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Media Guide Experts List

Caldwell University maintains a list of faculty and staff who are able to comment in the press and media about different topic areas and who would provide very good interviews for television, radio, print or new media.

Please contact Colette M. Liddy, Director of News and Media Relations, if you would like to schedule an interview with one of our faculty or staff. Colette can be reached 973-618-3209 or cliddy@caldwell.edu. Thank you.

AgnesBerki, PhDAssistant Professor, Natural and Physical SciencesNatural and Physical Sciences• Molecular Biology
• Immunology
AlvinNeiman, CPAProfessor, BusinessBusiness• Taxes
• Real Estate Investing
• Financial Markets
Aneesha Jean, DNP, RN, CNE Assistant Professor, NursingNursing• Community health
• Public health
• Health and wellness
• Healthy diet
• Adolescent health
• Obesity
• Patient education
• Health Literacy
• Excessive alcohol use •tobacco prevention
• Flu
• Common cold
• How to talk to your doctor
Delacruz, MSN, RN, CNEInstructor, Nursing Nursing• Pediatrics
• Nursing simulation
• Assessment
Ann MarieCallahan, CPA, MBAProfessor of Accounting Business• Accounting
• Taxes
• Financial Literacy
Annette VaccaroClinical Coordinator, Graduate Counseling Degree with Art Therapy SpecializationPsychology/Counseling• Art Therapy
• Psychoanalysis
• Communication
• Private Practice Development
• Trauma and Resilience
• Family Life (Children, Parenting, Family Life Cycle)
• Professional Development for Psychotherapists
ArnoldTofflerAssistant Professor, Computer ScienceComputer information Systems• Computer Technology (hardware and software)
• Telecommunications
• The internet and e-commerce
BernardO'Rourke, MBA, JD, BL (Barrister at Law)Associate DeanBusiness• International Business
• Economics
• Ireland
ChristopherCimorelli, Ph.D. Visiting Assistant Professor of TheologyTheology• Systematic Theology
• John Henry Newman
• Doctrinal Development
• Spirituality and mysticism
• History and Theology
DarrylAucoin, PhD Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Natural and Physical Sciences Department
Chemistry• Biochemistry
• Protein Folding Diseases
• Chemistry
DeanJohnsonAssociate Director of AthleticsAthletics• Athletics administration
• Athletics recruitment
• Coaching
• Fundraising
• Public Speaking
DonnaNaturale, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, CDE Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Public Health Nursing• Adult health
• Public health
• Community health
• Diabetes education
• Chronic disease management
• Population health
• Accountable care organizations
• Quality healthcare
• Care transitions, transitional care nursing
• Occupational medicine
EdithRies, EdDAssociate Professor of EducationEducation• Young Adult Literature
• Teaching Gifted Students  
• Teaching for Social Justice
• School Law
• UBD  - Understanding By Design :   Curriculum Design
• Cultivating Creativity Within the Classroom
EdithRies, EdDOther• Travel to Australia and New Zealand
Eduardo AZappi, PhDProfessor of BiologyNatural and Physical Sciences• MicroBiology
• Effects of beneficial bacteria on plants
EllinaChernobilsky,PhDAssistant Professor, EducationEducation• Bilingual Education (particularly Russian-English)
• Educational Psychology
Emma L.Kendrick, PhD, LPC, ACSAssistant Professor for Graduate Programs in Counseling, Clinical Coordinator of Mental Health CounselingPsychology/Counseling• The Mental Health System
• Gatekeeping in Counselor Education
• Counselor Education Pedagogy
FrancineDel Vecchio, EdDAssistant Professor, EducationEducation, Literacy• Literacy Education
• Elementary Education
•Literacy Assessment
•Literacy Action Research
HelenMcGowan, J.D.Assistant Professor, School of Business and CISBusiness•Gender pay equity
•Women in law
•Business ethics
• Corporate social responsibility
Jason C.Vladescu, Ph.D., BCBA-D, NCSPAssociate Professor, Department of Applied Behavior Analysis; Clinical Supervisor, Center for Autism and Applied Behavior AnalysisAutism/Applied Behavior Analysis• Autism Spectrum Disorders
• Applied Behavior Analysis
• School Psychology
Joan HMoriarty, EdDAssistant Professor, EducationEducation•Math and Literature
•Standards Based Math
•Brain Based Learning
JoanneJasmine, EdDAssociate Professor, Education; Coordinator, Curriculum and InstructionEducation• Educational Action Research
• Early Childhood Education
• The Reading and Writing Process
• Middle School
• Character Education
• Multicultural Literature
JohnYurko, MAProfessor of Communication and Media StudiesCommunication Arts• State of the Art/Contemporary Films
• History and Theory of Film
• Discussions raised by Current Films (and influence on viewing public)
• Social Issues/Politics
• Awards Ceremonies
• Digital Video Editing
John RMcIntyre, EdDProfessor, EducationEducation• School Administration & Planning
• Teacher Supervision
• Organizational  Culture
• 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (Steven Covey)
• Reading Instruction
• Non-cognitive factors in learning including Grit
• Teaching with children's literature
Jon G. Sigurjonsson, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, School of Psychology and Counseling Psychology • Applied psychology
•How personality influences use and the effects of instant messaging.
•Instant messaging and productivity and attention
•Social media and self-esteem
•Experimental psychology
JosephPosillicoVice President, Enrollment Management and CommunicationsHigher Education Enrollment Management• Financing a college education
• Higher Education admissions
• Higher Education attrition
• Higher Education retention
• Higher Education financial aid
• Higher Education marketing
• College rankings and ratings
KathleenKelley, MSN, RN, CNRNInstructor, NursingNursing• Health-related topics (flu, virus, meningitis outbreak, etc)
•Disease prevention (flu season tips, hand washing)
• Health Promotion activities
• Evidence-based practice in healthcare
• Nursing perspective on healthcare legislation
• Reasons for choosing nursing as a profession
• Organ donation
• Patient advocacy
KatieKornacki, PhDAssistant Professor, English Department
Director, Honors Program
American Studies
•American literature, history and culture
•New England history and culture
•Women's literature
•American Transcendentalism
•19th-century American women writers (currently the editor of Conversations: The Newsletter of the Margaret Fuller Society)

•Public humanities
•University honors programs
•Teaching literature
•The English major
•History of American feminism
KendallBakerProfessor / Visceglia Gallery Director Art Education, Visceglia Gallery • Current and Past Gallery Exhibitions
Kenneth FReeve, PhD, BCBA-DProfessor, Applied Behavior Analysis; Director of Research, Center for Autism and ABAAutism/Applied Behavior Analysis• Autism
• Asperger?s
• Applied Behavior Analysis
• Infant Development
• Vaccines and Autism
Kevin M.Barnes, Ed.D.Coordinator of the Caldwell University Graduate Program in Education AdministrationEducation• School Administration
• Measurements of School Climate
• Organizational Theory in a School Setting
• The Organization of Schools- Elementary Schools, Middle Schools and High Schools
Bennett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Philosophy and Theology
• Philosophy of citizenship
• Existentialism and phenomenological philosophy
• Social ethics
• Philosophy of spiritual disciplines
LauraGreenwald, DMAProfessor, MusicMusic• Women in music
• Voice (Safe and healthy vocal technique, classical singing);
• Choral music
• Correlations between music and Other arts (architecture, painting, sculpture, literature, poetry)
MarieMullaney, PhDProfessor, HistoryHistory• History of Women
• Feminism
• Radical Communities in NJ
• Little Known Aspects of NJ?s past
• Recent American History
• Constitutional Issues
• History of Catholics in America
• Catholic Sisters in American history
MarjorieSquiresAssociate Professor of ChemistryNatural and Physical Sciences• Organometallic Chemistry
• Inorganic Chemistry
• Chemical Synthesis
• Chemical Instrumentation
• Teaching chemistry (traditionally and on-line)
MarkCorinoAssistant Vice President, Director of Athletics
Head Men's Basketball Coach
Athletics• Intercollegiate Athletics Administration
• Coaching
• Athletic Recruitment
• NCAA Scholarship and Financial Aid
• NCAA Eligibility & Regulations
• Organizational Leadership
• Motivational topics related to Athletics
Mary AnnMiller, Ph.D.Professor of EnglishPoetry• British Victorian poetry
• Modern American poetry
• Intersection of theology and contemporary literature
Melissa Sirola, MSN, RN, MBA Adjunct Professor,NursingNursing• The affordable care act
•The effect of the affordable care act on nursing
•The changing healthcare environment and new models of care
•Population Health Management
NanChildress Orchard, DMAChair, Professor of MusicMusic• Music Performance
• Women Composers
• Piano Performance
• Women in music
• music and Theatre
PatriciaHaydenAssociate Faculty, Mathematics Mathematics• Developmental Mathematics
• Academic Support (tutoring)
Patricia JGarrutoAssistant Professor, MathematicsMathematics• Numerical Literacy
• Occupations in Mathematics
• Math Anxiety
PhygeniaNimoh, MSN, APN-CAssistant ProfessorNursing• Adult Nursing
• Pediatric Nursing
RachelCarey, MFAAssistant Professor, Communication and Media StudiesCommunication and Media Studies• Film Production
• Screenwriting
• Directing
RebeccaVega, MAProfessor, MusicMusic• Flute Performance
• music Education
• Wind Ensemble
• Pep Band
• Flute Choirs
RobertMann, MAChair & Professor of Communication and Media StudiesBaseball• Baseball History and the New York Yankees
RobertMann, MAChair & Professor of Communication and Media StudiesCommunication Arts• Host of Let's Consider the Source on Sirius XM Radio.
• Broadcast Journalism
• The Radio Industry
• Television History
• Television Programming
• Media and Politics
RobinDavenport, MS, NCC, LPC, ACSDirector of Counseling CenterMental Health• Mental Health issues facing college students
• Stress Management
• Suicide Intervention
• Relationship issues
RobinDavenport, MS, NCC, LPC, ACSDirector of Counseling CenterPsychology• Mental Health issues facing college students
• Stress Management
• Suicide Intervention
• Relationship issues
RuthDeBar, Ph.D., BCBA-DAssociate Professor, Department of Applied Behavior Analysis; Director of Outreach, Center for Autism & Applied Behavior AnalysisAutism/Applied Behavior Analysis • Applied Behavior Analysis
• Autism Spectrum Disorders
• Functional Behavior Assessment
SharonMaricleAssistant Professor, Graduate Coordinator for Special Education ProgramsEducation• Special Education
• Elementary Education
• Early Childhood
• Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant
Sharon AReeve, PhD, BCBA-DDepartment Chair and Professor, Applied Behavior Analysis; Executive Director, Center for Autism and ABA; Director, Graduate Studies in ABAAutism/Applied Behavior Analysis• Autism
• Asperger?s
• Applied Behavior Analysis
Sherry Treasurywala, Ph.D.Assistant Professor, School of Business and Computer Science Business and Marketing• Expertise
• The cost of pharmaceuticals
• New drugs
• The neuroscience of marketing
• Healthcare administration
• Public Health
Sister BarbaraMoore, OP, D MinAdjunct Professor of TheologyTheology• Pastoral Ministry
• Lay Ministry
• Theology
StephanieSitnick, Ph. D. Assistant ProfessorPsychology• Parenting
• Children's risk and resilience
• Adolescents' risky behavior
• Family influences on childhood obesity
• Longitudinal data analyses
StephenQuinnAssistant Vice President, Enrollment Management and CommunicationsAdmissions• Admissions
• Recruitment
• College Search
• Scholarships & Financial Aid
Steven GCameron, D LittAssistant Professor, Communication and Media StudiesCommunication Arts• Theatre
• Film
• Television Production & Lighting
Tara Harney-Mahajan, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of EnglishEnglish• Postcolonial Studies
•Irish literature
• South Asian literature
• Women's writing
•Teaching literature
• Teaching College Writing
•Publishing academic articles
•Co-editor of LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
• Women and Gender Studies
ThomsonLing, PhDAssociate Professor, PsychologyPsychology• Career development of non-college bound populations
• Crisis Intervention on College Campuses
• Violence & Suicide Risk Assessment
Virginia HRICH, MAT, JDProfessor, BusinessBusiness• Employment Law
• Social Entrepreneurship
WilliamBarnhart, PhDAssociate Professor of HistoryHistory• Evangelicalism
• Early American Religious History
• College Honors Programs