Experts Guide

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The Sam Houston State University Experts Guide is an online tool for journalists to identify and connect with qualified faculty experts who routinely work with the media and can comment on a broad range of timely news topics.

This site’s database contains names, topic areas, and biographical and contact information for SHSU faculty who volunteer to share their areas of scholarship, as well as a high-resolution photograph of each expert that can be used in print, online and televised media. Experts may be contacted directly, as indicated on their individual profile pages, or through the SHSU Communications Office, as indicated on the right. 

To find an expert:

Search by topic, or browse by college, below.

To become an expert:

Please thoroughly fill out the experts submission form.


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Economics and International Business
General Business and Finance
Management and Marketing


Criminal Justice and Criminology
Forensic Science
Security Studies


Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Counseling
Language, Literacy and Special Populations
Library Science


Mass Communication
School of Music
Theatre & Musical Theatre


Health and Kinesiology


Communication Studies
Foreign Languages
Family and Consumer Sciences
Political Science
Psychology and Philosophy


Agricultural Sciences
Biological Sciences
Computer Science
Engineering Technology
Geography and Geology
Mathematics and Statistics

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Visit our "In The News" page to see our recently featured faculty and staff

Joan Bytheway, Sam Houston State University professor and director of the Applied Anatomical Research Center, a featured expert for KBTX

Sam Houston State University faculty argues that an osteopathic medical school is the prescription for what’s ailing underserved communities in Texas.

Ava Fujimoto-Strait, professor at Sam Houston State, leads a student geography trip

NPR’s Texas Standard talks with Bobby LaRue, associate professor of forensic science about the ethical concerns of law enforcement use of genealogy sites.

Houston Matters learns from museum director Mac Woodward about efforts to create the Sam Houston Republic of Texas Presidential Library at SHSU.