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News media representatives with questions about the university or seeking an expert on a particular subject can reach us by email: or by phone: 480-965-3502.

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featured expertDavid Androff

Q & A: How rigorous is the US refugee vetting process?

ASU's David Androff is an associate professor in the School of Social Work. He has worked with refugees in Arizona for five years and has written extensively on the topic.

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Find an Expert

To book these experts or others, please call ASU Media Relations at 480-965-3502, or email: ASU has experts available for interview on these current topics:


Leah Sarat
Assistant Professor, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
EXPERTISE: Immigration detention centers, mass incarceration, religion in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands

Lisa Magaña
Associate Professor, School of Transborder Studies
EXPERTISE: immigration, Latino vote

Policing: Use of Force

Scott Decker
Professor, School of Criminology & Criminal Justice
EXPERTISE: Criminal justice policy, gangs, violence, and the offender’s perspective

Michael White
Professor, School of Criminology & Criminal Justice
EXPERTISE: Policing, police use of force, police misconduct, and tech/innovation

Neal Lester
Professor, English
EXPERTISE: race and recent violence

William Terrill
Professor, School of Criminology & Criminal Justice
EXPERTISE: Police behavior, police use of force policies/practice


David Androff
Associate Professor in the School of Social Work
EXPERTISE: refugees, vetting process

Russian Hacking

Mark von Hagen
Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies
EXPERTISE: Russian history, politics, civil-military relations

Jamie Winteron
Director of strategic research initiatives, Global Security Initiative
EXPERTISE: cybersecurity

US-China trade

Mary Teagarden
Professor, Thunderbird School of Management
EXPERTISE: global strategy, US-China relations


Marlene Tromp
Dean, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
EXPERT: Xenophobia's role in politics and policy


ASU in the News

Academic Progress Rates (APR) for all NCAA Division I sports were released Wednesday, and the announcement brought good news for Arizona State University. The Sun Devils set a school record...

May 10, 2017 | ASU overall NCAA Academic Progress Rate rises to record 991 out of 1000

Arizona State University professor Liz Lerman is this year's recipient of the presitgious Jacob's Pillow Dance Award, according to the New York Times. "Since the 1970s, she (Lerman) has built...

April 3, 2017 | Watch the Works of Liz Lerman, Winner of 2017 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award

Bumble bees were fitted with microchip backpacks for an ASU study that reveals division of labor behavior similar to humans'.

February 21, 2017 | Digital Trends