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Featured experts

ASU faculty whose expertise aligns with today’s headlines.
Jim Bell is a planetary scientist, author, and president of The Planetary Society. He is a professor in the School Of Earth and Space Exploration and heavily involved in NASA solar system exploration missions like those of the Mars rovers Spirit, Opportunity, and Curiosity.
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.
Edward Kavazanjian is a top geotechnical field expert who specializes in sustainable design and construction of foundations and earth structures to withstand destructive forces such as earthquake, landslides and floods.
Hitendra Chaturvedi is a professor of practice at the W. P. Carey School of Business. Chaturvedi is an expert in supply chain management, entrepreneurship and venture capital.
Traci Morris is the Executive Director of the American Indian Policy Institute. Morris is an expert in federal Indian policy, telecommunications and digital culture.
As the executive director of the Global Security Initiative, Nadya Bliss oversees efforts to address the complex, interdependent security challenges of today and beyond.
Rashad Shabazz is an associate professor in the School of Social Transformation. His academic expertise brings together human geography, Black cultural studies, gender studies, and critical prison studies.
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.
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.
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.
Paulo Shakarian is an associate professor in the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering. He is an expert in cybersecurity, social networks and machine learning.

ASU in the media


Check Out This Amazing HD Panorama Of Mars From NASA’s Perseverance Rover

The Conversation

Engineered viruses can fight the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria


As a new blue Is discovered, ASU professor details history of the color blue

Fast Company

The ‘Perseverance’ rover is now on Mars. What does it hope to find there?

The Associated Press

Tribes have high hopes as Haaland confirmation hearing nears

Featured videos

Media literacy: Identifying disinformation, misinformation: Devils in the Details

Kristy Roschke, managing director of the News Co/Lab at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and Nadya Bliss, executive director of the Global Security Initiative at ASU, discuss the importance of media literacy and the impact of disinformation.

ASU Online: A personalized college experience: Devils in the Details

Through the use of technology and other innovative tools, ASU Online provides learners with a personalized and engaging experience, helping them achieve their educational or professional development goals.

Rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine: Devils in the Details

The spring 2021 semester is underway, and although COVID-19 isn’t in the rear-view mirror just yet, ASU’s efforts to get the community tested, and now vaccinated, offer a glimmer of hope, and a step towards normalcy.

What will the spring 2021 semester look like? Arizona State University

We have been hard at work making plans to create a welcoming environment in which students can live and learn. Campus life will look different in many ways, and we will all need to make adjustments.

Gammage’s return to the stage: Devils in the Details

ASU Gammage is an icon — hit hard by the pandemic. And although Gammage plans a return to the stage soon, hard work continues behind the scenes to keep the arts community connected, while weighing important discussions about coming back stronger, and more diverse.

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.