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Breaking News? Tap UMass Lowell’s Expert Sources

Interviews are available live via satellite, in person and by phone.

Looking for expert sources who can deliver instant analysis on breaking news? UMass Lowell’s faculty and researchers have you covered. Experts are available to all members of the media in person or by phone. For TV, UMass Lowell offers live interviews via satellite directly from campus, making it easier for media organizations to enhance coverage with authorities on the issues of the day.

UMass Lowell has a large faculty comprised of world-class experts who can comment on news trends including terrorism, politics and elections, and family life and parenting, as well as issues related to crime, health care, the economy, popular culture, toxic substances in everyday life and scientific innovation such as nanotechnology, plastics and more. 

To book a UMass Lowell expert, contact Christine Gillette at 978-934-2209 or or Nancy Cicco at 978-934-4944 or

Featured Experts

  • Frank Talty

    Frank Talty

    Politics and Law

    Frank Talty is an expert source on national and state politics, the legal system and Irish history and politics in the United States.

  • Scott Latham

    Scott Latham

    Business Policy, Strategy and Management

    Scott Latham is an authority on business management and organizational turnaround.

  • James H.  Nehring

    James H.  Nehring


    James Nehring is an authority on education and a thought leader in the debate over standardized testing.

  • Joel A. Tickner

    Joel A. Tickner

    Environmental Health

    Joel A. Tickner is a pioneer in safer alternatives to chemicals and the risks posed by them in everyday life.