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 business consulting, start-ups, patents and trademarks

Louisiana Small Business Development Center

Expert on pain management, end-of-life care, and doctoral education in nursing

Department of Nursing
Associate Professor

Expert in sustainable building design, affordable housing, design/build education, service learning, and the BeauSoleil Louisiana Solar Home.

School of Architecture and Design

Expert in local and national economic conditions and trends

Department of Economics and Finance

Expert in oil and gas well construction, production systems, and well testing

Department of Petroleum Engineering

Expert in hydrology, hydrometeorology, and hydroclimatology

Department of Civil Engineering

Expert on health care, records, and medical reimbursements

Department of Allied Health

Expert in advertising and marketing communications

Department of Marketing and Hospitality
Associate Professor

Expert in music composition and education

School of Music and Performing Arts
Professor, Composer-in-residence

Expert in international accounting and finance

Department of Accounting
Associate Professor