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Expert Guide 2016


Monmouth University's Marketing and Communications Division offers a database of experts for use by press and media contacts. It includes Monmouth University faculty members and administrators, and their specific areas of expertise.

The purpose of the database is to provide reporters with a resource for finding experts to quote when they are working on news stories related to a variety of topics.

Use the list of available topics at left to all experts in that particular area. Or you can use the search form below.

Please contact Tara Peters at 732-263-5690 during regular business hours to speak with any individual in the expert database.


Pedram Danesghar, PhD

Expertise: Biology

Dr. Danesghar can speak on Ecology and Botany, invasive species, ecosystem restoration, and rare species.

He received a PhD from University of Florida.

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Catherine Duckett, PhD

Expertise: Biology

Dr. Duckett can speak on the following topics: entomology, biology and behavior of insects and international student exchange.

She serves Monmouth University as co-dean of the School of Science charged with student and faculty professional development as well as teaching evolution and other duties. Dr. Duckett has administrative expertise in mentoring, as well as scientific achievements in the evolution of leaf beetles. She received a PhD from Cornell University.

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Dorothy Lobo, PhD

Expertise: Biology

Dr. Lobo can speak on the following topics: cell and molecular biology and signal transduction pathways. Current research includes the regulation of stress signaling pathways during cell proliferation and programmed cell death.

 

She received a PhD from The Catholic University of America.

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Michael Palladino, PhD

Expertise: Biology

Dr. Palladino can speak about the molecular biology of male reproductive organs. This includes studying innate immunity and antimicrobial properties of reproductive cells (how cells of the male reproductive tract recognize and protect themselves from damaging bacteria) and cellular and molecular responses to oxygen imbalance in reproductive organs.

Dr. Palladino is co-author of leading textbooks in genetics and biotechnology. He received a PhD from University of Virginia.

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Karen Pesce, PhD

Expertise: Biology

Dr. Pesce can speak on the following topics: environmental microbiology; impacts of human activities on the environment; and teaching science through authentic learning.

She received a PhD from Rutgers University.

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Dennis Rhoads, PhD

Expertise: Biology

Dr. Rhoads can speak on the following topics: alcohol and drug abuse, alcoholism and drug addiction, genetics, biochemistry, and behavior.

He received a PhD from University of Cincinnati.

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