Office of Communications and Marketing

ocm@mcdaniel.edu
410-857-2290

For all media inquiries, contact:

Cheryl Knauer
Director, Media Relations
cknauer@mcdaniel.edu
410-857-2294

Peggy Fosdick
Director, Communications
pfosdick@mcdaniel.edu
410-857-2293

Gina Piellusch
Associate Vice President, Communications and Marketing
gpiellusch@mcdaniel.edu
410-857-2292

Experts & Sources

Faculty expert Sara Raley teaches in the classroom.

Meet our Experts 

McDaniel College faculty and staff are available to discuss timely topics with the media. They represent a variety of disciplines in a wide range of areas. Click on the names below to learn more about them and their expertise.

Additional sources:
Twitter: @McDanielNews
Keep up with all the latest news.
Subscribe to News@McDaniel

Connect with our experts on current topics.

Randy Morrison

Randall Morrison, Professor of Biology and Department Chair
 • Color change, chameleons and other lizards
 • Conservation, Bahamas
 • Conservation, Madagascar
 • Herpetology

Kevin McIntyre

Kevin McIntyre, Associate Professor of Economics
  • Bitcoin
  • Economic history
  • Financial markets
  • Gas prices 
  • International Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Retail markets
 

Francis (Skip) Fennell

Francis (Skip) Fennell, Professor of Education and Graduate and Professional Studies
  • Mathematics Education 
  • Assessment / School Testing
  • Common Core, Mathematics

 

Pamela Regis

Pamela Regis, Professor of English and Director of the Nora Roberts Center for American Romance
  • Early American Literature
  • Jane Austen
  • Novels, Romance
  • Popular Romance
  • Romance fiction

Mona Becker

Mona Becker, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Department Chair
  • Climate Change
  • Environment
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Policy
  • Geology
  • Sinkholes
  • Stream Health

Bryn Upton

Bryn Upton, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Honors Program
  • African-American History
  • American History, Modern (1865-2000s)
  • American Presidency/Presidential Scandals
  • Civil Rights
  • Cold War
  • Film
  • Modern Education Reform
  • Race Relations

Herbert Smith, Professor of Political Science and Director of Government Relations
  • Politics
  • State Government, Maryland

Sara Raley

Sara Raley, Associate Professor of Sociology
  • Demographic research
  • Gender
  • Sexuality
  • Work/life balance