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 Ken Luck, coordinator of public relations, at (570) 239-5861 or
Joseph Gluba, M.Arch
Assistant Professor, Architecture/Interior Architecture
Areas of Expertise: Sustainable Architecture; Photovoltaic Solar Technology; Digital Fabrication (3-D Printing, Computer Numerically Controlled Manufacturing, Laser Cutting); Adaptive Reuse of Abandoned Buildings
Deborah Hokien, Ph.D.
Areas of Expertise: Analytical chemistry; Synthetic Organometallic and Polymer Chemistry; Phytoremediation and Bioremediation studies; Lake Water Chemical Analyses; Red Wine Polyphenols
Kate O'Connor, M. Arch
Assistant Professor, School of Architecture
Areas of Expertise: Socially Responsible Design (design that incorporates economic, social and environmental awareness); Sustainable Design; Professional Practice; Construction Management; Design/Build (Engaging Citizenship through Design); Resort Residential Architecture
Chris Speicher, Ph.D.
Areas of Expertise: Entrepreneurship; Marcellus Shale; Small Business