Media Experts

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 an expert, please contact: Erin Hatch, Director of Public Relations & Digital Communications at 978-232-2218 or


Kent BarclayAcademic or educational technology; 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

Dr. Andrew BrodyComputer aided architectural modeling and rendering; Electronic workflow in the design studio

Kevin BurkeCrime; Courts; Corrections; Policing; Homeland Security; Emergency preparedness; Politics

Dr. Mari ButlerEnvironmentally related issues; Global climate change; Pesticide use; Mosquito issues; Oceanography

Robert ChambersEconomics; Computers

Lisa CourcyPregnancy and childbirth; Adolescent pregnancy; Dating violence; Infant and child growth and development; Breastfeeding; Pediatrics; Community health; Simulation technology in nurse education

Brian CourtemancheLibrary sciences

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; 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 HellersteinCommunications; Journalism; Media effects; Media and politics; New media technologies

Dr. Sergio InestrosaUS/Mexico relations

Dr. Robert JerinCrime victimization; Domestic violence; Child abuse; Domestic homicide; Criminal offending; Police community relations and liability; Restraining orders; Crime victims' rights

Dr. John KelleyDiagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders; Social science research methodology; Statistical analysis; Placebo effects

Rebecca KenneallyPerforming arts

Dr. Michael KilburnAmerican and International politics; Human rights; Oral history

Dr. Bram LuttonStem cell biology; Comparative physiology; Focusing on hematology; Immunology; Endocrinology and reproduction; Bioethics

Cherie LynchInternship; Experiential learning

Dr. Anna McAlisterConsumer behavior; Marketing; Advertising; Branding; Psychology; Child development (language, theory of mind, executive functioning); Public policy; Nutrition

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

Kenneth RiafBusiness law; State and Federal aquaculture law; Aquaculture regulation; Aquaculture policy; 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

Marcia ToomeyFinancial aid

Justin ToppBiological engineering; Genomics; Proteomics; Biochemistry; Philosophy of science and technology

David VigneronPhilanthropy

Dr. Aron VinerInternational business; Asia

Richard WeissmanOperations management; Supply chain management; Negotiation; Quality systems; Customer service; Leadership