Centers – Experts directory

Center for Dispute Resolution Education

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

This center combines the fields of law, business, psychology, sociology, political science, health sciences, education and communication in order to develop programs that better address today’s multifaceted issues in resolving disputes. Director: Eva M. Soeka, Associate Professor of Law Phone: (414) 288-5535 Fax: (414) 288-7537 Email: eva.soeka@marquette.edu Website

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Center for Global and Economic Studies

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

The center provides a focal point for addressing the increasing importance of global and economic issues. Activities include a distinguished speaker series on global and economic affairs, public discussions, lectures, and publications on contemporary economic issues. The center’s activities promote faculty research in economics and further the close relationship between the university and the Milwaukee-area […]

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Center for Intelligent Systems, Controls and Signal Processing

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

The mission of the center is to encourage and enhance collaboration between faculty and student researchers involved in intelligent systems, controls and signal processing in the College of Engineering and industry for the purpose of sharing knowledge, working on research problems of common interest, and researching, developing and implementing modern technologies. Activities include: GasDay™, used […]

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Center for Mass Media Research

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

The center conducts research into the roles, uses, processes and effects of mass communication. Most projects concern communication about health, environment and science, especially environmental and health risks. Director: Robert Griffin, professor of journalism Phone: (414) 288-3453 Fax: (414) 288-3099 Email: robert.griffin@marquette.edu

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Center for Peacemaking

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

The Center for Peacemaking, established in 2007, has four primary goals: Support research on the effectiveness of initiatives to prevent violent conflicts and to reconcile communities in the wake of violence; assist in teaching skills for nonviolent conflict resolution and management; locate the practice of nonviolence within the faith development of the community; and identify […]

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Center for Real Estate (CRE)

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

The center, housed in the College of Business Administration, fosters research in predatory lending, credit availability, the effects of tax incremental financing districts and the determinants of retail sales and rents in planned shopping centers, among other topics. Additionally, the CRE focuses on the under graduate experience through the Real Estate Club, site visits, job […]

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Center for Supply Chain Management

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

The center is an industry-university collaborative venture for education, research and information sharing of supply chain management strategies, concepts, business practices and solution systems for manufacturing and service firms in the Midwest. Director: Douglas A. Fisher, adjunct assistant professor of management Fax: (414) 288-5754 Phone: (414) 288-3408 Email: douglas.fisher@marquette.edu

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Center for Teaching and Learning

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

The primary clientele of the center are Marquette faculty and graduate students who intend to have careers in higher education. The center strives to improve teaching and learning by means of both traditional understandings, such as those developed in more than 450 years of Jesuit pedagogy, and more recent insights that come from the cognitive […]

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Center for Transnational Justice

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

The center facilitates greater understanding of the challenges and paths to achieving justice in economic, political and social relations that extend beyond national borders. Director: H. Richard Friman, Eliot Fitch Chair for International Studies and professor of political science Phone: (414) 288-5991 Fax: (414) 288-3360 Email: h.r.friman@marquette.edu Website

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Center for Water Quality

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

The Center’s Goals: Addresses major water quality problems and issues related to both surface waters and groundwaters Conducts water and wastewater analyses Pilot plant studies and research projects Director: Daniel H. Zitomer, associate professor, civil and environmental engineering Phone: (414) 288-5733 Fax: (414) 288-7521 Email: daniel.zitomer@marquette.edu Website

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Integrative Neuroscience Research Center

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

The center promotes the exchange of ideas among Marquette neuroscience research faculty members, thereby increasing opportunities for collaborative research and acquisition of resources. The INRC includes more than 30 faculty members in multiple disciplines. The center sponsors a bi-monthly seminar series, an annual Brain Awareness Week and a summer Neuroanatomical Dissection course which draws practitioners […]

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Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

Acting Director: John Peterson Phone: (414) 288-7035 Email: john.s.peterson@marquette.edu Entrepreneurship at Marquette University encompasses an undergraduate major and minor in the College of Business Administration, a program in social entrepreneurship,  classes in the MBA and EMBA programs, student project experiences both locally and globally, and close ties Marquette’s angel investor network who provide their experience and […]

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Les Aspin Center for Government

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

The center aims to provide a dynamic, rigorous educational experience for Marquette students and others from around the country, and to make a genuine, direct contribution to our nation’s ongoing experiment in representative democracy. Through conferences, symposia, publications and the direct participation of its students, the center provides a unique laboratory for policy examination and […]

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Thermofluid Science and Energy Research Center

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

The center is an organization linking Marquette engineering with industrial communities. The goal of the center is to create more efficient and economical operations of energy conversion systems and heat/mass exchange equipment. Director: Hyunjae Park, research associate professor Phone: (414) 288-6716 Fax: (414) 288-7790 Email: hyunjae.park@marquette.edu

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Transportation Research Center

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

The Transportation Research Center was established to conduct research, perform testing and provide training in the areas of highway maintenance and operations, traffic engineering, highway pavements, materials, and construction. Research is conducted in the following areas: traffic engineering, traffic control devices, traffic safety, highway snow and ice control, highway design, highway materials, highway pavements, concrete […]

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Wisconsin Geriatric Education Center

Marquette Centers

News release, July 27, 2012

The center, administratively housed at Marquette University, is a formal consortium of academic and health care organizations including: Marquette, the University of Wisconsin at Madison, the University of Wisconsin Medical School, UW–Superior, UW–La Crosse, UW Extension, Marshfield Clinic, Aurora Health Care and the Medical College of Wisconsin. The center was formed in 1986 for the […]

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