Current Faculty Fellows

Bryan Parkhurst

Bryan Parkhurst

Oberlin College and Conservatory
UT Austin Host: Butler School of Music

Professor Parkhurst’s main intellectual concern is the economic basis of music-making to gain a better understanding of how the historical life-cycles of economic regimes (“modes of production”) influence the way music sounds, the way it is produced and consumed, and the way people think and talk about it.

Casey Pierce

Casey Pierce

University of Michigan
UT Austin Host: School of Information

Professor Pierce’s research examines the changing nature of work as it relates to information technology, policy and knowledge sharing in organizations. Currently, she is studying how telehealth platforms and policies in mental healthcare impact therapists' clinical work and professional identity. This research addresses implications concerning how digital platforms shape new models of patient care.

Michael Schneiders

Michael Schneiders

University of Iowa
UT Austin Host: Department of Biomedical Engineering

Prof. Schnieders research focuses on making fundamental contributions to computational biomolecular engineering, which is used to understand how the protein and nucleic acid building blocks of cells function and interact with drugs.