Barrett, The Honors College

Scroll through our list of media-ready experts based out of or affiliated with Barrett, The Honors College. Click on their name to learn more about their unique expertise, recent media coverage and how to connect with them.

Rizwana Biviji

College of Health Solutions, Barrett, The Honors College
Expert in: Health disparities, Health care policy, Child health, Women’s health
Phone: (602) 496-2318
Media Relations Officer

Craig Allen

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Barrett, The Honors College
Expert in: Media studies, Journalism, Communication, Political history
Phone: (602) 496-6786
Media Relations Officer
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Thomas Sugar

Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, School of Manufacturing Systems and Networks, Barrett, The Honors College
Expert in: Mechanical engineering, Bioelectronics, Engineering, Robotics, Human-robot interaction, Medical devices, Rehabilitation, Prosthetic devices
Phone: (480) 727-1127
Media Relations Officer
Gary Werner /

Ed Finn

School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology, School of Arts, Media and Engineering, Department of English, Center for Science and the Imagination, Barrett, The Honors College
Expert in: Creativity, Literature, Imagination, Algorithms, Artificial intelligence, Cryptocurrency, Climate change, Cultural engagement, STEM, Technology policy, Science fiction, Digital media, Contemporary fiction, Storytelling, Frankenstein
Phone: (480) 382-2116
Media Relations Officer
Kristen LaRue /

Melissa Free

Department of English, Barrett, The Honors College, School of Social Transformation
Expert in: Literature, Gender studies, Race relations, European history, Africa, Cultural diversity, History, War, Victorian era, Literary criticism
Media Relations Officer
Kristen LaRue /