Experts on Covid-19 topics.

Free resource for journalists, institutions and industry looking to access expertise covering a broad range of communities and industries impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

Allison Aiello, Ph.D., M.S.

Professor and Social Epidemiology Program Leader · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Allison E. Aiello is a professor of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Coronavirus Epidemiology Infectious Disases Social Epidemiology Influenza Transmission

David Berri

Professor of Economics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in evaluations of players and coaches in sports, gender issues in sports, and competitive balance in sports

Distrubution of Wealth and Power Unpaid Athletes in the NCAA NBA Salary Caps Sports Economics NCAA

Andrew Brandt, JD

Director, Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law | Charles Widger School of Law · Villanova University

Andrew Brandt, J.D. is an expert on all things related to sports law, sports gambling and business of sports, particularly the NFL.

Concussions Labor Law Gambling Sports Business & Related Issues Sports Law

Dimitrios Buhalis

Professor and Leader of eTourism Lab · Bournemouth University

Experienced, dynamic speaker that connects Tourism/Travel - Technology/Social Media and Management and Marketing ss

Etourism Social Media and Strategy Trends Tourism Travel

Ben Chang

Director, Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences (GSAS) & Professor, Arts · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Explores the intersections of virtual environments and experimental gaming with contemporary media art

Digital Games Immersive Visualization Systems Experimental Gaming Electronic Art Virtual Environments

Debbie Corum

Athletic Director · Southern Utah University

Specializing in student athlete success strategies, the history of collegiate athletics, and women athletic administrators

Women in College Athletics Women Coaches in NCAA History of Collegiate Athletics Collegiate Athletics NCAA

Richard H. Dang, PharmD, APh, BCACP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy & Residency Program Director | Chair, CPhA COVID-19 Taskforce · USC School of Pharmacy

Advanced Practice & Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist with expertise in community pharmacy, immunizations, travel health, & COVID19

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Medication Therapy Management Immunizations and Vaccines International Travel Health Health Screenings and Community Health Programs

Briget Eastep

Executive Director of Outdoor Pathways · Southern Utah University

Specializing in public lands, youth engagement, wilderness first aid, conservation youth corps, and recreation impact monitoring.

Stewardship Outdoor Education & Leadership Public Lands Workface Development Partnerships

David Fiorenza

Assistant Professor of Practice in Economics | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

David Fiorenza is an expert in local economic impact, the economics of the hospitality industry and state budgetary negotiations

Business Microeconometrics Urban Development Municipal Finance Public Sector

Kaitlynn Furse

Director, Corporate Communications · CAA Club Group

Media spokesperson and subject matter expert on winter driving, road trips and travel.

Road Trips Strategic Communications Travel and Tourism Winter Driving

Joanne C. Gerstner

Sports Journalist in Residence · Michigan State University

Expert in: Sports multimedia journalism, social media, sports neurology & concussion, youth sports, women in sports & sports media, Title IX

Athletic Culture Title IX Medicine Sports Media Sports Business

Dustin Hahn

Assistant Professor Film, Television and Digital Media · Texas Christian University

Dustin can talk about the impacts of COVID-19 on the sports world on many different levels.

Sports Media Sports Sports Gambling Impacts of COVID-19 on Sports Sports Business

Howard (Shih-Ming) Hu

Professor of Hotel, Resort, Hospitality Management · Southern Utah University

Specializing in international cuisine, hospitality management, and culinary science

Food Service Preparation Techniques International Cuisine Culinary Tourism Culinary Programs Hospitality Management

Bonnie Knutson

Professor of Hospitality Business · Michigan State University

Expert on consumer trends and creative marketing in the hospitality and tourism industries.

Marketing Research Human Decision-Making Consumer Lifestyle Buying Trends Strategic Brand Marketing

Matt Kritz

Senior Associate AD - Athletic Performance · UC San Diego

Kritz led the growth of New Zealand's national strength & conditioning discipline, High Performance New Zealand, from 3 to 36 staff members.

Remote Training In Isolation Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries High Performance Amateur Athletes Athletic Performance High Performance Professional Athletes

Michael Lewis

Professor of Marketing; Faculty Director, Emory Marketing Analytics Center · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

All Things Fandom and Sports Analytics

Revenue Management & Dynamic Pricing Customer Relationship Management Sports Analytics Sports Marketing Fandom

Dave Lunt

Associate Professor of History · Southern Utah University

History expert, specializing in ancient Greece, ancient Greek athletics, and the history of the olympic games

History of Athletics Sports and Religion Sports in Ancient Greece Ancient Greece Sports History

Patricia Mokhtarian

Professor, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Patricia Mokhtarian has specialized in the application of quantitative methods to the study of travel behavior for more than 30 years.

Commuters' Responses to Congestion or to System Disruptions The Need to Travel for Its Own Sake Impacts of Land Use on Travel Impacts of Telecommunication on Travel Multitasking Attitudes and Behavior During Travel

Michael Mower

Executive Director of SUU Aviation / Chief Flight Instructor · Southern Utah University

Specializing in pilot training, advanced and aerobatic helicopter flight, aviation safety, and aerial search and rescue

Aviation Education Helicopter Flight Helicopter Aerobatic Flight FAA Regulations Inadvertent Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IIMC)

Peter Ricci, Ed.D.

Clinical Associate Professor and Director · Florida Atlantic University

Peter Ricci is an expert in food service, lodging, incentive travel, and destination marketing.

Casinos & Gaming Travel and Tourism Hotel Guest Services Hospitality Marketing

Mitchell Schare

Professor of Psychology · Hofstra University

Professor of Psychology and Director of the Phobia & Trauma Clinic

Virtual Reality Exposure to treat PTSD, Fear of Flying, Public Speaking, and Other Phobias Substance Abuse Disorders Psychology Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Anxiety Disorders

Maurice Suckling

Assistant Professor, Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Writer and historian specializing in narrative for video games and board game design.

Game Design & Development Board Games Narrative and Dialogue in Video Games Videogame Design History of Games

John Sweeney, M.Ed.

Distinguished Professor, Head of Advertising Specialization, Director of Sports Communication Program · UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media

A national expert on marketing, advertising and sports marketing, Sweeney has worked with more than 40 national brands.

Branding Sports Business Creative Advertising Sports Journalism Sports

Molly Turner

Lecturer · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert on urban technology

Urban Planning Tourism Policy Economic Development Startups Tech Policy

Kirk Wakefield, B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.

Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. Wakefield is the Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business.

Sports Marketing Sports Branding Sports Psychology Team Sports Marketing Entertainment Marketing

Kari Watkins

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Kari Watkins' research interests revolve around multi-modal transportation planning and the use of technology in transportation.

Complete Streets Design Traveler Information Transportation Planning Smart Cities Sustainable Communities