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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.

Kate B. Lepis, Ph.D.

Expertise: Environment/Nature

Field Botany and use of native plants in the landscape, as well as plant systematics.

Tony MacDonald, J.D.

Expertise: Environment/Nature

Tony MacDonald can speak on the following topics: ocean resources management issues and public policy, federal environmental legislation and congressional affairs.

He is director of Urban Coast Institute.  He was previously the executive director of the Coastal States Organization (CSO) from 1998-2005. CSO, based in Washington, DC, represents the interests of the Governors of the United States’ 35 coastal states and territories on coastal and ocean policy matters.

John Tiedemann, M.S.

Expertise: Environment/Nature

John Tiedemann can speak on the following topics: marine ecology, coastal zone management, environmental science, and marine and environmental education. Current applied research includes macrozooplankton studies of Barnegat Bay and an analysis of catch and release stress in angled striped bass.

He received an M.S. from Florida Institute of Technology.