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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.

Stanley Blair, Ph.D.

Expertise: English

Dr. Blair can speak on the following topics: New Jersey literature, literary history and folklore, late 19th - early 20th century American literature, writing/rhetoric, creative writing/literary magazines.

He received a Ph.D. from Duke University.

Kristin Bluemel, Ph.D.

Expertise: English

Dr. Bluemel can speak on the following topics: British literature and culture (1914 - 1945), British literature of World War, and George Orwell, Anti-Semitism in 20th century Britain, 20th century British women writers, contemporary literary criticism and theory.

She is the Wayne D. McMurray Chair in the Humanities. She received a Ph.D. from Rutgers University.

Heide R. Estes, Ph.D.

Expertise: English

Dr. Estes' recent teaching and research investigate the ways in which pre-modern literary texts engage with the natural environment.

Dr. Estes can speak on literature and the environment, and on “Climate Crisis: What Can We Do?” She is also interested in connecting with middle and high schools to talk about climate and literature.  Dr. Estes received her Ph.D. from New York University.