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As one of the nation's most comprehensive public research universities, The University of Toledo has a unique opportunity to provide a wide variety of information and expertise on a broad range of topics.

Meet our featured Experts

Eric Chaffee, J.D.

Professor of Law

Eric Chaffee is an expert on white collar crime and securities fraud. His academic research and teaching focus on business and tax law with an emphasis on securities regulation, cyberlaw, compliance and business ethics. In addition to Wall Street, insider trading and other corporate topics, Chaffee can speak about commercial law, the intersection of business law and nonprofit organizations, the authority of government agencies to regulate businesses, and trusts and estates.
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Celia Williamson, Ph.D.

Distinguished University Professor of Social Work and Director of the Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute

Celia Williamson is well-known for her community advocacy against human trafficking and domestic violence, along with her extensive research into the issue. She organizes the Annual International Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference at UToledo that has welcomed people from 49 states and 40 countries since it began in 2004 as they work to advance collaborative research, advocacy and program development. She also studies prostitution, vulnerable women, and drug abuse.
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Paul Hong, Ph.D.

Distinguished University Professor of Global Supply Chain Management and Asian Studies

Whether it’s food at the grocery store, Christmas gifts or cars, Paul Hong is an expert on supply chains, network capabilities and global supply chain management. He can speak about the comprehensive logistical process that takes products from farm harvests and factory assembly lines to distribution by truck, rail or air, and, ultimately, onto retail shelves and showrooms — or directly to your front door. He is an expert in international comparative studies and building growth engine industries for national competitiveness.
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Experts by Topic


Rupali Chandar, Ph.D.Galaxy Formation

Michael Cushing, Ph.D.Cool Temperature Stars

Tom Megeath, Ph.D., Milky Way Star Birth

J.D. Smith, Ph.D., Galaxy Evolution


Paul Hong, Ph.D.Global Supply Chain, Panic Buying


Lisa Pescara-Kovach, Ph.D.Bullying

Electrical Engineering

Ngalula Sandrine Mubenga, Ph.D., Battery Power Systems

Health and Medicine

Bina Joe, Ph.D.Hypertension


Eric Chaffee, J.D.Securities Regulation, Business Ethics, Fraud

Geoffrey Rapp, J.D.Sports Law

Lee Strang, J.D.Constitutional Law


Jami Taylor, Ph.D., Transgender Politics and Policy


Ovamir Anjum, Ph.D.Islam

Social Issues

Celia Williamson, Ph.D.Human Trafficking

Water Quality

Thomas Bridgeman, Harmful Algal Blooms, Water Quality, Great Lakes

Last Updated: 8/29/22