in decline that impact later-life health. She warranted her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biochemistry/toxicology and her doctorate in open administration and health policy. She finished post-doctoral work during Case Western Reserve University as a module executive for a National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities grant.
Gittner can be reached during (440) 915-8831 or lisa.gittner@ttu.edu

Steve Presley is a highbrow in a Department of Environmental Toxicology and The Institute of Environmental and Human Health. He can pronounce on environmental threats, biological pathogens and zoonotic diseases. His investigate and training concentration is on a risks, threats and intensity effects of naturally or intentionally introduced biological pathogens into troops and municipal populations and a rural industry. He serves as a investigate coordinator for a Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt Jr. National Program for Countermeasures to Biological and Chemical Threats during Texas Tech. He has finished several aspects of chemical, biological, radiological and environmental-related response and control training and unsentimental experience. His operational and investigate knowledge has focused on a surveillance, impediment and control of biological threats in a environment; privately vector-borne spreading diseases in pleasant and sub-tropical environments. He warranted his bachelor’s grade in animal science, his master’s grade and doctorate in medical/veterinary entomology and a master’s grade from a U.S. Marine Corps University focused on domestic terrorism. He finished a post-doctoral brotherhood during a University of Kentucky and served in a United States Navy as a medical use corps officer.
Presley can be reached during (806) 834-8260 or steve.presley@ttu.edu

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