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Sheldon Ekland-Olson

Rapoport Centennial Professor

Department of Sociology

UT Austin

When teaching, I aim to help students think carefully. Careful thinking comes from engagement, discovery and a sense of importance. Engaging students, encouraging discovery and imparting a sense of importance form the foundation of all that I do when teaching.