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Faculty experts at St. Mary's College of Maryland are available to speak to the news media about a variety of topics ranging from finance and economics to literature and the arts. Members of the media wishing to interview St. Mary's College faculty may speak to the experts directly. If you do not find the specific topic you are looking for and need further assistance, please contact the college's media specialist at (240) 895-3073 or at ajstanfield@smcm.edu.

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Adler, Charles



Areas of expertise:

  • Physics in general ·
  • Atomic physics ·
  • Physics teaching and assessment ·
  • Optics, particularly light and color in the atmosphere and nature ·
  • Science in science fiction and fantasy ·
  • History of Physics
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Arnett, Katy



Areas of expertise:

  • Inclusive teaching practices for students who need additional support or challenge in the classroom and/or who are learning English as a second language ·
  • Differentiated instruction ·
  • Second language education for newcomers and heritage language speakers ·
  • Students learning second/additional languages who have atypical learning needs (i.e., special education needs) ·
  • Differences in Canadian and U.S. educational policies/systems ·
  • Assessment in second language development
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Cognard-Black, Jennifer



Areas of expertise:

  • Food Literature ·
  • Food Studies/Food Sustainability ·
  • Women and Gender Studies/Feminism ·
  • Women Writers ·
  • Sexual Assault and Harassment ·
  • Victorian Literature and Culture ·
  • Victorian Monsters and Monstrosity ·
  • Victorian Visuality ·
  • American Short Fiction ·
  • Fiction Writing
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Cohen, Kenneth



Areas of expertise:

  • History of Sport and Entertainment ·
  • The Politics and Business of Sport Today ·
  • Maryland History ·
  • The Era of the American Revolution ·
  • Museums and Public History
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Dowla, Asif



Areas of expertise:

  • Global poverty ·
  • Climate change adaptation in poor countries ·
  • Microfinance ·
  • Microinsurance ·
  • Grameen Bank ·
  • Financial inclusion
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Eberly, Todd



Areas of expertise:

  • American national politics ·
  • Voting behavior ·
  • Party polarization
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Emerson, Kevin



Areas of expertise:

  • Disease Vector ·
  • Climate Change ·
  • Evolutionary Biology ·
  • Genetics ·
  • Genomics
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Froom, David



Areas of expertise:

  • Arts and Education ·
  • Arts and Society ·
  • New classical music in the United States ·
  • Classical music/ Classical music in society ·
  • Music composition/Composers in Society ·
  • The State of the Arts
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Glidden, Lariane M.



Areas of expertise:

  • Early intervention ·
  • Adoption/Foster Care ·
  • Down syndrome ·
  • Autism ·
  • Special Education/Inclusion ·
  • Disabilities ·
  • Parenting ·
  • Well-being ·
  • Special Olympics
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Grossman, Joshua



Areas of expertise:

  • Atomic physics ·
  • Laser cooling & trapping of atoms ·
  • Atomic spectroscopy ·
  • Precision measurements ·
  • Quantum information ·
  • Physics education research
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Kung, David



Areas of expertise:

  • Diversity ·
  • STEM/ Social justice retention of students from underrepresented groups in STEM fields ·
  • Math and Music ·
  • Math for Social Justice
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Mirabile, Scott



Areas of expertise:

  • Parenting ·
  • Child-rearing ·
  • Child mental health/ Child development ·
  • Behavior problems ·
  • Social and emotional development/ Social competence
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Reinig, Mandy



Areas of expertise:

  • Social media ·
  • Study abroad/ International Education ·
  • Immigration ·
  • Visas (study abroad and J-1 and F-1) ·
  • Scholarships ·
  • Health and safety ·
  • Risk management and crisis management ·
  • Diversity
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Von Kellenbach, Katharina



Areas of expertise:

  • Interreligious dialogue ·
  • Interfaith relations ·
  • Religious pluralism ·
  • Reconciliation ·
  • Trauma/ Memory and atrocity ·
  • Women and religion/ Equality of women/ Abortion/ Reproductive rights/ Reproductive rights in different religions ·
  • Gender relations ·
  • Ecology and religion ·
  • Religion and violence/Non-violence and peace ·
  • Effect of immigration on religious pluralism ·
  • Separation of church and state/ Bible and politics ·
  • Creationism ·
  • Climate change ·
  • Health and healing, death and dying in various religions

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