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Speakers Bureau/Expert List

This Speakers Bureau/Experts List features Wilmington College faculty and staff members who are willing to speak on their respective areas of expertise. They may be available to address inquiries from members of the news media and scholarly researchers, and even may be interested in presenting on topics before various organizations. Visitors to the page are welcome to contact any faculty or staff member directly by using the email addresses noted. Interest in topics not addressed should be directed to Randy Sarvis, director of public relations, at randy_sarvis@wilmington.edu.

 

Art

HAL SHUNK

  • Careers in Art
  • Studio Art

Athletics

BUD LEWIS

  • Loving and Coaching the “Beautiful Game”
  • Coaching, Character and Integrity
  • The College Athletic Experience

 

TERRY RUPERT

  • Student Athletes
  • Sportsmanship
  • NCAA
  • The College-Bound Student-Athlete

PAULA STEWART

  • Group Fitness Classes
  • Personal Training

Business

SUE LUCAS

  • Marketing
  • Marketing to Diverse Populations
  • Event Management

ANGELA MITCHELL

  • Nonprofit Management
  • Business Research

BRIAN SNOWDEN

  • Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Conflict Resolution

MATT WAHRHAFTIG

  • Non-Profit Management
  • Fundraising
  • Direct Mail
  • Campus Campaigns

Economics

STEVE SZEGHI

  • Using Economics for Equality, Social Justice and Ecology
  • Weaving a Socially Just Global Economy in Touch with Earth
  • Breaking the Boundaries for Rational Calculation, the Need for a New Economics
  • Spiritual Values and Economic Systems

Education

JANE BOGAN

  • Assessment
  • Exceptionalities
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Classroom/Behavior Management Strategies
  • Data-Based Decision-Making

JERADI COHEN

  • Literacy

DENNIS KELLY

  • Enrollment Management

JOSEPH HALL

  • Exceptionalities
  • IEP Development
  • 504s
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Inclusive Pedagogy/Co-Teaching
  • Special Education Law

PEGGY LARRICK

  • Early Childhood Education

English/Literature

URSULA MCTAGGERT

  • American Literature
  • African-American Literature
  • Literature

History

TANYA MAUS

  • Early Modern and Modern East Asia
  • Early Modern and Modern Japan
  • The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

International

JIM FITZSIMMONS

  • International Education Trips

MARLAINA LEPPER-WAHL

  • Israel-Palestinian Conflict
  • Interfaith Peacemaking in the Middle East
  • Genocide Studies
  • Spanish Language and Spain

MICHAEL SNARR

  • International Politics
  • 2011 Trip to Afghanistan
  • Israel/Palestine Issue

NEIL SNARR

  • International Travel
  • Natural Disasters
  • Indigenous People
  • WWI Conscientious Objectors from Wilmington College

JEFF STAHLEY

  • Spanish
  • Study Abroad

Law/Criminal Justice

KATIE WRIGHT

  • Criminal Justice
  • Incarceration
  • Police
  • Law

Mathematics

JIM FITZSIMMONS

  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education

 Miscellaneous Topics

MARLAINA LEPPERT-WAHL

  • Interfaith outreach
  • Women in politics

SUE LUCAS

  • LGBTQ+ Issues

URSULA MCTAGGERT

  • Protest Movements

MICHAEL SECREST

  • Civil War Weaponry

STEVE SZEGHI

  • Lessons from Indigenous Cultures in Ecology and Equality

MATT WAHRHAFTIG

  • Cryptocurrency/Bitcoin Donations

 Music

BRIANNA MATZKE

  • Music Entrepreneurship
  • Music Pedagogy
  • 20th Century Music History & Theory
  • Experimental Music History & Performance Techniques
  • Piano

Psychology/Sociology

VICKY DESENSI

  • Intimate Relationships
  • Media Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Applied Social Psychology

Science/Health

DON CHAFIN

  • Agriculture

KENDRA CIPOLLINI

  • Ecology
  • Environmental Science

CINDY HAHN

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Mental Health Care from an Occupational Therapy Perspective

RUSS KINCAID

  • Climate Change
  • Nuclear Power
  • History of the Elements
  • Electric Cars
  • Depleted Uranium Contamination
  • Electrical Power Generation

MICHAEL SECREST

  • Conservation & Biodiversity – Why It’s Important to Everyone
  • Uses of Common Medicinal Plants

BARBARA UTENDORF

  • Nutrition
  • Wellness
  • Holistic Health

ELLIOTT ZIEMAN

  • Parasitology
  • Zoonotic Diseases
  • Arthropod Disease Vectors
  • Bobcat Ecology

Social Media

COREY COCKERILL

  • Social Media Management

SUE LUCAS

  • Social Media Marketing