Expert Directory

All Bryant faculty are experts in their fields. Depending on their schedule, many faculty members are available to speak with reporters. Contact the Office of University Relations to reach those listed here or to inquire about others who may be available.

Stanley Baran

EXPERTISE: mass communication, media, media and politics, First Amendment, media industry economics, advertisements, reality television, media and society; author of Introduction to Mass Communication: Media Literacy and Culture

Elaine Notarantonio

EXPERTISE: 21st-century marketplace; marketing for religious, educational, and nonprofit organizations; strategic market plan

Ron Washburn

EXPERTISE: sports and entertainment law, contract law, First Amendment, gun right advocacy

Sharmin Attaran

EXPERTISE: marketing and social media, sustainability marketing, consumer behavior, retail management

Teresa McCarthy

EXPERTISE: marketing, forecasting/collaborative forecasting/CPFR, sales and operations planning (S&OP), supply chain collaboration, innovation in the apparel supply chain, demand management, corporate social responsibility

Amber Day

EXPERTISE: Gender and identity, parody and satire, political performance and activism, public sphere theory

Peter Nigro

EXPERTISE: commercial banking, GSEs, small firm finance, predatory lending, small business, Small Business Association, credit scoring/credit risk modeling, mortgages, fair lending, mutual funds; former senior financial economist with the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Lori Coakley

EXPERTISE: organizational studies, women and leadership (particularly in higher education) international relations/human resource management, comparative Russian/American issues, culture and strategy, international relations, work/family conflict

Michael A. Roberto

EXPERTISE: leadership, managerial decision-making, management teams, strategic management  


Judy Barrett Litoff

EXPERTISE: women and World War II, women's wartime correspondence, American women's history, gender and American culture, cultures in transition, midwifery; author of 13 books on American women's history

Edinaldo Tebaldi

EXPERTISE: Rhode Island economy, international trade, institutions and economic growth, applied econometrics and discrimination; Rhode Island forecaster for the New England Economic Partnership

Richard Holtzman

EXPERTISE: the American presidency, presidential rhetoric, U.S. campaigns and elections, civic engagement and national service, U.S. public policy

Sandra Enos

EXPERTISE: history of child welfare, service learning, social entrepreneurship, parenting in prison, needs of children of incarcerated parents

Joseph Trunzo

EXPERTISE: stress management, health behavior change, coping with chronic illness such as cancer, Lyme disease

Laurie Hazard

EXPERTISE: transitioning from high school to college, first-year success in college, academic success and achievement of college students based on personality traits, habits, and attitudes

Michael Gravier

EXPERTISE: marketing, supply chain network evolution, international trade, risk mitigation, analytics, transportation public policy, health care supply chain management