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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 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.

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
StephenQuinnAssistant Vice President, Enrollment Management and CommunicationsAdmissions• Admissions
• Recruitment
• College Search
• Scholarships & Financial Aid
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
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
Ann MarieCallahan, CPA, MBAAssociate Professor, AccountingBusiness• Accounting
• Taxes
• Financial Literacy
Thomas RKeen, PhDProfessor, BusinessBusiness• Public Relations
• Leadership
• Marketing
• Strategy Planning
• Business Coaching
AlvinNeiman, CPAProfessor, BusinessBusiness• Taxes
• Real Estate Investing
• Financial Markets
BernardO’Rourke, MBA, JD, BL (Barrister at Law)Associate DeanBusiness• International Business
• Economics
• Ireland
Lori KHarris-Ransom, JD, MPAProfessor, Business LawBusiness• E-commerce Law:  Marketing, Contracts, Privacy, Defamation
• Social Networking Legal Issues
• Distance Learning:  Delivery, Instructor and Student Liability
• Computer Law
• Cyber Law and Ethics
• Legal Issues for Technology Managers
• Legal Issues for Employees and Technology Use
Virginia HRICH, MAT, JDProfessor, BusinessBusiness• Employment Law
• Social Entrepreneurship
AnthonyRomano, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of BusinessAssociate Professor, BusinessBusiness• Entrepreneurship/Starting and Improving a Small Business
• Doing Business Globally/Entering International markets
• Management Processes/Running a Business
• Improving Business Operations/Controlling Operating Costs
• Conducting Business Related Research/Project and Program Evaluation
Steven GCameron, D LittAssistant Professor, CommunicationsCommunication Arts• Theatre
• Film
• Television Production & Lighting
RobertMann, MADepartment Chair, Communication ArtsCommunication Arts• Host of Let's Consider the Source on Sirius XM Radio.
• Broadcast Journalism
• The Radio Industry
• Television History
• Television Programming
• Media and Politics
JohnYurko, MAProfessor, Communication ArtsCommunication 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
ArnoldTofflerAssistant Professor, Computer ScienceComputer information Systems• Computer Technology (hardware and software)
• TeleCommunications
• The internet and e-commerce
EllinaChernobilsky,PhDAssistant Professor, EducationEducation• Bilingual Education (particularly Russian-English)
• Educational Psychology
FrancineDel Vecchio, EdDAssistant Professor, EducationEducation• Literacy Education
• Elementary Education
•Literacy Assessment
•Literacy Action Research
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
Joan HMoriarty, EdDAssistant Professor, EducationEducation•Math and Literature
•Standards Based Math
•Brain Based Learning
John RMcIntyre, EdDProfessor, EducationEducation• School Administration & Planning
• Teacher Supervision
• Organizational  Culture
• 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (Steven Covey)
• Reading Instruction
EdithDunfee Ries, 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
PatriciaVerrone, PhDEnglish ProfessorEnglish• Contemporary Literature
• Contemporary American Women Writers
• The Image of the Family in Contemporary Literature
• Children’s Literature
WilliamBarnhart, PhDAssociate Professor of HistoryHistory• Evangelicalism
• Early American Religious History
• College Honors Programs
MarieMullaney, PhDProfessor, HistoryHistory• History of Women
• Feminism
• Radical Communities in NJ
• Little Known Aspects of NJ’s past
• Recent American History
• Constitutional Issues
FrancineDel Vecchio, EdDAssistant Professor, EducationLiteracy• Literacy Education
• Elementary Education
•Literacy Assessment
•Literacy Action Research
PatriciaHaydenAssociate Faculty, Mathematics Mathematics• Developmental Mathematics
• Academic Support (tutoring)
Patricia JGarrutoAssistant Professor, MathematicsMathematics• Numerical Literacy
• Occupations in Mathematics
• Math Anxiety
JoanBurke, EdDChair, Mathematics Mathematics• Advising for  New Jersey Math certification for Middle school and K -12
RobinDavenport, MS, NCC, LPC, ACSDirector of Counseling CenterMental Health• Mental Health issues facing college students
• Stress Management
• Suicide Intervention
• Relationship issues
NanChildress Orchard, DMAChair, Associate Professor, MusicMusic• Music Performance
• Women Composers
• music Education
• Supporting Public Arts
• Piano Performance
• Women in music
• music and Theatre
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)
RebeccaVega, MAProfessor, MusicMusic• Flute Performance
• music Education
AngelaScimone, PhDProfessor ChemistryNatural and Physical Sciences• Teaching Science
• Science and Governmental Regulations
• Organic Chemistry
• Synthetic Chemistry
• Photo Chemistry
Eduardo AZappi, PhDProfessor of BiologyNatural and Physical Sciences• MicroBiiology
• Effects of beneficial bacteria on plants
AgnesBerki, PhDAssistant Professor, Natural and Physical SciencesNatural and Physical Sciences• Molecular Biiology
• Immunology
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
RobertMann, MAProfessor of Communication ArtsOther• Baseball History and the New York Yankees
EdithDunee Ries, EdDOther• Travel to Australia and New Zealand
ThomsonLing, PhDAssistant Professor, PsychologyPsychology• Career development of non-college bound populations
• Crisis Intervention on College Campuses
• Violence & Suicide Risk Assessment
MarieWilson, PhD, ATR-BC, ATCS, LPCAssociate Profesor, Psychology; Coordinator, Art Therapy ProgramPsychology• Associate Professor
Coordinator of Art Therapy Program
• Art Therapy and topic, any population
• Sexual Addiction/Hyper sexuality,
• Pornography Addiction
• Chemical and Process/Behavioral Addictions
RobinDavenport, MS, NCC, LPC, ACSDirector of Counseling CenterPsychology• Mental Health issues facing college students
• Stress Management
• Suicide Intervention
• Relationship issues
JosephPedoto, PhDPsychology• Anxiety Disorders
• Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
• Depression
• Changes to DSM-5
RandolphGrinc, PhDAssociate Professor, Sociology and Criminal JusticeSociology and Criminal Justice• Policing
• Juvenile Delinquency
Sister BarbaraMoore, OP, D MinAssociate Professor, TheologyTheology• Pastoral Ministry
• Lay Ministry
• Theology
• Multicultural Church
Aneesha Jean, M.S.N., R.N.Nursing InstructorNursing• Community health
• Public health
• Health and wellness
• Healthy diet
• Adolescent health
• Obesity
• Patient education •hypertension
• Excessive alcohol use •tobacco prevention
• Flu
• Common cold
• How to talk to your doctor
April N.Kisamore, Ph.D., BCBA-DAssistant ProfessorAutism/Applied Behavior Analysis• Autism
• Aspergers
• Applied Behavior Analysis
Jason C.Vladescu, Ph.D., BCBA-D, NCSPAssistant Professor, Department of Applied Behavior Analysis;
Director of Evaluation and Assessment, Center for Autism and Applied
Behavior Analysis
Autism/Applied Behavior Analysis• Autism Spectrum Disorders
• Applied Behavior Analysis
• School Psychology
Bennett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Philosophy and Theology
•Religion and society
•Virtuous leadership
•Democratic culture
•Social ethics and etiquette (walking, driving, eating, etc.)
Joseph PosillicoVice President, Enrollment Management and CommunicationsEnrollment, college affordability• Retention
• Tuition
• Paying for college
• Financial aid
• Admissions
• Recruitment
• Scholarships
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
ChristopherManente, Ph.D., BCBAAssistant Professor,Education & Special Education• Special Education
• Educational Psychology
• Collaborative/Cooperative Learning
• Problem-based Learning (PBL)
• Autism
• Applied Behavior Analysis
StephanieSitnick, Ph. D. Assistant ProfessorPsychology• Parenting
• Children's risk and resilience
• Adolescents' risky behavior
• Family influences on childhood obesity
• Longitudinal data analyses