Academic Experts

Academic Experts Database

Our faculty, staff, and administrators are available to provide their expertise on a variety of topics (listed at right). This database is designed primarily for members of the media looking for public comments.

To speak to a faculty or staff expert, please contact Sherry Frable at (570) 348-6207 or

Topic: Diseases

Patricia Sullivan Arter, Ed.D.

Associate Professor

Topics: Diseases & Disorders; Education;

Areas of Expertise: Universal Design for Learning and Integrating Technology into Instruction; Creating access to learning for diverse learners; Transition skills for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder; Classroom Behavior Management

Vijayachandra Ramachandra, PhD

Associate Professor

Topics: Diseases & Disorders; Families & Parenting;

Areas of Expertise: Adult Language and Cognition; Child Language Acquisition and Disorders; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics