A Guide to Faculty/Staff Media Sources and Speakers

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Name Topic Areas
Forman, Pamela J. gender, sexuality, women's sports (Title IX and gender equity in intercollegiate athletics)

Hart-Brinson, Peter gay marriage (public opinion), generations and social change, civic engagement, political communication, media and social movements

Kaldjian, Paul human geography in general (emphasis on place, space, scale and the intersections of people, culture and environment); regional geography of the Middle East (emphasis on Turkey, Anatolia, Istanbul); geography of the Baltic region (emphasis on Finland); geography of food (emphasis on local-regional food systems); rural geographies (emphasis on rural outmigration and rural-urban connections). Keywords: Middle East, Turkey, Anatolia, Istanbul, Armenians, Finland, Baltic, food, food systems, farmers markets, urban-rural, migration, human geography.

Ostrander, Phil trombone, wind conducting, jazz, music education

Pace, Joel William Wordsworth, romanticism, transcendentalism, Anglo-American literary relations, bibliography, history of the book

Paine, Thomas computer networking, computer security, computer network forensics, software engineering, information systems

Paradise, Jonathan Judaism, biblical studies, Hebrew studies, Holocaust

Patchin, Justin W. criminal justice, juvenile justice, juvenile delinquency prevention, school violence, evaluation research, criminology, cyberbullying, online aggression, MySpace, online social networking, adolescent Internet use

Peters, Gretchen musicology and music history, history of Western European music, non-Western music, music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Peterson, Geoffrey voting behavior, public opinion polling, elections, media and politics, political advertising, American Indian politics

Pierce, Crispin health risks, environmental protection, water quality, air quality, poisonings, drug safety

Pierson, Kim general physics, surface science, deposition and characterization of thin films, scanning electronic microscopy, sputtering of metallic alloys

Poirier, Sheryl professional etiquette; networking/working a room; preparing for an event/predinner etiquette; the place setting/dining styles/serving order/the meal; tipping/toasting/ending a meal/do's and don'ts

Quinn, Patricia history, art and architecture of medieval Europe

See, Patti learning styles and needs of students with varied learning styles, first-year experience, Third Wave of feminism, organ donation (specifically, living kidney donation and bone marrow donation), Lake Hallie, process of writing creatively, blogging, creative nonfiction writing.

Thomas, Paul J. planetary science, comet and asteroid collisions with planets of the solar system, role comets played in origins and evolution of life, oceans on the moon Europa and other worlds of the outer solar system. Keywords: Eau Claire Planet Walk, Ask a Scientist series at the Acoustic Cafe, Art AND Science program at UW-Eau Claire.