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The UT Knoxville Experts Guide is a directory of selected faculty and staff who are available to provide quotes, background information, and comments on a wide variety of topics. This is a resource for members of the media but not an exhaustive list of experts.

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Jeff Gerkin on the FAFSA

Jeff Gerkin is an expert on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process and focuses on financial aid eligibility, scholarship application and maintenance.

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Brandon Winford

Brandon Winford on Black History

Brandon Winford is a historian of late nineteenth and twentieth century United States and the African American experience. His expertise focuses on civil rights and the history of Black business.

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Amber Roessner

Amber Roessner on Jimmy Carter

Amber Roessner is an expert on political reporting and has written histories of journalism and a book that focuses on former President Jimmy Carter.

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Krista Wiegand on territorial and maritime disputes

Krista Wiegand has expertise in territorial and maritime disputes, conflict resolution, and international relations.

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Christopher Cherry

Chris Cherry on electric bikes

Chris Cherry is an expert in environmentally friendly modes of transportation, including e-bikes.

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Ted Stank on Shipping Disruptions

Ted Stank is an expert in global supply chain issues and strategic implications of supply chain performance.

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