Beth Serlin

Professor of Screenwriting, School of Film and Television · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Short and Feature Film Writing Adaptation Writing for Production

Lauren Beverung, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Lauren Beverung holds degrees in developmental psychology and human development & family sciences.

Research Methods Grief and Bereavement Child Development Psychology Parent-Child Relationships and Parenting

Elizabeth Olson

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in medical and environmental anthropology, ethnobotany, and Indigenous medicinal plants

Rural Humanitarian Aid in Guatemala Traditional Healing Systems Sustainable Development Public Health Medicinal Plants

G. Michael Stathis

Professor of Political Science · Southern Utah University

Specializing in political science, international relations, and media portrayal of Islamic religion

Theories of International Relations Islamic State Fourth Gulf War International Conflict American Government

Bryan Koenig

Assistant Professor of Psychology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in social neurosciences and evolutionary psychology in social relationships

Social Relationships Statistics Social Psychology Research Methods Moral Psychology

Jon Smith

Professor of Communication · Southern Utah University

Specializing in public land issues, television news, and documentary film production

Teaching Media Theory Teaching Communication Theory Broadcast Journalism Environmental Communications Public Land Issues

Douglas Bennett

Assistant Professor of Political Science / Provost Faculty Fellow · Southern Utah University

Dr. Bennett joined SUU after a successful career in D.C., specializing foreign commerce, trade, and product liability

Crisis Management for Corporations North American Free Trade Agreement Third Party Liability Insurance Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy U.S. Politics

Kyle William Bishop

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in British Gothic literature, film and television studies, cinematic adaptation, and pop culture

Video Games Visual Literacy Saxophone American Studies Music

Kevin Stein

Director MAPC Program/Professor of Communication · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the rhetoric of attack, apology, and responses to apology as well as political campaign communication.

Antapologia Strategies Political Campaign Messages Film Rhetoric of Defense Apologia

Garrett Strosser

Associate Professor of Psychology / Chair of Psychology Department · Southern Utah University

Specializing in empirical social psychology research, stigma against mentally ill, and dark triad traits

Cognitive Psychology Culture and Cognition Dark Triad Traits Ethics Forensic Psychology

Michelle Orihel

Associate Professor of History · Southern Utah University

Specializing in history lessons in pop culture, gender history in the United States, and the English revolution

Women in U.S. History Women in Colonial America Gender History in the United States Political Associations Journalism History

Ravi Roy

Associate Professor of Political Science · Southern Utah University

Specializing in neoliberalism, political education programs, and the Deming system of profound knowledge

Political Associations Political Education Pograms Deming System of Profound Knowledge Leadership Public Policy

Mary Anne Trasciatti

Director of Labor Studies; Professor of Rhetoric and Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Trasciatti is the Director of Labor Studies. She also studies the role of public protest in social advocacy and building community.

Persuasion Women's Studies Public Space and Public Expression Triangle Shirt Factory Fire Public Protest

Tomeka Robinson

Professor of Rhetoric & Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Robinson is an expert on effective public debate as well as health communication. She directs Hofstra's award-winning forensics team.

Public/Social Advocacy Rhetoric Health Communications Argumentation and Debate Intercultural Communication

Robert Leonard

Director, Forensic Linguistics Program · Hofstra University

Robert Leonard is best known for his work in forensic linguistics, the application of linguistic theory to the analysis of language evidence

1960s rock n roll Linguistics and Threat Assessment Language and the Law Forensic Linguistics Woodstock music festival

Paula M. Uruburu

Professor of English · Hofstra University

Professor Uruburu researches the Gothic and the Grotesque, the Gilded Age, and film history (genre, auteur, adaptation).

Zombies Evelyn Nesbit Horror films Gender Studies Film History

Manisha Sinha, Ph.D.

Draper Chair in American History · University of Connecticut

Dr. Sinha is an expert in Civil War and Reconstruction

Feminism Abolition Slavery

Supriyo Bandyopadhyay, Ph.D.

Commonwealth Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bandyopadhyay has authored and co-authored over 400 research publications

Self-assembly of Regimented Nanostructure Arrays Spintronics Quantum Devices Hot Carrier Transport in Nanostructures Nanoelectronics

Fr. Michael Tang

Professor of Art & Art History · Loyola Marymount University

Studio Arts Faculty

Studio Arts Watercolors Drawing Painting Installation Art

Xuefei Ren

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in the politics of urban development, globalization, social change, art and cultural industries

International architecture China Urban Development