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Experts Directory & Speakers Bureau

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This directory provides information about faculty and staff members who are willing to lecture and/or serve as media resources on topics of their expertise. With questions, please contact the public relations office at (540) 375-2242.

A list near the bottom of each expert profile indicates if the person is open to requests from the media and/or community groups and on what topics they are willing to speak.

 

Art

Arts education Gordon Marsh
European Art of the 18th and 19th Centuries James Hargrove
Visual arts Cynthia Atkins

Biology

Embryology Chris Lassiter

Business

Effective Coalition Chad Morris
Employee Free Choice Act Bayard Harris
Human Resource Management Bayard Harris
Labor Relations Bayard Harris
Meeting Management Chad Morris

Campus Safety

Campus Safety Tom Turner

Careers

Adults returning to school Toni McLawhorn
Job search process Toni McLawhorn
Networking Toni McLawhorn

Education

Arts education Gordon Marsh
Christian higher education Bob Benne
Classroom management Katie Elmore
Critical thinking and problem solving Michael Maina
Differentiated instruction Tim Reynolds
Effective teaching methods Michael Maina
Elementary pedagogy Katie Elmore
First-year student engagement Katie Elmore
International education Tim Reynolds
Physical education Michael Maina
School reform Tim Reynolds
Service learning Katie Elmore
Social justice in schools Katie Elmore
Teacher professional development Tim Reynolds
Technology in learning environments Gary Whitt
Women in science Rama Balasubramanian

English/Literature

Contemporary poetry, fiction, film Bob Schultz
Literature Mary Crockett Hill, Cynthia Atkins
Poetry Mary Crockett Hill, Cynthia Atkins
Renaissance poetry and literature Katherine Hoffman
Shakespeare Katherine Hoffman

Health and Human Performance

Aerobic exercise and training Cynthia Edmunds
Class design Cynthia Edmunds
Exercise as medicine Elizabeth Holbrook
Fitness and nutrition Michael Maina
Fitness assessment Cynthia Edmunds
Food and culture Chad Morris
Group exercise Cynthia Edmunds
Health-related physical fitness Cynthia Edmunds
Martial arts John Lynch
Obesity Chad Morris
Oral health campaigns Chad Morris
Personal safety John Lynch
Physical activity to increase life span Elizabeth Holbrook
Smoking cessation Chad Morris
Strength training Michael Maina
Visual impairments Elizabeth Holbrook
Wellness Cynthia Edmunds

Health Care

Health inequities Chad Morris
Immigrant health care access Chad Morris
Public health promotion Chad Morris

History

German history Rob Willingham
Holocaust Rob Willingham
Middle East Rob Willingham
Queen Elizabeth I Katherine Hoffman
South African history Jesse Bucher

International Relations

Democracy and Democratization Andreea Mihalache-O'Keef
Developing Country Politics Andreea Mihalache-O'Keef
East & Southeast Asian politics Howard Warshawsky
Environmental Policy Howard Warshawsky
European Politics Howard Warshawsky
Foreign Aid Andreea Mihalache-O'Keef
Human Security Andreea Mihalache-O'Keef
International organizations Howard Warshawsky
Political Violence Andreea Mihalache-O'Keef
Politics of Multinational Corporations Andreea Mihalache-O'Keef
Sri Lanka Katherine Hoffman
US foreign policy Howard Warshawsky
South African politics Jesse Bucher

Mathematics

Chaos theory and fractals Roland Minton
Mathematics of golf Roland Minton
Sports ranking system Roland Minton

Media/Popular Culture

Contemporary film Bob Schultz
Food and culture Chad Morris
Movies and meaning Bob Benne
Music and psychology Chris Buchholz
Popular music Gordon Marsh

Medicine

Public health promotion Chad Morris

Music

Classical music Gordon Marsh
Popular music Gordon Marsh
World music Gordon Marsh

Peace Studies

Peace studies Katie Elmore

Philosophy

Philosophy Brent Adkins

Physics

Nanotechnology Rama Balasubramanian
Physics research Rama Balasubramanian

Political Science

African politics/democratization Joshua Rubongoya
Death penalty Todd Peppers
Democracy and Democratization Andreea Mihalache-O'Keef
Developing Country Politics Andreea Mihalache-O'Keef
East & Southeast Asian politics Howard Warshawsky
Environmental policy Howard Warshawsky
European politics Howard Warshawsky
Foreign Aid Andreea Mihalache-O'Keef
German politics Rob Willingham
Gun control Harry Wilson
Human Security Andreea Mihalache-O'Keef
International organizations Howard Warshawsky
Law clerks Todd Peppers
Political Violence Andreea Mihalache-O'Keef
Politics of Multinational Corporations Andreea Mihalache-O'Keef
Public opinion Harry Wilson
Supreme Court Todd Peppers
US foreign policy Howard Warshawsky
Voting behavior and elections Harry Wilson

Psychology

Child development Denise Greene
Cross-cultural psychology Chris Buchholz
Evolutionary psychology Chris Buchholz
Family Cynthia Atkins
Impact of technology Denise Greene
Memory Denise Greene
Mental illness and the artistic temperament Cynthia Atkins
Music and psychology Chris Buchholz
Persuasion, conformity, obedience Chris Buchholz
Personality traits Chris Buchholz
Prejudice and stereotyping Chris Buchholz
Self-concept Chris Buchholz
Self-esteem Chris Buchholz
Social cognition Chris Buchholz
Social interaction Chris Buchholz

Religion

Christian ethics Bob Benne
Christian higher education Bob Benne
Christian sexual ethics Bob Benne
Early Judaism Aaron Sherwood
Hebrew Bible Aaron Sherwood
Movies and meaning Bob Benne
New Testament Aaron Sherwood
Social and cultural interpretation Bob Benne

Russian

Russian Rob Willingham

Sociology

Community development Chad Morris
Effective coalition Chad Morris
Food and culture Chad Morris
Global culture Chad Morris
Meeting management Chad Morris
Public health promotion Chad Morris

Sports

Mathematics of golf Roland Minton
Sports ranking system Roland Minton

Technology

Technology in learning environments Gary Whitt
Costume construction Jennifer Ruhland
Specialty makeup Jennifer Ruhland
Stage design Jennifer Ruhland
Theatrical costume design Jennifer Ruhland

Theology

Theology of Luther and Lutheranism Bob Benne
Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr Bob Benne