Expert Directory

Anthony Farley, J.D., Harvard Law School

James Campbell Matthews Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence

Albany Law School

Constitutional Law, criminal procedure, child rights, Race Theory, First Amendment, Torts, Contracts, Children and the Law, Poverty Law, criminal law, Critical Race Theory, Gender and Law, Human Rights, International Law, Jurisprudence

Anthony Paul Farley is the James Campbell Matthews Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence at Albany Law School. 

He was the James & Mary Lassiter Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Kentucky College of Law and the Andrew Jefferson Endowed Chair in Trial Advocacy at Texas Southern University's Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 2014-2015, the Haywood Burns Chair in Civil Rights at CUNY School of Law in 2006, and a tenured professor at Boston College Law School, where he taught for 16 years. Prior to entering academia, he was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia. Prior to serving as a federal prosecutor, Farley practiced law as a Corporate/Securities Associate with Shearman & Sterling in NYC.

Professor Farley's work has appeared in chapter form in Bandung Global History and International Law: Critical Pasts and Pending Futures (Eslava et al. eds., Cambridge University Press: forthcoming); Hip Hop and the Law (Bridgewater et al. eds., Carolina Academic Press: 2015); After the Storm: Black Intellectuals Explore the Meaning of Hurricane Katrina (Troutt ed., The New Press: 2007); Cultural Analysis, Cultural Studies & the Law (Sarat & Simon eds., Duke University Press: 2003); Crossroads, Directions & a New Critical Race Theory (Valdes et al. eds., Temple University Press: 2002); Black Men on Race, Gender & Sexuality (Carbado ed., NYU Press: 1999); and Urgent Times: Policing and Rights in Inner-City Communities (Meares & Kahan eds., Beacon: 1999). His writings have appeared in numerous academic journals, including the Yale Journal of Law & Humanities, the NYU Review of Law & Social Change, the Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, the Michigan Journal of Race & Law, Law & Literature, UCLA's Chicano Latino Law Review, the Berkeley Journal of African American Law & Policy, the Berkeley La Raza Law Journal, and the Columbia Journal of Race & Law.

He has presented recent work at Harvard University, Yale Law School, Howard Law School, the University of Kentucky College of Law, University of Minnesota, the University of California at Davis, York University (Toronto, Canada), the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, and elsewhere. He appeared in the short film "Slavery in Effect," a dialog among scholars at Harvard University's conference The Scope of Slavery: Enduring Geographies of American Bondage in 2014.

Professor Farley was nominated and elected to membership in the American Law Institute in 2017. He served a three-year term on the Executive Committee of the Minorities Section of the Association of American Law Schools. He has previously served on the Board of Governors of the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT).

He is a graduate of the Harvard Law School and the University of Virginia.

Public Interest:
Professor Farley has conducted the reading group - Changing Lives Through Literature - composed of people convicted in the Dorchester District Court. The ten-week course culminates with an in-court graduation ceremony and a reception for participants, friends, relatives, and alumni. Participants have included judges, probation officers and other court personnel, alumni, and even prosecutors. The syllabus includes authors from Frederick Douglass to Primo Levi to Dorothy Day. His efforts have been profiled in David Holmstrom, Staying Out of Jail with Books' Help: Massachusetts Lowers Recidivism by Helping Repeat Offenders Discover the Power of Literature, The Christian Science Monitor, May 30, 1995, at 13.

He is a member of the Society of American Law Teachers and previously served as a member of its Board of Governors. He is a member of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and a previously served as a member of its Board of Directors. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Public Representation. He is also a member of the American Philosophical Association

Lisa Farman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Ithaca College

Advertising, Personal Data, Online behavioral advertising, Online Behavioral Marketing, Targeted Advertising

Before entering academia, Farman held several positions in the advertising industry. At Smiley360, she executed social media campaigns for popular consumer brands such as Country Crock, Schick, Staples and Florida's Natural Orange Juice. As an account supervisor on the IBM worldwide team at the advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather, she led advertising and direct marketing campaigns, managed clients and teams across six continents, and contributed to the development of the "Smarter Planet" campaign. She also worked at Market Maker Interactive, a web design agency, as a web copy writer and client manager for both consumer and business-to-business brands.

Farman has taught courses on Media Planning and Research & Statistics for Strategic Communication.

financial economics, Financial Policy, Corporate Capital Structure, Risk Management, Executive Compensation

Michael Faulkender is a Professor of Finance at the Robert H Smith School of Business. He served as the Chief Economist and Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy at the US Department of Treasury from 2019 to 2021.  In that role, he advised the Secretary on domestic and international issues that impacted the economy.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, he assisted in negotiating the CARES Act and was the senior Treasury official who led the implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). His research lies at the intersection of financial economics and public policy.  Examples include the job impacts of the PPP, corporate capital structure, risk management, corporate liquidity, and executive compensation. His work has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies and has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and The New York Times. He was awarded the Barclay’s Global Investors / Michael Brennan Best Paper Award in the Review of Financial Studies in 2013, was runner up for that prize in 2006, and won the Jensen Prize for Corporate Finance – Second Prize in the Journal of Financial Economics in 2013. He previously served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Finance as an Associate Editor. 

Eve C. Feinberg, MD

Medical Director of Northwestern Medicine Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Highland Park

Northwestern Medicine

Infertility, Reproductive Endocrinology, Gynecology

Dr. Feinberg received a doctor of medicine from Rush University Medical College in 2000. She completed a residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University in 2004 and a fellowship at the Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health in 2007. She is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility.

Neurosurgery, Glioblastoma, Brain Cancer, immunotheraphy, Cancer Vaccines

Chair of Neurosurgery, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Areas of expertise: Neurosurgery, glioblastoma, brain cancer, immunotherapy, cancer vaccines

causal inference, Economics, Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Science, Environmental Policy, Johns Hopkins, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Paul J. Ferraro, PhD, is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Business and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Ferraro has a joint faculty appointment in the Whiting School of Engineering and the Carey Business School. His research focuses on behavioral economics and the design and evaluation of environmental programs in the private and public sectors. Because these research areas are multi-disciplinary and applied, he collaborates with scientists and engineers from a variety of social, natural and physical science disciplines, as well as practitioners in the field.

Politics, Presidential Leadership, Puerto Rico, Immigration, Border Politics, race and politics, Religion And Politics, Citizenship, US citizenship

An assistant professor in the Department of Politics at Ithaca College’s School of Humanities and Sciences, Figueroa can discuss U.S. political issues, including presidential leadership, racial, religious and working class politics, U.S.-Puerto Rico policy, and immigration/border politics.

Figueroa’s academic research focuses on American political development; race, religion and citizenship; Black American politics and political thought; Latino politics and border studies; public leadership; and U.S. Quakers. He is currently finishing a book on Quakers, race and U.S. Empire. His research also focuses on Bayard Rustin, a Black, gay, Quaker labor and civil rights activist of the 1940s through 1980s. He is also working on a project about the everyday “lived experiences” of people who study and/or work near the U.S.-Mexico border.

economic history, Labor Economics, Political economy and regulation, law and economics

Price Fishback joined the Eller College of Management as associate professor in 1990 after teaching at the University of Georgia. He was appointed the Thomas R. Brown Professor of Economics in 2010. He earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Washington in 1983. His research area of interest is the political economy of Roosevelt’s New Deal during the 1930s, examining both the determinants of New Deal spending and loans and their impact on local economies throughout the U.S. He also works on state labor legislation during the Progressive Era, the American Economy during World War II and changes in agriculture in response to climate, government policy and technology. Fishback is also a research affiliate at the Centre for Economic History at Australian National University, a CAGE Fellow at Warwick University, a program scholar for the Hoover Program on Regulation and the Rule of Law, a fellow at the TIAA-CREF Institute and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Global affairs, Management, Public Policy, global governance

Ann Florini is a Clinical Professor at the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University, where she creates programs for the hub in Washington DC. She is faculty lead for Thunderbird's executive Master of Arts in Global Affairs and Management, a DC-based one-year professional masters launching in January 2020. For the 2018–2019 academic year she was Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy. Until June 2018 she was Professor of Public Policy in the School of Social Sciences at Singapore Management University, where she was Academic Director of the Masters of Tri-Sector Collaboration, and was Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. Florini's academic training was at Syracuse University (BA, 1980), Princeton (Master's in Public Affairs, 1983) and at UCLA (Ph.D. in Political Science 1995). She was the founding director of the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the National University of Singapore from 2006 to 2011. Prior to joining Brookings as a Senior Fellow in 2002, Florini was a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and from 1996 to 1997 she served as research director of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund Project on World Security. She was a senior researcher with the Center for International and Strategic Affairs at UCLA from 1987 to 1992, and from 1983 to 1987 she worked for the United Nations Association of the US, where she created and directed the Project on Multilateral Issues and Institutions.

Florini has spearheaded numerous international projects, including the Global Governance Initiative on behalf of the World Economic Forum (2000-2005) and the International Task Force on Transparency, Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University (2000-2005).

Eric Forgoston

Professor of Applied Mathematics

Montclair State University

Applied Mathematics, Deterministic and Stochastic Dynamical Systems, mathematical biology, Fluid Mechanics, Mathematical Epidemiology

Eric Forgoston is an associate professor of applied mathematics at Montclair State University. His research involves the study of complex physical and biological phenomena, including material transport in the ocean, the outbreak and extinction of infectious diseases, behavior of biological and robotic swarms, food web dynamics in ecological systems, and the stability of fluid flows.

Katherine Foss, Ph.D.

Professor, Journalism and Strategic Media, College of Media and Entertainment

Middle Tennessee State University

Journalism and Strategic Media, media studies, Health Communication, Gender Studies

Katherine A. Foss (Ph.D., Mass Communication, University of Minnesota), is professor of Media Studies in the School of Journalism & Strategic Media at Middle Tennessee University and an award-winning scholar. Her research broadly examines facets of health communication, including the history of media and epidemics, breastfeeding discourse, and parasocial interactionism and grief. Previous studies have addressed children’s media literacy, gender and victimization, hearing loss, and other topics related to entertainment media.

She is the author of Constructing the Outbreak: Epidemics in Media and Collective Memory (University of Massachusetts Press, 2020), a book that encompasses more than 200 years of media coverage of epidemics. Past books also include Breastfeeding and Media: Exploring Conflicting Discourses That Threaten Public Health (2017, Palgrave Macmillan), and Television and Health Responsibility in an Age of Individualism (2014, Lexington Books). She has also produced more than two dozen publications that include op-eds, essays, reviews, book chapters, encyclopedia entries, and peer-reviewed articles in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Health Communication, Critical Studies in Media Communication, and other journals. Foss also served as the editor for The Graduate Student Guidebook: From Orientation to Tenure Track (forthcoming, Rowman & Littlefield), Beyond Princess Culture: Gender and Children’s Marketing (2019, Peter Lang Publishing) and Demystifying the Big House: Exploring Prison Experience and Media Representations (2018, Southern Illinois Press University). 

She serves as the on the Board of Directors for the Association of Education in Journalism & Mass Communication and on the editorial boards of Health Communication and the Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture. She was an invited speaker at the 2012 Great Nurse-In, a breastfeeding advocacy event held on the West Lawn of Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. She also won the 2013 Covert Award and the 2012 James W. Carey Media Research Award and the for her co-authored article (with Dr. Kathy Forde) published in Book History.

Ian Foster, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist and Distinguished Fellow - Director of the Data Science and Learning Division, at Argonne National Laboratory - Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor of Computer Science at the University of Chicago


Computer Science, data science, data-intensive computing technologies

Dr. Foster is Senior Scientist and Distinguished Fellow, and also director of the Data Science and Learning Division, at Argonne National Laboratory, and the Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor of Computer Science at the University of Chicago. His research deals with distributed, parallel, and data-intensive computing technologies, and innovative applications of those technologies to scientific problems in such domains as materials science, climate change, and biomedicine. He is a fellow of the AAAS, ACM, BCS, and IEEE, and an Office of Science Distinguished Scientists Fellow. His awards include the BCS Lovelace Medal and IEEE Babbage and Kanai awards.

workplace power dynamics, Social Perception, interpersonal influence behaviors, Workplace Incivility, Organizational Behavior, Leadership

Dr. Trevor Foulk is an Assistant Professor of Management & Organization at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.  He received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida, and his Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts.

Dr. Foulk’s research interests include deviant workplace behaviors, workplace power dynamics, social perception, and interpersonal influence behaviors.  His research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Dynamics, and Pediatrics.  Dr. Foulk has contributed articles to Time Magazine, Harvard Business Review, and the USA Today, and his work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, Scientific American, Fortune, The Huffington Post, New York Magazine, the Boston Globe, the LA Times, ABC News, and NBC News.

Epidemiology, Statistical Epidemiology, integrative biology

Spencer J. Fox is Associate Director of The University of Texas at Austin COVID-19 Modeling Consortium and a research associate at UT Austin. His expertise is in statistical modeling of infectious diseases and machine learning, and his research focuses on understanding emerging infectious diseases and pandemics, as well as developing response tools for public health officials. He earned his undergraduate degree in Biology at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and received a doctoral degree in Integrative Biology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2018, working with Professor Lauren Ancel Meyers. 


Fellowships & Awards

National Geographic Young Explorer (2017)

UT Austin recruitment fellowship (2013)

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, EDS, Skeletal Dysplasia, Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders

Dr. Clair Francomano has been involved in the care of individuals with the Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes throughout her career. During her years at the National Institutes of Health, she spear-headed a longitudinal study on the natural history of EDS that ran for over 20 years. She has served on the Steering Committee for the International Consortium on the Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes and Related Conditions and as chair of the Committee on Classical Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome for the Consortium since 2016.

Dr. Francomano joined Indiana University in August 2019 as professor of medical and molecular genetics at the IU School of Medicine and director of the Residency Training Program in Genetics at IU. Prior to joining IU, she was the director of the Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation Center for Clinical Care and Research at the Harvey Institute of Human Genetics, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, which she joined in 2005 as director of adult genetics

Dr. Francomano's research interests over the years have centered on hereditary disorders of connective tissue and skeletal dysplasias. In 1994, she became Chief of the Medical Genetics Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, where she served as Clinical Director from 1996-2001. From 2001-2005 she was Chief of the Human Genetics and Integrative Medicine Section in the Laboratory of Genetics, National Institute on Aging. She has published over 130 peer-reviewed articles and lectures widely around the world about the Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes and related disorders. She has a keen interest in the management of the multiple co-morbidities seen in this condition.  

Dr. Francomano attended Yale College as an undergraduate and received her M.D. from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she trained in internal medicine and medical genetics. She joined the full-time Hopkins faculty in 1984.  

James L. Frazier III, M.D.

Chief, Neurosurgery, Northwest Hospital

LifeBridge Health

Neck Pain, arm pain, Low Back Pain, Leg Pain, Lumbar Stenosis, non-surgical spine care, Spinal Cord Stimulation, spinal tumor ablation, Spine Tumors, Spine trauma, cervical conditions

Dr. Frazier completed a neurosurgical residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital after earning a medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and an undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. As a medical student, Dr. Frazier received the Hunterian Medical Student Research Award for his work on interstitial chemotherapy for brain tumors. During his training, Dr. Frazier completed specialized fellowships in neuro-oncology and radiosurgery.

Webb Space Telescope, Telescope Instrumentation, Interstellar Medium

Dr. Scott Friedman is an AURA Observatory Scientist in the Webb Mission Office at the Space Telescope Science Institute. He joined the Institute in 2002 as an instrument scientist supporting the COS and STIS instruments on Hubble. In 2004, Dr. Friedman began a transition to the JWST project as a MIRI instrument scientist. In 2012, he became the JWST Integration and Test Scientist, working closely with scientists and engineers at Goddard Space Flight Center during the ground tests of the JWST instruments. In 2016, he became the lead commissioning scientist for JWST. In this role, Dr. Friedman works with the Institute’s external partners to organize and plan the commissioning activities for the spacecraft, telescope, and science instruments, a series of tasks that will occupy the observatory for the first six months after launch and prepare it to begin science observations.

Emily Frye, Doctor of Jurisprudence

Director, Cyber Integration


Homeland Security, National Security, Critical Infrastructure, Cybersecurity

Emily Frye is Director for Cyber Integration at the Homeland Security Center at The MITRE Corporation. She is an expert on homeland security, critical infrastructure and cybersecurity.
Frye’s work has helped define and explore options for the future of comprehensive, nationwide cybersecurity approaches across both public and private sectors, bridge the divide between federal and state government on cybersecurity initiatives, and strengthen public-private partnerships in support of critical infrastructure security and resilience. 
Frye has served on both the Long-Range Planning Committee for the Section of Science & Technology of the American Bar Association, and as advisor to the Diversity Committee of the American Bar Association. She is an accomplished speaker and moderator, and has written about issues relating to critical infrastructure, national resilience, digital technology, national security, privacy, economic impacts of cybersecurity, and the role of insurance in Critical Infrastructure Protection. She received her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from George Mason University and her undergraduate degree from William & Mary.  
Her speaking appearances include a cybersecurity conference hosted by the Atlantic Council in Poland and Xconomy’s Cyber Madness. She has also written in The Hill on the need for an international cyber court, and been quoted by Slate and CybersecurityTV.

Charles Fuchs, MD, MPH

Professor; Director; Physician-in-Chief

Yale Cancer Center

Colorectal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Yale Cancer Center, Cancer epidemiology, Cancer Prevention and Control

Charles S. Fuchs, MD, MPH, became Director of Yale Cancer Center and Physician-in-Chief of Smilow Cancer Hospital on January 1, 2017. An internationally recognized expert in gastrointestinal cancers and cancer epidemiology, Dr. Fuchs was previously profess

Emotions at work, Employee recovery, Interpersonal stressors and relationships at work, Motivation, employee well-being

Allison Gabriel joined the Eller College of Management in 2015 after serving as an Assistant Professor of Management in the School of Business at Virginia Commonwealth University for two years. She earned her PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology in 2013 from the University of Akron. Her research focuses on emotions at work, employee recovery, interpersonal work stressors, relationships at work, motivation, and employee well-being. She currently serves as an Associate Editor at Journal of Applied Psychology.