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Hofstra University

Speakers Bureau

The following members of Hofstra's renowned faculty are available to speak about election issues at local libraries, school districts and community centers.  Their areas of specialization are listed below.
For more information, call (516) 463-6818.
  • Mary Ann Allison, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations
    Government problem solving and why it is out of date
  • Barbara Barron, J.D., Professor of Legal Research and Writing
    Role of the courts in moral issues that transcend partisan politics
  • Robin Charlow, J.D., Professor of Law
    Religion and the law, constitutional law and criminal law
  • Ronald Colombo, J.D., Associate Professor of Law
    Economic regulation in the 21st century (including the subprime mortgage crisis)
  • Nora Demleitner, L.L.M., Professor of Law and Dean, Hofstra Law School
    Criminal sentencing, death penalty and immigration
  • Akilah Folami, J.D., Associate Professor of Law
    Youth and political participation through the Internet and new media
  • Paul Fritz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Political Science
    International relations, international security, U.S. foreign policy, U.S. defense policy, the war in Iraq, the war in Afghanistan, the Iranian nuclear issue
  • David Green, M.A., Associate Professor of Political Science
    American politics, International politics, The Bush presidency, Presidential elections, Domestic politics & the Iraq war, U.S. post-war history, European/EU politics, Ideological patterns, debates and controversies
  • Daniel Greenwood, J.D., Professor of Law
    Corporate free speech, democratic control of corporation, relationship between law and religion
  • Conrad Herold, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics
    Latin American economics
  • Richard Himelfarb, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Political Science
    How to watch and understand Presidential Debates, Social Security and the 2008 Election
  • Katrina Kuh, J.D., Associate Professor of Law
    Federal response to climate change
  • Eric Lane, L.L.M., Professor of Law
    U.S. Constitution
  • Theodor Liebmann, J.D., Clinical Professor of Law
    Youth without a legal immigration status and the foster care system
  • Gregory Maney, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology
    Immigration
  • Martin Melkonian, M.A., Adjunct Professor of Economics
    The cost of the Iraq and fghanistan wars, the rising cost of energy (gas etc.), the problem of Social Security, Reordering government spending and taxing priorities, the economics of the military sector
  • Andrew Schepard, J.D., Professor of Law
    Education reform and family/law issues (divorce, custody, etc.)