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 Law
Verstein’s vast knowledge of business law is heavily sought-after by media covering finance laws, insider trading, and corporate governance.
Expert Areas: Financial Benchmarks | Securities and Commodities | Market Manipulation | Lending | International Business Law | Crowdfunding | Insider Trading | Investing | Litigation | Mixed Motives | Securities Litigation | Finance Law | Corporate Law | Corporate Governance | Corporate Finance | Contract Law | Contracts | China | Business Law | Business Entities
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
Professor of Law
Wright is a former trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice who empirically researches prosecutors and criminal procedure.
Expert Areas: Criminal Procedure | Criminal Justice | Sentencing | Criminal Prosecutors | Racial Justice | Police Oversight | Antitrust | White-Collar Criminal Cases | Jury Selection | Criminal Law | Evidence | Trial Lawyer | Presecution | Empirical Research
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