Experts and Media Resources

UMass Amherst faculty experts are available to speak with reporters as expert sources for stories.

A sampling of our experts by topic area

Vincent Rotello, chemistry

Large carbon molecules known as “buckyballs,” Wse of Vitamin B-2 embedded in glass as an environmentally friendly chemical catalyst, Biosensors, Biomedical and materials applications of nanosystems, Medical uses of nonomaterials, Speakers bureau

Amy Schalet, sociology

Adolescent sexuality and comparative sexual culture

Erica Scharrer, communication

The role of the media in the lives of children, adolescents, and adults; Parenting in an age of media

Charles Schewe, marketing

Consumer behavior, Marketing to generational cohort segments, Implications of the aging of America

Jessica Schiffman, chemical engineering

Biomedical materials, Bioinspired materials, Wound healing nanofibers, Pharmaceutical nanoparticles, Speakers bureau

Sonia Schloemann, fruit production

Fruit production, Wine grapes, Berry production, Speakers bureau

F. Peter Schloerb, astronomy

Radio astronomy, New galaxies, Speakers bureau

Charles M. Schweik, environmental conservation

Public sector information technology, Environmental management and policy, Speakers bureau

Lindiwe (Lindi) Sibeko, nutrition

Maternal and child health, Breastfeeding, Food security, Community based research, Prevention of childhood obesity, Speakers bureau

Stephen Sireci, educational policy

Standardized testing, Education policy