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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.

Walter Greason, Ph.D.

Expertise: Educational Leadership

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 Ph.D. from Temple University.

Cynthia O’Connell, M.Ed.

Expertise: Educational Leadership, School Counseling & Special Education

Benefits of yoga in the classroom.

She has worked as a health and physical education teacher, school counselor and director of guidance in New Jersey. She received a M.Ed. from The College of New Jersey.

Tina R. Paone, Ph.D.

Expertise: Educational Leadership, School Counseling & Special Education

Dr. Paone is an expert in two areas: play therapy and racism/racial identity. She has published and given numerous presentations on both topics, and is very well versed in current literature on the topic.