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 German movies and filmmaking in the 20th century

Department of Modern Languages
Associate Professor

Expert in nursing and women's health, including maternity/obstetric care, midwifery, and the Zika virus.

Department of Nursing
Graduate Coordinator, Associate Professor

Expert in computational geometry and topology

Center for Advanced Computer Studies
Assistant Professor

Expert on solid state devices, circuits, and wireless and lightwave communications hardware

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Expert on theater and dance productions

Department of Performing Arts
Assistant Professor

Expert in diffusion of information and organizational/social change

Department of Communication
Associate Professor

Expert on coastal land loss and Louisiana geology

School of Geosciences

Expert on pollution and aquatic species

Department of Biology

Forensic anthropology

Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Child and Family Studies
Assistant Professor

Expert on software development and supercomputing

Vice President