Speakers Bureau

Speakers for: About UNCG

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Beth R. Bernhardt

Electronic Resources Librarian, University Libraries
MLIS University of South Carolina
(336) 256-1210, beth_bernhardt@uncg.edu

  • Resources Available at the UNCG University Libraries
  • Business Resources at the UNCG University Libraries
  • NC LIVE Electronic Databases You Can Connect to From Home

Andrew Brod

Senior Research Fellow, Center for Business & Economic Research
PhD University of Minnesota
(336) 707-6439, AndrewBrod@uncg.edu

  • UNCG and the Triad Economy
  • State of the U.S. & N.C. Economies
  • Economic Trends to Watch
  • Economic Myths about Immigration
  • The Good News about High Oil Prices
  • The Economics of Economic-Development Incentives
  • The Global Economy

Nancy Doll

Director, Weatherspoon Art Museum
MA The University of Iowa
(336) 334-5770, nmdoll@uncg.edu

  • Collections & Programs of the Weatherspoon Art Museum
  • Creative Approaches to Economic Development & Quality of Life
  • Contemporary Art - How to Look & Learn

Sarah Dorsey

Director of the Music Library, University Libraries
MLS University of Arizona
(336) 334-5610, sbdorsey@uncg.edu

  • Music Librarianship & Libraries in General
  • Sustainability Film Series - Coordinator and Co-chair of the UNCG Sustainability Committee
  • Archives research - Writing a Biography of Composer Louise Talma (1906-1996)

James Fisher

Professor & Department Head, Theatre
MFA The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 334-4112, ajfisher@uncg.edu

  • Topics Relating to Theater & Drama
  • American Film
  • The UNCG Theatre Program
  • Theatre Censorship

Tim George

Associate Athletics Director for External Operations, Intercollegiate Athletics
BS University of Missouri
(336) 256-1138, tbgeorge@uncg.edu

  • Athletics Department General Overview
  • Branding and Licensing
  • Ticket Sales and Marketing

Keith Phelan Gorman

Head, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries
PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison
(336) 334-3136, k_gorman@uncg.edu

  • Holdings in UNCG Special Collections and University Archives
  • Digital Projects in the UNCG Library
  • Photo History of UNCG
  • The History of UNCG and Greensboro

Daniel J. C. Herr

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

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

Spoma Jovanovic

Professor, Communication Studies
PhD University of Denver
(336) 601-3282, spomajovanovic@uncg.edu

  • University and Community Partnerships for Civic Impact
  • How Our Talk Can Shape a Vision of Hope in the Community
  • Social Capital in Greensboro
  • Community Reconciliation - Possibilities and Obstacles
  • Participatory Budgeting in the U.S.
  • Preemptive Democracy--Citizen Coalitions for Community Change

Beth Ann Koelsch

Curator of the Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project, University Archives
MLS The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(336) 334-5838, bakoelsc@ung.edu

  • Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Histocial Project
  • Women in the U.S. Military
  • Primary Sources (Archival Resources)
  • Using Digitized Primary Source Materials

Stacy Kosciak

Associate Athletic Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
MS High Point University
(336) 334-5649, sbmeadow@uncg.edu

  • UNCG Athletics

Thomas Kwapil

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

  • Research in the College Arts & Sciences

Jerry McGuire

Associate Vice Chancellor for Economic Development, Office of Research & Economic Development
MBA University of Pittsburgh
(336) 256-1298, mcguirej@uncg.edu

  • Economic Development Initiatives at UNCG

Barry Miller

Director of Communications and External Relations, University Libraries
MS The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(336) 256-0112, barry_miller@uncg.edu

  • Edward R. Murrow: The Guilford County Connection
  • The University Libraries at UNCG: A Community Resource

William M. Nelson

Professional Librarian & Cello Music Cataloger, University Libraries
MA University of York, England
(336) 334-5781, wmnelson@uncg.edu

  • The Cello Music Collection at UNCG
  • Cello Celebrations at UNCG
  • The Great Cellists at UNCG: Bernard Greenhouse and Laszlo Varga
  • Great Classical Guitar Collections

Debbie Schallock

Director of Marketing, University Relations
MA The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 334-4042, drschall@uncg.edu

  • Marketing
  • Branding
  • Organizational Communication
  • Strategic Communication
  • Social Media

Janice I Wassel

Director, Gerontology
PhD Pennsylvania State University
(336) 256-1020, jiwassel@uncg.edu

  • The Senior Sandwich: The Increasing Complexity in Later-Life Families
  • Women and Entrepreneurs: A Silver Advantage?
  • Mixing Business and Aging: The UNCG Gerontology Program
  • Demographics: Aging Trends in the Geriatric and Mental Health Population
  • Entrepreneurs: The Boomer Boom
  • Marketing for the Boomer Generation
  • Silver Industries

Dianne H.B. Welsh

Hayes Distinguished Chair in Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism
Director, North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center
PhD University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(336) 256-8648, dhwelsh@uncg.edu

  • Entrepreneurship Growth, Global Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship at UNCG
  • Family Businesses: Their Survival and Success
  • Franchising: 40% of all Retail Trade