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Expanded List of Experts

Academic Assessment

George E. Capowich
Vice Provost, Academic Affairs

  • Learning Assessment

Accounting

Patrick M. Lynch, CPA, CFF, CFE, DABFA, CrFA, CPCU, CLU, ChFC, MS TAXATION
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Accounting Program

  • Financial Accounting
  • Forensic accounting

Jean A. Meyer
Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting, College of Business

  • Healthcare

Admissions

Harris Martinson
Admissions Counselor, Admissions and Enrollment Management

Adult and Nontraditional Students

Angie Brocato Hoffer
Associate Dean for Educational Systems, College of Business

Edward R. McClellan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Music Education, College of Music & Fine Arts

Adult Education

Catherine P. Zeph, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor, Loyola Institute for Ministry

Art

Dr. Jean Montès
Associate Professor of Music, Director of Orchestral Studies and Coordinator of Strings, College of Music & Fine Arts

  • Community Arts Development

Karoline Schleh, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Arts

  • Drawing

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Art Galleries

Karoline Schleh, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Arts

  • Curatorial

Asia, China

Wing Fok, Ph.D.
Professor, Management Program

Artemis S. Preeshl
Assitant Professor, Department of Theatre Arts & Dance

Asia, Japan

William J. Farge, S.J., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Japanese, Department of Languages and Cultures

  • Japan
    Language and history

Athletics, Intercollegiate

Brett Simpson
Associate Athletic Director, Athletics & Wellness

Ballet, Performing Arts

Gayle Parmelee
Instructor, Department of Theatre Arts & Dance

  • Ballet prep

Laura Zambrano
Instructor, Department of Theatre Arts & Dance

  • Performance
  • Training-Russian method (Vaganova syllabus)

Biological Sciences

Rosalie A. Anderson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

  • Cell biology
  • Developmental biology
    Limb development and regeneration

Elizabeth Letitia Beard, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

  • Cellular physiology

Patricia C. Dorn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

  • Appropriate technology transfer
  • Parasitology
    Chagas disease in Latin America and the United States

Don Hauber, Ph.D.
Professor of Biological Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences

  • Chromosome genetics
  • Common Reed
  • Invasive plants and wetland exotic plants in the Southeastern U.S.
  • Plant genetics and population genetics
    Study of genetic variation among plant populations
  • Propagation of invasive plants

Frank Jordan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

  • Behavior
  • Ecology
  • Marine biology
  • Physiology
  • Zoology

Melanie A. McKay, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, English; Director, Writing Across the Curriculum

  • Communication

Kimberlee Mix
Dr., Department of Biological Sciences

Robert A. (Bob) Thomas, Ph.D.
Director, Loyola Center for Environmental Communication, Center for Environmental Communications

  • Reptiles and amphibians, spiders, insects, marine animals, birds

William F. Walkenhorst
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

  • Biochemistry

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Business

Walter E. Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

  • Banking
  • Ethics

Nicholas Capaldi, Ph.D.
Clarence and Mildred Legendre-Soule Distinguished Scholar Chair, Business Ethics, Management Program

  • Ethics

Nikhil Celly
Assistant Professor of International Business, College of Business

  • International
  • Management

Ronald Christner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Finance Program

  • Real Estate

Wing Fok, Ph.D.
Professor, Management Program

  • International
  • Quality Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Michelle Kirtley Johnston, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Management Program

  • Communication
  • Management

Patrick M. Lynch, CPA, CFF, CFE, DABFA, CrFA, CPCU, CLU, ChFC, MS TAXATION
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Accounting Program

  • Captive Insurance Companies
  • Ethics, Fraud
  • Insurance

Michael Pennison
Training Coordinator - Small Business Development Center, College of Business

  • Business Planning
  • Disaster Recovery

Carmen Sunda
Director, Louisiana Small Business Development Center Greater New Orleans Region, College of Business

  • Customer satisfaction surveys and research
  • Finance
    Financing and sources of funds, including available loan programs, loan packages, credit issues
  • Marketing
    Marketing research, study and survey design and implementation, feasibility studies
  • Marketing, Business Planning
  • Small Business Management

Career Development

Roberta Kaskel
Director of Career Development, Career Development Center

Emily B. Russell
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Caucasus

Bernard A. Cook, Ph.D.
Provost Distinguished Professor II, Department of History

  • Chechnya, Abkhazia, South Ossetia

Central America

Uriel Quesada
Director Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, College of Humanities & Natural Sciences

  • Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Literary and Cultural Studies

Chemistry

Joelle S. Underwood
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry

William F. Walkenhorst
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

  • Drug specificity
  • Protein Chemistry
  • Protein folding and disease

Christianity

Cecelia M. Bennett
Associate Director, Loyola Institute for Ministry, Loyola Institute for Ministry

  • Canon Law for Laity, Roman Catholic Church
  • Canon Law for Parish Ministry, Roman Catholic Church
  • Lay Ministry,

Kurt Bindewald
Dean of University Ministry, University Ministry

  • Adult Faith Formation
  • Art and Liturgy
  • Christian Life Communities
  • Ignatian Spirituality
  • Resident Chaplaincy
  • Sacramental preparation

Jessica Mueller
Director of Christian Life Communities (CLC) Resident Chaplain in Carrollton Hall, University Ministry

  • Faith Formation
  • Ignatian Spirituality
    Small group faith sharing

Thomas Ryan
Director of the Loyola Institute for Ministry, Professor of Theology and Ministry, Loyola Institute for Ministry

  • Biblical Interpretation
  • Catholic Church
  • Church history
  • Spirituality

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City Government

Robert Verchick, J.D.
Gauthier-St. Martin Endowed Chair in Environmental Law, College of Law

Civil Liberties

Walter E. Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

Philip A. Dynia, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

William P. Quigley, J.D.
Janet Mary Riley Distinguished Professor; Director, Gillis Long Poverty Law Center

Civil Rights

Walter E. Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

Mitchell F. Crusto, J.D.
Professor of Law, College of Law

  • Katrina Personal Constutional Rights

Kenneth Keulman, Ph. D.
Professor, Department of Religious Studies

  • Church-state issues
  • Human rights

M. Isabel Medina, J.D.
Ferris Family Distinguished Professor, College of Law

  • Civil law

William P. Quigley, J.D.
Janet Mary Riley Distinguished Professor; Director, Gillis Long Poverty Law Center

Classical Studies

Connie Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Languages and Cultures

  • Ancient mystery cults
  • Classical mythology
  • Women in antiquity

Columbia, South America

Maurice P. Brungardt
Professor, Department of History

  • History of Colombia
    Guerrilla movements in Colombia, drugs in Colombia

Communications

Michael Giusti
Student Media Adviser, Mass Communication

Michelle Kirtley Johnston, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Management Program

  • Business communication
  • Gender differences in communications

David R. Zemmels
Assistant Professor and Director of Digital Technology, School of Mass Communication

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Computer Applications

Gerald L. Cannon, M.F.A.
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Visual Arts

  • Computer-based imaging

John A. Crutti, Jr.
Coordinator of Technology, College of Music & Fine Arts

  • Productivity using software and web sites

Lisa Gregoire
Programmer/Analyst, Academic Affairs

  • Information Technology
    Programing

Sanford E. Hinderlie, M.M.
Associate Professor, Music

  • Ear training for music theory by computer
  • Electronic and computer music
    Recording using Pro Tools, Classroom labs for music
  • Music synthesizers

Jim Hobbs
Online Services Coordinator, J. Edgar & Louise S. Monroe Library

  • Computerized/Electronic Information Services

Justin E. Levitov, Ph.D.
Professor, Graduate Program in Counseling

  • Social science applications

Melanie A. McKay, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, English; Director, Writing Across the Curriculum

  • Computers in the classroom
  • Teaching writing with the Internet

Stephen Murrish
Media Services Technician II, J. Edgar & Louise S. Monroe Library

  • Administration
  • OS X support and troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting
  • Windows PC Workstation support

David Myers, Ph.D.
Endowed Professor: Rev. Aloysius B. Goodspeed, S.J./Beggars Distinguished Professor in Communications, School of Mass Communication

  • Computer games
  • Computer play

David R. Zemmels
Assistant Professor and Director of Digital Technology, School of Mass Communication

Copyright

Walter E. Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

Mark J. Davis
Instructor, Music Industry Studies

George A. Howard
Assistant Professor, Music Industry Studies

Copyright Fair Use

Mark J. Davis
Instructor, Music Industry Studies

Corporate Governance

Mitchell F. Crusto, J.D.
Professor of Law, College of Law

  • Fiduciary Duties

Costume Design

Elizabeth S. Parent, M.F.A.
Extraordinary Faculty, Department of Theatre Arts & Dance

Counseling

Alicia A. Bourque, Ph.D.
Director, University Counseling Center, Office of Co-Curricular Programs

  • Students

Sandra Capdeboscq Brady
Administrative Assistant III, Graduate Program in Counseling

Andrew Crawford
Staff counselor, University Counseling Center

Thomas Foster
Assistant Professor of Counseling, College of Social Sciences

  • Counseling Older Adults

Justin E. Levitov, Ph.D.
Professor, Graduate Program in Counseling

  • Theory for adults and children

M.L. "Cissy" Petty, Ph.D
Vice President for Student Affairs and Associate Provost, Student Affairs Office

Emily B. Russell
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

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Creation

James C. Carter, S.J.
President Emeritus, Associate Professor of Physics, College of Humanities & Natural Sciences

Crime/Criminology

Patrick X. Bailey, M.S.
Director of Public Safety, University Police

  • Campus crime

Walter E. Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

Maurice P. Brungardt
Professor, Department of History

  • Illegal drugs from Latin America

George E. Capowich
Vice Provost, Academic Affairs

  • Causes of Violence

Dee Wood Harper, Jr., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Sociology

  • Death Sentence/Penalty
  • Domestic Violence
  • Murder
  • Robbery
  • Tourist Crime Victimization
  • Violent Crime

Marcus Kondkar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology

  • Domestic violence
  • Murder
  • Violence

Rae Taylor
Assistant Professor , Department of Criminal Justice

William E. Thornton, Ph.D.
Professor, Sociology; Chair, Criminal Justice, Department of Criminal Justice

  • Business security and crime prevention
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Premises liability

Lydia Voigt
Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology and Reverend Joseph H. Fichter, S. J., Distinguished Professor of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology

  • Causal Theories of Criminal Behavior
  • Crime Patterns and Trends (U.S. and Global)
  • History of Homicide in New Orleans
  • Homicide followed by Suicide
  • Security Assessments and Predictions of Dangerousness
  • Third Party Criminal Liability Suits

Cultural Studies

Josefa Salmon, Ph.D.
Professor of Spanish, Department of Languages and Cultures

  • Andean culture
  • Bolivian Indigenous culture

Christopher Schaberg
Assistant Professor of Contemporary Literature, Department of English

Lydia Voigt
Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology and Reverend Joseph H. Fichter, S. J., Distinguished Professor of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology

  • Culture and Society: Comparison of Chinese and U.S. Society
  • Culture and Sociey: Comparison of Russian and U.S. Society
  • Global Law and Social Control
  • Global Social Problems
  • International Crime Patterns and Trends

David R. Zemmels
Assistant Professor and Director of Digital Technology, School of Mass Communication

Democratization

Roger White, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Associate Professor, Academic Affairs

Development

Chris Wiseman, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Major Gifts, Division of Institutional Advancement

Domestic Violence

Rae Taylor
Assistant Professor , Department of Criminal Justice

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Drama and Theatre, Performing Arts

Eileen J. Doll
Associate Professor, Department of Languages and Cultures

  • 20th-century Spanish theater

Georgia C. Gresham, M.F.A.
Professor and Chair, Department of Theatre Arts & Dance

  • Production management
  • Scenic, costume, lighting design

Elizabeth S. Parent, M.F.A.
Extraordinary Faculty, Department of Theatre Arts & Dance

  • Musical theatre

David R. Zemmels
Assistant Professor and Director of Digital Technology, School of Mass Communication

Ecology and Environmental Sciences

John P. Clark, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Philosophy

  • Bioregionalism
  • Ecophilosophy
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Environmental Philosophy,
  • Social ecology

Craig S. Hood, Ph.D.
Professor of Biological Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences

  • Biology of bats
    All aspects of the biology of bats worldwide, as well as in Louisiana
  • Biology of bats
    All aspects of the biology of bats worldwide, as well as in Louisiana
  • Conservation biology
    Impacts of invasive species
  • Conservation biology
    Wetland and Biodiversity Loss.
  • Ecology, natural history of mammals
    Discussion of ecology, conservation biology of mammals worldwide, as well as in Louisiana

Anthony Ladd, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

  • Environmental justice issues
  • Environmental politics
    Controversies
  • Global ecological problems
  • The environmental movement

Robert A. (Bob) Thomas, Ph.D.
Director, Loyola Center for Environmental Communication, Center for Environmental Communications

  • Concensus Building
  • International Ecology and Enviromental Sciences
  • Policy Development
  • Stakeholder Communication
  • Wetlands issues, environmental issues, environmental communication, environmental politics, environmental policy, tropical ecology, urban issues

James L. Wee, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

  • Ecology and evolutionary biology of algae and protists as related to water quality

David A. White, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

  • Ecology of native and introduced plants
  • General global, regional, and local issues
  • Wetland loss and wetland plants
    Natural history of the Mississippi River delta

Economics

William Barnett, Ph.D., J.D.
Bank One Distinguished Professor of International Business and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

  • Austrian economics
    (School of thought)
  • International
    exchange rates; balance of payments/current
    account balance/trade deficit
  • Macroeconomics
    financial markets; interest rates; inflation; recessions/depressions; monetary policy/the Federal Reserve System; federal debt/deficit

Walter E. Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

John Levendis
Assistant Professor, College of Business

Education

Cecelia M. Bennett
Associate Director, Loyola Institute for Ministry, Loyola Institute for Ministry

  • Graduate Ministry Education

Walter E. Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

Dr. Boyd Blundell
Assistant Professor, Ethics, Department of Religious Studies

  • Role of Media, Social Networking (eg, Facebook) or 3D virtual platforms (eg, Second Life) in creating identity/community

Angie Brocato Hoffer
Associate Dean for Educational Systems, College of Business

  • Distance Learning, Online Education

Barbara C. Ewell, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of English

  • Educational Technology
    Teaching courses online

Edward R. McClellan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Music Education, College of Music & Fine Arts

  • Childhood and Adolescent Development
  • Distance Learning
  • Music Education
    Music in the Schools
  • Professional Development
  • Psychology of Teaching

Jean A. Meyer
Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting, College of Business

  • Continuing Professional Education

Petrice Sams-Abiodun, Ph.D.
Executive Director Lindy Boggs National Center for Community Literacy, Lindy Boggs National Center for Community Literacy

  • Adult and literacy

Catherine P. Zeph, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor, Loyola Institute for Ministry

  • Continuing Education

Educational Technology

John A. Crutti, Jr.
Coordinator of Technology, College of Music & Fine Arts

  • Student expectations and requirements

Alicia Hansen, M.M.E., M.L.I.S.
Associate Professor, Music & Instruction Coordinator, Reference Library

David R. Zemmels
Assistant Professor and Director of Digital Technology, School of Mass Communication

Entrepreneurship

Mitchell F. Crusto, J.D.
Professor of Law, College of Law

  • Business planning
  • Small business law

John A. Crutti, Jr.
Coordinator of Technology, College of Music & Fine Arts

  • Opportunities for entry into industry marketplace and career development

Brett Paul Matherne
Chase Minority Entrepreneurship Distinguished Professor, Management Program

  • Private Equity, High Growth Businesses, Business Incubators

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Environment

Kathy Anzelmo
Biology Instructor, Department of Biological Sciences

  • Recycling

John P. Clark, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Philosophy

  • Enviromental Philosophy

Anthony Ladd, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

  • Environmental controversies and disasters

Christopher Schaberg
Assistant Professor of Contemporary Literature, Department of English

Robert Verchick, J.D.
Gauthier-St. Martin Endowed Chair in Environmental Law, College of Law

  • Environmental Justice and Discrimination

Environmental Law, Justice and Discrimination

Walter E. Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

John P. Clark, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Philosophy

Ethics

S.L. Alexander, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Mass Communication

  • Journalism ethics

J.C. Berendzen
Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy

Walter E. Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

  • Medical

Dr. Boyd Blundell
Assistant Professor, Ethics, Department of Religious Studies

Nicholas Capaldi, Ph.D.
Clarence and Mildred Legendre-Soule Distinguished Scholar Chair, Business Ethics, Management Program

Dane S. Ciolino, J.D.
Alvin R. Christovich Distinguished Professor, College of Law

  • Legal and judicial ethics

John P. Clark, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Philosophy

  • Environmental Ethics
  • Global Justice

Kenneth Keulman, Ph. D.
Professor, Department of Religious Studies

  • Ethics and international relations

Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J.
University President, Office of the President

  • Medical

Dr. Elizabeth Willems, S.S.N.D.
Lecturer, Department of Religious Studies

  • Moral Theology
    Foundations of Moral Theology
  • Sexual Ethics
  • Social Ethics

Evolution

James C. Carter, S.J.
President Emeritus, Associate Professor of Physics, College of Humanities & Natural Sciences

Robert Gnuse, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Religious Studies

  • Biological evolution
    Punctuated equilibria as a mechanism for biological evolution
  • Relationship to Bible and religion
    Theistic evolution as an option instead of creationism or creation science

Craig S. Hood, Ph.D.
Professor of Biological Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences

  • Evolutionary theory
    Evolution today,
    Science as a way of knowing,
    Intelligent Design,
    Science/Religion debates

Robert A. (Bob) Thomas, Ph.D.
Director, Loyola Center for Environmental Communication, Center for Environmental Communications

  • For the lay person

David A. White, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

  • Basic evolution
    General principles of evolution, why the subject is the central paradigm to the biological sciences

Film

Sanford E. Hinderlie, M.M.
Associate Professor, Music

  • Film scoring

Andrew Macdonald
Professor, English, Department of English

  • International Film

Mary A. McCay, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of English

  • Harrison Ford
  • Science fiction films and popular culture

Christopher Schaberg
Assistant Professor of Contemporary Literature, Department of English

Finance

Jay Calamia
Vice President for Finance and Administration, Financial Affairs

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Financial Planning

Lynn Hoffman
Director, Internal Audit, Financial Affairs

  • Operational and financial controls

Forensic Science

Anna S. Duggar, MS, D-ABC
Director of Forensic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry

  • Bloodspatter Pattern Interpretation
    Overlapping spatter patterns; spatter patterns as part of crime scene reconstruction
  • Criminalistics
    Criminalistics practice and policy, both in the field and in the lab.
  • Laboratory Management
    Techniques and concerns in forensic laboratory management, particularly in the areas of: inter-agency and interdisciplinary cooperation; disaster management; infrastructure development; accreditation.
  • Latent Prints
    Chemical development of latent print patterns and comparison of latent and known prints
  • Serology
    Body fluid identification, particularly blood and seminal fluid, and as a screening technique prior to DNA analysis.

Fund-raising

Chris Wiseman, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Major Gifts, Division of Institutional Advancement

Gender

Walter E. Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

Michelle Kirtley Johnston, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Management Program

  • Gender differences in communication

Marcus Kondkar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology

  • Gender and law
    Crime
  • Gender inequality

Melanie A. McKay, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, English; Director, Writing Across the Curriculum

  • Gender and rhetoric

M. Isabel Medina, J.D.
Ferris Family Distinguished Professor, College of Law

Emily B. Russell
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Rae Taylor
Assistant Professor , Department of Criminal Justice

Catherine Wessinger
Rev. H. James Yamauchi, S.J. Professor of the History of Religions, Department of Religious Studies

  • Women in religions, Women's religious leadership

Genocide

Bernard A. Cook, Ph.D.
Provost Distinguished Professor II, Department of History

  • Genocide past and present

Gerontology

Thomas Foster
Assistant Professor of Counseling, College of Social Sciences

  • Any kind of gerontological issues
    Retirement
    Dementia

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Global Affairs

Roger White, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Associate Professor, Academic Affairs

Graphic Arts

Daniela Marx, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Arts

  • Motion Graphics
  • Screen Priniting
  • Typography

Greek Life

M.L. "Cissy" Petty, Ph.D
Vice President for Student Affairs and Associate Provost, Student Affairs Office

Haiti

Dr. Jean Montès
Associate Professor of Music, Director of Orchestral Studies and Coordinator of Strings, College of Music & Fine Arts

  • Haitian Music

Angel Adam Parham
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology

Health

Walter E. Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

Alicia A. Bourque, Ph.D.
Director, University Counseling Center, Office of Co-Curricular Programs

  • Mental Health
    General mental health concerns regarding the college-aged population

Tyler Smith
Instructor of Voice, College of Music & Fine Arts

  • Vocal Health

Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J.
University President, Office of the President

  • Patient Care

Higher Education

Jim Hobbs
Online Services Coordinator, J. Edgar & Louise S. Monroe Library

  • Academic Libraries

Lydia Voigt
Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology and Reverend Joseph H. Fichter, S. J., Distinguished Professor of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology

  • Assessment of Institutional Effectiveness
  • Crisis Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Student Learning Outcomes
  • The H. E. Quality Enhancement Model
  • University Accreditation Issues

David R. Zemmels
Assistant Professor and Director of Digital Technology, School of Mass Communication

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Higher Educational Assessment

George E. Capowich
Vice Provost, Academic Affairs

  • Effectiveness

M.L. "Cissy" Petty, Ph.D
Vice President for Student Affairs and Associate Provost, Student Affairs Office

Historic Preservation

Connie Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Languages and Cultures

  • New Orleans

History

Maurice P. Brungardt
Professor, Department of History

  • Latin American history

Bernard A. Cook, Ph.D.
Provost Distinguished Professor II, Department of History

  • Holocaust

Behrooz Moazami
Assistant Professor of History, Department of History

John Mosier, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of English

  • Collapse of Soviet Union

Leo A. Nicoll, S.J.
Associate Professor, Department of History

  • Austro-Hungarian history

John Nielsen
Dr., Department of History

  • Ancient History
    Mesopotamia
    Antiquities
    Babylonia
    Assyria

Justin A. Nystrom
Extraordinary Faculty, Department of History

  • Civil War and Reconstruction New Orleans
    I have a forthcoming work entitled "New Orleans after the Civil War: Race, Politics, and a New Birth of Freedom" which will be published by the Johns Hopkins University press by April 1, 2010. I would be happy to engage questions about the Civil War and its legacy in New Orleans and the South.

Elizabeth S. Parent, M.F.A.
Extraordinary Faculty, Department of Theatre Arts & Dance

  • Arts and Dance History

Leslie G. Parr, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Mass Communication

  • History of photography
  • Women's History

Connie Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Languages and Cultures

  • Ancient Greece and Rome

John T. Sebastian
Assistant Professor of Medieval Literature; Deputy Director, University Honors Program; Director, Medieval Studies Program, Department of English

  • England in the 14th and 15th centuries

Christi Keating Sumich
Ph.D., Department of History

Homicide

Anna S. Duggar, MS, D-ABC
Director of Forensic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry

  • Evidence recovery and analysis

Rae Taylor
Assistant Professor , Department of Criminal Justice

Human Resources

Kendra Reed, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and MBA Director, College of Business

  • Benefits
  • Human resources management
  • Human Resources Management

Donna Rochon
Manager-Payroll & Benefits, Human Resources

Immigration

Walter E. Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

Hiroko Kusuda
Assistant Clinic Professor, College of Law

  • Deportation and Detention of Immigrants

M. Isabel Medina, J.D.
Ferris Family Distinguished Professor, College of Law

  • Immigration law

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Institutional Effectiveness

George E. Capowich
Vice Provost, Academic Affairs

  • Effectiveness

Insurance

Mitchell F. Crusto, J.D.
Professor of Law, College of Law

  • Afro-American/Louisiana history

Intellectual Property

Walter E. Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

George A. Howard
Assistant Professor, Music Industry Studies

International Business Strategy, Multinational Enterprise

Len J. Trevino
Gerald N. Gaston Eminent Scholar Chair in International Business, International Business

  • Multinational Enterprise
    I have published manuscripts examining movements of the multinational enterprise in all parts of the world. Some of the topics center around understanding how institutional profiles and cultures in host countries impact multinational enterprise's activities around the globe.

International Development Studies

Michael Bouzigard, S.J., D.Phil.
visiting assistant professor, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, College of Humanities & Natural Sciences

  • the Caribbean and Central America
    social/ economic development of refugees/migrants within both host/home countries; economic personalism and its connection to Catholic social teaching

International Education

Debra Danna
Director, Center for International Education

  • International education and students

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International Exchange Programs

James M. Klebba, J.D.
Victor H. Schiro Distinguished Professor, College of Law

  • Student services
    International exchange programs

International Logistics

Wing Fok, Ph.D.
Professor, Management Program

Internet

David R. Zemmels
Assistant Professor and Director of Digital Technology, School of Mass Communication

Italy

Elizabeth S. Parent, M.F.A.
Extraordinary Faculty, Department of Theatre Arts & Dance

  • Italian Textiles
    Silk industry and the silk route and effect on commerce and arts
  • Sicily
    Link of Louisiana residents to the island of Sicily

Jazz

Sanford E. Hinderlie, M.M.
Associate Professor, Music

  • Jazz piano

Jesuit identity

James P. Bradley, S.J.
Senior Fellow, Jesuit Center, The Jesuit Center

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Journalism

Michael Giusti
Student Media Adviser, Mass Communication

Labor

Walter E. Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

Craig Robert Senn
Associate Professor, College of Law

  • Labor law, employment discrimination law, employment law

Language/Linguistics

Eileen J. Doll
Associate Professor, Department of Languages and Cultures

  • Spanish language and culture

William J. Farge, S.J., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Japanese, Department of Languages and Cultures

  • Japanese language and history

Andrew Macdonald
Professor, English, Department of English

  • Local and Louisiana Language and Dialect

Peter S. Rogers, S.J.
Associate Professor of French, Department of Languages and Cultures

  • French literature
  • French Literature
    Translations dealing with literary subjects.

Josefa Salmon, Ph.D.
Professor of Spanish, Department of Languages and Cultures

  • Latin American literature and culture

James E. Viator, J.D.
Adams and Reese Distinguished Professorship in Civil Law, College of Law

  • Creole studies and linguistics

Latin America

Josefa Salmon, Ph.D.
Professor of Spanish, Department of Languages and Cultures

  • Latin American thought

Law

S.L. Alexander, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Mass Communication

  • Communication law
  • Free press/fair trial concerns

Mary Garvey Algero, J.D.
Warren E. Mouledoux Distinguished Professor of Law & Director of Legal Research and Writing Program, College of Law

  • Ethics
  • Federal civil procedure
  • Legal research, analysis
  • Legal writing

Walter E. Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Economics Program

Cheryl P. Buchert
Associate Clinical Professor of Law, College of Law

  • Family Law
    Post-Katrina custody relocation issues

Dane S. Ciolino, J.D.
Alvin R. Christovich Distinguished Professor, College of Law

  • Criminal law
  • Legal and judicial ethics

Mitchell F. Crusto, J.D.
Professor of Law, College of Law

  • Business law
  • Environmental management
  • Governmental affairs
  • Property

Dominique Custos, Ph.D.
Professor, College of Law

  • Comparative Law
    Comparative Law
  • European law
  • French law

Caroline Fayard
Professor of Law/Westerfield Fellow, College of Law

Davida Finger
Staff Attorney, College of Law

  • Post-Katrina Civil Legal Issues, Including Housing

Robert A. Garda, Jr., J.D.
Assistant Professor, College of Law

  • Contracts Law
  • Education Law
  • Ethics

Bobby M. Harges, J.D.
Adams and Reese Distinguished Professorship II, College of Law

  • Criminal law
  • Evidence law
  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Torts law

Dee Wood Harper, Jr., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Sociology

  • Criminal justice policy

James M. Klebba, J.D.
Victor H. Schiro Distinguished Professor, College of Law

  • Civil procedure
  • Evidence
  • Federal courts
  • Water

Kathryn V. Lorio, J.D.
Leon C. Sarpy Distinguished Professor, College of Law

  • New reproductive technologies

Mary H. Maiden
Assistant to the Director of the Law Library, College of Law

  • Law Library Administration

M. Isabel Medina, J.D.
Ferris Family Distinguished Professor, College of Law

  • Immigration

Pamela Meyers
Director, Law Records, College of Law

  • Law Records

Lawrence W. Moore, S.J., J.D., LL.M.
Professor and Associate Dean, College of Law

  • Civil procedure
  • Courts
    Federal

William A. Neilson, J.D.
Associate Professor, College of Law

  • Corporations
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, Sccessions, Donations

Denise M. Pilie
Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor, College of Law

  • Mediation; Arbitration
    use of mediation as a means to resolve commercial, domestic, civil and criminal disputes; use of conflict resoltion strategies as a means to resolve global conflicts such as climate change, war, and social injustice; arbitration of civil disputes

William P. Quigley, J.D.
Janet Mary Riley Distinguished Professor; Director, Gillis Long Poverty Law Center

  • Civil disobedience
    Represented more than 100 people in civil disobedience cases
  • Death penalty
    Represented several death penalty inmates, work on moratorium against death penalty
  • General including civil rights, civil liberties
    Was General Counsel for ACLU of Louisiana for 15 years
  • Rights of employees, Living wage
    Authored book, articles and represented groups on living wage issues

Craig Robert Senn
Associate Professor, College of Law

  • Contracts, commercial transactions

Stephen I Singer
Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Law Clinic

  • Criminal Law
    Evidence
  • Criminal Law
    Indigent Defense/Public Defense
  • Criminal Law
    Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Law
    Death Penalty
  • Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals
  • Criminal Law
    Ethics
  • Criminal Law
    Courts and Judges
  • Criminal Law
    Criminal Procedure
  • Criminal Law
    Criminal Defense

Marcus A.J. Smith, Ph.D., J.D.
Associate Professor, Department of English

  • Gun issues

John Snyder, J.D.
Conrad N. Hilton Eminent Scholar in Music Industry Studies, Music

  • Music Law

Dian M. Tooley-Knoblett, J.D.
Jones Walker Distinguished Professor, College of Law

  • Conflict of laws
  • Louisiana property and sales law
  • Property, Community Property

Robert Verchick, J.D.
Gauthier-St. Martin Endowed Chair in Environmental Law, College of Law

  • International Environmental
  • Climate Change and Law
  • Disaster and Law
  • Enviromental, Land Use & Zoning
  • Sex Discrimination

Monica Hof Wallace
Associate Professor of Law, College of Law

  • Donations
  • Family Law
  • Successions

Jeanne Woods, J.D.
Henry F. Bonura, Jr., Distinguished Professor, College of Law

  • International law

Leadership

M.L. "Cissy" Petty, Ph.D
Vice President for Student Affairs and Associate Provost, Student Affairs Office

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Library Services

Alicia Hansen, M.M.E., M.L.I.S.
Associate Professor, Music & Instruction Coordinator, Reference Library

Jim Hobbs
Online Services Coordinator, J. Edgar & Louise S. Monroe Library

Literacy

Michael Cowan, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Lindy Boggs National Center for Community Literacy

  • Community literacy

Literature

John J. Biguenet, M.F.A.
Robert Hunter Distinguished Professor, Department of English

  • Literary Translation

Barbara C. Ewell, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of English

  • Southern literature
    Kate Chopin

William J. Farge, S.J., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Japanese, Department of Languages and Cultures

  • Japanese literature

Andrew Macdonald
Professor, English, Department of English

  • Film Adaptation
    Shakespeare, Jane Austin

Mary A. McCay, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of English

  • Book clubs reading women authors
  • Contemporary New Orleans writers
  • Rachel Carson
  • Women's literature

Elizabeth S. Parent, M.F.A.
Extraordinary Faculty, Department of Theatre Arts & Dance

Josefa Salmon, Ph.D.
Professor of Spanish, Department of Languages and Cultures

  • Bolivian Indigenous literature
  • Latin American thought
    Indigenous and Ethnic issues, Indian movements, nationalism

Christopher Schaberg
Assistant Professor of Contemporary Literature, Department of English

Marcus A.J. Smith, Ph.D., J.D.
Associate Professor, Department of English

  • John Kennedy Toole, Walker Percy

Louisiana

S.L. Alexander, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Mass Communication

  • New Orleans courtrooms
    True Live Tales of New Orleans Courtrooms

Mary Garvey Algero, J.D.
Warren E. Mouledoux Distinguished Professor of Law & Director of Legal Research and Writing Program, College of Law

  • Law
    Use of precedent in the Louisiana system and sources of Louisiana law

Mitchell F. Crusto, J.D.
Professor of Law, College of Law

  • Afro-American/Louisiana history

Barbara C. Ewell, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of English

  • Louisiana literature, writers
    Kate Chopin

Angel Adam Parham
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology

  • Connections between Haiti and Louisiana

Dian M. Tooley-Knoblett, J.D.
Jones Walker Distinguished Professor, College of Law

  • Louisiana property and sales law

James E. Viator, J.D.
Adams and Reese Distinguished Professorship in Civil Law, College of Law

  • Creole studies and linguistics
  • Legal history, Louisiana tort and contract law

Loyola

Kurt Bindewald
Dean of University Ministry, University Ministry

  • Loyola Jesuit Mission and Identity

Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J.
University President, Office of the President

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