ENMU Experts and Speakers Guide

* indicates willing to speak on topic to groups

College of Business
Dr. Gerry Huybregts
Professor of Management
  • International Trade Issues
  • Foreign Direct Investment
Dr. Sue K. Stockly
Assistant Professor of Economics
  • Local Economic Development
College of Education and Technology
Dr. Terry Ervin
Professor of Agriculture
  • Production Economics (topics related to the economics of agricultural production)
  • Resource Economics (topics related to the economic use of resources)
  • Economic Entomology (topics related to the economics of pest management)
  • Economics of the U.S. Leather Industry (topics related to the economic production of hides and their processing into leather)
Jordan I. Kobritz
Assistant Professor of HPE
(Sport Management)
  • * Sports Business and Legal Issues
Dr. Doug Morris
Assistant Professor of Reading
  • Critical Literacy
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • U.S. Culture of Militarism and Film
Dr. Kathleen Pittman
Associate Professor of Reading and Language Arts
  • *Personality Styles
Dr. Cheri L. Quinn
Associate Professor of Educational Studies
  • The Changing Social Context of Education
  • Children in Crisis: The Disruption of Education for Foster Children
  • Learning in a Wired World
  • Fostering Healthy Skepticism
Dr. Darron L. Smith
Assistant Professor of Animal Science
  • Diet-Induced Alterations in Progesterone Clearance
  • Utilizing Reproduction Records to Evaluate Management
  • Successful Dairy Cattle Reproduction
College of Fine Arts
Dr. Patricia A. Dobson
Assistant Professor of Communication
  • Writing for news and public relations
  • Storytelling
  • Bullying
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Family Communication
  • Group Communication

Dr. James Lee
Adjunct Professor of Communication and KENW-FM News and Public Affairs Director

  • Acting for Stage and Screen
  • Community Organization Leadership
  • Community Theater
  • News Reporting for Public Radio
  • Performing in Radio and Television Commercials
  • Public Speaking
  • Publicizing an Organization or Cause
  • Radio Drama
  • Writing (fiction, film/theatre/radio, press releases)
Dr. Chad Painter
Assistant Professor of Communication
  • Mass media ethics
  • Normative role of the press
  • Alternative press
  • Writing for a cross-cultural context (especially gender, race, sexual orientation, and religion)
  • Mass media history
  • Political communication
  • Media coverage of politics
  • Writing for news and public relations
  • New media
  • Media criticism (especially The Daily Show as media critic)
  • Media literacy
  • Image of press in popular culture
Dr. Jean Wozencraft-Ornellas
Professor of Music
  • Vocal Production for Speakers and/or Singers (including vocal exercises for the stutterer, and conquering tone-deafness)
  • History of Music Theatre/Opera
  • Social and Political Activism on the Music Theatre Stage
  • Portfolio-based Assessment
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Gillian F. Andersen
Instructor of English and Interim Co-Director of the Writing Program
  • WebCT and online course development
  • *Technical Communication (includes document design, technical writing, usability testing, report writing and other topics related to the field of technical communication
Dr. William Andersen
Associate Professor of Physics
  • Resonance
  • Gravity
  • Relativity
  • Physics of Music
Dr. Donald C. Elder III
Professor of History
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • The Civil War
  • Baseball
Dr. Robert D. Long
Associate Professor of Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry and Synthesis
  • Nanomaterials
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Forensic Analysis
  • Science Teacher Education
Barbara Palantone
Assistant Professor of Social Work/Field Director
  • *Child Abuse/Neglect
  • Adoption and Foster Care Programs
  • *Public Child Welfare
Dr. Sue Strickler
Professor of Political Science
  • American Government
    • Congress
    • Electoral Behavior
    • Presidency
    • Constitutional Law
    • Public Policy
    • Public Administration
  • Politics and Ethics
  • Ethics (general)
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Conflict management
  • Assessment
    • General Education
    • General
    • Online