Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering
Richard Brown is the Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island. His research area is degradation of materials in the marine environment and he currently directs the URI’s Corrosion and Surfaces Laboratory, which investigates degradation of materials and methods to mitigate degradation of materials, such as coatings.
Student Researcher, Political Science
Rachel-Lyn Longo is a recent graduate of the University of Rhode Island and holds a B.A. in Political Science and Psychology. In the future, she plans to continue her research in public policy.
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
Liam C. Malloy is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Rhode Island. His research focuses on behavioral and political economy explanations of the income distribution, mainly in the United States.
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz’s research focuses on public policy, inequality, and political geography. Professor Pearson-Merkowitz’s research has appeared in some of the top political science journals.