Higher Education

Jim Brooks, Student Aid and Scholarships

Jim Brooks is an expert in college savings, tuition, debt, student loans and state and federal grants for student financial aid. He understands the costs of higher education, and knows the ins and outs of finding ways to pay for it.

Tiffany Brown, Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services

Tiffany Brown is an expert in addiction, recovery and self-harm. A licensed marriage and family therapist, Tiffany’s expertise includes self-harm education and educating college students about addiction and recovery issues. 

Scott Coltrane, Department of Sociology

Scott Coltrane is an expert in families, paternity and stay-at-home dads, with special attention given to the ways that mothers and fathers divide parenting and housework. 

Scott Fisher, Outreach Director of the Department of Astronomy

Scott Fisher, Department of Physics

Scott Fisher is an expert about space, NASA, and all things astronomy. His particular strength is making science and STEM accessible to non-scientists. If it involves the stars and what we can learn from the universe beyond this home we call Earth, he can speak to it.

Lisa Freinkel, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies, Department of English

Lisa Freinkel is an expert in Shakespeare, comparative religion and philosophy. At the University of Oregon, she is the vice provost and dean for Undergraduate Studies and an associate professor of English and comparative literature. 

Josh Snodgrass, Department of Anthropology and Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies

Josh Snodgrass is an expert in human evolutionary biology and global health, describing how humans adapt to environmental stressors, such as sustained extreme cold, and the influence of economic and cultural change on aging, diet, cardiovascular health and metabolic diseases.