Faculty Experts for the Media

College of the Holy Cross faculty members are experts in their field, and they can help bring important perspective and context to just about any news story. The professors listed here are eager to speak with reporters looking for interviews, quotes or background on any of the topics listed below. 

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Jennie Germann Molz

Associate Professor
Department: Sociology and Anthropology
Areas of Expertise: globalization; global culture; global citizenship; technology; tourism; travel; hospitality; voluntourism; flashpacking; worldschooling; family travel; mobile lifestyles; digital nomads; coronavirus' impact on the tourism and hospitality industry; (im)mobility and social distancing
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Ellis Jones

Assistant Professor
Department: Sociology and Anthropology
Areas of Expertise: ethical consumerism; responsible shopping during the coronavirus; supporting people/businesses most at risk during the pandemic; how to shop now to help support rebuilding the economy post-pandemic; buying local in the time of Amazon
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Victor Matheson

Department: Economics and Accounting
Areas of Expertise: sports economics; sports stadiums; Olympics; lottery; gambling; economic implications of the Coronavirus on sports
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Ann Sheehy

Department: Biology
Areas of Expertise: virology; retroviruses; immunology; pandemics; HIV; Coronavirus
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Cynthia Hooper

Associate Professor/Director, Russian and Eastern European Studies
Department: History
Areas of Expertise: Russian history; Russian media; US-Russia relations
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