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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 specializes in late nineteenth and early twentieth century United States history, with a research focus on the African American experience and postbellum South.

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Amy Rauer on Relationships at Holiday

Amy’s research has focused on adulthood and aging.

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Kandi Hollenbach

Kandi Hollenbach on Foraging to Food Production

Kandi is a paleoethnobotanist who studies the shift from foraging to food production.

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Shay Scott

Shay Scott on Demand Management

Shay executive director of the Global Supply Chain Institute, has expertise in supply chain management and demand management.

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Yilu Liu

Yilu Liu on Smart Grids

Yilu specializes in smart-grid technologies in electrical power production and distribution.

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Erin Darby

Erin Darby on Judaism

Erin’s work is focused on Early Judaism and the Hebrew Bible.

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