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Featured experts

ASU faculty whose expertise aligns with today’s headlines.
Joshua LaBaer is the executive director of the Biodesign Institute and leads ASU's COVID-19 research efforts. He studies proteomics through developing biomarkers.
Judy Krysik is an associate professor and the Director of the Center for Child Well-Being in the School of Social Work. Her research includes the prevention of child maltreatment among infants and toddlers, family development, child abuse, incarceration and social work.
Edward Maguire is a professor in the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice. He is an expert on policing protests. His research involves the application of criminology to the study of crime and justice issues in the developing world.
Jesenia Pizarro-Terrill is an associate professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. She researches factors around gun violence - the who, when, where and why. She has been selected as one of 25 national experts to set a priority list for research into pediatric gun deaths.
Aaron Krasnow is the associate vice president of ASU’s Health Services and Counseling Services. His research specializes in depression, anxiety, suicide prevention and mental health promotion, health psychology and organizational consultation.
Timiebi Aganaba is an assistant professor in the School for the Future of Innovation. She's a lawyer who consults to international departments in space exploration regarding global space governance and environmental impact.
Adam Doupé is an assistant professor in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering. Through the Center for Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics, Adam works with industry and government partners to identify and solve cybersecurity breaches and safeguard personal data.
Victoria Jackson is a clinical assistant professor of history and works with Sun Devil Athletics on a variety of initiatives. As a sports historian, her work explores the intersection of sport and society, showing how the games we play and watch tell us much about the communities in which we live.
Neal Lester is a Foundation Professor of English. His work specializes in African American literary and cultural studies, with particular expertise in children's literature, folklore, the politics of hair, the "n-word," and racialized images in American cinema.
Swapna Reddy specializes in U.S. health care policy and law, with a focus on the Affordable Care Act; how policy can be used to improve health care equity and access; and women’s, children’s and minority health issues.
Landry Signé is a professor with the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is a leading practitioner in the areas of global political economy, global business and emerging markets, strategic management and leadership, natural resource management in a changing climate, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Laurence Garvie is a research professor at the School of Earth and Space Exploration. As ASU's expert on meteorites, he curates ASU's Center for Meteorite Studies, the world's largest university meteor collection.

ASU in the media


A possible sign of life right next door to Earth, on Venus

USA Today

Voting by mail is a tradition in Arizona. This is how that happened and why it matters

CBS News

A golden age of astrophotography, in your backyard

U.S. News & World Report

Free speech, gun rights on collision course in United States, some legal experts say


ASU to build Global Futures Laboratory for sustainability research

Quick facts

ASU is No. 1 in the US for innovation

For the sixth straight year, U.S. News & World Report ranks ASU No. 1 on its “Most Innovative Schools” list, ahead of Stanford and MIT. ASU again topped the list based on a survey of peers: College presidents, provosts and admissions deans around the country nominated up to 10 colleges or universities that are making the most innovative improvements.

Top 1 percent of world's most prestigious universities

ASU is in the top 1 percent of the world's most prestigious universities as ranked by Times Higher Education in the only global performance tables that measure research-intensive universities across core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

A top producer of the world's elite scholars

ASU, Harvard, Stanford and the University of Chicago are the only four institutions in the nation with elite Rhodes, Marshall and Churchill scholarship winners. ASU’s six faculty and 15 student Fulbright scholars in the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program are yet another testament to the breadth and excellence of the university’s programs.

Among best graduate schools in the US

ASU graduate programs place among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2018 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings. Twenty-one graduate programs are top 10 in the country, ranking among the best schools for law, education, business, public affairs, fine arts and others.