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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.

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.