Experts who can offer analysis on the events of 2020 and discuss the issues and trends to watch for in 2021 include:
POLITICS (Georgia runoffs/Congress/Biden Administration): Political science professors Meena Bose, Rosanna Perotti, Richard Himelfarb
US SUPREME COURT: Constitutional law professor James Sample
COVID-19/VACCINES: Public health professors Martine Hackett, Corinne Kyriacou; management professor Kaushik Sengupta on supply chain issues
ECONOMY/JOBS: Economics/labor studies professors Martin Melkonian, Greg DeFreitas
SMALL BUSINESS: Stacey Sikes, executive dean of entrepreneurship and business development,
EDUCATION/K-12: School of Education professors Alan Singer, Rebecca Natow, Roberto Joseph
WEATHER/CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY (US plans to rejoin Paris accord): Jase Bernhardt, assistant professor of geology, environment, and sustainability
MEDIA (post-White House coverage of Trump): Mark Lukasiewicz, dean of the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
Martine Hackett Associate Professor of Health Professions
Dr. Hackett's research focuses on public health and health inequities, particularly in the American suburbs and minority communities.
Meena Bose Professor of Political Science
Dr. Meena Bose is Executive Dean of Hofstra University’s Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs
James Sample Professor of Law
Professor Sample focuses on voting rights and constitutional issues
Kaushik Sengupta Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship / Executive Director, Online MBA Program
Kaushik Sengupta specializes in supply chain management analysis.
Jase Bernhardt Assistant Professor of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability
Dr. Bernhardt has had a lifelong passion for studying weather and climate. His current research focuses hurricane preparedness.
Rosanna Perotti Professor, Department of Political Science
Professor Perotti's expertise is in American politics, including Congress, elections and political parties.