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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. This is a resource for members of the media but not an exhaustive list of experts.

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Robert Bland on the African-American Experience

Robert Bland specializes in late nineteenth and early twentieth century United States history and focuses on the African American experience and postbellum South.

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Terry Hazen

Terry Hazen on Chemical Spills and Remediation

Terry specializes in microbial ecology, water quality, and bioremediation. He has experience treating vinyl chloride groundwater and soil at many sites and has licensed to remediation companies.

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Stefanie Benjamin

Stefanie Benjamin on Tourism and Travel Bans

Stefanie Benjamin specializes in social-cultural issues of tourism.

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Amber Roessner

Amber Roessner on President Jimmy Carter  

Amber is an expert in political reporting. She has interviewed President Jimmy Carter and written about his life.

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Celeste Carruthers

Celeste Carruthers on Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

Celeste’s research centers on education policy with crossovers into public economics, labor economics, and economic history.

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David Clarke

David Clarke on Transportation Issues

David Clarke is a civil engineer and a nationally recognized expert on transportation issues, especially those pertaining to rail or freight.

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