Faculty & Staff Directory

Sebastian Tello Trillo


Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Economics

Sebastian Tello-Trillo is an economist whose research focuses on health policy in the U.S and Latin America. Most of his research focuses on understanding how policies affect individuals’ health behaviors and economic outcomes. His fields of specialization are in Health Economics and Applied Microeconomics. 

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Larry Terry


Director of the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at UVa and Lecturer of Public Policy

Larry Terry is the Executive Director of the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia. Prior to joining UVa, Terry was the Director of the Urban SERCH Institute at the University of North Texas at Dallas. The Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service exists to inform public policy, deliver public service and develop and inspire public leaders. Faculty and staff at the center participate in the life of the University through joint academic appointments, teaching, research and other service to the mission of the University. 

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Sophie Trawalter


Associate Professor of Public Policy and Psychology

I’m an Associate Professor of Public Policy and Psychology. I study phenomena related to social diversity. Specifically, I examine how people navigate intergroup contact and intergroup contexts. I am especially interested in how people develop competencies and learn to thrive in diverse spaces.

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