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?

David Franklin Ayers

Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations
EdD North Carolina State University
(336) 256-1368,

  • Higher education and Society
  • The U.S. Community College
  • College and University Governance
  • Curriculum and Program Planning

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

Nora J. Bird

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

  • Libraries
  • Digital Libraries

Anne Brady

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology
Ph.D. 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

Micheline Chalhoub-Deville

Professor, Educational Research Methodology
PhD The Ohio State University
(336) 334-3472,

  • Foreign Language Testing & Assessment
  • NCLB and ELL testing, Title III
  • Articulation Between Schools & Universities
  • University admission tests

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

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
Ph.D. 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 ad collaborative scholarship
PhD University of Chicago
(336) 334-5762,

  • Religion and digital media (new media)
  • Hinduism and Buddhism
  • interdisciplinary scholarship

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

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

Todd Lewis

Associate Professor, Counseling & Educational Development
PhD Kent State University
(336) 334-3422,

  • Substance Use Issues Among College Students
  • Theoretical Models of Behavior
  • Adlerian Theory
  • Research Design & Methodology
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Diagnosis using the DSM-V and Treatment Planning

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

Adjunct Professor, Public Health Education
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

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)

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

Elizabeth Van Horn

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

  • Recovery from Traumatic Injury
  • Family Integrity Promotion
  • 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