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April 1, 2020

CLASS Offers Experts to Comment on COVID-19

The University of North Texas has subject matter experts who can offer opinions and answer questions about:

  • The incidence, distribution and possible control of diseases and other factors relating to health during a global crisis
  • COVID-19 impacts on the 2020 Presidential Election and how presidential leadership style can influence public response during crisis
  • The short- and long-term impact COVID-19 could have on our economy
  • Tips for families as they try to continue their children's education from home
  • The importance of documenting individual experiences during this moment in history

Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha

  • Professor and Chair in the Department of Political Science
  • College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Eshbaugh-Soha specializes in the presidency and mass media and public policy. He can talk about how the virus is impacting the 2020 Presidential Election and how presidential leadership style can influence public response during crisis.

Michael Carroll

  • Professor in the Department of Economics and Director of the Economics Research Group
  • College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Carroll specializes in Regional Economic Development Theory, regional policy, political economy and history of economic thought. He can discuss the short- and long-term impact COVID-19 could have on our economy.

Krisstal Clayton

  • Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology
  • College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Clayton is a pedagogical expert. She can address anything relating to teaching such as remote learning, the importance of mindfulness, protected time, scheduling and staying on task, finding normalcy when working from home, practicing compassion and student and faculty resources.

Nancy Stockdale

  • Associate Professor in the Department of History
  • College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Stockdale is using the pandemic as a lesson for students to understand the importance of primary source accounts in documenting history. She is encouraging her students to keep a record of their experience whether that's through writing, art, music or another medium to collectively create an archive that future generations can use to understand what it was like to live during this moment in our history.

For virtual interviews with any of our experts please contact Kris Muller by email at kris.muller@unt.edu, or by cell at 281-704-7739.