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The UT Knoxville Experts Guide is a directory of selected faculty who are available to provide quotes, background information, and comments on a wide variety of topics.


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Andrea Joseph on Critical Race Theory

Andrea’s research uses Critical Race Theory to address racial inequities in education.

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Xingli Giam on Environmental Change

Xingli specializes in conservation ecology and global environmental change.

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Lori Messinger on LGBT Issues

Lori focuses on social work education and practices, specifically issues facing the LGBT population.

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Brandon Prins

Brandon Prins on International Politics

Brandon’s research focuses on the relationship between domestic politics, international relations, and militarized conflict.

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Robert Bland on the African American Experience

Robert specializes in late nineteenth and early twentieth century United States history.

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Ann Fairhurst

Ann Fairhurst on Tourism

Ann specializes in retailing as it relates to international ventures and tourism.

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