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 on Napoleon, Irish history and culture, and Rome

Department of History and Geography

Expert on nursing education and health care professions

Associate Dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, Professor

Expert on fiber optics and fiber communications

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate Professor

Expert on early childhood education, literacy and assessment and testing of children

Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Assistant Professor

Expert on the current nursing shortage

Department of Nursing

Expert on health and safety in the workplace

Emergency Health and Safety
Associate Director of Public Safety, Risk Manager

Expert on interior design and the history of design

School of Architecture and Design

Expert on the archaeology of Louisiana, the Lower Mississippi Valley and Gulf Coast

Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Child and Family Studies

Expert on Louisiana studies

Center for Moving Image Arts, Department of English
Director, Professor

Expert on geological hazard and risk analysis, and oil and gas reservoir evaluations

Department of Petroleum Engineering