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: History

Stephen Brower, Director

Assistant Professor

Topics: Art; History;

Areas of Expertise: Graphic Design and Illustration; Woody Guthrie; Louis Armstrong; History of Mass-market Paperbacks and American Comic Books

Alexander Vari, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Topics: History; Politics & Government;

Areas of Expertise: Modern European history; Urban Studies; Habsburg and Eastern European History; Nationalism Studies; City Marketing; Consumerism and Leisure; History of Travel and Tourism