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Speaker's Bureau/Expert Topics

 

Following is a list of employees who are interested in sharing their area(s) of expertise with community groups. The media can use this list to find sources for stories or community groups can utilize the list to find interesting speakers for meetings or events.

 

Community groups may choose to contact the individuals directly from the list below (by category or topic). You may also contact the PR Office at 740.588.1565 and we'll connect you with the appropriate faculty, staff or administrator at the Zanesville campus to meet your need to secure a speaker. The media is asked to contact the PR Office and we'll connect you with a local source or help you reach out to the Ohio University Expert Panel that is coordinated through University Communications and Marketing in Athens.

 

Arts

 

 

 

A cappella Congressional Song Leading

Charles Savage

740-588-1524

savagec@ohio.edu

Art History and Appreciation

Bill Christy

740-588-1482

christyw@ohio.edu

Classical Music History

Charles Savage

740-588-1524

savagec@ohio.edu

Computer Music

Bill Christy

740-588-1482

christyw@ohio.edu

Creativity

Charles Savage

740-588-1524

savagec@ohio.edu

Fan Studies

Lisa Haven

740-588-1535

havenl@ohio.edu

Film Noir

Bill Christy

740-588-1482

christyw@ohio.edu

Folk Music History

Charles Savage

740-588-1524

savagec@ohio.edu

Jazz History

Bill Christy

740-588-1482

christyw@ohio.edu

Music: Live Acoustic Performance of Folk, Rock, Americana, and Blues Cover Songs

Michael Nern

740-588-1465

nern@ohio.edu

Music and Poetry: Live Acoustic Performance of Original Spoof Songs About Work (Folk, Rock, Americana, and Blues)

Michael Nern

740-588-1465

nern@ohio.edu

Music Composition/Theory

Charles Savage

740-588-1524

savagec@ohio.edu

Poetry: Why Does Poetry Still Matter?

Michael Nern

740-588-1465

nern@ohio.edu

Poetry: Live Reading of Original Work and/or Other Great Poets’ Work

Michael Nern

740-588-1465

nern@ohio.edu

Poetry and Music: Combination of Original Poetry, Music, and Tribute Performances of Poems and Songs by Other Artists

Michael Nern

740-588-1465

nern@ohio.edu

Rock and Roll History

History of Rock and Roll

Bill Christy

Charles Savage

740-588-1482

740-588-1524

christyw@ohio.edu

savagec@ohio.edu

Silent Film Comedy: Charlie Chaplin and/or Sydney Chaplin

Lisa Haven

740-588-1535

havenl@ohio.edu

Silent Film

Lisa Haven

740-588-1535

havenl@ohio.edu

Comedy

 

 

 

Humor

Mark Shatz

740-588-1496

shatz@ohio.edu

Computer

 

 

 

Computers and Music

Bill Christy

740-588-1482

christyw@ohio.edu

Culture & Diversity

 

 

 

African (East) Culture

Tarig Higazi

740-588-1533

higazi@ohio.edu

Connections between Artistic Periods in Literature and Music

Beatrice Giannandrea

407-920-9865

giannand@ohio.edu

     

Culture

Sheida Shirvani

740-588-1499

shirvani@ohio.edu

Hong Kong and Chinese Communication

Rita Ng

740-588-1518

ng@ohio.edu

How English and Spanish Connect from a Common Root in Latin

Beatrice Giannandrea

407-920-9865

giannand@ohio.edu

International Education

Jenifer Cushman

740-588-1434

cushmanj@ohio.edu

Iran Past and Present

Shahrokh Ghaffari

740-588-1552

ghaffari@ohio.edu

Is there a Latino Race?

Beatrice Giannandrea

407-920-9865

giannand@ohio.edu

     

Managing in a Diverse and Multicultural Environment

Rita Ng

740-588-1518

ng@ohio.edu

Middle Eastern Culture

Mohannad AL-Saghir

740-588-1531

al-saghi@ohio.edu

Visit India: An American's Perspective (education, culture, values)

Christine Shaw

740-588-1565

shaw@ohio.edu

What is a good translation? How to Translate

Beatrice Giannandrea

407-920-9865

giannand@ohio.edu

     

Education Pedagogy & Research

     

Child Guidance

Colleen Romito

740-588-1509

romitoc@ohio.edu

Distance Learning

Larry Tumblin

740-588-1512

tumblin@ohio.edu

Early Childhood Education Literacy and Math

Colleen Romito

740-588-1509

romitoc@ohio.edu

Future Technology Impact

Larry Tumblin

740-588-1512

tumblin@ohio.edu

Inquiry-Based Teaching Methods with Mathematics Emphasis

Lisa Douglass

740-704-1975

douglal3@ohio.edu

     

International Education

Jenifer Cushman

740-588-1434

cushmanj@ohio.edu

     

Leadership Theory and Application

Larry Tumblin

740-588-1512

tumblin@ohio.edu

Middle Childhood Mathematics

Lisa Douglass

740-704-1975

douglal3@ohio.edu

     

Parent Education

Colleen Romito

740-588-1509

romitoc@ohio.edu

Personal Productivity

Larry Tumblin

740-588-1512

tumblin@ohio.edu

Preparing Today’s Future Teachers for Tomorrow’s Students

Jonathan Carroll

740-588-1452

carrolj2@ohio.edu

Project-based Learning

Lisa Douglass

740-704-1975

douglal3@ohio.edu

Technology in Education

Larry Tumblin

740-588-1512

tumblin@ohio.edu

Family Relations

 

 

 

Coping With Loss

Mark Shatz

740-588-1496

shatz@ohio.edu

Helping Children Deal with Loss

Mark Shatz

740-588-1496

shatz@ohio.edu

Public Child Welfare Services in Ohio

Child Abuse and Neglect

Social Justice Issues

Social Work with the Oppressed, Marginalized, or Disadvantaged in the United States

Tracy Pritchard

740-310-2961

pritchar@ohio.edu

Gender Issues

 

 

 

Gender

Sheida Shirvani

740-588-1499

shirvani@ohio.edu

Gender, Technology and Social Media

Sheida Shirvani

740-588-1499

shirvani@ohio.edu

     

Women’s Issues/Literature

Lisa Haven

740-588-1535

havenl@ohio.edu

Women and Heart Disease

Pamela Sealover

740-588-1514

Sealover@ohio.edu

Health Issues

     

Addition

Kitty Consolo

740-587-7879

consolo@ohio.edu

Communicable Diseases

Sheryl House

740-588-1543

houses@ohio.edu

Evaluating your Risk of Heart Disease

Pamela Sealover

740-588-1473

sealover@ohio.edu

Exercise, Fitness and Nutrition

Kitty Consolo

740-587-7879

consolo@ohio.edu

Heart Disease

Pamela Sealover

740-588-1514

sealover@ohio.edu

Heart Disease

Kitty Consolo

740-587-7879

consolo@ohio.edu

High Blood Pressure

Pamela Sealover

740-588-1514

sealover@ohio.edu

Infectious Diseases

Tarig Higazi

740-588-1533

higazi@ohio.edu

Mental Health Issues (customized)

Tim Blake

740-588-1470

blaket@ohio.edu

     

Parasitology

Tarig Higazi

740-588-1533

higazi@ohio.edu

Resilience and Safety When Running

Kitty Consolo

740-587-7879

consolo@ohio.edu

Tropical Medicine

Tarig Higazi

740-588-1533

higazi@ohio.edu

Vascular Disease

Pamela Sealover

740-588-1514

sealover@ohio.edu

Women's Health Issues

Stacie Sweet

740-588-1497

sweets@ohio.edu

Women's Health Issues

Kitty Consolo

740-587-7879

consolo@ohio.edu

Higher Education

 

 

 

Admission and Financial Aid Preparation for High School Students

College is Knowledge Presentation for Adults Preparing to Attend College

Financial Aid Presentation Night for Parents of High School Seniors

Planning for Your College Education (all grade levels)

Vicki DeLucas

740-588-1441

delucas@ohio.edu

College Planning

College Readiness

College Search Process

Jason Howard

740-588-1442

howardj2@ohio.edu

Higher Education Leadership

Jenifer Cushman

740-588-1434

cushmanj@ohio.edu

Undergraduate Research Strategies for Regional Campus Students

Shadi Abu-Baker

740-588-2561

abu@ohio.edu

     

History

     

Aviation History

Bill Christy

740-588-1482

christyw@ohio.edu

History of  World War II

Bill Christy

740-588-1482

christyw@ohio.edu

United States Foreign Policy

Morten Bach

740-588-1540

bach@ohio.edu

Vietnam War

Morten Bach

740-588-1540

bach@ohio.edu

     

Professional Development

     

Assertiveness Training/Communication Skills

Mark Shatz

740-588-1496

shatz@ohio.edu

Conflict

Sheida Shirvani

740-588-1499

shirvani@ohio.edu

Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace

Rita Ng

740-588-1518

ng@ohio.edu

Free Speech

Amy White

740-588-1558

whitea1@ohio.edu

Humor the Productivity Enhancer

Mark Shatz

740-588-1496

shatz@ohio.edu

Birth Order Personality

Charitable Giving

Manners 101

Public Speaking

Cindy Linn

740-588-1547

linnc@ohio.edu

Interviewing Skills

Sheida Shirvani

740-588-1499

shirvani@ohio.edu

Liberty

Amy White

740-588-1558

whitea1@ohio.edu

Logical Argumentation Debate

Amy White

740-588-1558

whitea1@ohio.edu

Managing in a Diverse and Multicultural Environment

Rita Ng

740-588-1518

ng@ohio.edu

Medical Ethics

Amy White

740-588-1558

whitea1@ohio.edu

New Skills for Success in Today's Organization

Rita Ng

740-588-1518

ng@ohio.edu

Public Speaking

Sheida Shirvani

740-588-1499

shirvani@ohio.edu

Training and Team Work

Sheida Shirvani

740-588-1499

shirvani@ohio.edu

Sciences                                         

     

Chemistry Collaborations in Business & Industry

Shadi Abu-Baker

740-588-2561

abu@ohio.edu

     

Entomology: What About Bugs?

Lisa Haven    

740-588-1535

havenl@ohio.edu

Geology & The Environment

Linda Taylor

740-588-2555

taylorl1@ohio.edu

Global Environmental Issues

Shahrokh Ghaffari

740-588-1552

ghaffari@ohio.edu

Green Environment

Mohannad AL-Saghir

740-588-1531

al-saghi@ohio.edu

Medicinal Plants

Microbiology

Mohannad AL-Saghir

740-588-1531

al-saghi@ohio.edu

Nitrate Level in Local Water Supplies

Shadi Abu-Baker

740-588-2561

abu@ohio.edu

Selected Biology topics

Tarig Higazi

740-588-1533

higazi@ohio.edu

Stress Management/Wellness

 

 

 

Fitness Five Minutes at a Time

Kathy Normansell

740-588-1430

normanse@ohio.edu

Just b-r-e-a-t-h-e: Simple relaxation techniques

Kathy Normansell

740-588-1430

normanse@ohio.edu

Prescription to Play: The Importance of Recreation Throughout Lifespan

Stress Management

Kathy Normansell

 

Kathy Normansell

740-588-1430

 

740-588-1430

normanse@ohio.edu

 

normanse@ohio.edu

Stress Management

Mark Shatz

740-588-1496

shatz@ohio.edu

Stress Management

Sheryl House

740-588-1543

houses@ohio.edu

Various Other Topics

 

 

 

Aviation History

Bill Christy

740-588-1482

christyw@ohio.edu

Buster Keaton

Lisa Haven         

740-588-1535

havenl@ohio.edu

Creative Non-Fiction Writing

Lisa Haven

740-588-1535

havenl@ohio.edu

Grant Writing 101

Christine Shaw

740-588-1565

shaw@ohio.edu

I Got the Grant, Now What?

Christine Shaw

740-588-1565

shaw@ohio.edu

Introduction to Advanced Composition

Lisa Haven

740-588-1535

havenl@ohio.edu

20th Century British and American Literature

Lisa Haven

740-588-1535

havenl@ohio.edu

Postcard and Postcard Collecting

Lisa Haven

740-588-1535

havenl@ohio.edu

The Beat Generation Writers

Lisa Haven

740-588-1535

havenl@ohio.edu

World War II, History of

Bill Christy

740-588-1482

christyw@ohio.edu

Youth Sports: Whose ball is it?

Kathy Normansell

740-588-1430

normanse@ohio.edu