William L. Weiss Professor of Information and Communications Technology
Engineering & Technology, Telecommunications
Associate Professor of Political Science
Law and Policy, Politics & Policy
Associate Professor of Geography and African Studies
Social Sciences, Civil Rights, Politics & Policy
Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar
Civil Rights, Law and Policy, Education
Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science
Palmer Chair in Telecommunications
Civil Rights, Law and Policy, Telecommunications
Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Sustainability & Environment, Engineering & Technology, Politics & Policy
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Social Sciences, Law and Policy
Penn State faculty experts are available to speak on a wide range of issues as they emerge on the campaign trail, including election security, civil rights and social movements, climate change, infectious diseases, immigration laws, and many more topics.
Contact Patrick McDaniel with questions about: Mobile device security, adversarial machine learning, systems security, program analysis for security, and the integrity and security of election systems
Contact Michael Nelson with questions about: effects of judicial elections, public support for courts in the United States, including the U.S. Supreme Court, and abroad, and the effects of collegiality on judicial behavior.
Contact Joshua Inwood with questions about: the social, political, and economic structures of vulnerable populations.
Contact Shoba Wadhia with questions about: Wadhia is an expert on immigration law whose research focuses on the role of prosecutorial discretion in immigration law and the intersections of race, national security and immigration.
Contact Michael Mann with questions about: The scientific understanding of historic climate change based on the temperature record of the past thousand years, man-made activity that has changed our climate and extreme weather
Contact Sascha Meinrath with questions about: the coronavirus pandemic's impacts on Internet connectivity. He can also comment on voting security, technology policy, privacy, surveillance, civil liberties, broadband mapping and artificial intelligence.
Contact Jeffrey Catchmark with questions about: Ethical leadership and decision-making. He can also speak about sustainable packaging, construction materials, food products and biomaterials for healthcare.
Contact Lacey Wallace with questions about: Gun ownership and gun acquisition behavior and the effects of intervention and policy on these processes