Dr. Demaske’s research focuses on First Amendment law, feminist studies, and free press theory.
Dr. Demaske also runs the UWT-MSU journalism exchange program.
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Dr. Hampson is a political scientist and sociolegal scholar whose research focuses on U.S. public policy related to gender, including work and family policy and Title IX.
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Dr. Miller’s research analyzes how various works by Native American writers—including Mourning Dove, D’arcy McNickle, Louise Erdrich, Leslie Marmon Silko and Sherman Alexie—engage the ways in which federal laws attempt to limit Native American tribal sovereignty. She is also currently writing a book about Puyallup Tribal sovereignty.
Other links for Dr. Miller:
- UW Tacoma feature We Are First Generation
- UW Tacoma news article 2018 Distinguished Teaching, Research, Community Engagement and Service Awards
- UW Tacoma news article Preserving Indigenous Language: Danica Miller and the Lushootseed Language Institute
Dr. Nichols’s research focuses on entertainment policy, specifically within the video game industry
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Dr. Taufen Wessell’s research focuses on planning for sustainable urban development, with two main areas of policy interest: narrative constructions of urban spatial policy, and public access to urban waterways
Other links for Dr. Taufen Wessells:
- UW Tacoma Urban Studies article Anne Wessells faculty co-director for 2017-18 Livable City Year
- Video UW Livable City Year - Connecting Students, Faculty, & Local Jurisdictions
- Video Beyond Urban Branding: The Promise. The Problem. The Potential.
Dr. Yerena’s current and future research interests fall within the domain of affordable housing policy in the U.S. and Latin America, specifically the development of housing policies and locational choice of housing
Other links for Dr. Yerena:
- Profile in Research: Anaid Yerena
- Video Low-Income Housing and Green Building
- Video Anaid Yerena Urban Field Experience
- Video Shaping student perceptions of homelessness: The role of a publicly engaged course