Meredith faculty are available to share their expertise, analysis and commentary on a wide range of topics. The faculty profiles below contain detailed information to help members of the media find the most relevant expert for their needs
The Status of Women in North Carolina Politics, a report released by Meredith College, uses data about women as voters and elected leaders throughout the state to offer recommendations for improving women's underrepresentation in politics.
The Status of Girls in North Carolina documents factors that impact girls' lives within the state. The report highlights areas in which girls in N.C. are making strides, areas in need of improvement, and areas of disparity among girls.
As a women's college, Meredith College places special emphasis on topics relating to women. Meredith faculty have expertise in a variety of subject areas including business, communication, culture, politics, and more.
Assistant Professor of ManagementArea of Expertise
Industrial/organizational psychology, research on teams, specifically how teams share information, communicate, and collaborate to develop shared cognition, and how teams can be trained to enhance communication and performance.
Associate Professor of Marketing & LawArea of Expertise
Negotiation, Marketing and public policy issues, with a particular emphasis intellectual property matters, privacy, scams and swindles, and consumer interactions with lottery products
Assistant Professor of MarketingArea of Expertise
Department Chair, Associate Professor of EntrepreneurshipArea of Expertise
Entrepreneurship, family business
Acting Dean & Professor of FinanceArea of Expertise
His research interests include the international dividend policy and capital structure decisions; assets pricing in emerging markets; women’s role in corporate governance; law, culture, and corporate finance.
Assistant Professor, Human Environmental Sciences & Interim Child Development Program CoordinatorArea of Expertise
Child Development, Expert in postpartum depression and maternal depression, parenting, and Child Life: children and families in healthcare
Assistant Professor of CommunicationArea of Expertise
Media, News, Digital Communication, Video Production
Head, Department of Communication; Professor of CommunicationArea of Expertise
Communication theory, public relations, presentation, personal branding, research on women in nontraditional careers.
Associate Professor of CommunicationArea of Expertise
Interpersonal communication, forgiveness
Associate Professor of CommunicationArea of Expertise
Journalism, news, radio and television broadcasting, mass communication
Program Director and Professor, EconomicsArea of Expertise
Economic issues, gender issues related to the economy, gender wage gap, women’s role in corporate governance
Department Head, Assistant Professor, EducationArea of Expertise
Curriculum and Instruction, Family Involvement, Student Engagement, School Leadership, School Culture
Faculty, Art and EducationArea of Expertise
Professor, Education; Program Coordinator, AIG and MAT K-6Area of Expertise
Curriculum & Instruction, Teacher Education, Emerging Adulthood, Homeschooling
Professor and Director of Undergraduate ProgramsArea of Expertise
Children's Literature, Content Literacy, Elementary Education, Field Experiences in Teacher Education
Professor, EducationArea of Expertise
Educational Psychology (teaching and learning), classroom management, behavior management, faculty development
Professor of English; Department Head, EnglishArea of Expertise
Associate Professor of EnglishArea of Expertise
Professor of English / Program Coordinator for 6-9 and 9-12 English licensure for prospective teachersArea of Expertise
Adjunct, Professor of EnglishArea of Expertise
Professor, Human Environmental SciencesArea of Expertise
Fashion, fashion merchandising, sustainability and environmental issues relating to fashion
Assistant Professor, Human Environmental Sciences & Fashion Merchandising & Design Program CoordinatorArea of Expertise
Fashion, fashion merchandising. Her research is focused on how people use fashion to present their identity.
PresidentArea of Expertise
Higher education, women’s colleges, college presidency
Director of AdmissionsArea of Expertise
College admissions, higher education, recruitment
Vice President for Marketing and CommunicationsArea of Expertise
Higher Education, marketing, branding, recruitment communication
Dean of StudentsArea of Expertise
Higher education, Title IX
Vice President for College Programs; Professor of EnglishArea of Expertise
higher education, student life
Senior Vice President and Provost; Professor of ChemistryArea of Expertise
Higher Education, academic programs, enrollment/retention
Director of Retention and Student SuccessArea of Expertise
Higher Education, retention, student support
Professor of HistoryArea of Expertise
U.S. History, early American history, Southern history, Public history
Assistant Professor of HistoryArea of Expertise
Modern Chinese history, East Asian history, and Chinese Christianity
Associate Professor of HistoryArea of Expertise
U.S. history, women’s history
Professor of HistoryArea of Expertise
Western Civilization and modern World History, Russian/Soviet history, Modern European history, the history of warfare, and the history of technology
Program Director & Instructor, Hospitality and Tourism ManagementArea of Expertise
hospitality, tourism development, brand strategy, communications, marketing, service and experience design
Associate Professor of Political Science; Pre-Law AdviserArea of Expertise
Women in government, women in North Carolina government, women in higher education, election laws, and issues related to representation of women and racial/ethnic minorities.
Associate Professor of Political ScienceArea of Expertise
American Political System, International Politics, Modern Political Systems
Professor of Political Science; Director of the Meredith PollArea of Expertise
Political campaigns (presidential, US Senate, gubernatorial. etc.), Political debates, Polling, Media coverage of politics, Women in politics, Political advertising. Primary author of Meredith’s report on the Status of Women in Politics, Meredith Poll Director.
Department Head, Psychology and Social Work; Professor of PsychologyArea of Expertise
Developmental and social psychology, Leadership development among women and girls, and the role of social support structures in helping young women navigate key life transitions.
Associate Professor and Program Director, I/O Psychology MAArea of Expertise
Industrial/organizational psychology, workplace stress measurement and management, occupational health promotion particularly related to barriers and facilitators to nutrition and exercise behaviors, and qualitative/mixed methodology.
Professor, PsychologyArea of Expertise
Developmental psychology, child development, and parenting
Assistant Professor, PsychologyArea of Expertise
Clinical psychology, women’s health, and women’s mental health, including perinatal and reproductive mental health
Professor of Religious & Ethical StudiesArea of Expertise
Contemporary ethical thought, ethical subjectivity, the relationship between humor, religion, and ethics, and how critical thinking strategies enhance pedagogical practices and student learning, women in culture and humor
Professor & Department Head Religious and Ethical StudiesArea of Expertise
Religion, environmental ethics, philosophy
Program Director, Assistant Professor, Social WorkArea of Expertise
Social work. Jones is a licensed clinical social worker with an active private practice
Professor of Sociology & Criminology | Faculty Advisor, Criminal Justice MA ProgramArea of Expertise
Criminology, Sociology, Teaches gender courses in sociology, Women and Crime, Human Sexuality, Population Dynamics, recent research in the public perceptions of women as police officers and police chiefs
Director, Criminal Justice ProgramArea of Expertise
Criminal Justice topics including re-entry issues, continuity of care issues, staffing issues in criminal justice, Substance use and criminal justice, incarcerated women, children of incarcerated people, pregnant inmates, aging, and juvenile justice.
Associate Professor of Sociology and Department Head Sociology & CriminologyArea of Expertise
Sociology. Lead researcher on Meredith’s Status of Girls in North Carolina Report. Her research focus is the relationship between gender, sexuality, and education
Assistant Professor, Sociology & CriminologyArea of Expertise
Sociology, criminology. Her research is focused on issues of women and gender.
Professor of Biological Sciences; Director, Pre-Health Post Baccalaureate ProgramArea of Expertise
Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology with an emphasis on plants, Science communication, sustainable food production, GMOs.
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and Director of Undergraduate ResearchArea of Expertise
Public health, epidemiology, population health, infectious disease, undergraduate research.
Director of Sponsored Programs - School of Natural & Mathematical SciencesArea of Expertise
Obtaining and managing Federal funding, particularly research and product development; Implementation science, particularly web-based technologies supporting evidence-based programs; Ethical involvement of human participants in research.
Associate Professor of Biological SciencesArea of Expertise
Biology, STEM, women in STEM
Professor of Theatre, Director of Meredith in ItalyArea of Expertise
Theatre, women in the arts, international education