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Featured experts

ASU faculty whose expertise aligns with today’s headlines.
Stefanie Lindquist is the senior vice president of Global Academic Initiatives. She is recognized as an expert on the U.S. Supreme Court, constitutional law and administrative law.
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.
Brooks Simpson a Foundation Professor of History in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts. He studies American political, military history and the American presidency.
Chris Wharton is the assistant dean of innovation and strategic initiatives in the College of Health Solutions. His interests include plant-based diets, food systems and sustainability, food waste, lifestyle-wide behavior change, voluntary simplicity, screen time behaviors and active commuting.
Wanda Dalla Costa is an architect and expert in indigenous architecture. Costa is an Institute Professor in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and a member of the Saddle Lake First Nation.
Joshua LaBaer is the executive director of the Biodesign Institute and leads ASU's COVID-19 research efforts. He studies proteomics through developing biomarkers.
Kristy Roschke is the managing director of the News Co/Lab at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She's an expert in helping people find new ways of understanding and interacting with news information.
Angela M. Banks is a law professor in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. She is an immigration, human rights and international law expert. Her research focuses on membership and belonging in democratic societies.
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.
Jill Messing is an associate professor in the School of Social Work. Her research includes intimate partner violence, risk assessment, domestic homicide and femicide.
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.
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.

ASU in the media

The Arizona Republic

Extreme heat, little relief: Will every summer in Phoenix be as hot as this year?

ABC 15

Experts suggest sticking to certain industries for holiday jobs amid the pandemic

The Campus Technology

Your online courses are working — is now a good time to consider how you are using physical classroom spaces?

The Washington Post

Amy Coney Barrett was criticized for her dress, part of a long history of judging women’s clothes

The New York Times

School is (whisper it) a form of child care

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.