Expert Directory

Need a source? Welcome to the GCC Experts Directory! If you are a member of the news media and you are seeking someone with expertise in a specific subject area, you’ve come to the right place. Our faculty members hold advanced degrees and have years of experience in their fields. If you are searching for interesting story topics, our Experts Directory may spark some good ideas. If you would like to speak with one of our experts, please contact our Director of Marketing and Public Relations at (623) 845-3809 or via email at tressa.jumps@gcmail.maricopa.edu.

Acting/Coaching
Kirt Shineman
Communications Faculty

Arabic Language/Islam/Middle East Culture and History
Ibrahim Naim
Director, Early Outreach Programs

Arizona Government
Toni McClory
Political Science Faculty

Art (Modern)
R. J. Merrill
Art History Faculty

Biogeography (Plant Geography)
Steve Emrick
Geography Faculty

Bioterrorism
Jeffrey Pommerville
Biology Faculty

Buddhism
Jeane Saint-Amour
Philosophy/Religious Studies Faculty

Career Development/Job Search/
Workforce Development/Employment for
People with Disabilities
Scott Schulz
Manager, Career Services

Ceramics
Harry Kaino
Art/Photography Faculty

Constitutional Division of War Powers
Bill Lamkin
Economics/Political Science Faculty

Debate
Pam Joraanstad
Speech Communication Faculty

Economic Crashes
Gay Garesché
Economics Faculty

Education/Teaching
Nancy Oreshack
Education Faculty

Electronic Technology
Ui Luu
Electronics Faculty

Emergency Medical Services
Chris Coughlin
Fire Science/EMT Faculty

Exercise (Physical Education for Adults
with Disabilities)
Connie LaBuhn
Physical Education Faculty

Exercise (Weight Training)
Scott Henry
Health, Physical Education and
Recreation Faculty

Fire Management/Wildlife
Mike Osborn
Fire Science Faculty

Firearms/Law Enforcement
Jerry McCown
Coordinator, Law Enforcement training

Fitness Myths and Misconceptions
Olivia Templeton
Physical Education Faculty

Forensics (Speech)
Kirt Shineman
Communications Faculty

Foster Care
Elizabeth (B.J.) Jacobs
Psychology Faculty

Future and the Development of Future
Consciousness
Thomas Lombardo
Faculty Chair, Psychology, Philosophy
and Religion

Genealogy
Ken Bus
Director, International Education
Programs

Graphics/Multimedia (Animation/Web/
Imaging)
Mirta Hamilton
Art Faculty

Grief Recovery
Paul Romo
Counselor

Infectious Diseases
Jeffrey Pommerville
Biology Faculty

Internet Trends
Bobby Sample
Web/Database Applications Developer

International Recruiting/Students/
Student Visas
Ken Bus
Director, International Education
Programs

Internships
Diane Taylor
Internship Developer

Latin Dance
Bel Quiros-Winemiller
Spanish Faculty

Mathematics
Carol Barner
Computer Science Faculty

Meteorology
Lynn Newman
Geography Faculty

Music (Jazz, Instrumental)
Dave Schmidt
Music Faculty

NASA Missions (Galileo)
Steve Kadel
Geology Faculty

Oriental Rugs
Ken Bus
Director, International Education
Programs

Poetry (Modern)
Kirt Shineman
Communications Faculty

Political Rhetoric
Kirt Shineman
Communications Faculty

Psychology (Anger Management/
Chemical Dependency/Child Abuse
Issues/Relationship Issues/Counseling/
Dysfunctional Families)
Bruce Thomas
Counseling Faculty

Psychology of Religion
Elizabeth (B.J.) Jacobs
Psychology Faculty

Rehabilitation (Physical)
Lisa Lewis
Health, Physical Education and
Recreation Faculty

Search and Rescue/Survival, Desert or
Mountain
Scott Kozakiewicz
Coordinator, Media Services

Sexuality (Human)
Kam Majer
Psychology Faculty

Sex Lives of Fish
Robert Reavis
Biology Faculty

Shakespeare
Carmela Arnoldt
English Faculty

Stress Management/Test-Taking Anxiety
Susan High
Counselor

Theater/Musical
Kirt Shineman
Communications Faculty

Video Production
Scott Kozakiewicz
Coordinator, Media Services

Volcanoes of Hawaii
Steve Kadel
Geology Faculty

One thought on “Expert Directory

  1. Unfortunately, Carol Barner has retired. I miss her, though, I had her for three classes, and she was an awesome instructor!

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