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Elizabeth Hendrickson

Elizabeth Hendrickson Assistant Professor Journalism and Electronic Media   Expertise: Elizabeth Hendrickson’s research interests include social media cultivation, media adoption of new technology and the organizational communication systems found within various media. She teaches courses focusing on the magazine industry and multiplatform communication. She also has taught qualitative research methods, principles of American journalism and

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Brandon Prins

Brandon Prins Associate Professor Political Science Expertise: Brandon Prins specializes in international politics, with an emphasis on the relationship between domestic politics and violent militarized conflict among nation-states. He has an extensive list of refereed publications and has co-authored chapters in four edited volumes. His articles have appeared in the International Studies Quarterly, Journal of

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Bruce Behn

Bruce Behn Ergen Professor of Business and Faculty Fellow, Center for Business and Economic Research Business Administration Expertise: Bruce Behn can discuss accounting, accounting education and information management. Expertise Categories: Accounting | Information Management | Business Contact Information Email: bbehn@utk.edu Phone: 865-974-1760 Web: http://bus.utk.edu/aim/faculty/behn.htm

Jered Sprecher

Jered Sprecher Assistant Professor Art Expertise: Jered Sprecher is an artist whose studio practice explores the “handwriting” of humankind. The vocabulary that he draws from is focused on the vast array of marks and images in one’s surroundings. From this vocabulary he samples visual motifs and imports them into his paintings and drawings. These works

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Barbara J. Thayer-Bacon

Barbara J. Thayer-Bacon Professor Education Expertise: Barbara Thayer-Bacon can discuss philosophy of education, feminist theory and pedagogy and cultural studies. Expertise Categories: Education | Feminism | Cultural Studies Contact Information Email: bthayer@utk.edu Phone: 865-974-9505 Web:

Wei He

Wei He Assistant Professor Materials Science and Engineering Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering Expertise: Wei He can discuss surface modification of biomedical implants, biomaterials for neural tissue repair and neural interface and polymers for drug delivery. Expertise Categories: Polymers | Biomaterials | Biomedical Implants Contact Information Email: whe5@utk.edu Phone: 865-974-5275 Web: http://www.engr.utk.edu/mse/faculty/he/default.html; http://weihe.openwetware.org

Justin Rhinehart

Justin Rhinehart Assistant Professor Animal Science Expertise: Justin Rhinehart has researched the use of dietary fat supplementation to alleviate the negative effects of endophyte-infected tall fescue on reproductive performance of beef heifers. He has also focused on pregnancy loss in cattle associated with changes in steroid hormone concentrations and placental development. He has served as

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John Scheb

John Scheb Professor and Head Political Science Expertise: John Scheb can discuss American government, constitutional law, civil rights and liberties, administrative law, criminal law and procedure, the judicial process and law in American society. Scheb is proficient in survey research and also has served as a consultant to numerous government agencies, political candidates, corporations, attorneys, interest

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Caula Beyl

Caula Beyl Professor and Dean Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Expertise: Caula Beyl has served as principal investigator or co-investigator on 41 funded research projects in various areas of horticulture, stress physiology and space biology.  Her research has resulted in several refereed research publications, seven book chapters, one book and 115 abstracts and presentations, which

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Stergios Botzakis

Stergios Botzakis Assistant Professor Theory and Practice in Teacher Education Expertise: Stergios Botzakis can discuss adolescent literacy, content area literacy, media literacy and graphic novels. His research includes secondary education and popular culture. Expertise Categories: Adolescent Literacy | Content Area Literacy | Media Literacy | Graphic Novels Contact Information Email: sbotzaki@utk.edu Phone: 865-974-6159 Web: http://web.utk.edu/~tpte/faculty/sbotzakis.html