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For Bryant University media inquiries, contact the Office of University Relations at 401-232-6932 (Public Relations), 401-232-6120 (main department number), or For media inquiries and coverage of Bryant Bulldog athletics, please contact the Athletics Communications office.  


Bryant University News

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)-related faculty experts 

Please contact Cecilia Cooper, Director of Public Relations, if you would like to get in touch with one of our faculty members. 


  • Kirsten Hokeness, Ph.D.: Expertise: immunology, virology, microbiology, and human health and disease. Professor and Chair of the Department of Science and Technology at Bryant University


  • Michael Gravier, Ph.D. Expertise: global supply chain management and global trade. Professor of Marketing at Bryant University. Media Coverage: Fortune, Adweek, and is regular columnist for Supply Chain Management Review


  • Dave Louton, Ph.D. Expertise: investment strategy, financial markets technology and innovation, asset allocation, mutual funds, options market models, investor behavior, and applications of computational linguistics and machine learning models to investment analysis. Professor of Finance at Bryant University. Media Coverage: The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, and The Hill 


  • Peter Nigro, Ph.D. Previously worked at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Expertise: the Fed, markets, financial saving, credit risk, and fair lending issues. Professor of Finance and the Sarkisian Chair in Financial Services at Bryant University. Media Coverage: U.S. News and World Report and International Business Times


  • Teresa McCarthy, Ph.D. Expertise: supply chain management (fashion / retail), global sourcing, and forecasting. Associate Professor of Marketing at Bryant University. Media Coverage: The Wall Street Journal


  • Rick Gorvett, Ph.D. Expertise: actuarial applications of economic theory and financial mathematics, enterprise risk management, and predictive modeling. Professor of Mathematics at Bryant University. Media Coverage: NPR and Quartz


  • Joseph Trunzo, Ph.D. Expertise: psychology, health psychology, and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Lyme Disease. Professor of Psychology at Bryant University. Media Coverage: Yahoo Lifestyle, MSN, Psychology Today, and Aeon Magazine


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