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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.


Julius Adekunle, PhD

Expertise: History/Anthropology

Dr. Adekunle can speak on the following topics: African culture, ethnicity, history, politics, and religion.

He is the author and co-author of many books including "Converging Identities: Blackness in the Modern African Diaspora" (African World, 2013), "Color Struck: Essays on Race and Ethnicity in Global Perspective" (University Press of America, 2012), "Religion in Politics: Secularism and National Integration in Modern Nigeria" (Africa World Press, Inc., 2009), and "Culture and Customs of Rwanda" (Greenwood Press, 2007).

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Kenneth Campbell, PhD

Expertise: History/Anthropology

Dr. Campbell can speak on the following topics: Ireland’s history, western civilization, history of the British Isles, medieval and early modern Europe. He also has a special interest in the Beatles, on which he has taught a seminar for first-year students at Monmouth since 2010.

Dr. Campbell holds a PhD in history from the University of Delaware, has taught, researched, written, and thought about the history of the British Isles for over thirty years

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William Gorman, MS

Expertise: History/Anthropology

William Gorman can speak about the following topics: current events and politics (world and U.S.), contemporary economic policy and deficit, and economic history.

He received his MS from Monmouth University.

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Walter Greason, PhD

Expertise: History/Anthropology

Dr. Greason can speak on the following topics: 20th Century American economy, modern world economy (1450-present), and digital and interactive education.

Dr. Greason writes about world, economic, and intellectual history. He serves as the treasurer for the Society for American City and Regional Planning History. His most recent book, "Suburban Erasure: How the Suburbs Ended the Civil Rights Movement in New Jersey," documents forgotten chapters in the northern Civil Rights Movement, while explaining the failure of racial integration to address economic inequality. In 2011, Greason won a grant from the Mellon Foundation for his innovative pedagogy, earning him recognition as an International Master Teacher. He received his PhD from Temple University.

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Stanton Green, PhD

Expertise: History/Anthropology

Dr. Green can speak on the following topics: baseball and American society, virtual resources in the classroom, history of Ireland, and why the liberal arts are the best preparation for careers.

He is professor of anthropology in the McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Monmouth University. He received a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Massachusetts.

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Katherine Parkin, PhD

Expertise: History/Anthropology

Women's history, and advertising history.

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Karen Schmelzkopf, PhD

Expertise: History/Anthropology

Tourism, and urban issues in central New Jersey.

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Richard Veit, PhD

Expertise: History/Anthropology

Archaeology of New Jersey and the Northeast, both Native American and historic, New Jersey history (but not political history), and historic preservation.

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Melissa Ziobro, MA

Expertise: History/Anthropology

Melissa Ziobro can speak on the following topic: oral history, public history, Fort Monmouth, 20-21st century American military history, women in the United States military, archives, records, collections management, and museum studies.

She received a MA from Monmouth University.

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