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Speakers Bureau

 

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

     

Classical Music History

Charles Savage

740-588-1524

savagec@ohio.edu

Creativity

Charles Savage

740-588-1524

savagec@ohio.edu

Fan Studies

Lisa Haven

740-588-1535

havenl@ohio.edu

History of Rock and Roll

Charles Savage

740-588-1524

savagec@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

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

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

Eastern Europe: Hidden Treasures

Gabriela Popa

740-588-1469

popag@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

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

Mexico: Education and Culture

Gabriela Popa

740-588-1469

popag@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

740-624-3150

shaw@ohio.edu

What is a good translation? How to Translate

Beatrice Giannandrea

407-920-9865

giannand@ohio.edu

Education Pedagogy & Research

     

Distance Learning

Larry Tumblin

740-588-1512

tumblin@ohio.edu

Future Technology Impact

Larry Tumblin

740-588-1512

tumblin@ohio.edu

High Fidelity Simulation in Nursing Education

Matthew Fox

740-588-1485

foxm4@ohio.edu

Leadership Theory and Application

Larry Tumblin

740-588-1512

tumblin@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

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

Invisible Women

Beatrice Giannandrea

407-920-9865

giannand@ohio.edu

LGBTQ Awareness & Concerns

Amy White 

740-588-1558

whitea@ohio.edu 

Women in Latin American Literature, Art, & Politics

Beatrice Giannandrea

407-920-9865

giannand@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

     

Addiction

Kitty Consolo

740-587-7879

consolo@ohio.edu

Adult Immunizations & Communicable Diseases

Sheryl House

740-588-1543

houses@ohio.edu

Cardiac & Vascular Health Disorders

Matthew Fox

740-588-1485

foxm4@ohio.edu

CPR & First Aid

Kitty Consolo

740-587-7879

consolo@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

Tree & Landscape Management on College Campus

Tree Risk Assessment - University & Municipal Level

Large Tree Preservation & Transplanting

Andrew Freeman

740-588-1546

freemana@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

     

Active Shooter Prevention Training

Kitty Consolo

740-587-7879

consolo@ohio.edu

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

Logical Argumentation Debate

Amy White

740-588-1558

whitea@ohio.edu

Managing in a Diverse and Multicultural Environment

Rita Ng

740-588-1518

ng@ohio.edu

Medical Ethics

Amy White

740-588-1558

whitea@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                                         

     

Astronomy: Our planet Earth in the Universe

 

Astronomy: What and how do we know?

 

Energy: Production, Consumption, & Consequences

 

Physics and Astronomy: Earth versus Mars

 

Physics: Microscopic versus Macroscopic

 

Popa, Gabriela

740-588-1469

popag@ohio.edu

Chemistry Collaborations in Business & Industry

Shadi Abu-Baker

740-588-2561

abu@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

Mindfulness Meditation

Matthew Fox

740-588-1485

foxm4@ohio.edu

Prescription to Play: The Importance of Recreation Throughout Lifespan

Stress Management

Kathy Normansell

740-588-1430

normanse@ohio.edu

Stress Management

Mark Shatz

740-588-1496

shatz@ohio.edu

Stress Management

Sheryl House

740-588-1543

houses@ohio.edu

Stress Management

Kitty Consolo

740-587-7879

consolo@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

Ethical & Philosophical Issues in Death & Dying

Amy White

740-588-1558

whitea@ohio.edu

Grant Writing 101

Christine Shaw

740-624-3150

shaw@ohio.edu

I Got the Grant, Now What?

Christine Shaw

740-624-3150

shaw@ohio.edu

Importance of Philosophy & Critical Thinking

Amy White

740-588-1558

whitea@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

Importance of Philosophy & Critical Thinking

Amy White

740-588-1558

whitea@ohio.edu

Large Tree Preservation & Transplanting

Andrew Freeman

740-588-1546

freemana@ohio.edu

Nursing Informatics

Matthew Fox

740-588-1485

foxm4@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