Members of the Endicott College faculty and staff are available to provide expert opinions and comments on news and current events. Please use this guide to find experts in your areas of interest.

To arrange for an interview with these experts, please contact: Joanne Waldner, Assistant to the President (978) 232-2013; or Carol Raiche, Director of Communications (978) 232-2068;


Kent BarclayAcademic or educational technology topics including: instructional multimedia; web portals and learning management systems; smart classrooms; laptop programs.

Dr. Abigail BottomeNon-fiction creative writing; coastal New England salt marshes; lifelong learning; experiential education.

Andrew BrodyComputer Aided Architectural Modeling and Rendering; Electronic Workflow in the Design Studio.

Dr. Mari ButlerEnvironmentally related issues such as global climate change; pesticide use; mosquito issues; oceanography.

Robert ChambersEconomics; computers.

Patrick CornelissenInternational travel, event planning, weddings, hospitality, food and beverage - international beers, fine dining, restaurant and kitchen design, dining etiquette, Belgium, Europe

Lisa CourcyPregnancy and childbirth, adolescent pregnancy, dating violence, infant and child growth and development, breastfeeding, pediatrics, community health, and simulation technology in nurse education

Brian CourtemancheLibrary sciences

Sarah Hammond CreightonEnvironmental action; sustainability; campus environmental action; green buildings; energy efficiency; recycling; energy and the environment

Brendan CroninCulinary arts, food, emerging food trends

Dr. Brian FitzpatrickMusic

Dr. Charlotte GordonEarly American history and literature, particularly Salem, Beverly, and Boston; Anne Bradstreet; women writers; non-fiction writing; American religion; The Bible; Jewish/Islamic/Christian relations; the Middle East; Women in the Bible; Mary Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft; and 18th and 19th century British. women's literature.

Erin (Dougherty) HatchSocial media, higher education in social media, social media marketing, internet marketing, external communications, online community building, public relations, media relations

Dr. Laurel HellersteinGeneralist in many of the fields of communication including: journalism, media effects, media and politics, new media technologies

Dr. Sergio InestrosaUS/Mexico relations

Robert JerinCrime victimization, domestic violence, child abuse, domestic homicide, criminal offending, police community relations and liability, restraining orders and crime victims' rights

Dr. John KelleyDiagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders, social science research methodology, statistical analysis, and placebo effects

William KellyHomeland Security; Maritime Homeland Security; Maritime Policy; Critical Infrastructure protection; LNG tanker safety and security; and fisheries management.

Rebecca KenneallyPerforming Arts

Dr. Michael KilburnAmerican and International politics, human rights, and oral history.

Dr. Bram LuttonStem cell biology, Comparative physiology, focusing on hematology, immunology, endocrinology and reproduction, Bioethics

Cherie LynchInternship, experiential learning

Dale McLennanCareer counseling and services

Dr. Richard NastasiPhilosophy and sport (issues of cheating, performance enhancing drugs, competition, play as connected as well as opposed to sport), new models of teaching physical education, teaching PE to autistic children, Endicott College's Oratory Society (academic debate, public speaking, and Model United Nations)

Dr. Michael PaigeTechnology innovation, emerging technologies, informatics, computer science, information science, disruptive technologies, management of innovation

Dr. Anthony PastelisAssessment practices; pre-service teacher education; education reform including school choice, charter schools and merit pay for teachers; integrating technology into K-12  teaching; the educational change process

Dr. Malcolm PattersonPublic education (especially Massachusetts) including: school organization and finance; school and district accountability; student performance and assessment (MCAS); curriculum frameworks; school reform; teacher preparation, licensure, and testing; classroom management; student learning styles & instructional methods; child and adolescent development issues; middle schools; student bullying; violence; school security; crisis intervention planning; special education: funding issues, school responsibilities, IEPs, program placement, parent/student rights, and child advocacy

Rodeena PorterMindfulness, stress reduction, treatment of depression, PTSD, Anxiety disorders, adult ADHD

Kenneth RiafBusiness Law: State and Federal Aquaculture Law, Aquaculture Regulation, Aquaculture Policy and Open Ocean Aquaculture in the US Exclusive Economic Zone.

Cynthia RobertsContemporary art/artist

Dr. William SamenfinkHospitality; restaurants; food and beverage; hotels; tourism and travel; current trends in hospitality.

Lindsey ShrayerAlcohol and Other Drug Use & Abuse, Sexual Assault, Dating/Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders and Body Image, Trauma, and General Mental Health.

Marcia ToomeyFinancial aid

David VigneronPhilanthropy

Dr. Aron VinerInternational business and every country in Asia

Richard WeissmanOperations management; supply chain management; negotiation; quality systems; customer service; and leadership.