A Guide to Faculty/Staff Media Sources and Speakers

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Name Topic Areas
Boehnen, Tim Risk management, safety, insurance, worker's compensation, emergency management, disaster planning, workplace safety, chemical spill response planning, office ergonomics. Keywords: OSHA, WC, regulatory compliance, DSCA, DOMOPs, hazards, environmental health and safety, EHS.

Chmielewski, Terry L. male-female communication, interpersonal communication, conflict, image of organizations, media relations, crisis communication, issues analysis and management

Gillman, Tom mental toughness training, sport psychology and counseling of athletes, utilization of personnel in athletics

Hilton, Tom information assurance, information systems security, information systems risk analysis, information ethics, database design, data modeling.

Kakegawa, Tomomi Japanese language and syntax

Kemp, Thomas Local economic issues (western Wisconsin), macroeconomics, non-market valuation, politics and economics. Keywords: economy, Eau Claire, western Wisconsin, economic modeling, political economy.

King, Thomas W. Human factors and ergonomics in device design and engineering; Speech and non-speech communication and assistive technologies in speaking, writing, typing, dialing, computer access; Speech and voice performance; Family and sibling considerations regarding disabilities; Wisconsin pioneer history, agricultural practices and homestead technologies; Morse code and modern Morse code in rehabilitation and education; Tap codes in POW and other applications; Traditional Okinawan Karate-do and lifetime activity and fitness; Writing and publishing regarding related topics; Folk composing and song writing. Keywords: human factors, device design and engineering, practical and applied enabling technologies for communication, work and recreation, Morse code, tap codes, Okinawan Karate-do, lifetime activity, fitness, writing, folk composing and song writing, human factors in device design, enabling and assistive technologies, practical communication sciences.

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

Taylor, Wilson biology, botany, fossils, plants, evolution, evolution vs. creation "science"

Taylor, Dale Music therapy and the brain; music for recovery from traumatic brain injury; music and memory; curricular diversity; overcoming racial and cultural stereotypes. Keywords: neuroscience, implicit bias.

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.

Tong, Simei functional analysis

Tschida, David Communicating about environmental issues and advocacy, communication/media literacy, communication strategies or techniques, how audiences determine meaning(s) in the communication they encounter, public speaking.

Turner, Stephanie public understanding of DNA science in human medicine and animal conservation, ethical issues in public and private medical research, writing effective user documentation for informed consent and patient education

Turtinen, Lloyd Lyme disease

Wellnitz, Todd Streams, aquatic organisms, aquatic ecology, marine biology, insects and other invertebrates. Keywords: macroinvertebrates, non-point source pollution, mountain streams, sharks, Belize, Argentina.