The following Stonehill College community members are available to provide their expert perspectives on local, state, national, and international stories.
Eric LeFloreAssistant Professor of Environmental Sciences & Studies, Faculty Fellow for the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Social Justice
Eric LeFlore's research centers around the conservation of threatened and endangered species and bridging the gaps between the needs of people and wildlife. He is also exploring the connections between colonial and neocolonial forces and current wildlife conservation efforts in sub-Saharan Africa.
Anna OhanyanProfessor of Political Science, Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Relations
Anna Ohanyan's research focuses on the regional dimensions of armed conflicts, particularly those taking place in Eastern Europe. Her scholarship also explores how fractured regions perpetuate ongoing armed conflict, nourish authoritarianism and state weakness.
Stanley I. ThangarajJames E. Hayden Chair for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, & Social Justice, Professor of Anthropology and Sociology
Stanley Thangaraj leads the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Social Justice, an interdisciplinary hub that examines how race, ethnicity, and other categories of difference are infused in structures of power. His scholarship focuses on the ways in which race, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, class and citizenship shape the experiences of immigrant and refugee communities in the U.S. South.
Experts in the News
The Armenian Mirror Spectator | Professor Ohanyan Argues Democracy, Connectivity Can Save Armenia
Professor Anna Ohanyan spoke at the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research about her recently published book, The Neighborhood Effect: The Imperial Roots of Regional Fracture in Eurasia.
NBC News | How 'Physical 100,' Netflix's Korean reality gauntlet, destroys misconceptions around Asian bodies
Dr. Stanley Thangaraj, director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Social Justice, discusses the ways in which Physical 100, Netflix’s new South Korean reality series, helps dismantle negative stereotypes.
Education Week | Teacher Apprenticeships Are Booming in Wake of Shortages. Here’s What You Need to Know
Elizabeth Stringer Keefe, associate professor and co-director of graduate teacher education at Stonehill College, talks about the benefits of mentoring young educators through teacher residency programs.