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Expert Guide

Monmouth University’s Marketing and Communications team 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 Karen Fitzgerald at 732-571-3445 during regular business hours to speak with any individual in the expert database.

Gilda Agacer, Ph.D.

Expertise: Accounting/Business

Management accounting and cost analysis.

John Comiskey, M.A.

Expertise: Accounting/Business

John Comiskey can speak on the following topics: counterterrorism operations, event management, disorder control, patrol, and criminal justice administration.

He oversees the Homeland Security degree program at Monmouth University and is a retired member of the New York City Police Department. His most recent assignment included borough and citywide counterterrorism operations including the UN General Assembly and U.S. Tennis Open. John is also a retired member of the United States Coast Guard Reserve where he served as an intelligence specialist at Sector New York and Dam Neck, Virginia. He is the author of “USCG, Sector New York's 2010 Intelligence Preparation of the Maritime Domain.”

Paul G. Savoth, J.D.

Expertise: Accounting/Business

Income taxes and business law.

Douglas Stives, MBA

Expertise: Accounting/Business

Doug Stives can speak on the federal income tax and estate planning and tax planning for real estate owners including like kind exchanges under Internal Revenue Code Section 1031.

He was cited as "the Most Tax-Efficient Man in America" in The Wall Street Journal. He received his MBA from Lehigh University.