These experts from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette faculty and staff have agreed to comment on breaking news, ongoing developments and trends in their areas of expertise. If you need help arranging interviews, contact the Office of Communications and Marketing at 337-482-6397 or email

Expert in campus planning and construction

Office of Facilities Management
School of Kinesiology
Assistant professor

Expert in the biology of snails, clams, oysters, and octopi

Department of Biology
Associate Professor

Expert in school performance data and improvements, standardized testing, and student assessments

Educational Foundations and Leadership
Associate Professor

Expert in crime scenes, organized crime, evidence evaluation, and the law

Department of Criminal Justice

Expert in sports medicine, athletic training, and strength and conditioning

Associate Professor

Expert in hotel and restaurant management and tourism

Department of Marketing and Hospitality
Senior Instructor

Expert in volcanoes and their potential effect on humans

Department of Geology
Associate Professor

Expert in exercise, physical education, and childhood fitness


Expert in athletic training, health, and exercise science

Assistant Athletic Trainer