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Stetson University Experts

A Guide to News Sources

Looking for an expert to provide commentary for your article? Please call or email us. We will be happy to help!

Janie Graziani
jgraziani@stetson.edu
386-822-7214
386-717-5836

Cory Lancaster
clancaster@stetson.edu
386-822-7215

Some of the topics that Stetson University spokespersons can provide expertise on include

Academia/Higher Education

  • Paying for college
  • Renewal of the Higher Education Act
  • Faculty excellence
  • University leadership
  • Diversity
  • Economic issues
  • Cost-value comparison
  • Selecting a university that is the right fit

Arts

Also see the Music category

  • Arts advocacy
  • Graphic novels
  • Comics
  • Poetry and poetics
  • History of the arts (foreign and domestic)
  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Movies filmed at Stetson
  • Digital arts
  • Computer music
  • Chaucer
  • Tolstoy
  • Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • Medieval literature
  • Renaissance literature
  • Russian literature

Athletics

Business

  • Big Data
  • Social Media research
  • Economics
  • Statistics
  • Accounting
  • Family business
  • Small business
  • Marketing
  • Ethics
  • Securities regulation
  • Taxes

Computers

  • Security
  • Encryption
  • Music
  • Computer modeling
  • Computers in physics education

Education

  • Primary/Secondary
  • Bullying
  • Poverty/homelessness
  • Education reform
  • Literacy
  • Single-gender classrooms
  • Safety v. privacy in higher education
  • Homeschooling
  • Sociology of education

Entrepreneurship

  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Starting a business

Finance

  • Investing
  • Retirement savings
  • Roland George Investments Program
  • Personal finance

Health

  • Sociology of health and aging

History

  • American
  • Russian/Asian politics/culture
  • Nazi Germany and World War II
  • Women
  • Gender
  • Slavery in the classical world
  • Early Christianity

Journalism/Communication

  • Reality Television
  • Media
  • First Amendment/Media law
  • Blogging
  • Social media

International Business

  • Export/import
  • Customs law
  • International trade
  • World Trade Organization
  • Cross-cultural management

Law/Legal issues

Money

  • Personal finance
  • Investing
  • Retirement
  • Taxes

Music

  • Opera
  • Voice/Voice spectrography
  • Orchestra
  • Choir/Chorale
  • Composition
  • Digital music
  • Chamber
  • Classical
  • History
  • Musical acoustics

Politics

  • Public policy
  • Foreign affairs/policy
  • National/state races
  • Campaign culture
  • Science and religion in politics
  • Environment
  • War
  • Race relations
  • Elections and voting behavior
  • Federal constitutional law
  • Campaign finance
  • Latin American politics
  • Russian and Central Asian politics 

Pop Culture

  • Video games and violence
  • Social psychology
  • Gender issues
  • American culture/values
  • Reality television
  • Media
  • Social media
  • Blogging
  • Bullying
  • Game theory
  • Gender studies

Poverty/Homelessness

  • Children and education
  • Economics

Public Health

  • Bio-/Health statistics (including bayesian biostatistics)
  • Aging/gerontology
  • Chronic disease epidemiology
  • Clinical trials
  • Community preparedness
  • Community program planning & evaluation
  • Emergency management
  • Evidence synthesis & systematic reviews
  • Global health
  • Health behavior theories (particularly applied to physical activity)
  • Health communication
  • Health education and promotion
  • Health outcomes research
  • Health and the built environment
  • Health and wellness
  • Mental health
  • Nutrition sciences (including food security and food and nutrition in the media)
  • Physical activity’s role in public health
  • Scholarship of teaching & learning in health
  • Social epidemiology
  • Web-based/ICT interventions
  • Women’s health

Psychology

  • Psychometrics
  • Motivation
  • Learning
  • Job stress
  • Video game violence

Religion

  • Ethics of mortality
  • Bible
  • Trends
  • Human rights
  • Contemporary spirituality
  • Religion and science
  • New religious movements
  • Military chaplains
  • Women in the ministry
  • Hebrew scriptures
  • Apocalyptic literature and ideas
  • Sports and religion
  • Early Christianity
  • Formation of Christian doctrine
  • Interpretation of scripture (theological hermeneutics)

Science

  • 3D printing technology
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education and outreach
  • Geographic information systems
  • Urban agriculture

Animals/birds/insects to Zoology

  • Reptile and amphibian issues in Florida
  • Whales in captivity
  • Catfish research
  • Exotic species
  • Threatened and endangered species
  • Birds and insect identification and behavior

Biology

  • Microorganisms and their effects in human environments
  • Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Cancer cell destruction
  • Pre-medical issues
  • Taste and smell sensation pathways
  • Effect of toxins on animal development
  • Evolution of plant characteristics
  • Molecular biology
  • Reptile, amphibian, bird, fish, and insect biology
  • Neurobiology
  • Developmental biology
  • Cancer biology

Chemistry

  • Atmospheric chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical (STEM) education and outreach
  • Computational chemistry
  • Drug discovery
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Green chemistry
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Nanotechnology
  • Natural product chemistry
  • Polymers
  • Quantum chemistry

Climate

  • Sea level rise
  • Ecosystem movement and change
  • Greenhouse gas accounting
  • Climate adaptation

Ecology

  • Sandhill ecosystem and longleaf pine habitat restoration
  • Phylogeography
  • Terrestrial ecology
  • Aquatic ecology
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Molecular ecology
  • Island ecology
  • Phytoremediation
  • Floating plant ecology
  • Aquatic plant management
  • Shoreline ecology

Energy

  • Biofuels
  • Bio-refineries
  • Carbon capture technologies
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Bioenergy

Exercise Science/Physiology

  • Exercise physiology/performance
  • Integrative medicine
  • Lactate studies (transport and distribution in animals and humans; relationship of anaerobic capacity to peak blood lactate and implications of peak blood lactate to fatigue)
  • Muscle physiology
  • Physical activity/exercise on cognitive function
  • Physiological basis of physical inactivity in older and other populations
  • Physiological & biomechanical effects of running shoe design
  • Oral creatine monohydrate on cognitive function in women
  • Oxidative stress and dietary intervention in high-risk populations (smokers, hypercholesterolemic, obese, inactive) and implications for disease prevention

Physics

  • Electron diffraction
  • Atomic and molecular spectroscopy
  • Magnetism
  • Vibrational holography
  • Computer modeling
  • Musical acoustics

Social Issues

  • Bullying
  • Sexual harassment
  • Violence
  • Civil rights
  • Sociology of health and aging
  • Poverty/homelessness

Sports

  • Sport business
  • Sport marketing
  • Religion in sports
  • Baseball history and culture

Technology

  • Big Data
  • Social Media
  • Computer modeling

Water

  • Freshwater issues in Florida and the U.S.
  • Environmental science
  • Wetlands
  • Marine biology
  • Catfish research
  • Whales in captivity