Home » People » Faculty Fellows

Faculty Fellows

FPG Faculty Fellows are UNC-Chapel Hill faculty members who play a vital role in our work. The faculty listed below have a primary appointment in an academic or health affairs department, while also actively and substantially participating in research, evaluation, implementation, or technical assistance projects at FPG. Faculty Fellows are valued and respected members of the FPG community, and they benefit the Institute by fostering innovative and interdisciplinary work and increasing our visibility and impact across campus and beyond.

Harriet Able

Professor, School of Education

Karen Bluth

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Brian Boyd; man wearing blue oxford shirt stands outside while smiling at camera

William C. Friday Distinguished Professor, School of Education

Dara Chan

Assistant Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences

Carol L. Cheatham

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Dorothy Cilenti

Associate Professor, Department of Maternal and Child Health

shauna cooper

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Elizabeth Crais

Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences

Julie Daniels

Professor, Department of Maternal and Child Health and Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health

Woman with shoulder length brown hair in black top stands in open meeting room; Doroty Espelage

William C. Friday Distinguished Professor of Education

Kori Flower

Professor, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

John Gilmore

Thad and Alice Eure Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Simona Goldin

Research Associate Professor, EPIC (Education Policy Initiative at Carolina), Public Policy

Dana Griffin

Associate Professor and Dean's Fellow for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, School of Education

Carolyn T. Halpern

Professor, Department of Maternal and Child Health

Clare Harrop

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences

Eric Hodges

Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Stephen Hooper

Associate Dean and Chair, Department of Allied Health Sciences

Kara Hume

Associate Professor, School of Education

Iheoma Iruka

Research Professor, Department of Public Policy

Research Professor, School of Social Work

Laura Klinger

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Steve Knotek

Associate Professor, School of Education

Paul Lanier

Kuralt Distinguished Associate Professor, School of Social Work

Melissa Lippold

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

Valerie McMillan

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, North Carolina A&T State University

Allison Metz

Professor of the Practice, School of Social Work

Kate Brody Nooner

Full Professor and Graduate Coordinator, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Peter Ornstein

Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Nigel Pierce

Assistant Professor, Department of Education, North Carolina Central University

Joseph Piven

Thomas E. Castelloe Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychiatry

stephanie reszka, fpg faculty fellow, woman with auburn hair wearing orange sleeveless top standing in front of greenery outside

Research Associate, Department of Allied Health Sciences

Samantha Schilling

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Meghan Shanahan

Asstistant Professor, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health

Margaret Sheridan

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health

Rune J. Simeonsson

Professor, School of Education

Jessica Steinbrenner

Associate Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences

Sean Sylvia

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health

Brianne Tomaszewski

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Barbara Wasik

Professor Emeritus, School of Education

Heather Wasser

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition

Linda Watson

Research Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences

Sara Wrenn

Associate Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Bennett College

David Zajac

Professor, School of Dentistry

Bharathi Zvara

Assistant Professor, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health