Find a Faculty Expert

The University of Kansas is home to faculty members who are leaders in their fields and are eager to share their expertise with media outlets around the world. Our public affairs officers can help match reporters with faculty experts, including in the topics listed below.

If a topic of interest does not appear on the list, please contact Erinn Barcomb-Peterson, director of news and media relations, who can assist in identifying the appropriate faculty member(s).


Experts on topics in the news

Thu, 05/23/2024
Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof showed up unexpectedly at the 2024 Cannes Film Festival. He may never be able to go home. KU researcher Rana Esfandiary, author of “At the Threshold: Contemporary Theatre, Art and Music of Iran,” can discuss developments with media.
Wed, 04/03/2024
Journalism professor can comment on amendment's failure, communication plans, what comes next.
Mon, 03/04/2024
Teri Finneman, associate professor of journalism, can discuss book that details experiment with new newspaper business model, how it can pave the way for rural news organizations.
Thu, 02/22/2024
Raj Bhala can discuss the upcoming 13th World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference with media.
Wed, 02/07/2024
Today, authorities in Mexico City announced that the size of the eastern monarch butterfly population that overwinters in Mexico is the second smallest on record. The numbers are so low that few monarchs will be seen this coming summer in many parts of the U.S. and Canada.
Tue, 01/23/2024

The U.S. Department of Education released the latest version of the National Education Technology Plan on Jan. 22, a guideline for schools and educators across the country to use technology to improve education and access for all students. James Basham, professor of special education at the University of Kansas, was...