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

Bitcoin

Victor Benjamin
Assistant Professor, W. P. Carey School of Business
EXPERTISE: Cybersecurity, Computational Linguistics, Machine Learning

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
Q&A: ASU professor explores Catalonia-Spain feud

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
Q&A: How can research support the new DOD National Defense Strategy?
Got a Minute? Nadya Bliss on Geeks

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
Q&A: Combating cyberattacks though intelligence-gathering

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
Nadya Bliss on Women in STEM

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
Q&A: Combating cyberattacks though intelligence-gathering

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
Q&A: FCC Net Neutrality Vote

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

Flu Season

Matthew Scotch
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, College of Health Solutions
EXPERTISE: Public health and viruses
Q&A: Why is this year's flu season so bad?

Health Solutions

Carol Johnston
Professor and Associate Director, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion
EXPERTISE: Diabetes, Nutrition, Obesity
Q&A: Gluten-free Diets Q&A

Christopher Berger
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion
EXPERTISE: Healthy air travel, travel fitness, weight training, weight management

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
Q&A: Single-payer Health Care
Q&A: Expiring CHIP Progam Q&A
Got a Minute? Swapna Reedy on Inequity

History

Calvin Schermerhorn
Professor, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
EXPERTISE: 19th Century U.S. History
Q&A: Why Arizona opts out of daylight saving time

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

Journalism

Leonard Downie Jr.
Professor, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
EXPERTISE: Investigative journalism
Q&A: 'The Post' hits close to home for ASU journalism professor

Law

Andrew Gordon
Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
EXPERTISE: National Security and Foreign Relations
Q&A: 
'Guantanamo was a huge mistake,' says ASU law professor and former Homeland Security counsel

Betsy Grey
Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
EXPERTISE: Neuroscience law

Kaiponanea Matsumura
Associate Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
EXPERTISE: Family law

Troy Rule
Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
EXPERTISE:  Property, Secured Transactions and Energy Law & Policy

Rhett Larson
Associate Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
EXPERTISE: property law, administrative law, and environmental and natural resource law

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

Robert Clinton
Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
EXPERTISE: Native American Law

Robert Miller
Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
EXPERTISE: Native American Law

Erik Luna
Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor 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, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
EXPERTISE: Sports law, contracts, NCAA

Diana Bowman
Associate Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
EXPERTISE: Emerging technology and public health

Lithium Ion Batteries

Candace Chan
Associate Professor, School of Engineering of Matter, Transport & Energy
EXPERTISE: Electrochemical energy storage, lithium-ion batteries, photocatalytic processes, solar-to-fuel photoelectrochemistry
Q&A: Lithium ion battery demand grows despite overheating danger, travel limits

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 Apologies 

Dawn Gilpin
Associate Professor, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
EXPERTISE: Public relations and communication theory
Q&A: How celebrity 'fauxpologies' can backfire with audiences

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
Q&A: ASU events show Martin Luther King Jr.'s contemporary relevance

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

Self-Driving Cars

Mahmud Farooque
Clinical Associate Professor, Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes; Faculty, School for the Future of Innovation in Society
EXPERTISE: Science and Innovation Policy

Thaddeus R. Miller
Assistant Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society; Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
EXPERTISE: Technology policy and infrastructure design

Andrew D. Maynard
Director, Risk Innovation Lab; Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society
EXPERTISE: Technology risks
Q&A: The future of self-driving cars

Nancy Cooke
Professor and Program Chair, Human Systems Engineering; Science Director, Cognitive Engineering Research Institute
EXPERTISE: How humans and autonomous vehicles co-exist

Ashraf Gafar
Director, Human-Computer Intelligence Lab; Assistant Professor, Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering
EXPERTISE:  Technology trends and vulnerabilities

Subbarao Kambhampatti
Professor, School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering; President, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence
EXPERTISE: Applications of artifical intelligence, including autonomous vehicles

Christopher Jones
Assistant professor, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies
EXPERTISE: History of energy, technology, and environment

Clark Miller
Associate Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society
EXPERTISE: Global environmental governance and the environment of human security and insecurity 

David King
Assistant professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
EXPERTISE: Urban planning, transportation planning and policy

Lina Karam
Professor, School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering
EXPERTISE: Image and video processing, compression, and transmission, computer vision, visual quality assessment, human visual perception, multidimensional signal processing, digital filtering, source coding, and bio-medical imaging

Aviral Shrivastava
Associate Professor, School of Computing Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering
EXPERTISE: Compilers and micro architectures for embedded systems, including techniques for power, performance reliability, temperature and code size improvement

Dan Bliss
Associate Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
EXPERTISE: Innovative system design based on information theory, estimation theory, and statistical signal processing for wireless communications

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
Giant Magella Telescope Q&A

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
Q&A: What the SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch means for the future of space travel

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