Faculty Experts

Call the Office of Media Relations at (518) 956-8150

Community Relations
 


        Katharine Briar-Lawson

Katharine Briar-Lawson
School of Social Welfare
Dean
Department: Social Welfare


Expert in the following: Child and family welfare; poverty and unemployment; community collaboration and service integration
Campus phone: (518) 442-5324
Campus email: kbriarlawson@albany.edu


Thomas Gebhardt

Thomas Gebhardt
University Offices
Department: University Police Department


Expert in the following: Personal safety and off-campus affairs; environmental management approach to safety and behavior off campus; college drinking: responsible retailer involvement; building and sustaining successful campus-community collaboratives; social norms campaigns with long term neighbors; safety off campus; neighborhood watch programs; town-gown relations
Campus phone: (518) 442-3130
Campus email: tgebhardt@albany.edu


Maritza Martinez

Maritza Martinez
University Offices


Expert in the following: At-risk students; diversity; conflict resolution; motivation; student success; community relations; effective study strategies; social work; women's issues; coalition building; the importance of mentoring.
Campus phone: (518) 442-5180
Campus email: mmartinez@albany.edu