Professor of Sociology
Simon has conducted groundbreaking research regarding the impact of parenthood on adults’ happiness and health.
Expert Areas: Social Relationships and Health | Parenthood and Happiness | Gender Emotion and Mental Health | Women and Depression | Romantic Relationships
Professor of Sociology
Soares is a driving force behind the national movement to rethink college admissions and adopt test-optional admissions policies.
Expert Areas: Sociology | Standardized Tests | National Educational Policies | Social Discrimination | Privilege in Society | Societal Trends
Interim Director, Office of Personal & Career Development (OPCD)
Sullivan supports students in their internship search & coaches them on getting the most from their experiences.
Expert Areas: Job Hunting | Networking | Career Development | Personal Development | Higher Education | Employment Trends | Hiring Trends | Internships | Interview Preparation
Director, Employer Relations
Summers helps students build relationships and seek internships as they explore and secure career paths from their first year to their last.
Expert Areas: Employer Relations | Job Hunting | Networking | Career Development | Personal Development | Employer | Higher Education | Talent Recruitment | Employment/Hiring Trends
Associate Professor of Physics
Thonhauser sees much potential for using hydrogen to power vehicles.
Expert Areas: Condensed Matter Physics | Carbon Capture | Physics | Quantum Physics | Hydrogen Storage | Metal Organic Frameworks
Rubin Presidential Chair of Jewish History and Director of Jewish Studies Program
Trachtenberg can comment on the Holocaust and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as a range of issues facing Jews around the world.
Expert Areas: American Jewish history | Race, immigration policy and Judaism | The Holocaust | Nazism | Antisemitism | Israeli-Palestinian Conflict | Jewish identity and culture | Yiddish culture and language | Zionism
Professor of Economics
Whaples is a strong advocate of eliminating the penny.
Expert Areas: Economic History of the U.S. | Employment and Unemployment | History of Labor Markets | Minimum Wage | Walmart and Big Box Retailers | Economics of Climate Change | Economics of Natural Resources | Elimination of the Penny
Thomas H. Pritchard Professor of English
Wilson is a leading expert in the relationships between literature and psychology.
Expert Areas: American Culture and Mental Health | Literature and Psychology | Film and Religion | Western Esoteric Traditions | Humanism and Technology | Transatlantic Romanticism | The Gothic
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