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Featured Experts

Ibrahim Al-Marashi
Ibrahim Al-Marashi, Ph.D.
Associate professor, history
  • Middle Eastern history
  • Iraqi history
  • Iranian history
  • Syrian history
  • Terrorism
  • Military History
  • Conflicts in the Middle East
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Terrorism in the Middle East
Rajnandini (Raj) Pillai
Rajnandini (Raj) Pillai, Ph.D.
Executive director, Center for Leadership Innovation and Mentorship Building
  • Leadership
  • Cross-Cultural Leadership
  • Organizational Justice
  • Charismatic leadership
  • Transformational leadership
  • Cross-cultural management
  • Presidential leadership
Vassilis Dalakas
Vassilis Dalakas, Ph.D.
Marketing department chair
  • Consumer Psychology
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Sports Marketing
  • Sponsorships
  • Sports Fans
  • Gift giving
  • Consumption of entertainment
  • Reality TV Consumer social voice, consumer complaints through social media
  • Schadenfreude
  • Sports Rivalries

Media Contacts

Brian Hiro
Communications Specialist

Eric Breier
Public Affairs Specialist

Margaret Chantung
Associate Vice President for Communications