Experts List

Experts for: Research

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

Rebecka Brasso

Postdoctoral Fellow, Biology
PhD The University of North Carolina at Wilmington

  • Birds, ornithology
  • Ecotoxicology: environmental pollutants, effects of pollutants on wildlife
  • Conducting field research in remote regions (Antarctica)

Denise Cote-Arsenault

Professor & Department Chair, Parent-Child Nursing
PhD University of Rochester
(336) 334-3628,

  • Pregnancy Loss: parental responses to miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death
  • Qualitative Research: being a nurse researcher; skills needed; what I have learned
  • Difficult Pregnancy: particularly with a poor baby diagnosis

Holly A. Downs

Assistant Professor, Educational Research Methodology
PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(336) 334-5882,

  • Evaluation
  • Technology/Digital Tools
  • Qualitative and Mixed Methodologies
  • Research/Evaluation Design

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  • Researchers' Unpublished Experimental Mental Measures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

Patricia Gray

Director, BioMusic Program
DMA University of Cincinnati
(336) 454-8817,

  • Musical Structures in the Wild
  • Musical Abilities of Other Species
  • Theory of Mind and Music Research
  • Innovation in Education: Interdisciplinary Biomusic
  • How Music Supports Bonding and Collaboration

Sat Gupta

Professor, Mathematics & Statistics
PhD Colorado State University
(336) 334-6285,

  • Statistical Issues

Daniel J. C. Herr

Professor & Department Chair, Nanoscience
Director, The JSNN-Gateway Nanomanufacturing Innovation Consortium
PhD University of California, Santa Cruz
(336) 285-2862,

  • Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, and Nanomaterials
  • Sustainable Manufacturing and Nanomanufacturing
  • Advanced Semiconductor Technologies
  • The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering

Julia Jackson-Newsom

Director of Research and Foundation Engagement, Office of Research and Economic Development
PhD Pennsylvania State University
(336) 256-8560,

  • The Value of Research
  • Parent-adolescent Relationships
  • Adolescent Development

Lynda Kellam

Reference and Government Information, University Libraries
MA University of Wisconsin-Madison
(336) 334-5251,

  • Accessing U.S. Government Information
  • US Census 2010 and the American Community Survey
  • Researching the U.S. Congress
  • Finding Demographic and Socioeconomic Data for your Work

Chris Kepley

Associate Professor, Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering
PhD Medical College of Virginia - Virginia Commonwealth University
(336) 285-2865,

  • Nanotechnology
  • Mechanisms of Allergy
  • Immunology Topics
  • Pharmaceutical Applications of Nanomaterials

Thomas Kwapil

Associate Dean for Research, College of Arts & Sciences
Professor, Psychology
PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison
(336) 256-0003,

  • Schizophrenia
  • Research in the College Arts & Sciences

Michael McIntosh

Professor, Nutrition
PhD The University of Georgia
(336) 256-0325,

  • Obesity, Intestinal Microbes, Prebiotics, Inflammation, and Diabetes

Nicholas Oberlies

Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry
PhD Purdue University
(336) 334-5474,

  • Herbal Medicines
  • Natural Products Drug Discovery

Patricia H. Reggio

Professor & Department Chair, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Center for Drug Discovery
PhD The University of New Orleans
(336) 334-5333,

  • Marihuana
  • cannabinoids
  • G protein coupled receptors
  • high performance computing

Scott J. Richter

Associate Professor, Mathematics & Statistics
Director, Statistical Consulting Center
PhD Oklahoma State University
(336) 256-1123,

  • Statistics

Jan Rychtar

Professor, Mathematics & Statistics
PhD University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
(336) 334-5836,

  • Mathematics and its Applications in Real World
  • Mathematical Biology
  • Game Theory
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Research with Undergraduate Students

Christie M. Sayes

RTI International, Joint School of Nanoscince & Nanoengineering
PhD Rice University
(979) 209-9798,

  • Nanotechnology / "Developing a Safe Emerging Technology"
  • Alternatives to Animals in Research / "In Vitro Science for Biomedical (or Health & Safety) Research"
  • Women in Science & Engineering / "What is Your Path?"
  • Toxicology / "The Nuts and Bolts of Toxicological Research"

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

Sandra Shultz

Professor, Kinesiology
PhD University of Virginia
(336) 334-3027,

  • Injuries in Women
  • Effect of Hormones/Menstrual Cycle on Knee Function & Performance
  • Knee Injuries - Specifically ACL Injury
  • Preventing Knee Injuries in Youth Sports

Clifford Smyth

Assistant Professor, Mathematics & Statistics
PhD Rutgers University
(336) 334-5836,

  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Research

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

Amy Vetter

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education & Higher Education
PhD University of Texas at Austin
(336) 334-3437,

  • Teacher Research
  • English Education

Debra Wallace

Professor, Community Practice
Director, Center for the Health of Vulnerable Populations
PhD University of South Carolina
(336) 256-0572,

  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Research Partnerships
  • Elder Care
  • Health Disparities

Kelly Wester

Assistant Professor, Counseling & Educational Development
PhD Kent State University
(336) 334-3430,

  • Self-Injurious Behaviors
  • Research Integrity