Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts

Georgetown University Press authors are not only experts well versed in their own fields, but they are also usually delighted to have a chance to discuss their area of study with members of the media. Please see a listing below of authors by subject. If you would like to be put in touch with any of these authors for an interview, event, op-ed, or article, please contact our publicist, Jackie Beilhart. For more information about the authors, please click on their name which will redirect you to their most recent book’s page where a lengthier bio may be found.

International Affairs

International Affairs

Hy Rothstein: Afghanistan War
US Naval Postgraduate School

John Arquilla: Afghanistan War
US Naval Postgraduate School

Brahma Chellaney: Water Scarcity, Asia
Centre for Policy Research in New Delphi

Charles T. Call: Civil War Recurrence and Prevention
American University

Allen J. Fromherz: Qatar
Georgia State University

Robert Dover: British Intelligence History
Loughborough University

Michael S. Goodman: British Intelligence History
Loughborough University

Chad Serena: US Military Adaption and the Iraq War
Rand Corporation

Timothy D. Sisk: Religious Leaders, Conflict, and Peacemaking
University of Denver

Heather Smith: Human Rights Treaties, Abusive States, and Citizen Activism
Lewis & Clark College

Roger Z. George: National Security Framework
Georgetown University; National War College

Harvey Rishikof: National Security Framework
National War College

Harry W. Kopp: U.S. Foreign Service
International trade consultant, Former foreign service officer

Daniel Moran: Climate Change & Security Studies
Naval Postgraduate School of Monterey, California

Christopher Fettweis: End of War, Great Power Politics
Tulane University

John D. Ciorciari: Southeast Asia, Alliances
University of Michigan, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Derek S. Reveron: Exporting Security
U.S. Naval War College

Gülner Aybet: NATO
University of Kent at Canterbury, Woodrow Wilson Center

Rebecca R. Moore: NATO
Concordia College

Eric Langenbacher: Collective Memory & International Relations
Georgetown University

Yossi Shain: Collective Memory & International Relations
Georgetown University

Charles Villa-Vicencio: Africa, Political Reconciliation
Georgetown University, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs

David Hollenbach, SJ: Refugee Rights, Forced Migrants
Boston College, Center for Human Rights and International Justice

David H. Ucko: Counterinsurgency
RAND Corporation

Brent L. Sterling: Strategic Barriers
Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service

Steven Ward: Iran, Middle East, Military
CIA, Arlington, VA
Must have CIA approval for interviews and publications

Jennifer Sims: Intelligence, Counterintelligence
University, Center for Peace and Security Studies

Burton Gerber: Intelligence, Counterintelligence
University, Center for Peace and Security Studies

Devin Springer: Islamic Radicalism, Arabic
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Center for Biosecurity Research

James Regens: Islamic Radicalism
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Center for Biosecurity Research

David Edger: Islamic Radicalism
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Center for Biosecurity Research

Joel Rosenthal: Ethics and International Affairs
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New York, NY

Public Policy

Kathryn McDermott: Education Policy, Accountability
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Jeb Barnes: Asbestos Litigation, Commonsense Policy Reform
University of Southern California

Daniel Beland: Welfare, Medicare, and Social Security
University of Saskatchewan

Alex Waddan: Welfare, Medicare, and Social Security
University of Leicaster

George M. Guess: Public Policy Analysis
Georgetown University

Philip G. Joyce: Congressional Budget Office, Public Finance
University of Marlyand

Timothy Byrnes: Catholic Orders, US Foreign Policy
Colgate University

Suzanne M. Leland: City—County Government
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Kurt Thurmaier: City—County Government
Northern Illinois University, Division of Public Adminstration

Juliet F. Gainsborough: Child Welfare Policy
Bentley University

David Weimer: Social Policy Analysis, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Health Policy
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Aidan Vining: Social Policy Analysis, Cost-Benefit Analysis
Fraser University

Paul G. Lewis: Urban Growth and Development
State University

Max Neiman: Urban Growth and Development
Public Policy institute of California

Wendy Parmet: Public Health Law
Northeastern University Law School

Public Management and Administration

Beryl A. Radin: Federal Management Reform
Georgetown University

Kathleen Hale: Networks and Public Policy Innovation
Auburn University

Norma M. Riccucci: Public Administration Theory
Rutgers University

Rebecca M. Hendrick: Financial Policies, Practices, and Health of Suburban Municipalities
University of Illinois at Chicago

William F. West: Program Budgeting and the Performance Movement
Texas A&M University

James H. Svara: Public Administration, Government
Arizona State University, Center for Urban Innovation

Douglas J. Watson: City Government
University of Texas at Dallas

Toddi A. Steelman:  Public Management & Environmental Policy
North Carolina State University

Rosemary O’Leary: Collaborative Public Management
University, Maxwell School

Lisa Blomgren Bingham: Collaborative Public Management
University Bloomington, School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Julianne G. Mahler: Organizational Learning
Mason University

Political Science

Katherine Tate: African American Public Opinion
University of California, Irvine

Donald P. Haider-Markel: LGBTQ Political Representation and Policy
University of Kansas

Thomas Holyoke: Lobbying, American Interest Group Politics
California State University, Fresno

Ted G. Jelen: Political Science and Religion
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Religion and Ethics

Jack Mahoney: Christianity in Light of Evolution
University of London

William F. May: National Covenant, American Politics & Religion
University of Virgina

Eric Patterson: Ethics at War's End
Georgetown University, Berkley Center

Darlene Fozard Weaver: Moral Theology, The Acting Person
Villanova University

Matthew A. Shadle: Catholicism and War
Loras College 

Charles E. Curran: Catholic Moral Theology
Southern Methodist University

Grace Y. Kao: Human Rights & Religion
Claremont School of Theology

Elizabeth M. Bucar: Catholicism & Islam and Feminism
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

John Wall: Child Ethics, Childhood Studies, Childism
Rutgers University

Kevin J. O’Brien: Environmental Ethics & Religion
Pacific Lutheran University

Ethna Regan: Human Rights & Religion
Dublin City University in Ireland, Mater Dei Institute of Education

Julie Hanlon Rubio: Family Ethics
Saint Louis University

Paul L. Heck: Religious Pluralism (Christianity & Islam)
Georgetown University

Robert Gascoigne: The Church & Secularity
Australian Catholic University, School of Theology

Diana Fritz Cates: Ethics & St. Thomas Aquinas
University of Iowa

John C. Haughey, SJ: Catholicism in Higher Education
Georgetown University, Woodstock Theological Center

Jame Schaefer: Environmental Ethics and Theology


Ronald Cole-Turner: Tranhumanism, Transcendence, Technolohical Enchancement & Christianity
Pittsburg Theological Seminary

Philip J. Boyle: Catholic Medical Ethics
Catholic Health East

Jeremy Sugarman, MD: Multidisciplinary Medical Ethics
Johns Hopkins University, Berman Institute of Bioethics

Daniel P. Sulmasy, OFM, MD: Multidisciplinary Medical Ethics
University of Chicago, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics

Norman L. Cantor: Right of Cadavers
Rutgers Law School

Andrea L. Bonnicksen: Chimeras, Hybrids, Interspecies Research & Public Policy
Northern Illinois University

Christine E. Gudorf: Environmental Ethics
Florida International University

James E. Huchingson: Environmental Ethics
Florida International University

Raymond J. Devettere: Medicine and Ethics
Emmanuel College

David Novak: Jewish Bioethics
University of Toronto


Reem Bassiouney: Arabic Linguistics
Georgetown University

Sonia Colina: Spanish Linguistics
of Arizona

Carol Klee: Spanish Linguistics
of Minnesota

Andrew Lynch: Spanish Linguistics
of Miami


Adela Robles-Sáez: Spanish

Nigora Azimova: Uzbek
Indiana University, Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region

M. Stanley Whitley: Spanish, Pedagogy
Wake Forest University

Patricia V. Lunn: Spanish, Pedagogy
Michigan State University (retired)

Abdellah Chekayri: Moroccan Arabic
Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco

Monica Rector: Portuguese
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Regina Santos: Portuguese
Middlebury College, Portuguese School

Marcelo Amorim: Portuguese
University of Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil

Zu-yan Chen: Chinese
Binghamton University, SUNY, Confucius Institute

Emmanuel Paris-Bouvret: Spanish
Wesleyan University

Ana Pérez-Gironés: Spanish
Wesleyan University

Octavio Flores-Cuadra: Spanish
Wesleyan University

Kristen Brustad: Arabic
University of Texas at Austin

Mahmoud Al-Batal: Arabic
Universtiy of Texas at Austin, Arabic Flagship Program

Abbas Al-Tonsi: Arabic
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar

Yi Zhou: Chinese
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Asian Studies Department

Nasrullo Khojayori: Tajiki
Indiana University, Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region