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Featured Experts

Ithaca College faculty have been featured in respected national media outlets such as the New York Times, the Washington Post and National Public Radio. The faculty members listed below are available to provide their insight or expert commentary on a wide range of topics, from immigration reform and presidential politics to sports and fitness. For further assistance please contact Danica Fisher at dfisher3@ithaca.edu or 607-274-1440.

Biology

 David Gondek

David Gondek

Host-pathogen interactions, new and emerging diseases, cellular and molecular biology

Cinema, Photography & Media Arts

 Patricia Zimmermann

Patricia Zimmermann

Film History, Digital Media, Political Films

Communication Studies

 Stephen Mosher

Stephen Mosher

Sports Ethics and Character Development

Computer Science

 Sharon Ann Stansfield

Sharon Ann Stansfield

Robotics, Occupational Therapy, Autism

Economics

 Elia Kacapyr

Elia Kacapyr

economics, macro economics, the economy and happiness

Environmental Studies

 Jason Hamilton

Jason Hamilton

Sustainability Science and Global Warming

 Sandra Steingraber

Sandra Steingraber

Environmental Links to Cancer and Reproductive Health

 Susan Allen

Susan Allen

Environmental toxicology, endocrine disruption and reproductive success in freshwater fish and pollutant exposure in Arctic subsistence communities

Exercise Science and Athletic Training

 Paul Geisler

Paul Geisler

Sport Performance and Exercise Medicine, Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation in Sports

 Chris Hummel

Chris Hummel

Concussion management, injury rehabilitation and emergency care and management

 Betsy Keller

Betsy Keller

Exercise and Sports Science, Obesity in Children

 Deborah King

Deborah King

Ice Skating and Biomechanics

 Frank Micale

Frank Micale

Fitness and exercise science,pediatric exercise,fitness evaluation and prescription, technique

 Thomas Swensen

Thomas Swensen

Factors that affect human performance, performance boosting nutrients, muscular strength

Finance and International Business

 Jason Muenzen

Jason Muenzen

Financial markets, financial crisis, hedge funds, proprietary trading

Health Promotion & Physical Education

 Srijana Bajracharya

Srijana Bajracharya

Women and Minority Health, HIV in Native Americans

Journalism

 Anthony Adornato

Anthony Adornato

Journalism, social media, language in disability laws, news coverage of disability issues

 Raza Ahmad Rumi

Raza Ahmad Rumi

Terrorism and extremism, radical Islam, Islamophobia, Pakistan-India-Afghanistan relations, human rights, international development, public policy

Marketing

 Alison Shields

Alison Shields

Branding, effects of nostalgia on consumer decision making, social media influence on consumer/brand relationships

Music

 Timothy Johnson

Timothy Johnson

Baseball and Music, Diatonic Theory,Mathematics and Music, Baseball History, Charles Ives

Occupational Therapy

 Julie Dorsey

Julie Dorsey

Ergonomics, accessibility, occupational therapy and sustainability, environmental design

Physics

 Luke Keller

Luke Keller

Infrared Spectrometry, Planet Formation, SOFIA

Politics

 Don Beachler

Don Beachler

Politics, Congress, Elections, and Voter Turn Out

 Naeem Inayatullah

Naeem Inayatullah

Third World Wealth, Poverty, Colonialism, Music and Literature

 Carlos Figueroa

Carlos Figueroa

U.S. citizenship; immigration/border politics; U.S.-Puerto Rico policy; presidential and public leadership; race, religion and working class politics

Psychology

 Nancy Rader

Nancy Rader

Psychology, Child Cognitive Development, Psychological Effects of Hostile Environments

 Cynthia Scheibe

Cynthia Scheibe

Developmental Psychology, Media Literacy, Decoding Media Messages

 Leigh Ann Vaughn

Leigh Ann Vaughn

Motivation and Decision Making

Recreation and Leisure Studies

 Janice Elich Monroe

Janice Elich Monroe

Recreational Therapy

 Linda Heyne

Linda Heyne

Therapeutic Recreation in the Schools and the Community, Americans with Disabilities Act Requirement

Sociology

 Stephen Sweet

Stephen Sweet

Intersections Between Work, Family, and Community

Speech

 Skott Jones

Skott Jones

Autism, child language development/disorders, word learning, bilingual children

Sport Management

 Annemarie Farrell

Annemarie Farrell

Sports, sociology and fan behavior

Sports Media

 Ellen Staurowsky

Ellen Staurowsky

College Athlete Rights, College Sport History and Current Issues, Gender Equity and Title IX in Sport, Hazing and Sexual Abuse in Sport, Misappropriat

Strategic Communication

 Scott Hamula

Scott Hamula

Marketing, Audience and Client Promotions

 Lisa Farman (Barnard)

Lisa Farman (Barnard)

Online behavioral advertising, tailored content, personalization, targeting, use of personal data

Women's and Gender Studies

 Luca Maurer

Luca Maurer

LGBT rights and issues, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability issues and HIV/AIDS