Marquette experts available for stories about adapting to lifestyle changes amid coronavirus
March 19, 2020
MILWAUKEE — With the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world, life has been disrupted for many people. Several faculty and staff experts at Marquette University are available for insight into what to expect and how to adapt to changing situations.
Please contact any of these experts directly, or contact Kevin Conway at email@example.com or Shelby Williamson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This list is also available in our online directory and will be updated as more experts become available. If no expert is listed for a specific topic of interest, consult our general experts directory.
Supply chain management
Dr. Doug Fisher is associate professor emeritus of practice and former director of Marquette’s Center for Supply Chain Management. He is available for interviews by Skype or phone. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Dr. Robert Griffin, professor emeritus in journalism and media studies in the Diederich College of Communication, can discuss how people seek, avoid, respond to and use information about health and environmental risks to make judgments, including adopting preventive behaviors. He is available for phone interviews. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Breaking bad health habits and developing good habits for working from home
Dr. Doug Woods is dean of the Marquette Graduate School and professor of psychology in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. As an expert on self-help intervention for tic disorders, he can offer tips for breaking bad habits to help prevent the transmission of disease — how to stop touching your face, etc. He can also offer good habits for maximizing productivity while working remotely. He is available for interviews by Skype or phone. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Political science and the census
Dr. Philip Rocco, assistant professor of political science in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, can discuss what to expect with regards to the continuity of political institutions under unforeseen stress like the current pandemic. He is available for interviews by Skype or phone. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Stephen Saunders, professor and chair of psychology in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, can offer tips on identifying and managing stress, as well as ways to stay motivated during remote work and social isolation. He is available for interviews by Skype or phone. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Making food last
Sharon Hope, lead volunteer chef for Marquette University Neighborhood Kitchen, can offer advice on how to repurpose food to avoid multiple trips to the grocery store. She can also provide several unique recipes using simple ingredients. She is available for interviews by phone. She can be reached at (414) 553-1614.
Maintaining mindfulness and peace
Rev. Ryan Duns, S.J., assistant professor and assistant chair of theology in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, can offer advice on how to be present and maintain mindfulness and a sense of peace during quarantine and a demanding remote work schedule. He is available for interviews by Skype or phone. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remote working technology
Danny Smith, deputy chief information officer in Marquette’s Information Technology Services, has been integral in Marquette’s transition to a remote learning and working environment. He can provide tips and solutions on working and learning remotely. He is available for interviews by Skype or phone. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Dr. Emily Mazzulla, Marquette director of Scaling Wellness in Milwaukee and clinical assistant professor of psychology, is available to discuss topics related to trauma (including collective, community trauma), traumatic stress, coping, and resilience. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Kevin Conway
Kevin is the associate director for university communication in the Office of University Relations. Contact Kevin at (414) 288-4745 or email@example.com.