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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.

Pedram Daneshgar, Ph.D.

Expertise: Biology

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

He received a Ph.D. from University of Florida.

Catherine Duckett, Ph.D.

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 associate 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 Ph.D. from Cornell University.

Dorothy Lobo, Ph.D.

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 Ph.D. from The Catholic University of America.

Karen Pesce, Ph.D.

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 Ph.D. from Rutgers University.

Dennis Rhoads, Ph.D.

Expertise: Biology

Alcohol and drug abuse, alcoholism and drug addiction, genetics, biochemistry, and behavior.

He received a Ph.D. from University of Cincinnati.