Experts List

Experts for: Education, Higher Ed

Kwasi Amoako-Gyampah

Professor, Information Systems & Supply Chain Management
PhD University of Cincinnati
(336) 334-5739,

  • Outsourcing and offshoring of information technology and manufacturing jobs
  • Preparing students for information technology and manufacturing jobs in the future- what types of skills will be needed
  • Manufacturing and information technology job trends in the Triad
  • Why do so many projects run over budgets and fall behind schedule?

Ali Askerov

Assistant Professor, Peace & Conflict Studies
PhD University of Manitoba
(336) 706-5809,

  • Peace education
  • Russian affairs
  • Turkish affairs
  • Islam

David Franklin Ayers

Associate Professor, Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations
EdD North Carolina State University

  • Community College Mission in a Democratic Society

McRae C (Mac) Banks

Dean, Bryan School of Business & Economics
Virginia Batte Phillips Professor of Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality & Tourism
PhD Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
(336) 334-5338,

  • Current and Future State of Business Education
  • Role of Entrepreneurship in Economic Development
  • Discontinuous Innovation and the Future of Higher Education
  • Educating Students to Become Exceptional Problem Solvers

Ian D. Beatty

Assistant Professor, Physics & Astronomy
PhD University of Massachusetts Amherst
(336) 256-8600,

  • The Use of Electronic "Classroom Response Systems" (a.k.a. "clickers") in K-12 and University Classrooms
  • General Issues of Science Education
  • The role of a bricks-and-mortar university in the age of Wikipedia and online education

James M. Benshoff

Professor, Counseling & Educational Development
PhD American University
(336) 334-3423,

  • Groups & Group Work
  • College Student Development
  • Nontraditional (Adult) College Students
  • Adolescent & Adult Development
  • Career Counseling, Planning, & Management
  • Counseling Adolescents, Adults, & Couples

Joy Bhadury

Professor, Information Systems & Supply Chain Management
PhD University of Texas at Dallas
(336) 334-5666,

  • Logistics and Transportation
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Economic Development Role of Universities
  • Industry-University Collaborations in Teaching and Research

Nora J. Bird

Assistant Professor, Library & Information Studies
PhD Rutgers University
(336) 256-0162,

  • Libraries
  • Digital Libraries

Anne Brady

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology
PhD The University of Georgia
(336) 334-3274,

  • Older Adults and Physical Function
  • Community-Based Exercise Programs
  • Body Composition Changes during the Aging Process
  • Internship Experiences for Undergraduate Students

Stoel Burrowes

Assistant Professor, Interior Architecture
Coleman Fellow, North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center
MA North Carolina State University
(336) 256-0305,

  • Design Education and Theory
  • Furniture Design
  • Chair Construction
  • Drafting and Drawing

Cherry Callahan

Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs
PhD The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 334-5099,

  • Responding to Campus Crises
  • Parent-Adolescent Separation

Roberto E. Campo

Professor, International & Global Studies
Professor, Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
PhD University of Pennsylvania
(336) 334-3311,

  • Internationalizing the campus and our 21st century students
  • Bringing Asian Studies to our students and the greater-Greensboro community
  • French Culture, History, Literature
  • Phi Beta Delta International Scholars Honor Society

Norman Chiu

Assistant Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry
PhD University of Windsor, Canada
(336) 334-3126,

  • Bioanalytical Chemistry
  • Molecular Diagnosis
  • Genomics Science
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Graduate Studies

Clara M. Chu

Professor & Department Chair, Library & Information Studies
PhD University of Western Ontario
(336) 334-3481,

  • Multicultural Library and Information Services and Issues
  • Information Equity
  • Information Seeking and Use
  • Community Informatics

Jacqueline Kayler DeBrew

Clinical Professor, Community Practice Nursing
PhD The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 334-3100,

  • Topics Dealing with Health and Older Adults
  • Community Dwelling for Older Adults
  • Undergraduate Nursing Education

Jessica Delk McCall

Basic Course Director and Lecturer, Communication Studies
PhD The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 334-5297,

  • Presentation Skills for the Business World
  • Experiential Education in the Classroom
  • Relationship Development & Maintenance
  • Group Communication & Team Building
  • Expectations & Preparation for College
  • Communication Education (Pedagogy)

Lisa Eads

Lecturer, Human Development & Family Studies
MAT Salem College
(336) 602-9262,

  • Supporting Children - Building Futures
  • Brain Scans to Lesson Plans - Developmentally Appropriate Higher Education
  • Socially Responsible Education
  • Any topic relating to Early Intervention for Children and Child Poverty

Jim Eddy

Dean, Division of Continual Learning
DEd Pennsylvania State University
(336) 315-7388,

  • Online and Distance Education

Eric Ford

Professor, Management
PhD The University of Alabama at Birmingham
(336) 334-4524,

  • Electronic Health Records: Adoption & Diffusion
  • Health Policy
  • Hospitals & Insurance
  • Healthcare Quality
  • Online Education

Charles P. Gause

Associate Professor, Teacher Education & Higher Education
PhD Miami University
(336) 334-3437,

  • African American and Latino Student Achievement
  • Democratic Education
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Closing the Achievement Gap and Public Schooling

Dora Gicheva

Assistant Professor, Economics
PhD Yale University
(336) 334-4865,

  • Gender Discrimination in the Labor Market
  • Financing of Higher Education
  • Student Loans

Bert Goldman

Professor Emeritus, Teacher Education & Higher Education
EdD University of Virginia
(336) 334-3464,

  • College Student Retention
  • Academic Flexibility
  • Researchers' Unpublished Experimental Mental Measures
  • Standardized Tests: What they measure and their weaknesses
  • Significant findings in research: How do researchers determine this

Joseph L. Graves Jr.

Professor, Nanoengineering
Associate Dean for Research, Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering
PhD Wayne State University
(336) 285-2858,

  • Genomics of Adaptation
  • Biological and Social Concepts of Race -- Health Disparities
  • Nanosafety
  • STEM Education -- Minority Underrepresentation

Gregory Grieve

Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Director, MERGE: a network for interdisciplinary and collaborative scholarship
PhD University of Chicago
(336) 334-5762,

  • Religion and Digital Media (New Media)
  • Hinduism and Buddhism
  • interdisciplinary scholarship
  • Internet and Social media
  • Video Games

Christopher Hodgkins

Professor, English
PhD The University of Chicago
(336) 334-4691,

  • Race and Religion in Colonial Jamestown
  • Why the Bible Matters
  • Teaching the Bible in the Public University
  • Empire & the Religious Imagination
  • The Foodways of the Atlantic World

Spoma Jovanovic

Professor, Communication Studies
PhD University of Denver
(336) 601-3282,

  • Truth and Reconciliation Processes - Applications for Community Settings
  • Community Change Initiatives
  • The Relevance of Higher Education to Sustain our Democracy

Elizabeth Keathley

Associate Professor, Music Studies
Associate Professor, Women's and Gender Studies
PhD Stony Brook University
(336) 334-5911,

  • Women/Gender/Sexuality and Music
  • Music History, Especially Modern (20th Century)
  • Mexican/Mexican-American Popular Music
  • Women/Gender and Education, Especially Higher Education

Terry L. Kennedy

Lecturer, English
Associate Director, MFA Writing Program
MFA The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 334-5459,

  • Entrepreneurship and Independent Press Publishing
  • Graduate Programs in Creative Writing

Arielle Kuperberg

Assistant Professor, Sociology
PhD University of Pennsylvania
(336) 334-9768,

  • Families: Adult Relationships, especially Cohabitation, Marriage, Divorce
  • Gender & Work
  • Population Studies
  • College "Hookups"

Seunghyun Lee

Assistant Professor, Media Studies
Study Abroad Committee, International Programs Center
PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison
(336) 256-8500,

  • Digital media use in the world and across different cultures
  • Digital literacy and education
  • Digital divide, digital inclusion and social inclusion
  • Service-learning with community and civic engagement for refugees and the underserved
  • Online journalism and citizen journalism

Anna Marshall-Baker

Professor & Department Chair, Interior Architecture
PhD Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(336) 334-5320,

  • Interior Design & Interior Architecture
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Green Design
  • Cradle to Cradle Design
  • Sustainability in Higher Education

Jeffrey J. Milroy

Assistant Professor, Public Health Education
Associate Director, Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness
DPH The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 256-8686,

  • Physical Activity Promotion
  • Prevention Science & Intervention Development; Behavioral Change
  • Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs and Athletes
  • College Student Health

Fatih Oguz

Assistant Professor, Library & Information Studies
PhD University of North Texas
(336) 334-4782,

  • Digital Libraries
  • Institutional Repositories

Bruce Pomeroy

Director, Office of Accessibility Resources and Services
MEd Bradley University
(336) 334-5913,

  • The History of Disability Rights, a Civil Rights Movement
  • Disability Services and Support in Higher Education
  • Successful Interaction and Appreciation of Disabilities
  • High School to College Transition for Students with Disabilties

Jeanie Marklin Reynolds

Lecturer, English
PhD The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
(336) 334-3981,

  • Teacher Education
  • The Teaching of Writing
  • Young Adult Literature

Mark Schumacher

Reference Librarian, University Libraries
MLS State University of New York at Buffalo
(336) 334-3215,

  • Librarianship
  • Frisbee (history, ethos, technique)

Terri L. Shelton

Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development
Carol Jenkins Mattocks Distinguished Professor, Psychology
PhD Purdue University
(336) 256-0426,

  • Community and Economic Engagement Efforts at UNCG
  • The role of research in universities
  • Engaging in partnerships that bridge research, policy, and evidence-based practice
  • Capacity building of communities, youth, families, service providers, researchers, and policymakers to ensure the health and well-being of youth, families, and communities
  • Social emotional development of young children
  • Focused deterrence efforts to reduce violence

Duane Simpkins

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach, Intercollegiate Athletics
BA University of Maryland at College Park
(336) 501-0628,

  • The Life of Today's Student/Athlete on College Campuses

Justin Streuli

Director, North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center
MBA University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 908-0178,

  • Early stage startup businesses
  • Teaching entrepreneurship through experiential learning
  • The entrepreneurial community in the Triad

Deborah J. Taub

Professor, Teacher Education & Higher Education
PhD University of Maryland, College Park
(336) 334-3437,

  • College Student Development
  • College Student Transitions
  • College Suicide Prevention
  • College Student Mental Health

Barbara Campbell Thomas

Associate Professor, Art
MFA University of California, Berkeley
(336) 334-5761,

  • Contemporay Art
  • Art Education

Bryan Toney

Associate Vice Chancellor for Economic Development and Corporate Engagement, Office of Research and Economic Development
MS Georgia Institute of Technology
(336) 256-1298,

  • Role of UNCG in regional economic development
  • Growing the regional entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Leveraging international talent from local colleges and universities

Elizabeth Van Horn

Associate Professor, Adult Health Nursing
PhD The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(336) 334-4942,

  • Teaching Undergraduate Nursing Research
  • Evidence-based Practice
  • Teaching with Technology

Bob Wineburg

Professor, Social work
Director of Community Engaged Scholarship, School of Health and Human Sciences
PhD University of Pittsburgh
(336) 708-3435,

  • Faith Based Social Services
  • Town Grown Partnerships
  • Social Entrepeneurism
  • Social Service Program and Organizational Development
  • Grant Writing

David Wyrick

Associate Professor, Public Health Education
PhD The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 334-4501,

  • Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention with High School and College Students and Student-Athletes
  • Prevention of High-Risk Drinking with College Students
  • Protecting and Promoting Health through Entrepreneurship