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: Music

Anita L. Gadberry, Ph.D.

Director of Music Therapy, Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance/ Assistant Professor

Topics: Diseases & Disorders; Music;

Areas of Expertise: Autism spectrum disorders; Developmental Communication Disabilities; Social Interaction; Inclusion; Music Therapy; Music for Early Childhood

Rick Hoffenberg, DMA

Assistant Professor & Director of Choral Activities

Topics: Music;

Areas of Expertise: Choral Music; vocal Music; Piano Music; Conducting; Opera.

Nathaniel F Parker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Topics: Music;

Areas of Expertise: Orchestral Literature; Concert Music of the United States; Conducting Pedagogy