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Breaking News? Tap UMass Lowell’s Expert Sources

Interviews are available live via satellite, in person and by phone.

Looking for expert sources who can deliver instant analysis on breaking news? UMass Lowell’s faculty and researchers have you covered. Experts are available to all members of the media in person or by phone. For TV, UMass Lowell offers live interviews via satellite directly from campus, making it easier for media organizations to enhance coverage with authorities on the issues of the day.

UMass Lowell has a large faculty comprised of world-class experts who can comment on news trends including terrorism, politics and elections, and family life and parenting, as well as issues related to crime, health care, the economy, popular culture, toxic substances in everyday life and scientific innovation such as nanotechnology, plastics and more. 

To book a UMass Lowell expert, contact Christine Gillette at 978-934-2209 or or Nancy Cicco at 978-934-4944 or

Featured Experts

  • Joshua Dyck

    Joshua Dyck

    Polling and Politics

    Joshua Dyck is an expert in political and public-opinion polling, elections and campaigns, and national and state politics.

  • Andrew Harris

    Andrew Harris

    Criminal Justice and Criminology

    Andrew Harris is a national expert on the subjects of teen "sexting" behavior and sex-offender registry laws and policy.

  • Neil Shortland

    Neil Shortland

    Terrorist Behavior, Security and Military Operations

    Neil Shortland is an expert on terrorist behavior and the socio-psychological side of military operations.

  • James H.  Nehring

    James H.  Nehring


    James Nehring is an authority on education and a thought leader in the debate over standardized testing.