Experts on artificial intelligence

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Experts on artificial intelligence Zizhong (Jeffrey) Chen, Associate Professor, Computer Science & Engineering AI applications often involve lots of computations. Zizhong Chen is finding ways to speed up AI applications using high performance computing...

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Experts on measles and vaccines

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Measles and vaccines Richard Carpiano: Professor of public policy and sociology. Medical sociology; social determinants of health; vaccination and misinformation related to vaccines; behavioral and attitudinal factors underlying child vaccination uptake (and refusal or...

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Experts on the environment and climate change

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu The environment and climate change Robert J. Allen, associate professor of earth sciences Professor Allen can speak to climate change modeling and the impact of climate change on precipitation. Allen’s expertise includes forecasting precipitation...

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Experts on gun violence and gun policy

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Gun violence and gun policy Steven Clark: Professor of psychology. Clark has done extensive research on eyewitness memory and identification and has consulted with law enforcement and defense and prosecuting attorneys. Serves on the...

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Experts on immigration

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Immigration Cecilia Ayón: Associate professor of public policy. Economic, social, and health effects of discrimination; how hostile policy climates contribute to higher stress levels among immigrant communities, particularly those living in Arizona. cecilia.ayon@ucr.edu Alfonso...

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Experts on issues in higher education

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Issues in higher education Kim Wilcox: Chancellor. Advocates for a university system that acknowledges the importance of raising students’ socioeconomic status; will speak to the disproportionate attention paid to the nation’s private, elite universities...

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Experts on huanglongbing/citrus greening

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Huanglongbing/citrus greening Jim Adaskaveg: Professor of plant pathology. Disease of tree crops grown in California; biology; epidemiology; ecology of plant pathogenic fungi; mycology; ultra-structure of host-pathogen relationships; biology of wood decay fungi; biological and...

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Experts on trade

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Trade Jana Grittersova: Associate professor of political science. Sources of government reputation in international markets, international banking, the effects of interest groups on the credibility of international monetary and financial commitments, the role of...

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Experts on gender and sexuality

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Gender and sexuality Jennifer Doyle: Professor of English. Paranoia and harassment in the workplace. Curator of “The Tip of Her Tongue,” a feminist performance art series presented by The Broad Museum in Los Angeles...

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Experts on Black culture, Black diaspora

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Black culture, Black diaspora Keith M. Harris: Associate professor of English and media and cultural studies. Black cinema, Black actors, Black filmmakers. Race and gender in popular culture, Black masculinity in film and culture...

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