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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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Richard Pacelle

Richard Pacelle on US Supreme Court

Richard is an expert on the US Supreme Court whose other interests include the judicial process and American politics.

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Stephanie Bohon

Stephanie Bohon on Latino immigrants

Stephanie studies the growth and needs of Latino immigrants in the South.

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Shandra Forrest-Bank

Shandra Forrest-Bank on Social Work

Shandra can discuss understanding how poverty and racism are factors impacting young adult trajectories.

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Laura Wheat on Grief Counseling

Laura has expertise in grief and grief counseling, especially for children.

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Kelsey Ellis on Extreme Weather

Kelsey’s expertise is extreme and hazardous weather, including hurricanes, tornadoes, and extreme temperatures and precipitation.

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Brandon Winford

Brandon Winford on African Americans in US History

Brandon can discuss the experiences of African Americans in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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