Become an Expert Source

The Office of University Communications invites faculty members to join its roster of experts by filling out the form below. This roster is used when media professionals call seeking an expert to provide analysis or commentary for a news story. If you would be interested in speaking to the media, but don't have much media experience, University Communications staff would be happy to provide training. Also take a moment to read our guide to working with the media.

Full name:




City of residence:


Department phone number:

Office phone number:

Alternate number:


Since media professionals usually work under tight deadlines, we encourage faculty to list a home number or alternate phone and e-mail.


Home phone number: -- you

a home phone number to members of the media seeking experts.

Cell phone number: -- you

a cell phone number to members of the media seeking experts.


I prefer to receive e-mail at I prefer to be contacted by (e-mail, cell phone, home phone, etc.)


I am fluent enough to be interviewed and quoted by members of the media in these languages:


My areas of expertise include:(briefly list 3-5 topics)


My educational background includes (e.g. PhD, Economics, Brown University):


Following are some ideas I would like you to consider for news or feature stories:


Once the form has been submitted, you will be taken to the "Working with the Media" page. A confirmation will be sent to you within a few days.