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Aaron  Altman

Aaron Altman

Associate Professor; Director, Graduate Aerospace Program

Contact

Email: Aaron Altman

Phone: 937-229-5353

Altman's areas of expertise include unsteady low-speed aerodynamics, unconventional and morphing air vehicle configuration, design, performance and aerodynamics; aerodynamics; and identification of aircraft from their turbulent wakes. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: USA Today, The Columbus Dispatch, UPI, Wired.com, New York Post, Industry Week, KNX-AM (Los Angeles).

Julius A Amin

Julius A Amin

Professor

Contact

Email: Julius A Amin

Phone: 937-229-2848

Amin's area of expertise is African-American history. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: Local media, The (Toledo) Blade.

Vijayan K. Asari

Vijayan K. Asari

Professor; Ohio Research Scholars Chair Wide Area Surveillance; Director, Vision Lab

Contact

Email: Vijayan K. Asari

Phone: 937-229-4504

Asari's areas of expertise include image processing, computer vision, facial recognition software and wide-area surveillance. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: Dayton-area media.

Jack Bauer

Jack Bauer

Associate Professor

Contact

Email: Jack Bauer

Phone: 937-229-2617

Bauer's research examines how people construct meaning in their lives and foster personal growth. He uses philosophy, sociology, neuroscience and world religions to study "What is a good life, and how do we foster it?" He teaches courses in personality and human development. Bauer is an associate editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Research in Personality, and is the co-editor of the book Transcending Self-Interest: Psychological Explorations of the Quiet Ego (2008). The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: Chicago Tribune, Dayton-area media.

Paul J Becker

Paul J Becker

Associate Professor

Contact

Email: Paul J Becker

Phone: 937-229-3014

Becker's expertise includes hate crimes, extremism, corporate crime, environmental crime, exploitation of children, crime in film and on television and exotic animals. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: Spin magazine, Dayton Daily News.

Janet Bednarek
Contact

Email: Janet Bednarek

Phone: 937-229-2824

Bednarek's expertise includes aviation history, especially U.S. airports. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted her: Several outlets nationwide during the 100th anniversary of flight in addition to recent appearances in the Dallas Morning News, MSNBC.com, The Associated Press, The Cincinnati Enquirer, ABC News.com, Newsday, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Baltimore Sun, Voice of America, The Washington Post, The Toronto Star, The Christian Science Monitor, The Record (Bergen County, N.J), Investor's Business Daily, The Gazette (Montreal).

Bob Brecha

Bob Brecha

Professor; Sustainability, Energy and the Environment Initiative Coordinator

Contact

Email: Bob Brecha

Phone: 937-229-2727

Brecha's expertise is in sustainability, energy and the environment. Since 2006, he has spent summers at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Change Research in Germany with economists and scientists investigating a more sustainable world energy system that avoids serious economic consequences while simultaneously reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: Climate Change magazine, Dayton-area media.

Susan  W. Brenner

Susan W. Brenner

Samuel A. McCray Chair in Law

Contact

Email: Susan W. Brenner

Phone: 937-229-2929

Brenner's areas of expertise include criminal law, criminal procedure, cybercrimes and federal grand juries. She has spoken at numerous conferences, including Interpol's International Conference on Cybercrimes, the American Bar Association's National Cybercrime Conference, the Asia-Pacific Fraud Convention and the National Association of Attorneys General's cybercrime training program. "NBC Nightly News" featured her internationally known website, http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/. Also an expert in grand juries, she has published numerous law review articles and book chapters dealing with criminal law, and two books - Federal Grand Jury Practice and Precedent Inflation. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted her: NPR, Houston Chronicle, USA Today, The Associated Press, Daily Southtown (Chicago), South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch, Reforma (Mexico City).

Keri Brown Kirschman

Keri Brown Kirschman

Associate Professor; Chair

Contact

Email: Keri Brown Kirschman

Phone: 937-229-5404

Kirschman's expertise includes pediatric injury prevention and health promotion, including toy recalls; psychosocial aspects of burn injury, and positive psychology and child development. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted her: MSNBC, The Associated Press, Consumer Reports, CBS Early Morning Show, Dayton Daily News.

Jun-Ki Choi

Jun-Ki Choi

Assistant Professor; Assistant Director, Industrial Assessment Center (UD-IAC)

Contact

Email: Jun-Ki Choi

Phone: 937-229-5344

Choi's areas of expertise include energy efficient manufacturing and design. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: Columbus Business First.

Jeannette Cox

Jeannette Cox

Professor of Law

Contact

Email: Jeannette Cox

Phone: 937-229-4656

Cox's areas of expertise include disability and employment discrimination, statutory interpretation and civil procedure. Her recent work analyzes the conceptual relationship between the newly amended Americans with Disabilities Act and traditional civil rights laws. The North Carolina Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, San Diego Law Review, Florida Law Review and Boston College Law Review have published her work. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted her: The Takeaway, a national public radio morning show co-produced by WNYC with The New York Times, the BBC, and Public Radio International; Toronto Globe and Mail, Huffington Post, CNN.com WGN-AM (Chicago), the syndicated show "The Doctors," CBS Marketwatch.

James Geoffrey Durham

James Geoffrey Durham

Professor of Law

Contact

Email: James Geoffrey Durham

Phone: 937-229-3228

Durham's areas of expertise include eminent domain, real estate and legal ethics. He wrote a three-volume treatise on Ohio real property law written for use by practitioners and as a casebook for use in advanced real estate transactions classes. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: The Associated Press, Detroit Free Press, The Detroit News, The Miami Herald, The Kansas City Star, WLW-AM (Cincinnati). Ohio News Network.

Serdar S. Durmusoglu

Serdar S. Durmusoglu

Associate Professor

Contact

Email: Serdar S. Durmusoglu

Phone: 937-229-3540

Durmusoglu's expertise is in new product innovation and development and retail marketing. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: The Wall Street Journal, Businessweek, Dayton-area media.

Mark Ensalaco

Mark Ensalaco

Associate Professor; Director of Human Rights Research

Contact

Email: Mark Ensalaco

Phone: 937-229-2750

Ensalaco's expertise is in terrorism, political violence, human rights, human trafficking, immigration and Latin America. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: CBS Radio News, CNN en Espanol, CNN International, Fox News Channel, BBC, Reuters, The New York Times, Voice of America and several on-camera appearances in Dayton. Ensalaco is fluent in Spanish.

James Farrelly
Contact

Email: James Farrelly

Phone: 937-229-3435

Farrelly's areas of expertise are pop culture, film and business communication. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: CBS Radio, Parade, CNN.com, The Associated Press, Forbes, The Dallas Morning News, Chicago Tribune, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Sacramento Bee, The Arizona Republic, The Christian Science Monitor, Voice of America.

Harry Gerla

Harry Gerla

Professor of Law

Contact

Email: Harry Gerla

Phone: 937-229-3442

Gerla's areas of expertise include corporations, anti-trust laws and consumer cases. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: CBS Marketwatch.com, CBS Sportsline.com, Orlando Sentinel, The Columbus Dispatch, San Francisco Daily Journal.

Michael F. Gorman
Contact

Email: Michael F. Gorman

Phone: 937-229-3382

Gorman's areas of expertise include business operations and railways. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, Wired, NPR, McClatchy News Service, The Columbus Dispatch, The Christian Science Monitor.

Dennis Greene

Dennis Greene

Professor of Law

Contact

Email: Dennis Greene

Phone: 937-229-2362

Greene's areas of expertise include entertainment law, Constitutional law, torts, and race and American Law. Greene is a former vice president of production and features at Columbia Pictures. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: The Sacramento Bee, preLaw Insider, National Jurist and WLW-AM (Cincinnati).

Thomas Hagel

Thomas Hagel

Professor of Law

Contact

Email: Thomas Hagel

Phone: 937-229-2423

Hagel's areas of expertise include criminal procedure, criminal law and evidence. Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland appointed him to the Ohio Judicial Appointment Recommendation Panel (his second appointment) to interview and select applicants to fill the judgeship in the Montgomery Court of Common Pleas. He also serves as an acting local judge. Hagel has represented criminal clients in more than 200 bench trials, motion hearings and post-trial proceedings in state and federal courts. He was also the lead trial attorney in approximately 20 homicide cases. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: CBS Radio News, The Associated Press, New York Post, National Law Journal, The Columbus Dispatch and WCPN-FM (Cleveland).

Charles Hallinan

Charles Hallinan

Professor of Law

Contact

Email: Charles Hallinan

Phone: 937-229-3031

Hallinan's areas of expertise include Ohio law, contracts, legislation and commercial transactions. He has chaired the evidence rules subcommittee of the Ohio Rules Advisory Committee, which sends proposals for the next year's rule-making to the Ohio Supreme Court. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: Cincinnati Enquirer, The Associated Press, Dayton Daily News, Akron Beacon Journal.

Kevin  Hallinan
Contact

Email: Kevin Hallinan

Phone: 937-229-2875

Hallinan's expertise is in energy savings, sustainability and energy audits. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: The Associated Press, Ohio News Network, local media.

Tracy Harmon-Kizer

Tracy Harmon-Kizer

Assistant Professor

Contact

Email: Tracy Harmon-Kizer

Phone: 937-229-3719

Harmon-Kizer's expertise is in advertising effectiveness, branding and predatory marketing. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted her: Local media

John Heitmann

John Heitmann

Professor

Contact

Email: John Heitmann

Phone: 937-229-2803

Quoted in/Interviewed by: BBC, ABC, CNN, Fox News, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Geographic, The Associated Press.

Thaddeus Hoffmeister

Thaddeus Hoffmeister

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law

Contact

Email: Thaddeus Hoffmeister

Phone: 937-229-4187

Hoffmeister's areas of expertise include jury behavior, how social media can affect a jury, how pop culture is affecting the jury pool, criminal law, criminal procedure and international law, including war tribunals. He edits and produces the blog at http://juries.typepad.com/. The judge in the Barry Bonds case used his proposed jury instructions as a guideline. As major in the U.S. Army reserves, he served as a JAG officer. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: Chicago Tribune, WLW-AM (Cincinnati), The Baltimore Sun, ABA Journal, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Reuters and many more.

Natalie Hudson

Natalie Hudson

Associate Professor; Director of Human Rights Studies Program

Contact

Email: Natalie Hudson

Phone: 937-229-3617

Quoted in/Interviewed by: Dayton-area media.

Jefferson Ingram
Contact

Email: Jefferson Ingram

Phone: 937-229-3028

Ingram's areas of expertise include criminal procedure, the death penalty, civil liberties and criminal law. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: WLW-AM (Cincinnati), Dayton-area media.

Mark A. Jacobs

Mark A. Jacobs

Assistant Professor

Contact

Email: Mark A. Jacobs

Phone: 937-229-2204

For print media only. Cell phone is best way to reach him. Please call the Office of Media Relations.

Arthur J Jipson

Arthur J Jipson

Associate Professor; Director of Criminal Justice Studies Program

Contact

Email: Arthur J Jipson

Phone: 937-229-4242

Jipson's areas of expertise include laws regarding roadside memorials. He also directs the criminal justice studies program and has taught courses on white separatism and supremacy, social movements, corporate and white-collar crime, sociological theory, labor movements (especially the Teamsters) and the sociology of popular music. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: WLW-AM (Cincinnati), Dallas Morning News, The Associated Press, Arizona Republic, USA Today, CBS Radio News, NBC.com Technolog.

Christian Kiewitz

Christian Kiewitz

Associate Professor

Contact

Email: Christian Kiewitz

Phone: 937-229-2046

Quoted in/Interviewed by: USA Today, Dayton-area media.

Kelly  Kissock

Kelly Kissock

Chairperson; Professor

Contact

Email: Kelly Kissock

Phone: 937-229-2835

Quoted in/interviewed by: The New York Times Upfront Magazine, The Columbus Dispatch, The Associated Press, The Canadian Press, Mechanical Engineering magazine, Green Living Guy blog.

Theodore Kowalski, Ph.D.

Theodore Kowalski, Ph.D.

Professor and Kuntz Family Chair in Educational Administration

Contact

Email: Theodore Kowalski, Ph.D.

Phone: 937-229-2562

Quote in/Interviewed by: NPR, District Administration, WCPN-FM (Cleveland), The Associated Press.

Thomas J. Lasley, Ph.D.

Thomas J. Lasley, Ph.D.

Professor & Executive Director, EDvention

Contact

Email: Thomas J. Lasley, Ph.D.

Phone: 937-229-5773

Quoted in/Interviewed by: The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, Dayton-area media.

Jamie G Longazel

Jamie G Longazel

Assistant Professor

Contact

Email: Jamie G Longazel

Phone: 937-229-1232

Quoted in/Interviewed by: Reuters, The Associated Press.

Nancy Martorano Miller

Nancy Martorano Miller

Associate Professor; Interim Director of Undergraduate Studies

Contact

Email: Nancy Martorano Miller

Phone: 937-229-3650

Quoted in/Interviewed by: The Associated Press, CNN.com, The San Francisco Chronicle, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, WTAM-AM (Cleveland).

Paul E. McGreal

Paul E. McGreal

Dean and Professor of Law

Contact

Email: Paul E. McGreal

Phone: 937-229-3795

Dean McGreal's areas of expertise include constitutional law, religion and the law, First Amendment rights, corporate compliance and business ethics, including foreign anti-corruption laws such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act), and corporate social responsibility. He has published nearly 40 articles and essays for law review publications at the University of Notre Dame, Northwestern University and the University of Pennsylvania, among others. He is also a co-author of a popular Constitutional Law study guide published by LexisNexis. McGreal is a frequent speaker and commentator on corporate compliance and ethics programs, and he writes an annual survey of legal developments on the subject for The Business Lawyer. Quoted in/Interviewed by: Gaming Nexus, C&G Monthly, Examiner.com, National Law Journal, ABA Journal, The Wall Street Journal.

Allen J McGrew

Allen J McGrew

Associate Professor

Contact

Email: Allen J McGrew

Phone: 937-229-5638

Quoted in/Interviewed by: WLW-AM (Cincinnati), The Christian Science Monitor, Dayton-area media.

Vincent Miller

Vincent Miller

Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture

Contact

Email: Vincent Miller

Phone: 937-229-4321

Quoted in/Interviewed by: Fox News "The O'Reilly Factor," The New York Times, The Associated Press, The Washington Post, National Catholic Reporter, Catholic News Service.

Tracy Miller

Tracy Miller

Lecturer

Contact

Email: Tracy Miller

Phone: 937-229-3740

Quoted in/Interviewed by: Chicago Tribune.

Grant Neeley

Grant Neeley

Associate Professor; Interim Chair, Department of Political Science; Director of Graduate Academic Affairs, College of Arts & Sciences

Contact

Email: Grant Neeley

Phone: 937-229-3626

Quote in/Interviewed by: The Associated Press, USA Today, NPR, Congressional Quarterly, Washington Times.

Raúl Ordóñez
Contact

Email: Raúl Ordóñez

Phone: 937-229-3183

Quoted in/Interviewed by: Dayton Daily News.

Michelle Pautz

Michelle Pautz

Associate Professor; Director of the Master of Public Administration Program

Contact

Email: Michelle Pautz

Phone: 937-229-3651

Quoted in/Interviewed by: The Associated Press, Roll Call, The Washington Times, Federal News Radio.

Leslie Houts Picca

Leslie Houts Picca

Associate Professor; Chair

Contact

Email: Leslie Houts Picca

Phone: 937-229-3139

Quoted in/Interviewed by: The Associated Press, Inside Higher Ed, CNN.

William Portier

William Portier

Professor; Acting Committee Chair of Doctoral Programs in Theology; Mary Ann Spearin Chair of Catholic Theology

Contact

Email: William Portier

Phone: 937-229-4435

Quoted in/Interviewed by: America, Religion News Service, National Catholic Reporter, Commonweal, The New York Times, The Associated Press.

Tracy Reilly

Tracy Reilly

NCR Professor of Law and Technology and Director of the Program in Law and Technology

Contact

Email: Tracy Reilly

Phone: 937-229-4796

Reilly teaches real property and intellectual property courses in the Program of Law & Technology. Before joining the faculty in 2006, she was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago, where she worked in the areas of intellectual property, entertainment, advertising, e-commerce and corporate law. Prior to that she worked as in-house counsel for an independent record label, where she specialized in foreign licensing transactions, and at a boutique entertainment law firm in Chicago. Her clients have included Kraft, Sara Lee, Kellogg, Honeywell, Madison Dearborn Partners, United Airlines, the Chicago Sun-Times, Rand McNally and the estates of gospel star Mahalia Jackson and Charles Stepney, producer for Earth, Wind & Fire.

Fr. Johann Roten

Fr. Johann Roten

Director of Research and Special Projects

Contact

Email: Fr. Johann Roten

Phone: 937-229-4257

Quoted/Interviewed: PBS, The New York Times, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Associated Press, The Cincinnati Enquirer, San Francisco Chronicle, The Washington Post, Denver Post, The Dallas Morning News, The Baltimore Sun, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, among others.

Charles J. Russo, J.D., Ed.D.

Charles J. Russo, J.D., Ed.D.

Director, Ph.D. Program in Educational Leadership

Contact

Email: Charles J. Russo, J.D., Ed.D.

Phone: 937-229-3722

Quoted in/Interviewed by: Education Law Reporter, School Business Affairs, The Huffington Post.

Wm. David Salisbury

Wm. David Salisbury

Associate Professor

Contact

Email: Wm. David Salisbury

Phone: 937-229-5085

Quoted in/Interviewed by: U.S. News & World Report, USA Today, MSN Money, Govinfosecurity.com, Infosecurity.com and Bankinfosecurity.com.

Juan Santamarina

Juan Santamarina

Associate Professor; Chair

Contact

Email: Juan Santamarina

Phone: 937-229-2834

Fluent Spanish. Juan has been travelling to Cuba and studying and writing about the history of the island for nearly two decades. He has published broadly on the topic of Cuban history and also has been a writer for three documentary films on Cuba, including Cuba: A Lifetime of Passion (2006).

Richard Saphire

Richard Saphire

Professor Emeritus

Contact

Involved with the American Civil Liberties Union for many years, he provides pro bono work as a civil rights and liberties lawyer. He has received the Service Award from the ACLU of Ohio. He has served as co-counsel in a number of voting rights cases, including Stewart v. Blackwell, a challenge to Ohio's dual-balloting voting system, and Project Vote v. Madison County Board of Elections, a challenge to Ohio voting regulations that restricted the right to register to vote. He is a co-author of ¿The Voting Rights Act and the Racial Gap in Lost Votes." Quoted in/Interviewed by: Newark Star-Ledger, The Associated Press, Ohio News Network, WMUB-FM (Oxford, Ohio), Gongwer News Service, Dayton-area media.

Larry Schweikart
Contact

Email: Larry Schweikart

Phone: 937-229-2804

Quoted in/Interviewed by: Fox News Channel several times, WLW-AM (Cincinnati), Ohio News Network, USA Today, The Washington Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Al-Jazeera, Catholic News Service, C-SPAN.

Lori Shaw

Lori Shaw

Professor of Lawyering Skills

Contact

Email: Lori Shaw

Phone: 937-229-2749

Shaw's specialties include the death penalty, grand juries and criminal law. he following media outlets have interviewed or quoted her: The Associated Press, Forbes, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Salon.com, XM Radio's Catholic Channel, National Jurist, Ohio News Network, WLW-AM (Cincinnati), WCPO-TV (Cincinnati), Dayton-area media.

Amit Singh

Amit Singh

Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Program in Biology; Member of the Center for Tissue Regeneration and Engineering at Dayton

Contact

Email: Amit Singh

Phone: 937-229-2894

Randy Sparks

Randy Sparks

Associate Professor

Contact

Email: Randy Sparks

Phone: 937-229-2027

Quote in/Interviewed by: Dayton-area media.

Richard Stock

Richard Stock

Director, Business Research Group

Contact

Email: Richard Stock

Phone: 937-229-2353

Quoted in/Interviewed by: USA Today, Newsweek, The Associated Press, Knight Ridder/Tribune Business Wire, Akron Beacon-Journal, WLW-AM (Cincinnati).

Tony Talbott

Tony Talbott

Lecturer

Contact

Email: Tony Talbott

Phone: 937-229-4326

Quoted in/Interviewed by: Dayton-area media.

Susan Trollinger

Susan Trollinger

Associate Professor

Contact

Email: Susan Trollinger

Phone: 937-229-3441

Quoted in/Interviewed by: The Observer (UK), Dayton-area media.

Joseph Valenzano, III

Joseph Valenzano, III

Assistant Professor

Contact

Email: Joseph Valenzano, III

Quoted in/Interviewed by: Catholic News Service, NPR, Las Vegas Review Journal, Los Angeles Times.

Blake Watson

Blake Watson

Professor of Law

Contact

Email: Blake Watson

Phone: 937-229-2621

Watson can discuss Indian gaming law, oil and gas law, natural resources law, hydraulic fracturing law and property law. Before coming to the School of Law, Watson worked for the Department of Justice where he represented the United States before federal courts of appeal and state supreme courts in cases relating to environmental, natural resources, wildlife, and Indian law. He also assisted on a few cases that went to the Supreme Court. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: Several Ohio media regarding Indian casinos and Indian fishing rights in Ohio, The Associated Press, Chicago Tribune, Ohio News Network, WLW-AM (Cincinnati), Philadelphia Inquirer, GamblingMagazine.com.

Robert  J. Wilkens

Robert J. Wilkens

Professor; Director, Bioengineering

Contact

Email: Robert J. Wilkens

Phone: 937-229-2627

Quoted in/Interviewed by: Dayton-area media.

Shuang-ye Wu

Shuang-ye Wu

Associate Professor

Contact

Email: Shuang-ye Wu

Phone: 937-229-1720

Quoted in/Interviewed by: Dayton-area media.

Sandra Yocum

Sandra Yocum

Associate Professor

Contact

Email: Sandra Yocum

Phone: 937-229-4321

Quoted in/Interviewed by: USA Today, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Our Sunday Visitor, Cox News Service, The Detroit News, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor.

Angela Zukowski

Angela Zukowski

Professor; Director of Institute for Pastoral Initiatives

Contact

Email: Angela Zukowski

Phone: 937-229-3126

Quoted in/Interviewed by: The Associated Press, Newsday, Catholic News Service, The Plain Dealer, National Catholic Reporter, Catholic Digest, Today's Catholic Teacher.

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