Faculty Experts

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


College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Center for Autism and Related Disabilities

Expert in the following: Autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities, challenging behavior, positive behavior support, sleep disturbances
Campus phone: (518) 442-5132
Campus email: kvchristodulu@albany.edu

School of Social Welfare
Department: Social Welfare

Expert in the following: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people; families and communities, sexuality, relationships, parenting; adoption.
Campus phone: (518) 438-2222
Campus email: alev@albany.edu

College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Psychology

Expert in the following: Steroid abuse among athletes (Olympic, professional, collegiate, high school, youth); early specialization and professionalization of young athletes; overemphasis on winning; material rewards (e.g., athletics scholarships and professional contracts); academic corruption in high schools and colleges; increasing of performance enhancing drugs; declining sportsmanship; violence exhibited by athletes, coaches, parents, and fans; media coverage of young athletes; sports gambling; Title IX; increasing abandonment of intramural, recreational, and fitness-based needs of kids; rising obesity; increasing incidents of sports injury, burnout, and overtraining of young athletes
Campus phone: (518) 442-4848
Campus email: bsvare@albany.edu