Experts A-Z

Accounting

Philip Reckers
Director, School of Accountancy, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Tax auditing

Donald Frost
Lecturer, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Federal Income Tax

Agribusiness

Mark Manfredo
Professor and Director of the Morrison School of Agribusiness, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Price forecasting, agribusiness risk management

Astronauts

Scott Parazynski
Professor, Biological and Health Systems Engineering
EXPERTISE: Medical device innovation, telemedicine & remote medical care, human factors engineering

Biotechnology

Rose Krajmalnik-Brown
Associate Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering
EXPERTISE: Bioenergy and human health

Border Wall

Barzin Mobasher
Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
EXPERTISE: Development of new construction materials and processes for their manufacture, analysis, and design

Breast Cancer Awareness

Josh LaBaer
Executive director, ASU Biodesign Institute
EXPERTISE: Discovery and validation of biomarkers which can provide early warning for those at risk of major illnesses, such as cancer and diabetes

Karen Anderson
Associate professor, ASU Biodesign Institute
EXPERTISE: Understanding how immune response can be used to detect and alter cancer development

Stephen Johnston
Professor, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Life Sciences; director, ASU Biodesign Institute Center for Innovations in Medicine
EXPERTISE: Innovative solutions to fundamental problems in biomedicine, including cancer eradication through the development of a universal cancer vaccine

Catalonia-Spain Feud

Jeffrey Kassing
Professor, School of Social Behavioral Sciences
EXPERTISE: Organizational democracy
Catalonia's quest for independence Q&A

Charter Schools

Jeanne Powers
Associate Professor, Mary Lou Fulton Teacher’s College
EXPERTISE: School choice, accountability policies, school finance litigation and school segregation

Children’s Literature

Frank Serafini
Professor, Mary Lou Fulton Teacher’s College
EXPERTISE: Elementary education, literacy, writing
Got a Minute? Frank Serafini on Teaching

Climate Change

Nadya Bliss
Director, ASU’s Global Security Initiative
EXPERTISE: National security challenges of climate change

Michael Hanemann
Professor, School of Sustainability; Director, Center for Environmental Economics and Sustainability Policy
EXPERTISE: The economics of climate change, consumer attitudes toward rising prices of natural resources

Nancy Selover
Research Professor, School of Geographical Sciene & Urban Planning, ASU Wrigley Institute
EXPERTISE: Climate and daylight savings time

Communication

Vincent Waldron
Professor, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
EXPERTISE: communication and work relationships, forgiveness processes, communication and aging

Computer Hacking

Partha Dasgupta
Associate Professor, School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems
EXPERTISE: Computer security and operating systems

Corrections

John Hepburn
Professor, School of Criminology & Criminal Justice
EXPERTISE: Contemporary issues of corrections

Cultural Policy

Steven Tepper
Dean & Professor, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
EXPERTISE: Creative workers, community impact, art and democracy
Got a Minute? Steven Tepper on Creativity

Cyberbullying

Deborah Hall
Assistant Professor, School of Social Behavior Sciences
EXPERTISE: How people respond to perceived norms within social groups, how social identities can shape the way people perceive and interact with others

Cyber Security

Kim Jones
Director of Cybersecurity Education Consortium
EXPERTISE:  Information security in strategy, governance & compliance, and executive leadership

Nadya Bliss
Director, ASU Global Security Initiative; professor of practice, Fulton Schools of Engineering
EXPERTISE: The complexity of global security challenges, diversity in cybersecurity, app user privacy issues, security issues related to climate change
Got a Minute? Nadya Bliss on Geeks

Jamie Winterton
Director of strategy, ASU Global Security Initiative
EXPERTISE: Defense and security research, consumer data breaches, data privacy, cybersecurity broadly, and defense

Adam Doupé
Assistant professor, Fulton Schools of Engineering; associate director, Center for Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics
EXPERTISE: Automated vulnerability analysis, web security, mobile security, network security and hacking competitions

Paulo Shakarian
Professor, Fulton Schools of Engineering
EXPERTISE: Cybersecurity, social network analysis, and artificial intelligence

Heather Ross
Clinical assistant professor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation and School for the Future of Innovation in Society
EXPERTISE: Cybersecurity issues in healthcare and health technologies

Yan Shoshitaishvili
Assistant professor, Fulton Schools of Engineering
EXPERTISE: Cyber autonomy, including program and binary analysis, vulnerability detection, automatic exploitation, and automatic program defense 

Diabetes

Karen Sweazea
Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences
EXPERTISE:  Complications that can arise in diseases associated with being overweight or having high blood sugar levels.

Dogs

Clive Wynne
Professor, Psychology
EXPERTISE: Human-dog interaction, sniffer dogs, shelter dog welfare, cognition
Got a Minute? Clive Wynne on Dogs

Economics

Dennis Hoffman
Professor, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Unemployment rates, national income, inflation, international trade

Jose Mendez
Professor, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Trade with Mexico, International trade

Environmental Security

Rolf Halden
Director, Biodesign Center for Environmental Security
EXPERTISE: Determining where mass-produced chemicals wind up, their impact on health, and how to remove them from contaminated water resources

Evolutionary Biology

Melissa A. Wilson Sayres
Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences
EXPERTISE: Sex chromosome evolution and sex-biased mutation

Film and Media

Kevin Sandler
Professor, Director of Internships in the Film and Media Studies Program
EXPERTISE: The contemporary U. S. media business, with a particular focus on censorship, convergence, and animation

Finance

Hendrik Bessembinder
Professor, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: The design and regulation of financial markets, including stock, foreign exchange, fixed income, futures, and energy markets

Lee McPheters
Director, JPMorgan Chase Economic Outlook Center
EXPERTISE: Economic forecasts for Arizona and Western states, jobs, unemployment and stimulus money

Mark Stapp
Executive Director, Masters of Real Estate Development
EXPERTISE: Real Estate, Corporate real estate development, recession, senior housing

Health Solutions

Swapna Reddy
Clinical Assistant Professor, School for the Science Health Care Delivery
EXPERTISE: how law and policy can be utilized as tools to improve health outcomes, reduce health disparities and inequities
Single-payer health care Q&A
Got a Minute? Swapna Reedy on Inequity

Immigration

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

Saskias Casanova
Associate Professor, School of Transborder Studies
EXPERTISE: Latino/indigenous immigrants and DACA 

Francisco Lara-Valencia
Associate Professor, School of Transborder Studies Policy
EXPERTISE: Planning along the border and issues related to drug cartels and immigration

Information Systems

Kevin Hong
Assistant Professor, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Online platforms, social media, outsourcing

Infrastructure

Ram Pendyala
Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
EXPERTISE: Analysis of public transportation systems including bus and rail technologies

Law

Betsy Grey
Professor, College of Law
EXPERTISE: Neuroscience law

Kaiponanea Matsumura
Associate Professor, College of Law
EXPERTISE: Family law

Troy Rule
Professor, College of Law
EXPERTISE:  Property, Secured Transactions and Energy Law & Policy

Rhett Larson
Associate Professor, College of Law
EXPERTISE: property law, administrative law, and environmental and natural resource law

Karen Bradshaw
Associate Professor, College of Law
EXPERTISE: - Natural Resources, Wildfires, Forestry, Endangered Species, Mining Law, Environmental and Natural Resource Law

Robert Clinton
Professor, College of Law
EXPERTISE: Native American Law

Robert Miller
Professor, College of Law
EXPERTISE: Native American Law

Erik Luna
Professor, College of Law
EXPERTISE: Policing, court proceedings, bail system, court fines, capital punishment, prosecutors, comparative criminal justice, death penalty, 2nd and 4th amendment

Glenn Wong
Professor, College of Law
EXPERTISE: Sports law, contracts, NCAA

Diana Bowman
Associate Professor, College of Law
EXPERTISE: Emerging technology and public health

Management

Peter Hom
Professor, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Employee turnover

Christime Shropshire
Associate Professor, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Corporate Governance, CEOs, boards of directors, stakeholder management

Marketing

Mary Jo Bitner
Professor, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Customer service

Jonathan Ketcham
Research Professor, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Health care economics, pharmaceuticals, insurance markets

Kirk Kristofferson
Assistant Professor, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Consumer behavior

Michael Mokwa
Professor, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Sporting event financial impacts, Sports Business Decision Making

Christopher Lee
Assistant Professor of Marketing, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Sports marketing

Adriana Samper
Assistant Professor of Marketing, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Consumer behavior, health and risk perceptions

Meteorites

Laurence Garvie,
Research Professor, Earth and Space Exploration
EXPERTISE: The physical and chemical processes of meteorites that shaped our Solar System

Monuments

Mark Tebeau
Professor, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
EXPERTISE: Urban, public, and digital history

Monsoon

Nancy Selover
Arizona State Climatologist
EXPERTISE: Urban climate and the evaporation rates of urban lakes
Monsoon Q&A

Natural Disasters

Dr. Cheryl Schmidt
Clinical Professor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation 
EXPERTISE: Disaster preparedness, emergency response by health care providers

North Korea

Daniel Rothenberg
Co-Director, Center on the Future of War; Professor of Practice, School of Politics and Global Studies
EXPERTISE: War, politics, law and human rights

Nuclear Energy Issues

Jennifer Richter
Assistant Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society
EXPERTISE: Energy justice, specifically in relation to nuclear waste, renewable energy production, and the cultural, political, and environmental issues that come with energy transitions

Online Education

Philip Regier
University Dean of Education Initiatives; CEO for EdPlus (Online Education); Office of the University Provost
EXPERTISE: Arizona State University’s expansion into online learning and the university’s leadership role in education innovation

Opioid Crisis

James Hodge
Professor, Sandra Day O’ Conner College of Law
EXPERTISE: Health Law and Policy, Public Health, Human Rights, Information Privacy
Opioid Crisis Q&A

Paleontology

Jay Kelly
Researcher, Institute of Human Origins
EXPERTISE: Ape evolution and primate life-history evolution

William Kimbel
Professor, School of human Evolution and Social Change
EXPERTISE: Field, laboratory and theoretical research in paleoanthropology, with a primary focus on Plio-Pleistocene hominid evolution in Africa

Paris Accord

Sonja Klinsky
Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability; Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
EXPERTISE: Dilemmas inherent to addressing complex sustainability public policy issues, how climate change policy is developed and perceived globally

Daniel Bodansky
Professor, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Expertise: Global climate change whose teaching and research focus on international environmental law and public international law

Parks and Recreation

Megha Budruk
Associate Professor, School of Community Resources & Development
EXPERTISE: Natural resource management, visitor impacts, sustainable cities and communities

Performance

Liz Lerman
Professor, School of Film, Dance and Theatre
EXPETISE: Dance, movement, performance in social contexts, healthy aging
Got a Minute: Liz Lerman on Kindness

Physics

Paul Davies
Regents Professor of Physics
EXPERTISE: Biological and soft matter physics, cosmology, particle, astrophysics
Got a Minute? Paul Davies on Aliens

Lawrence Krauss
Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration
EXPERTISE: Cosmology, particle, astrophysics, science and religion
Got a Minute? Lawrence Krauss on the Universe

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

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

Politics on the Football Field 

Brett Kurland
Professor, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
EXPERTISE: Sports in multimedia
Q&A on the NFL's recent conflict

Political Science

Paul Carrese
Director, ASU School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership
EXPERTISE: Politics
Got a Minute? Paul Carrese on Civility

Psyche Mission

David Williams
Associate Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration
EXPERTISE: Volcanology and planetary geology

Psychology

Aaron Krasnow
Associate Vice President/Director, ASU Health Services & ASU Counseling Services
EXPERTISE: Depression, anxiety, suicide prevention and mental health promotion, health psychology, and organizational consultation

Suniya Luthar
Professor, Department of Psychology
EXPERTISE: Vulnerability and resilience among various populations including youth in poverty, children in families affected by mental illness, and teens in upper-middle class families

Lani Shiota
Associate Professor, Associate Professor
EXPERTISE: Human emotions and relationships
Got a Minute: Lani Shiota on the Sublime

Public Policy

Thom Reilly
Director, the Morrison Institute for Public Policy, Professor, School of Public Affairs
EXPERTISE: Administration and government public policy and social welfare

Race

Matthew Delmont
Director & Professor, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
EXPERTISE: History, Civil Rights, African American studies, school segregation
Got a Minute? Matthew Delmont on Racism

Matthew Desmond
ASU Alumnus; Sociologist; Associate Professor, Social Sciences at Harvard University.
EXPERTISE: Urban sociology, poverty, race and social theory

Neal Lester
Professor, English
EXPERTISE: race and recent violence

Refugees

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

Robotics

Thomas Sugar
Professor, the Polytechnic School
EXPERTISE: Mobile robot navigation and wearable robotics for gait assistance

Russian Hacking

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

Jamie Winterton
Director, Strategic research initiatives, Global Security Initiative
EXPERTISE: Cybersecurity
Got a Minute? Jamie Winterton on the Internet

Sleep

Shawn Youngstedt,
Professor, Nursing and Health Innovation
EXPERTISE: How sleep impacts the daily life of humans

Social Media

Dan Gillmor
Professor, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
EXPERTISE: Digital media literacy and entrepreneurship journalism

Sound and Music

Garth Paine
Assistant Professor, School of Arts Media and Engineering
EXPERTISE: Sound installation, interactive performance, music composition
Got a Minute? Garth Paine on Listening

Space Discovery

Lindy Elkins-Tanton
Director, School of Earth and Space Exploration
EXPERTISE: The formation of terrestrial planets, and the relationships between Earth and life on Earth

Mark Robinson
Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration
EXPERTISE: The origin and evolution of planetary crusts, including volcanism, tectonism, and regolith development

Jim Bell 
Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration
EXPERTISE: Solar system, planets, commercial space exploration

STEM

Kimberly Scott 
Executive director of the ASU Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology; Associate professor in the School of Social Transformation 
EXPERTISE: Programs that help girls build interest and stay interested in STEM fields

Supply Chain Management

Arnold Maltz
Associate Professor, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Logistics, supply chain management

Dale Rogers
Professor, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Logistics, sustainable supply chain management, supply chain finance and secondary markets

Teachers

Carole Basile
Dean, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
EXPERTISE: School and community partnerships focused on design and innovation, and integrated models for student learning

US-China trade

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

Weather

Randall Cerveny
Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
EXPERTISE: Verifying extreme global weather records