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The University of Kansas is home to faculty members who are leaders in their fields and are eager to share their expertise with media outlets around the world. Our public affairs officers can help match reporters with faculty experts, including in the topics listed below.

If a topic of interest does not appear on the list, please contact Erinn Barcomb-Peterson, director of news and media relations, who can assist in identifying the appropriate faculty member(s).

African & African-American Studies

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Hall Center for the Humanities

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Honors Program

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Humanities & Western Civilization

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Kansas African Studies Center

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Classics

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Commercialization

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Dole Institute of Politics

Physics & Astronomy

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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Psychology

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School of Public Affairs & Administration

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English

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Environmental Studies

Sociology

Film & Media Studies

Spanish & Portuguese

French & Italian

Spencer Museum

Genetics

Theatre

Geography

Visual Art

Geology

Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Germanic Languages & Literature

 


Nature vs. Nuture. A KU professor’s twin study suggests nature contributes more to language delay in children. http://bit.ly/1rj8Uqb Tags: University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Sciences #KUdiscoveries #KUresearch #Twin #NaturevsNurture #Language #Learning
The "twinning" effect
Twin study suggests language delay due more to nature than nurture.

A KU professor’s twin study (http://t.co/bnx3Lls5hN) discovers language delay is due more to nature than nurture. http://t.co/9YQ984fS6u
KU ODYSSEY team digs for clues to ancient Pleistocene people Searching for evidence of early people living on the plains in the late Pleistocene age, (see http://bit.ly/1li6uYX) Rolfe Mandel, a KU distinguished professor of anthropology, led an excavation in July 2014 in the “Coffey Site” along the Big Blue River bank in Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Mandel says artifacts from Pleistocene period sediments could provide more clues about the Clovis and pre-Clovis people, who were the founding inhabitants of the Americas.


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Industry recruiters who visit annually to hire KU Geology's graduating students