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DePaul faculty and staff subject matter experts are available to provide insights and commentary on the news of the day. Search the Experts Guide or contact us for help finding an expert.

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Patrizia Acerra

Expertise: Chicago Theatre. Creating nonprofit mission statements. Arts management.
Phone: 312-476-3656
Email: pacerra@depaul.edu
Academic Title: Adjunct Faculty
Administrative Title: Sr. Academic Advisor
College, School or Museum: School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Language Proficiency: Italian - basic, Latin - basic
Academic Website: https://scps.depaul.edu/faculty-and-staff/faculty-a-z/Pages/patrizia-lombardi-acerra.aspx

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Joshua Adams

Expertise: Journalism. Writing. Pop culture. African-American culture. Race in sports.
Phone: 773-909-1416
Email: joshuacad22@gmail.com
Academic Title: Adjunct Faculty
Department: Journalism
College, School or Museum: College of Communication
Academic Website: https://communication.depaul.edu/faculty-and-staff/faculty/Pages/Adjunct/adams.aspx

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Rob Adler

Expertise: Improvisation in all arenas. Acting. Communication skills. Theatre. Film. Television. Medical improvisation.
Phone: 773-325-7962
Email: rzenchel@depaul.edu
Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Administrative Title: Artistic Director (AdlerImprov)
Department: Performance
College, School or Museum: Theatre School
Academic Website: https://theatre.depaul.edu/about/faculty-and-staff/performance/Pages/Rob-Adler.aspx

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Nesreen Akhtarkhavari

Expertise: Minorities in Iran and the Arab World; Middle East politics, history, culture; Human Rights and legal Issues in Iran and the Arab World; Islam, Sharia, and modern movements; Violence and Terrorism; Teaching Arabic in the United States, Arabic Literature in Translation.
Phone: 773-325-8639
Email: nakhtark@depaul.edu
Academic Title: Associate Professor of Arabic Studies
Additional Academic Title: Director of Arabic Studies
Administrative Title: Director of Arabic Studies - Liberal Arts and Social Studies
Department: Modern Languages Department
Language Proficiency: Arabic, Persian

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Nezih Altay

Expertise: Humanitarian aid logistics. Disaster management and response. Impact of disasters on businesses. Supply chain management and supply chain risk and resilience. Supply disruptions. General operations, logistics and supply chain issues.
Phone: 312-362-8313
Email: naltay@depaul.edu
Academic Title: Professor
Administrative Title: Director of the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management
Department: Management and Entrepreneuship
College, School or Museum: Driehaus College of Business
Language Proficiency: Turkish
Academic Website: https://business.depaul.edu/faculty/faculty-a-z/Pages/nezih-altay.aspx

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Ruben Alvarez Silva

Expertise: Community-based service learning. Project-based learning. Community-based research. Community engagement in higher education. Asset-based community development. Student development theory. Anti-oppressive education.
Phone: 773-325-8132
Email: rsilvaal@depaul.edu
Administrative Title: Associate Director, Academic Service Learning
Institute or Center: Steans Center
Language Proficiency: Spanish
Academic Website: https://resources.depaul.edu/steans-center-community-based-service-learning/about/staff/Pages/ruben-alvarez-silva.aspx

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Frank Andonoplas

Expertise: Wedding event management. Business etiquette.
Phone: 773-275-6804
Email: Frank@frankeventdesign.com
Academic Title: Adjunct professor
College, School or Museum: Driehaus College of Business
Institute or Center: School of Hospitality Leadership

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Brian Andrews

Expertise: Visual Effects. Animation. Film.
Phone: 312-362-1175
Email: bandrew4@depaul.edu
Academic Title: Assistant Professor
College, School or Museum: School of Cinematic Arts
Academic Website: https://www.cdm.depaul.edu/about/Pages/People/facultyinfo.aspx?fid=1337

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Ted Anton

Expertise: Creativity in writing, science communication, true crime and new journalism. Romanian communism. Longevity health research. Microbes research.Anton is author of “The Longevity Seekers: Science, Business and the Fountain of Youth” (University of Chicago Press, 2013) and “Bold Science: Seven Scientists Who are Changing Our World (W.H. Freeman, 2000). His first book, “Eros, Magic and the Murder of Professor Cullanu” (Northwestern University Press 1996) won the Carl Sandburg Award. He co-edited “The New Science Journalists” for Ballantine in 1995. He has written for publications including Slate, The Sciences, Chicago and Publishers Weekly.
Phone: 773-325-1767
Email: tanton@depaul.edu
Academic Title: Professor
Additional Academic Title: Specialty in Creative Nonfiction
Department: English
College, School or Museum: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Language Proficiency: German, Greek
Academic Website: www.tedanton.com

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Veronica S. Appleton

Expertise: Organizational and intercultural communications. Diversity and inclusion, global talent development, learning and development (L&D), organizational behavior.
Phone: 312-362-8600
Email: vappleto@depaul.edu
Academic Title: Adjunct Faculty
College, School or Museum: College of Communication

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