Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good in uncommon ways for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources on creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.
Entomologist and Osteopathic Medical Specialist
Expert in forensic entomology—bugs on dead bodies
Aquatic Entomology Disease Ecology Insect-Microbe Interactions Decomposition Ecology and Forensics Molecular Biology Environmental Sciences
Professor of Kinesiology and Epidemiology
Expert on physical fitness, special interest in fitness related to women and pregnancy
Computer applications Exercise and sport physiology Physiological testing
Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
“The Man Who Bottled Evolution”
Experimental Evolution Bacteria Digital Organisms Dynamics of Evolution Microbiology
Professor of Anthropology; curator
An expert in archeology and anthropology research.
Holocene Environments Anthropology Archaeology Human economic adaptation
Assistant Professor, co-director of Writing in Digital Envrionments (WIDE) Research Center
An expert in digital learning and writing environments, including the classroom, workplace, and social networking.
Writing Environments Composition Rhetoric Digital Learning
Professor of African History, Director of Director of Digital History Projects at Matrix
Professor Peter Alegi's research focuses on the relationship between popular culture and politics, especially football.
Popular Culture Politics African History Spectatorship Global Football Digital Scholarship Social Change Qualitative Research Sports
Professor of Criminal Justice
David L. Carter is a professor in the School of Criminal Justice and Director of the Intelligence Program at Michigan State University.
Policing Homicide Investigations Law Enforcement Criminal Justice
Michigan State University Foundation Professor of Plant Biology
Expert in plant genomics, specifically the mint family and potato genomes, and genetically engineered crops
Computational Biology Comparative Genomics Bioinformatics
Professor of Economics
Charles Ballard is a professor of Economics at Michigan State University.
Trade Finance Public Policy Analysis Trade Reform National Economies Wealth Distibution Public Finance Economic Analysis Voting Behavior
Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning, and Technology
Expert on pedagogy in the digital age
Professional and Technical Writing Community Literacy Informal Learning Rhetorical Theory
Industry Experience (2)